Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 13 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 241 863 1,218
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 13.41% 12.58% 11.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.98% 13.87% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 197 545 892
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -4.49% +3.49%
10th Percentile £26,550 £25,250 £23,025
90th Percentile £77,125 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 1,609 6,222 9,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.54% 90.69% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 4,382 7,187
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,950 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +2 105 £55,000 +35.49% 35
Essex 0 64 £38,500 -8.33% 10
Hertfordshire -11 37 £55,000 +25.71% 37
Bedfordshire +36 19 £30,000 -42.86% 8
Norfolk +2 11 £17,500 -48.15% 5
Suffolk +3 5 £26,500 -47.00% 6
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 68 (28.22%) JavaScript
2 62 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (21.58%) SQL
5 51 (21.16%) Microsoft
5 51 (21.16%) Git (software)
6 47 (19.50%) CSS
7 46 (19.09%) HTML
7 46 (19.09%) Azure
7 46 (19.09%) Degree
8 43 (17.84%) AngularJS
9 40 (16.60%) SQL Server
10 39 (16.18%) Python
11 37 (15.35%) Firewall
11 37 (15.35%) Docker
12 36 (14.94%) Linux
13 34 (14.11%) Windows
13 34 (14.11%) C#
13 34 (14.11%) Self-Motivation
14 32 (13.28%) Web Services
15 31 (12.86%) .NET
15 31 (12.86%) MVC
16 30 (12.45%) VMware
16 30 (12.45%) AWS
17 28 (11.62%) Jenkins
17 28 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (11.20%) Software Engineering
19 26 (10.79%) Network Management
19 26 (10.79%) PHP
19 26 (10.79%) Java

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 13 (5.39%) CMS
2 7 (2.90%) IIS
2 7 (2.90%) WordPress
3 6 (2.49%) Apache
3 6 (2.49%) Confluence
4 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.24%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.24%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) Windchill
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.24%) Magento
2 3 (1.24%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.83%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (19.09%) Azure
2 30 (12.45%) AWS
3 25 (10.37%) Office 365
4 7 (2.90%) npm
5 4 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.24%) GCP
6 3 (1.24%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.24%) SaaS
7 2 (0.83%) GitHub
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
7 2 (0.83%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.35%) Firewall
2 21 (8.71%) LAN
2 21 (8.71%) WAN
3 19 (7.88%) VoIP
4 17 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (6.64%) Junos
6 15 (6.22%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (2.90%) Network Security
7 7 (2.90%) SAN
8 6 (2.49%) IPv4
8 6 (2.49%) IPv6
9 4 (1.66%) BGP
9 4 (1.66%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.24%) MPLS
10 3 (1.24%) OSPF
11 2 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.83%) DNS
11 2 (0.83%) Skype
11 2 (0.83%) SSL
11 2 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.30%) MySQL
3 18 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.05%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.56%) MariaDB
6 10 (4.15%) Big Data
7 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.24%) DB2
8 3 (1.24%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.24%) Power BI
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.83%) QlikView
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.41%) MS Access
10 1 (0.41%) SQLite
10 1 (0.41%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (21.16%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.62%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.39%) Selenium
4 10 (4.15%) JIRA
5 8 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (2.90%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.90%) webpack
7 6 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.07%) GitLab
8 5 (2.07%) Gradle
8 5 (2.07%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.07%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.66%) Maven
9 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.24%) Hudson
10 3 (1.24%) NUnit
10 3 (1.24%) Postman
10 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (7.88%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.32%) Law
4 6 (2.49%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.49%) Retail
5 5 (2.07%) Games
5 5 (2.07%) Publishing
6 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Military
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) iGaming
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (31.54%) Developer
2 28 (11.62%) Analyst
2 28 (11.62%) Network Engineer
3 25 (10.37%) Software Developer
4 24 (9.96%) Software Engineer
5 18 (7.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (7.05%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (4.98%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.98%) Python Engineer
8 12 (4.98%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.56%) IT Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Backend Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.15%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.50%) CSS
2 46 (19.09%) HTML
3 43 (17.84%) AngularJS
4 32 (13.28%) Web Services
5 31 (12.86%) .NET
6 21 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (8.71%) CSS3
6 21 (8.71%) HTML5
6 21 (8.71%) Laravel
7 20 (8.30%) LESS
7 20 (8.30%) RESTful
8 18 (7.47%) jQuery
9 17 (7.05%) ASP.NET
10 16 (6.64%) Sass
11 13 (5.39%) Vue.js
11 13 (5.39%) Vuetify.js
12 12 (4.98%) React
13 11 (4.56%) .NET Framework
13 11 (4.56%) Node.js
13 11 (4.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (14.11%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (7.47%) User Experience
4 16 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.56%) NHS
6 7 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.66%) VHDL
9 3 (1.24%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.24%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.41%) AS400
11 1 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.94%) Linux
2 34 (14.11%) Windows
3 24 (9.96%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.56%) CentOS
5 6 (2.49%) Fedora
6 5 (2.07%) Debian
6 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.66%) Unix
8 2 (0.83%) Android
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.86%) MVC
3 28 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (11.20%) Software Engineering
5 26 (10.79%) Network Management
6 25 (10.37%) DevOps
7 24 (9.96%) Logistics
8 22 (9.13%) Decision-Making
8 22 (9.13%) ITIL
8 22 (9.13%) Test Automation
9 20 (8.30%) Open Source
9 20 (8.30%) TDD
10 19 (7.88%) Mathematics
11 17 (7.05%) Computer Science
11 17 (7.05%) Project Management
12 16 (6.64%) Machine Learning
12 16 (6.64%) Software Delivery
13 15 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (6.22%) Scrum
14 14 (5.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.22%) JavaScript
2 52 (21.58%) SQL
3 39 (16.18%) Python
4 34 (14.11%) C#
5 26 (10.79%) Java
5 26 (10.79%) PHP
6 20 (8.30%) C
6 20 (8.30%) TypeScript
7 14 (5.81%) C++
8 10 (4.15%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.15%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.24%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.24%) Java 8
13 2 (0.83%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.83%) Go
13 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.83%) Rust
Qualifications
1 46 (19.09%) Degree
2 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.05%) CCNP
3 17 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.22%) CCDP
4 15 (6.22%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.15%) JNCIA
6 8 (3.32%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.32%) JNCIS
7 7 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.49%) PhD
8 6 (2.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.24%) MCSA
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.83%) HND
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.49%) SLA
3 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.66%) GDPR
5 2 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (15.35%) Docker
2 17 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.64%) VMware Server
4 13 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (4.98%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.15%) Firmware
7 5 (2.07%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.41%) KVM
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (5.81%) Kubernetes
1 14 (5.81%) WSUS
2 8 (3.32%) Kibana
2 8 (3.32%) Puppet
3 6 (2.49%) HAProxy
3 6 (2.49%) Icinga
4 5 (2.07%) Ansible
4 5 (2.07%) logstash
4 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.83%) Terraform
6 1 (0.41%) Grafana
6 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.45%) VMware
3 22 (9.13%) Cisco
4 19 (7.88%) Juniper
5 12 (4.98%) Oracle
5 12 (4.98%) Sophos
6 4 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.66%) IBM
6 4 (1.66%) Sage
7 3 (1.24%) Avaya
7 3 (1.24%) Citrix
7 3 (1.24%) Google
7 3 (1.24%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.24%) SAP
7 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.24%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.24%) Xerox
8 2 (0.83%) Dell
8 2 (0.83%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.83%) YouTube