Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 62 76 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 16.36% 16.63% 8.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.13% 17.31% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 70 30
Stockport median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41% -1.45%
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,000 £21,925
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,250 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% 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 362 439 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 95.51% 96.06% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 279 394 278
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £20,400 £25,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,425 £55,375
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
5 15 (24.19%) Degree
5 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
6 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
7 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.35%) .NET
8 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 12 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (19.35%) Finance
9 11 (17.74%) VMware
9 11 (17.74%) Citrix
9 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (16.13%) QA
10 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (16.13%) C#
10 10 (16.13%) ITIL
10 10 (16.13%) Cognos
10 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (14.52%) Marketing
11 9 (14.52%) Scrum
11 9 (14.52%) Test Automation

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 5 (8.06%) Alfresco
1 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.45%) JBoss
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.61%) Babel
2 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) GitLab
2 1 (1.61%) gulp
2 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.61%) Mocha
2 1 (1.61%) NUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.45%) Publishing
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Analyst
1 11 (17.74%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) QA Tester
2 8 (12.90%) Software QA Tester
2 8 (12.90%) Software Tester
2 8 (12.90%) Tester
3 5 (8.06%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (8.06%) Consultant
3 5 (8.06%) DBA
3 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Programmer
3 5 (8.06%) Project Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 5 (8.06%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (8.06%) SQL DBA
3 5 (8.06%) Support Consultant
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
2 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) jQuery
4 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.45%) Java EE
5 3 (4.84%) Node.js
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
6 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 2 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (1.61%) Express
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5
7 1 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) Nunjucks
7 1 (1.61%) React
7 1 (1.61%) REST
7 1 (1.61%) Sass
7 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) Life Science
4 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.06%) LIMS
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.06%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (14.52%) Scrum
4 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.90%) Decision-Making
5 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
5 8 (12.90%) MVC
5 8 (12.90%) OWASP
6 7 (11.29%) Web Development
7 6 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (9.68%) Data Management
7 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.68%) Time Management
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
8 5 (8.06%) ERP
8 5 (8.06%) Information Management
8 5 (8.06%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.13%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) ES6
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.13%) QA
3 7 (11.29%) PCI DSS
4 5 (8.06%) Data Quality
4 5 (8.06%) ISO 9001
5 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.61%) Docker
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Citrix
2 11 (17.74%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Cognos
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Apple
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle
6 5 (8.06%) IBM
7 4 (6.45%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.23%) DocuSign
9 1 (1.61%) Capita