Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 15.71% 11.69% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.19% 12.50% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 3
North Wales median annual salary £50,000 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.73% +14.55% -35.29%
10th Percentile £34,750 £23,700 £22,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £45,000 £32,150
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 North Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 91.43% 93.51% 69.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 45
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £29,525 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in North Wales

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in North Wales.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in North Wales

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in North Wales over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in North Wales

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in North Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Flintshire +7 9 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Wrexham 0 1 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Conwy - 1 £55,000 -
Problem-Solving
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Teradata
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
3 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 6 (54.55%) Redis
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) Docker
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Core
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
1 6 (54.55%) Redis
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Lead Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Core
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) JPA
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) JSON Schema
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
2 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Teradata
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP