Period
to 20 August 2018

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

Problem-Solving
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 487 621 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 9.33% 10.97% 9.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.50% 12.32% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 375 494 563
Surrey median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,325 £23,300
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% -1.18%

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 4,637 5,039 6,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.80% 89.03% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,824 4,071 5,517
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +19 72 £42,750 +14.00% 10
Reigate +28 68 £54,000 +8.00% 10
Camberley +16 38 £45,000 +16.13% 2
Leatherhead -6 38 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Redhill -10 24 £26,500 -48.54% 1
Staines +4 20 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Woking -6 19 £36,500 -18.89% 5
Weybridge -2 15 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Horley - 14 £50,000 -
Egham -12 10 £47,500 +5.56%
Epsom -14 8 £38,750 +98.72% 2
Chertsey -11 4 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Lightwater - 4 £26,500 -
Virginia Water +1 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Dorking -10 3 £42,500 +88.89%
Farnham -20 3 £23,250 -41.88% 2
Cranleigh - 3 - - 3
Walton-on-Thames +14 2 £48,250 -
Esher -2 2 £22,500 +4.65%
Godalming -21 1 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Caterham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Shepperton - 1 - -
Thames Ditton - 1 £21,500 -
Whyteleafe - 1 £47,500 - 1
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 140 (28.75%) SQL
2 127 (26.08%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 102 (20.94%) SQL Server
6 94 (19.30%) ITIL
7 92 (18.89%) Windows
8 88 (18.07%) C#
8 88 (18.07%) Degree
9 82 (16.84%) .NET
9 82 (16.84%) Finance
10 76 (15.61%) HTML
11 72 (14.78%) JavaScript
12 70 (14.37%) Linux
13 64 (13.14%) SDLC
14 63 (12.94%) CSS
15 62 (12.73%) C
16 61 (12.53%) Oracle
16 61 (12.53%) Python
17 59 (12.11%) Scrum
18 56 (11.50%) Active Directory
19 49 (10.06%) Windows Server
20 48 (9.86%) OO
20 48 (9.86%) Software Engineering
21 47 (9.65%) Git (software)
21 47 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
22 44 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
23 42 (8.62%) Problem Management
23 42 (8.62%) Visual Studio
23 42 (8.62%) C++

