Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 513 595 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.21% 13.50% 12.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.59% 15.21% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 402 489 478
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -8.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £23,101
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,475
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 3,515 3,912 4,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.50% 88.79% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,694 3,300 3,327
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +10 183 £55,000 +57.14% 15
Hatfield 0 68 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Welwyn Garden City +10 54 £46,250 +11.45% 3
Hemel Hempstead +3 22 £27,000 -16.92% 3
St Albans -21 20 £37,500 -34.78% 7
Broxbourne -6 11 £41,500 +31.75% 1
Potters Bar +9 9 £50,000 +138.10%
Hertford - 9 £22,500 - 1
Borehamwood +1 6 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Letchworth -1 5 £42,750 +0.59% 1
Stevenage -20 5 £24,500 -10.91% 8
Rickmansworth -11 4 £50,000 +17.65%
Harpenden -3 3 £33,000 -37.14% 1
Baldock +2 2 £31,250 -16.67% 1
Royston 0 2 £52,500 +61.54% 2
Cheshunt -2 2 - -
Hitchin +9 1 £26,000 -30.67% 3
Welwyn +5 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 2
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 199 (38.79%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (21.83%) SQL
4 95 (18.52%) Windows
5 94 (18.32%) C#
6 93 (18.13%) JavaScript
7 92 (17.93%) Java
8 84 (16.37%) HTML
9 83 (16.18%) Microsoft
10 75 (14.62%) Linux
11 74 (14.42%) Migration
12 73 (14.23%) SQL Server
13 71 (13.84%) XML
13 71 (13.84%) Degree
14 67 (13.06%) CSS
15 66 (12.87%) Oracle
16 63 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
17 60 (11.70%) .NET
18 59 (11.50%) Web Services
19 58 (11.31%) Python
19 58 (11.31%) DevOps
20 55 (10.72%) ETL
20 55 (10.72%) TDD
21 53 (10.33%) Data Quality
22 52 (10.14%) Security Cleared
23 50 (9.75%) Data Migration
23 50 (9.75%) Project Management
24 48 (9.36%) MVC
25 46 (8.97%) SC Cleared
26 44 (8.58%) Computer Science

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 21 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.90%) OpenStack
3 17 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.12%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.14%) GlassFish
7 10 (1.95%) JBoss
7 10 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.97%) CMS
9 5 (0.97%) Confluence
9 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.58%) IIS
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 42 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.31%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.39%) InDesign
7 2 (0.39%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.39%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.39%) 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%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (8.19%) Office 365
3 33 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.43%) SaaS
4 22 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.95%) IaaS
5 10 (1.95%) PaaS
6 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.56%) GitHub
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
8 7 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.21%) DNS
2 33 (6.43%) TCP/IP
3 23 (4.48%) Firewall
4 18 (3.51%) DHCP
4 18 (3.51%) Internet
5 17 (3.31%) SSL
6 15 (2.92%) VPN
6 15 (2.92%) WAN
7 11 (2.14%) Wireless
8 10 (1.95%) LAN
9 9 (1.75%) Network Security
10 8 (1.56%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.36%) 802.11
11 7 (1.36%) ATM
11 7 (1.36%) HTTP
11 7 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.17%) BGP
12 6 (1.17%) MPLS
12 6 (1.17%) OSPF
12 6 (1.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.31%) MS Access
7 16 (3.12%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.73%) MySQL
9 11 (2.14%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.75%) Redis
11 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (5.07%) JIRA
2 22 (4.29%) Subversion
3 19 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.12%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.34%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.78%) Gradle
7 4 (0.78%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.78%) Maven
7 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.58%) GitLab
8 3 (0.58%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.39%) Grunt
9 2 (0.39%) gulp
9 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.39%) NUnit
9 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (8.38%) Finance
2 32 (6.24%) Retail
3 16 (3.12%) Marketing
4 14 (2.73%) Electronics
5 12 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.75%) Games
7 8 (1.56%) Advertising
8 6 (1.17%) French Language
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.78%) Banking
10 4 (0.78%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.58%) German Language
11 3 (0.58%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (24.95%) Developer
2 71 (13.84%) Analyst
3 46 (8.97%) Consultant
4 36 (7.02%) Support Analyst
5 35 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.04%) IT Support
7 29 (5.65%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.07%) SQL Developer
9 24 (4.68%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.68%) ETL Developer
10 21 (4.09%) Data Migration Developer
10 21 (4.09%) IT Engineer
10 21 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (4.09%) Oracle Developer
10 21 (4.09%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 21 (4.09%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 21 (4.09%) SQL Server Developer
11 20 (3.90%) Applications Support
11 20 (3.90%) Software Engineer
11 20 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (16.37%) HTML
2 71 (13.84%) XML
3 67 (13.06%) CSS
4 60 (11.70%) .NET
5 59 (11.50%) Web Services
6 40 (7.80%) JSON
7 37 (7.21%) RESTful
8 36 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 23 (4.48%) HTML5
9 23 (4.48%) JSP
10 22 (4.29%) .NET Framework
11 20 (3.90%) Spring
12 18 (3.51%) Ajax
12 18 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (3.51%) WPF
12 18 (3.51%) XSD
13 16 (3.12%) Entity Framework
13 16 (3.12%) Node.js
13 16 (3.12%) SOAP
14 15 (2.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 199 (38.79%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.04%) Reference Data
3 29 (5.65%) User Experience
4 26 (5.07%) Robotics
5 24 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.31%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (2.14%) Fintech
10 9 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.75%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.56%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.56%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.36%) EPoS
12 7 (1.36%) Replication
13 6 (1.17%) iPhone
14 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (18.52%) Windows
2 75 (14.62%) Linux
3 40 (7.80%) Unix
3 40 (7.80%) Windows 7
4 33 (6.43%) Windows Server
5 32 (6.24%) Windows 10
6 24 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.70%) AIX
8 12 (2.34%) Kali Linux
8 12 (2.34%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.14%) Debian
10 8 (1.56%) Android
10 8 (1.56%) CoreOS
10 8 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.17%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.17%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.17%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (14.42%) Migration
3 58 (11.31%) DevOps
4 55 (10.72%) ETL
4 55 (10.72%) TDD
5 50 (9.75%) Data Migration
5 50 (9.75%) Project Management
6 48 (9.36%) MVC
7 44 (8.58%) Computer Science
8 43 (8.38%) Data Analysis
9 40 (7.80%) ITIL
9 40 (7.80%) Mentoring
10 39 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (7.21%) Mathematics
12 36 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (6.82%) Decision-Making
13 35 (6.82%) Line Management
14 34 (6.63%) OO
14 34 (6.63%) Test Automation
15 32 (6.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.83%) SQL
2 94 (18.32%) C#
3 93 (18.13%) JavaScript
4 92 (17.93%) Java
5 58 (11.31%) Python
6 44 (8.58%) T-SQL
7 38 (7.41%) C++
8 30 (5.85%) PHP
8 30 (5.85%) PL/SQL
8 30 (5.85%) VBA
9 27 (5.26%) Java 8
10 26 (5.07%) PowerShell
11 22 (4.29%) Perl
12 21 (4.09%) Scala
13 17 (3.31%) C
13 17 (3.31%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.92%) VBScript
15 14 (2.73%) Ruby
16 13 (2.53%) Apex Code
16 13 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (13.84%) Degree
2 52 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 46 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.92%) CEH
7 14 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.34%) CISA
8 12 (2.34%) CISM
8 12 (2.34%) CISSP
8 12 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (2.34%) CSSLP
8 12 (2.34%) GIAC
8 12 (2.34%) SANS
8 12 (2.34%) SSCP
9 10 (1.95%) CCNA
9 10 (1.95%) MCSA
10 7 (1.36%) CCNP
11 6 (1.17%) MCP
11 6 (1.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.33%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.34%) QA
3 11 (2.14%) PMO
3 11 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.43%) Docker
3 31 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.12%) Ceph
6 14 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (7.80%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.09%) Puppet
3 12 (2.34%) Nessus
3 12 (2.34%) Nmap
4 11 (2.14%) SCCM
5 9 (1.75%) Ansible
6 8 (1.56%) Graphite
7 7 (1.36%) Grafana
8 6 (1.17%) Consul
8 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.17%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
9 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.58%) Terraform
9 3 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.39%) Icinga
10 2 (0.39%) Kibana
10 2 (0.39%) logstash
10 2 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.87%) Oracle
3 43 (8.38%) VMware
4 34 (6.63%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (4.68%) Google
6 20 (3.90%) NetApp
7 17 (3.31%) IBM
8 15 (2.92%) Talend
9 13 (2.53%) Juniper
9 13 (2.53%) Splunk
10 12 (2.34%) Netsparker
10 12 (2.34%) Qualys
11 11 (2.14%) Cisco
12 9 (1.75%) Aruba
12 9 (1.75%) JD Edwards
13 8 (1.56%) Citrix
13 8 (1.56%) Sybase
14 7 (1.36%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.97%) NEC
15 5 (0.97%) SAP