Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 280 274
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 47 82 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.70% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 55
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,625 £25,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 7,698 11,645 11,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.15% 91.33% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,809 9,281 9,214
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,407 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +3.48%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +54 37 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +37 7 £42,500 +23.19% 1
Essex +23 2 £38,500 +2.67%
Suffolk +12 1 £27,500 -51.11% 1
Creative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 21 (44.68%) User Experience
2 16 (34.04%) Marketing
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) SEO
4 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (29.79%) B2C
5 13 (27.66%) Retail
6 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
6 12 (25.53%) C#
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) Time Management
8 10 (21.28%) Scrum
9 9 (19.15%) Python
10 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.02%) Web Design
10 8 (17.02%) Personalization
10 8 (17.02%) Epics
11 7 (14.89%) Innovative Thinking
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (14.89%) MVC
12 6 (12.77%) OOP
12 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
12 6 (12.77%) Web Services
12 6 (12.77%) Product Marketing
12 6 (12.77%) UX Design
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) Analytics
12 6 (12.77%) Marketing Analytics

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 3 (6.38%) Apache
1 3 (6.38%) nginx
1 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (34.04%) Marketing
2 13 (27.66%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Product Owner
2 14 (29.79%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Product Owner
4 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) 3D Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Product Owner
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) DirectX
4 4 (8.51%) OpenGL
4 4 (8.51%) REST
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.38%) D3.js
5 3 (6.38%) Django
5 3 (6.38%) Flask
5 3 (6.38%) HTML
5 3 (6.38%) LAMP
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
7 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) User Experience
2 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
4 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.38%) Robotics
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Social Media
7 1 (2.13%) Blog
7 1 (2.13%) Life Science
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (31.91%) SEO
2 14 (29.79%) B2C
3 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) Time Management
5 8 (17.02%) Epics
5 8 (17.02%) Personalization
5 8 (17.02%) Web Design
6 7 (14.89%) Innovative Thinking
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) Marketing Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) OOP
7 6 (12.77%) Product Marketing
7 6 (12.77%) UX Design
8 5 (10.64%) Biology
8 5 (10.64%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) AWK
6 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.38%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) sed
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) tcsh
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) GLSL
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP