Problem-Solving Jobs in the North of England

Problem Solving
England > North of England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England requiring Problem-Solving skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 7 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 2,858 2,076 2,799
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 14.24% 13.21% 14.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.77% 13.66% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,827 997 1,333
10th Percentile £24,960 £24,150 £26,800
25th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,041
Median % change year-on-year - -0.09% +0.09%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £74,206
England median annual salary £49,838 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.39% - +4.76%

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England

Problem-Solving falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,081 15,203 17,828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 80.10% 96.75% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11,841 7,774 10,691
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £79,225 £81,500 £80,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the North of England

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the North of England

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the North of England

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North West +11 1,522 £45,000 -6.25% 565
Yorkshire +3 1,007 £42,500 -3.44% 366
North East +15 328 £41,637 -2.03% 154
Problem-Solving
England

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (3.36%) Microsoft Exchange
2 85 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 38 (1.33%) Apache
4 32 (1.12%) CMS
5 24 (0.84%) IIS
6 20 (0.70%) WordPress
7 15 (0.52%) Confluence
7 15 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.38%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.24%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.14%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.14%) Moodle
10 4 (0.14%) SAS
10 4 (0.14%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.10%) nginx
12 2 (0.070%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.070%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.070%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 222 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 127 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.70%) Sketch
5 11 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.14%) InDesign
10 4 (0.14%) Solid Edge
10 4 (0.14%) Trello
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.070%) SPSS
12 2 (0.070%) Stata
13 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.035%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 31 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.05%) Shopify
3 28 (0.98%) Magento
4 13 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
4 13 (0.45%) iTrent
5 11 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.35%) SAP Business One
7 9 (0.31%) SAP CX
8 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.17%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.17%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.17%) Sage X3
9 5 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.17%) SAP PP
9 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.14%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 465 (16.27%) Azure
2 286 (10.01%) AWS
3 285 (9.97%) Microsoft 365
4 150 (5.25%) GCP
5 145 (5.07%) Power Platform
6 79 (2.76%) SaaS
7 64 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
8 62 (2.17%) Entra ID
9 47 (1.64%) Azure DevOps
10 44 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (1.54%) Serverless
11 43 (1.50%) Amazon S3
12 42 (1.47%) GitHub
13 34 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (1.05%) PowerApps
15 27 (0.94%) Power Automate
16 26 (0.91%) Google Workspace
17 23 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
17 23 (0.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 22 (0.77%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 153 (5.35%) Firewall
2 92 (3.22%) LAN
3 70 (2.45%) WAN
4 63 (2.20%) Network Security
5 60 (2.10%) DNS
6 59 (2.06%) Wireless
7 56 (1.96%) VPN
8 53 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 49 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (1.61%) DHCP
11 37 (1.29%) Internet
12 35 (1.22%) VoIP
13 31 (1.08%) SAN
13 31 (1.08%) VLAN
14 23 (0.80%) PPP
15 22 (0.77%) IPsec
16 15 (0.52%) SNMP
17 13 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
18 11 (0.38%) Ethernet
18 11 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 126 (4.41%) Power BI
3 124 (4.34%) MySQL
4 107 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
5 99 (3.46%) BigQuery
6 96 (3.36%) Looker
7 53 (1.85%) Tableau
8 48 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 47 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
11 42 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 33 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (1.05%) Redis
15 28 (0.98%) Data Lake
16 27 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
19 19 (0.66%) MS Access
19 19 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 157 (5.49%) Git
2 81 (2.83%) JIRA
3 32 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 27 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 22 (0.77%) GitLab
6 20 (0.70%) Postman
7 15 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.38%) Selenium
8 11 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.24%) JMeter
9 7 (0.24%) LabVIEW
9 7 (0.24%) Subversion
10 6 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.21%) PHPUnit
11 5 (0.17%) JetBrains Rider
11 5 (0.17%) Sourcetree
11 5 (0.17%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.17%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 1,410 (49.34%) Social Skills
2 788 (27.57%) Analytical Skills
3 451 (15.78%) Finance
4 315 (11.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 288 (10.08%) Retail
6 168 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
7 133 (4.65%) Marketing
8 129 (4.51%) Organisational Skills
9 128 (4.48%) Public Sector
10 103 (3.60%) Legal
11 102 (3.57%) Law
12 96 (3.36%) Manufacturing
13 49 (1.71%) Games
14 42 (1.47%) Banking
15 36 (1.26%) Billing
16 32 (1.12%) Local Government
17 28 (0.98%) Telecoms
18 23 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
19 19 (0.66%) Tech for Good
20 18 (0.63%) Health Technology
Job Titles
1 380 (13.30%) Developer
2 341 (11.93%) Analyst
3 314 (10.99%) Senior
4 270 (9.45%) Lead
