Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 277 295
Rank change year-on-year +37 +18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 87 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 0.67% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.73% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 67 49
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.37% +2.11% +33.80%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,050 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £85,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Creative Thinking 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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,947 11,027 11,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.21% 90.74% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,670 8,949 9,636
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in the East of England.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Hertfordshire +26 44 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Cambridgeshire +43 39 £60,000 -25.00% 7
Essex +8 2 £38,500 - 3
Suffolk -6 2 £38,250 -33.48% 1
Creative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 of England region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) .NET
3 20 (22.99%) Finance
4 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (19.54%) Time Management
5 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
5 17 (19.54%) C#
5 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
6 16 (18.39%) Mentoring
6 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (17.24%) Coaching
7 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 15 (17.24%) Pair Programming
8 14 (16.09%) Degree
8 14 (16.09%) HTML
8 14 (16.09%) Web Services
8 14 (16.09%) Python
9 13 (14.94%) CSS
9 13 (14.94%) SDLC
10 12 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (13.79%) Linux
10 12 (13.79%) PHP
10 12 (13.79%) SQL
10 12 (13.79%) Retail
11 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
11 11 (12.64%) Oracle
11 11 (12.64%) OO
11 11 (12.64%) Node.js
11 11 (12.64%) Analytical Thinking
12 10 (11.49%) Docker

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (4.60%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) WordPress
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (2.30%) ATM
3 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) MySQL
2 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) Power BI
5 1 (1.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) JIRA
2 4 (4.60%) NUnit
2 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) gulp
4 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.30%) Protractor
4 2 (2.30%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.30%) webpack
5 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Retail
3 9 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.30%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Architect
3 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 9 (10.34%) IT Manager
3 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Service Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Applications Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Data Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Account Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Sales Account Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Sales Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
8 3 (3.45%) Junior C# Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) .NET
2 14 (16.09%) HTML
2 14 (16.09%) Web Services
3 13 (14.94%) CSS
4 11 (12.64%) Node.js
5 9 (10.34%) .NET Core
5 9 (10.34%) LAMP
6 8 (9.20%) Ajax
6 8 (9.20%) jQuery
7 5 (5.75%) SOAP
8 4 (4.60%) DirectX
8 4 (4.60%) OpenGL
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.45%) REST
9 3 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (2.30%) Jest
10 2 (2.30%) Redux
10 2 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) User Experience
3 6 (6.90%) iPhone
3 6 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.45%) Robotics
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.15%) Blog
6 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (19.54%) Time Management
3 16 (18.39%) Mentoring
3 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (17.24%) Coaching
4 15 (17.24%) Pair Programming
5 13 (14.94%) SDLC
6 12 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (12.64%) Analytical Thinking
7 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
7 11 (12.64%) OO
8 10 (11.49%) System Testing
8 10 (11.49%) TDD
8 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.34%) MVC
9 9 (10.34%) Web Application Development
10 8 (9.20%) Innovative Thinking
11 7 (8.05%) Microservices
12 6 (6.90%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) C#
1 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.09%) Python
3 12 (13.79%) PHP
3 12 (13.79%) SQL
4 7 (8.05%) C++
5 4 (4.60%) R
6 3 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) ES6
8 1 (1.15%) GLSL
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Master's Degree
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) KVM
2 1 (1.15%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco
3 6 (6.90%) HP
4 3 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.15%) BT
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Tableau