Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 309 407 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.96% 8.60% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 9.16% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 233 325 421
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £18,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%

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 3,545 4,445 5,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.34% 93.95% 93.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,962 3,761 4,274
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 124 (40.13%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (30.74%) SQL
4 89 (28.80%) Finance
5 64 (20.71%) Microsoft
6 54 (17.48%) Degree
7 52 (16.83%) Mentoring
8 51 (16.50%) Java
9 45 (14.56%) ITIL
9 45 (14.56%) Windows
10 40 (12.94%) SQL Server
10 40 (12.94%) SLA
11 38 (12.30%) Project Management
12 36 (11.65%) .NET
13 35 (11.33%) Scrum
14 34 (11.00%) Self-Motivation
15 33 (10.68%) JavaScript
16 32 (10.36%) Linux
16 32 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
16 32 (10.36%) DevOps
17 31 (10.03%) Windows Server
18 29 (9.39%) IIS
18 29 (9.39%) Unix
19 28 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
19 28 (9.06%) Oracle
19 28 (9.06%) ITSM
19 28 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
20 27 (8.74%) Web Services
20 27 (8.74%) Coaching

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 29 (9.39%) IIS
2 14 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.88%) SAS
4 12 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.27%) CMS
6 6 (1.94%) Confluence
6 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) SPSS
5 2 (0.65%) EViews
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.32%) InVision
6 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.94%) GitHub
4 4 (1.29%) IaaS
4 4 (1.29%) SaaS
5 3 (0.97%) Zapier
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.09%) Internet
2 19 (6.15%) Firewall
3 8 (2.59%) VoIP
4 6 (1.94%) DNS
5 5 (1.62%) Intranet
5 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.29%) HTTP
6 4 (1.29%) LAN
6 4 (1.29%) Symposium
6 4 (1.29%) WAN
7 3 (0.97%) DHCP
7 3 (0.97%) FTP
7 3 (0.97%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.97%) ICMP
7 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.97%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.97%) SMTP
7 3 (0.97%) SNMP
8 2 (0.65%) SAN
8 2 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.91%) Base SAS
5 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.27%) MySQL
8 5 (1.62%) QlikView
8 5 (1.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (1.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 4 (1.29%) Big Data
9 4 (1.29%) Power BI
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.65%) DTS
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.24%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.94%) JIRA
5 6 (1.94%) Selenium
5 6 (1.94%) Subversion
6 3 (0.97%) Grunt
7 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.65%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.65%) JUnit
7 2 (0.65%) Mocha
7 2 (0.65%) Protractor
7 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.32%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 89 (28.80%) Finance
2 11 (3.56%) Retail
3 9 (2.91%) Banking
3 9 (2.91%) Marketing
4 8 (2.59%) Back Office
5 7 (2.27%) Legal
5 7 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.29%) Electronics
8 3 (0.97%) Military
8 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (24.60%) Analyst
2 63 (20.39%) Developer
3 25 (8.09%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (7.44%) Service Analyst
4 23 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (6.80%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.47%) Platform Engineer
6 20 (6.47%) Project Manager
7 18 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.50%) Consultant
9 16 (5.18%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.21%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 12 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.65%) .NET
2 27 (8.74%) Web Services
3 19 (6.15%) SOAP
4 18 (5.83%) CSS
4 18 (5.83%) HTML
5 17 (5.50%) Node.js
6 13 (4.21%) Middleware
7 12 (3.88%) React
8 11 (3.56%) REST
9 10 (3.24%) WCF
10 9 (2.91%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.59%) HTML5
11 8 (2.59%) Spring
12 7 (2.27%) XML
13 6 (1.94%) Jest
13 6 (1.94%) Redux
13 6 (1.94%) Sass
13 6 (1.94%) Spring Boot
14 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET
15 4 (1.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 124 (40.13%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.00%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.21%) User Experience
6 12 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.88%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.59%) e-Learning
8 8 (2.59%) Replication
9 7 (2.27%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.29%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.97%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.97%) NHS
11 3 (0.97%) PMI
11 3 (0.97%) Social Media
12 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.56%) Windows
2 32 (10.36%) Linux
3 31 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 29 (9.39%) Unix
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.62%) Android
7 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.83%) Mentoring
3 45 (14.56%) ITIL
4 38 (12.30%) Project Management
5 35 (11.33%) Scrum
6 32 (10.36%) DevOps
7 28 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (9.06%) ITSM
8 27 (8.74%) Coaching
9 26 (8.41%) Business Analysis
9 26 (8.41%) Problem Management
9 26 (8.41%) Service Management
9 26 (8.41%) Time Management
10 24 (7.77%) Software Engineering
10 24 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (7.44%) Process Improvement
11 23 (7.44%) SDLC
12 22 (7.12%) Configuration Management
12 22 (7.12%) Open Source
13 19 (6.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 95 (30.74%) SQL
2 51 (16.50%) Java
3 33 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (7.77%) Python
5 22 (7.12%) C
5 22 (7.12%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.80%) C#
7 18 (5.83%) Ruby
8 17 (5.50%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.50%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.91%) VBA
10 8 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.94%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.94%) PHP
11 6 (1.94%) R
12 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.62%) VB
12 5 (1.62%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.29%) Go
14 2 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (17.48%) Degree
2 17 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.94%) MCSE
7 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.29%) CISSP
7 4 (1.29%) MCDST
7 4 (1.29%) MCSA
7 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.97%) CISM
8 3 (0.97%) ISEB
8 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.65%) CCNA
9 2 (0.65%) CISA
9 2 (0.65%) CISMP
9 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.94%) SLA
2 22 (7.12%) QA
3 10 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.59%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.94%) PMO
6 5 (1.62%) GDPR
7 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.53%) Docker
3 7 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.97%) Firmware
5 3 (0.97%) vSphere
5 3 (0.97%) XenApp
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (6.47%) Puppet
2 17 (5.50%) Cobbler
2 17 (5.50%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.94%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.94%) MaaS360
4 5 (1.62%) SCOM
5 4 (1.29%) Ansible
6 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.97%) Packer
6 3 (0.97%) Terraform
7 2 (0.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.65%) DameWare
7 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.65%) SafeCom
7 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.32%) Grafana
8 1 (0.32%) Iperf
8 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.06%) Oracle
3 20 (6.47%) VMware
4 17 (5.50%) EnterpriseDB
5 12 (3.88%) HP
6 11 (3.56%) Cisco
7 8 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.27%) Citrix
8 7 (2.27%) Dell
8 7 (2.27%) Samsung
9 6 (1.94%) Kaspersky
9 6 (1.94%) Sophos
9 6 (1.94%) Tableau
10 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.29%) Apple
11 4 (1.29%) Google
11 4 (1.29%) Xerox
12 3 (0.97%) Avaya
12 3 (0.97%) NetApp
12 3 (0.97%) Symantec