Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,246 1,352 1,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.83% 11.16% 11.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 12.37% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1,146 1,298
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 10,387 10,926 12,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.31% 90.18% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,605 8,755 10,124
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,898 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +2 543 £47,500 +9.20% 57
Cambridgeshire +3 431 £42,500 -5.56% 96
Essex +6 123 £42,500 +0.60% 26
Bedfordshire -6 63 £46,500 +39.85% 21
Suffolk -5 59 £41,250 +17.86% 6
Norfolk -2 28 £33,000 +21.10% 14
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 469 (37.64%) Analytical Skills
2 403 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (24.48%) Degree
4 293 (23.52%) Microsoft
5 284 (22.79%) SQL
6 226 (18.14%) C#
7 211 (16.93%) .NET
8 205 (16.45%) Windows
9 202 (16.21%) Finance
10 186 (14.93%) SQL Server
11 172 (13.80%) Linux
12 169 (13.56%) Self-Motivation
13 158 (12.68%) ITIL
14 152 (12.20%) JavaScript
15 147 (11.80%) Computer Science
16 144 (11.56%) Software Engineering
17 137 (11.00%) Retail
18 131 (10.51%) HTML
19 130 (10.43%) Java
20 123 (9.87%) Test Automation
21 120 (9.63%) Firewall
22 117 (9.39%) Mathematics
23 116 (9.31%) TDD
24 110 (8.83%) Web Services
25 109 (8.75%) Project Management
26 105 (8.43%) OO
27 102 (8.19%) CSS
28 101 (8.11%) Oracle
29 99 (7.95%) Active Directory
30 98 (7.87%) Migration

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 44 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 35 (2.81%) OpenStack
3 23 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.36%) IIS
6 17 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (0.88%) Apache
9 11 (0.88%) CMS
9 11 (0.88%) Mule
9 11 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.80%) Mule ESB
11 9 (0.72%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.56%) SAS
12 7 (0.56%) WordPress
13 6 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.32%) Gliffy
8 4 (0.32%) InDesign
9 3 (0.24%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.080%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.72%) Infor M3
3 9 (0.72%) Maximo
4 8 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.64%) StreamServe
5 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.24%) Workfront
8 2 (0.16%) Magento
8 2 (0.16%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.16%) Postilion
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.080%) BPCS
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.080%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.080%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (4.90%) Office 365
4 23 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.36%) GitHub
7 14 (1.12%) SaaS
8 12 (0.96%) Runscope
9 11 (0.88%) Boomi
10 8 (0.64%) IaaS
11 7 (0.56%) PaaS
12 6 (0.48%) Akamai
13 5 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
14 4 (0.32%) Trello
15 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.16%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (9.63%) Firewall
2 97 (7.78%) TCP/IP
3 66 (5.30%) WAN
4 60 (4.82%) LAN
5 53 (4.25%) Wi-Fi
6 50 (4.01%) DNS
7 48 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 46 (3.69%) Ethernet
9 45 (3.61%) Network Security
10 39 (3.13%) VoIP
11 38 (3.05%) DHCP
11 38 (3.05%) Internet
11 38 (3.05%) Wireshark
12 37 (2.97%) HTTP
13 31 (2.49%) OSPF
14 30 (2.41%) Wireless
15 24 (1.93%) VPN
16 23 (1.85%) BGP
17 16 (1.28%) SAN
18 13 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.89%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.25%) Big Data
3 28 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 23 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (1.77%) MySQL
8 18 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.36%) Power BI
10 14 (1.12%) MS Access
10 14 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.04%) Redis
11 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 57 (4.57%) JIRA
2 55 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.57%) Visual Studio
5 25 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.77%) Selenium
7 14 (1.12%) Ant
7 14 (1.12%) Subversion
8 13 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 13 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.72%) JUnit
9 9 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.64%) Metasploit
10 8 (0.64%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.48%) Maven
12 6 (0.48%) Mockito
12 6 (0.48%) NUnit
12 6 (0.48%) Spock
13 5 (0.40%) Gradle
General
1 202 (16.21%) Finance
2 137 (11.00%) Retail
3 53 (4.25%) Games
4 40 (3.21%) Advertising
5 32 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.33%) Electronics
7 28 (2.25%) Marketing
8 26 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.28%) Legal
10 11 (0.88%) Back Office
11 7 (0.56%) Banking
11 7 (0.56%) French Language
12 6 (0.48%) German Language
13 5 (0.40%) Law
13 5 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.32%) Local Government
14 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 330 (26.48%) Developer
2 253 (20.30%) Analyst
3 89 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 87 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 73 (5.86%) Software Developer
6 63 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 54 (4.33%) Support Analyst
