Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 662 908 1,283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.99% 10.77% 9.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.20% 12.03% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 425 706 1,012
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,750
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 5,014 7,547 11,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.82% 89.48% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,570 5,694 9,274
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +3 235 £40,000 -5.88% 59
Hertfordshire +3 224 £43,000 -2.27% 42
Essex +14 95 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Bedfordshire +9 53 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Suffolk +6 33 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Norfolk -3 22 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 221 (33.38%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 124 (18.73%) Windows
5 123 (18.58%) Degree
6 122 (18.43%) Self-Motivation
7 119 (17.98%) SQL
8 103 (15.56%) JavaScript
9 99 (14.95%) C#
10 98 (14.80%) Linux
11 97 (14.65%) .NET
12 96 (14.50%) Finance
13 86 (12.99%) Python
14 85 (12.84%) Software Engineering
15 83 (12.54%) SQL Server
16 77 (11.63%) Active Directory
17 76 (11.48%) Firewall
18 75 (11.33%) Azure
19 73 (11.03%) CSS
19 73 (11.03%) JIRA
20 71 (10.73%) HTML
20 71 (10.73%) AWS
21 70 (10.57%) Data Analysis
22 69 (10.42%) Java
22 69 (10.42%) User Experience
23 67 (10.12%) ITIL
24 64 (9.67%) C
25 63 (9.52%) AngularJS
26 62 (9.37%) Project Management
26 62 (9.37%) Scrum

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 22 (3.32%) Confluence
2 19 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.81%) IIS
5 8 (1.21%) WordPress
6 6 (0.91%) Apache
6 6 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.91%) nginx
7 5 (0.76%) CMS
7 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.15%) Documentum
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.27%) Adobe XD
3 15 (2.27%) InVision
3 15 (2.27%) Zeplin
4 14 (2.11%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.36%) OrCAD
7 7 (1.06%) AutoCAD
7 7 (1.06%) SketchUp
8 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.60%) Sketch
9 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.15%) Gephi
11 1 (0.15%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
2 15 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.81%) Magento
3 12 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.21%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.76%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.60%) Relativity
7 4 (0.60%) Shopify
8 3 (0.45%) Maximo
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 75 (11.33%) Azure
2 71 (10.73%) AWS
3 57 (8.61%) Office 365
4 27 (4.08%) npm
5 18 (2.72%) GCP
6 17 (2.57%) SaaS
7 16 (2.42%) GitHub
7 16 (2.42%) Serverless
8 9 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.21%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.91%) IaaS
12 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.45%) AWS IoT
13 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.45%) PaaS
14 2 (0.30%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.30%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (11.48%) Firewall
2 58 (8.76%) LAN
3 50 (7.55%) Internet
4 48 (7.25%) WAN
5 39 (5.89%) TCP/IP
6 30 (4.53%) DNS
7 28 (4.23%) DHCP
7 28 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
8 27 (4.08%) MPLS
9 15 (2.27%) VLAN
9 15 (2.27%) VoIP
10 14 (2.11%) SAN
11 13 (1.96%) Wireshark
12 12 (1.81%) BGP
13 10 (1.51%) Network Security
14 9 (1.36%) Wireless
15 8 (1.21%) Cisco Wireless
16 7 (1.06%) VPN
17 6 (0.91%) Ethernet
18 5 (0.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.70%) MySQL
3 39 (5.89%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.57%) MS Access
4 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.51%) QlikView
8 10 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.36%) Big Data
9 9 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.21%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.91%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.60%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.60%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 73 (11.03%) JIRA
2 46 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 28 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.93%) Selenium
6 23 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (3.32%) Jasmine
7 22 (3.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 22 (3.32%) TeamCity
8 17 (2.57%) Axure RP
9 16 (2.42%) webpack
10 15 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (2.27%) Balsamiq
11 14 (2.11%) SoapUI
12 12 (1.81%) Maven
12 12 (1.81%) Subversion
13 11 (1.66%) Gradle
13 11 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.21%) Hudson
General
1 96 (14.50%) Finance
2 50 (7.55%) Legal
3 46 (6.95%) Manufacturing
4 29 (4.38%) Automotive
5 22 (3.32%) Marketing
5 22 (3.32%) Retail
6 18 (2.72%) Electronics
7 17 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.66%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.36%) Banking
11 5 (0.76%) French Language
11 5 (0.76%) Games
11 5 (0.76%) German Language
11 5 (0.76%) Local Government
12 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.45%) Swedish Language
14 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Housing Association
14 2 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 148 (22.36%) Developer
2 84 (12.69%) Analyst
3 61 (9.21%) Software Engineer
4 43 (6.50%) Consultant
