Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 281 419 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.67% 8.51% 8.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 9.05% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 217 341 386
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,007 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.75%

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 3,341 4,630 4,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.21% 94.05% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,794 3,910 4,249
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 99 (35.23%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (30.96%) SQL
4 79 (28.11%) Finance
5 72 (25.62%) Microsoft
6 52 (18.51%) Mentoring
7 47 (16.73%) Degree
8 42 (14.95%) Windows
9 41 (14.59%) Java
10 39 (13.88%) Microsoft Office
11 36 (12.81%) Scrum
12 35 (12.46%) .NET
13 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
13 34 (12.10%) Linux
14 33 (11.74%) ITIL
15 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
16 31 (11.03%) Oracle
16 31 (11.03%) Windows Server
17 30 (10.68%) Unix
17 30 (10.68%) SLA
18 28 (9.96%) Web Services
18 28 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (9.96%) Coaching
18 28 (9.96%) DevOps
19 27 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
19 27 (9.61%) IIS
19 27 (9.61%) Project Management
20 26 (9.25%) JavaScript
20 26 (9.25%) Management Information System

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 27 (9.61%) IIS
2 19 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.49%) CMS
5 7 (2.49%) SAS
6 6 (2.14%) Confluence
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.36%) Kentico
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (13.88%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.36%) InVision
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.36%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.71%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.20%) SaaS
4 6 (2.14%) GitHub
5 5 (1.78%) Office 365
6 3 (1.07%) Zapier
7 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) Force.com
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.83%) Internet
2 13 (4.63%) Firewall
3 11 (3.91%) VoIP
4 8 (2.85%) WAN
5 5 (1.78%) DNS
5 5 (1.78%) LAN
6 4 (1.42%) BGP
6 4 (1.42%) Intranet
6 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.07%) DHCP
7 3 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.07%) MPLS
7 3 (1.07%) OSPF
7 3 (1.07%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (1.07%) VLAN
8 2 (0.71%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.71%) SAN
8 2 (0.71%) SMS
8 2 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.49%) MySQL
6 6 (2.14%) Base SAS
6 6 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (1.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.42%) QlikView
9 3 (1.07%) Power BI
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) Big Data
10 2 (0.71%) DTS
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.91%) JIRA
1 11 (3.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.49%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.49%) Selenium
4 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.71%) Hudson
5 2 (0.71%) JUnit
5 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 79 (28.11%) Finance
2 10 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.85%) Retail
4 6 (2.14%) Banking
5 5 (1.78%) Legal
6 4 (1.42%) Back Office
6 4 (1.42%) Military
6 4 (1.42%) Retail Finance
7 3 (1.07%) Electronics
7 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (21.71%) Analyst
2 51 (18.15%) Developer
3 21 (7.47%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.12%) Platform Engineer
5 19 (6.76%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (6.41%) Consultant
6 18 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (6.05%) AWS DevOps
7 17 (6.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
7 17 (6.05%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.05%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (6.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 16 (5.69%) Service Analyst
8 16 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.46%) .NET
2 28 (9.96%) Web Services
3 14 (4.98%) Node.js
3 14 (4.98%) SOAP
4 13 (4.63%) Middleware
5 10 (3.56%) React
5 10 (3.56%) WCF
6 8 (2.85%) CSS
6 8 (2.85%) HTML
6 8 (2.85%) REST
7 7 (2.49%) Sass
8 6 (2.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.14%) Jest
8 6 (2.14%) Redux
8 6 (2.14%) Spring Boot
9 5 (1.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.78%) RESTful
10 4 (1.42%) HTML5
10 4 (1.42%) Spring
11 3 (1.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (35.23%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (9.25%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.63%) User Experience
6 12 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.27%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.27%) e-Learning
7 11 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.20%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.85%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.78%) Replication
11 4 (1.42%) NHS
11 4 (1.42%) Social Media
12 3 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.07%) PMI
13 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.95%) Windows
2 34 (12.10%) Linux
3 31 (11.03%) Windows Server
4 30 (10.68%) Unix
5 8 (2.85%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.07%) Android
8 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.51%) Mentoring
3 36 (12.81%) Scrum
4 33 (11.74%) ITIL
5 28 (9.96%) Coaching
5 28 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (9.96%) DevOps
6 27 (9.61%) Project Management
7 22 (7.83%) Business Analysis
7 22 (7.83%) SDLC
8 21 (7.47%) Configuration Management
9 20 (7.12%) ITSM
9 20 (7.12%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.76%) Open Source
10 19 (6.76%) Time Management
11 18 (6.41%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (6.05%) DSDM
12 17 (6.05%) RUP
12 17 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.96%) SQL
2 41 (14.59%) Java
3 26 (9.25%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.54%) Python
5 21 (7.47%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.76%) Ruby
7 18 (6.41%) C
8 17 (6.05%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.05%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.98%) C#
10 11 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.91%) VBA
11 8 (2.85%) PHP
12 5 (1.78%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.78%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.42%) Go
14 3 (1.07%) VB
14 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (16.73%) Degree
2 18 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.78%) CCNA
7 5 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.78%) CISSP
8 4 (1.42%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.42%) CISM
8 4 (1.42%) MCDST
8 4 (1.42%) MCSA
9 3 (1.07%) CCNP
9 3 (1.07%) CISA
9 3 (1.07%) MCSE
9 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.71%) CISMP
10 2 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.68%) SLA
2 21 (7.47%) QA
3 8 (2.85%) GDPR
4 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.14%) PMO
5 4 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.05%) Docker
3 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (7.12%) Puppet
2 17 (6.05%) Cobbler
2 17 (6.05%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.56%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.14%) DameWare
4 6 (2.14%) MaaS360
5 4 (1.42%) SCOM
5 4 (1.42%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.07%) Ansible
6 3 (1.07%) Packer
6 3 (1.07%) Terraform
7 2 (0.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.71%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.36%) Iperf
8 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.36%) SCCM
8 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 72 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.03%) Oracle
3 23 (8.19%) VMware
4 17 (6.05%) EnterpriseDB
5 14 (4.98%) Cisco
6 10 (3.56%) HP
7 8 (2.85%) Citrix
7 8 (2.85%) Tableau
8 7 (2.49%) Sophos
9 6 (2.14%) Bomgar
9 6 (2.14%) Kaspersky
9 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.42%) SAP
10 4 (1.42%) Xerox
11 3 (1.07%) Apple
11 3 (1.07%) Dell
11 3 (1.07%) F5
11 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.71%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.71%) LexisNexis