Problem-Solving Jobs in the South East

Problem Solving
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East requiring Problem-Solving skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 2,562 1,557 3,596
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 15.33% 12.97% 15.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.71% 13.65% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 895 1,626
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £51,350 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.37% +2.70% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £62,938
90th Percentile £73,750 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

Problem-Solving falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the South East.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,691 11,404 21,555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 81.92% 95.02% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9,318 7,210 12,170
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +5.71%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the South East

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in the South East.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the South East

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the South East

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +5 1,080 £45,000 -12.37% 220
Surrey +4 524 £47,500 -13.64% 63
Hampshire +9 466 £50,000 - 162
Berkshire +2 420 £43,548 -29.19% 75
Buckinghamshire +6 377 £45,000 +10.30% 69
Oxfordshire +18 283 £42,500 -19.05% 76
Kent +3 228 £40,000 -5.88% 80
West Sussex +6 133 £60,000 +23.71% 41
East Sussex +3 87 £52,500 -4.55% 27
Sussex - 24 £50,000 - 5
Middlesex -22 7 £44,750 -47.35% 3
Problem-Solving
England

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (2.97%) Microsoft Exchange
2 73 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.25%) CMS
4 25 (0.98%) Apache
5 24 (0.94%) OpenStack
6 19 (0.74%) Confluence
7 16 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.51%) WordPress
9 6 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.20%) nginx
10 5 (0.20%) SAS
10 5 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.16%) Drupal
11 4 (0.16%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.12%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (0.12%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.078%) Mule
14 1 (0.039%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 262 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 256 (9.99%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.91%) Simulink
4 33 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.35%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.27%) Siemens NX
8 5 (0.20%) Sketch
9 3 (0.12%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.078%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.078%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.078%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.078%) Trello
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.039%) InDesign
11 1 (0.039%) Revit
11 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.41%) Siebel CRM
2 23 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (0.43%) Salesforce CRM
6 10 (0.39%) NEC Housing
7 7 (0.27%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.20%) Magento
8 5 (0.20%) Odoo
8 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.078%) Primavera
11 2 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.078%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 437 (17.06%) Azure
2 287 (11.20%) Microsoft 365
3 278 (10.85%) AWS
4 118 (4.61%) SaaS
5 109 (4.25%) GCP
6 70 (2.73%) Power Platform
7 60 (2.34%) Azure DevOps
8 50 (1.95%) GitHub
9 42 (1.64%) IaaS
10 40 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
12 34 (1.33%) Entra ID
13 33 (1.29%) Serverless
14 28 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
15 26 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
16 25 (0.98%) PaaS
17 23 (0.90%) Power Automate
18 20 (0.78%) Amazon S3
18 20 (0.78%) Azure Sentinel
19 15 (0.59%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 202 (7.88%) Firewall
2 111 (4.33%) DNS
3 84 (3.28%) DHCP
4 70 (2.73%) Wireless
5 59 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 57 (2.22%) VPN
7 55 (2.15%) LAN
8 53 (2.07%) WAN
9 38 (1.48%) VoIP
10 32 (1.25%) VLAN
11 30 (1.17%) SAN
12 26 (1.01%) Network Security
13 23 (0.90%) Internet
13 23 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (0.78%) 5G
14 20 (0.78%) OSPF
15 17 (0.66%) Broadband
16 15 (0.59%) 4G
16 15 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.20%) MySQL
3 75 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (2.81%) BigQuery
4 72 (2.81%) Looker
5 50 (1.95%) Power BI
6 46 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 46 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 44 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 36 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 36 (1.41%) Siebel EIM
10 32 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.01%) Power Query
12 19 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (0.74%) Big Data
13 18 (0.70%) Tableau
14 17 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.66%) Redis
15 15 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 126 (4.92%) Git
2 100 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 97 (3.79%) JIRA
4 35 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 30 (1.17%) GitLab
6 27 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (0.59%) TestRail
9 14 (0.55%) Subversion
10 13 (0.51%) Robot Framework
11 11 (0.43%) JMeter
11 11 (0.43%) Maven
11 11 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
12 10 (0.39%) Ant
12 10 (0.39%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (0.39%) Selenium
13 9 (0.35%) CMake
14 8 (0.31%) Gradle
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1,418 (55.35%) Social Skills
2 762 (29.74%) Analytical Skills
3 338 (13.19%) Finance
4 177 (6.91%) Organisational Skills
5 143 (5.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 132 (5.15%) Retail
7 112 (4.37%) Marketing
8 100 (3.90%) Manufacturing
9 95 (3.71%) Public Sector
10 93 (3.63%) Aerospace
11 89 (3.47%) Telecoms
12 71 (2.77%) Legal
13 70 (2.73%) Presentation Skills
14 63 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 62 (2.42%) Electronics
16 53 (2.07%) Billing
17 40 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
18 38 (1.48%) Police
19 37 (1.44%) Automotive
20 29 (1.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 357 (13.93%) Developer
2 335 (13.08%) Senior
3 255 (9.95%) Analyst
4 169 (6.60%) Architect
5 163 (6.36%) Lead
6 137 (5.35%) Coordinator
7 127 (4.96%) IT Support
8 126 (4.92%) Consultant
9 123 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 84 (3.28%) Support Engineer
11 78 (3.04%) Support Analyst
12 76 (2.97%) Project Manager
13 75 (2.93%) Senior Developer
14 68 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 67 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 59 (2.30%) IT Technician
17 57 (2.22%) IT Engineer
18 56 (2.19%) Systems Engineer
19 55 (2.15%) .NET Developer
20 54 (2.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (7.30%) HTML
2 181 (7.06%) .NET
3 162 (6.32%) CSS
4 89 (3.47%) React
5 73 (2.85%) XML
6 55 (2.15%) Web Services
7 45 (1.76%) AngularJS
8 44 (1.72%) REST
9 42 (1.64%) JSON
9 42 (1.64%) SOAP
10 41 (1.60%) RESTful
10 41 (1.60%) Spring
11 40 (1.56%) HTML5
12 36 (1.41%) ASP.NET
13 31 (1.21%) .NET Core
14 30 (1.17%) .NET Framework
15 29 (1.13%) Vue
16 28 (1.09%) Node.js
17 25 (0.98%) CSS3
18 24 (0.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 378 (14.75%) Self-Motivation
2 196 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 94 (3.67%) Algorithms
4 89 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 82 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 71 (2.77%) Product Ownership
7 60 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
9 44 (1.72%) IoT
10 42 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (1.64%) Onboarding
11 39 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 33 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.21%) NHS
14 30 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 30 (1.17%) Life Science
15 28 (1.09%) Blockchain
16 27 (1.05%) Cyber Threat
17 22 (0.86%) Mobile App
17 22 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 422 (16.47%) Windows
2 197 (7.69%) Linux
3 133 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 100 (3.90%) Windows 10
5 53 (2.07%) Windows Server 2019
6 42 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 32 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
8 31 (1.21%) Mac OS
8 31 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.17%) Unix
10 28 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.66%) Android
13 9 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.27%) VMS
15 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.20%) AIX
16 5 (0.20%) CentOS
16 5 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (18.23%) Agile
2 389 (15.18%) Customer Service
3 373 (14.56%) Project Management
4 344 (13.43%) Mentoring
5 300 (11.71%) DevOps
6 271 (10.58%) Computer Science
7 258 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 252 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 251 (9.80%) Decision-Making
10 249 (9.72%) Collaborative Working
11 201 (7.85%) Coaching
12 190 (7.42%) ITIL
13 175 (6.83%) Actionable Insight
14 157 (6.13%) CI/CD
15 147 (5.74%) Artificial Intelligence
16 144 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
16 144 (5.62%) Mathematics
17 131 (5.11%) CRM
17 131 (5.11%) Data Management
18 127 (4.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (12.61%) SQL
2 282 (11.01%) Python
3 227 (8.86%) JavaScript
4 223 (8.70%) Java
5 214 (8.35%) C#
6 169 (6.60%) C++
7 141 (5.50%) C
8 119 (4.64%) PowerShell
9 92 (3.59%) Bash
10 55 (2.15%) PHP
11 54 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 40 (1.56%) Fortran
12 40 (1.56%) TypeScript
13 33 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 28 (1.09%) Perl
15 22 (0.86%) Ruby
16 19 (0.74%) R
17 17 (0.66%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.62%) Go
18 16 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 713 (27.83%) Degree
2 375 (14.64%) Security Cleared
3 216 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 198 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 101 (3.94%) DBS Check
6 100 (3.90%) Master's Degree
7 78 (3.04%) DV Cleared
7 78 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (1.91%) PhD
9 47 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 29 (1.13%) HNC
12 28 (1.09%) AWS Certification
12 28 (1.09%) CCNA
13 27 (1.05%) CCNP
14 26 (1.01%) MCP
15 25 (0.98%) MCSE
16 23 (0.90%) NVQ Level 3
17 19 (0.74%) A+ Certification
17 19 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.87%) QA
2 123 (4.80%) GDPR
3 121 (4.72%) SLA
4 68 (2.65%) Data Quality
5 67 (2.62%) PMO
6 38 (1.48%) Accessibility
7 23 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.59%) Good Clinical Practice
9 15 (0.59%) IFRS
10 14 (0.55%) HIPAA
11 11 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 11 (0.43%) Software Quality Assurance
12 9 (0.35%) COSHH
12 9 (0.35%) ISO 13485
13 8 (0.31%) GxP
13 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.27%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 235 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 117 (4.57%) Docker
3 106 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.44%) Firmware
6 19 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.23%) vSphere
10 5 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.16%) HDFS
11 4 (0.16%) KVM
11 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.16%) XenApp
12 3 (0.12%) Ceph
12 3 (0.12%) GPFS
12 3 (0.12%) Lustre
12 3 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 108 (4.22%) Kubernetes
2 55 (2.15%) Ansible
3 49 (1.91%) SCCM
4 32 (1.25%) Terraform
5 26 (1.01%) Puppet
6 19 (0.74%) SCOM
7 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (0.59%) OpenSSO
7 15 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.43%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.39%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.35%) WSUS
11 8 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.27%) Autotask
12 7 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.23%) Functional Safety
13 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 729 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 156 (6.09%) Oracle
3 122 (4.76%) VMware
4 119 (4.64%) Google
5 75 (2.93%) SAP
6 74 (2.89%) Cisco
7 72 (2.81%) Salesforce
8 44 (1.72%) Xilinx
9 36 (1.41%) Siebel
10 30 (1.17%) IBM
11 29 (1.13%) Juniper
12 27 (1.05%) Fortinet
13 25 (0.98%) MuleSoft
14 23 (0.90%) Veeam
15 22 (0.86%) Citrix
15 22 (0.86%) Dell
15 22 (0.86%) WatchGuard
16 21 (0.82%) NEC
16 21 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 21 (0.82%) ServiceNow