Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 20 26
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 69 131 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.53% 9.94% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 11.27% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 63 114 137
Kent median annual salary £36,176 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 915 1,162 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.65% 88.16% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 762 1,009 1,437
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,200 £23,300
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Kent

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Kent

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Kent over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Kent

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Tunbridge Wells -1 10 £46,500 -11.43% 5
Maidstone -9 7 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Dartford - 7 £30,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 7 £32,000 -
Dover +1 5 £25,323 -
Tonbridge - 5 £32,000 -
Rochester -7 4 £57,500 +64.29% 5
Sittingbourne +14 3 £37,500 -28.57% 4
Folkestone +4 2 £22,500 -13.46% 4
Chatham 0 2 £65,000 +116.67% 1
Gravesend - 2 £45,000 -
Canterbury +14 1 £55,000 - 2
West Malling -5 1 £36,500 -11.52% 3
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 20 (28.99%) SQL
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 17 (24.64%) .NET
4 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.19%) C#
6 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 13 (18.84%) Windows
7 13 (18.84%) MVC
8 12 (17.39%) Scrum
8 12 (17.39%) CSS
8 12 (17.39%) HTML
9 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
10 10 (14.49%) TDD
10 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (13.04%) Finance
11 9 (13.04%) Project Management
12 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (11.59%) CRM
12 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (11.59%) Degree
12 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
13 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.14%) Kanban
13 7 (10.14%) Marketing
13 7 (10.14%) AngularJS

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Simulink
3 1 (1.45%) Abaqus
3 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.45%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.90%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.90%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.45%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) AdWords
4 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) Hyperconnected
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) Skype
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) BGP
5 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.90%) OSPF
5 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) Broadband
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) SSDT
6 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) MSTest
3 4 (5.80%) NUnit
3 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) Moq
4 3 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) TestRail
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.14%) IT Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Graduate
7 4 (5.80%) Internet Developer
7 4 (5.80%) IT Change Manager
7 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.39%) CSS
3 12 (17.39%) HTML
4 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (8.70%) Web Services
7 6 (8.70%) WPF
8 5 (7.25%) jQuery
8 5 (7.25%) WCF
9 4 (5.80%) CSS3
9 4 (5.80%) HTML5
9 4 (5.80%) RESTful
10 3 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (4.35%) Ninject
10 3 (4.35%) Spring.NET
10 3 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) PDA
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) MVC
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 9 (13.04%) Project Management
6 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.59%) CRM
7 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.14%) Kanban
8 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.25%) Analytics
9 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 5 (7.25%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL
9 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.80%) High Availability
10 4 (5.80%) Migration
10 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Workflow
11 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) C#
3 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) Ada
7 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Cadence
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) Apple
3 2 (2.90%) Facebook
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Aastra
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
4 1 (1.45%) Sage
4 1 (1.45%) Sophos
4 1 (1.45%) Wind River
4 1 (1.45%) Xamarin