Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 279 372 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.74% 7.45% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 7.86% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 242 325 324
Leeds median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +17.65% +2.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £58,375
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,906
% change year-on-year +5.88% +12.12% +8.30%

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 2,945 4,733 4,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.26% 94.83% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,509 4,012 4,277
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.14% +3.53% +1.19%

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 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 87 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.39%) Finance
3 73 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (23.30%) Microsoft
5 62 (22.22%) SQL
6 51 (18.28%) Windows
7 45 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (15.05%) Active Directory
9 40 (14.34%) Linux
10 39 (13.98%) Mentoring
11 38 (13.62%) Java
12 36 (12.90%) Scrum
13 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
14 34 (12.19%) JavaScript
14 34 (12.19%) VMware
15 33 (11.83%) DevOps
16 32 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (11.11%) .NET
17 31 (11.11%) ITIL
17 31 (11.11%) JIRA
18 30 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
19 29 (10.39%) Unix
19 29 (10.39%) Windows Server
20 26 (9.32%) SDLC
20 26 (9.32%) Oracle
20 26 (9.32%) Change Management
21 25 (8.96%) Time Management
21 25 (8.96%) Degree
22 24 (8.60%) Git (software)

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 22 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.09%) IIS
3 15 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.30%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.23%) Confluence
6 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.72%) Apache
10 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.72%) Mule
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Kentico
11 1 (0.36%) nginx
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) iWork
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.53%) GitHub
4 12 (4.30%) Office 365
4 12 (4.30%) SaaS
5 11 (3.94%) IaaS
6 9 (3.23%) PaaS
7 7 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) G Suite
8 2 (0.72%) npm
8 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Slack
8 2 (0.72%) Yarn
9 1 (0.36%) Force.com
9 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.36%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.24%) Firewall
2 21 (7.53%) DNS
3 12 (4.30%) DHCP
3 12 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.30%) VoIP
4 11 (3.94%) Internet
4 11 (3.94%) LAN
5 9 (3.23%) WAN
6 7 (2.51%) Broadband
6 7 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (2.51%) HTTP
6 7 (2.51%) Wireless
7 6 (2.15%) FTP
7 6 (2.15%) SMTP
7 6 (2.15%) SNMP
7 6 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.79%) MPLS
8 5 (1.79%) VLAN
8 5 (1.79%) VPN
9 4 (1.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.66%) MySQL
5 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.08%) DB2
9 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.08%) Power BI
9 3 (1.08%) QlikView
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) DTS
11 1 (0.36%) OLAP
11 1 (0.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (11.11%) JIRA
2 24 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.43%) JUnit
5 3 (1.08%) Babel
5 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.08%) Selenium
5 3 (1.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.08%) webpack
6 2 (0.72%) Hudson
6 2 (0.72%) Maven
6 2 (0.72%) Mocha
6 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.36%) Grunt
7 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 82 (29.39%) Finance
2 10 (3.58%) Legal
2 10 (3.58%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.51%) Games
3 7 (2.51%) Marketing
4 6 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.79%) Banking
5 5 (1.79%) Retail
6 4 (1.43%) Retail Finance
7 3 (1.08%) Military
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (18.28%) Analyst
2 47 (16.85%) Developer
3 20 (7.17%) Project Manager
4 19 (6.81%) Architect
5 17 (6.09%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (5.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 16 (5.73%) Platform Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Technical Manager
6 16 (5.73%) Technical Project Manager
7 15 (5.38%) Software Manager
7 15 (5.38%) Software Project Manager
7 15 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.11%) .NET
2 22 (7.89%) Web Services
3 21 (7.53%) REST
4 20 (7.17%) RESTful
5 19 (6.81%) Node.js
6 18 (6.45%) React
7 15 (5.38%) HTML
8 14 (5.02%) CSS
9 9 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.23%) HTML5
10 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.87%) ServiceStack
11 6 (2.15%) Spring
12 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.79%) JSON
12 5 (1.79%) XML
13 4 (1.43%) CSS3
13 4 (1.43%) jQuery
14 3 (1.08%) Laravel
14 3 (1.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 73 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.81%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.58%) User Experience
5 9 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.87%) NHS
7 7 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.15%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.08%) PKI
10 3 (1.08%) PMI
10 3 (1.08%) Replication
10 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.28%) Windows
2 40 (14.34%) Linux
3 29 (10.39%) Unix
3 29 (10.39%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 9 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.87%) Android
5 8 (2.87%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.15%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.98%) Mentoring
3 36 (12.90%) Scrum
4 33 (11.83%) DevOps
5 32 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (11.11%) ITIL
7 26 (9.32%) Change Management
7 26 (9.32%) SDLC
8 25 (8.96%) Time Management
9 23 (8.24%) Coaching
9 23 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.17%) Configuration Management
10 20 (7.17%) Open Source
11 19 (6.81%) PRINCE2
12 18 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
13 17 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (6.09%) Project Management
13 17 (6.09%) User Stories
14 16 (5.73%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.22%) SQL
2 38 (13.62%) Java
3 34 (12.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.17%) Python
4 20 (7.17%) Ruby
5 16 (5.73%) Bash Shell
5 16 (5.73%) Shell Script
6 15 (5.38%) PHP
6 15 (5.38%) TypeScript
7 14 (5.02%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.94%) C#
9 7 (2.51%) C
10 6 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.43%) VBA
12 3 (1.08%) ES6
12 3 (1.08%) Java 8
12 3 (1.08%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.72%) C++
13 2 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (8.96%) Degree
2 15 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.94%) CCNA
4 11 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.94%) CISSP
5 10 (3.58%) CISA
5 10 (3.58%) CISM
5 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.51%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (2.51%) GIAC
7 7 (2.51%) SANS
8 6 (2.15%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.79%) CEH
9 5 (1.79%) CSSLP
9 5 (1.79%) SSCP
10 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.08%) CCNP
11 3 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.09%) GDPR
2 14 (5.02%) SLA
3 9 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.51%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.15%) PMO
6 4 (1.43%) QA
7 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.72%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.02%) Docker
3 13 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.51%) vSphere
6 4 (1.43%) XenApp
7 2 (0.72%) Firmware
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.73%) Cobbler
1 16 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (5.73%) Puppet
1 16 (5.73%) Tivoli
2 14 (5.02%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.15%) DameWare
4 4 (1.43%) MaaS360
4 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.72%) Terraform
7 1 (0.36%) Ansible
7 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.19%) VMware
3 26 (9.32%) Oracle
4 21 (7.53%) Cisco
5 16 (5.73%) EnterpriseDB
6 15 (5.38%) Tableau
7 11 (3.94%) Citrix
8 8 (2.87%) Apple
8 8 (2.87%) HP
9 6 (2.15%) Bomgar
9 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.79%) Sophos
10 5 (1.79%) Symantec
11 4 (1.43%) Avaya
11 4 (1.43%) Dell
11 4 (1.43%) Google
11 4 (1.43%) Kaspersky
11 4 (1.43%) Meraki
12 3 (1.08%) F5
12 3 (1.08%) Xerox