Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 70 163 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.01% 11.56% 8.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.31% 12.43% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 45 119 59
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £43,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.49% +6.10% +22.39%
10th Percentile £23,000 £31,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,000 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +1.88% +6.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 679 1,311 1,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.39% 92.98% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 450 1,012 857
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £63,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Northampton -6 43 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Brackley - 11 £23,000 - 7
Kettering +1 7 £39,250 +25.60% 5
Corby +8 2 £27,500 -57.69% 1
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.14%) ITIL
5 15 (21.43%) Azure
6 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (18.57%) PRINCE2
7 13 (18.57%) Linux
7 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 12 (17.14%) Project Management
8 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.71%) Finance
9 11 (15.71%) C#
10 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.29%) CSS
10 10 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (12.86%) .NET
11 9 (12.86%) SQL
12 8 (11.43%) DevOps
12 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
12 8 (11.43%) Project Delivery
13 7 (10.00%) IT Strategy
13 7 (10.00%) People Management
13 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
13 7 (10.00%) QA

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) CATIA
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Azure
2 6 (8.57%) Office 365
3 5 (7.14%) IaaS
3 5 (7.14%) PaaS
3 5 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) OLTP
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.86%) ERwin
2 2 (2.86%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.43%) Gatling
3 1 (1.43%) Gradle
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 7 (10.00%) Back Office
3 6 (8.57%) Automotive
3 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Front Office
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 7 (10.00%) Junior
4 7 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) CSS
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 7 (10.00%) Middleware
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (8.57%) WinForms
5 4 (5.71%) HTML
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) Laravel
6 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.86%) RESTful
7 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.43%) JSON
7 1 (1.43%) REST
7 1 (1.43%) Sass
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.57%) EPoS
5 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (4.29%) SUSE
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) ITIL
3 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (18.57%) PRINCE2
5 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (17.14%) Project Management
5 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (11.43%) DevOps
7 8 (11.43%) Project Delivery
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) IT Strategy
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 7 (10.00%) People Management
8 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (8.57%) Open Source
9 6 (8.57%) TDD
10 5 (7.14%) Decision-Making
10 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.71%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.71%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.71%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.29%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) CCNA
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Ansible
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Sparx
4 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.43%) Ariba
4 1 (1.43%) BMC
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.43%) VMware