Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 386 796 1,261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 13.48% 10.88% 10.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.98% 12.19% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 300 527 921
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 2,576 6,529 10,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.98% 89.22% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,948 4,865 7,895
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
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 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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +8 152 £43,500 +7.16% 35
Hertfordshire -4 103 £43,000 +22.86% 22
Essex +4 76 £37,500 - 28
Norfolk +4 20 £27,000 -14.29% 1
Bedfordshire +37 18 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Suffolk +3 17 £36,250 -27.50% 4
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 112 (29.02%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (25.65%) Microsoft
3 94 (24.35%) Windows
4 82 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (19.95%) Degree
6 73 (18.91%) SQL
6 73 (18.91%) Azure
7 69 (17.88%) Linux
8 67 (17.36%) JavaScript
9 63 (16.32%) Self-Motivation
10 62 (16.06%) SQL Server
11 61 (15.80%) Office 365
12 55 (14.25%) Firewall
13 53 (13.73%) ITIL
14 51 (13.21%) Active Directory
15 50 (12.95%) AngularJS
16 49 (12.69%) Windows Server
17 48 (12.44%) HTML
17 48 (12.44%) Git (software)
18 47 (12.18%) Software Engineering
18 47 (12.18%) CSS
19 45 (11.66%) Python
20 43 (11.14%) VMware
21 40 (10.36%) AWS
22 39 (10.10%) Java
23 38 (9.84%) DevOps
24 37 (9.59%) Docker
24 37 (9.59%) Cisco
25 35 (9.07%) .NET
26 34 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement

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 17 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.59%) CMS
2 10 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.81%) Apache
3 7 (1.81%) WordPress
4 4 (1.04%) IIS
5 3 (0.78%) Confluence
5 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.52%) Mule
6 2 (0.52%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.78%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.78%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.78%) InVision
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) SketchUp
4 3 (0.78%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Gephi
6 1 (0.26%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.78%) Maximo
4 3 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Shopify
6 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 73 (18.91%) Azure
2 61 (15.80%) Office 365
3 40 (10.36%) AWS
4 13 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (3.37%) OneDrive
5 7 (1.81%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.55%) IaaS
7 5 (1.30%) GCP
8 4 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.04%) GitHub
8 4 (1.04%) npm
9 3 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.78%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.52%) PaaS
10 2 (0.52%) Serverless
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.25%) Firewall
2 32 (8.29%) LAN
3 29 (7.51%) WAN
4 21 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (4.92%) Internet
5 19 (4.92%) SAN
6 16 (4.15%) DNS
7 14 (3.63%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.63%) VoIP
8 13 (3.37%) DHCP
9 12 (3.11%) MPLS
10 11 (2.85%) Network Security
11 9 (2.33%) Wireless
12 8 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.07%) Cisco Wireless
12 8 (2.07%) Junos
13 6 (1.55%) BGP
14 4 (1.04%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.04%) Skype
14 4 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.48%) MySQL
3 13 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.33%) MariaDB
5 9 (2.33%) MS Access
6 8 (2.07%) Big Data
7 7 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.30%) Text Mining
10 4 (1.04%) GIS
10 4 (1.04%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.04%) Power BI
11 3 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.51%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.96%) JIRA
4 12 (3.11%) Gradle
4 12 (3.11%) Selenium
5 11 (2.85%) Maven
5 11 (2.85%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.33%) Hudson
7 8 (2.07%) Subversion
8 7 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.30%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.30%) GitLab
10 5 (1.30%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.04%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.04%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.04%) TestNG
General
1 27 (6.99%) Finance
2 22 (5.70%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.63%) Legal
4 8 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.55%) Advertising
5 6 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (1.04%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Retail
7 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.78%) Electronics
7 3 (0.78%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 2 (0.52%) Police
8 2 (0.52%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (25.65%) Developer
2 51 (13.21%) Analyst
3 32 (8.29%) Software Engineer
4 29 (7.51%) Network Engineer
5 25 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.44%) Consultant
7 18 (4.66%) IT Support
