Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 376 410 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.44% 8.28% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 8.81% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 296 337 437
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £20,625 £22,500 £21,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +1.30% +2.67%

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 4,123 4,656 5,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.59% 94.02% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,470 3,931 4,432
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 155 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (39.89%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (32.98%) Finance
4 117 (31.12%) SQL
5 78 (20.74%) Java
6 62 (16.49%) JavaScript
7 58 (15.43%) Degree
8 53 (14.10%) SLA
9 50 (13.30%) .NET
10 49 (13.03%) ITIL
10 49 (13.03%) Microsoft
10 49 (13.03%) DevOps
11 48 (12.77%) Scrum
12 47 (12.50%) Windows
13 45 (11.97%) SQL Server
13 45 (11.97%) Project Management
14 43 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
14 43 (11.44%) Mentoring
14 43 (11.44%) Self-Motivation
15 42 (11.17%) HTML
15 42 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 41 (10.90%) TDD
17 40 (10.64%) CSS
17 40 (10.64%) SDLC
18 38 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 37 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
20 36 (9.57%) C#
20 36 (9.57%) Unix
21 34 (9.04%) Linux

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 18 (4.79%) IIS
2 15 (3.99%) SAS
3 10 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.13%) Confluence
5 6 (1.60%) CMS
5 6 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) SPSS
5 2 (0.53%) EViews
6 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.27%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.93%) GitHub
4 9 (2.39%) IaaS
5 6 (1.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.53%) Office 365
8 1 (0.27%) Akamai
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.32%) Internet
2 17 (4.52%) Firewall
3 7 (1.86%) Intranet
3 7 (1.86%) Symposium
4 6 (1.60%) DNS
4 6 (1.60%) MVNO
5 4 (1.06%) DHCP
5 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.06%) VoIP
6 3 (0.80%) FTP
6 3 (0.80%) HTTP
6 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.80%) ICMP
6 3 (0.80%) SMTP
6 3 (0.80%) SNMP
7 2 (0.53%) BGP
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.53%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.91%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.19%) Base SAS
4 10 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (2.39%) Power BI
5 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.60%) Big Data
8 6 (1.60%) MySQL
9 5 (1.33%) QlikView
9 5 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (1.06%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.99%) Subversion
3 8 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.13%) JIRA
4 7 (1.86%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.86%) Jasmine
4 7 (1.86%) Mocha
4 7 (1.86%) Protractor
4 7 (1.86%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.60%) Android Studio
5 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.60%) Selenium
6 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.80%) Grunt
8 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 124 (32.98%) Finance
2 17 (4.52%) Retail
3 15 (3.99%) Back Office
3 15 (3.99%) Banking
4 13 (3.46%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.93%) Marketing
6 9 (2.39%) Legal
6 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.13%) Electronics
7 8 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.86%) Billing
9 6 (1.60%) Military
9 6 (1.60%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.06%) Games
10 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (24.47%) Analyst
2 90 (23.94%) Developer
3 31 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
4 29 (7.71%) Java Developer
4 29 (7.71%) Service Analyst
5 28 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (7.18%) Architect
6 27 (7.18%) Business Analyst
7 25 (6.65%) Software Developer
8 21 (5.59%) Platform Engineer
9 20 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.79%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.46%) Consultant
11 13 (3.46%) Senior Business Analyst
12 12 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (3.19%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.93%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.30%) .NET
2 42 (11.17%) HTML
3 40 (10.64%) CSS
4 33 (8.78%) Web Services
5 32 (8.51%) Node.js
6 25 (6.65%) REST
7 24 (6.38%) SOAP
8 21 (5.59%) AngularJS
9 18 (4.79%) React
10 17 (4.52%) HTML5
10 17 (4.52%) Spring
11 16 (4.26%) XML
12 14 (3.72%) Struts
13 13 (3.46%) XSD
14 10 (2.66%) jQuery
15 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET
15 9 (2.39%) RESTful
16 7 (1.86%) Java EE
16 7 (1.86%) Middleware
16 7 (1.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 150 (39.89%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (11.44%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.79%) User Experience
5 17 (4.52%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.46%) NHS
7 10 (2.66%) e-Learning
7 10 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.86%) Biotechnology
8 7 (1.86%) Replication
9 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.80%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.80%) PMI
12 2 (0.53%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.53%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.50%) Windows
2 36 (9.57%) Unix
3 34 (9.04%) Linux
4 21 (5.59%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.26%) Android
6 10 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (13.03%) DevOps
2 49 (13.03%) ITIL
3 48 (12.77%) Scrum
4 45 (11.97%) Project Management
5 43 (11.44%) Mentoring
6 41 (10.90%) TDD
7 40 (10.64%) SDLC
8 38 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (8.78%) Coaching
11 32 (8.51%) OO
11 32 (8.51%) Process Improvement
12 31 (8.24%) Analytics
12 31 (8.24%) Problem Management
13 28 (7.45%) Business Analysis
13 28 (7.45%) ITSM
13 28 (7.45%) Service Management
13 28 (7.45%) Test Automation
14 27 (7.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (31.12%) SQL
2 78 (20.74%) Java
3 62 (16.49%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.57%) C#
5 32 (8.51%) C
6 25 (6.65%) Python
7 21 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.05%) Ruby
9 18 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.79%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.39%) MATLAB
10 9 (2.39%) R
10 9 (2.39%) VBA
11 8 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.86%) PHP
13 6 (1.60%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.33%) VB
14 5 (1.33%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.06%) Go
15 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (15.43%) Degree
2 17 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 15 (3.99%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 8 (2.13%) ISEB
4 8 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.13%) MCDST
4 8 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) MCSE
6 4 (1.06%) CEH
6 4 (1.06%) CISA
6 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.06%) CISM
6 4 (1.06%) CISSP
6 4 (1.06%) GIAC
6 4 (1.06%) MCSA
6 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.06%) SANS
6 4 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (14.10%) SLA
2 21 (5.59%) QA
3 8 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.06%) PMO
6 2 (0.53%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.52%) Docker
2 14 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.80%) Firmware
5 3 (0.80%) XenApp
6 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (5.59%) Puppet
3 18 (4.79%) Cobbler
3 18 (4.79%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.60%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.33%) Grafana
6 4 (1.06%) Ansible
6 4 (1.06%) MaaS360
6 4 (1.06%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.80%) Packer
7 3 (0.80%) SCOM
7 3 (0.80%) Terraform
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.53%) Nagios
8 2 (0.53%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.27%) Graphite
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.12%) Oracle
3 18 (4.79%) EnterpriseDB
3 18 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (4.52%) Cisco
5 15 (3.99%) VMware
5 15 (3.99%) Xerox
6 12 (3.19%) Google
7 10 (2.66%) Dell
8 8 (2.13%) Samsung
9 7 (1.86%) Apple
9 7 (1.86%) HP
10 6 (1.60%) Citrix
10 6 (1.60%) Tableau
11 4 (1.06%) Kaspersky
11 4 (1.06%) SAP
11 4 (1.06%) Sophos
12 3 (0.80%) Avaya
12 3 (0.80%) Symantec
12 3 (0.80%) Twitter