Period
to 11 December 2018

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

Problem-Solving
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 133 90 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.07% 8.20% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.84% 8.93% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 92 49 78
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,162
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.82% +21.07%
10th Percentile £30,125 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,125 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +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 1,123 1,008 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 93.51% 91.89% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 855 786 889
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,875 £22,750
90th Percentile £69,500 £65,000 £58,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
Northampton 0 109 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Corby - 7 £65,000 - 3
Kettering +1 2 £44,750 +37.69% 1
Daventry -4 1 £25,000 -56.52% 3
Towcester - 1 £22,000 -
Wellingborough - 1 £40,000 -
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 53 (39.85%) Microsoft
2 46 (34.59%) Finance
3 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (26.32%) C#
4 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.32%) SQL
5 34 (25.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (25.56%) Coaching
6 32 (24.06%) SQL Server
6 32 (24.06%) Windows
7 30 (22.56%) .NET
7 30 (22.56%) Project Management
7 30 (22.56%) Scrum
8 29 (21.80%) Java
8 29 (21.80%) Waterfall
8 29 (21.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (20.30%) Incident Management
10 27 (20.30%) Degree
11 26 (19.55%) .NET Framework
11 26 (19.55%) Cucumber
11 26 (19.55%) Problem Management
12 24 (18.05%) RUP
13 21 (15.79%) Banking
13 21 (15.79%) Software Engineering
14 20 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (14.29%) Web Services
15 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 18 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (13.53%) Performance Tuning

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 7 (5.26%) IIS
2 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.51%) DNS
3 5 (3.76%) DHCP
3 5 (3.76%) LAN
3 5 (3.76%) VLAN
3 5 (3.76%) WAN
4 4 (3.01%) SAN
5 2 (1.50%) ATM
5 2 (1.50%) NAS
5 2 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.50%) Skype
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.02%) OLTP
7 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.50%) Big Data
9 2 (1.50%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.50%) DTS
9 2 (1.50%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.50%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Cucumber
2 20 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.53%) Gradle
4 12 (9.02%) Selenium
5 7 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.76%) JIRA
6 5 (3.76%) TestRail
7 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.75%) Ant
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 46 (34.59%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Banking
3 16 (12.03%) Retail
4 13 (9.77%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.50%) Electronics
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) .NET Developer
2 23 (17.29%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Software Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (11.28%) C# Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Java Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Developer
5 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Administrator
7 10 (7.52%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) ERP Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) ERP Business Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Business Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
10 7 (5.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.56%) .NET
2 26 (19.55%) .NET Framework
3 19 (14.29%) Web Services
4 16 (12.03%) HTML
5 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
5 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 15 (11.28%) Spring Boot
6 14 (10.53%) RESTful
7 12 (9.02%) jQuery
8 10 (7.52%) CSS
9 9 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.02%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.26%) Entity Framework
12 5 (3.76%) WPF
13 4 (3.01%) Code First Entity Framework
13 4 (3.01%) JSON
13 4 (3.01%) Kafka
13 4 (3.01%) Spring
13 4 (3.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.26%) Clustering
5 6 (4.51%) EPoS
6 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.50%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Windows
2 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.77%) Android
5 7 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.26%) Linux
9 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) Coaching
2 34 (25.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (22.56%) Project Management
3 30 (22.56%) Scrum
4 29 (21.80%) Root Cause Analysis
4 29 (21.80%) Waterfall
5 27 (20.30%) Incident Management
6 26 (19.55%) Problem Management
7 24 (18.05%) RUP
8 21 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.53%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (12.78%) Microservices
10 17 (12.78%) SOLID
11 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (12.03%) MVC
11 16 (12.03%) Open Source
11 16 (12.03%) Service Management
11 16 (12.03%) SOA
12 15 (11.28%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.32%) C#
1 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 35 (26.32%) SQL
2 29 (21.80%) Java
3 14 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.01%) Python
6 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.50%) C-shell
6 2 (1.50%) Perl
6 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.50%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) Java 8
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (20.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.53%) Docker
3 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.50%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.50%) KVM
5 2 (1.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) Ansible
2 2 (1.50%) Control-M
2 2 (1.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (39.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.77%) VMware
3 6 (4.51%) Google
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.76%) HP
5 4 (3.01%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.50%) Citrix
6 2 (1.50%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.50%) MapR
6 2 (1.50%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Remedy
7 1 (0.75%) Talend
7 1 (0.75%) Teradata