5 41 (6.19%) Network Engineer
6 31 (4.68%) .NET Developer
6 31 (4.68%) IT Support
7 30 (4.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 28 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 26 (3.93%) Service Desk Support
10 22 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (3.32%) Support Analyst
11 21 (3.17%) Team Leader
11 21 (3.17%) Web Developer
12 19 (2.87%) Data Consultant
12 19 (2.87%) Junior
12 19 (2.87%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 19 (2.87%) Service Analyst
13 18 (2.72%) Data Migration Consultant
13 18 (2.72%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (14.65%) .NET
2 73 (11.03%) CSS
3 71 (10.73%) HTML
4 63 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 52 (7.85%) Node.js
6 38 (5.74%) REST
7 33 (4.98%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (4.38%) jQuery
10 27 (4.08%) LESS
10 27 (4.08%) RESTful
11 26 (3.93%) Angular 2
11 26 (3.93%) HTML5
12 25 (3.78%) Sass
13 24 (3.63%) Vue.js
14 20 (3.02%) CSS3
15 18 (2.72%) JSON
16 16 (2.42%) Web Services
17 15 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
18 14 (2.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 221 (33.38%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (18.43%) Self-Motivation
3 69 (10.42%) User Experience
4 30 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.93%) Robotics
6 25 (3.78%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.32%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (2.11%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.21%) Animation
11 8 (1.21%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.06%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.06%) Social Media
12 7 (1.06%) W3C
13 6 (0.91%) Blog
13 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.76%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.73%) Windows
2 98 (14.80%) Linux
3 57 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.63%) Windows 10
6 21 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (2.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (1.66%) Mac OS
8 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.36%) Unix
10 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.60%) Android
11 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.30%) zOS
14 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (12.84%) Software Engineering
3 70 (10.57%) Data Analysis
4 67 (10.12%) ITIL
5 62 (9.37%) Project Management
5 62 (9.37%) Scrum
6 59 (8.91%) Computer Science
7 57 (8.61%) Migration
8 53 (8.01%) Web Development
9 52 (7.85%) Time Management
10 50 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 50 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 48 (7.25%) DevOps
12 47 (7.10%) Data Migration
13 45 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (6.65%) Due Diligence
14 44 (6.65%) Innovative Thinking
15 43 (6.50%) Analytics
16 40 (6.04%) Mathematics
17 39 (5.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (17.98%) SQL
2 103 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 99 (14.95%) C#
4 86 (12.99%) Python
5 69 (10.42%) Java
6 64 (9.67%) C
7 58 (8.76%) C++
8 47 (7.10%) TypeScript
9 35 (5.29%) PHP
10 30 (4.53%) MATLAB
11 26 (3.93%) PowerShell
12 25 (3.78%) VB
12 25 (3.78%) VB.NET
12 25 (3.78%) VBA
13 19 (2.87%) ES6
14 13 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.81%) Embedded C
15 12 (1.81%) Ruby
15 12 (1.81%) VBScript
16 11 (1.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 123 (18.58%) Degree
2 52 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 50 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 40 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (5.74%) CCNA
6 31 (4.68%) JNCIA
7 30 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.11%) JNCIS
9 12 (1.81%) ISEB
10 10 (1.51%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.51%) PhD
11 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.91%) CCNP
15 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.76%) SANS
16 4 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.19%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.02%) SLA
4 17 (2.57%) QA
5 13 (1.96%) GxP
6 11 (1.66%) GDPR
7 5 (0.76%) NIST
8 4 (0.60%) AICPA
8 4 (0.60%) COBIT
8 4 (0.60%) PSD2
9 3 (0.45%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.45%) SEPA
9 3 (0.45%) WAI
10 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.30%) PMO
11 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.32%) vSphere
4 20 (3.02%) Docker
5 18 (2.72%) Firmware
6 16 (2.42%) XenApp
7 13 (1.96%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.45%) pfSense
9 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.11%) SCCM
2 14 (2.11%) Terraform
3 13 (1.96%) Ansible
4 12 (1.81%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.91%) Puppet
6 5 (0.76%) Grafana
6 5 (0.76%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.60%) EnCase
7 4 (0.60%) Graphite
7 4 (0.60%) Graylog
8 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.30%) Istio
9 2 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.30%) Oozie
9 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 154 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.31%) Cisco
3 47 (7.10%) VMware
4 45 (6.80%) Oracle
5 34 (5.14%) Juniper
6 29 (4.38%) Citrix
7 26 (3.93%) Adobe
7 26 (3.93%) HP
8 18 (2.72%) Tableau
9 17 (2.57%) Sophos
10 14 (2.11%) IBM
10 14 (2.11%) Mitel
10 14 (2.11%) SAP
11 13 (1.96%) Google
11 13 (1.96%) Xilinx
12 12 (1.81%) Asigra
12 12 (1.81%) Avaya
13 10 (1.51%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.36%) Altera
15 8 (1.21%) WorldPay