Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 238 299 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.16% 10.02% 12.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 11.11% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 210 220 217
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £24,988 £25,950 £23,050
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -

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 2,349 2,692 2,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.38% 90.24% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,057 2,227 2,148
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +14 118 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Abingdon -3 35 £40,000 -23.81% 10
Banbury +5 17 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wallingford -5 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Kidlington +10 4 - - 1
Witney -1 4 £19,000 -45.71%
Henley-on-Thames +9 3 £40,000 -
Thame -10 3 £25,250 -42.61% 1
Bicester -6 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Woodstock - 1 £22,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 81 (34.03%) SQL
2 77 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.93%) Degree
4 75 (31.51%) Python
5 58 (24.37%) Java
6 52 (21.85%) Windows
7 44 (18.49%) Linux
8 42 (17.65%) Scrum
9 41 (17.23%) Computer Science
10 40 (16.81%) C++
10 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
11 38 (15.97%) Software Engineering
12 36 (15.13%) Test Automation
13 33 (13.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (13.45%) C#
15 31 (13.03%) JavaScript
16 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
17 28 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (10.50%) QA
18 25 (10.50%) SQL Server
19 24 (10.08%) VMware
19 24 (10.08%) Analytics
20 23 (9.66%) Windows Server
21 22 (9.24%) Finance
21 22 (9.24%) Machine Learning
21 22 (9.24%) Jenkins
22 21 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
22 21 (8.82%) Information Security

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 16 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.04%) Confluence
3 7 (2.94%) Apache
4 6 (2.52%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.68%) JBoss
6 4 (1.68%) WildFly
7 3 (1.26%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.84%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.84%) WordPress
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) Moodle
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.42%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.68%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.68%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.62%) Office 365
4 6 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.10%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.26%) IaaS
8 2 (0.84%) SaaS
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) AdWords
9 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.42%) iTunes
9 1 (0.42%) PaaS
9 1 (0.42%) Route 53
9 1 (0.42%) Serverless
9 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.40%) DNS
2 20 (8.40%) Firewall
3 14 (5.88%) DHCP
4 7 (2.94%) Broadband
4 7 (2.94%) Internet
4 7 (2.94%) VPN
5 6 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (2.52%) WAN
6 5 (2.10%) LAN
6 5 (2.10%) VLAN
6 5 (2.10%) Wireless
7 3 (1.26%) Network Security
7 3 (1.26%) VoIP
8 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.84%) HTTP
8 2 (0.84%) Modbus
8 2 (0.84%) Skype
9 1 (0.42%) ADSL
9 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.30%) Big Data
4 12 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.78%) Power BI
6 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
9 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.52%) MySQL
10 5 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.68%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.24%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.72%) Subversion
4 15 (6.30%) JIRA
4 15 (6.30%) Selenium
5 8 (3.36%) GitLab
6 7 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.94%) JUnit
7 6 (2.52%) Maven
7 6 (2.52%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.10%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.26%) GDB
9 3 (1.26%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.84%) CMake
10 2 (0.84%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.84%) Hudson
11 1 (0.42%) Ant
11 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.24%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Games
2 13 (5.46%) Legal
2 13 (5.46%) Publishing
3 11 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.52%) Marketing
6 5 (2.10%) Automotive
7 4 (1.68%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.26%) French Language
8 3 (1.26%) German Language
8 3 (1.26%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.26%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.84%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (26.47%) Developer
2 51 (21.43%) Analyst
3 23 (9.66%) Security Analyst
4 19 (7.98%) Administrator
5 14 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 14 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (5.46%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.04%) Team Leader
8 11 (4.62%) Junior
8 11 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.78%) Architect
9 9 (3.78%) Graduate
10 8 (3.36%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (3.36%) Python Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.14%) HTML
2 14 (5.88%) .NET
2 14 (5.88%) CSS
3 13 (5.46%) Web Services
4 7 (2.94%) HTML5
4 7 (2.94%) SOAP
5 6 (2.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.10%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.10%) jQuery
6 5 (2.10%) Kafka
6 5 (2.10%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.10%) UIMA
7 4 (1.68%) Node.js
7 4 (1.68%) Redux
7 4 (1.68%) Swing
7 4 (1.68%) XML
8 3 (1.26%) Java EE
8 3 (1.26%) RESTful
8 3 (1.26%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.23%) Computer Science
2 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.40%) Algorithms
4 15 (6.30%) User Experience
5 13 (5.46%) Private Cloud
6 12 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.78%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.68%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.84%) BYOD
12 2 (0.84%) CAN bus
12 2 (0.84%) Life Science
12 2 (0.84%) Robotics
12 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.84%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.85%) Windows
2 44 (18.49%) Linux
3 23 (9.66%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.10%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.84%) Android
8 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) Debian
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.65%) Scrum
3 38 (15.97%) Software Engineering
4 36 (15.13%) Test Automation
5 33 (13.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (10.08%) Analytics
7 22 (9.24%) Machine Learning
8 21 (8.82%) Information Security
8 21 (8.82%) TDD
9 20 (8.40%) SDLC
10 19 (7.98%) Project Management
10 19 (7.98%) Risk Management
11 18 (7.56%) Collaborative Working
11 18 (7.56%) Time Management
12 17 (7.14%) Data Science
12 17 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.72%) Data Analysis
14 15 (6.30%) Change Management
15 14 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.03%) SQL
2 75 (31.51%) Python
3 58 (24.37%) Java
4 40 (16.81%) C++
5 32 (13.45%) C#
6 31 (13.03%) JavaScript
7 20 (8.40%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.88%) Perl
9 12 (5.04%) R
10 10 (4.20%) C
11 9 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.36%) PHP
13 6 (2.52%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.68%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.26%) Julia
16 2 (0.84%) ABAP
16 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (31.93%) Degree
2 18 (7.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.30%) CISSP
4 11 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.78%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.78%) MCSA
6 7 (2.94%) CEH
7 5 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.10%) GIAC
7 5 (2.10%) MCP
7 5 (2.10%) OSCP
7 5 (2.10%) PhD
7 5 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.26%) PMP
8 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.84%) CCSP
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.50%) QA
2 16 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.04%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.10%) SLA
5 4 (1.68%) GDPR
6 2 (0.84%) JTAG
6 2 (0.84%) MISRA
7 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.36%) pfSense
4 6 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.52%) KVM
4 6 (2.52%) Xen
5 5 (2.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) vCenter Server
2 6 (2.52%) Icinga
2 6 (2.52%) Nagios
3 5 (2.10%) Defensics
3 5 (2.10%) Nessus
3 5 (2.10%) Nexpose
3 5 (2.10%) Nmap
3 5 (2.10%) OpenVAS
4 4 (1.68%) Ansible
4 4 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.68%) SCCM
5 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.84%) Terraform
7 1 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.42%) Kibana
7 1 (0.42%) logstash
7 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.08%) VMware
3 16 (6.72%) Oracle
4 13 (5.46%) SAP
5 9 (3.78%) Talend
6 8 (3.36%) SonicWALL
6 8 (3.36%) WatchGuard
7 5 (2.10%) Codenomicon
7 5 (2.10%) Cognos
7 5 (2.10%) Google
7 5 (2.10%) HP
7 5 (2.10%) Tableau
8 4 (1.68%) Apple
8 4 (1.68%) Cisco
8 4 (1.68%) Sage
8 4 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.68%) Sophos
9 3 (1.26%) Perforce
10 2 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.84%) Informatica