Period
to 25 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 393 607 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.12% 12.32% 10.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.97% 13.67% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 304 476 438
Hertfordshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 2,813 4,440 4,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.74% 90.10% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,171 3,696 3,384
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +19 148 £50,000 +36.99% 4
Welwyn Garden City +7 39 £58,750 +30.56%
Hatfield -22 33 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead +15 23 £27,500 +7.84%
St Albans -7 22 £33,750 -35.71% 1
Stevenage -12 17 £30,000 -33.33%
Borehamwood +16 12 £42,500 -5.56%
Letchworth +4 11 £29,500 -57.86%
Cheshunt - 10 - -
Hertford - 7 £22,500 - 1
Harpenden +5 4 - - 3
Potters Bar +3 4 £44,000 +104.65%
Hitchin +4 3 £75,000 +212.50%
Baldock -2 3 £27,500 -26.67%
Royston +2 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Broxbourne -2 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Rickmansworth -2 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Berkhamsted - 1 £25,000 -
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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.

1 196 (49.87%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (19.85%) SQL Server
4 77 (19.59%) Java
5 75 (19.08%) Microsoft
5 75 (19.08%) SC Cleared
5 75 (19.08%) Security Cleared
6 69 (17.56%) Windows
7 64 (16.28%) C#
7 64 (16.28%) SQL
8 63 (16.03%) XML
9 57 (14.50%) HTML
9 57 (14.50%) Migration
9 57 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
10 56 (14.25%) Data Quality
11 55 (13.99%) Degree
12 53 (13.49%) Data Analysis
13 52 (13.23%) Project Management
13 52 (13.23%) JavaScript
14 50 (12.72%) Oracle
15 45 (11.45%) ETL
15 45 (11.45%) Data Migration
16 41 (10.43%) SaaS
17 39 (9.92%) C++
17 39 (9.92%) Linux
18 38 (9.67%) CSS
18 38 (9.67%) Web Services
18 38 (9.67%) Mathematics
18 38 (9.67%) Software Engineering
19 37 (9.41%) JSON

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 13 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.53%) CMS
5 6 (1.53%) Confluence
6 4 (1.02%) IIS
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.51%) JBoss
7 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.05%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.04%) SPSS
5 5 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.25%) Postilion
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 57 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (10.43%) SaaS
3 29 (7.38%) Office 365
4 24 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.04%) MailChimp
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon Glacier
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.53%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (1.53%) IaaS
8 6 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) G Suite
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.34%) DNS
2 19 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.33%) VPN
4 11 (2.80%) DHCP
4 11 (2.80%) Firewall
4 11 (2.80%) VLAN
5 10 (2.54%) SSL
6 9 (2.29%) ATM
7 8 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (2.04%) Network Security
7 8 (2.04%) SMTP
8 7 (1.78%) HTTP
9 6 (1.53%) FTP
9 6 (1.53%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.27%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.27%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.02%) SNMP
12 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (5.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.54%) MySQL
5 9 (2.29%) DB2
6 8 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.04%) Spotfire
7 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.53%) Redis
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (6.36%) JIRA
1 25 (6.36%) Subversion
2 15 (3.82%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.54%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.02%) Gradle
6 4 (1.02%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.76%) Hudson
7 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.76%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 37 (9.41%) Finance
2 33 (8.40%) Retail
3 21 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.80%) Electronics
4 11 (2.80%) Marketing
5 8 (2.04%) Banking
6 6 (1.53%) Advertising
7 4 (1.02%) Back Office
7 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (24.17%) Analyst
2 94 (23.92%) Developer
3 36 (9.16%) Consultant
4 33 (8.40%) Support Analyst
5 28 (7.12%) Software Developer
6 25 (6.36%) Support Engineer
7 23 (5.85%) IT Support
8 21 (5.34%) SQL Developer
9 20 (5.09%) Data Migration Developer
9 20 (5.09%) ETL Developer
