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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,130 539 559
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 16.79% 13.65% 12.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.97% 14.89% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 422 302 376
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £28,500 £33,287 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,688 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.38%

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 6,288 3,621 3,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 93.45% 91.67% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 2,202 2,903
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 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
Cambridgeshire -4 356 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Hertfordshire -1 302 £45,000 +1.12% 56
Essex +20 261 £43,500 +22.08% 27
Bedfordshire -3 115 £43,750 +21.53% 8
Suffolk +10 60 £40,000 +28.00% 6
Norfolk +4 44 £24,250 -46.11% 10
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 522 (46.19%) Social Skills
2 454 (40.18%) Degree
3 367 (32.48%) Analytical Skills
4 260 (23.01%) Agile
5 256 (22.65%) Finance
6 254 (22.48%) Microsoft
7 211 (18.67%) Windows
8 202 (17.88%) Decision-Making
9 201 (17.79%) Software Engineering
10 199 (17.61%) Azure
11 187 (16.55%) Computer Science
12 180 (15.93%) Marketing
13 173 (15.31%) SQL
14 164 (14.51%) Linux
15 147 (13.01%) Project Management
16 142 (12.57%) AWS
17 135 (11.95%) Python
18 123 (10.88%) DevOps
19 122 (10.80%) Driving Licence
20 118 (10.44%) Active Directory
21 117 (10.35%) Mentoring
22 115 (10.18%) C
22 115 (10.18%) Cost Control
23 114 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
23 114 (10.09%) Conflict Management
23 114 (10.09%) Revenue Management
24 108 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
25 106 (9.38%) Microsoft 365
26 105 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
27 103 (9.12%) C++

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 39 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.65%) SAS
3 22 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.86%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 18 (1.59%) Jupyter
7 11 (0.97%) Apache
7 11 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.97%) IIS
8 9 (0.80%) CMS
9 8 (0.71%) Confluence
9 8 (0.71%) IBM Domino
9 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.44%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.27%) WordPress
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.088%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 105 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.24%) SPSS
5 10 (0.88%) InVision
5 10 (0.88%) Sketch
5 10 (0.88%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.53%) Simulink
7 2 (0.18%) Pipeline Pilot
7 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Academy Housing
2 10 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.80%) SAP MDG
4 4 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.27%) Shopify
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Q-Pulse
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.18%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.088%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.088%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.088%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 199 (17.61%) Azure
2 142 (12.57%) AWS
3 106 (9.38%) Microsoft 365
4 61 (5.40%) SaaS
5 33 (2.92%) OpenShift
5 33 (2.92%) Power Platform
6 28 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (2.30%) GCP
8 20 (1.77%) Serverless
9 15 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (1.33%) PowerApps
10 13 (1.15%) GitHub
11 12 (1.06%) IaaS
11 12 (1.06%) Veeva
12 11 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.97%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.88%) Figma
13 10 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 36 (3.19%) Firewall
3 30 (2.65%) DNS
4 29 (2.57%) SAN
5 19 (1.68%) DHCP
6 17 (1.50%) LAN
7 16 (1.42%) WAN
8 14 (1.24%) Internet
8 14 (1.24%) NAS
8 14 (1.24%) Wireless
9 13 (1.15%) VPN
10 12 (1.06%) Broadband
10 12 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.80%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.71%) VoIP
14 7 (0.62%) DSL
15 6 (0.53%) VLAN
16 5 (0.44%) ADSL
16 5 (0.44%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.10%) MySQL
3 32 (2.83%) Big Data
4 24 (2.12%) Power BI
5 21 (1.86%) Oracle Database
6 19 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.33%) BigQuery
8 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.80%) SAP HANA
13 8 (0.71%) GIS
14 7 (0.62%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.44%) Spotfire
16 5 (0.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 64 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 29 (2.57%) GitLab
3 24 (2.12%) JIRA
4 20 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.59%) Subversion
6 17 (1.50%) Selenium
7 16 (1.42%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.97%) Gerrit
10 9 (0.80%) Cypress.io
11 8 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.71%) webpack
12 7 (0.62%) LabVIEW
13 6 (0.53%) Mocha
13 6 (0.53%) Visual Studio Code
14 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.35%) REST Assured
14 4 (0.35%) TestRail
15 3 (0.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 522 (46.19%) Social Skills
2 367 (32.48%) Analytical Skills
3 256 (22.65%) Finance
4 180 (15.93%) Marketing
5 93 (8.23%) Retail
6 73 (6.46%) Organisational Skills
7 58 (5.13%) Automotive
8 49 (4.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 47 (4.16%) Games
10 46 (4.07%) Manufacturing
11 40 (3.54%) Electronics
11 40 (3.54%) Publishing
12 34 (3.01%) Law
13 29 (2.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 29 (2.57%) Influencing Skills
