Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 239 382 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.27% 12.53% 11.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.16% 13.86% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 192 268 184
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,025 £27,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,525
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.41% -

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 2,141 2,756 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 92.01% 90.42% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,798 2,252 1,866
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,025 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +16 116 £46,250 +15.63% 24
Abingdon -7 40 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Wallingford +7 16 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Witney +10 13 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Banbury -11 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Thame -4 8 £27,500 -38.89%
Henley-on-Thames +8 6 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Kidlington +9 4 - - 2
Bicester -5 1 £60,000 +71.43%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 74 (30.96%) Python
2 73 (30.54%) Java
3 58 (24.27%) Computer Science
4 57 (23.85%) Degree
5 55 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (22.59%) Windows
7 51 (21.34%) C#
8 50 (20.92%) SQL
8 50 (20.92%) Analytics
9 47 (19.67%) Mathematics
10 45 (18.83%) Data Science
11 43 (17.99%) C++
12 41 (17.15%) Software Engineering
12 41 (17.15%) Test Automation
13 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
14 37 (15.48%) Algorithms
15 36 (15.06%) Linux
16 31 (12.97%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (12.97%) Data Analysis
17 29 (12.13%) Scrum
18 28 (11.72%) C
19 27 (11.30%) Software Testing
20 26 (10.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 26 (10.88%) DNS
20 26 (10.88%) Active Directory
21 25 (10.46%) VMware
21 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
23 22 (9.21%) Microsoft
23 22 (9.21%) R

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 15 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.51%) Apache
3 5 (2.09%) Confluence
4 4 (1.67%) WildFly
5 3 (1.26%) CMS
5 3 (1.26%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (1.26%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.26%) WordPress
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.84%) IIS
6 2 (0.84%) Kentico
6 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) SAP MM
1 3 (1.26%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.93%) Office 365
4 6 (2.51%) iTunes
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.09%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.67%) SaaS
7 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.26%) IaaS
7 3 (1.26%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.42%) G Suite
9 1 (0.42%) Route 53
9 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.88%) DNS
2 21 (8.79%) DHCP
2 21 (8.79%) Firewall
3 13 (5.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.35%) VPN
5 7 (2.93%) Broadband
5 7 (2.93%) Internet
5 7 (2.93%) VoIP
6 6 (2.51%) ADSL
7 4 (1.67%) Network Security
7 4 (1.67%) Skype
8 3 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.84%) Intranet
9 2 (0.84%) SSL
10 1 (0.42%) BGP
10 1 (0.42%) HTTP
10 1 (0.42%) LAN
10 1 (0.42%) OSPF
10 1 (0.42%) WAN
10 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
1 21 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.60%) MySQL
4 10 (4.18%) Big Data
5 7 (2.93%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.09%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.67%) Power BI
9 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.84%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.35%) GitLab
3 7 (2.93%) Subversion
4 6 (2.51%) Selenium
5 5 (2.09%) JIRA
6 4 (1.67%) JUnit
7 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.26%) NUnit
8 2 (0.84%) Ant
8 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.84%) Maven
8 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.42%) Grunt
9 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (12.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (7.11%) Finance
3 13 (5.44%) Legal
4 10 (4.18%) Publishing
5 9 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.93%) Games
7 4 (1.67%) 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
8 3 (1.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (23.85%) Developer
2 42 (17.57%) Analyst
3 27 (11.30%) Test Engineer
4 26 (10.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 24 (10.04%) Administrator
6 20 (8.37%) Security Analyst
7 17 (7.11%) Graduate
7 17 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.44%) Graduate Test Engineer
8 13 (5.44%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.02%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.18%) IT Support
11 10 (4.18%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Java Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.95%) CSS
2 17 (7.11%) .NET
3 13 (5.44%) HTML
4 7 (2.93%) HTML5
4 7 (2.93%) Web Services
5 6 (2.51%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.51%) Swing
6 5 (2.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.09%) CSS3
6 5 (2.09%) jQuery
6 5 (2.09%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (2.09%) Node.js
6 5 (2.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (2.09%) UIMA
7 4 (1.67%) React
8 3 (1.26%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.26%) Java EE
8 3 (1.26%) Kafka
8 3 (1.26%) REST
8 3 (1.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.48%) Algorithms
2 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.86%) Private Cloud
4 13 (5.44%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.02%) Life Science
6 11 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (3.77%) User Experience
8 7 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.51%) iPhone
9 6 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.67%) BYOD
11 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.84%) Robotics
12 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.59%) Windows
2 36 (15.06%) Linux
3 24 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.95%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.18%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.35%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.93%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.84%) Android
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.27%) Computer Science
2 55 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.92%) Analytics
4 47 (19.67%) Mathematics
5 45 (18.83%) Data Science
6 41 (17.15%) Software Engineering
6 41 (17.15%) Test Automation
7 31 (12.97%) Data Analysis
8 29 (12.13%) Scrum
9 27 (11.30%) Software Testing
10 26 (10.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (8.37%) Project Management
12 19 (7.95%) Risk Management
13 18 (7.53%) Machine Learning
13 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.11%) ITIL
14 17 (7.11%) Time Management
15 16 (6.69%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.28%) Test Scripting
17 14 (5.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (30.96%) Python
2 73 (30.54%) Java
3 51 (21.34%) C#
4 50 (20.92%) SQL
5 43 (17.99%) C++
6 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
7 28 (11.72%) C
8 22 (9.21%) R
9 18 (7.53%) MATLAB
10 16 (6.69%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.44%) Perl
12 10 (4.18%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.93%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.84%) ABAP
14 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.84%) Java 8
14 2 (0.84%) PHP
14 2 (0.84%) Ruby
15 1 (0.42%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 57 (23.85%) Degree
2 19 (7.95%) PhD
3 16 (6.69%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.86%) CISSP
5 14 (5.86%) MCSA
6 10 (4.18%) CEH
7 7 (2.93%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.93%) GIAC
7 7 (2.93%) OSCP
7 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.26%) CCSP
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.26%) CISM
8 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.26%) PMP
8 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.26%) SAP Certification
8 3 (1.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) QA
2 11 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.35%) pfSense
5 6 (2.51%) KVM
5 6 (2.51%) Xen
6 5 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.84%) Docker
8 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.93%) Defensics
2 7 (2.93%) Nessus
2 7 (2.93%) Nexpose
2 7 (2.93%) Nmap
2 7 (2.93%) OpenVAS
3 6 (2.51%) Icinga
3 6 (2.51%) Nagios
4 5 (2.09%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.67%) SCCM
6 3 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.26%) SCOM
7 2 (0.84%) Ansible
7 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (10.46%) VMware
2 22 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.60%) Oracle
4 8 (3.35%) SonicWALL
4 8 (3.35%) WatchGuard
5 7 (2.93%) Codenomicon
5 7 (2.93%) Veritas
6 6 (2.51%) SAP
7 4 (1.67%) Cognos
7 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.67%) Sophos
7 4 (1.67%) Tableau
8 3 (1.26%) Apple
8 3 (1.26%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco
8 3 (1.26%) GUPTA
9 2 (0.84%) Google
9 2 (0.84%) Talend
10 1 (0.42%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.42%) Polycom