Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 392 258 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.46% 9.55% 13.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.69% 10.71% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 288 198 282
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.64% -1.19%
10th Percentile £28,850 £23,458 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,150 £60,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -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 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 2,864 2,410 2,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 91.01% 89.19% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,433 1,971 2,309
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Abingdon 0 134 £48,750 +40.29% 8
Oxford -7 94 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Wallingford +1 28 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Banbury +15 19 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Thame -9 19 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bicester +10 10 £33,500 -19.28% 1
Kidlington - 8 £60,000 -
Witney +8 4 £43,750 -0.57% 2
Henley-on-Thames -1 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 206 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (31.12%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (30.10%) Python
4 111 (28.32%) C#
4 111 (28.32%) Windows
5 102 (26.02%) SQL Server
5 102 (26.02%) Test Automation
6 100 (25.51%) JavaScript
7 97 (24.74%) Linux
8 94 (23.98%) Sophos
9 87 (22.19%) Java
10 83 (21.17%) C++
11 82 (20.92%) Microsoft
12 72 (18.37%) Software Engineering
13 71 (18.11%) .NET
13 71 (18.11%) SQL
14 68 (17.35%) Degree
15 63 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
16 62 (15.82%) Scrum
17 60 (15.31%) MVC
18 55 (14.03%) ASP.NET
18 55 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 55 (14.03%) Mentoring
19 53 (13.52%) AngularJS
19 53 (13.52%) HTML
20 50 (12.76%) Web Services
20 50 (12.76%) TDD
21 48 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
22 45 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
23 42 (10.71%) OO

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 (2.30%) CMS
1 9 (2.30%) Confluence
2 6 (1.53%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.53%) IIS
3 4 (1.02%) Apache
3 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.51%) Tornado
6 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 19 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) InVision
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.02%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 63 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (3.83%) Office 365
5 11 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.81%) Slack
6 6 (1.53%) SaaS
7 5 (1.28%) PaaS
8 4 (1.02%) G Suite
9 3 (0.77%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.51%) IaaS
11 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.44%) Internet
2 25 (6.38%) DNS
3 15 (3.83%) HTTP
4 14 (3.57%) Firewall
5 12 (3.06%) Hyperconnected
6 10 (2.55%) SSL
6 10 (2.55%) Wireshark
7 9 (2.30%) Broadband
7 9 (2.30%) Ethernet
7 9 (2.30%) MPLS
8 8 (2.04%) IPv6
8 8 (2.04%) SMTP
9 6 (1.53%) BGP
9 6 (1.53%) DHCP
9 6 (1.53%) WAN
9 6 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.28%) LAN
10 5 (1.28%) Network Security
10 5 (1.28%) VoIP
10 5 (1.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.63%) Big Data
3 24 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.34%) MySQL
6 16 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.06%) Data Mining
8 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.53%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.77%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 38 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.40%) JIRA
3 27 (6.89%) Subversion
4 19 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.59%) WinDbg
6 12 (3.06%) Bugzilla
6 12 (3.06%) Trac
7 9 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.30%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.04%) Babel
8 8 (2.04%) gulp
8 8 (2.04%) IDA Disassembler
8 8 (2.04%) OllyDbg
8 8 (2.04%) TestRail
9 6 (1.53%) Selenium
9 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.28%) GitLab
10 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.02%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.51%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (10.20%) Finance
2 33 (8.42%) Games
3 19 (4.85%) Marketing
4 18 (4.59%) Publishing
5 8 (2.04%) Automotive
5 8 (2.04%) Retail
6 6 (1.53%) Advertising
6 6 (1.53%) Back Office
6 6 (1.53%) Legal
7 5 (1.28%) Electronics
7 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.02%) Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (32.40%) Developer
2 50 (12.76%) C# Developer
3 41 (10.46%) Software Engineer
4 39 (9.95%) Analyst
4 39 (9.95%) Software Developer
5 35 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (7.14%) Architect
7 28 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (6.89%) Web Developer
9 22 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
9 22 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 22 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.61%) SQL Developer
9 22 (5.61%) SQL Server Developer
10 19 (4.85%) C# Web Developer
11 18 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.08%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.11%) .NET
2 55 (14.03%) ASP.NET
3 53 (13.52%) AngularJS
3 53 (13.52%) HTML
4 50 (12.76%) Web Services
5 41 (10.46%) CSS
6 34 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (7.14%) jQuery
9 21 (5.36%) RESTful
10 19 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (4.34%) WCF
12 17 (4.34%) XML
13 16 (4.08%) HTML5
14 14 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (3.57%) Backbone.js
15 12 (3.06%) JSON
15 12 (3.06%) Marionette.js
16 11 (2.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 122 (31.12%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.08%) User Experience
5 13 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.55%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.55%) Fintech
6 10 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.55%) Replication
7 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.04%) Blog
8 8 (2.04%) Spread Betting
9 6 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.28%) Clustering
10 5 (1.28%) Life Science
10 5 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 111 (28.32%) Windows
2 97 (24.74%) Linux
3 33 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.87%) Windows 7
5 18 (4.59%) Unix
6 17 (4.34%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.55%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (26.02%) Test Automation
3 72 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 62 (15.82%) Scrum
5 60 (15.31%) MVC
6 55 (14.03%) Mentoring
7 50 (12.76%) TDD
8 48 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (10.71%) OO
11 40 (10.20%) Regression Testing
12 38 (9.69%) Web Development
13 35 (8.93%) Coaching
14 34 (8.67%) Pair Programming
15 32 (8.16%) Migration
16 30 (7.65%) DevOps
17 29 (7.40%) OOP
18 28 (7.14%) SOA
19 27 (6.89%) BDD
19 27 (6.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 118 (30.10%) Python
2 111 (28.32%) C#
3 100 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 87 (22.19%) Java
5 83 (21.17%) C++
6 71 (18.11%) SQL
7 30 (7.65%) C
7 30 (7.65%) PowerShell
8 28 (7.14%) Perl
9 14 (3.57%) R
10 12 (3.06%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.55%) VBScript
12 9 (2.30%) ES6
12 9 (2.30%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.28%) PHP
14 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.77%) Ruby
16 2 (0.51%) Julia
Qualifications
1 68 (17.35%) Degree
2 14 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.04%) MBA
4 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.28%) CCIE
5 5 (1.28%) CCNP
5 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.28%) MCTS
6 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.77%) CCENT
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 3 (0.77%) CISA
6 3 (0.77%) CISM
6 3 (0.77%) CISSP
6 3 (0.77%) PhD
7 2 (0.51%) CWNA
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.87%) QA
2 11 (2.81%) SLA
3 9 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.79%) GDPR
6 3 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.77%) GCP
6 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.61%) Hyper-V
3 21 (5.36%) Docker
4 8 (2.04%) KVM
4 8 (2.04%) VirtualBox
4 8 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.26%) NFS
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (5.10%) Puppet
2 9 (2.30%) Ansible
3 5 (1.28%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.28%) SCCM
4 4 (1.02%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 94 (23.98%) Sophos
2 82 (20.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.36%) Google
3 21 (5.36%) Perforce
4 16 (4.08%) Cisco
5 14 (3.57%) SAP
6 10 (2.55%) Oracle
6 10 (2.55%) Progress
7 8 (2.04%) Cadence
7 8 (2.04%) Cognos
7 8 (2.04%) Tableau
8 7 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.53%) Aerohive Networks
9 6 (1.53%) Juniper
9 6 (1.53%) Sage
10 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.02%) Capita
11 4 (1.02%) IBM
11 4 (1.02%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.02%) Splunk