Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 529 594 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.20% 14.17% 13.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 16.08% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 402 501 515
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £66,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3,597 3,695 3,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.77% 88.12% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,792 3,137 3,229
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Watford +3 160 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Hatfield -3 78 £60,000 +9.09% 21
Welwyn Garden City +11 74 £37,500 -9.64% 2
Hemel Hempstead -7 24 £27,000 -36.47% 3
St Albans -32 18 £45,000 -21.74% 4
Broxbourne +2 15 £41,500 +78.49% 1
Stevenage -13 9 £37,500 +36.36% 18
Potters Bar -1 6 £70,000 +233.33% 3
Harpenden -3 6 £35,000 -33.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £22,000 -
Borehamwood -1 4 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Rickmansworth -13 4 £50,000 +24.22%
Hertford +14 3 £22,500 -47.06% 2
Letchworth +8 3 £29,000 -30.12% 1
Hitchin +6 3 £77,500 +106.67%
Baldock -1 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Royston - 2 £43,750 - 3
Radlett +5 1 £42,500 +25.93%
Welwyn - 1 - -
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 201 (38.00%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (22.87%) SQL
4 95 (17.96%) Java
5 93 (17.58%) Windows
6 90 (17.01%) Microsoft
7 85 (16.07%) C#
8 83 (15.69%) Linux
9 81 (15.31%) JavaScript
9 81 (15.31%) Degree
10 76 (14.37%) HTML
11 69 (13.04%) Migration
12 66 (12.48%) Python
13 63 (11.91%) .NET
14 60 (11.34%) Oracle
15 59 (11.15%) SQL Server
15 59 (11.15%) Computer Science
16 58 (10.96%) XML
17 57 (10.78%) Web Services
17 57 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (10.59%) TDD
19 54 (10.21%) ITIL
19 54 (10.21%) DevOps
20 53 (10.02%) Unix
20 53 (10.02%) Project Management
21 52 (9.83%) MVC
22 49 (9.26%) CSS
23 48 (9.07%) Docker
24 47 (8.88%) Kubernetes
25 46 (8.70%) VMware

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 24 (4.54%) OpenStack
2 22 (4.16%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.46%) GlassFish
5 12 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.70%) JBoss
7 9 (1.70%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.13%) CMS
10 5 (0.95%) IIS
11 3 (0.57%) Apache
11 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.84%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.38%) Snapchat
7 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.38%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.38%) Postilion
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.94%) Office 365
3 25 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.73%) SaaS
4 17 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.08%) IaaS
6 10 (1.89%) PaaS
7 9 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.70%) GitHub
8 6 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.95%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 38 (7.18%) DNS
3 27 (5.10%) Firewall
4 23 (4.35%) DHCP
5 19 (3.59%) Internet
6 17 (3.21%) WAN
6 17 (3.21%) Wireless
7 14 (2.65%) SSL
7 14 (2.65%) VPN
8 11 (2.08%) 802.11
8 11 (2.08%) LAN
9 9 (1.70%) Ethernet
10 8 (1.51%) BGP
10 8 (1.51%) HTTP
10 8 (1.51%) MPLS
10 8 (1.51%) OSPF
10 8 (1.51%) VXLAN
10 8 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.32%) Network Security
11 7 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.78%) MS Access
6 15 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.46%) MySQL
8 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.13%) Big Data
13 6 (1.13%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.13%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (4.54%) JIRA
2 14 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.65%) Subversion
3 13 (2.46%) Metasploit
4 7 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.13%) NUnit
6 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.76%) Gradle
7 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.76%) Maven
7 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.57%) GitLab
8 3 (0.57%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.57%) Redmine
9 2 (0.38%) Grunt
9 2 (0.38%) gulp
9 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 40 (7.56%) Finance
2 38 (7.18%) Retail
3 20 (3.78%) Games
4 14 (2.65%) Marketing
5 12 (2.27%) Electronics
6 11 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.70%) Advertising
7 9 (1.70%) French Language
8 8 (1.51%) Back Office
9 6 (1.13%) Legal
9 6 (1.13%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.76%) Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.57%) German Language
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (23.82%) Developer
2 73 (13.80%) Analyst
3 42 (7.94%) Support Analyst
4 39 (7.37%) Consultant
5 37 (6.99%) Java Developer
6 33 (6.24%) Product Manager
7 32 (6.05%) IT Support
8 31 (5.86%) Support Engineer
9 25 (4.73%) .NET Developer
9 25 (4.73%) SQL Developer
10 20 (3.78%) Team Leader
11 19 (3.59%) ETL Developer
11 19 (3.59%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.40%) Applications Support
12 18 (3.40%) Transformation Manager
13 17 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (3.21%) Architect
14 16 (3.02%) Migration Consultant
14 16 (3.02%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.02%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.37%) HTML
2 63 (11.91%) .NET
3 58 (10.96%) XML
4 57 (10.78%) Web Services
5 49 (9.26%) CSS
6 35 (6.62%) RESTful
7 32 (6.05%) JSON
8 31 (5.86%) AngularJS
9 30 (5.67%) Spring
10 24 (4.54%) Akka
11 23 (4.35%) HTML5
11 23 (4.35%) WPF
12 22 (4.16%) JSP
13 21 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (3.78%) .NET Framework
15 18 (3.40%) Velocity
16 17 (3.21%) Ajax
17 16 (3.02%) Entity Framework
17 16 (3.02%) SOAP
18 14 (2.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 201 (38.00%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.15%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.18%) User Experience
4 33 (6.24%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.97%) Reference Data
5 21 (3.97%) Robotics
6 20 (3.78%) Minimum Viable Product
6 20 (3.78%) Private Cloud
7 18 (3.40%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.84%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (2.08%) Fintech
10 10 (1.89%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.89%) Replication
11 9 (1.70%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.13%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.58%) Windows
2 83 (15.69%) Linux
3 53 (10.02%) Unix
4 40 (7.56%) Windows 7
5 31 (5.86%) Windows 10
6 29 (5.48%) Windows Server
7 21 (3.97%) AIX
8 20 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.02%) Kali Linux
10 13 (2.46%) Debian
10 13 (2.46%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.08%) Android
11 11 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.89%) CoreOS
13 7 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.13%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.13%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.13%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (13.04%) Migration
3 56 (10.59%) TDD
4 54 (10.21%) DevOps
4 54 (10.21%) ITIL
5 53 (10.02%) Project Management
6 52 (9.83%) MVC
7 45 (8.51%) ETL
8 43 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (7.94%) OO
10 41 (7.75%) E-Commerce
11 40 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (7.37%) Decision-Making
13 37 (6.99%) Coaching
13 37 (6.99%) Data Migration
14 35 (6.62%) Line Management
15 34 (6.43%) Open Source
16 33 (6.24%) Data Analysis
16 33 (6.24%) Product Management
16 33 (6.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (22.87%) SQL
2 95 (17.96%) Java
3 85 (16.07%) C#
4 81 (15.31%) JavaScript
5 66 (12.48%) Python
6 38 (7.18%) T-SQL
7 32 (6.05%) C++
8 30 (5.67%) Java 8
9 29 (5.48%) PHP
10 28 (5.29%) PowerShell
11 27 (5.10%) VBA
12 26 (4.91%) Scala
13 25 (4.73%) PL/SQL
14 19 (3.59%) Haskell
15 18 (3.40%) Perl
15 18 (3.40%) Shell Script
16 17 (3.21%) C
17 14 (2.65%) Ruby
18 13 (2.46%) VBScript
19 12 (2.27%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 81 (15.31%) Degree
2 37 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.02%) CEH
7 16 (3.02%) CompTIA Security+
7 16 (3.02%) SSCP
8 13 (2.46%) CISA
8 13 (2.46%) CISM
8 13 (2.46%) CISSP
8 13 (2.46%) GIAC
9 12 (2.27%) CCNA
9 12 (2.27%) CSSLP
9 12 (2.27%) SANS
10 9 (1.70%) CCNP
10 9 (1.70%) MCSA
11 7 (1.32%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.56%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.89%) PMO
2 10 (1.89%) QA
3 8 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (9.07%) Docker
2 40 (7.56%) Active Directory
3 34 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (3.78%) Ceph
6 14 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.46%) vSphere
8 4 (0.76%) Firmware
9 3 (0.57%) XenApp
10 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.38%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (8.88%) Kubernetes
2 25 (4.73%) Puppet
3 13 (2.46%) Nessus
3 13 (2.46%) Nmap
4 9 (1.70%) Ansible
4 9 (1.70%) SCCM
5 7 (1.32%) Grafana
6 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.13%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.57%) Nagios
7 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.57%) QRadar
8 2 (0.38%) Graphite
8 2 (0.38%) Icinga
8 2 (0.38%) Kibana
8 2 (0.38%) logstash
8 2 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.34%) Oracle
3 46 (8.70%) VMware
4 33 (6.24%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (4.35%) NetApp
6 20 (3.78%) IBM
7 19 (3.59%) Google
8 17 (3.21%) Splunk
9 16 (3.02%) Juniper
10 13 (2.46%) Netsparker
10 13 (2.46%) Qualys
11 12 (2.27%) Citrix
12 11 (2.08%) Cisco
13 9 (1.70%) Aruba
13 9 (1.70%) JD Edwards
13 9 (1.70%) Talend
14 8 (1.51%) NEC
14 8 (1.51%) Sybase
15 7 (1.32%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.32%) SAP