Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 15 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 770 1,135 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.46% 12.05% 10.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.65% 13.32% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 457 815 1,031
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,050 £23,600 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,750 £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 5,641 8,524 10,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.25% 90.51% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,861 6,343 8,798
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +1 286 £40,594 +1.49% 78
Hertfordshire -4 244 £50,000 +5.26% 62
Essex +11 121 £42,500 +54.55% 40
Bedfordshire -1 62 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Suffolk +7 33 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Norfolk -9 24 £38,532 +0.74% 12
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 286 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 256 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (20.91%) Microsoft
4 160 (20.78%) Self-Motivation
5 147 (19.09%) C#
6 146 (18.96%) Degree
7 144 (18.70%) .NET
8 136 (17.66%) JavaScript
9 132 (17.14%) SQL
10 122 (15.84%) Finance
11 120 (15.58%) Python
12 117 (15.19%) Linux
13 113 (14.68%) Windows
14 107 (13.90%) CSS
15 105 (13.64%) Project Management
16 100 (12.99%) HTML
17 96 (12.47%) C
17 96 (12.47%) Software Engineering
18 93 (12.08%) SQL Server
19 91 (11.82%) AWS
20 89 (11.56%) E-Commerce
21 85 (11.04%) Decision-Making
22 84 (10.91%) Azure
23 80 (10.39%) Data Analysis
24 79 (10.26%) Web Development
24 79 (10.26%) Firewall
25 77 (10.00%) C++
25 77 (10.00%) Git (software)
26 75 (9.74%) User Experience
27 74 (9.61%) Computer Science

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 27 (3.51%) Confluence
2 21 (2.73%) IIS
3 14 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.56%) nginx
5 12 (1.56%) WordPress
6 11 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.43%) ExpressionEngine
7 8 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.52%) CMS
11 2 (0.26%) Apache
11 2 (0.26%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.43%) Adobe XD
3 11 (1.43%) InVision
3 11 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.43%) Zeplin
4 9 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.04%) OrCAD
6 5 (0.65%) Gliffy
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.26%) Sketch
8 1 (0.13%) Simulink
8 1 (0.13%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.82%) Magento
3 13 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.52%) Relativity
8 2 (0.26%) Maximo
8 2 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.26%) Shopify
8 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 91 (11.82%) AWS
2 84 (10.91%) Azure
3 38 (4.94%) npm
4 29 (3.77%) SaaS
5 24 (3.12%) Office 365
6 15 (1.95%) Serverless
7 14 (1.82%) GCP
8 12 (1.56%) Power Platform
9 11 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.43%) GitHub
10 7 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.52%) IaaS
12 4 (0.52%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.39%) Slack
14 2 (0.26%) AWS CodePipeline
14 2 (0.26%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (10.26%) Firewall
2 51 (6.62%) Internet
3 44 (5.71%) LAN
4 43 (5.58%) WAN
5 34 (4.42%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (2.86%) DNS
8 21 (2.73%) MPLS
9 20 (2.60%) DHCP
10 14 (1.82%) Wireshark
11 10 (1.30%) Network Security
11 10 (1.30%) VoIP
12 9 (1.17%) VLAN
13 8 (1.04%) SAN
14 7 (0.91%) BGP
14 7 (0.91%) NAS
14 7 (0.91%) VSAN
15 5 (0.65%) HSRP
15 5 (0.65%) Skype
15 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 57 (7.40%) MySQL
4 24 (3.12%) Big Data
5 22 (2.86%) QlikView
6 16 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.56%) Power BI
7 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.04%) MS Access
11 8 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.65%) Text Mining
14 4 (0.52%) Impala
14 4 (0.52%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 77 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 68 (8.83%) JIRA
3 38 (4.94%) webpack
4 35 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 33 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (4.03%) Visual Studio
7 22 (2.86%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.73%) Jasmine
8 21 (2.73%) Karma Test Runner
8 21 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (2.47%) Selenium
9 19 (2.47%) Subversion
10 18 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (1.56%) Maven
13 11 (1.43%) Axure RP
13 11 (1.43%) Babel
13 11 (1.43%) Balsamiq
13 11 (1.43%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 122 (15.84%) Finance
2 56 (7.27%) Retail
3 41 (5.32%) Legal
4 37 (4.81%) Automotive
5 29 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 27 (3.51%) Marketing
7 26 (3.38%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.99%) Electronics
9 18 (2.34%) Banking
10 17 (2.21%) Public Sector
11 16 (2.08%) Games
12 9 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.91%) Housing Association
14 5 (0.65%) Law
14 5 (0.65%) Local Government
14 5 (0.65%) Publishing
15 4 (0.52%) Billing
15 4 (0.52%) Social Housing
16 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 189 (24.55%) Developer
2 85 (11.04%) Analyst
3 67 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 58 (7.53%) .NET Developer
5 43 (5.58%) Network Engineer
6 42 (5.45%) Consultant
7 36 (4.68%) Web Developer
8 34 (4.42%) C# Developer
8 34 (4.42%) Software Developer
9 33 (4.29%) IT Support
10 28 (3.64%) Junior
11 26 (3.38%) Service Desk Support
12 25 (3.25%) IT Technician
12 25 (3.25%) Team Leader
13 24 (3.12%) IT Support Technician
13 24 (3.12%) Support Technician
14 23 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
14 23 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (2.99%) Data Consultant
15 22 (2.86%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (18.70%) .NET
2 107 (13.90%) CSS
3 100 (12.99%) HTML
4 63 (8.18%) AngularJS
5 61 (7.92%) ASP.NET
6 53 (6.88%) jQuery
7 46 (5.97%) LESS
8 45 (5.84%) Node.js
9 42 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (4.55%) REST
11 30 (3.90%) RESTful
12 26 (3.38%) .NET Framework
12 26 (3.38%) Angular 2
13 25 (3.25%) Vue.js
14 23 (2.99%) Web Services
15 22 (2.86%) HTML5
16 21 (2.73%) CSS3
16 21 (2.73%) Sass
17 20 (2.60%) JSON
18 19 (2.47%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 286 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (20.78%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (9.74%) User Experience
4 31 (4.03%) Algorithms
5 28 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 22 (2.86%) Robotics
8 19 (2.47%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 17 (2.21%) Data Centre
10 17 (2.21%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.56%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 11 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (1.30%) Animation
14 10 (1.30%) Internet of Things
14 10 (1.30%) Replication
14 10 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 117 (15.19%) Linux
2 113 (14.68%) Windows
3 39 (5.06%) Unix
4 37 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.21%) Android
6 15 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 11 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.26%) CentOS
13 2 (0.26%) zOS
14 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
14 1 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Tizen
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (13.64%) Project Management
3 96 (12.47%) Software Engineering
4 89 (11.56%) E-Commerce
5 85 (11.04%) Decision-Making
6 80 (10.39%) Data Analysis
7 79 (10.26%) Web Development
8 74 (9.61%) Computer Science
8 74 (9.61%) Migration
9 71 (9.22%) Scrum
10 65 (8.44%) MVC
11 58 (7.53%) Data Migration
11 58 (7.53%) Test Automation
12 57 (7.40%) ITIL
13 56 (7.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 54 (7.01%) Coaching
15 53 (6.88%) Project Delivery
16 49 (6.36%) Mathematics
17 48 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (6.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 147 (19.09%) C#
2 136 (17.66%) JavaScript
3 132 (17.14%) SQL
4 120 (15.58%) Python
5 96 (12.47%) C
6 77 (10.00%) C++
7 74 (9.61%) Java
8 61 (7.92%) TypeScript
9 44 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 31 (4.03%) PHP
11 24 (3.12%) MATLAB
11 24 (3.12%) Perl
12 23 (2.99%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.86%) ES6
14 18 (2.34%) VB
15 16 (2.08%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.95%) VBA
17 13 (1.69%) Embedded C
17 13 (1.69%) R
18 12 (1.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 146 (18.96%) Degree
2 56 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 54 (7.01%) SC Cleared
4 41 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (4.81%) CCNA
6 32 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (3.64%) JNCIA
8 13 (1.69%) JNCIS
9 12 (1.56%) PhD
9 12 (1.56%) Postgraduate
10 8 (1.04%) CCNP
10 8 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.78%) CISSP
12 6 (0.78%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.65%) CISA
13 5 (0.65%) CISM
13 5 (0.65%) CSPO
14 4 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 36 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.86%) GDPR
3 22 (2.86%) SLA
4 8 (1.04%) PSD2
4 8 (1.04%) WAI
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.78%) PMO
5 6 (0.78%) QA
5 6 (0.78%) SEPA
6 5 (0.65%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.65%) NIST
7 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 61 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.60%) Docker
3 16 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.08%) XenApp
4 12 (1.56%) vSphere
5 11 (1.43%) Firmware
6 10 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.65%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.39%) LXC
9 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.26%) SRDF
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.73%) Ansible
3 13 (1.69%) SCCM
4 12 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.56%) Terraform
5 9 (1.17%) Puppet
6 7 (0.91%) Avamar
7 6 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.65%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.52%) EnCase
9 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.52%) Oozie
9 4 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.39%) WSUS
11 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 161 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.40%) Oracle
3 48 (6.23%) Cisco
4 38 (4.94%) Juniper
5 28 (3.64%) VMware
6 23 (2.99%) Adobe
7 21 (2.73%) Tableau
8 17 (2.21%) Avaya
8 17 (2.21%) Citrix
9 13 (1.69%) Sophos
9 13 (1.69%) Xilinx
10 12 (1.56%) IBM
11 11 (1.43%) HP
12 9 (1.17%) EMC
13 8 (1.04%) Altera
13 8 (1.04%) FIS
13 8 (1.04%) Mitel
13 8 (1.04%) WorldPay
14 7 (0.91%) Asigra
14 7 (0.91%) F5