Period
to 19 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 61 180 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.94% 16.19% 13.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 17.31% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47 87 173
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £43,028
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -9.36% +16.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £17,137
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 635 1,040 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.11% 93.53% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 559 776 1,071
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.14% +5.63% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,625 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,125 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the North East

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in the North East.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the North East

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the North East

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear -7 47 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Durham -15 13 £33,750 -10.00% 5
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North East region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (42.62%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (37.70%) HTML
4 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.15%) C#
6 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
6 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
6 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
7 15 (24.59%) HTML5
8 14 (22.95%) Node.js
8 14 (22.95%) Web Development
8 14 (22.95%) Degree
9 13 (21.31%) SQL
9 13 (21.31%) Web Services
10 11 (18.03%) Manufacturing
11 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
11 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
11 10 (16.39%) Windows
12 9 (14.75%) Python
12 9 (14.75%) C++
12 9 (14.75%) Java
12 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
12 9 (14.75%) Migration
12 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (14.75%) High Availability
12 9 (14.75%) Office 365
13 8 (13.11%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (13.11%) Data Science
13 8 (13.11%) Technology Roadmap
13 8 (13.11%) AngularJS

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 8 (13.11%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (11.48%) PaaS
3 7 (11.48%) Power Platform
4 6 (9.84%) AWS
4 6 (9.84%) PowerApps
5 5 (8.20%) SaaS
6 4 (6.56%) Azure
7 2 (3.28%) IaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) DHCP
2 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) Broadband
3 2 (3.28%) Network Security
3 2 (3.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.64%) Skype
4 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
1 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.48%) Power BI
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) EDMS
4 1 (1.64%) QlikView
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (18.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.84%) Automotive
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Games
5 2 (3.28%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Finance
6 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Senior Web Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Web Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
3 9 (14.75%) JavaScript Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Architect
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Associate Director
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Director
7 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) IT Support
8 3 (4.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) HTML
2 15 (24.59%) HTML5
3 14 (22.95%) Node.js
4 13 (21.31%) Web Services
5 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (13.11%) XSLT
6 6 (9.84%) .NET
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.28%) WPF
9 1 (1.64%) Aurelia
9 1 (1.64%) COM
9 1 (1.64%) CSS
9 1 (1.64%) CSS3
9 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Blog
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
2 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
3 14 (22.95%) Web Development
4 9 (14.75%) High Availability
4 9 (14.75%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Data Science
5 8 (13.11%) MVC
5 8 (13.11%) Project Management
5 8 (13.11%) SOA
5 8 (13.11%) Technology Roadmap
6 7 (11.48%) SDLC
7 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
8 5 (8.20%) ERP
8 5 (8.20%) Line Management
9 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (4.92%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.15%) C#
3 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 9 (14.75%) C++
5 9 (14.75%) Java
5 9 (14.75%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) R
6 2 (3.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) MCSA
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) HND
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) NFS
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
3 5 (8.20%) NVIDIA
4 4 (6.56%) QAD
4 4 (6.56%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Meraki
5 2 (3.28%) Nasuni
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Xamarin