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

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 781 1,280 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.52% 10.58% 10.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.83% 11.67% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 530 923 1,159
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,602 10,970 11,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.95% 90.71% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,005 8,219 9,039
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 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 July 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 July 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 +4 363 £36,500 -18.89% 85
Cambridgeshire +5 255 £40,393 -4.96% 102
Essex 0 61 £41,000 -8.89% 24
Suffolk +6 37 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Norfolk +4 33 £25,000 -25.37% 10
Bedfordshire -14 32 £40,000 -13.98% 13
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 328 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
2 224 (28.68%) Microsoft
3 189 (24.20%) Windows
4 183 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (23.30%) SQL
6 159 (20.36%) Degree
7 141 (18.05%) SQL Server
8 127 (16.26%) Linux
9 115 (14.72%) C#
10 113 (14.47%) Python
11 109 (13.96%) Active Directory
12 107 (13.70%) Finance
13 105 (13.44%) Self-Motivation
14 102 (13.06%) VMware
15 101 (12.93%) .NET
16 97 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 95 (12.16%) Software Engineering
18 91 (11.65%) C
19 87 (11.14%) Java
20 79 (10.12%) Computer Science
21 77 (9.86%) JavaScript
22 76 (9.73%) ITIL
23 73 (9.35%) HTML
24 71 (9.09%) Security Cleared
25 70 (8.96%) Office 365
25 70 (8.96%) C++
26 69 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
26 69 (8.83%) Scrum
26 69 (8.83%) Git (software)
27 67 (8.58%) JIRA

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 46 (5.89%) MS Exchange
2 41 (5.25%) IIS
3 25 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.90%) Apache
8 7 (0.90%) WordPress
9 6 (0.77%) nginx
9 6 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.64%) CMS
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.51%) Confluence
11 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 69 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) Sketch
8 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (1.02%) Maximo
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.64%) Magento
5 4 (0.51%) Postilion
5 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Shopify
8 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.13%) JDE World
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 97 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (8.96%) Office 365
3 59 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (5.12%) SaaS
5 26 (3.33%) IaaS
6 14 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.66%) GitHub
8 10 (1.28%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.77%) npm
9 6 (0.77%) PaaS
10 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.64%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.38%) Slack
13 2 (0.26%) G Suite
13 2 (0.26%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.68%) DNS
2 52 (6.66%) Firewall
3 47 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 38 (4.87%) DHCP
5 35 (4.48%) VPN
6 27 (3.46%) SAN
7 24 (3.07%) HTTP
8 23 (2.94%) SSL
9 22 (2.82%) WAN
10 21 (2.69%) LAN
11 18 (2.30%) Internet
12 17 (2.18%) SNMP
13 15 (1.92%) Network Security
13 15 (1.92%) SMTP
14 13 (1.66%) OSPF
14 13 (1.66%) Wireshark
15 12 (1.54%) Wireless
16 11 (1.41%) BIG-IP
17 10 (1.28%) BGP
17 10 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.12%) MySQL
3 25 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.05%) Big Data
6 16 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.92%) MariaDB
8 14 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.66%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.54%) Impala
11 11 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (1.28%) Power BI
13 7 (0.90%) DB2
13 7 (0.90%) GIS
13 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.58%) JIRA
3 37 (4.74%) Visual Studio
4 27 (3.46%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.30%) Bitbucket
5 18 (2.30%) Subversion
6 17 (2.18%) git-flow
7 16 (2.05%) Bitbucket Server
8 12 (1.54%) Maven
9 9 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.90%) JUnit
11 6 (0.77%) Gradle
11 6 (0.77%) Hudson
11 6 (0.77%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
11 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.64%) GCC
13 4 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 107 (13.70%) Finance
2 63 (8.07%) Retail
3 26 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 22 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.56%) Marketing
6 18 (2.30%) Electronics
7 16 (2.05%) Games
8 15 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.15%) Banking
11 6 (0.77%) Automotive
11 6 (0.77%) Law
12 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Advertising
13 3 (0.38%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) German Language
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (20.49%) Analyst
2 157 (20.10%) Developer
3 68 (8.71%) Support Analyst
4 50 (6.40%) Software Engineer
5 43 (5.51%) Consultant
6 42 (5.38%) Software Developer
7 39 (4.99%) SQL Developer
8 37 (4.74%) IT Support
9 36 (4.61%) Applications Support
9 36 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 32 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 31 (3.97%) Data Consultant
12 29 (3.71%) .NET Developer
12 29 (3.71%) Network Engineer
13 27 (3.46%) Applications Support Analyst
13 27 (3.46%) Support Engineer
14 26 (3.33%) Administrator
14 26 (3.33%) IT Analyst
15 24 (3.07%) Architect
16 21 (2.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (12.93%) .NET
2 73 (9.35%) HTML
3 46 (5.89%) XML
4 42 (5.38%) CSS
5 32 (4.10%) ASP.NET
6 31 (3.97%) Web Services
7 22 (2.82%) jQuery
8 20 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 20 (2.56%) JSON
9 19 (2.43%) HTML5
10 16 (2.05%) Kafka
10 16 (2.05%) OpenGL
10 16 (2.05%) WCF
11 15 (1.92%) Node.js
12 14 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (1.66%) LDAP
13 13 (1.66%) Spring
14 12 (1.54%) WPF
15 11 (1.41%) Middleware
16 10 (1.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 328 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (13.44%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.97%) Replication
5 30 (3.84%) Driving Licence
6 24 (3.07%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.07%) User Experience
7 22 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
8 21 (2.69%) Animation
8 21 (2.69%) Photography
9 20 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.56%) PKI
10 18 (2.30%) Data Centre
11 17 (2.18%) Smartphone
12 16 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (1.92%) EPoS
14 13 (1.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 13 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.41%) Internet of Things
16 10 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 189 (24.20%) Windows
2 127 (16.26%) Linux
3 57 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 48 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (5.25%) Windows 10
5 41 (5.25%) Windows 7
6 28 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.82%) Unix
7 22 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.56%) CentOS
9 19 (2.43%) Android
10 14 (1.79%) Debian
10 14 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 14 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.66%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.28%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.77%) zOS
15 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (12.16%) Software Engineering
3 79 (10.12%) Computer Science
4 76 (9.73%) ITIL
5 69 (8.83%) Scrum
6 64 (8.19%) Data Analysis
7 60 (7.68%) Migration
8 51 (6.53%) DevOps
9 49 (6.27%) Decision-Making
9 49 (6.27%) Mathematics
9 49 (6.27%) Project Management
9 49 (6.27%) SDLC
10 44 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 44 (5.63%) Test Automation
11 43 (5.51%) Cybersecurity
12 42 (5.38%) CRM
13 41 (5.25%) E-Commerce
13 41 (5.25%) Web Development
14 38 (4.87%) ETL
15 37 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 182 (23.30%) SQL
2 115 (14.72%) C#
3 113 (14.47%) Python
4 91 (11.65%) C
5 87 (11.14%) Java
6 77 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 70 (8.96%) C++
8 47 (6.02%) Perl
8 47 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 42 (5.38%) T-SQL
10 41 (5.25%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.07%) PHP
11 24 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 23 (2.94%) VB
13 21 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.69%) R
14 14 (1.79%) VBA
15 11 (1.41%) Assembly Language
16 10 (1.28%) Embedded C
16 10 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 159 (20.36%) Degree
2 71 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 65 (8.32%) SC Cleared
4 44 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (4.10%) CCNA
8 25 (3.20%) MCSE
9 21 (2.69%) PhD
10 20 (2.56%) CISSP
11 19 (2.43%) CEH
12 17 (2.18%) CISM
13 15 (1.92%) MCP
13 15 (1.92%) RHCE
14 14 (1.79%) CRISC
14 14 (1.79%) LPIC
14 14 (1.79%) MCSA
15 13 (1.66%) RHCT
16 12 (1.54%) JNCIA
17 11 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 28 (3.59%) QA
3 27 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.30%) SLA
5 14 (1.79%) NIST
6 11 (1.41%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.28%) PMO
8 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.13%) GDPR
11 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 109 (13.96%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.02%) Docker
4 26 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.66%) XenApp
7 12 (1.54%) Apache Flume
8 11 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.64%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.51%) Firmware
11 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.13%) KVM
13 1 (0.13%) QEMU
13 1 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (5.89%) SCCM
2 22 (2.82%) Puppet
3 21 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.92%) SCOM
5 12 (1.54%) Ansible
5 12 (1.54%) Oozie
6 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.38%) Terraform
10 3 (0.38%) vMotion
11 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.26%) WSUS
12 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 224 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 102 (13.06%) VMware
3 66 (8.45%) Oracle
4 59 (7.55%) Cisco
5 32 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 31 (3.97%) Citrix
7 24 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.56%) CommVault
9 18 (2.30%) Apple
9 18 (2.30%) Google
9 18 (2.30%) IBM
9 18 (2.30%) Juniper
10 15 (1.92%) Splunk
11 14 (1.79%) HP
12 12 (1.54%) Talend
13 11 (1.41%) F5
14 10 (1.28%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.15%) SAP
15 9 (1.15%) Symantec
15 9 (1.15%) Xilinx