Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 28 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 274 255 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.15% 8.04% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 8.70% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 229 218 323
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +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 2,816 2,930 4,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 94.09% 92.40% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,350 2,484 3,930
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,452 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +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 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 105 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (35.40%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (27.37%) Finance
4 72 (26.28%) SQL
5 70 (25.55%) Microsoft
6 56 (20.44%) ITIL
7 49 (17.88%) Windows
8 47 (17.15%) Azure
8 47 (17.15%) Decision-Making
9 37 (13.50%) Java
10 36 (13.14%) Scrum
11 35 (12.77%) ITIL V3
12 33 (12.04%) AWS
13 32 (11.68%) Docker
13 32 (11.68%) Linux
14 29 (10.58%) C#
14 29 (10.58%) Service Management
14 29 (10.58%) Office 365
15 27 (9.85%) Test Automation
15 27 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
16 26 (9.49%) Python
16 26 (9.49%) Acceptance Criteria
17 25 (9.12%) JavaScript
17 25 (9.12%) T-SQL
17 25 (9.12%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (9.12%) ITSM
17 25 (9.12%) Software Engineering
17 25 (9.12%) DevOps
18 24 (8.76%) JIRA
18 24 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement

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 (6.57%) Confluence
2 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.46%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.09%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.09%) IIS
6 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.73%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (9.12%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (8.03%) assyst
2 3 (1.09%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (1.09%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.73%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.15%) Azure
2 33 (12.04%) AWS
3 29 (10.58%) Office 365
4 20 (7.30%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.92%) GCP
6 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.09%) GitHub
8 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.73%) Force.com
8 2 (0.73%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.47%) Skype
2 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.19%) LAN
3 6 (2.19%) WAN
4 5 (1.82%) FTP
4 5 (1.82%) SSL
5 4 (1.46%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.46%) DHCP
5 4 (1.46%) DNS
5 4 (1.46%) PBX
5 4 (1.46%) SMPP
5 4 (1.46%) SMS
5 4 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.09%) VoIP
6 3 (1.09%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) IPsec
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.76%) SQL Server
1 24 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (7.30%) Power BI
3 18 (6.57%) MySQL
4 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.82%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (8.76%) JIRA
2 19 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.01%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.19%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.46%) Selenium
7 4 (1.46%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.09%) Subversion
8 3 (1.09%) TestRail
9 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.36%) gulp
10 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.36%) Protractor
10 1 (0.36%) webpack
10 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 75 (27.37%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Legal
3 14 (5.11%) Marketing
4 10 (3.65%) Banking
4 10 (3.65%) Publishing
5 9 (3.28%) Retail
5 9 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.92%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.19%) Law
8 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (23.72%) Analyst
2 41 (14.96%) Developer
3 23 (8.39%) Service Analyst
4 21 (7.66%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.30%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.57%) Development Manager
7 14 (5.11%) Business Development Manager
7 14 (5.11%) Business Manager
7 14 (5.11%) New Business Development Manager
8 12 (4.38%) IT Support
8 12 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.38%) Tester
9 11 (4.01%) Architect
9 11 (4.01%) IT Analyst
9 11 (4.01%) Junior
9 11 (4.01%) Junior Developer
9 11 (4.01%) QA Tester
9 11 (4.01%) Technical Leader
10 10 (3.65%) Service Transition Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.84%) .NET
2 15 (5.47%) Node.js
3 11 (4.01%) HTML
4 10 (3.65%) CSS
5 8 (2.92%) React
5 8 (2.92%) REST
5 8 (2.92%) RESTful
5 8 (2.92%) Spring Boot
5 8 (2.92%) XML
6 6 (2.19%) HTML5
7 5 (1.82%) Spring
7 5 (1.82%) Web Services
7 5 (1.82%) YAML
8 4 (1.46%) LAMP
8 4 (1.46%) Sass
8 4 (1.46%) SOAP
8 4 (1.46%) Vue.js
9 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.09%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.09%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 97 (35.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.30%) User Experience
3 12 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.19%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.82%) iSeries
6 5 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.09%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.73%) New Media
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.88%) Windows
2 32 (11.68%) Linux
3 15 (5.47%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.74%) Unix
5 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.19%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.82%) Debian
9 4 (1.46%) Android
9 4 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.46%) CentOS
9 4 (1.46%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.46%) FreeNAS
9 4 (1.46%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.44%) ITIL
3 47 (17.15%) Decision-Making
4 36 (13.14%) Scrum
5 35 (12.77%) ITIL V3
6 29 (10.58%) Service Management
7 27 (9.85%) Test Automation
8 26 (9.49%) Acceptance Criteria
9 25 (9.12%) DevOps
9 25 (9.12%) ITSM
9 25 (9.12%) Software Engineering
10 24 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (8.76%) Project Management
11 23 (8.39%) User Stories
12 22 (8.03%) SDLC
12 22 (8.03%) TDD
13 21 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (7.30%) Change Management
14 20 (7.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.28%) SQL
2 37 (13.50%) Java
3 29 (10.58%) C#
4 26 (9.49%) Python
5 25 (9.12%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.12%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.20%) Bash Shell
7 13 (4.74%) PHP
8 11 (4.01%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.28%) Ruby
10 7 (2.55%) Go
11 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.82%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.46%) VBScript
14 3 (1.09%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.09%) Java 8
15 2 (0.73%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.73%) C++
15 2 (0.73%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (4.38%) ISTQB
1 12 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (2.92%) Degree
3 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.19%) RHCE
4 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) CCIE
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.20%) SLA
2 16 (5.84%) QA
3 6 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.46%) GDPR
5 4 (1.46%) PMO
6 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (11.68%) Docker
2 15 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.46%) KVM
5 3 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.73%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.74%) Ansible
3 9 (3.28%) Terraform
4 8 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.92%) Puppet
5 6 (2.19%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.19%) Mesos
5 6 (2.19%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.82%) Grafana
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.82%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.46%) Proxmox
7 4 (1.46%) SCCM
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.11%) Oracle
2 14 (5.11%) VMware
3 10 (3.65%) Atlassian
4 9 (3.28%) IBM
5 8 (2.92%) Tableau
6 6 (2.19%) Citrix
6 6 (2.19%) EnterpriseDB
6 6 (2.19%) Unisys
7 5 (1.82%) Percona
7 5 (1.82%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.82%) SAP
8 4 (1.46%) IBM Sterling
8 4 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.09%) Cisco
9 3 (1.09%) iManage
9 3 (1.09%) Intapp
9 3 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.09%) T-Plan
10 2 (0.73%) NetApp