Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Surrey
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 357 553 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 9.95% 12.20% 10.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 13.27% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 336 454 479
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £21,850
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £64,000
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% +2.50%

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 3,288 4,168 5,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 91.61% 91.95% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,791 3,486 4,380
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Surrey

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Surrey

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Surrey over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 -11 65 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Reigate +12 41 £45,000 -33.82% 17
Woking +7 38 £65,000 +1.56% 4
Staines +7 32 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Redhill -4 13 £44,750 -0.56% 5
Chertsey +7 11 £90,000 +63.64% 5
Egham +3 10 £120,000 +108.70% 2
Weybridge +3 10 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Camberley -13 8 £32,500 -31.58% 6
Cranleigh - 6 £21,000 -
Leatherhead +7 4 - - 4
Godalming -5 4 £35,750 -18.29%
Sunbury-on-Thames +6 3 £20,000 -61.17%
Walton-on-Thames -12 3 £50,000 -23.08%
Epsom -12 3 £32,500 -38.10% 1
Farnham +13 2 £30,000 -44.70%
Thames Ditton - 2 - -
Dorking -3 1 £22,500 -50.00% 4
Esher -5 1 £19,000 -53.66%
Tadworth - 1 £80,000 - 1
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 112 (31.37%) Degree
2 109 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (27.73%) Windows
4 90 (25.21%) Microsoft
5 60 (16.81%) ITIL
6 59 (16.53%) Linux
7 57 (15.97%) SQL
8 55 (15.41%) Finance
8 55 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (15.13%) Computer Science
10 50 (14.01%) TCP/IP
11 48 (13.45%) Windows 10
12 44 (12.32%) Project Management
13 43 (12.04%) Active Directory
13 43 (12.04%) Decision-Making
14 40 (11.20%) Cybersecurity
14 40 (11.20%) Software Engineering
15 38 (10.64%) C
16 37 (10.36%) C++
16 37 (10.36%) Java
17 35 (9.80%) Information Security
18 34 (9.52%) SC Cleared
18 34 (9.52%) Security Cleared
18 34 (9.52%) Office 365
18 34 (9.52%) Windows Server
19 33 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
20 32 (8.96%) Time Management
21 30 (8.40%) PowerShell
21 30 (8.40%) JavaScript
22 29 (8.12%) Firewall

