Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 34 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 115 75 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 10.73% 7.43% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.45% 8.15% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 68 74
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,000 £36,792 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.44% -8.02% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,375 £45,775
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%

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 1,004 920 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 93.66% 91.18% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 693 818 1,063
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +2.41% -0.60% +4.38%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +2 87 £43,500 +18.23% 10
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £65,000 -
Coalville - 2 £33,750 - 3
Loughborough -3 1 - - 3
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 55 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.65%) Time Management
4 38 (33.04%) .NET
5 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
6 34 (29.57%) SQL
7 33 (28.70%) Retail
8 29 (25.22%) Microsoft
9 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
10 26 (22.61%) CSS
11 25 (21.74%) C#
12 24 (20.87%) HTML
13 23 (20.00%) Degree
14 21 (18.26%) Java
15 20 (17.39%) IT Strategy
16 19 (16.52%) Manufacturing
16 19 (16.52%) OO
17 18 (15.65%) Spring
18 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
18 17 (14.78%) Windows
18 17 (14.78%) Scrum
19 16 (13.91%) ERP
20 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
20 15 (13.04%) VMware
20 15 (13.04%) Finance
20 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
20 15 (13.04%) Windows Server
21 14 (12.17%) Office 365
21 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
21 14 (12.17%) EPoS

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 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) CMS
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) CICS
4 2 (1.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.87%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) HipChat
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.87%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.87%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.48%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Office 365
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.09%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (5.22%) GitHub
5 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.74%) PaaS
7 2 (1.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.87%) IaaS
8 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Modbus
1 7 (6.09%) RS-485
1 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) Internet
2 4 (3.48%) Wireless
3 3 (2.61%) DHCP
3 3 (2.61%) DNS
3 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.61%) Intranet
3 3 (2.61%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.74%) DB2
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.70%) Maven
2 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.09%) Robot Framework
4 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.48%) Selenium
5 3 (2.61%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.61%) Xcode
6 2 (1.74%) GitLab
6 2 (1.74%) JIRA
6 2 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.74%) Subversion
6 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (0.87%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (28.70%) Retail
2 19 (16.52%) Manufacturing
3 15 (13.04%) Finance
4 9 (7.83%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (50.43%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) Senior Developer
3 25 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 20 (17.39%) Analyst
5 15 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (9.57%) IT Support
7 11 (9.57%) Software Developer
7 11 (9.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (8.70%) IT Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) .NET Software Developer
13 5 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
13 5 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 5 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) .NET
2 26 (22.61%) CSS
3 24 (20.87%) HTML
4 18 (15.65%) Spring
5 17 (14.78%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (11.30%) XML
7 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
7 11 (9.57%) jQuery
7 11 (9.57%) REST
8 9 (7.83%) .NET Framework
9 8 (6.96%) gRPC
9 8 (6.96%) JPA
10 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (6.09%) JSON
10 7 (6.09%) RESTful
11 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.35%) HTML5
12 5 (4.35%) HTML5 Canvas
12 5 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.17%) EPoS
3 8 (6.96%) User Experience
4 7 (6.09%) CAN bus
4 7 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.22%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.48%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.87%) Mashup
10 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Windows
2 15 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.30%) Linux
4 11 (9.57%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.96%) Android
6 7 (6.09%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.65%) Time Management
3 20 (17.39%) IT Strategy
4 19 (16.52%) OO
5 17 (14.78%) Scrum
6 16 (13.91%) ERP
7 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 13 (11.30%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.30%) Project Management
9 11 (9.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 10 (8.70%) Presales
10 10 (8.70%) SDLC
10 10 (8.70%) TDD
11 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.83%) MVC
11 9 (7.83%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.96%) CQRS
12 8 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (6.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) JavaScript
2 34 (29.57%) SQL
3 25 (21.74%) C#
4 21 (18.26%) Java
5 13 (11.30%) Python
6 12 (10.43%) C
7 11 (9.57%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.96%) C++
8 8 (6.96%) VB
9 6 (5.22%) VB6
10 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.61%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.74%) COBOL
12 2 (1.74%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.74%) IronPython
12 2 (1.74%) JCL
13 1 (0.87%) PHP
13 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) CISSP
4 1 (0.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) Firmware
3 8 (6.96%) Docker
4 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.04%) VMware
3 10 (8.70%) McAfee
4 8 (6.96%) Twitter
5 7 (6.09%) SAP
6 6 (5.22%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.61%) Adobe
7 3 (2.61%) Altiris
7 3 (2.61%) Dell
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec
7 3 (2.61%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.74%) IBM
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle
9 1 (0.87%) ANSYS
9 1 (0.87%) Birst
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco
9 1 (0.87%) NetApp