Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 20 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 107 85 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 11.63% 8.83% 7.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% 9.67% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 88 79 90
Leicestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% +1.92%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £50,050 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 863 879 1,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 93.80% 91.28% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 657 771 1,135
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,300 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,400
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Leicestershire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Leicestershire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Leicestershire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +1 82 £52,500 +40.00% 15
Loughborough +1 2 £39,250 +38.94% 7
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £65,000 - 2
Lutterworth -1 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Hinckley -7 1 £33,651 -10.86%
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 58 (54.21%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (39.25%) Time Management
4 37 (34.58%) SQL Server
5 35 (32.71%) Retail
6 29 (27.10%) IT Strategy
7 27 (25.23%) .NET
8 23 (21.50%) SQL
9 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
9 22 (20.56%) Degree
10 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
11 19 (17.76%) OO
12 18 (16.82%) EPoS
12 18 (16.82%) C#
12 18 (16.82%) CSS
13 15 (14.02%) XML
13 15 (14.02%) Linux
13 15 (14.02%) Java
13 15 (14.02%) Apple iOS
14 14 (13.08%) JSON
14 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
14 14 (13.08%) Windows
14 14 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (12.15%) jQuery
16 12 (11.21%) Spring
16 12 (11.21%) Finance
16 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
17 11 (10.28%) Web Services
17 11 (10.28%) VB
17 11 (10.28%) C

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (1.87%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Liferay
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.93%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (4.67%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.87%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) G Suite
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.41%) Wireless
3 8 (7.48%) Firewall
4 7 (6.54%) Modbus
4 7 (6.54%) RS-485
5 5 (4.67%) DHCP
5 5 (4.67%) DNS
5 5 (4.67%) LAN
5 5 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (4.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (4.67%) WAN
6 2 (1.87%) SMS
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Maven
2 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.54%) Robot Framework
4 5 (4.67%) Xcode
5 3 (2.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Firebug
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (32.71%) Retail
2 12 (11.21%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.41%) Automotive
5 6 (5.61%) Electronics
6 5 (4.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 33 (30.84%) Senior Developer
3 24 (22.43%) .NET Developer
4 19 (17.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 17 (15.89%) Analyst
6 14 (13.08%) VB.NET Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Senior VB Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 11 (10.28%) VB Developer
8 11 (10.28%) VB6 Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Architect
10 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Information Security Architect
10 6 (5.61%) Security Architect
11 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.23%) .NET
2 18 (16.82%) CSS
3 15 (14.02%) XML
4 14 (13.08%) JSON
5 13 (12.15%) jQuery
6 12 (11.21%) Spring
7 11 (10.28%) HTML5 Canvas
7 11 (10.28%) Web Services
8 10 (9.35%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.35%) HTML
8 10 (9.35%) RESTful
9 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.48%) REST
10 8 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.67%) Angular 2
12 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.74%) EDI
13 4 (3.74%) HTML5
13 4 (3.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 58 (54.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.82%) EPoS
3 14 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.54%) CAN bus
6 6 (5.61%) Device Driver
6 6 (5.61%) Driving Licence
6 6 (5.61%) User Experience
7 5 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (4.67%) Replication
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Apple iOS
1 15 (14.02%) Linux
2 14 (13.08%) Windows
3 10 (9.35%) Android
4 7 (6.54%) FreeRTOS
5 6 (5.61%) Mac OS
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.25%) Time Management
3 29 (27.10%) IT Strategy
4 19 (17.76%) OO
5 11 (10.28%) Line Management
5 11 (10.28%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.41%) Project Management
7 8 (7.48%) Change Management
7 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.48%) Decision-Making
7 8 (7.48%) Information Security
7 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.48%) MVC
7 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.48%) Scrum
7 8 (7.48%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (7.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) SQL
2 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.82%) C#
4 15 (14.02%) Java
5 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
6 11 (10.28%) C
6 11 (10.28%) VB
6 11 (10.28%) VB6
7 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.54%) C++
9 6 (5.61%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.74%) Python
11 3 (2.80%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.87%) PHP
13 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) CISSP
2 8 (7.48%) SSCP
3 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (5.61%) HNC
5 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.87%) PMP
5 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.87%) PMO
4 2 (1.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Firmware
2 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) JD Edwards
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
2 7 (6.54%) SAP
3 6 (5.61%) Cisco
4 5 (4.67%) Veeam
4 5 (4.67%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.80%) Twitter
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 2 (1.87%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Epicor
7 1 (0.93%) Infor
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com