Period
to 16 November 2018

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

Problem-Solving
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 39 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 29.32% 14.29% 16.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.91% 17.33% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 15
Plymouth median annual salary £29,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.06% +2.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,850 £40,025 £37,500
Devon median annual salary £34,500 £38,386 £34,500
% change year-on-year -10.12% +11.26% +38.00%

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 Plymouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Plymouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 115 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 86.47% 82.42% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 93
Plymouth median annual salary £35,500 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.55% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,925 £23,150
90th Percentile £55,125 £51,250 £53,750
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +1.45%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Plymouth

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 16 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 28 (71.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (43.59%) Degree
3 15 (38.46%) MySQL
3 15 (38.46%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) Intranet
6 10 (25.64%) Middleware
6 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (25.64%) Identity Management
6 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
6 10 (25.64%) SCCM
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (23.08%) Apache
8 8 (20.51%) Project Management
8 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
8 8 (20.51%) Web Development
9 7 (17.95%) Prototyping
9 7 (17.95%) HTML5
9 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 7 (17.95%) LAMP
9 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) CSS
9 7 (17.95%) PHP
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.56%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) IT Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Data Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior IT Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Trainee
5 5 (12.82%) Trainee Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Middleware
2 7 (17.95%) CSS
2 7 (17.95%) CSS3
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) HTML5
2 7 (17.95%) LAMP
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (71.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.64%) Identity Management
3 8 (20.51%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Web Development
4 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Prototyping
5 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Coaching
6 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.82%) Storage Management
6 5 (12.82%) Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PHP
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) WSUS
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Ivanti
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle