Problem-Solving Jobs in England

Problem Solving
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring Problem-Solving skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 8 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 13,961 10,484 21,614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.61% 12.77% 14.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.68% 13.38% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8,583 5,815 8,898
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £29,256
25th Percentile £32,750 £39,750 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,838 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.39% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £84,964 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.91% - +7.32%

All Process and Methodology Skills
England

Problem-Solving falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,968 78,333 138,622
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 82.62% 95.44% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,258 48,146 73,664
10th Percentile £29,383 £34,308 £33,349
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,775 £44,178
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in England

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in England.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in England

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in England

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
London +3 3,403 £70,000 - 1,236
South East +5 3,020 £45,000 -14.29% 761
North of England +6 2,858 £45,000 - 856
Midlands +3 2,031 £40,000 -14.44% 635
North West +11 1,522 £45,000 -6.25% 449
South West +7 1,453 £47,500 -5.00% 441
West Midlands +4 1,314 £42,500 -11.55% 373
East of England +6 1,063 £42,500 -10.53% 353
Yorkshire +3 1,007 £42,500 -3.44% 307
East Midlands +9 694 £37,500 -15.04% 262
North East +15 328 £41,637 -2.03% 123
Problem-Solving
UK

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 460 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 407 (2.92%) Microsoft Exchange
3 144 (1.03%) CMS
4 139 (1.00%) Apache
5 130 (0.93%) Confluence
6 108 (0.77%) WordPress
7 100 (0.72%) IIS
8 58 (0.42%) SAS
9 46 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 33 (0.24%) Umbraco
11 32 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
11 32 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 26 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 24 (0.17%) nginx
14 21 (0.15%) OpenEdge
15 18 (0.13%) Drupal
16 17 (0.12%) ArcGIS
17 14 (0.10%) Tomcat
18 11 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2013
19 10 (0.072%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,254 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 979 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 289 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 76 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 71 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 59 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 48 (0.34%) Simulink
7 48 (0.34%) Sketch
8 46 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 46 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 29 (0.21%) Trello
10 27 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 24 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 23 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 18 (0.13%) InDesign
14 17 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
15 13 (0.093%) SPSS
16 12 (0.086%) Chatbot
16 12 (0.086%) Revit
17 8 (0.057%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 133 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.40%) Shopify
3 52 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 47 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 45 (0.32%) Magento
6 39 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
7 20 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 19 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 19 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
9 18 (0.13%) iTrent
10 17 (0.12%) Salesforce CRM
11 16 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 14 (0.10%) SAP Business One
13 13 (0.093%) Infor SunSystems
13 13 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
14 12 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
15 11 (0.079%) SAP SD
15 11 (0.079%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2,338 (16.75%) Azure
2 1,722 (12.33%) AWS
3 1,349 (9.66%) Microsoft 365
4 700 (5.01%) Power Platform
5 692 (4.96%) GCP
6 462 (3.31%) SaaS
7 361 (2.59%) Azure DevOps
8 281 (2.01%) Serverless
9 277 (1.98%) Entra ID
10 219 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
11 204 (1.46%) GitHub
12 195 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
13 183 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
14 169 (1.21%) Amazon S3
15 154 (1.10%) Power Automate
16 153 (1.10%) PowerApps
17 112 (0.80%) IaaS
18 110 (0.79%) Snowflake
19 99 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
