Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 17 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 60 62 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 18.69% 14.32% 9.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.48% 15.09% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 38
Stockport median annual salary £30,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.92% +8.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £56,250 £42,500
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 Stockport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 308 411 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 95.95% 94.92% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 240 364 316
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,625
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Stockport

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Stockport

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Stockport over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
7 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (20.00%) ITIL
7 12 (20.00%) Cisco
7 12 (20.00%) Citrix
8 11 (18.33%) Cognos
8 11 (18.33%) .NET
8 11 (18.33%) C#
8 11 (18.33%) Marketing
8 11 (18.33%) Degree
8 11 (18.33%) VMware
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 10 (16.67%) Decision-Making
9 10 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (15.00%) Scrum
10 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (13.33%) Finance

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 7 (11.67%) Alfresco
1 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SAN
1 5 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) MySQL
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.33%) QlikView
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.67%) Big Data
8 1 (1.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.67%) Babel
3 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) GitLab
3 1 (1.67%) gulp
3 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.67%) Mocha
3 1 (1.67%) NUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 11 (18.33%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) IT Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Project Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) IT Support
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) IT Technician
5 5 (8.33%) Programmer
5 5 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 5 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Support Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 6 (10.00%) jQuery
4 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) Node.js
6 3 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (3.33%) CSS
7 2 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (1.67%) Express
8 1 (1.67%) HTML5
8 1 (1.67%) JSON
8 1 (1.67%) Nunjucks
8 1 (1.67%) React
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) Sass
8 1 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.00%) Life Science
4 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.33%) LIMS
4 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.33%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.33%) Linux
5 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Android
7 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.00%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 9 (15.00%) Scrum
7 7 (11.67%) Project Management
7 7 (11.67%) Web Development
8 6 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (10.00%) Data Management
8 6 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) OWASP
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.00%) User Stories
8 6 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) ES6
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.67%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco
2 12 (20.00%) Citrix
3 11 (18.33%) Cognos
3 11 (18.33%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) Apple
4 7 (11.67%) IBM
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (6.67%) Ivanti