9 20 (5.09%) Oracle Developer
9 20 (5.09%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 20 (5.09%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 20 (5.09%) Software Engineer
9 20 (5.09%) SQL Server Developer
10 19 (4.83%) Data Analyst
10 19 (4.83%) IT Engineer
10 19 (4.83%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (4.33%) Architect
11 17 (4.33%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.03%) XML
2 57 (14.50%) HTML
3 38 (9.67%) CSS
3 38 (9.67%) Web Services
4 37 (9.41%) JSON
5 23 (5.85%) .NET
6 22 (5.60%) RESTful
7 21 (5.34%) Node.js
8 18 (4.58%) AngularJS
8 18 (4.58%) HTML5
9 15 (3.82%) JSP
10 12 (3.05%) XSD
11 11 (2.80%) Ajax
11 11 (2.80%) jQuery
11 11 (2.80%) XHTML
11 11 (2.80%) XML Schema
11 11 (2.80%) XSL
12 10 (2.54%) Flash
12 10 (2.54%) ODBC
13 9 (2.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 196 (49.87%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (7.12%) Reference Data
4 16 (4.07%) Robotics
4 16 (4.07%) User Experience
5 14 (3.56%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.05%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.80%) Life Science
8 10 (2.54%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.29%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.29%) Pharmacovigilance
10 8 (2.04%) Mainframe
10 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.53%) Cyberattack
11 6 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.27%) EPoS
12 5 (1.27%) Fintech
12 5 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.56%) Windows
2 39 (9.92%) Linux
3 33 (8.40%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.60%) Windows 10
5 21 (5.34%) Windows 7
6 19 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.04%) zOS
9 4 (1.02%) CentOS
10 3 (0.76%) Android
10 3 (0.76%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.76%) Unix
10 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.51%) Debian
11 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (14.50%) Migration
3 53 (13.49%) Data Analysis
4 52 (13.23%) Project Management
5 45 (11.45%) Data Migration
5 45 (11.45%) ETL
6 38 (9.67%) Mathematics
6 38 (9.67%) Software Engineering
7 36 (9.16%) Analytics
8 32 (8.14%) TDD
9 30 (7.63%) Test Automation
10 29 (7.38%) Mentoring
11 27 (6.87%) Waterfall
12 26 (6.62%) Computer Science
12 26 (6.62%) Workflow
13 25 (6.36%) DevOps
13 25 (6.36%) Master Data Management
14 23 (5.85%) Scrum
15 22 (5.60%) CRM
15 22 (5.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 77 (19.59%) Java
2 64 (16.28%) C#
2 64 (16.28%) SQL
3 52 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 39 (9.92%) C++
5 35 (8.91%) T-SQL
6 30 (7.63%) VBA
7 29 (7.38%) Python
8 25 (6.36%) C
9 24 (6.11%) PL/SQL
10 22 (5.60%) Java 8
10 22 (5.60%) PowerShell
11 20 (5.09%) Scala
12 14 (3.56%) Perl
13 13 (3.31%) TypeScript
14 12 (3.05%) Embedded C
14 12 (3.05%) Embedded C++
14 12 (3.05%) MATLAB
14 12 (3.05%) R
15 11 (2.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (19.08%) SC Cleared
1 75 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 55 (13.99%) Degree
3 22 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.07%) CEH
5 15 (3.82%) PhD
6 13 (3.31%) MCSA
7 10 (2.54%) CISM
7 10 (2.54%) CISSP
7 10 (2.54%) MCSE
8 8 (2.04%) CCNA
8 8 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.78%) CRISC
10 6 (1.53%) GCFA
10 6 (1.53%) GCIA
10 6 (1.53%) GCIH
10 6 (1.53%) GREM
11 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.02%) MCP
11 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.25%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.56%) PMO
3 9 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.29%) QA
4 6 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.51%) SLA
8 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 25 (6.36%) Active Directory
1 25 (6.36%) Docker
2 14 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) Ceph
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.83%) SCCM
3 11 (2.80%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.53%) Consul
4 6 (1.53%) Graphite
5 5 (1.27%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.02%) Puppet
7 3 (0.76%) Ansible
7 3 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.76%) Nessus
7 3 (0.76%) Nmap
8 2 (0.51%) SCOM
8 2 (0.51%) Terraform
9 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.72%) Oracle
3 30 (7.63%) VMware
4 25 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (6.11%) Cisco
6 21 (5.34%) Google
7 20 (5.09%) Talend
8 17 (4.33%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.05%) IBM
10 10 (2.54%) Xilinx
11 8 (2.04%) SendGrid
12 6 (1.53%) Aruba
12 6 (1.53%) Mitel
13 5 (1.27%) Blue Prism
13 5 (1.27%) F5
13 5 (1.27%) HP
13 5 (1.27%) Xamarin
14 4 (1.02%) NEC
15 3 (0.76%) EMC
15 3 (0.76%) NetApp