Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 50 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.85% 8.50% 8.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 9.66% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 75
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -31.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,075 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,000 £78,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +7.95%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 575 611 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 90.27% 88.04% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 411 530 689
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Slough

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Slough

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Slough over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 33 (66.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (34.00%) OO
7 16 (32.00%) .NET
7 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 16 (32.00%) CSS
7 16 (32.00%) MVC
7 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (30.00%) C#
8 15 (30.00%) HTML
8 15 (30.00%) OOD
9 14 (28.00%) IIS
9 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (24.00%) Change Management
10 12 (24.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.00%) Business Change Management
11 11 (22.00%) Workshop Facilitation
12 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
12 10 (20.00%) Entity Framework
12 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (20.00%) LINQ
13 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (16.00%) Use Case

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 14 (28.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) 2G
1 3 (6.00%) 3G
1 3 (6.00%) 4G
1 3 (6.00%) GSM
1 3 (6.00%) LTE
1 3 (6.00%) Node B
1 3 (6.00%) RNC
1 3 (6.00%) UMTS
1 3 (6.00%) WiMAX
1 3 (6.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) SMS
2 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.00%) Big Data
7 1 (2.00%) Power BI
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.00%) Moq
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.00%) Legal
3 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Designer
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
1 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (32.00%) CSS
2 15 (30.00%) HTML
3 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 10 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 10 (20.00%) LINQ
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Core
5 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (16.00%) WCF
6 7 (14.00%) HTML5
6 7 (14.00%) Sass
6 7 (14.00%) XML
7 6 (12.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (66.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) OO
3 16 (32.00%) MVC
4 15 (30.00%) OOD
5 12 (24.00%) Change Management
6 11 (22.00%) Business Change Management
6 11 (22.00%) Workshop Facilitation
7 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (16.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 8 (16.00%) DSDM
8 8 (16.00%) ITIL
8 8 (16.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 8 (16.00%) Refactoring
8 8 (16.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (16.00%) Six Sigma
8 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (16.00%) Use Case
8 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) C#
4 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
1 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (6.00%) Huawei
2 3 (6.00%) Nokia
2 3 (6.00%) Nortel
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com