Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 573 485 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.05% 11.44% 13.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.83% 12.69% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 446 431 601
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% -8.42%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%

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 4,144 3,823 4,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 87.15% 90.19% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,417 3,224 3,537
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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
Hatfield +3 141 £52,500 - 12
Welwyn Garden City +19 93 £70,000 +88.34% 2
St Albans -6 71 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Watford -16 68 £36,500 -14.12% 5
Stevenage +19 25 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hemel Hempstead -19 25 £25,000 -46.81% 8
Harpenden +20 19 £45,000 +95.65%
Borehamwood -3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Rickmansworth -17 10 £46,250 +15.63%
Royston - 9 £35,000 - 4
Broxbourne -2 8 £41,500 +80.43% 2
Hitchin - 6 £77,500 - 1
Letchworth +10 4 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Potters Bar -7 4 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Ware +2 2 £27,500 -54.17%
Bishop's Stortford -3 2 £22,000 -60.00% 2
Tring - 2 £27,500 -
Kings Langley -1 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Waltham Cross - 1 - -
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 229 (39.97%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (22.86%) SQL
4 122 (21.29%) Degree
5 116 (20.24%) Microsoft
6 108 (18.85%) Java
7 106 (18.50%) C#
8 100 (17.45%) .NET
9 99 (17.28%) Linux
10 92 (16.06%) Oracle
10 92 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
11 91 (15.88%) Web Services
12 89 (15.53%) JavaScript
13 87 (15.18%) SQL Server
14 83 (14.49%) ITIL
15 82 (14.31%) Computer Science
16 80 (13.96%) Windows
17 76 (13.26%) Project Management
18 71 (12.39%) Finance
19 69 (12.04%) Advertising
20 68 (11.87%) HTML
21 66 (11.52%) AngularJS
22 64 (11.17%) DevOps
22 64 (11.17%) Migration
23 63 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (10.30%) Citrix
25 56 (9.77%) Docker
25 56 (9.77%) Test Automation
26 55 (9.60%) Coaching
26 55 (9.60%) MVC

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 30 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (4.01%) Oracle Service Bus
3 20 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.79%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.09%) Mule
6 11 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.75%) Mule ESB
8 9 (1.57%) CMS
9 8 (1.40%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.40%) TPMS
9 8 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.22%) IIS
11 6 (1.05%) Apache
11 6 (1.05%) Confluence
11 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (1.57%) Maximo
2 3 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 92 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.49%) GitHub
4 19 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.32%) Runscope
5 18 (3.14%) Office 365
6 17 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.92%) Boomi
8 6 (1.05%) Akamai
9 5 (0.87%) SaaS
10 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.70%) Trello
10 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.52%) Force.com
11 3 (0.52%) IaaS
11 3 (0.52%) PaaS
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.93%) DNS
2 33 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 32 (5.58%) DHCP
4 30 (5.24%) Firewall
5 25 (4.36%) HTTP
6 23 (4.01%) WAN
7 21 (3.66%) LAN
7 21 (3.66%) SAN
8 18 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (2.79%) Unified Communications
10 15 (2.62%) IP Telephony
10 15 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (2.44%) NetScaler
12 13 (2.27%) Internet
13 12 (2.09%) SSL
14 10 (1.75%) Wireless
15 8 (1.40%) Kerberos
15 8 (1.40%) VPN
16 5 (0.87%) Broadband
16 5 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.11%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (4.54%) Redis
4 22 (3.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 21 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.09%) Big Data
8 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.57%) Power BI
11 8 (1.40%) MySQL
11 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.22%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.05%) Endeca
13 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.70%) MS Access
14 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 45 (7.85%) Jenkins
2 29 (5.06%) JIRA
3 21 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.97%) Selenium
5 15 (2.62%) Cucumber
5 15 (2.62%) Maven
6 13 (2.27%) Spock
7 11 (1.92%) Gradle
8 8 (1.40%) Grunt
8 8 (1.40%) JUnit
9 6 (1.05%) LabVIEW
9 6 (1.05%) Mockito
9 6 (1.05%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.87%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.70%) VersionOne
12 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.52%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 71 (12.39%) Finance
2 69 (12.04%) Advertising
3 41 (7.16%) Retail
4 28 (4.89%) Games
5 14 (2.44%) Marketing
6 7 (1.22%) Electronics
6 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Back Office
8 5 (0.87%) French Language
8 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 173 (30.19%) Developer
2 69 (12.04%) Analyst
3 64 (11.17%) .NET Developer
4 38 (6.63%) Software Engineer
5 33 (5.76%) Junior
