Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 24 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.45% 10.10% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 11.82% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 20
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £16,250 £24,250 £22,150
90th Percentile £76,000 £42,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 219 347 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 77.11% 85.47% 91.72%
Number of salaries quoted 154 238 369
Shropshire median annual salary £36,750 £37,626 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +0.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,700 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Shropshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Shropshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Shropshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Shropshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Telford -9 14 £29,000 +1.75% 6
Shrewsbury +14 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Problem-Solving
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) MySQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Android Development
5 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 4 (16.67%) Change Control
5 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 4 (16.67%) Plesk
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
5 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) WordPress
5 4 (16.67%) Android
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) AIX

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CA Gen
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Platform Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Trainee IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) Trainee IT Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Trainee Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) CSS3
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) HTML5
1 4 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Android Development
1 4 (16.67%) Change Control
1 4 (16.67%) CRM
1 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Channel Management
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Contract Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VB6
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Plesk
2 1 (4.17%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) BEA
4 1 (4.17%) CommVault
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Pega
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods