Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 30 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 371 372 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.81% 7.36% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 7.91% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 320 324 432
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,575 £61,250 £61,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,460 4,705 5,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.86% 93.06% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,764 4,058 4,729
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Leeds

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Leeds

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 170 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (39.35%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (31.27%) Finance
4 107 (28.84%) SQL
5 73 (19.68%) JavaScript
6 63 (16.98%) Java
7 57 (15.36%) HTML
8 54 (14.56%) DevOps
9 53 (14.29%) CSS
10 51 (13.75%) Scrum
10 51 (13.75%) TDD
11 49 (13.21%) Degree
11 49 (13.21%) .NET
12 48 (12.94%) C#
12 48 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
13 47 (12.67%) Windows
14 46 (12.40%) SDLC
15 45 (12.13%) Microsoft
16 44 (11.86%) ITIL
17 43 (11.59%) OO
18 42 (11.32%) Linux
19 41 (11.05%) Microsoft Excel
20 40 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
21 39 (10.51%) MVC
22 38 (10.24%) SQL Server
22 38 (10.24%) SLA
23 37 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (9.97%) Node.js
24 35 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (9.43%) Analytics

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 15 (4.04%) SAS
2 6 (1.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.08%) Confluence
5 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.81%) CMS
5 3 (0.81%) IIS
5 3 (0.81%) nginx
5 3 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (11.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.08%) SPSS
5 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.27%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.54%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.70%) GitHub
3 10 (2.70%) PaaS
4 9 (2.43%) IaaS
5 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.62%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.27%) Akamai
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) Firewall
2 9 (2.43%) Symposium
3 8 (2.16%) Internet
4 6 (1.62%) DNS
4 6 (1.62%) MVNO
4 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.35%) HTTP
6 4 (1.08%) DHCP
6 4 (1.08%) Intranet
6 4 (1.08%) VoIP
7 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.81%) SNMP
7 3 (0.81%) VPN
7 3 (0.81%) WAN
7 3 (0.81%) Wireless
8 2 (0.54%) BGP
8 2 (0.54%) FTP
8 2 (0.54%) LAN
8 2 (0.54%) SAN
8 2 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.20%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.23%) Base SAS
4 10 (2.70%) Power BI
5 9 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.62%) Big Data
6 6 (1.62%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.35%) QlikView
8 4 (1.08%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.81%) Redis
9 3 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.28%) Subversion
3 9 (2.43%) Jasmine
3 9 (2.43%) Mocha
3 9 (2.43%) Protractor
4 8 (2.16%) JIRA
5 6 (1.62%) Android Studio
5 6 (1.62%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.35%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.35%) Trac
7 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.81%) Grunt
8 3 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.27%) Gatling
10 1 (0.27%) JMeter
10 1 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.27%) Mockito
10 1 (0.27%) TestNG
General
1 116 (31.27%) Finance
2 15 (4.04%) Games
3 14 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (3.23%) Banking
4 12 (3.23%) Retail
5 11 (2.96%) Back Office
6 10 (2.70%) Electronics
6 10 (2.70%) Legal
6 10 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.43%) Marketing
8 8 (2.16%) Billing
8 8 (2.16%) Law
8 8 (2.16%) Military
9 7 (1.89%) Advertising
10 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (24.53%) Developer
2 87 (23.45%) Analyst
3 32 (8.63%) Architect
4 28 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 27 (7.28%) Java Developer
6 24 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (5.93%) Platform Engineer
7 22 (5.93%) Software Developer
8 21 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (5.39%) Service Analyst
10 19 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.23%) Consultant
13 12 (3.23%) Security Architect
14 11 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
14 11 (2.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.36%) HTML
2 53 (14.29%) CSS
3 49 (13.21%) .NET
4 37 (9.97%) Node.js
5 30 (8.09%) Web Services
6 27 (7.28%) HTML5
6 27 (7.28%) REST
7 24 (6.47%) AngularJS
8 23 (6.20%) Spring
9 22 (5.93%) Struts
10 19 (5.12%) jQuery
11 18 (4.85%) React
11 18 (4.85%) XML
12 17 (4.58%) SOAP
13 13 (3.50%) XSD
14 12 (3.23%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.23%) RESTful
15 11 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (2.43%) Java EE
17 8 (2.16%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 146 (39.35%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.28%) User Experience
3 23 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.77%) NHS
5 13 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.43%) Biotechnology
6 9 (2.43%) e-Learning
7 7 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.08%) Photography
10 3 (0.81%) Replication
10 3 (0.81%) Social Media
11 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.54%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.67%) Windows
2 42 (11.32%) Linux
3 33 (8.89%) Unix
4 18 (4.85%) Android
5 11 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) CentOS
10 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (14.56%) DevOps
3 51 (13.75%) Scrum
3 51 (13.75%) TDD
4 46 (12.40%) SDLC
5 44 (11.86%) ITIL
6 43 (11.59%) OO
7 40 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (10.51%) MVC
9 37 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (9.43%) Analytics
11 31 (8.36%) Project Management
12 30 (8.09%) Open Source
13 28 (7.55%) Coaching
13 28 (7.55%) Mathematics
14 27 (7.28%) Problem Management
15 26 (7.01%) Process Improvement
15 26 (7.01%) Service Delivery
15 26 (7.01%) Software Engineering
15 26 (7.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 107 (28.84%) SQL
2 73 (19.68%) JavaScript
3 63 (16.98%) Java
4 48 (12.94%) C#
5 31 (8.36%) Python
6 29 (7.82%) C
7 19 (5.12%) Ruby
8 18 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.85%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.58%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.23%) PHP
11 10 (2.70%) MATLAB
11 10 (2.70%) R
12 6 (1.62%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.35%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.35%) VBA
14 3 (0.81%) C++
15 2 (0.54%) VB
15 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 49 (13.21%) Degree
2 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 10 (2.70%) MCDST
4 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.43%) CEH
5 9 (2.43%) CISA
5 9 (2.43%) CISM
5 9 (2.43%) CISSP
5 9 (2.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (2.43%) CSSLP
5 9 (2.43%) GIAC
5 9 (2.43%) ISEB
5 9 (2.43%) SANS
5 9 (2.43%) SSCP
6 6 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.08%) HNC
8 4 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.24%) SLA
2 8 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.35%) GDPR
3 5 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.35%) QA
4 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.50%) Docker
3 7 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) Firmware
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (6.20%) Puppet
3 18 (4.85%) Cobbler
3 18 (4.85%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.16%) Ansible
5 7 (1.89%) Nagios
6 5 (1.35%) Grafana
7 4 (1.08%) Packer
7 4 (1.08%) SmoothWall
7 4 (1.08%) Terraform
8 3 (0.81%) Graphite
9 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.54%) SCCM
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.27%) Nessus
10 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.27%) SCOM
10 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.28%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (5.12%) Oracle
4 18 (4.85%) Cisco
4 18 (4.85%) EnterpriseDB
4 18 (4.85%) Xerox
5 16 (4.31%) Google
6 11 (2.96%) Apple
6 11 (2.96%) Dell
7 10 (2.70%) Tableau
8 9 (2.43%) Samsung
8 9 (2.43%) VMware
9 7 (1.89%) Twitter
10 6 (1.62%) Citrix
10 6 (1.62%) SAP
11 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.81%) Facebook
11 3 (0.81%) McAfee
11 3 (0.81%) Symantec
12 2 (0.54%) F5