Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 28 95 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.00% 9.84% 9.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 11.28% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 98
Median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £66,625
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -5.88%

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 424 842 1,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 90.79% 87.25% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 329 511 1,021
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,450 £28,569 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £66,250
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -9 21 £40,000 -8.05% 3
Wellingborough - 3 £35,000 -
Towcester - 2 £30,000 - 1
Brackley +5 1 £29,500 +28.26% 1
Kettering -1 1 £75,000 +94.81% 1
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 10 (35.71%) SQL
1 10 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (35.71%) Analytics
2 9 (32.14%) Azure
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) AWS
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
5 6 (21.43%) Secure Coding
6 5 (17.86%) Retail
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.86%) SaaS
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
7 4 (14.29%) UniData
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (14.29%) CRM
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) .NET

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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (10.71%) Lawson
2 3 (10.71%) NetSuite
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Azure
2 6 (21.43%) AWS
3 5 (17.86%) SaaS
4 4 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.29%) UniData
3 3 (10.71%) Essbase
3 3 (10.71%) OLAP
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (10.71%) Head of Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) NetSuite Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) COM
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) AS400
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) CCTV
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Analytics
1 10 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Secure Coding
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
5 4 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Data Deduplication
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Order to Cash
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ACCA
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.71%) PMP
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) pfSense
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.71%) Epicor
3 3 (10.71%) IFS
3 3 (10.71%) JD Edwards
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Sage
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix