Problem-Solving Jobs in Northern Ireland

Problem Solving
UK > Northern Ireland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland requiring Problem-Solving skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 17 4
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 136 138 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.50% 16.49% 22.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.18% 17.29% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 76 41 43
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £47,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £60,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.92% +50.00% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.91% - +7.32%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland

Problem-Solving falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Northern Ireland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 674 798 711
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 86.74% 95.34% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 324 434 341
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,938 £37,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +15.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Northern Ireland

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Northern Ireland

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Northern Ireland

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +7 117 £50,000 -16.67% 24
County Tyrone - 8 £33,500 - 1
County Londonderry +1 7 - -
County Armagh - 4 £50,000 - 2
Problem-Solving
UK

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) Apache
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Exchange
3 4 (2.94%) nginx
4 3 (2.21%) CMS
4 3 (2.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (11.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (5.15%) InfoPath
3 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.15%) Sketch
4 6 (4.41%) UserZoom
5 3 (2.21%) Adobe XD
5 3 (2.21%) InVision
6 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) SAP MM
1 3 (2.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.91%) AWS
1 23 (16.91%) Azure
2 10 (7.35%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.15%) Figma
4 7 (5.15%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.94%) Heroku
5 4 (2.94%) Miro
5 4 (2.94%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.21%) Azure AKS
6 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.21%) GCP
6 3 (2.21%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 3 (2.21%) Route 53
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) Firewall
2 8 (5.88%) Internet
3 7 (5.15%) FTP
3 7 (5.15%) HTTP
4 5 (3.68%) IPsec
4 5 (3.68%) SNMP
4 5 (3.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) Azure SQL Database
1 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.94%) Power BI
3 4 (2.94%) Tableau
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.21%) Data Vault
4 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Git
3 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
General
1 72 (52.94%) Social Skills
2 38 (27.94%) Finance
3 32 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (19.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 16 (11.76%) Retail
6 10 (7.35%) Music Industry
7 9 (6.62%) Law
8 8 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (5.15%) Banking
10 4 (2.94%) Electronics
10 4 (2.94%) Legal
10 4 (2.94%) Marketing
10 4 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.94%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Senior
2 22 (16.18%) Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Analyst
4 15 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Consultant
5 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Architect
7 11 (8.09%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.62%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Presales Solution Architect
11 7 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Project Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.68%) Field Engineer
13 5 (3.68%) Field Service Engineer
13 5 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.71%) HTML
2 12 (8.82%) .NET
2 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 12 (8.82%) Entity Framework
3 10 (7.35%) .NET Core
3 10 (7.35%) Blazor
3 10 (7.35%) React
4 9 (6.62%) CSS
5 8 (5.88%) REST
6 7 (5.15%) COM
6 7 (5.15%) HTML5
6 7 (5.15%) Web Services
7 6 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (4.41%) SOAP
8 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.68%) jQuery
8 5 (3.68%) YAML
9 4 (2.94%) Express.js
9 4 (2.94%) Node.js
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.15%) Cloud Native
3 6 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.68%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.68%) EPoS
5 4 (2.94%) Blog
5 4 (2.94%) Social Media
6 3 (2.21%) Cyber Security Posture
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.47%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.47%) Operational Technology
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Windows
2 12 (8.82%) Linux
3 6 (4.41%) Unix
4 5 (3.68%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) Project Management
2 25 (18.38%) Actionable Insight
3 23 (16.91%) Mentoring
4 21 (15.44%) Agile
5 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (13.24%) Front End Development
7 16 (11.76%) Process Improvement
8 15 (11.03%) Computer Science
9 14 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (10.29%) Customer Experience
9 14 (10.29%) DevOps
9 14 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.29%) User Experience
10 13 (9.56%) Business Case
11 11 (8.09%) Analytics
11 11 (8.09%) Data Analytics
11 11 (8.09%) UX Design
11 11 (8.09%) Workshop Facilitation
12 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (7.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.76%) Python
2 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.29%) SQL
3 13 (9.56%) C#
4 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.41%) Java
6 5 (3.68%) C
7 4 (2.94%) Bicep
7 4 (2.94%) Perl
7 4 (2.94%) PHP
7 4 (2.94%) R
8 3 (2.21%) Bash
9 1 (0.74%) ABAP
9 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (32.35%) Degree
2 21 (15.44%) SC Cleared
2 21 (15.44%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (6.62%) Master's Degree
5 7 (5.15%) AWS Certification
5 7 (5.15%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 5 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.21%) Azure Certification
7 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) Accessibility
1 7 (5.15%) WCAG
2 5 (3.68%) SLA
3 4 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.68%) Firmware
2 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Terraform
2 9 (6.62%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.68%) Ansible
3 5 (3.68%) Prometheus
3 5 (3.68%) vCenter Server
4 4 (2.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) Google
3 10 (7.35%) NetApp
4 8 (5.88%) SAP
5 6 (4.41%) Guidewire
5 6 (4.41%) Qualtrics
6 5 (3.68%) Dell
6 5 (3.68%) HP
6 5 (3.68%) IBM
6 5 (3.68%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.68%) SolidFire
6 5 (3.68%) VMware
7 4 (2.94%) Facebook
7 4 (2.94%) YouTube
8 3 (2.21%) Adobe
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle
9 2 (1.47%) CA
10 1 (0.74%) Minitab
10 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow