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

Problem-Solving
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 533 545 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.51% 13.24% 14.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 14.76% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 414 474 574
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 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 3,823 3,692 4,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.76% 89.70% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,982 3,109 3,296
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,975 £71,250 £70,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 21 August 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 August 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 -1 111 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Watford +1 106 £46,250 +8.82% 9
Welwyn Garden City +15 86 £68,750 +67.01% 2
St Albans -12 47 £45,000 -20.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead -14 16 £26,000 -42.22% 6
Stevenage -16 13 £45,000 +63.64% 13
Harpenden +7 12 £40,000 -23.81%
Broxbourne +1 12 £41,500 +84.44%
Borehamwood -8 7 £45,000 - 1
Hitchin - 6 £77,500 -
Rickmansworth -18 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Potters Bar - 5 £21,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £22,000 -
Letchworth +18 3 £19,625 -52.71% 1
Baldock - 3 £32,500 - 1
Royston - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hertford +5 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Radlett +3 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Welwyn - 1 - -
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 203 (38.09%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (23.08%) SQL
4 107 (20.08%) Degree
5 105 (19.70%) Microsoft
6 99 (18.57%) Linux
7 91 (17.07%) Java
8 87 (16.32%) C#
9 81 (15.20%) Oracle
10 80 (15.01%) ITIL
11 76 (14.26%) Windows
11 76 (14.26%) SQL Server
11 76 (14.26%) .NET
12 75 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
13 74 (13.88%) Computer Science
14 69 (12.95%) DevOps
15 67 (12.57%) Project Management
15 67 (12.57%) Migration
15 67 (12.57%) Web Services
15 67 (12.57%) Unix
16 60 (11.26%) Docker
17 57 (10.69%) JavaScript
18 56 (10.51%) HTML
19 54 (10.13%) VMware
20 52 (9.76%) Kubernetes
21 50 (9.38%) Coaching
21 50 (9.38%) TDD
21 50 (9.38%) Retail
22 47 (8.82%) Python
22 47 (8.82%) User Experience

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 25 (4.69%) OpenStack
2 20 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.81%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (2.06%) Mule
7 10 (1.88%) Mule ESB
8 9 (1.69%) GlassFish
9 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.50%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.13%) IIS
10 6 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.94%) JBoss
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.75%) CMS
12 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.56%) Apache
13 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 25 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.50%) Maximo
3 7 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.38%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.38%) Postilion
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.82%) Office 365
4 23 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (2.25%) Runscope
6 11 (2.06%) Boomi
6 11 (2.06%) GitHub
7 9 (1.69%) SaaS
8 8 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.50%) IaaS
9 7 (1.31%) PaaS
10 6 (1.13%) Akamai
11 4 (0.75%) Trello
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.19%) Serverless
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 40 (7.50%) DNS
3 31 (5.82%) Firewall
4 29 (5.44%) DHCP
5 22 (4.13%) WAN
6 16 (3.00%) HTTP
6 16 (3.00%) Internet
7 15 (2.81%) LAN
7 15 (2.81%) Wireless
8 14 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.25%) SAN
11 10 (1.88%) 802.11
11 10 (1.88%) MPLS
11 10 (1.88%) OSPF
11 10 (1.88%) SSL
11 10 (1.88%) VPN
12 9 (1.69%) BGP
12 9 (1.69%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.69%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.50%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.06%) Redis
9 10 (1.88%) MS Access
9 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.69%) Big Data
11 8 (1.50%) MySQL
11 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.13%) Endeca
13 6 (1.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (5.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (4.88%) JIRA
3 15 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.50%) Metasploit
4 8 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.13%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.13%) JUnit
5 6 (1.13%) Mockito
5 6 (1.13%) NUnit
5 6 (1.13%) Selenium
5 6 (1.13%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.13%) Spock
6 5 (0.94%) Gradle
6 5 (0.94%) Maven
6 5 (0.94%) Subversion
6 5 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.75%) VersionOne
7 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.56%) GitLab
8 3 (0.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 50 (9.38%) Retail
2 45 (8.44%) Finance
3 34 (6.38%) Advertising
4 29 (5.44%) Games
5 13 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.31%) Back Office
7 6 (1.13%) French Language
7 6 (1.13%) Legal
8 5 (0.94%) Electronics
8 5 (0.94%) Marketing
8 5 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (28.33%) Developer
2 69 (12.95%) Analyst
