Period
to 20 February 2019

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

Problem-Solving
England > North East
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 196 167 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.54% 9.52% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.62% 10.36% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 134 101
North East median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +30.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £17,137 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,027 £58,875 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,255 1,612 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.10% 91.85% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1,399 1,004
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,062
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.93% -1.17%
10th Percentile £24,450 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £54,850
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in the North East over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 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
Tyne and Wear +13 177 £40,000 +6.67% 38
Durham -9 14 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 106 (54.08%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (29.08%) Mentoring
4 50 (25.51%) Windows
5 47 (23.98%) SQL
6 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 41 (20.92%) Windows Server
8 39 (19.90%) Billing
9 38 (19.39%) HTML
10 37 (18.88%) JavaScript
11 36 (18.37%) ITIL
11 36 (18.37%) Active Directory
12 34 (17.35%) Linux
13 33 (16.84%) Java
14 32 (16.33%) Coaching
15 30 (15.31%) Degree
16 29 (14.80%) Service Management
17 28 (14.29%) C#
18 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
19 26 (13.27%) Office 365
19 26 (13.27%) AngularJS
20 25 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (12.24%) SLA
22 23 (11.73%) Web Services
22 23 (11.73%) MVC
22 23 (11.73%) Migration
22 23 (11.73%) Analytics
23 21 (10.71%) PowerShell
23 21 (10.71%) T-SQL
24 20 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.55%) CMS
3 3 (1.53%) Confluence
3 3 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.02%) WordPress
5 1 (0.51%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.27%) Office 365
2 25 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) npm
4 4 (2.04%) SaaS
5 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) LAN
2 5 (2.55%) WAN
3 4 (2.04%) DNS
3 4 (2.04%) SSL
4 3 (1.53%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) DHCP
5 2 (1.02%) Firewall
5 2 (1.02%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) Extranet
6 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.51%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) Skype
6 1 (0.51%) SNMP
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.06%) MySQL
4 5 (2.55%) Big Data
4 5 (2.55%) Power BI
5 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.02%) Informix
7 2 (1.02%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.02%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.14%) JIRA
4 11 (5.61%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.10%) Selenium
6 7 (3.57%) Gradle
7 5 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.55%) Grunt
7 5 (2.55%) Subversion
8 4 (2.04%) Appium
8 4 (2.04%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.04%) JUnit
8 4 (2.04%) Maven
8 4 (2.04%) Protractor
9 3 (1.53%) Gatling
9 3 (1.53%) GitLab
9 3 (1.53%) JMeter
9 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (19.90%) Billing
2 19 (9.69%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.57%) Finance
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.53%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (16.33%) Analyst
2 23 (11.73%) Developer
3 18 (9.18%) Architect
4 17 (8.67%) Applications Architect
4 17 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (6.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) IT Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) IT Support
6 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Senior Server Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Senior Server Support Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Server Support
6 12 (6.12%) Server Support Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.39%) HTML
2 26 (13.27%) AngularJS
3 23 (11.73%) Web Services
4 19 (9.69%) CSS
5 18 (9.18%) XSLT
6 11 (5.61%) HTML5
6 11 (5.61%) jQuery
7 9 (4.59%) XML
8 8 (4.08%) CSS3
8 8 (4.08%) REST
9 7 (3.57%) .NET
9 7 (3.57%) JSON
9 7 (3.57%) React
10 6 (3.06%) Sass
10 6 (3.06%) Vue.js
11 5 (2.55%) Spring
11 5 (2.55%) Swagger
12 4 (2.04%) Angular 2
12 4 (2.04%) Laravel
12 4 (2.04%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 106 (54.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.55%) User Experience
3 3 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.51%) BBC
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.51%) Podcast
5 1 (0.51%) Social Media
5 1 (0.51%) Tandem
5 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.51%) Windows
2 41 (20.92%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.35%) Linux
4 18 (9.18%) Windows 10
5 15 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.53%) Unix
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.08%) Mentoring
3 36 (18.37%) ITIL
4 32 (16.33%) Coaching
5 29 (14.80%) Service Management
6 23 (11.73%) Analytics
6 23 (11.73%) Migration
6 23 (11.73%) MVC
7 18 (9.18%) Problem Management
8 17 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (8.67%) Scrum
8 17 (8.67%) SOA
9 16 (8.16%) Change Management
9 16 (8.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 15 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.63%) ITSM
11 13 (6.63%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.63%) TDD
12 12 (6.12%) Server Management
12 12 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.98%) SQL
2 37 (18.88%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.84%) Java
4 28 (14.29%) C#
5 21 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 18 (9.18%) C++
7 12 (6.12%) Python
8 9 (4.59%) PHP
9 5 (2.55%) C
10 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) Java 8
12 2 (1.02%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) ABAP
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (15.31%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.14%) MCSA
4 13 (6.63%) CompTIA Security+
4 13 (6.63%) MCSE
5 12 (6.12%) CISSP
6 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.59%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.53%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.02%) MCP
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISM
10 1 (0.51%) MCITP
10 1 (0.51%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.24%) SLA
2 14 (7.14%) QA
3 3 (1.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.59%) Docker
3 7 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Terraform
2 3 (1.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.16%) HP
2 16 (8.16%) VMware
3 15 (7.65%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.06%) Cisco
4 6 (3.06%) Oracle
5 4 (2.04%) BMC
5 4 (2.04%) BT
5 4 (2.04%) Dell
5 4 (2.04%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.04%) Meraki
5 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.53%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.53%) Juniper
7 2 (1.02%) Citrix
7 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.02%) Mitel
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.51%) Veeam