Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 57 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 21.35% 11.11% 12.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.27% 11.69% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 54
Stockport median annual salary £26,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.07% -18.84%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,050 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,000 £41,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -

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 245 385 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 91.76% 95.06% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 210 347 362
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +12.58% +0.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,500 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Stockport

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) Citrix
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.58%) Cisco
4 16 (28.07%) Marketing
4 16 (28.07%) Decision-Making
5 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (26.32%) ITIL
5 15 (26.32%) VMware
6 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management
7 11 (19.30%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (17.54%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (17.54%) User Stories
8 10 (17.54%) Presales
8 10 (17.54%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (17.54%) PRINCE
8 10 (17.54%) Workflow
8 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (17.54%) IBM
8 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
8 10 (17.54%) Cognos
8 10 (17.54%) Retail
8 10 (17.54%) IT Governance
8 10 (17.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence

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 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) Alfresco
3 5 (8.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) VoIP
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.75%) NUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 16 (28.07%) Marketing
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) IT Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) 1st Line Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.28%) IT Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Project Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Support Technician
5 6 (10.53%) IT Support
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (8.77%) IT Technician
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
1 9 (15.79%) jQuery
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) Node.js
5 3 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) REST
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
6 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.77%) Android
6 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Decision-Making
2 15 (26.32%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) Project Management
4 10 (17.54%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (17.54%) Agile Project Management
4 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.54%) IT Governance
4 10 (17.54%) Presales
4 10 (17.54%) PRINCE
4 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.54%) User Stories
4 10 (17.54%) Workflow
5 7 (12.28%) CRM
6 6 (10.53%) Global Marketing
6 6 (10.53%) Server Management
7 5 (8.77%) Android Development
7 5 (8.77%) High Availability
7 5 (8.77%) iOS Development
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) C#
2 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.77%) MCP
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.04%) Terminal Server
4 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.53%) Terminal Services
6 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Citrix
2 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.32%) VMware
4 10 (17.54%) Cognos
4 10 (17.54%) IBM
5 9 (15.79%) Apple
6 6 (10.53%) Ivanti