Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,210 1,361 1,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.42% 11.70% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.76% 13.01% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1,174 1,244
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 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 9,486 10,459 11,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.52% 89.89% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,090 8,530 9,836
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the East of England

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the East of England

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the East of England

Problem-Solving
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 Problem-Solving within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +1 533 £50,000 +14.94% 60
Cambridgeshire +7 413 £40,000 -11.11% 89
Essex +3 113 £40,000 -13.98% 29
Bedfordshire -1 75 £46,500 +43.08% 22
Suffolk -9 43 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Norfolk +2 33 £41,500 +50.91% 15
East Anglia +5 1 - - 17
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 of England region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 486 (40.17%) Analytical Skills
2 349 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (21.98%) Microsoft
4 250 (20.66%) Degree
5 241 (19.92%) SQL
6 208 (17.19%) Windows
7 200 (16.53%) C#
8 197 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 196 (16.20%) Self-Motivation
10 171 (14.13%) .NET
11 169 (13.97%) Finance
12 158 (13.06%) HTML
13 157 (12.98%) Retail
14 155 (12.81%) SQL Server
15 148 (12.23%) Linux
15 148 (12.23%) Computer Science
16 147 (12.15%) Firewall
17 135 (11.16%) Java
18 128 (10.58%) ITIL
19 127 (10.50%) CSS
20 125 (10.33%) Software Engineering
21 118 (9.75%) Mentoring
22 115 (9.50%) TDD
23 114 (9.42%) Python
24 113 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
25 112 (9.26%) Cisco
26 107 (8.84%) TCP/IP
27 104 (8.60%) OO
28 96 (7.93%) Web Services
29 93 (7.69%) XML

