Period
to 18 July 2019

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

Problem-Solving
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 284 380 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.18% 7.99% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.98% 8.49% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 252 305 347
Leeds median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £67,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.59% +13.33% -

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 2,845 4,477 4,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.01% 94.15% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,448 3,752 4,099
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,875 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.28% +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 82 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.76%) Finance
3 69 (24.30%) SQL
4 68 (23.94%) Microsoft
5 66 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (16.20%) Degree
7 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (15.14%) .NET
9 41 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
10 40 (14.08%) DevOps
11 38 (13.38%) SQL Server
12 37 (13.03%) Windows
13 36 (12.68%) Java
13 36 (12.68%) Decision-Making
14 35 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (11.27%) JavaScript
15 32 (11.27%) Active Directory
16 30 (10.56%) Firewall
17 29 (10.21%) Project Management
18 27 (9.51%) Linux
19 25 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (8.80%) Mathematics
19 25 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
21 23 (8.10%) Change Management
21 23 (8.10%) Scrum
21 23 (8.10%) Time Management
21 23 (8.10%) Business Analysis
22 22 (7.75%) Process Improvement
22 22 (7.75%) VMware

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 12 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.52%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.82%) IIS
5 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.76%) Confluence
6 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.70%) Moodle
7 2 (0.70%) Mule
7 2 (0.70%) nginx
7 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.70%) iWork
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.28%) IaaS
4 13 (4.58%) PaaS
5 11 (3.87%) GitHub
6 10 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.82%) Office 365
8 7 (2.46%) SaaS
9 5 (1.76%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.41%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (1.06%) npm
11 3 (1.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (1.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) G Suite
12 2 (0.70%) Slack
12 2 (0.70%) Yarn
13 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.56%) Firewall
2 18 (6.34%) DNS
3 12 (4.23%) Internet
4 11 (3.87%) Wireless
5 10 (3.52%) Broadband
5 10 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.17%) DHCP
7 8 (2.82%) SNMP
8 7 (2.46%) HTTP
8 7 (2.46%) SMTP
8 7 (2.46%) VoIP
9 6 (2.11%) LAN
9 6 (2.11%) VLAN
9 6 (2.11%) WAN
10 5 (1.76%) FTP
10 5 (1.76%) Network Security
10 5 (1.76%) VPN
10 5 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.41%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.93%) MySQL
3 14 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.76%) Power BI
7 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.41%) DB2
9 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.06%) QlikView
9 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.70%) Big Data
10 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.58%) JIRA
3 6 (2.11%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.76%) Selenium
4 5 (1.76%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.41%) Babel
5 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.41%) webpack
6 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.70%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.70%) JUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
6 2 (0.70%) Mocha
6 2 (0.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.35%) gulp
General
1 76 (26.76%) Finance
2 13 (4.58%) Retail
3 9 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.82%) Banking
4 8 (2.82%) Marketing
5 6 (2.11%) Electronics
5 6 (2.11%) Games
6 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) iGaming
9 2 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (21.48%) Developer
2 52 (18.31%) Analyst
3 20 (7.04%) Architect
4 19 (6.69%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.69%) Junior
5 17 (5.99%) IT Support
6 15 (5.28%) Junior Developer
6 15 (5.28%) Technical Support
7 14 (4.93%) Data Analyst
7 14 (4.93%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.58%) Administrator
8 13 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.58%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Java Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.14%) .NET
2 17 (5.99%) CSS
2 17 (5.99%) HTML
3 15 (5.28%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.28%) Web Services
4 13 (4.58%) React
5 10 (3.52%) RESTful
6 9 (3.17%) HTML5
6 9 (3.17%) Node.js
7 8 (2.82%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.82%) REST
7 8 (2.82%) XML
8 6 (2.11%) .NET Core
8 6 (2.11%) CSS3
8 6 (2.11%) Spring
9 5 (1.76%) jQuery
9 5 (1.76%) Laravel
9 5 (1.76%) Vue.js
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.46%) NHS
7 7 (2.46%) User Experience
8 6 (2.11%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.41%) New Media
9 4 (1.41%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.06%) PKI
10 3 (1.06%) Replication
11 2 (0.70%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.03%) Windows
2 27 (9.51%) Linux
3 17 (5.99%) Unix
4 12 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.76%) Android
5 5 (1.76%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.70%) VMS
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.08%) DevOps
3 36 (12.68%) Decision-Making
4 29 (10.21%) Project Management
5 25 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (8.80%) Mathematics
6 23 (8.10%) Business Analysis
6 23 (8.10%) Change Management
6 23 (8.10%) Scrum
6 23 (8.10%) Time Management
7 22 (7.75%) Process Improvement
8 21 (7.39%) ITIL
9 20 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (6.69%) Service Delivery
10 19 (6.69%) Software Engineering
11 18 (6.34%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.99%) Migration
12 17 (5.99%) OO
13 16 (5.63%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.30%) SQL
2 36 (12.68%) Java
3 32 (11.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.39%) C#
5 16 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.28%) PHP
7 14 (4.93%) C
7 14 (4.93%) Python
8 13 (4.58%) Ruby
9 12 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.11%) ES6
11 4 (1.41%) PHP 7
11 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.70%) Groovy
13 2 (0.70%) Java 8
14 1 (0.35%) Go
14 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (16.20%) Degree
2 13 (4.58%) CISSP
3 12 (4.23%) CISA
3 12 (4.23%) CISM
4 11 (3.87%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (3.87%) GIAC
4 11 (3.87%) SANS
5 10 (3.52%) CCNA
5 10 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.17%) A+ Certification
6 9 (3.17%) ISEB
7 8 (2.82%) CEH
7 8 (2.82%) CSSLP
7 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.82%) SSCP
8 7 (2.46%) MCDST
9 5 (1.76%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.75%) SLA
2 6 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.11%) PMO
3 5 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.76%) QA
4 4 (1.41%) GDPR
4 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.06%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.70%) WCAG
7 1 (0.35%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.52%) Docker
2 10 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.41%) XenApp
5 2 (0.70%) Firmware
5 2 (0.70%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.23%) Cobbler
1 12 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (4.23%) Puppet
1 12 (4.23%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.76%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.76%) MaaS360
3 4 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.41%) Terraform
4 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.75%) VMware
3 20 (7.04%) Oracle
4 14 (4.93%) Cisco
5 12 (4.23%) EnterpriseDB
6 11 (3.87%) Apple
7 8 (2.82%) Dell
7 8 (2.82%) Symantec
7 8 (2.82%) Tableau
8 7 (2.46%) Citrix
8 7 (2.46%) Xerox
9 6 (2.11%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.76%) Kaspersky
10 5 (1.76%) Sophos
11 4 (1.41%) HP
12 3 (1.06%) Avaya
12 3 (1.06%) Google
12 3 (1.06%) Meraki
12 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.70%) IBM