3 47 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 37 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 36 (6.75%) Product Manager
5 36 (6.75%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.19%) Team Leader
7 26 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 25 (4.69%) IT Support
9 22 (4.13%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.13%) SQL Developer
10 21 (3.94%) Consultant
11 19 (3.56%) Support Engineer
12 18 (3.38%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.38%) Transformation Manager
13 17 (3.19%) Applications Support
14 16 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (2.81%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.26%) .NET
2 67 (12.57%) Web Services
3 56 (10.51%) HTML
4 43 (8.07%) XML
5 42 (7.88%) AngularJS
6 38 (7.13%) RESTful
7 33 (6.19%) Spring
8 32 (6.00%) Akka
8 32 (6.00%) CSS
9 27 (5.07%) SOAP
10 25 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (3.56%) ASP.NET
11 19 (3.56%) Middleware
11 19 (3.56%) React
12 18 (3.38%) .NET Framework
12 18 (3.38%) HTML5
12 18 (3.38%) JSON
12 18 (3.38%) REST
12 18 (3.38%) Silverlight
13 16 (3.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 203 (38.09%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (13.88%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.82%) User Experience
4 43 (8.07%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (5.07%) Data Centre
6 24 (4.50%) Private Cloud
7 23 (4.32%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.75%) Minimum Viable Product
9 14 (2.63%) Robotics
10 11 (2.06%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.50%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.50%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.50%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.50%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.31%) Replication
14 6 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.57%) Linux
2 76 (14.26%) Windows
3 67 (12.57%) Unix
4 25 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.50%) Windows 10
5 24 (4.50%) Windows 7
6 19 (3.56%) AIX
7 15 (2.81%) Debian
8 12 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.06%) Kali Linux
10 10 (1.88%) Android
10 10 (1.88%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.69%) CoreOS
11 9 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.50%) HPUX
12 8 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.13%) Solaris
14 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (15.01%) ITIL
3 69 (12.95%) DevOps
4 67 (12.57%) Migration
4 67 (12.57%) Project Management
5 50 (9.38%) Coaching
5 50 (9.38%) TDD
6 45 (8.44%) MVC
7 44 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (8.07%) E-Commerce
9 42 (7.88%) Test Automation
10 41 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (7.50%) SDLC
12 39 (7.32%) Open Source
13 38 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (6.75%) Product Management
15 34 (6.38%) OO
16 33 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 31 (5.82%) Software Engineering
18 30 (5.63%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 123 (23.08%) SQL
2 91 (17.07%) Java
3 87 (16.32%) C#
4 57 (10.69%) JavaScript
5 47 (8.82%) Python
6 33 (6.19%) PowerShell
7 32 (6.00%) Scala
8 28 (5.25%) C
8 28 (5.25%) Java 8
9 24 (4.50%) Haskell
10 16 (3.00%) C++
10 16 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.81%) Ruby
11 15 (2.81%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.63%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.44%) VBA
14 11 (2.06%) PHP
15 8 (1.50%) Perl
16 7 (1.31%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (20.08%) Degree
2 43 (8.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.25%) CCNA
7 12 (2.25%) CCNP
7 12 (2.25%) MCSE
8 11 (2.06%) CEH
8 11 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (2.06%) SSCP
9 9 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.50%) CISA
10 8 (1.50%) CISM
10 8 (1.50%) CISSP
10 8 (1.50%) GIAC
11 7 (1.31%) CSSLP
11 7 (1.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.81%) SLA
3 13 (2.44%) GCP
4 9 (1.69%) PMO
4 9 (1.69%) QA
5 5 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (11.26%) Docker
2 43 (8.07%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.81%) Ceph
5 15 (2.81%) vSphere
6 12 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.88%) Firmware
8 9 (1.69%) XenApp
9 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.38%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 30 (5.63%) Puppet
3 19 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.25%) Ansible
4 12 (2.25%) Terraform
5 10 (1.88%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (1.50%) Nessus
6 8 (1.50%) Nmap
6 8 (1.50%) SCCM
7 7 (1.31%) Graphite
8 6 (1.13%) Grafana
9 5 (0.94%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.75%) CA Service Virtualization
10 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.56%) Nagios
11 3 (0.56%) QRadar
11 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.38%) Kibana
12 2 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 105 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 81 (15.20%) Oracle
3 54 (10.13%) VMware
4 34 (6.38%) IBM
5 31 (5.82%) Splunk
6 28 (5.25%) Citrix
6 28 (5.25%) Google
7 22 (4.13%) Cisco
8 20 (3.75%) NetApp
9 16 (3.00%) Juniper
10 13 (2.44%) WSO2
11 12 (2.25%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.25%) Talend
11 12 (2.25%) webMethods
12 11 (2.06%) Dell
12 11 (2.06%) MuleSoft
12 11 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (2.06%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.69%) SAP
13 9 (1.69%) Xamarin