8 53 (4.25%) Team Leader
9 52 (4.17%) Graduate
10 51 (4.09%) C# Developer
11 45 (3.61%) Java Developer
12 40 (3.21%) IT Support
12 40 (3.21%) SQL Developer
13 36 (2.89%) Product Manager
13 36 (2.89%) Support Engineer
14 32 (2.57%) Service Analyst
15 31 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 31 (2.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 30 (2.41%) Consultant
16 30 (2.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (16.93%) .NET
2 131 (10.51%) HTML
3 110 (8.83%) Web Services
4 102 (8.19%) CSS
5 97 (7.78%) XML
6 78 (6.26%) AngularJS
7 75 (6.02%) RESTful
8 59 (4.74%) ASP.NET
9 51 (4.09%) HTML5
10 44 (3.53%) .NET Framework
11 41 (3.29%) jQuery
12 40 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 40 (3.21%) SOAP
13 37 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (2.97%) Spring
14 33 (2.65%) Akka
15 30 (2.41%) Middleware
15 30 (2.41%) WCF
16 29 (2.33%) React
17 28 (2.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 469 (37.64%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (13.56%) Self-Motivation
3 147 (11.80%) Computer Science
4 87 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 83 (6.66%) User Experience
6 75 (6.02%) Data Centre
7 31 (2.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 31 (2.49%) Driving Licence
8 26 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 25 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 23 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
13 20 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
14 18 (1.44%) Robotics
15 17 (1.36%) NHS
16 15 (1.20%) Mobile App
16 15 (1.20%) Replication
17 14 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 205 (16.45%) Windows
2 172 (13.80%) Linux
3 97 (7.78%) Unix
4 50 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 45 (3.61%) Windows 7
6 39 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 28 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.69%) Android
9 18 (1.44%) AIX
10 17 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 15 (1.20%) Debian
11 15 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 15 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.88%) Kali Linux
14 10 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.72%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.72%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (12.68%) ITIL
3 144 (11.56%) Software Engineering
4 123 (9.87%) Test Automation
5 117 (9.39%) Mathematics
6 116 (9.31%) TDD
7 109 (8.75%) Project Management
8 105 (8.43%) OO
9 98 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 98 (7.87%) Migration
10 97 (7.78%) DevOps
11 92 (7.38%) Coaching
12 87 (6.98%) SDLC
13 83 (6.66%) MVC
14 80 (6.42%) Scrum
15 76 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 70 (5.62%) E-Commerce
18 69 (5.54%) Analytics
19 68 (5.46%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 284 (22.79%) SQL
2 226 (18.14%) C#
3 152 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 130 (10.43%) Java
5 94 (7.54%) Python
6 75 (6.02%) C++
7 74 (5.94%) C
8 55 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 33 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 32 (2.57%) Scala
11 29 (2.33%) Java 8
12 27 (2.17%) TypeScript
13 24 (1.93%) Haskell
13 24 (1.93%) PHP
14 23 (1.85%) VBA
15 22 (1.77%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.61%) Perl
17 16 (1.28%) Ruby
18 15 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 305 (24.48%) Degree
2 70 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 57 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (3.77%) CCNA
6 46 (3.69%) CISSP
7 44 (3.53%) MCSE
8 40 (3.21%) CCNP
9 32 (2.57%) SSCP
10 28 (2.25%) CSSLP
10 28 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (2.25%) SANS
11 22 (1.77%) CCIE
11 22 (1.77%) CEH
12 21 (1.69%) CCSP
12 21 (1.69%) GCWN
12 21 (1.69%) ISSAP
12 21 (1.69%) ISSEP
12 21 (1.69%) RHCA
12 21 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.06%) SLA
2 58 (4.65%) QA
3 33 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.61%) PMO
5 13 (1.04%) GCP
6 10 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.56%) GDPR
9 5 (0.40%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 63 (5.06%) Docker
3 49 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.28%) vSphere
6 15 (1.20%) Ceph
6 15 (1.20%) XenApp
7 12 (0.96%) Firmware
8 8 (0.64%) Lustre
9 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.16%) XenServer
12 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.49%) Puppet
3 28 (2.25%) RSA Security Analytics
4 19 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.12%) SCCM
6 13 (1.04%) Ansible
6 13 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.04%) Stealthwatch
6 13 (1.04%) Terraform
7 9 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.64%) Graphite
8 8 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (0.64%) Nessus
8 8 (0.64%) Nmap
9 6 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.48%) Grafana
10 5 (0.40%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 293 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.11%) Oracle
3 92 (7.38%) Cisco
4 84 (6.74%) VMware
5 59 (4.74%) Splunk
6 57 (4.57%) CheckPoint
7 44 (3.53%) Citrix
8 41 (3.29%) Avaya
8 41 (3.29%) Google
9 40 (3.21%) IBM
10 38 (3.05%) Symantec
11 31 (2.49%) Nortel
11 31 (2.49%) Riverbed
12 30 (2.41%) Red Hat
13 25 (2.01%) Capita
13 25 (2.01%) NetApp
14 18 (1.44%) SAP
15 16 (1.28%) Juniper
16 15 (1.20%) Qualys
16 15 (1.20%) Salesforce.com