Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 123 289
Rank change year-on-year -90 +166 -2
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 62 301 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 2.63% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 2.90% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 85 70
East of England median annual salary £72,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.25% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £39,000 £23,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%

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 6,466 10,392 10,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.54% 90.81% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,719 7,631 8,673
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,010 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,150 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +36 29 £72,500 +70.59% 2
Cambridgeshire -80 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Norfolk +5 2 £51,871 +72.90%
Essex +21 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Bedfordshire -4 1 - - 5
Creative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.16%) Marketing
4 25 (40.32%) Analytics
5 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.26%) User Experience
7 19 (30.65%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (30.65%) Product Roadmap
7 19 (30.65%) Degree
8 18 (29.03%) Retail
8 18 (29.03%) Scrum
9 17 (27.42%) SEO
9 17 (27.42%) Web Design
9 17 (27.42%) B2C
9 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
9 17 (27.42%) Epics
9 17 (27.42%) Personalization
9 17 (27.42%) Marketing Analytics
10 16 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (20.97%) Python
12 13 (20.97%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (17.74%) Finance
13 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
13 11 (17.74%) AWS
14 10 (16.13%) Open Source
14 10 (16.13%) Smartphone
14 10 (16.13%) Virtual Team
15 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (14.52%) SQL

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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) AWS
2 7 (11.29%) SaaS
3 6 (9.68%) Slack
4 5 (8.06%) Azure
5 3 (4.84%) G Suite
5 3 (4.84%) npm
6 2 (3.23%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.61%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) GIS
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Power BI
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Gerrit
2 5 (8.06%) GNU Toolchain
2 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.84%) Bower
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (45.16%) Marketing
2 18 (29.03%) Retail
3 11 (17.74%) Finance
4 6 (9.68%) Electronics
5 5 (8.06%) Automotive
6 3 (4.84%) Multimedia
7 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.61%) Billing
8 1 (1.61%) Legal
8 1 (1.61%) Local Government
8 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Product Owner
2 17 (27.42%) Senior Product Owner
3 8 (12.90%) Data Scientist
4 6 (9.68%) IT Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Hardware Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) OSS Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
9 1 (1.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Messaging Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Technical Product Owner
9 1 (1.61%) Technical Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) LLVM
2 4 (6.45%) CSS
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) Sass
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.61%) COM
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (32.26%) User Experience
3 19 (30.65%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (16.13%) Smartphone
4 10 (16.13%) Virtual Team
5 5 (8.06%) Device Driver
5 5 (8.06%) Internet of Things
5 5 (8.06%) Verilog
5 5 (8.06%) VHDL
6 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Analytics
3 19 (30.65%) Product Roadmap
4 18 (29.03%) Scrum
5 17 (27.42%) B2C
5 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
5 17 (27.42%) Epics
5 17 (27.42%) Marketing Analytics
5 17 (27.42%) Personalization
5 17 (27.42%) SEO
5 17 (27.42%) Web Design
6 16 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (16.13%) Open Source
8 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (12.90%) Data Science
9 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
9 8 (12.90%) Project Management
9 8 (12.90%) Statistics
10 7 (11.29%) Secure Coding
10 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Python
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.90%) R
4 7 (11.29%) Java
4 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.06%) C
5 5 (8.06%) C++
5 5 (8.06%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Degree
2 13 (20.97%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (12.90%) Postgraduate
4 7 (11.29%) CEH
4 7 (11.29%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) COBIT
2 6 (9.68%) HIPAA
2 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Qualys
2 7 (11.29%) Veracode
3 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) WooCommerce