Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,196 1,352 1,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.99% 11.23% 10.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.29% 12.37% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1,122 1,169
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,200
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 8,998 10,926 11,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.24% 90.73% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,723 8,862 9,619
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +3 513 £50,000 +14.94% 69
Cambridgeshire +13 423 £40,000 -9.70% 99
Essex +3 109 £35,000 -26.32% 25
Bedfordshire +5 87 £46,500 +34.78% 26
Suffolk -23 35 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Norfolk -1 28 £35,000 -6.67% 9
East Anglia +4 1 - - 14
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 475 (39.72%) Analytical Skills
2 336 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (22.32%) Microsoft
4 236 (19.73%) Self-Motivation
5 229 (19.15%) Degree
6 226 (18.90%) SQL
7 216 (18.06%) C#
8 205 (17.14%) Windows
9 200 (16.72%) JavaScript
10 172 (14.38%) .NET
11 168 (14.05%) Retail
12 166 (13.88%) SQL Server
13 164 (13.71%) Firewall
14 158 (13.21%) HTML
15 150 (12.54%) Linux
16 145 (12.12%) Java
17 144 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
18 138 (11.54%) CSS
19 127 (10.62%) Cisco
19 127 (10.62%) Computer Science
20 119 (9.95%) Python
20 119 (9.95%) Finance
21 118 (9.87%) Mentoring
22 109 (9.11%) Software Engineering
22 109 (9.11%) TCP/IP
23 105 (8.78%) CCNA
24 104 (8.70%) Web Services
25 103 (8.61%) Oracle
25 103 (8.61%) WAN
26 100 (8.36%) Mathematics

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 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.01%) OpenStack
3 24 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.01%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.34%) JBoss
7 13 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.92%) GlassFish
8 11 (0.92%) IIS
9 10 (0.84%) Confluence
9 10 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.75%) CMS
11 8 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.59%) Apache
12 7 (0.59%) SAS
13 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (1.67%) Photoshop
4 15 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.42%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.25%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.25%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.17%) EPLAN
9 2 (0.17%) Snapchat
9 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 6 (0.50%) StreamServe
5 4 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.17%) BPCS
6 2 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.17%) Postilion
7 1 (0.084%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.084%) Magento
7 1 (0.084%) Maximo
7 1 (0.084%) Odoo
7 1 (0.084%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (4.77%) Office 365
4 37 (3.09%) SaaS
5 22 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.42%) GitHub
7 10 (0.84%) IaaS
7 10 (0.84%) PaaS
8 9 (0.75%) Slack
8 9 (0.75%) Trello
9 8 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
10 7 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 164 (13.71%) Firewall
2 109 (9.11%) TCP/IP
3 103 (8.61%) WAN
4 99 (8.28%) LAN
5 85 (7.11%) Wi-Fi
6 84 (7.02%) Wireshark
7 80 (6.69%) Network Security
8 75 (6.27%) Ethernet
9 67 (5.60%) OSPF
10 65 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 57 (4.77%) DNS
12 48 (4.01%) VoIP
13 36 (3.01%) BGP
14 33 (2.76%) DHCP
15 28 (2.34%) SSL
16 27 (2.26%) Internet
17 24 (2.01%) Wireless
18 22 (1.84%) VPN
19 16 (1.34%) HTTP
20 14 (1.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (4.77%) MySQL
4 39 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 20 (1.67%) MS Access
10 19 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
10 19 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.42%) Big Data
12 12 (1.00%) DB2
13 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.84%) Redis
15 9 (0.75%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.75%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.75%) NoSQL
15 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 74 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.68%) Visual Studio
3 51 (4.26%) JIRA
4 28 (2.34%) Subversion
5 27 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.34%) Ant
6 16 (1.34%) Maven
7 15 (1.25%) Metasploit
8 13 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.00%) Gradle
10 8 (0.67%) Hudson
10 8 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.59%) Jasmine
11 7 (0.59%) Mocha
11 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.42%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.33%) JUnit
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.33%) Redmine
13 4 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 168 (14.05%) Retail
2 119 (9.95%) Finance
3 49 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 44 (3.68%) Marketing
5 33 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.51%) Electronics
7 19 (1.59%) Games
8 17 (1.42%) Legal
9 15 (1.25%) Law
10 14 (1.17%) Advertising
11 11 (0.92%) Back Office
12 10 (0.84%) Banking
13 9 (0.75%) French Language
14 7 (0.59%) German Language
15 6 (0.50%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.42%) Billing
16 5 (0.42%) Local Government
16 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 299 (25.00%) Developer
2 260 (21.74%) Analyst
3 65 (5.43%) Software Engineer
4 62 (5.18%) Graduate
5 58 (4.85%) Network Analyst
6 57 (4.77%) Software Developer
7 56 (4.68%) Consultant
8 54 (4.52%) C# Developer
9 50 (4.18%) .NET Developer
10 48 (4.01%) Java Developer
11 47 (3.93%) Support Analyst
11 47 (3.93%) Support Engineer
12 42 (3.51%) Junior
13 39 (3.26%) IT Support
13 39 (3.26%) Security Analyst
14 36 (3.01%) SQL Developer
15 34 (2.84%) Team Leader
16 33 (2.76%) Graduate Developer
17 32 (2.68%) Business Analyst
17 32 (2.68%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (14.38%) .NET
2 158 (13.21%) HTML
3 138 (11.54%) CSS
4 104 (8.70%) Web Services
5 98 (8.19%) XML
6 55 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 53 (4.43%) AngularJS
8 48 (4.01%) jQuery
9 46 (3.85%) RESTful
10 44 (3.68%) JSON
11 39 (3.26%) .NET Framework
12 34 (2.84%) HTML5
13 31 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (2.51%) Node.js
14 30 (2.51%) Spring
15 27 (2.26%) React
15 27 (2.26%) WPF
16 26 (2.17%) JSP
17 25 (2.09%) REST
18 22 (1.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 475 (39.72%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (19.73%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (5.35%) User Experience
4 55 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 54 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 50 (4.18%) Cyberthreat
7 47 (3.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 38 (3.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 31 (2.59%) Reference Data
10 27 (2.26%) Robotics
11 24 (2.01%) Cyber Defence
11 24 (2.01%) Driving Licence
11 24 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (1.76%) Life Science
13 18 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.42%) Private Cloud
14 17 (1.42%) Replication
15 16 (1.34%) Algorithms
16 15 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 205 (17.14%) Windows
2 150 (12.54%) Linux
3 51 (4.26%) Unix
4 45 (3.76%) Windows 7
5 41 (3.43%) Windows 10
5 41 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 37 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.59%) AIX
8 18 (1.51%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 15 (1.25%) Kali Linux
11 12 (1.00%) Android
11 12 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.92%) Debian
12 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.75%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.67%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 118 (9.87%) Mentoring
4 109 (9.11%) Software Engineering
5 100 (8.36%) Mathematics
6 99 (8.28%) TDD
7 98 (8.19%) ITIL
8 94 (7.86%) MVC
9 93 (7.78%) Information Security
10 91 (7.61%) Project Management
11 81 (6.77%) OO
12 80 (6.69%) Migration
13 79 (6.61%) Scrum
14 77 (6.44%) Analytics
15 74 (6.19%) Decision-Making
15 74 (6.19%) Line Management
16 73 (6.10%) Network Management
17 72 (6.02%) DevOps
18 66 (5.52%) Change Control
18 66 (5.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 226 (18.90%) SQL
2 216 (18.06%) C#
3 200 (16.72%) JavaScript
4 145 (12.12%) Java
5 119 (9.95%) Python
6 83 (6.94%) C++
7 60 (5.02%) PHP
8 53 (4.43%) T-SQL
9 45 (3.76%) C
9 45 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.84%) VBA
11 33 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.68%) TypeScript
13 29 (2.42%) Java 8
14 28 (2.34%) Perl
15 23 (1.92%) Ruby
16 22 (1.84%) Scala
17 19 (1.59%) Bash Shell
17 19 (1.59%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 229 (19.15%) Degree
2 144 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (8.78%) CCNA
4 66 (5.52%) CCNP
5 63 (5.27%) CISSP
6 57 (4.77%) Security Cleared
7 53 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (4.10%) SC Cleared
9 47 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 42 (3.51%) CEH
11 38 (3.18%) SANS
12 35 (2.93%) CSSLP
12 35 (2.93%) SSCP
13 31 (2.59%) CCSA
14 30 (2.51%) MCSE
15 29 (2.42%) CCIE
16 27 (2.26%) GCFA
16 27 (2.26%) GCIA
16 27 (2.26%) GCIH
16 27 (2.26%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 56 (4.68%) QA
3 32 (2.68%) SLA
4 14 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.09%) PMO
6 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.33%) GDPR
8 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.084%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 75 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.43%) Docker
3 35 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.34%) Ceph
5 16 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.09%) Lustre
7 11 (0.92%) vSphere
8 4 (0.33%) XenApp
9 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (4.60%) Stealthwatch
2 47 (3.93%) RSA Security Analytics
3 41 (3.43%) Kubernetes
4 35 (2.93%) Puppet
5 24 (2.01%) SCCM
6 19 (1.59%) Ansible
7 12 (1.00%) Nessus
7 12 (1.00%) Nmap
7 12 (1.00%) SCOM
8 8 (0.67%) Graphite
9 7 (0.59%) Grafana
10 6 (0.50%) Consul
10 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.50%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.42%) Icinga
11 5 (0.42%) Nagios
12 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.25%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.25%) Terraform
13 3 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 267 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 127 (10.62%) Cisco
3 103 (8.61%) Oracle
4 92 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 87 (7.27%) VMware
6 78 (6.52%) Symantec
7 60 (5.02%) Splunk
8 41 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (3.09%) Avaya
9 37 (3.09%) Nortel
10 36 (3.01%) Qualys
11 35 (2.93%) Riverbed
12 33 (2.76%) Palo Alto
12 33 (2.76%) SolarWinds
13 31 (2.59%) Juniper
14 30 (2.51%) Red Hat
15 27 (2.26%) Nokia
16 26 (2.17%) Google
17 21 (1.76%) NetApp
18 20 (1.67%) SAP