Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Surrey
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 180 361 568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 10.67% 10.18% 12.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.99% 11.17% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 147 334 473
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £82,500 £66,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,501 3,231 4,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.97% 91.14% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 2,804 3,538
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,150 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Surrey

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Surrey.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Surrey

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Surrey over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Surrey

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. 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
Guildford -8 36 £60,000 +60.00% 13
Chertsey -4 17 £55,000 +10.00%
Staines +7 16 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Woking +7 10 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Egham +6 6 £62,500 -51.92%
Reigate +3 6 £35,337 -21.47%
Dorking +7 5 £57,500 +150.00% 1
Godalming - 5 £55,000 -
Leatherhead +20 4 £42,500 - 4
Redhill +11 4 £50,000 +0.50% 1
Camberley +4 4 £26,000 -38.82% 3
Epsom +14 2 £46,398 +42.76%
Weybridge +3 2 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Walton-on-Thames -17 2 £72,500 +34.88% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - - 1
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 92 (51.11%) Degree
2 80 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (27.22%) C#
5 48 (26.67%) Azure
6 44 (24.44%) Computer Science
6 44 (24.44%) SQL
7 42 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 40 (22.22%) DevOps
9 39 (21.67%) Linux
10 37 (20.56%) Finance
10 37 (20.56%) Self-Motivation
11 36 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 30 (16.67%) .NET
13 29 (16.11%) Project Management
14 28 (15.56%) Windows
15 25 (13.89%) SAP
15 25 (13.89%) Analytical Thinking
15 25 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
16 24 (13.33%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.33%) SDLC
17 22 (12.22%) Process Improvement
18 21 (11.67%) Relational Database
18 21 (11.67%) Web Services
18 21 (11.67%) Java
18 21 (11.67%) Business Analysis
19 20 (11.11%) Retail
19 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
19 20 (11.11%) Open Source
19 20 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (3.33%) Apache
2 5 (2.78%) JBoss
3 4 (2.22%) WordPress
4 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) InVision
4 1 (0.56%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (7.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (5.56%) SAP SD
3 6 (3.33%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.67%) Primavera
4 3 (1.67%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.67%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.67%) SAP PM
4 3 (1.67%) SAP PS
4 3 (1.67%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.67%) Azure
2 16 (8.89%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (7.22%) AWS
4 4 (2.22%) SaaS
5 2 (1.11%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) GCP
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) NuGet
6 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) Firewall
2 6 (3.33%) FTP
3 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.22%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.67%) DNS
6 2 (1.11%) DHCP
6 2 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) HTTP
7 1 (0.56%) NAS
7 1 (0.56%) Skype
7 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.11%) Big Data
6 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.11%) MySQL
6 2 (1.11%) Power BI
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) OLTP
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) Redis
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.44%) Selenium
2 9 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 9 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.89%) JIRA
5 6 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.33%) WinAutomation
6 5 (2.78%) InstallShield
6 5 (2.78%) WiX
7 4 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.67%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.67%) NUnit
8 3 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.11%) JMeter
9 2 (1.11%) Maven
9 2 (1.11%) Moq
9 2 (1.11%) MSTest
9 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (20.56%) Finance
2 20 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (3.89%) Electronics
3 7 (3.89%) Korean Language
3 7 (3.89%) Law
3 7 (3.89%) Marketing
4 6 (3.33%) Banking
5 5 (2.78%) Back Office
5 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.22%) Games
7 3 (1.67%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.67%) Military
7 3 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 48 (26.67%) Developer
2 31 (17.22%) Consultant
3 17 (9.44%) Analyst
4 14 (7.78%) Ruby Developer
5 11 (6.11%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.56%) ERP Consultant
7 9 (5.00%) Architect
7 9 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.44%) Business Architect
8 8 (4.44%) Business Solution Architect
8 8 (4.44%) QA Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Tester
9 7 (3.89%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.89%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.89%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.67%) .NET
2 21 (11.67%) Web Services
3 14 (7.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (6.11%) SAP Fiori
5 10 (5.56%) .NET Core
5 10 (5.56%) REST
6 9 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.00%) WCF
7 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.89%) RESTful
9 6 (3.33%) CSS
9 6 (3.33%) HTML
9 6 (3.33%) SOAP
9 6 (3.33%) XML
10 5 (2.78%) Ajax
10 5 (2.78%) jQuery
11 4 (2.22%) JSON
12 3 (1.67%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (20.56%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.33%) LIMS
5 14 (7.78%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.89%) Derivative
7 6 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.33%) Renewable Energy
7 6 (3.33%) User Experience
8 5 (2.78%) iPhone
9 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.11%) Analogue Electronics
10 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.11%) Replication
10 2 (1.11%) Social Media
11 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.67%) Linux
2 28 (15.56%) Windows
3 14 (7.78%) Unix
4 5 (2.78%) Android
4 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.44%) Computer Science
3 42 (23.33%) Test Automation
4 40 (22.22%) DevOps
5 36 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.11%) Project Management
7 25 (13.89%) Analytical Thinking
8 24 (13.33%) SDLC
9 22 (12.22%) Process Improvement
10 21 (11.67%) Business Analysis
11 20 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
11 20 (11.11%) Open Source
12 17 (9.44%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (9.44%) Mathematics
13 16 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (8.89%) ERP
13 16 (8.89%) Information Management
14 15 (8.33%) Data Privacy
14 15 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
15 14 (7.78%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.22%) C#
2 44 (24.44%) SQL
3 21 (11.67%) Java
4 19 (10.56%) C++
5 14 (7.78%) Ruby
6 13 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.22%) Python
7 8 (4.44%) C
8 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.89%) VBA
9 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.11%) Tcl
10 2 (1.11%) VC++
11 1 (0.56%) ABAP
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 92 (51.11%) Degree
2 25 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.56%) MCSE
5 9 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (4.44%) CCNA
6 8 (4.44%) CCNP
6 8 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.33%) ISEB
7 6 (3.33%) MBA
8 4 (2.22%) HND
9 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.67%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.11%) MCP
10 2 (1.11%) MCSA
11 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.56%) HNC
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.56%) PhD
11 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.11%) Docker
4 2 (1.11%) vSphere
4 2 (1.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Nmap
1 3 (1.67%) SCCM
2 2 (1.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (13.89%) SAP
2 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.22%) VMware
4 7 (3.89%) Oracle
5 6 (3.33%) Automation Anywhere
5 6 (3.33%) Blue Prism
5 6 (3.33%) UiPath
5 6 (3.33%) Xceptor
6 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.67%) Citrix
7 3 (1.67%) Dell
7 3 (1.67%) Google
8 2 (1.11%) Adobe
8 2 (1.11%) ConnectWise
8 2 (1.11%) EMC
8 2 (1.11%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.11%) Veeam
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Sun