Period
to 23 January 2019

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

Problem-Solving
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 34 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 27.42% 12.50% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.48% 14.49% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 12
Plymouth median annual salary £29,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.06% +2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £36,100 £39,527 £37,500
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £38,886 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +19.65% +8.33%

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 108 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 87.10% 86.25% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 68 59 86
Plymouth median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £23,375
90th Percentile £53,625 £53,750 £53,750
Devon median annual salary £38,057 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.18% +17.14% +7.69%

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 23 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 27 (79.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (44.12%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) MySQL
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 10 (29.41%) Intranet
4 10 (29.41%) Middleware
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (29.41%) Identity Management
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 10 (29.41%) SCCM
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Data Structures
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) Apache
7 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
8 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.65%) Project Management
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) PHP
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) Workflow
9 5 (14.71%) LAMP
9 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) WSUS

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 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.88%) nginx
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.94%) Power BI
6 1 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) IT Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) PHP Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior IT Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Trainee
5 5 (14.71%) Trainee Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Data Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) CSS
2 5 (14.71%) CSS3
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) HTML5
2 5 (14.71%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (79.41%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (26.47%) Data Structures
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (29.41%) Identity Management
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Web Development
4 5 (14.71%) Coaching
4 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
4 5 (14.71%) Storage Management
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Workflow
5 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PHP
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Ivanti
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle