Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 150 80 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.57% 8.59% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 9.12% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 76 55 119
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,250 £24,806
25th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £55,313 £48,750 £55,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £56,000 £59,450
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,290 877 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.91% 94.20% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 604 1,265
10th Percentile £32,800 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,063 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.00%) Social Skills
3 40 (26.67%) Java
4 36 (24.00%) SQL
4 36 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (21.33%) Linux
6 31 (20.67%) Azure
7 30 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (18.67%) DevOps
9 26 (17.33%) React
10 25 (16.67%) Degree
11 24 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 23 (15.33%) Scrum
12 23 (15.33%) Finance
13 22 (14.67%) Network+ Certification
13 22 (14.67%) AWS
14 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
15 20 (13.33%) Linux+ Certification
16 19 (12.67%) Relational Database
16 19 (12.67%) Microservices
17 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
17 17 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (10.67%) OO
18 16 (10.67%) Analytics
19 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
19 15 (10.00%) A+ Certification
20 14 (9.33%) Python
20 14 (9.33%) Computer Science

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (5.33%) CMS
2 5 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.67%) WordPress
4 3 (2.00%) Apache
4 3 (2.00%) IIS
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.33%) Drupal
5 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.33%) Podio
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.67%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.67%) InDesign
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.67%) Azure
2 22 (14.67%) AWS
3 10 (6.67%) GitHub
4 9 (6.00%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 6 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (3.33%) Azure Service Bus
6 5 (3.33%) Serverless
7 4 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.00%) GCP
8 3 (2.00%) npm
9 1 (0.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) Wireless
2 9 (6.00%) Firewall
3 7 (4.67%) DNS
4 5 (3.33%) DHCP
4 5 (3.33%) SAN
4 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.67%) LAN
6 3 (2.00%) VPN
7 2 (1.33%) HTTP
7 2 (1.33%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.33%) SSL
7 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.33%) VoIP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.67%) Intranet
8 1 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.00%) Power BI
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.67%) Redis
8 3 (2.00%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.33%) Metadata
9 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.67%) DB2
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 30 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.00%) JIRA
4 5 (3.33%) Selenium
5 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.00%) gulp
6 3 (2.00%) Maven
6 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.33%) GitLab
7 2 (1.33%) Gradle
7 2 (1.33%) JUnit
7 2 (1.33%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.33%) Serenity BDD
7 2 (1.33%) TestNG
7 2 (1.33%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.67%) Ant
8 1 (0.67%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.67%) PVCS
8 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (34.00%) Social Skills
2 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (15.33%) Finance
4 9 (6.00%) Banking
4 9 (6.00%) Retail
5 7 (4.67%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (4.67%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (4.67%) Publishing
6 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.33%) Environmental Health
7 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.67%) Automotive
8 4 (2.67%) Legal
8 4 (2.67%) Marketing
9 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.33%) Games
10 2 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Billing
11 1 (0.67%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Developer
2 18 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) IT Support
3 15 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) IT Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Administrator
6 11 (7.33%) Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) IT Administrator
7 9 (6.00%) Trainee
7 9 (6.00%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Network Administrator
9 7 (4.67%) Trainee Administrator
9 7 (4.67%) Trainee Network Administrator
10 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.00%) React Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.33%) React
2 14 (9.33%) REST
3 13 (8.67%) .NET
3 13 (8.67%) Spring
4 11 (7.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (7.33%) Node.js
5 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
5 10 (6.67%) RESTful
6 9 (6.00%) HTML
6 9 (6.00%) Kafka
7 8 (5.33%) CSS
7 8 (5.33%) Redux
7 8 (5.33%) Spring Boot
8 5 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.33%) Blazor
8 5 (3.33%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.00%) PDA
4 5 (3.33%) CCTV
4 5 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.33%) User Experience
5 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.00%) e-Health
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) Robotics
8 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.33%) Linux
2 13 (8.67%) Windows
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.33%) Unix
5 3 (2.00%) Android
5 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.67%) DevOps
3 24 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 23 (15.33%) Scrum
5 19 (12.67%) Microservices
6 17 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.67%) Analytics
7 16 (10.67%) OO
8 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.33%) Collaborative Working
9 14 (9.33%) Computer Science
10 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.67%) Project Management
11 12 (8.00%) Front End Development
11 12 (8.00%) SDLC
11 12 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (8.00%) Web Development
12 11 (7.33%) Business Analysis
12 11 (7.33%) ITIL
13 10 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.67%) Java
2 36 (24.00%) SQL
3 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.33%) Python
5 11 (7.33%) C#
6 7 (4.67%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.67%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.33%) Clojure
8 5 (3.33%) PHP
9 4 (2.67%) C++
9 4 (2.67%) Java 8
9 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.00%) C
10 3 (2.00%) Korn
10 3 (2.00%) Scala
10 3 (2.00%) VBA
11 2 (1.33%) Perl
11 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Degree
2 22 (14.67%) Network+ Certification
3 20 (13.33%) Linux+ Certification
4 15 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 15 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (8.67%) Server+ Certification
6 7 (4.67%) CCNA
6 7 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.67%) HNC
9 1 (0.67%) HND
9 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) COBIT
1 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.33%) NIST
1 5 (3.33%) NIST 800
1 5 (3.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (7.33%) Docker
2 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.67%) Istio
2 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Cisco
2 9 (6.00%) Google
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle
4 5 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.33%) VMware
5 4 (2.67%) Adobe
6 2 (1.33%) Apple
6 2 (1.33%) Aruba
6 2 (1.33%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.33%) Databricks
6 2 (1.33%) EMC
6 2 (1.33%) HP
6 2 (1.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.33%) Sybase
6 2 (1.33%) Veeam
7 1 (0.67%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.67%) Okta
7 1 (0.67%) Splunk