Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 35 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.92% 7.34% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 8.53% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 57
Slough median annual salary £52,500 £35,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.85% -35.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £53,750 £78,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 545 457 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 92.22% 86.06% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 366 393 544
Slough median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £85,000
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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 Slough region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 22 (62.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Core
5 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
5 8 (22.86%) Change Management
5 8 (22.86%) .NET
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.86%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) MVC
5 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
5 8 (22.86%) LINQ
5 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (20.00%) Use Case
6 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (20.00%) DSDM
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall

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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) 2G
1 5 (14.29%) 3G
1 5 (14.29%) 4G
1 5 (14.29%) Node B
1 5 (14.29%) RNC
2 4 (11.43%) GSM
2 4 (11.43%) LTE
2 4 (11.43%) UMTS
2 4 (11.43%) WiMAX
2 4 (11.43%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) 5G
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.86%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.71%) Moq
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Publishing
6 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Designer
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Wireless Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Executive
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Core
1 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
1 8 (22.86%) LINQ
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (17.14%) WCF
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 1 (2.86%) Jinja
5 1 (2.86%) React
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Process Modelling
1 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Change Management
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
2 8 (22.86%) OO
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (20.00%) Business Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (20.00%) DSDM
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 7 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 7 (20.00%) Use Case
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 6 (17.14%) OOD
4 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 5 (14.29%) Huawei
3 4 (11.43%) Nokia
3 4 (11.43%) Nortel
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore