Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 29 50 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.84% 10.59% 11.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 12.08% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 66
Shropshire median annual salary £32,640 £42,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.75% +19.01% -5.33%
10th Percentile £21,050 £22,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £49,250 £64,063 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 267 414 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 81.40% 87.71% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 155 285 501
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £21,600 £27,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,713 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,857 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.64% - -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -12 17 £31,320 -35.75% 17
Shrewsbury +18 10 £40,000 +100.00% 2
Market Drayton - 1 £22,500 -
Oswestry - 1 £26,500 -
Problem-Solving
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) Veeam
4 6 (20.69%) Office 365
5 5 (17.24%) APMP
5 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) DBS Check
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) ISEB
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 5 (17.24%) MCSE
5 5 (17.24%) CRM

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 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (3.45%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) IT Project Leader
2 5 (17.24%) Project Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Backend Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Platform Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Trainee
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) RESTful
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) CSS3
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) EDI
5 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.45%) OLE
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Android
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Android Development
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Decision-Making
3 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Groovy
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) APMP
1 5 (17.24%) DBS Check
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) HND
3 2 (6.90%) HNC
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) PowerHA
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Plesk
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Packer
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) Veeam
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec