Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +102
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,000 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% +21.88% -50.00%

Innovative Thinking 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 574 945 1,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.82% 87.10% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 512 790 872
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,025 £21,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,325 £59,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,632
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.37% -3.26%

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Innovative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in Staffordshire

Innovative Thinking
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Innovative Thinking in Staffordshire

Innovative Thinking
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 9 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £42,000 - 2
Innovative Thinking
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Innovative Thinking.

1 10 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 10 (100.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (90.00%) Data Science
2 9 (90.00%) PhD
2 9 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (90.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (70.00%) R
4 7 (70.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (70.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (70.00%) MATLAB
4 7 (70.00%) C
4 7 (70.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) C++
4 7 (70.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Economics
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Innovative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
General
1 9 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Data Scientist
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Analytics
1 10 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (90.00%) Data Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) Data Science
3 7 (70.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Economics
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) MATLAB
1 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Degree