20 91 (0.65%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 772 (5.53%) Firewall
2 422 (3.02%) DNS
3 339 (2.43%) WAN
4 318 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 309 (2.21%) Network Security
6 303 (2.17%) LAN
7 283 (2.03%) DHCP
8 262 (1.88%) Internet
9 254 (1.82%) Wireless
10 233 (1.67%) VPN
11 185 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
12 144 (1.03%) VoIP
13 117 (0.84%) VLAN
14 114 (0.82%) SAN
15 97 (0.69%) WLAN
16 77 (0.55%) 5G
17 76 (0.54%) SD-WAN
18 69 (0.49%) Broadband
19 68 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
20 56 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 580 (4.15%) Power BI
3 429 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 407 (2.92%) MySQL
5 385 (2.76%) Tableau
6 349 (2.50%) BigQuery
7 343 (2.46%) Looker
8 264 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 227 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 202 (1.45%) MongoDB
11 185 (1.33%) NoSQL
12 151 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
12 151 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 123 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 117 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 99 (0.71%) Redis
16 98 (0.70%) DynamoDB
17 94 (0.67%) Big Data
18 88 (0.63%) Data Lake
19 65 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 810 (5.80%) Git
2 463 (3.32%) JIRA
3 272 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 182 (1.30%) GitLab
5 120 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 75 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 61 (0.44%) Selenium
8 53 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 45 (0.32%) LabVIEW
11 41 (0.29%) Postman
12 38 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 37 (0.27%) Bitbucket
14 36 (0.26%) SpecFlow
15 35 (0.25%) Subversion
16 33 (0.24%) JUnit
17 32 (0.23%) Metasploit
18 29 (0.21%) Burp Suite
19 28 (0.20%) Eclipse
19 28 (0.20%) Sourcetree
General
1 7,361 (52.73%) Social Skills
2 4,546 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2,465 (17.66%) Finance
4 1,293 (9.26%) Retail
5 1,239 (8.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 912 (6.53%) Presentation Skills
7 858 (6.15%) Organisational Skills
8 737 (5.28%) Marketing
9 583 (4.18%) Legal
10 539 (3.86%) Manufacturing
11 535 (3.83%) Law
12 434 (3.11%) Public Sector
13 374 (2.68%) Influencing Skills
14 327 (2.34%) Banking
15 301 (2.16%) Telecoms
16 217 (1.55%) Billing
17 211 (1.51%) Electronics
18 205 (1.47%) Aerospace
19 181 (1.30%) Automotive
20 178 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,995 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1,790 (12.82%) Developer
3 1,766 (12.65%) Senior
4 1,032 (7.39%) Lead
5 799 (5.72%) Architect
6 674 (4.83%) IT Support
7 660 (4.73%) Software Engineer
8 572 (4.10%) Support Engineer
9 536 (3.84%) Consultant
10 436 (3.12%) Project Manager
11 400 (2.87%) IT Engineer
12 384 (2.75%) Senior Developer
13 369 (2.64%) Data Engineer
14 360 (2.58%) Business Analyst
15 324 (2.32%) Data Analyst
16 306 (2.19%) Support Analyst
17 301 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 296 (2.12%) IT Technician
19 269 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
20 268 (1.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 892 (6.39%) .NET
2 800 (5.73%) HTML
3 699 (5.01%) CSS
4 526 (3.77%) React
5 332 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 295 (2.11%) RESTful
7 293 (2.10%) Node.js
8 242 (1.73%) REST
9 237 (1.70%) Vue
10 234 (1.68%) ASP.NET
11 226 (1.62%) .NET Framework
12 221 (1.58%) Web Services
13 206 (1.48%) .NET Core
14 167 (1.20%) XML
15 158 (1.13%) JSON
16 155 (1.11%) HTML5
17 146 (1.05%) Spring
18 137 (0.98%) jQuery
19 129 (0.92%) Laravel
20 125 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,309 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
2 704 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 606 (4.34%) Onboarding
4 445 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 440 (3.15%) Driving Licence
6 424 (3.04%) Product Ownership
7 283 (2.03%) Cyberattack
8 249 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 233 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 194 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
11 190 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 180 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 164 (1.17%) IoT
14 153 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 137 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 124 (0.89%) Cloud Native
17 113 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
18 112 (0.80%) Cyber Threat
19 109 (0.78%) Life Science
20 107 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,035 (14.58%) Windows
2 957 (6.85%) Linux
3 649 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 461 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 223 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 204 (1.46%) Android
