Period
to 20 March 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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 104 85 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.90% 6.98% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 7.64% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 60 100
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% -4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £24,075 £25,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,750 £46,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%

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 943 1,113 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.81% 91.45% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 635 916 954
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +2.41% -0.60% +4.38%

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 20 March 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 20 March 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 +12 85 £37,500 -8.54% 16
Brackley +5 3 - - 2
Towcester +2 1 £22,000 -10.20% 1
Daventry -2 1 £25,000 -
Wellingborough -10 1 £40,000 -
Kettering - 1 £49,000 - 3
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 45 (43.27%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 34 (32.69%) Windows
4 26 (25.00%) Finance
5 21 (20.19%) C#
6 20 (19.23%) Project Management
7 19 (18.27%) SQL
7 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
7 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
8 18 (17.31%) Java
8 18 (17.31%) JavaScript
9 17 (16.35%) Software Engineering
10 16 (15.38%) .NET
10 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (13.46%) HTML
11 14 (13.46%) Degree
11 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.46%) Microservices
12 13 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 13 (12.50%) Open Source
12 13 (12.50%) ITSM
12 13 (12.50%) Service Management
13 12 (11.54%) ITIL
13 12 (11.54%) SOA
13 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
13 12 (11.54%) Cucumber
13 12 (11.54%) GDPR
14 11 (10.58%) Spring Boot
14 11 (10.58%) Docker
14 11 (10.58%) Root Cause Analysis

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 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.88%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.88%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (8.65%) Office 365
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.88%) IaaS
4 3 (2.88%) PaaS
4 3 (2.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) PPP
2 4 (3.85%) Skype
2 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) SAN
4 1 (0.96%) SSL
4 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.69%) OLTP
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.88%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 11 (10.58%) Gradle
3 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) Ant
5 1 (0.96%) ERwin
5 1 (0.96%) JUnit
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Banking
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Advertising
4 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
5 4 (3.85%) Back Office
6 3 (2.88%) Automotive
7 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Billing
8 1 (0.96%) Electronics
8 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Active Directory Specialist
5 7 (6.73%) Active Directory Administrator
5 7 (6.73%) Administrator
5 7 (6.73%) Applications Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Automation Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Junior
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 14 (13.46%) HTML
3 11 (10.58%) RESTful
3 11 (10.58%) Spring Boot
4 6 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (4.81%) Kafka
5 5 (4.81%) WPF
6 4 (3.85%) CSS
6 4 (3.85%) jQuery
6 4 (3.85%) Spring
6 4 (3.85%) Web Services
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.88%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (2.88%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.92%) SOAP
8 2 (1.92%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 45 (43.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.69%) Android
4 7 (6.73%) Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) Project Management
2 17 (16.35%) Software Engineering
3 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
4 14 (13.46%) Microservices
5 13 (12.50%) ITSM
5 13 (12.50%) Open Source
5 13 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 13 (12.50%) Service Management
6 12 (11.54%) ITIL
6 12 (11.54%) SOA
7 11 (10.58%) Incident Management
7 11 (10.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.62%) CRM
8 10 (9.62%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.65%) Coaching
9 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.69%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) C#
2 19 (18.27%) SQL
3 18 (17.31%) Java
3 18 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.69%) VBScript
6 6 (5.77%) PHP
7 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) C++
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) Python
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) GDPR
2 2 (1.92%) PMO
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Control-M
2 3 (2.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) SAP
2 3 (2.88%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.92%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (0.96%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.96%) BMC
4 1 (0.96%) Remedy