Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 134 367 570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.51% 12.60% 12.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.93% 14.59% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 97 263 449
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% -25.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,050 £25,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,036 2,515 4,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.00% 86.34% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,894 3,371
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Watford -3 42 £42,500 -5.56%
St Albans +18 24 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Hatfield +23 14 £60,000 +6.67% 3
Hemel Hempstead +2 10 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Stevenage -4 8 £29,000 -9.38% 5
Ware - 8 - - 2
Letchworth -7 6 £43,000 +37.60% 1
Borehamwood -5 5 £42,500 - 1
Hitchin 0 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Kings Langley - 1 £30,000 -
Radlett - 1 - -
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 51 (38.06%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (35.82%) Windows
4 40 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (26.12%) Azure
6 33 (24.63%) SQL
6 33 (24.63%) Active Directory
7 30 (22.39%) Finance
8 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
9 27 (20.15%) Office 365
10 24 (17.91%) Windows Server
10 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
11 23 (17.16%) Migration
12 22 (16.42%) VMware
12 22 (16.42%) Security Cleared
12 22 (16.42%) ITIL
12 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
13 21 (15.67%) CSS
13 21 (15.67%) Linux
13 21 (15.67%) HTML
14 20 (14.93%) SC Cleared
14 20 (14.93%) Firewall
15 19 (14.18%) Scrum
15 19 (14.18%) Data Migration
16 18 (13.43%) JIRA
16 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (13.43%) Project Management
16 18 (13.43%) DNS
16 18 (13.43%) TypeScript
17 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.73%) Confluence
4 4 (2.99%) WordPress
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.49%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.99%) Adobe XD
2 4 (2.99%) InVision
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.99%) Zeplin
3 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.49%) Sketch
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Maximo
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.24%) Magento
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.49%) Shopify
4 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 35 (26.12%) Azure
2 27 (20.15%) Office 365
3 13 (9.70%) AWS
4 10 (7.46%) OneDrive
5 9 (6.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.73%) GitHub
7 4 (2.99%) npm
8 3 (2.24%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.49%) GCP
9 2 (1.49%) Serverless
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.75%) IaaS
10 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) Firewall
2 18 (13.43%) DNS
3 16 (11.94%) DHCP
3 16 (11.94%) LAN
4 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.96%) SAN
6 11 (8.21%) WAN
7 9 (6.72%) Wireless
8 8 (5.97%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (5.22%) VoIP
10 6 (4.48%) Internet
11 5 (3.73%) VLAN
12 2 (1.49%) Skype
12 2 (1.49%) VPN
13 1 (0.75%) ADSL
13 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.75%) FTP
13 1 (0.75%) PBX
13 1 (0.75%) PSTN
13 1 (0.75%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) MySQL
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.48%) MariaDB
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.99%) Big Data
5 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.99%) GIS
6 3 (2.24%) Power BI
6 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.49%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) JIRA
2 10 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.48%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (3.73%) GitLab
6 5 (3.73%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.99%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.99%) Balsamiq
7 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.99%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.99%) Selenium
8 3 (2.24%) Subversion
9 2 (1.49%) Hudson
9 2 (1.49%) Log4j
9 2 (1.49%) PVCS
9 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (22.39%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Legal
3 9 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Police
7 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (17.16%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) Analyst
3 15 (11.19%) Service Desk Support
4 14 (10.45%) Consultant
5 12 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (8.21%) Data Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Data Migration Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Data Migration Lead
6 11 (8.21%) IT Support
6 11 (8.21%) Migration Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Service Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) DevOps Manager
9 8 (5.97%) Network Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Network Support
9 8 (5.97%) Network Support Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) AngularJS
2 21 (15.67%) CSS
2 21 (15.67%) HTML
3 13 (9.70%) .NET
3 13 (9.70%) Node.js
3 13 (9.70%) REST
4 10 (7.46%) HTML5
4 10 (7.46%) RESTful
4 10 (7.46%) Web Services
5 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (5.97%) Sass
7 7 (5.22%) .NET Core
7 7 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (4.48%) Angular 2
8 6 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (3.73%) Jinja
9 5 (3.73%) WSH
10 4 (2.99%) JSON
10 4 (2.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (38.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.69%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.97%) User Experience
5 4 (2.99%) Acoustics
5 4 (2.99%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (2.99%) Social Media
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 2 (1.49%) W3C
7 1 (0.75%) AS400
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.82%) Windows
2 24 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 21 (15.67%) Linux
4 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.70%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (3.73%) CentOS
9 5 (3.73%) Debian
9 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.75%) HPUX
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.16%) Migration
3 22 (16.42%) ITIL
4 19 (14.18%) Data Migration
4 19 (14.18%) Scrum
5 18 (13.43%) Project Management
6 17 (12.69%) Project Delivery
7 16 (11.94%) DevOps
7 16 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (11.94%) Web Development
8 15 (11.19%) Computer Science
9 14 (10.45%) Analytics
9 14 (10.45%) ETL
10 13 (9.70%) Master Data Management
11 12 (8.96%) Due Diligence
11 12 (8.96%) Innovative Thinking
11 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
11 12 (8.96%) TDD
12 11 (8.21%) Data Analysis
12 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) SQL
2 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.43%) TypeScript
4 12 (8.96%) C#
5 10 (7.46%) Java
6 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.48%) Python
8 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.73%) VBScript
9 4 (2.99%) C++
9 4 (2.99%) ES6
9 4 (2.99%) PHP
10 2 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.49%) F#
10 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.49%) R
10 2 (1.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 22 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.19%) Degree
4 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.48%) ISEB
7 4 (2.99%) MCSA
7 4 (2.99%) PhD
8 2 (1.49%) MCP
8 2 (1.49%) MCSE
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.75%) CCNA
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.72%) QA
3 8 (5.97%) GxP
3 8 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (24.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.19%) vSphere
3 14 (10.45%) Docker
4 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.48%) XenApp
6 5 (3.73%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) SCCM
2 6 (4.48%) Kibana
2 6 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.48%) logstash
3 5 (3.73%) Ansible
3 5 (3.73%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.73%) Puppet
4 2 (1.49%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.42%) VMware
3 15 (11.19%) HP
4 14 (10.45%) Citrix
5 11 (8.21%) Oracle
6 10 (7.46%) Cisco
7 8 (5.97%) IBM
7 8 (5.97%) NetApp
8 6 (4.48%) Atlassian
8 6 (4.48%) Mitel
9 5 (3.73%) Asigra
10 4 (2.99%) Adobe
11 3 (2.24%) ESRI
11 3 (2.24%) hybris
11 3 (2.24%) Tableau
11 3 (2.24%) Veeam
12 2 (1.49%) Databricks
12 2 (1.49%) Talend
13 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.75%) Zerto