Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 28 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 262 238 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.55% 8.52% 13.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 9.50% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 245 187 261
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,550 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £63,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% -4.71%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,785 2,505 2,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.89% 89.72% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 2,116 2,320
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,975
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Oxfordshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Oxfordshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Oxfordshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Oxford -12 119 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Abingdon -10 25 £40,000 - 3
Banbury +24 16 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Wallingford -16 13 £36,000 - 3
Thame -14 6 £41,000 -3.53% 3
Witney +1 2 £47,500 +69.64%
Bicester -6 2 £41,250 -0.60%
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Woodstock - 1 £22,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 87 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.86%) SQL
3 66 (25.19%) Degree
4 63 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 53 (20.23%) Python
7 48 (18.32%) Java
8 45 (17.18%) Windows
8 45 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
9 44 (16.79%) Computer Science
9 44 (16.79%) Linux
10 43 (16.41%) JavaScript
11 40 (15.27%) Test Automation
12 38 (14.50%) Scrum
13 36 (13.74%) SQL Server
14 35 (13.36%) BDD
14 35 (13.36%) TDD
14 35 (13.36%) Software Engineering
15 33 (12.60%) C#
16 32 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (11.07%) C++
17 29 (11.07%) Active Directory
18 28 (10.69%) DevOps
19 26 (9.92%) HTML
19 26 (9.92%) Oracle
20 25 (9.54%) CSS
20 25 (9.54%) Finance
21 24 (9.16%) .NET
22 23 (8.78%) Analytics
23 22 (8.40%) Collaborative Working

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (3.44%) Apache Spark
1 9 (3.44%) Confluence
2 8 (3.05%) JBoss
3 6 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.15%) Tornado
6 2 (0.76%) Apache
6 2 (0.76%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Jetty
7 1 (0.38%) Kentico
7 1 (0.38%) Moodle
7 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.53%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (4.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.53%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.53%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.53%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.96%) Office 365
4 11 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.05%) Slack
6 4 (1.53%) G Suite
7 3 (1.15%) PaaS
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.76%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) AdWords
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
9 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.11%) Firewall
2 13 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.58%) Ethernet
3 12 (4.58%) Internet
4 11 (4.20%) DNS
4 11 (4.20%) WAN
5 10 (3.82%) IPv6
5 10 (3.82%) MPLS
6 9 (3.44%) DHCP
6 9 (3.44%) HTTP
6 9 (3.44%) LAN
6 9 (3.44%) VPN
7 8 (3.05%) BGP
8 7 (2.67%) VoIP
9 6 (2.29%) OSPF
9 6 (2.29%) VLAN
9 6 (2.29%) VPLS
9 6 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (2.29%) Wireless
10 5 (1.91%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) NoSQL
2 17 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.73%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.34%) Big Data
4 14 (5.34%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.82%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.67%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.67%) Power BI
8 6 (2.29%) MySQL
9 5 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.91%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.15%) GIS
11 3 (1.15%) Redis
12 2 (0.76%) QGIS
12 2 (0.76%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.63%) JIRA
3 19 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.49%) Subversion
5 13 (4.96%) Selenium
6 7 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.91%) Maven
8 4 (1.53%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.53%) JUnit
8 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.15%) GDB
9 3 (1.15%) Robot Framework
9 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.76%) Babel
10 2 (0.76%) CMake
10 2 (0.76%) gulp
10 2 (0.76%) Hudson
10 2 (0.76%) Trac
General
1 25 (9.54%) Finance
2 19 (7.25%) Games
3 14 (5.34%) Publishing
4 12 (4.58%) Marketing
5 9 (3.44%) Advertising
6 8 (3.05%) Automotive
6 8 (3.05%) Retail
7 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.53%) Legal
8 4 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.15%) Electronics
10 2 (0.76%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 72 (27.48%) Developer
2 54 (20.61%) Analyst
3 22 (8.40%) Systems Analyst
4 17 (6.49%) Software Developer
5 16 (6.11%) Architect
6 13 (4.96%) C# Developer
6 13 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (4.58%) .NET Developer
7 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (4.58%) Business Systems Analyst
7 12 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (4.58%) Web Developer
8 10 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (3.82%) Consultant
8 10 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.44%) C++ Developer
9 9 (3.44%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 9 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (3.44%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.92%) HTML
2 25 (9.54%) CSS
3 24 (9.16%) .NET
4 20 (7.63%) Web Services
5 19 (7.25%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.87%) ASP.NET
7 16 (6.11%) RESTful
8 10 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (3.82%) jQuery
9 9 (3.44%) HTML5
9 9 (3.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.44%) XML
10 8 (3.05%) Apache Camel
10 8 (3.05%) Kafka
11 7 (2.67%) Django
11 7 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (2.67%) Node.js
11 7 (2.67%) Torch
12 6 (2.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.05%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (16.79%) Computer Science
3 21 (8.02%) User Experience
4 18 (6.87%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.29%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.15%) Fintech
11 3 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.15%) Life Science
11 3 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.76%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.18%) Windows
2 44 (16.79%) Linux
3 19 (7.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.91%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.91%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) Unix
7 2 (0.76%) Android
7 2 (0.76%) CentOS
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Debian
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.27%) Test Automation
3 38 (14.50%) Scrum
4 35 (13.36%) BDD
4 35 (13.36%) Software Engineering
4 35 (13.36%) TDD
5 28 (10.69%) DevOps
6 23 (8.78%) Analytics
7 22 (8.40%) Collaborative Working
7 22 (8.40%) Data Analysis
7 22 (8.40%) Machine Learning
8 21 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (8.02%) Web Development
9 20 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.25%) Change Management
10 19 (7.25%) Data Science
10 19 (7.25%) Information Security
11 18 (6.87%) MVC
12 17 (6.49%) Mathematics
13 15 (5.73%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.86%) SQL
2 53 (20.23%) Python
3 48 (18.32%) Java
4 43 (16.41%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.60%) C#
6 29 (11.07%) C++
7 15 (5.73%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.34%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.34%) R
9 11 (4.20%) MATLAB
10 10 (3.82%) PHP
11 7 (2.67%) Julia
12 6 (2.29%) C
12 6 (2.29%) Ruby
13 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.91%) Perl
14 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.15%) ES6
16 2 (0.76%) Go
17 1 (0.38%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 66 (25.19%) Degree
2 19 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.67%) CCNP
4 7 (2.67%) CISSP
5 6 (2.29%) CCIE
6 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.53%) MCP
7 3 (1.15%) CCNA
7 3 (1.15%) CISA
7 3 (1.15%) CISM
7 3 (1.15%) PhD
8 2 (0.76%) CWNA
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.02%) QA
2 16 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.20%) GDPR
4 5 (1.91%) SLA
5 4 (1.53%) GCP
6 3 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.76%) JTAG
7 2 (0.76%) MISRA
8 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.96%) Docker
3 8 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.44%) Puppet
2 5 (1.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.53%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 2 (0.76%) Ansible
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.38%) Packer
6 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.92%) Oracle
3 18 (6.87%) SAP
4 13 (4.96%) Cisco
4 13 (4.96%) Sage
5 12 (4.58%) Google
5 12 (4.58%) Talend
6 7 (2.67%) HP
6 7 (2.67%) Juniper
6 7 (2.67%) VMware
7 6 (2.29%) Aerohive Networks
8 5 (1.91%) Capita
8 5 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.53%) Informatica
9 4 (1.53%) Perforce
9 4 (1.53%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.53%) Splunk
10 3 (1.15%) Apple
11 2 (0.76%) Avaya
11 2 (0.76%) Siemens