Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 531 544 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.44% 10.46% 8.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.44% 11.58% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 376 425 494
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,269 4,698 5,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.00% 90.29% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,301 3,886 4,720
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the East Midlands

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the East Midlands

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the East Midlands

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -4 169 £42,500 - 37
Northamptonshire +5 147 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Leicestershire +1 112 £42,500 +13.33% 29
Derbyshire +8 85 £40,000 +33.33% 23
Rutland - 7 £32,500 - 1
Lincolnshire -13 6 - - 6
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 194 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (26.18%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (25.99%) Microsoft
4 133 (25.05%) SQL Server
5 131 (24.67%) Finance
6 122 (22.98%) C#
7 114 (21.47%) SQL
8 111 (20.90%) Java
8 111 (20.90%) Degree
9 104 (19.59%) .NET
10 102 (19.21%) JavaScript
11 96 (18.08%) Software Engineering
12 86 (16.20%) Windows
13 81 (15.25%) Retail
14 69 (12.99%) CSS
15 68 (12.81%) Scrum
16 66 (12.43%) Web Services
16 66 (12.43%) Computer Science
17 65 (12.24%) OO
18 63 (11.86%) HTML
19 62 (11.68%) Project Management
20 60 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
21 59 (11.11%) Time Management
22 57 (10.73%) Self-Motivation
23 56 (10.55%) Banking
24 55 (10.36%) SDLC
25 54 (10.17%) MVC
26 51 (9.60%) ASP.NET
27 50 (9.42%) jQuery
28 49 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.51%) IIS
5 6 (1.13%) Confluence
5 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.94%) Site Server
6 5 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.38%) Apache
9 2 (0.38%) CMS
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.38%) Quickr
9 2 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.13%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.19%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.33%) Office 365
4 13 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.13%) G Suite
6 5 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.94%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.75%) GitHub
7 4 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.56%) SaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.38%) Slack
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) Google Play
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.84%) DNS
1 31 (5.84%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.90%) HTTP
3 23 (4.33%) DHCP
4 20 (3.77%) Firewall
4 20 (3.77%) LAN
5 17 (3.20%) VLAN
5 17 (3.20%) WAN
6 16 (3.01%) Ethernet
7 13 (2.45%) Wireless
8 9 (1.69%) VoIP
9 8 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (1.32%) Modbus
10 7 (1.32%) RS-485
10 7 (1.32%) SAN
11 6 (1.13%) Internet
11 6 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (0.94%) SMS
13 4 (0.75%) Skype
14 3 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.77%) Big Data
5 17 (3.20%) Hadoop
5 17 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.01%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.82%) HBase
8 14 (2.64%) MySQL
9 13 (2.45%) OLTP
10 12 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (1.69%) Flink
12 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.13%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.13%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.13%) Impala
14 5 (0.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 38 (7.16%) Cucumber
2 36 (6.78%) Selenium
3 32 (6.03%) JIRA
4 31 (5.84%) Maven
5 26 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (4.52%) Git (software)
7 21 (3.95%) Gradle
8 20 (3.77%) Visual Studio
9 18 (3.39%) WebDriver
10 15 (2.82%) JMeter
10 15 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 15 (2.82%) Zephyr
11 12 (2.26%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.07%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.32%) Robot Framework
13 7 (1.32%) TestRail
14 6 (1.13%) Gatling
14 6 (1.13%) Xcode
15 4 (0.75%) Subversion
16 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 131 (24.67%) Finance
2 81 (15.25%) Retail
3 56 (10.55%) Banking
4 35 (6.59%) Marketing
5 23 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.01%) Retail Banking
6 16 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.64%) Electronics
8 11 (2.07%) Automotive
9 5 (0.94%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (28.44%) Developer
2 94 (17.70%) Analyst
3 64 (12.05%) .NET Developer
4 59 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 53 (9.98%) Software Engineer
