Period
to 19 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 172 137 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.54% 11.98% 11.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.55% 13.15% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 154 119 155
North East median annual salary £43,577 £37,500 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.20% -1.06% +4.55%
10th Percentile £24,325 £26,250 £20,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £76,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 1,370 1,042 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.95% 91.08% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 884 1,154
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% -1.88%
10th Percentile £22,229 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,350 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 September 2018.

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 September 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
Tyne and Wear 0 146 £45,000 +20.00% 46
Durham -4 24 £35,000 - 6
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Problem-Solving
England

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

1 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.70%) HTML
2 70 (40.70%) JavaScript
3 69 (40.12%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (33.72%) C#
5 57 (33.14%) SQL
6 53 (30.81%) Mentoring
7 46 (26.74%) Java
8 44 (25.58%) Git (software)
9 41 (23.84%) Degree
10 39 (22.67%) AngularJS
11 34 (19.77%) MVC
12 30 (17.44%) C++
12 30 (17.44%) Web Services
13 29 (16.86%) XSLT
13 29 (16.86%) Scrum
14 28 (16.28%) Manufacturing
14 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
14 28 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (15.70%) CSS
15 27 (15.70%) T-SQL
15 27 (15.70%) Migration
16 26 (15.12%) SOA
16 26 (15.12%) HTML5
17 25 (14.53%) Linux
17 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
18 22 (12.79%) Windows
19 20 (11.63%) Python
20 18 (10.47%) .NET
21 16 (9.30%) Retail

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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.33%) CMS
3 4 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.74%) Confluence
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.74%) WordPress
5 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) nginx
5 2 (1.16%) SAS
5 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.49%) SaaS
4 5 (2.91%) Office 365
5 4 (2.33%) PaaS
6 2 (1.16%) NuGet
7 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Firewall
2 4 (2.33%) LAN
2 4 (2.33%) WAN
3 3 (1.74%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.74%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.74%) SMS
4 2 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.58%) VoIP
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) MongoDB
2 13 (7.56%) MySQL
3 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.16%) QlikView
8 2 (1.16%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) DecisionStream
9 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.58%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 44 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.65%) Selenium
3 8 (4.65%) Subversion
4 7 (4.07%) Gatling
4 7 (4.07%) JMeter
4 7 (4.07%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.33%) Grunt
5 4 (2.33%) gulp
5 4 (2.33%) JIRA
6 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.74%) ProC
6 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.58%) Bower
8 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.58%) Toad
8 1 (0.58%) Yeoman
General
1 28 (16.28%) Manufacturing
2 16 (9.30%) Retail
3 14 (8.14%) Finance
4 10 (5.81%) Advertising
5 8 (4.65%) Automotive
6 3 (1.74%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (21.51%) Developer
2 33 (19.19%) Analyst
3 29 (16.86%) Architect
4 23 (13.37%) Applications Architect
5 16 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.23%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.23%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.07%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Administrator
9 6 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (2.91%) IT Support
10 5 (2.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.70%) HTML
2 39 (22.67%) AngularJS
3 30 (17.44%) Web Services
4 29 (16.86%) XSLT
5 27 (15.70%) CSS
6 26 (15.12%) HTML5
7 18 (10.47%) .NET
8 16 (9.30%) Node.js
9 13 (7.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 11 (6.40%) Sass
11 9 (5.23%) CSS3
11 9 (5.23%) jQuery
11 9 (5.23%) React
12 8 (4.65%) Gherkin
12 8 (4.65%) Spring
13 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.49%) .NET Framework
15 4 (2.33%) Django
15 4 (2.33%) Laravel
15 4 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (40.12%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.65%) User Experience
4 7 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Linux
2 22 (12.79%) Windows
3 10 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.49%) Unix
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.74%) Solaris
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Fedora
8 1 (0.58%) SUSE
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.81%) Mentoring
3 34 (19.77%) MVC
4 29 (16.86%) Scrum
5 27 (15.70%) Migration
6 26 (15.12%) SOA
7 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.72%) Service Management
8 15 (8.72%) TDD
8 15 (8.72%) Test Automation
9 13 (7.56%) SDLC
10 12 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (6.98%) Web Development
11 11 (6.40%) Line Management
11 11 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.81%) Coaching
12 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.65%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.70%) JavaScript
2 58 (33.72%) C#
3 57 (33.14%) SQL
4 46 (26.74%) Java
5 30 (17.44%) C++
6 27 (15.70%) T-SQL
7 20 (11.63%) Python
8 13 (7.56%) PHP
9 6 (3.49%) C
10 3 (1.74%) Java 8
10 3 (1.74%) Korn
10 3 (1.74%) Perl
10 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.16%) ES6
11 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.16%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) VBA
11 2 (1.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (23.84%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.74%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.74%) MCSE
4 2 (1.16%) CISSP
4 2 (1.16%) HND
4 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.58%) CCNA
5 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.58%) CISA
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) CITP
5 1 (0.58%) MCITP
5 1 (0.58%) MCP
5 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.81%) QA
2 4 (2.33%) SLA
3 3 (1.74%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.74%) MISRA
4 2 (1.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) GCP
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.91%) Docker
3 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) QRadar
3 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle
3 9 (5.23%) VMware
4 6 (3.49%) Cisco
5 4 (2.33%) Citrix
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) HP
6 3 (1.74%) SAP
6 3 (1.74%) Veeam
7 2 (1.16%) Apple
7 2 (1.16%) Epicor
7 2 (1.16%) IFS
7 2 (1.16%) Infor
7 2 (1.16%) Sage
7 2 (1.16%) Tableau
7 2 (1.16%) Zend
8 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.58%) Juniper
8 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec