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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Critical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Critical Thinking over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Critical Thinking
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 199 176
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +74
Permanent jobs citing Critical Thinking 97 15 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.31% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56 7 10
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,188 £28,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.25% -21.95%
75th Percentile £41,250 £62,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £49,750 £79,500 £57,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +13.64% -

Critical 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 6,914 4,129 3,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 93.36% 91.86% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,800 2,391 2,504
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £64,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%

Critical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Critical Thinking in the East of England

Critical Thinking
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Critical Thinking in the East of England.

Salary trend for Critical Thinking in the East of England

Critical Thinking
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Critical Thinking in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Critical Thinking in the East of England

Critical 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 Critical Thinking within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +6 47 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -35 30 £30,700 -12.29% 2
Essex -28 17 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Critical Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT jobs citing Critical 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 Critical Thinking.

1 47 (48.45%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (45.36%) Decision-Making
3 43 (44.33%) Agile
4 42 (43.30%) Analytics
5 41 (42.27%) QA
5 41 (42.27%) Social Skills
6 40 (41.24%) SQL
7 37 (38.14%) Degree
8 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
9 32 (32.99%) Marketing
10 31 (31.96%) Google
10 31 (31.96%) Google Analytics
11 29 (29.90%) HTML
11 29 (29.90%) CSS
12 28 (28.87%) Facebook
13 26 (26.80%) E-Commerce
13 26 (26.80%) SEO
13 26 (26.80%) Google Tag Manager
14 25 (25.77%) Java
15 20 (20.62%) Law
16 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
17 18 (18.56%) Python
17 18 (18.56%) REST
17 18 (18.56%) Front End Development
18 17 (17.53%) Process Improvement
18 17 (17.53%) Project Management
19 16 (16.49%) Logistics
19 16 (16.49%) Shopify
20 15 (15.46%) Computer Science

Critical 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 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.09%) SAS
3 1 (1.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Shopify
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.96%) Google Analytics
2 26 (26.80%) Google Tag Manager
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (10.31%) Azure
5 9 (9.28%) Veeva
6 6 (6.19%) AWS
7 5 (5.15%) Power Platform
7 5 (5.15%) SaaS
8 4 (4.12%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (4.12%) Serverless
9 3 (3.09%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (3.09%) Google Ads
9 3 (3.09%) PowerApps
9 3 (3.09%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (3.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) MySQL
2 5 (5.15%) Power BI
2 5 (5.15%) Tableau
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) DTS
4 1 (1.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.22%) JIRA
2 7 (7.22%) Subversion
3 6 (6.19%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.19%) JMeter
4 4 (4.12%) TestRail
5 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.09%) Cypress.io
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.09%) Maven
5 3 (3.09%) NeoLoad
5 3 (3.09%) REST Assured
5 3 (3.09%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) Tricentis qTest
6 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.03%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (42.27%) Social Skills
2 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (32.99%) Marketing
4 20 (20.62%) Law
5 15 (15.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (10.31%) Advertising
6 10 (10.31%) Retail
7 9 (9.28%) Finance
7 9 (9.28%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (7.22%) Automotive
8 7 (7.22%) Publishing
9 6 (6.19%) Spanish Language
10 5 (5.15%) Legal
11 4 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (3.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (3.09%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
13 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
14 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
14 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Developer
2 25 (25.77%) Analyst
3 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (10.31%) Administrator
5 10 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Data Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Java Analyst Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.19%) Tester
10 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Graduate
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) CSS
1 29 (29.90%) HTML
2 18 (18.56%) REST
3 13 (13.40%) XML
4 11 (11.34%) Node.js
5 10 (10.31%) JSON
5 10 (10.31%) Spring
5 10 (10.31%) Spring Boot
6 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
6 7 (7.22%) Kafka
6 7 (7.22%) Spring MVC
6 7 (7.22%) Swing
6 7 (7.22%) Thymeleaf
6 7 (7.22%) Web Services
7 4 (4.12%) Django
7 4 (4.12%) HATEOAS
7 4 (4.12%) RESTful
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (4.12%) Sinatra
8 3 (3.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) FMCG
1 7 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.15%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Life Science
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.09%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.06%) Femtech
6 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) Social Media
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.03%) BBC
7 1 (1.03%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Linux
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (45.36%) Decision-Making
3 43 (44.33%) Agile
4 42 (43.30%) Analytics
5 26 (26.80%) E-Commerce
5 26 (26.80%) SEO
6 18 (18.56%) Front End Development
7 17 (17.53%) Process Improvement
7 17 (17.53%) Project Management
8 16 (16.49%) Logistics
9 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
10 13 (13.40%) ITIL
11 12 (12.37%) Creative Thinking
11 12 (12.37%) Time Management
12 11 (11.34%) Analytical Thinking
12 11 (11.34%) Economics
12 11 (11.34%) Mathematics
12 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
12 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) SQL
2 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.77%) Java
4 18 (18.56%) Python
5 12 (12.37%) Ruby
6 9 (9.28%) PHP
7 6 (6.19%) C
8 4 (4.12%) C#
9 3 (3.09%) C++
9 3 (3.09%) Delphi
10 2 (2.06%) GLSL
10 2 (2.06%) HLSL
10 2 (2.06%) R
11 1 (1.03%) Bash
11 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.09%) PhD
4 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
4 2 (2.06%) CCNP
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.06%) MCSA
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) CEH
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (42.27%) QA
2 8 (8.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.06%) GxP
4 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) NCSC
4 1 (1.03%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Terraform
2 3 (3.09%) Foglight
3 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Google
2 28 (28.87%) Facebook
3 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.34%) SAP
5 5 (5.15%) DoubleClick
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle
6 3 (3.09%) YouTube
7 2 (2.06%) BMC
7 2 (2.06%) Dell
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Intel
8 1 (1.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.03%) Snow