7 146 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 141 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 136 (0.97%) Unix
10 135 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
11 130 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
12 88 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 48 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 46 (0.33%) VMS
15 41 (0.29%) Kali Linux
16 36 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
17 34 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
18 29 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,810 (20.13%) Agile
2 2,176 (15.59%) Mentoring
3 1,882 (13.48%) Customer Service
4 1,831 (13.12%) Computer Science
5 1,633 (11.70%) Project Management
6 1,452 (10.40%) Software Engineering
7 1,391 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 1,384 (9.91%) DevOps
9 1,296 (9.28%) Decision-Making
10 1,104 (7.91%) Mathematics
11 1,101 (7.89%) Analytics
12 1,068 (7.65%) Data Analysis
13 1,048 (7.51%) Coaching
14 1,043 (7.47%) ITIL
15 969 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
16 965 (6.91%) User Experience
17 825 (5.91%) Collaborative Working
18 793 (5.68%) Data Engineering
19 759 (5.44%) CI/CD
20 752 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,124 (15.21%) SQL
2 1,611 (11.54%) Python
3 1,175 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 1,056 (7.56%) C#
5 778 (5.57%) Java
6 462 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 403 (2.89%) C++
8 355 (2.54%) TypeScript
9 349 (2.50%) C
10 325 (2.33%) PHP
11 250 (1.79%) Bash
12 165 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 134 (0.96%) R
14 116 (0.83%) MATLAB
15 86 (0.62%) Perl
15 86 (0.62%) PL/SQL
16 73 (0.52%) Ruby
16 73 (0.52%) VB
17 70 (0.50%) Scala
18 64 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 4,196 (30.06%) Degree
2 1,104 (7.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,049 (7.51%) Security Cleared
4 605 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 487 (3.49%) DBS Check
6 453 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 439 (3.14%) Master's Degree
8 331 (2.37%) HNC
9 262 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
10 208 (1.49%) CISSP
11 191 (1.37%) CCNA
12 189 (1.35%) DV Cleared
13 166 (1.19%) Azure Certification
14 159 (1.14%) CCNP
15 158 (1.13%) MCSE
16 149 (1.07%) MCP
17 136 (0.97%) PMI Certification
18 132 (0.95%) A+ Certification
19 127 (0.91%) AWS Certification
20 123 (0.88%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 712 (5.10%) QA
2 561 (4.02%) GDPR
3 515 (3.69%) SLA
4 476 (3.41%) Data Quality
5 243 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 171 (1.22%) Accessibility
7 147 (1.05%) PMO
8 141 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
9 107 (0.77%) NIST
10 99 (0.71%) ISO 9001
11 98 (0.70%) IFRS
12 84 (0.60%) GAAP
13 63 (0.45%) PCI DSS
14 38 (0.27%) WCAG
15 34 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
15 34 (0.24%) HIPAA
15 34 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
15 34 (0.24%) NCSC
16 33 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 28 (0.20%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,099 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 564 (4.04%) Docker
3 452 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 308 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 111 (0.80%) Firmware
5 111 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 93 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 41 (0.29%) vSphere
9 32 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 31 (0.22%) KVM
11 22 (0.16%) Embedded Firmware
12 17 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.12%) VMware NSX
13 12 (0.086%) NFS
13 12 (0.086%) XenApp
14 11 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.050%) pfSense
15 7 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 487 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 346 (2.48%) Terraform
3 228 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 206 (1.48%) Ansible
5 178 (1.27%) SCCM
6 82 (0.59%) Prometheus
7 80 (0.57%) Puppet
8 70 (0.50%) Grafana
9 69 (0.49%) vCenter Server
10 46 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 45 (0.32%) SCOM
12 41 (0.29%) WSUS
13 34 (0.24%) Functional Safety
14 32 (0.23%) Progress Chef
15 28 (0.20%) FortiGate
15 28 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
16 24 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
17 23 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
18 20 (0.14%) OpenSSO
19 19 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3,350 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 733 (5.25%) Google
3 636 (4.56%) VMware
4 448 (3.21%) Oracle
5 386 (2.76%) Cisco
6 374 (2.68%) SAP
7 258 (1.85%) Salesforce
8 211 (1.51%) Databricks
9 152 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 143 (1.02%) Apple
11 139 (1.00%) Adobe
12 135 (0.97%) IBM
13 119 (0.85%) Veeam
14 108 (0.77%) CA
15 101 (0.72%) HP
16 99 (0.71%) Citrix
16 99 (0.71%) Juniper
17 96 (0.69%) Meraki
18 87 (0.62%) Red Hat
19 85 (0.61%) Dell