5 222 (7.77%) Architect
6 192 (6.72%) Software Engineer
7 118 (4.13%) IT Support
8 104 (3.64%) Data Engineer
9 95 (3.32%) Support Engineer
10 91 (3.18%) IT Engineer
11 90 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 86 (3.01%) Administrator
13 83 (2.90%) Consultant
14 79 (2.76%) Programmer
15 78 (2.73%) Platform Engineer
16 73 (2.55%) Senior Developer
17 72 (2.52%) Software Architect
18 70 (2.45%) IT Technician
18 70 (2.45%) Lead Software Engineer
18 70 (2.45%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (8.89%) .NET
2 194 (6.79%) HTML
3 181 (6.33%) CSS
4 101 (3.53%) React
5 93 (3.25%) AngularJS
6 85 (2.97%) Vue
7 83 (2.90%) Node.js
8 72 (2.52%) RESTful
9 70 (2.45%) .NET Core
9 70 (2.45%) .NET Framework
9 70 (2.45%) ASP.NET
10 49 (1.71%) JSON
11 48 (1.68%) Web Services
12 45 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (1.50%) HTML5
14 39 (1.36%) REST
15 37 (1.29%) jQuery
16 30 (1.05%) Entity Framework
17 29 (1.01%) XML
18 28 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.05%) Cyberattack
2 193 (6.75%) Self-Motivation
3 121 (4.23%) Onboarding
4 108 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 83 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 73 (2.55%) Product Ownership
7 44 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 41 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 41 (1.43%) NHS
9 35 (1.22%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.15%) STB
11 31 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.05%) Housing Association
13 28 (0.98%) IoT
14 27 (0.94%) Cloud Native
15 26 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 26 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
15 26 (0.91%) Security Posture
16 25 (0.87%) EPoS
17 23 (0.80%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 416 (14.56%) Windows
2 146 (5.11%) Linux
3 126 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 96 (3.36%) Windows 10
5 51 (1.78%) Android
6 49 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
8 31 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
10 24 (0.84%) Mac OS
11 22 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 19 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.56%) Unix
14 15 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
14 15 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.35%) VMS
17 6 (0.21%) AIX
18 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (23.93%) Agile
2 620 (21.69%) Mentoring
3 434 (15.19%) Customer Service
4 418 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 380 (13.30%) User Experience
6 348 (12.18%) Data Engineering
7 317 (11.09%) Project Management
8 305 (10.67%) Computer Science
9 289 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 260 (9.10%) DevOps
11 245 (8.57%) Machine Learning
12 231 (8.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 230 (8.05%) ITIL
14 225 (7.87%) Creative Thinking
15 213 (7.45%) Analytics
16 205 (7.17%) Decision-Making
17 199 (6.96%) Collaborative Working
18 183 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
19 179 (6.26%) Coaching
20 168 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 429 (15.01%) SQL
2 293 (10.25%) C#
3 281 (9.83%) JavaScript
4 179 (6.26%) Python
5 101 (3.53%) Java
6 97 (3.39%) PHP
7 88 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 62 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 39 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 33 (1.15%) Bash
10 33 (1.15%) C++
11 26 (0.91%) Swift
11 26 (0.91%) VB
12 25 (0.87%) C
13 21 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.49%) Ruby
14 14 (0.49%) VBScript
15 12 (0.42%) Embedded C
16 11 (0.38%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 700 (24.49%) Degree
2 198 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (3.95%) HNC
4 92 (3.22%) Security Cleared
5 83 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 68 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 58 (2.03%) DBS Check
8 52 (1.82%) Master's Degree
9 44 (1.54%) ACCA
9 44 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (1.22%) HND
12 34 (1.19%) Azure Certification
12 34 (1.19%) PMI Certification
13 31 (1.08%) CCNA
14 30 (1.05%) PMP
15 26 (0.91%) CISSP
16 21 (0.73%) CCNP
17 20 (0.70%) CISA
18 19 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.14%) SLA
2 138 (4.83%) GDPR
3 97 (3.39%) Data Quality
4 78 (2.73%) QA
5 55 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (1.22%) Accessibility
7 30 (1.05%) NIST
8 28 (0.98%) GAAP
9 27 (0.94%) IFRS
10 18 (0.63%) PMO
11 16 (0.56%) WCAG
12 14 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (0.49%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.31%) NCSC
15 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.28%) PCI DSS
15 8 (0.28%) SOC 2
16 4 (0.14%) COBIT
16 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 215 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 107 (3.74%) Docker
3 75 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.31%) Firmware
6 9 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.21%) vSphere
7 6 (0.21%) XenApp
7 6 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.035%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.035%) Lustre
9 1 (0.035%) Postfix
9 1 (0.035%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.035%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.035%) Snort
9 1 (0.035%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 88 (3.08%) Terraform
2 81 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 77 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 33 (1.15%) SCCM
5 32 (1.12%) Ansible
6 31 (1.08%) Prometheus
7 17 (0.59%) Grafana
8 15 (0.52%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.38%) Progress Chef
10 10 (0.35%) Puppet
11 9 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.31%) Nessus
12 7 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.21%) Autotask
13 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.14%) Cacti
14 4 (0.14%) WSUS
15 3 (0.10%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.10%) SCOM
15 3 (0.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 662 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 172 (6.02%) Google
3 121 (4.23%) VMware
4 99 (3.46%) SAP
5 78 (2.73%) Oracle
6 68 (2.38%) Cisco
7 45 (1.57%) Apple
8 43 (1.50%) Citrix
9 40 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 36 (1.26%) CA
11 27 (0.94%) F5
12 26 (0.91%) Adobe
13 23 (0.80%) NetApp
14 22 (0.77%) Veeam
15 19 (0.66%) Epicor
15 19 (0.66%) HP
15 19 (0.66%) IBM
15 19 (0.66%) Palo Alto
15 19 (0.66%) Red Hat
15 19 (0.66%) Salesforce