Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 34 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 236 203 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.53% 7.46% 13.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% 8.27% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 212 159 236
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,375 £27,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,600 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -

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 2,496 2,456 2,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.21% 90.19% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,188 2,024 2,249
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +7 124 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Abingdon +5 25 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Banbury +18 9 £32,000 -8.57%
Wallingford -18 7 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Kidlington +1 4 - - 2
Thame -14 2 £24,000 +6.67%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £40,000 -
Witney 0 1 - - 2
Bicester -7 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Woodstock - 1 £22,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 84 (35.59%) SQL
2 78 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (30.08%) Degree
4 70 (29.66%) Python
5 52 (22.03%) Java
6 44 (18.64%) Microsoft
7 42 (17.80%) Computer Science
8 40 (16.95%) Linux
9 38 (16.10%) Scrum
10 37 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
11 36 (15.25%) Test Automation
11 36 (15.25%) Windows
12 35 (14.83%) Software Engineering
13 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (13.98%) JavaScript
15 31 (13.14%) C++
16 29 (12.29%) QA
17 27 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (11.44%) Machine Learning
17 27 (11.44%) TDD
18 25 (10.59%) Jenkins
19 24 (10.17%) Analytics
19 24 (10.17%) BDD
19 24 (10.17%) Oracle
19 24 (10.17%) DevOps
20 23 (9.75%) SQL Server
20 23 (9.75%) C#
20 23 (9.75%) Information Security
20 23 (9.75%) Git (software)
21 21 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel

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 14 (5.93%) Confluence
2 11 (4.66%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.81%) JBoss
4 7 (2.97%) Apache
5 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.85%) Tornado
7 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Jetty
7 1 (0.42%) Moodle
7 1 (0.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.12%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.42%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (2.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.69%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.69%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.81%) Office 365
4 6 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.54%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.12%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.85%) Slack
8 1 (0.42%) AdWords
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.42%) IaaS
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Route 53
8 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.47%) DNS
1 20 (8.47%) Firewall
1 20 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.51%) DHCP
3 9 (3.81%) HTTP
4 8 (3.39%) Ethernet
4 8 (3.39%) Internet
5 7 (2.97%) IPv6
6 6 (2.54%) Broadband
6 6 (2.54%) VLAN
6 6 (2.54%) VPN
6 6 (2.54%) WAN
6 6 (2.54%) Wireless
7 5 (2.12%) LAN
7 5 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.69%) BGP
8 4 (1.69%) Network Security
9 3 (1.27%) MPLS
9 3 (1.27%) OSPF
9 3 (1.27%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.47%) Big Data
3 17 (7.20%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.51%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.66%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.24%) Power BI
8 8 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.97%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.97%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (2.54%) MySQL
11 5 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.69%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.27%) Redis
13 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (10.59%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.47%) Subversion
4 18 (7.63%) JIRA
5 17 (7.20%) Selenium
6 9 (3.81%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.54%) JUnit
7 6 (2.54%) Maven
7 6 (2.54%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.12%) GitLab
9 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.27%) GDB
9 3 (1.27%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.85%) CMake
10 2 (0.85%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Hudson
10 2 (0.85%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (7.63%) Finance
2 13 (5.51%) Games
2 13 (5.51%) Publishing
3 11 (4.66%) Legal
4 9 (3.81%) Automotive
4 9 (3.81%) Marketing
5 7 (2.97%) Advertising
6 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.12%) Retail
8 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (28.81%) Developer
2 54 (22.88%) Analyst
3 17 (7.20%) Security Analyst
4 15 (6.36%) Administrator
5 14 (5.93%) Software Developer
6 12 (5.08%) Information Analyst
6 12 (5.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (4.66%) Software Engineer
7 11 (4.66%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (3.81%) Junior
8 9 (3.81%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.81%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
9 8 (3.39%) Architect
9 8 (3.39%) Data Scientist
9 8 (3.39%) Python Developer
9 8 (3.39%) Team Leader
10 7 (2.97%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 7 (2.97%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.47%) HTML
2 17 (7.20%) CSS
3 15 (6.36%) Web Services
4 13 (5.51%) .NET
5 9 (3.81%) HTML5
5 9 (3.81%) Node.js
6 8 (3.39%) Apache Camel
6 8 (3.39%) Kafka
6 8 (3.39%) RESTful
7 7 (2.97%) Torch
8 6 (2.54%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.54%) jQuery
8 6 (2.54%) SOAP
9 5 (2.12%) Django
9 5 (2.12%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.12%) UIMA
10 3 (1.27%) Redux
10 3 (1.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.80%) Computer Science
2 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.90%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.78%) User Experience
5 11 (4.66%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (4.24%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.97%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.85%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.85%) Robotics
13 2 (0.85%) State Machine
13 2 (0.85%) Verilog
13 2 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.95%) Linux
2 36 (15.25%) Windows
3 17 (7.20%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Debian
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.42%) VMS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.10%) Scrum
3 36 (15.25%) Test Automation
4 35 (14.83%) Software Engineering
5 27 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (11.44%) Machine Learning
5 27 (11.44%) TDD
6 24 (10.17%) Analytics
6 24 (10.17%) BDD
6 24 (10.17%) DevOps
7 23 (9.75%) Information Security
8 20 (8.47%) Data Analysis
9 18 (7.63%) Integration Testing
10 17 (7.20%) Collaborative Working
10 17 (7.20%) Project Management
10 17 (7.20%) SDLC
11 16 (6.78%) Kanban
11 16 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.78%) Risk Management
11 16 (6.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.59%) SQL
2 70 (29.66%) Python
3 52 (22.03%) Java
4 33 (13.98%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.14%) C++
6 23 (9.75%) C#
7 17 (7.20%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.36%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.93%) R
10 13 (5.51%) Perl
11 10 (4.24%) MATLAB
12 8 (3.39%) PHP
13 7 (2.97%) Julia
14 5 (2.12%) Ruby
15 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.27%) C
15 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.85%) Go
16 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (30.08%) Degree
2 17 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.66%) CISSP
4 7 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.12%) MCP
5 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.69%) CCNP
6 4 (1.69%) MCSA
6 4 (1.69%) PhD
7 3 (1.27%) CCIE
7 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.27%) PMP
7 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.85%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CCNA
9 1 (0.42%) CWNA
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.29%) QA
2 18 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.69%) GDPR
4 4 (1.69%) SLA
5 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 2 (0.85%) JTAG
6 2 (0.85%) MISRA
7 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 21 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.39%) Docker
4 8 (3.39%) pfSense
5 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.54%) KVM
5 6 (2.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.97%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.54%) Icinga
2 6 (2.54%) Nagios
3 4 (1.69%) Ansible
3 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.69%) Puppet
3 4 (1.69%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
4 2 (0.85%) Terraform
5 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
5 1 (0.42%) logstash
5 1 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 44 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.17%) Oracle
3 18 (7.63%) VMware
4 14 (5.93%) SAP
4 14 (5.93%) Talend
5 8 (3.39%) SonicWALL
5 8 (3.39%) WatchGuard
6 7 (2.97%) Google
6 7 (2.97%) Sage
7 6 (2.54%) Cisco
7 6 (2.54%) HP
7 6 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.12%) Cognos
8 5 (2.12%) Tableau
9 4 (1.69%) Informatica
10 3 (1.27%) Apple
10 3 (1.27%) Juniper
10 3 (1.27%) Perforce
10 3 (1.27%) Sophos
11 2 (0.85%) Facebook