8 17 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 16 (4.15%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.15%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.89%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.89%) Security Engineer
10 15 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (3.63%) IT Analyst
11 14 (3.63%) Service Desk Support
12 13 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (3.37%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.11%) Incident Analyst
13 12 (3.11%) Major Incident Analyst
14 11 (2.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.95%) AngularJS
2 48 (12.44%) HTML
3 47 (12.18%) CSS
4 35 (9.07%) .NET
5 28 (7.25%) HTML5
6 26 (6.74%) RESTful
6 26 (6.74%) Web Services
7 20 (5.18%) CSS3
7 20 (5.18%) REST
8 18 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (4.40%) Node.js
9 17 (4.40%) Sass
10 15 (3.89%) Laravel
11 13 (3.37%) LESS
12 12 (3.11%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.11%) Spring
12 12 (3.11%) Vue.js
13 10 (2.59%) JSON
14 9 (2.33%) .NET Core
14 9 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 112 (29.02%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (16.32%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (7.77%) User Experience
4 22 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.81%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.55%) NHS
7 6 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (1.55%) VHDL
8 5 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.30%) Blog
8 5 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.30%) Life Science
8 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.04%) Animation
9 4 (1.04%) Photography
10 3 (0.78%) Acoustics
10 3 (0.78%) BBC
10 3 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (24.35%) Windows
2 69 (17.88%) Linux
3 49 (12.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.07%) CentOS
6 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (1.81%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.30%) Debian
9 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.04%) Android
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.78%) Fedora
11 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.73%) ITIL
3 47 (12.18%) Software Engineering
4 38 (9.84%) DevOps
5 34 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (8.55%) Analytics
7 30 (7.77%) Time Management
8 29 (7.51%) Migration
9 28 (7.25%) Computer Science
10 27 (6.99%) Incident Management
11 26 (6.74%) Project Delivery
12 25 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (6.48%) Scrum
13 23 (5.96%) Web Development
14 21 (5.44%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (5.44%) Open Source
15 20 (5.18%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.18%) MVC
15 20 (5.18%) Network Management
16 19 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (18.91%) SQL
2 67 (17.36%) JavaScript
3 45 (11.66%) Python
4 39 (10.10%) Java
5 32 (8.29%) C#
5 32 (8.29%) PHP
6 28 (7.25%) C
7 27 (6.99%) C++
8 23 (5.96%) TypeScript
9 21 (5.44%) PowerShell
10 18 (4.66%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.59%) VB
12 10 (2.59%) VBA
13 9 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.81%) Java 8
15 5 (1.30%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.04%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (19.95%) Degree
2 30 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.37%) JNCIA
6 12 (3.11%) CCNA
7 9 (2.33%) CCNP
8 8 (2.07%) CCDP
8 8 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.81%) JNCIS
9 7 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.55%) PhD
10 6 (1.55%) SANS
10 6 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (1.30%) ISEB
11 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.48%) QA
2 20 (5.18%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.85%) SLA
5 10 (2.59%) GxP
6 8 (2.07%) GDPR
7 5 (1.30%) AICPA
7 5 (1.30%) COBIT
7 5 (1.30%) NIST
8 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.59%) Docker
3 30 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.18%) Firmware
5 15 (3.89%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.11%) vSphere
7 8 (2.07%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.30%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.78%) XenApp
10 2 (0.52%) pfSense
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (3.63%) WSUS
2 12 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.11%) SCCM
3 8 (2.07%) Ansible
3 8 (2.07%) Terraform
4 7 (1.81%) Kibana
4 7 (1.81%) Puppet
5 6 (1.55%) Grafana
5 6 (1.55%) logstash
5 6 (1.55%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.04%) Graphite
7 4 (1.04%) Graylog
8 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.78%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.78%) Icinga
9 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (25.65%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.14%) VMware
3 37 (9.59%) Cisco
4 22 (5.70%) Sophos
5 20 (5.18%) Citrix
6 19 (4.92%) Juniper
7 14 (3.63%) HP
7 14 (3.63%) Oracle
8 10 (2.59%) SAP
9 8 (2.07%) NetApp
10 7 (1.81%) Google
11 6 (1.55%) Adobe
11 6 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.55%) Tableau
12 5 (1.30%) IBM
13 4 (1.04%) New Relic
14 3 (0.78%) Asigra
14 3 (0.78%) ESRI
14 3 (0.78%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.78%) Mitel