Problem-Solving
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 37 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 36 (2.98%) OpenStack
3 26 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 24 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.16%) CMS
6 14 (1.16%) IIS
7 13 (1.07%) GlassFish
7 13 (1.07%) JBoss
8 12 (0.99%) Apache
8 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.58%) Confluence
12 7 (0.58%) WordPress
13 6 (0.50%) SAS
14 5 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 87 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.49%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.41%) Gliffy
8 5 (0.41%) InDesign
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.25%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.17%) Snapchat
11 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.083%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.74%) Infor M3
4 8 (0.66%) StreamServe
5 7 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.33%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) BPCS
8 2 (0.17%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.17%) Postilion
9 1 (0.083%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.083%) Magento
9 1 (0.083%) Maximo
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.083%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.083%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.083%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.70%) Office 365
3 64 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (2.48%) SaaS
5 19 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.49%) GitHub
7 17 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.91%) IaaS
9 10 (0.83%) PaaS
10 7 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (0.50%) Slack
11 6 (0.50%) Trello
12 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.41%) Amazon Glacier
12 5 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 147 (12.15%) Firewall
2 107 (8.84%) TCP/IP
3 82 (6.78%) WAN
4 77 (6.36%) LAN
5 70 (5.79%) Wireshark
6 66 (5.45%) Network Security
6 66 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
7 63 (5.21%) Ethernet
8 60 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 47 (3.88%) OSPF
10 46 (3.80%) DNS
11 39 (3.22%) VoIP
12 32 (2.64%) Internet
13 29 (2.40%) DHCP
14 28 (2.31%) Wireless
15 26 (2.15%) BGP
16 25 (2.07%) VPN
17 17 (1.40%) HTTP
18 14 (1.16%) SSL
19 12 (0.99%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.38%) MySQL
3 47 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.98%) MS Access
6 24 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (1.49%) Big Data
10 18 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.99%) DB2
12 12 (0.99%) Power BI
12 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.74%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.66%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.05%) JIRA
3 37 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.57%) Subversion
5 15 (1.24%) Ant
6 14 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.07%) Metasploit
8 11 (0.91%) Selenium
9 8 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.58%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.58%) Maven
10 7 (0.58%) Mocha
11 6 (0.50%) Gradle
11 6 (0.50%) NUnit
11 6 (0.50%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.41%) Redmine
13 4 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 169 (13.97%) Finance
2 157 (12.98%) Retail
3 38 (3.14%) Games
3 38 (3.14%) Marketing
4 37 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.23%) Electronics
7 21 (1.74%) Legal
8 16 (1.32%) Advertising
9 12 (0.99%) Back Office
10 11 (0.91%) French Language
10 11 (0.91%) Law
11 9 (0.74%) Banking
12 6 (0.50%) Billing
12 6 (0.50%) German Language
12 6 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.33%) Local Government
15 3 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 279 (23.06%) Developer
2 261 (21.57%) Analyst
3 63 (5.21%) Graduate
4 58 (4.79%) Software Engineer
5 55 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 52 (4.30%) Software Developer
7 50 (4.13%) Java Developer
8 49 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 48 (3.97%) Consultant
10 42 (3.47%) IT Support
11 41 (3.39%) Support Engineer
12 40 (3.31%) C# Developer
13 39 (3.22%) Network Analyst
13 39 (3.22%) Team Leader
14 36 (2.98%) SQL Developer
15 34 (2.81%) Graduate Developer
15 34 (2.81%) Security Analyst
16 33 (2.73%) Product Manager
17 29 (2.40%) Technical Leader
18 27 (2.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (14.13%) .NET
2 158 (13.06%) HTML
3 127 (10.50%) CSS
4 96 (7.93%) Web Services
5 93 (7.69%) XML
6 53 (4.38%) RESTful
7 51 (4.21%) AngularJS
8 49 (4.05%) jQuery
9 48 (3.97%) ASP.NET
10 43 (3.55%) HTML5
11 37 (3.06%) .NET Framework
11 37 (3.06%) JSON
12 36 (2.98%) Spring
13 29 (2.40%) WPF
14 28 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (2.07%) Akka
15 25 (2.07%) Node.js
15 25 (2.07%) React
15 25 (2.07%) SOAP
16 24 (1.98%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 486 (40.17%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (16.20%) Self-Motivation
3 148 (12.23%) Computer Science
4 75 (6.20%) User Experience
5 70 (5.79%) Management Information System
6 68 (5.62%) Data Centre
7 48 (3.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 40 (3.31%) Cyberthreat
9 35 (2.89%) Security Operations Centre
10 30 (2.48%) Driving Licence
11 22 (1.82%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.82%) Robotics
12 21 (1.74%) Reference Data
13 20 (1.65%) Minimum Viable Product
14 19 (1.57%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.49%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
17 16 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (1.32%) Fintech
17 16 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 208 (17.19%) Windows
2 148 (12.23%) Linux
3 72 (5.95%) Unix
4 52 (4.30%) Windows 7
5 48 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 43 (3.55%) Windows 10
7 33 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.74%) AIX
9 20 (1.65%) Android
9 20 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.40%) Mac OS X
11 16 (1.32%) Kali Linux
12 13 (1.07%) Debian
12 13 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.83%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.66%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.58%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (10.58%) ITIL
3 125 (10.33%) Software Engineering
4 118 (9.75%) Mentoring
5 115 (9.50%) TDD
6 104 (8.60%) OO
7 92 (7.60%) Information Security
7 92 (7.60%) MVC
7 92 (7.60%) Project Management
8 89 (7.36%) Mathematics
9 86 (7.11%) Analytics
10 85 (7.02%) Decision-Making
11 83 (6.86%) Migration
12 77 (6.36%) Coaching
12 77 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 73 (6.03%) E-Commerce
14 72 (5.95%) DevOps
15 71 (5.87%) Test Automation
16 69 (5.70%) Risk Management
17 66 (5.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 241 (19.92%) SQL
2 200 (16.53%) C#
3 197 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 135 (11.16%) Java
5 114 (9.42%) Python
6 64 (5.29%) C++
7 55 (4.55%) PHP
8 48 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 44 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 43 (3.55%) C
11 32 (2.64%) Java 8
12 31 (2.56%) VBA
13 29 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.15%) Scala
15 25 (2.07%) Perl
16 23 (1.90%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.57%) Haskell
19 18 (1.49%) Ruby
20 17 (1.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 250 (20.66%) Degree
2 113 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (6.45%) CCNA
4 69 (5.70%) CISSP
5 62 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (4.96%) CCNP
7 55 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 44 (3.64%) SSCP
9 42 (3.47%) MCSE
10 40 (3.31%) CSSLP
10 40 (3.31%) SANS
10 40 (3.31%) Security Cleared
11 35 (2.89%) CEH
12 32 (2.64%) SC Cleared
13 30 (2.48%) CCIE
14 29 (2.40%) CCSP
15 28 (2.31%) GCWN
15 28 (2.31%) ISSAP
15 28 (2.31%) ISSEP
15 28 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.71%) QA
2 49 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 46 (3.80%) SLA
4 14 (1.16%) PMO
5 12 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.58%) GDPR
7 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.41%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 86 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.55%) Docker
3 45 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.65%) Ceph
6 18 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.16%) vSphere
8 9 (0.74%) Lustre
9 8 (0.66%) XenApp
10 6 (0.50%) Firmware
11 5 (0.41%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.17%) XenServer
14 1 (0.083%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 45 (3.72%) RSA Security Analytics
3 38 (3.14%) Stealthwatch
4 32 (2.64%) Puppet
5 15 (1.24%) SCCM
6 13 (1.07%) Ansible
6 13 (1.07%) Nessus
6 13 (1.07%) Nmap
7 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.58%) Grafana
9 6 (0.50%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.50%) Nagios
9 6 (0.50%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.33%) Icinga
11 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.33%) SCOM
11 4 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 266 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.26%) Cisco
3 90 (7.44%) Oracle
4 88 (7.27%) VMware
5 75 (6.20%) CheckPoint
6 67 (5.54%) Symantec
7 62 (5.12%) Splunk
8 41 (3.39%) Avaya
9 37 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (2.98%) Red Hat
11 34 (2.81%) Nortel
12 33 (2.73%) Riverbed
13 30 (2.48%) Qualys
14 28 (2.31%) Google
15 27 (2.23%) NetApp
16 25 (2.07%) Palo Alto
17 24 (1.98%) Citrix
17 24 (1.98%) IBM
17 24 (1.98%) Juniper
18 22 (1.82%) SolarWinds