6 44 (8.29%) C# Developer
7 39 (7.34%) Business Analyst
8 33 (6.21%) Java Engineer
9 31 (5.84%) Software Developer
10 30 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (4.52%) Support Engineer
13 22 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 20 (3.77%) Development Engineer
15 20 (3.77%) Network Engineer
15 20 (3.77%) Software Development Engineer
15 20 (3.77%) SQL Developer
16 19 (3.58%) Service Manager
17 17 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (19.59%) .NET
2 69 (12.99%) CSS
3 66 (12.43%) Web Services
4 63 (11.86%) HTML
5 51 (9.60%) ASP.NET
6 50 (9.42%) jQuery
7 43 (8.10%) .NET Framework
7 43 (8.10%) RESTful
8 36 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (6.78%) Spring
9 28 (5.27%) AngularJS
10 25 (4.71%) REST
11 24 (4.52%) JSON
11 24 (4.52%) XML
12 23 (4.33%) HTML5
13 21 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (3.01%) Spring Boot
16 14 (2.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 139 (26.18%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (12.43%) Computer Science
3 57 (10.73%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (6.21%) User Experience
5 28 (5.27%) EPoS
6 21 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (3.39%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.64%) Verilog
9 14 (2.64%) VHDL
10 11 (2.07%) Clustering
11 10 (1.88%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.88%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.69%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.69%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.51%) Replication
14 7 (1.32%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.20%) Windows
2 41 (7.72%) Windows Server
3 27 (5.08%) Linux
4 24 (4.52%) Android
5 22 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.45%) Unix
7 13 (2.45%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.88%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.32%) FreeRTOS
9 7 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (18.08%) Software Engineering
3 68 (12.81%) Scrum
4 65 (12.24%) OO
5 62 (11.68%) Project Management
6 59 (11.11%) Time Management
7 55 (10.36%) SDLC
8 54 (10.17%) MVC
9 49 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 48 (9.04%) Test Automation
11 47 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (8.47%) Coaching
12 45 (8.47%) Mentoring
13 44 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (7.91%) Service Management
15 41 (7.72%) Microservices
15 41 (7.72%) Problem Management
16 40 (7.53%) ITIL
17 39 (7.34%) Validation
18 36 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 122 (22.98%) C#
2 114 (21.47%) SQL
3 111 (20.90%) Java
4 102 (19.21%) JavaScript
5 37 (6.97%) T-SQL
6 28 (5.27%) PowerShell
7 24 (4.52%) C++
7 24 (4.52%) VB.NET
8 21 (3.95%) C
9 17 (3.20%) VB
10 12 (2.26%) VBScript
11 11 (2.07%) VB6
12 10 (1.88%) Python
13 8 (1.51%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.32%) PHP
14 7 (1.32%) VBA
15 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.56%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.38%) Perl
17 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (20.90%) Degree
2 40 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.69%) CISSP
3 9 (1.69%) SSCP
4 7 (1.32%) MCSA
4 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.13%) HNC
5 6 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.94%) ISEB
6 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.75%) MCSE
8 3 (0.56%) CCNA
8 3 (0.56%) CCNP
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.56%) MCITP
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.03%) QA
2 12 (2.26%) SLA
3 9 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.69%) PMO
4 3 (0.56%) GDPR
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 46 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.71%) Firmware
3 24 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.39%) Docker
5 17 (3.20%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.26%) vSphere
7 6 (1.13%) HDFS
8 5 (0.94%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.94%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.38%) KVM
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.38%) Xen
9 2 (0.38%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.07%) SCCM
2 7 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.75%) Ansible
5 3 (0.56%) Puppet
6 2 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (25.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.34%) VMware
3 31 (5.84%) Oracle
4 21 (3.95%) Google
5 20 (3.77%) Cisco
6 17 (3.20%) SAP
6 17 (3.20%) Veeam
7 15 (2.82%) Xamarin
8 14 (2.64%) McAfee
9 9 (1.69%) Citrix
9 9 (1.69%) Telerik
10 8 (1.51%) Mitel
11 7 (1.32%) Sophos
12 6 (1.13%) HP
12 6 (1.13%) Proofpoint
12 6 (1.13%) Remedy
12 6 (1.13%) Reuters
12 6 (1.13%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.94%) Acronis
13 5 (0.94%) Kaspersky