14 23 (2.04%) Aerospace
14 23 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
15 20 (1.77%) Military
16 19 (1.68%) Legal
17 15 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (14.78%) Analyst
2 144 (12.74%) Software Engineer
3 131 (11.59%) Graduate
4 119 (10.53%) Trainee
5 96 (8.50%) Developer
6 40 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 32 (2.83%) Principal Engineer
9 30 (2.65%) Administrator
9 30 (2.65%) Test Engineer
10 29 (2.57%) Analytics Manager
10 29 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 29 (2.57%) Hardware Engineer
10 29 (2.57%) Supply Chain Manager
11 27 (2.39%) Architect
11 27 (2.39%) Senior Software Engineer
11 27 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (2.39%) Systems Analyst
12 26 (2.30%) C# Developer
13 24 (2.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (8.58%) .NET
2 85 (7.52%) HTML
3 79 (6.99%) CSS
4 58 (5.13%) React
5 56 (4.96%) Web Services
6 41 (3.63%) AngularJS
7 37 (3.27%) REST
8 36 (3.19%) ASP.NET
9 35 (3.10%) .NET Framework
10 32 (2.83%) HTML5
10 32 (2.83%) JSON
11 28 (2.48%) Yocto
12 26 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (2.30%) Node.js
12 26 (2.30%) OpenGL
12 26 (2.30%) OpenGL ES
12 26 (2.30%) Vulkan
13 25 (2.21%) XML
14 24 (2.12%) jQuery
15 23 (2.04%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.80%) Driving Licence
2 114 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
3 81 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 71 (6.28%) User Experience
5 54 (4.78%) Device Driver
6 53 (4.69%) Smartphone
7 51 (4.51%) Algorithms
8 48 (4.25%) Social Media
9 39 (3.45%) Data Centre
10 36 (3.19%) IoT
11 35 (3.10%) SystemC
12 26 (2.30%) Life Science
12 26 (2.30%) Mali
13 24 (2.12%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
15 19 (1.68%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.50%) Clustering
16 17 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (1.50%) Mobile App
17 16 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 211 (18.67%) Windows
2 164 (14.51%) Linux
3 71 (6.28%) Windows Server
4 57 (5.04%) Android
5 31 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.50%) CentOS
7 17 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.44%) Unix
11 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.088%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (23.01%) Agile
2 202 (17.88%) Decision-Making
3 201 (17.79%) Software Engineering
4 187 (16.55%) Computer Science
5 147 (13.01%) Project Management
6 123 (10.88%) DevOps
7 117 (10.35%) Mentoring
8 115 (10.18%) Cost Control
9 114 (10.09%) Conflict Management
9 114 (10.09%) Revenue Management
10 108 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 102 (9.03%) ITIL
12 101 (8.94%) Mathematics
13 95 (8.41%) Risk Management
14 90 (7.96%) Analytics
15 89 (7.88%) Data Analysis
16 77 (6.81%) Test Automation
17 75 (6.64%) CI/CD
18 73 (6.46%) Time Management
19 70 (6.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 173 (15.31%) SQL
2 135 (11.95%) Python
3 115 (10.18%) C
4 103 (9.12%) C++
5 99 (8.76%) C#
6 79 (6.99%) JavaScript
7 63 (5.58%) VBA
8 61 (5.40%) Java
9 45 (3.98%) PHP
10 36 (3.19%) PowerShell
11 26 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 18 (1.59%) Bash
12 18 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.15%) VB
14 12 (1.06%) MATLAB
15 10 (0.88%) Groovy
15 10 (0.88%) JSX
15 10 (0.88%) Perl
16 9 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 454 (40.18%) Degree
2 55 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 44 (3.89%) Master's Degree
6 35 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (2.83%) MCSA
8 31 (2.74%) MCSE
9 27 (2.39%) PhD
10 12 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.80%) CISSP
12 8 (0.71%) CCNA
12 8 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.71%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.62%) CISM
13 7 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.62%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.62%) PMP
14 6 (0.53%) APMP
14 6 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.19%) QA
2 45 (3.98%) SLA
3 28 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (1.06%) GDPR
7 11 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.97%) Good Clinical Practice
8 8 (0.71%) GxP
9 5 (0.44%) ECSS
10 4 (0.35%) CDISC
11 3 (0.27%) GMP
11 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.18%) HL7
12 2 (0.18%) IFRS
12 2 (0.18%) PMO
13 1 (0.088%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.088%) NCSC
13 1 (0.088%) NIST
System Software
1 118 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.87%) Firmware
3 45 (3.98%) Docker
4 35 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.15%) vSphere
7 12 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 72 (6.37%) Kubernetes
2 50 (4.42%) Ansible
3 41 (3.63%) Terraform
4 33 (2.92%) SCCM
5 21 (1.86%) Puppet
6 16 (1.42%) SCOM
7 13 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 13 (1.15%) vCenter Server
8 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.06%) SCOrch
9 10 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 10 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.80%) Consul
10 9 (0.80%) Packer
11 5 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.27%) Nagios
12 3 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 254 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 97 (8.58%) Oracle
3 63 (5.58%) Google
4 43 (3.81%) VMware
5 32 (2.83%) SAP
6 29 (2.57%) Citrix
6 29 (2.57%) Facebook
7 22 (1.95%) Cisco
7 22 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.42%) EMC
9 15 (1.33%) Veeam
10 12 (1.06%) 3PAR
10 12 (1.06%) Adobe
10 12 (1.06%) Brocade
10 12 (1.06%) jetNEXUS
10 12 (1.06%) Rackspace
10 12 (1.06%) Symantec
11 11 (0.97%) HP
12 9 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.71%) Atlassian