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 17 (4.76%) Apache
2 13 (3.64%) IIS
3 9 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.24%) Confluence
5 6 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.12%) CMS
6 4 (1.12%) nginx
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.84%) Gliffy
5 3 (0.84%) Sketch
6 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.28%) InVision
7 1 (0.28%) Maya
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.52%) Office 365
2 27 (7.56%) Azure
3 22 (6.16%) AWS
4 18 (5.04%) SaaS
5 15 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (4.20%) Serverless
6 13 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (3.64%) Amazon S3
6 13 (3.64%) AWS Step Functions
6 13 (3.64%) Kong
7 8 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.24%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.12%) npm
8 4 (1.12%) Slack
9 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.84%) IaaS
9 3 (0.84%) PaaS
9 3 (0.84%) Trello
10 2 (0.56%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.01%) TCP/IP
2 29 (8.12%) Firewall
3 26 (7.28%) Network Security
4 25 (7.00%) Internet
5 22 (6.16%) DNS
6 17 (4.76%) DHCP
6 17 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 15 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (3.36%) LAN
8 12 (3.36%) WAN
9 11 (3.08%) SAN
10 10 (2.80%) Broadband
11 9 (2.52%) NAS
12 8 (2.24%) DSL
13 6 (1.68%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (1.40%) Skype
14 5 (1.40%) Wireless
15 4 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.64%) Amazon Aurora
3 9 (2.52%) MySQL
3 9 (2.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.24%) Big Data
5 7 (1.96%) Power BI
5 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.12%) QlikView
7 4 (1.12%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.12%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.88%) JIRA
3 18 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.24%) Gradle
4 8 (2.24%) Selenium
5 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.40%) Liquibase
6 5 (1.40%) TestComplete
7 4 (1.12%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.12%) Babel
7 4 (1.12%) JUnit
7 4 (1.12%) Maven
7 4 (1.12%) webpack
8 3 (0.84%) Ant
8 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.84%) Hudson
8 3 (0.84%) JMeter
8 3 (0.84%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.56%) Chocolatey
9 2 (0.56%) TestRail
General
1 55 (15.41%) Finance
2 24 (6.72%) Retail
3 14 (3.92%) Games
4 11 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.24%) Marketing
6 5 (1.40%) Legal
6 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.12%) Back Office
8 3 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Czech Language
9 2 (0.56%) Hebrew Language
9 2 (0.56%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.56%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (23.81%) Analyst
2 33 (9.24%) Service Analyst
3 30 (8.40%) Consultant
4 27 (7.56%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (7.00%) Software Engineer
6 23 (6.44%) Architect
6 23 (6.44%) Developer
7 20 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 19 (5.32%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.04%) C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (4.76%) IT Analyst
10 17 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (4.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 15 (4.20%) Embedded Engineer
11 15 (4.20%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 15 (4.20%) IT Support
11 15 (4.20%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (4.20%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 15 (4.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.16%) .NET
2 17 (4.76%) HTML
3 16 (4.48%) CSS
4 13 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (2.80%) REST
5 10 (2.80%) Spring
6 9 (2.52%) Web Services
6 9 (2.52%) XML
7 8 (2.24%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.24%) jQuery
7 8 (2.24%) JSON
7 8 (2.24%) Node.js
7 8 (2.24%) SOAP
8 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.68%) Apache NiFi
9 6 (1.68%) JSP
9 6 (1.68%) JSTL
10 5 (1.40%) HTML5
10 5 (1.40%) Kafka
10 5 (1.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 109 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.36%) iPad
5 11 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.80%) LIMS
7 9 (2.52%) EMC VNX
7 9 (2.52%) iPhone
8 8 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.24%) User Experience
9 7 (1.96%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.40%) Clustering
10 5 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.84%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 99 (27.73%) Windows
2 59 (16.53%) Linux
3 48 (13.45%) Windows 10
4 34 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.72%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (3.92%) Unix
7 12 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.52%) Mac OS
8 9 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.40%) CentOS
11 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.84%) Android
13 2 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.81%) ITIL
2 55 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (15.13%) Computer Science
4 44 (12.32%) Project Management
5 43 (12.04%) Decision-Making
6 40 (11.20%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (11.20%) Software Engineering
7 35 (9.80%) Information Security
8 32 (8.96%) Time Management
9 29 (8.12%) Test Automation
10 28 (7.84%) DevOps
11 23 (6.44%) SDLC
11 23 (6.44%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.16%) ITSM
13 21 (5.88%) Scrum
14 20 (5.60%) Analytics
15 19 (5.32%) CRM
15 19 (5.32%) Mentoring
16 17 (4.76%) TOGAF
17 15 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.97%) SQL
2 38 (10.64%) C
3 37 (10.36%) C++
3 37 (10.36%) Java
4 30 (8.40%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.40%) PowerShell
5 27 (7.56%) Python
6 24 (6.72%) C#
7 9 (2.52%) Perl
8 7 (1.96%) PHP
9 6 (1.68%) Java 8
10 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.84%) VB
13 2 (0.56%) Delphi
13 2 (0.56%) Ruby
13 2 (0.56%) VB6
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 112 (31.37%) Degree
2 34 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 34 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (5.04%) MCSE
7 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.68%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.68%) MCP
7 6 (1.68%) RHCE
7 6 (1.68%) RHCT
8 5 (1.40%) CCNP
9 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.84%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.56%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.56%) MCSA
10 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.84%) SLA
2 25 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.92%) QA
4 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) BS7666
6 1 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) GMP
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) P3O
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.48%) Docker
3 14 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.40%) Firmware
7 4 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.56%) LXC
9 2 (0.56%) vCloud
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.56%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.56%) vSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (5.60%) SCCM
2 16 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.08%) Ansible
4 8 (2.24%) Puppet
4 8 (2.24%) WSUS
5 6 (1.68%) cPanel
6 5 (1.40%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (1.40%) Nagios
6 5 (1.40%) SCOM
7 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.84%) AppManager
9 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.56%) Terraform
9 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.28%) SCSM
10 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 90 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.84%) Citrix
3 27 (7.56%) VMware
4 22 (6.16%) Oracle
5 16 (4.48%) Cisco
6 15 (4.20%) ServiceNow
7 13 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.36%) SAP
9 11 (3.08%) EMC
10 9 (2.52%) Adobe
10 9 (2.52%) Forcepoint
11 8 (2.24%) Apple
11 8 (2.24%) Autodesk
12 7 (1.96%) Ivanti
12 7 (1.96%) Virgin Media
13 6 (1.68%) IBM
13 6 (1.68%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.40%) HP
14 5 (1.40%) Polycom
14 5 (1.40%) Snow