6 31 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 30 (5.24%) Team Leader
8 28 (4.89%) C# Developer
8 28 (4.89%) Product Manager
9 27 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 24 (4.19%) Development Engineer
10 24 (4.19%) Software Development Engineer
11 22 (3.84%) Architect
12 21 (3.66%) Project Manager
13 19 (3.32%) Programmer
13 19 (3.32%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.14%) SQL Developer
14 18 (3.14%) Transformation Manager
15 17 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (2.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.45%) .NET
2 91 (15.88%) Web Services
3 68 (11.87%) HTML
4 66 (11.52%) AngularJS
5 51 (8.90%) RESTful
6 49 (8.55%) CSS
7 48 (8.38%) XML
8 38 (6.63%) Kafka
9 37 (6.46%) SOAP
10 35 (6.11%) Spring
11 32 (5.58%) ASP.NET
12 28 (4.89%) Middleware
12 28 (4.89%) REST
13 27 (4.71%) Akka
13 27 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (3.84%) HTML5
15 22 (3.84%) J2EE
15 22 (3.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 229 (39.97%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (14.31%) Computer Science
3 54 (9.42%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 34 (5.93%) User Experience
6 30 (5.24%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.66%) Minimum Viable Product
8 17 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (2.79%) Fat Client
9 16 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.79%) Thin Client
10 14 (2.44%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.92%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.57%) HP Storage
13 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.40%) Spread Betting
14 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.22%) Robotics
15 6 (1.05%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.28%) Linux
2 80 (13.96%) Windows
3 50 (8.73%) Unix
4 35 (6.11%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.84%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.14%) Windows 10
7 16 (2.79%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.09%) Solaris
9 10 (1.75%) HPUX
9 10 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.05%) Android
10 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.70%) Debian
12 4 (0.70%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (14.49%) ITIL
3 76 (13.26%) Project Management
4 64 (11.17%) DevOps
4 64 (11.17%) Migration
5 63 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (9.77%) Test Automation
7 55 (9.60%) Coaching
7 55 (9.60%) MVC
8 52 (9.08%) SDLC
9 41 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 41 (7.16%) TDD
10 39 (6.81%) High Availability
10 39 (6.81%) Mathematics
11 38 (6.63%) E-Commerce
12 37 (6.46%) Software Engineering
13 35 (6.11%) Scrum
14 34 (5.93%) Data Privacy
14 34 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (5.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (22.86%) SQL
2 108 (18.85%) Java
3 106 (18.50%) C#
4 89 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.76%) TypeScript
6 31 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 30 (5.24%) Python
8 27 (4.71%) Scala
9 20 (3.49%) C
10 19 (3.32%) Groovy
11 18 (3.14%) C++
11 18 (3.14%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.44%) Haskell
12 14 (2.44%) Java 8
13 13 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.27%) VBA
14 6 (1.05%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.05%) Perl
14 6 (1.05%) Ruby
15 5 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (21.29%) Degree
2 42 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.79%) PhD
6 15 (2.62%) MCSE
7 9 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.05%) PMP
10 5 (0.87%) A+ Certification
10 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.70%) CCNA
11 4 (0.70%) CEH
11 4 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.70%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.70%) OSCP
11 4 (0.70%) SSCP
12 3 (0.52%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.84%) SLA
2 15 (2.62%) QA
3 11 (1.92%) GCP
4 8 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.40%) PMO
5 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (9.77%) Docker
2 38 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (3.49%) XenApp
6 14 (2.44%) Firmware
7 9 (1.57%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.40%) vSphere
9 6 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.87%) XenServer
11 2 (0.35%) Ceph
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.97%) FortiGate
2 17 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.27%) Consul
3 13 (2.27%) Graphite
3 13 (2.27%) Puppet
4 12 (2.09%) Terraform
5 10 (1.75%) Ansible
5 10 (1.75%) SCCM
6 9 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (0.87%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.70%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.52%) QRadar
10 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.17%) Nessus
10 1 (0.17%) Nmap
10 1 (0.17%) Rancher
10 1 (0.17%) WMI
10 1 (0.17%) WSUS
10 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 116 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 92 (16.06%) Oracle
3 59 (10.30%) Citrix
4 37 (6.46%) VMware
5 27 (4.71%) IBM
6 25 (4.36%) Splunk
7 24 (4.19%) Google
8 23 (4.01%) Cisco
9 19 (3.32%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.44%) WSO2
11 12 (2.09%) webMethods
12 11 (1.92%) Dell
12 11 (1.92%) MuleSoft
12 11 (1.92%) Talend
12 11 (1.92%) TIBCO
13 10 (1.75%) Xamarin
14 9 (1.57%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.57%) Brocade
14 9 (1.57%) HP
14 9 (1.57%) SAP