Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 61 137 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.36% 8.07% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 8.74% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 119 87
Median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +3.45% +24.29%
10th Percentile £22,875 £25,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,375 £60,750 £67,000
South West median annual salary £42,178 £40,329 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% -5.11% +6.25%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 752 1,567 1,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.71% 92.34% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 557 1,189 1,268
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,350 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,372 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.88% +1.19%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Gloucestershire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Gloucestershire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Gloucestershire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 7 August 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
Cheltenham -3 23 £32,500 -27.78% 6
Gloucester +23 18 £35,000 -8.50% 6
Cirencester -4 7 £65,000 +160.00%
Chipping Campden - 1 £26,500 - 2
Problem-Solving
South West

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) Office 365
4 16 (26.23%) ITIL
4 16 (26.23%) Finance
4 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
6 13 (21.31%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
7 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.67%) Linux
8 11 (18.03%) HTML
8 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.03%) Service Management
8 11 (18.03%) Azure
9 10 (16.39%) AWS
9 10 (16.39%) Degree
9 10 (16.39%) JIRA
10 9 (14.75%) Atlassian
10 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (14.75%) VMware
10 9 (14.75%) DNS
11 8 (13.11%) SLA
11 8 (13.11%) Citrix
11 8 (13.11%) ERP
11 8 (13.11%) .NET
11 8 (13.11%) CSS

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Confluence
4 3 (4.92%) Drupal
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Gephi
3 1 (1.64%) Simulink
3 1 (1.64%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Magento
3 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Office 365
2 11 (18.03%) Azure
3 10 (16.39%) AWS
4 7 (11.48%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.92%) Force.com
5 3 (4.92%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.28%) Datadog
6 2 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.28%) GCP
6 2 (3.28%) npm
6 2 (3.28%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 6 (9.84%) WAN
4 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 5 (8.20%) WLAN
5 3 (4.92%) Extranet
5 3 (4.92%) Intranet
5 3 (4.92%) Skype
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) Firewall
6 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.64%) MPLS
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) Power BI
3 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data
6 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.64%) Impala
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) JIRA
2 7 (11.48%) Bitbucket
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.28%) webpack
6 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (1.64%) git-flow
6 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Power BI Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.48%) HTML5
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
3 7 (11.48%) XML
4 5 (8.20%) React
5 4 (6.56%) JSON
5 4 (6.56%) REST
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.92%) Kafka
6 3 (4.92%) Sass
6 3 (4.92%) Spring
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) JSF
7 2 (3.28%) Redux
7 2 (3.28%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.31%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (11.48%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.28%) FMCG
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.64%) Life Science
7 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.67%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.20%) Android
5 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.28%) Unix
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.03%) Service Management
3 8 (13.11%) ERP
3 8 (13.11%) Microservices
3 8 (13.11%) SDLC
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps
4 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.84%) Decision-Making
5 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 6 (9.84%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.20%) IT Strategy
6 5 (8.20%) Requirements Gathering
6 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) C
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.92%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) VB
7 3 (4.92%) VBA
8 2 (3.28%) ES6
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Go
9 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) R
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.28%) HND
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCDST
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) SANS
7 1 (1.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.64%) DO-254
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Docker
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.20%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) HP ALM
3 2 (3.28%) Terraform
4 1 (1.64%) Kibana
4 1 (1.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Atlassian
2 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.92%) Nintex
7 2 (3.28%) Google
7 2 (3.28%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.64%) BT
8 1 (1.64%) Centrify
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Okta
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) Splunk
8 1 (1.64%) Sybase