Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 62 74 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.53% 11.00% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.90% 12.37% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 74
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.88% -10.87%
10th Percentile £35,450 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year - -0.55% +0.56%

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 521 598 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 88.46% 88.86% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 428 505 730
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.49% +6.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,251 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% - -

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 42 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (59.68%) SQL
3 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
5 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
6 21 (33.87%) OO
7 20 (32.26%) .NET
7 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
7 20 (32.26%) MVC
7 20 (32.26%) .NET Framework
8 19 (30.65%) CSS
8 19 (30.65%) C#
8 19 (30.65%) HTML
8 19 (30.65%) OOD
9 18 (29.03%) IIS
9 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (27.42%) Finance
11 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
12 12 (19.35%) XML
12 12 (19.35%) TDD
12 12 (19.35%) HTML5
12 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
12 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
12 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (19.35%) Ansible
12 12 (19.35%) Web Application Development
12 12 (19.35%) Sass
12 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
12 12 (19.35%) TypeScript

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 18 (29.03%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) LAN
1 5 (8.06%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) BGP
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) H.323
2 3 (4.84%) OSPF
2 3 (4.84%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.61%) Big Data
8 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.61%) Power BI
8 1 (1.61%) QlikView
8 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.29%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.23%) Moq
3 2 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Legal
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Angular Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Software Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Configuration Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) .NET
1 20 (32.26%) .NET Framework
1 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
2 19 (30.65%) CSS
2 19 (30.65%) HTML
3 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
4 12 (19.35%) HTML5
4 12 (19.35%) Sass
4 12 (19.35%) XML
5 11 (17.74%) Angular 2
5 11 (17.74%) Silverlight
5 11 (17.74%) XSD
5 11 (17.74%) XSLT
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Core
6 9 (14.52%) Entity Framework
6 9 (14.52%) LINQ
7 7 (11.29%) .NET Core
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) AS400
2 5 (8.06%) iSeries
2 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Debian
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) OO
3 20 (32.26%) MVC
4 19 (30.65%) OOD
5 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
5 12 (19.35%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) Web Application Development
6 11 (17.74%) BDD
6 11 (17.74%) Business Change Management
6 11 (17.74%) Change Management
6 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (17.74%) Scrum
6 11 (17.74%) Web Development
7 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
7 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Business Process Modelling
8 8 (12.90%) Lean Six Sigma
8 8 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (12.90%) TOGAF
8 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (19.35%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) CCNP
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) GNVQ
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Ansible
1 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.84%) OSSEC
2 3 (4.84%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) VMware
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.06%) Citrix
3 5 (8.06%) Lotus
4 3 (4.84%) AlienVault
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Polycom
4 3 (4.84%) Sophos
5 2 (3.23%) Intel
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) hybris