Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 861 1,202 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.47% 11.44% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.76% 12.67% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 538 834 1,176
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6,255 9,488 10,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.60% 90.28% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,414 7,110 8,562
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +2 326 £42,500 -15.00% 81
Cambridgeshire +5 303 £40,594 +1.49% 96
Essex +6 108 £43,500 +8.75% 40
Norfolk +7 44 £32,500 -21.69% 9
Suffolk +12 42 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Bedfordshire -24 38 £52,500 +12.90% 22
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 326 (37.86%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 223 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (22.65%) Windows
4 183 (21.25%) Degree
5 166 (19.28%) SQL
6 148 (17.19%) Self-Motivation
7 145 (16.84%) Linux
8 143 (16.61%) C#
9 142 (16.49%) .NET
10 133 (15.45%) SQL Server
11 130 (15.10%) Python
12 125 (14.52%) JavaScript
13 120 (13.94%) Finance
14 115 (13.36%) Azure
15 105 (12.20%) Active Directory
16 102 (11.85%) Git (software)
17 101 (11.73%) C
18 99 (11.50%) Decision-Making
19 95 (11.03%) HTML
19 95 (11.03%) Project Management
20 93 (10.80%) CSS
21 91 (10.57%) Software Engineering
22 88 (10.22%) Computer Science
23 85 (9.87%) E-Commerce
24 82 (9.52%) Web Development
25 78 (9.06%) JIRA
25 78 (9.06%) ITIL
25 78 (9.06%) Migration
26 77 (8.94%) 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 38 (4.41%) IIS
2 35 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.39%) Confluence
9 11 (1.28%) WordPress
10 10 (1.16%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.05%) nginx
12 8 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
13 6 (0.70%) CMS
13 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.58%) Apache
14 5 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.58%) Gliffy
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Sketch
7 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
2 13 (1.51%) Magento
3 10 (1.16%) Maximo
4 8 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.35%) Postilion
9 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.12%) JDE World
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.12%) Shopify
10 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 115 (13.36%) Azure
2 77 (8.94%) AWS
3 55 (6.39%) Office 365
4 25 (2.90%) SaaS
5 21 (2.44%) npm
6 18 (2.09%) Power Platform
7 17 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.16%) IaaS
9 9 (1.05%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.81%) GCP
12 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.70%) PaaS
13 5 (0.58%) Serverless
13 5 (0.58%) Slack
14 4 (0.46%) GitHub
15 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
16 2 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 77 (8.94%) Firewall
2 52 (6.04%) DNS
3 50 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 42 (4.88%) DHCP
5 33 (3.83%) Internet
6 32 (3.72%) WAN
7 27 (3.14%) LAN
8 25 (2.90%) VPN
9 24 (2.79%) SAN
10 23 (2.67%) SSL
11 19 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (1.74%) Network Security
12 15 (1.74%) OSPF
13 13 (1.51%) HTTP
13 13 (1.51%) MPLS
13 13 (1.51%) Wireless
14 12 (1.39%) BGP
14 12 (1.39%) NetScaler
14 12 (1.39%) Skype
15 10 (1.16%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 50 (5.81%) MySQL
4 31 (3.60%) Big Data
5 22 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.09%) Power BI
8 15 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.63%) Apache Hive
9 14 (1.63%) Impala
10 13 (1.51%) QlikView
11 12 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.70%) GIS
15 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 102 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 78 (9.06%) JIRA
3 32 (3.72%) Visual Studio
4 31 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (3.37%) webpack
6 22 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.44%) Bitbucket
8 17 (1.97%) Subversion
9 16 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (1.74%) git-flow
11 14 (1.63%) Bitbucket Server
12 12 (1.39%) Maven
12 12 (1.39%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.28%) JUnit
14 8 (0.93%) Babel
15 6 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.70%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.70%) Selenium
15 6 (0.70%) TortoiseSVN
15 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 120 (13.94%) Finance
2 67 (7.78%) Retail
3 31 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.79%) Marketing
5 23 (2.67%) Games
6 19 (2.21%) Automotive
6 19 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.97%) Electronics
8 13 (1.51%) Legal
8 13 (1.51%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.16%) Banking
10 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.81%) Billing
11 7 (0.81%) Publishing
12 5 (0.58%) Advertising
12 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.58%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.58%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 207 (24.04%) Developer
2 122 (14.17%) Analyst
3 56 (6.50%) .NET Developer
4 49 (5.69%) Software Engineer
5 47 (5.46%) Consultant
6 46 (5.34%) C# Developer
6 46 (5.34%) Web Developer
7 41 (4.76%) IT Support
7 41 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 38 (4.41%) Network Engineer
9 37 (4.30%) Data Consultant
10 35 (4.07%) Software Developer
11 32 (3.72%) Administrator
11 32 (3.72%) Service Desk Support
12 28 (3.25%) Support Engineer
13 27 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (3.14%) Windows Engineer
14 26 (3.02%) IT Technician
14 26 (3.02%) Junior
14 26 (3.02%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (16.49%) .NET
2 95 (11.03%) HTML
3 93 (10.80%) CSS
4 63 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 50 (5.81%) jQuery
6 38 (4.41%) AngularJS
7 35 (4.07%) LESS
8 32 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (3.60%) Web Services
10 27 (3.14%) .NET Framework
11 25 (2.90%) XML
12 20 (2.32%) OpenGL
13 19 (2.21%) Kafka
13 19 (2.21%) Node.js
14 18 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
14 18 (2.09%) Middleware
14 18 (2.09%) REST
14 18 (2.09%) RESTful
15 16 (1.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 326 (37.86%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (17.19%) Self-Motivation
3 57 (6.62%) User Experience
4 51 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.25%) Smartphone
6 25 (2.90%) Replication
6 25 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 22 (2.56%) Animation
7 22 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 20 (2.32%) Analytical Mindset
10 19 (2.21%) PKI
11 18 (2.09%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.97%) Photography
13 16 (1.86%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.86%) EPoS
13 16 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (1.86%) Internet of Things
14 15 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (1.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 195 (22.65%) Windows
2 145 (16.84%) Linux
3 54 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 45 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (4.99%) Unix
6 30 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (3.37%) Windows 10
8 28 (3.25%) Android
8 28 (3.25%) Windows 7
9 25 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.56%) Mac OS
11 11 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.93%) CentOS
13 6 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.35%) Debian
15 2 (0.23%) Fedora
16 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (11.50%) Decision-Making
3 95 (11.03%) Project Management
4 91 (10.57%) Software Engineering
5 88 (10.22%) Computer Science
6 85 (9.87%) E-Commerce
7 82 (9.52%) Web Development
8 78 (9.06%) ITIL
8 78 (9.06%) Migration
9 76 (8.83%) MVC
10 75 (8.71%) Scrum
11 65 (7.55%) Data Analysis
12 56 (6.50%) SDLC
13 54 (6.27%) Data Migration
13 54 (6.27%) Project Delivery
14 48 (5.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 47 (5.46%) DevOps
16 46 (5.34%) Test Automation
17 45 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 45 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 166 (19.28%) SQL
2 143 (16.61%) C#
3 130 (15.10%) Python
4 125 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 101 (11.73%) C
6 77 (8.94%) C++
7 76 (8.83%) Java
8 43 (4.99%) Perl
9 42 (4.88%) VB.NET
10 41 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 32 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 31 (3.60%) PHP
13 28 (3.25%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.67%) R
15 20 (2.32%) T-SQL
15 20 (2.32%) VB
16 11 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.05%) VB6
17 9 (1.05%) VBScript
18 8 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 183 (21.25%) Degree
2 57 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (4.07%) CCNA
7 24 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.74%) JNCIA
9 13 (1.51%) CISSP
9 13 (1.51%) Postgraduate
10 11 (1.28%) CCNP
10 11 (1.28%) CISM
10 11 (1.28%) DBS Check
10 11 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
10 11 (1.28%) PhD
11 9 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.81%) CCIE
12 7 (0.81%) CEH
12 7 (0.81%) JNCIS
12 7 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.02%) SLA
4 17 (1.97%) GDPR
4 17 (1.97%) QA
5 9 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.93%) NIST
6 8 (0.93%) PMO
7 6 (0.70%) PSD2
8 5 (0.58%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.58%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.58%) SEPA
8 5 (0.58%) WAI
9 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.25%) Docker
4 20 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.21%) XenApp
6 14 (1.63%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.58%) Firmware
9 5 (0.58%) vSphere
10 3 (0.35%) LXC
10 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.23%) SRDF
11 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (4.88%) SCCM
2 23 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.44%) Ansible
4 14 (1.63%) Oozie
5 13 (1.51%) Puppet
5 13 (1.51%) SCOM
6 9 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (1.05%) Terraform
7 8 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.81%) Avamar
8 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.58%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.58%) WSUS
10 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.35%) vMotion
11 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.23%) Icinga
Vendors
1 223 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.36%) Oracle
3 69 (8.01%) VMware
4 54 (6.27%) Cisco
5 29 (3.37%) Citrix
6 25 (2.90%) Juniper
7 24 (2.79%) CommVault
8 16 (1.86%) Splunk
9 15 (1.74%) IBM
10 13 (1.51%) Apple
10 13 (1.51%) Avaya
10 13 (1.51%) F5
11 12 (1.39%) Symantec
12 11 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.28%) Tableau
13 10 (1.16%) EMC
14 9 (1.05%) Ivanti
14 9 (1.05%) Meraki
14 9 (1.05%) Palo Alto
14 9 (1.05%) Zscaler