Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 150 48 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.39% 7.25% 9.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.25% 7.62% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 84 40 105
10th Percentile £27,550 £30,075 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,625 £32,188 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £40,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.88% -17.53% +6.59%
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,438 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,125 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% -

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 1,333 630 1,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.31% 95.17% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 897 439 1,174
10th Percentile £33,650 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £67,459
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -1.10%

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 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 80 (53.33%) Social Skills
2 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.67%) Java
5 32 (21.33%) Azure
6 28 (18.67%) DevOps
7 27 (18.00%) Scrum
8 25 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 25 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (16.00%) Microsoft 365
9 24 (16.00%) Python
10 22 (14.67%) AWS
11 21 (14.00%) HTML
11 21 (14.00%) Finance
12 20 (13.33%) SQL
12 20 (13.33%) ITIL
13 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
13 19 (12.67%) Microservices
14 18 (12.00%) Windows
15 16 (10.67%) Linux
15 16 (10.67%) Migration
15 16 (10.67%) Content Management
15 16 (10.67%) React
16 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
16 15 (10.00%) Docker
16 15 (10.00%) Degree
16 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.00%) .NET
17 14 (9.33%) SharePoint

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 14 (9.33%) CMS
1 14 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
2 2 (1.33%) Infor CloudSuite
2 2 (1.33%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.33%) Azure
2 24 (16.00%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (14.67%) AWS
4 7 (4.67%) GitHub
5 6 (4.00%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.67%) GCP
7 4 (2.67%) IaaS
7 4 (2.67%) PaaS
8 3 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (1.33%) SaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) Firewall
2 11 (7.33%) DHCP
2 11 (7.33%) DNS
3 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.67%) LAN
5 4 (2.67%) SAN
6 2 (1.33%) Intranet
6 2 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.33%) VoIP
6 2 (1.33%) VPN
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.67%) Wireless
7 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.00%) Power BI
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) Tableau
4 3 (2.00%) Metadata
5 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.33%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.33%) JIRA
3 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.67%) Selenium
4 6 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.67%) GoCD
5 4 (2.67%) TestNG
5 4 (2.67%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.33%) Gradle
6 2 (1.33%) JUnit
6 2 (1.33%) Maven
6 2 (1.33%) REST Assured
6 2 (1.33%) Serenity BDD
7 1 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.67%) GitLab
7 1 (0.67%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 80 (53.33%) Social Skills
2 25 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (14.00%) Finance
4 11 (7.33%) Retail
5 8 (5.33%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (4.67%) Banking
6 7 (4.67%) Legal
7 5 (3.33%) Environmental Health
7 5 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (3.33%) Marketing
7 5 (3.33%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.00%) Automotive
9 3 (2.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (2.00%) Law
9 3 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.00%) Publishing
10 2 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.67%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Developer
2 20 (13.33%) Analyst
3 11 (7.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 9 (6.00%) Web Developer
6 8 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) Data Migration Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Migration Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) React Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Administrator
8 6 (4.00%) Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Data Migration Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) HTML
2 16 (10.67%) React
3 15 (10.00%) .NET
4 14 (9.33%) RESTful
5 12 (8.00%) JSON
5 12 (8.00%) Spring
5 12 (8.00%) XML
6 11 (7.33%) Spring Boot
7 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.67%) Kafka
7 7 (4.67%) Redux
8 6 (4.00%) Node.js
9 5 (3.33%) HTML5
9 5 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.67%) CSS
10 4 (2.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.67%) REST
11 3 (2.00%) Ajax
11 3 (2.00%) Apache Camel
11 3 (2.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.33%) CCTV
5 5 (3.33%) PDA
5 5 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.00%) Social Media
6 3 (2.00%) User Experience
7 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Windows
2 16 (10.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.67%) Unix
6 3 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.67%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.67%) DevOps
3 27 (18.00%) Scrum
4 25 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 20 (13.33%) ITIL
6 19 (12.67%) Microservices
7 16 (10.67%) Content Management
7 16 (10.67%) Migration
8 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (8.67%) Analytics
9 13 (8.67%) Data Migration
9 13 (8.67%) Project Management
10 12 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
10 12 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.33%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.33%) Project Delivery
12 10 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.67%) Full Stack Development
12 10 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.67%) Java
2 24 (16.00%) Python
3 20 (13.33%) SQL
4 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.33%) Clojure
5 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.67%) Java 8
6 4 (2.67%) PHP
7 3 (2.00%) C
7 3 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.00%) Scala
7 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) Go
9 1 (0.67%) Groovy
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.33%) AAT
4 2 (1.33%) CCNA
4 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.33%) HNC
4 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) GDPR
3 4 (2.67%) COBIT
3 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.67%) NIST
3 4 (2.67%) NIST 800
4 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.33%) ITGC
5 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.67%) PMO
5 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Docker
2 11 (7.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
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 11 (7.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (6.67%) Terraform
3 8 (5.33%) Ansible
4 4 (2.67%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.67%) Icinga
5 1 (0.67%) Grafana
5 1 (0.67%) Istio
5 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.00%) VMware
4 4 (2.67%) Cognizant
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle
5 3 (2.00%) Google
5 3 (2.00%) Netezza
5 3 (2.00%) Splunk
5 3 (2.00%) Talend
6 2 (1.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.33%) Aruba
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco
6 2 (1.33%) Cognos
6 2 (1.33%) HP
6 2 (1.33%) Infor
6 2 (1.33%) NetApp
6 2 (1.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.33%) Veeam
6 2 (1.33%) Veritas