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 15 (3.08%) IIS
2 13 (2.67%) Apache
2 13 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.85%) CMS
4 9 (1.85%) Confluence
4 9 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.64%) SAS
6 7 (1.44%) nginx
7 6 (1.23%) WordPress
8 5 (1.03%) DataSynapse
8 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.82%) Ethereum
9 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.82%) Hyperledger
9 4 (0.82%) MTS
9 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.62%) InVision
5 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Maximo
1 11 (2.26%) SAP CO
1 11 (2.26%) SAP FI
1 11 (2.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (2.05%) Primavera
2 10 (2.05%) SAP EHS
2 10 (2.05%) SAP HR
2 10 (2.05%) SAP MM
2 10 (2.05%) SAP PM
2 10 (2.05%) SAP QM
2 10 (2.05%) SAP SD
3 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.82%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.62%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.87%) Office 365
4 7 (1.44%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (1.23%) GitHub
5 6 (1.23%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.82%) NuGet
7 3 (0.62%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.21%) Google Play
9 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.21%) npm
9 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.21%) Serverless
9 1 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.54%) Firewall
2 24 (4.93%) Internet
2 24 (4.93%) LAN
3 23 (4.72%) Wireless
4 15 (3.08%) WAN
5 13 (2.67%) VPN
6 12 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.26%) Network Security
8 7 (1.44%) VoIP
9 6 (1.23%) SMS
10 4 (0.82%) BGP
10 4 (0.82%) DNS
10 4 (0.82%) HTTP
10 4 (0.82%) Intranet
10 4 (0.82%) MPLS
10 4 (0.82%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.82%) OSPF
10 4 (0.82%) VLAN
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.62%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.19%) Oracle Database
3 32 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 21 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (3.29%) MySQL
8 14 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.05%) GIS
10 10 (2.05%) Power BI
10 10 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.64%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.44%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.44%) SQLPlus
13 6 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 30 (6.16%) JIRA
4 20 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.08%) LabVIEW
6 13 (2.67%) Subversion
7 9 (1.85%) ProC
8 8 (1.64%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.44%) PVCS
9 7 (1.44%) Toad
10 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.82%) JUnit
12 4 (0.82%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.82%) MSTest
12 4 (0.82%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.62%) JMeter
13 3 (0.62%) Travis CI
General
1 82 (16.84%) Finance
2 21 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.11%) Electronics
3 20 (4.11%) Marketing
4 17 (3.49%) Retail
5 11 (2.26%) Automotive
6 10 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.23%) Advertising
8 5 (1.03%) Banking
8 5 (1.03%) Games
8 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Billing
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
10 3 (0.62%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (26.69%) Developer
2 58 (11.91%) Analyst
3 42 (8.62%) .NET Developer
4 41 (8.42%) C# Developer
5 40 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 35 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 26 (5.34%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) SQL Developer
8 26 (5.34%) Support Engineer
9 25 (5.13%) Junior
10 23 (4.72%) Desktop Support
10 23 (4.72%) IT Support
11 21 (4.31%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.31%) Consultant
12 19 (3.90%) Architect
12 19 (3.90%) Junior Developer
12 19 (3.90%) Network Engineer
13 17 (3.49%) Field Engineer
13 17 (3.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (16.84%) .NET
2 76 (15.61%) HTML
3 63 (12.94%) CSS
4 37 (7.60%) XML
5 35 (7.19%) Web Services
6 30 (6.16%) SOAP
7 27 (5.54%) .NET Framework
7 27 (5.54%) WCF
8 24 (4.93%) REST
9 21 (4.31%) ASP.NET
10 19 (3.90%) Middleware
11 17 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (3.29%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.29%) WPF
13 15 (3.08%) jQuery
13 15 (3.08%) Spring
14 13 (2.67%) HTML5
14 13 (2.67%) J2EE
14 13 (2.67%) WF
15 12 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 127 (26.08%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 38 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 24 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.11%) Driving Licence
6 20 (4.11%) W3C
7 18 (3.70%) User Experience
8 15 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (2.87%) Fat Client
9 14 (2.87%) Thin Client
10 12 (2.46%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.26%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.64%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.44%) Wiki
14 6 (1.23%) Acoustics
14 6 (1.23%) CESG
14 6 (1.23%) NHS
15 5 (1.03%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 92 (18.89%) Windows
2 70 (14.37%) Linux
3 49 (10.06%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.93%) Unix
6 22 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.87%) AIX
8 13 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.03%) CentOS
11 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.41%) Android
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (19.30%) ITIL
3 64 (13.14%) SDLC
4 59 (12.11%) Scrum
5 48 (9.86%) OO
5 48 (9.86%) Software Engineering
6 47 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (8.62%) Problem Management
8 36 (7.39%) OOD
9 33 (6.78%) DevOps
9 33 (6.78%) TDD
10 32 (6.57%) MVC
11 30 (6.16%) Unit Testing
12 29 (5.95%) Analytics
12 29 (5.95%) E-Commerce
13 28 (5.75%) Kanban
13 28 (5.75%) Project Management
14 27 (5.54%) Business Analysis
14 27 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (5.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 140 (28.75%) SQL
2 88 (18.07%) C#
3 72 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 62 (12.73%) C
5 61 (12.53%) Python
6 42 (8.62%) C++
7 41 (8.42%) Java
8 37 (7.60%) PL/SQL
9 29 (5.95%) T-SQL
10 26 (5.34%) Perl
11 21 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 21 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.08%) Embedded C
13 14 (2.87%) VBA
14 12 (2.46%) VB
15 11 (2.26%) Ruby
16 10 (2.05%) Go
17 5 (1.03%) Scala
18 4 (0.82%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 88 (18.07%) Degree
2 30 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (4.52%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.11%) CCNA
5 20 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 19 (3.90%) MCSE
7 14 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.05%) CCNP
8 10 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.85%) MCSA
10 8 (1.64%) JNCIA
11 7 (1.44%) PhD
12 6 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.23%) CCIE
12 6 (1.23%) MCITP
13 5 (1.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.72%) QA
2 12 (2.46%) SLA
3 7 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.23%) GDPR
4 6 (1.23%) GPG13
5 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.13%) Docker
3 18 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.05%) Firmware
6 7 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.03%) KVM
9 4 (0.82%) ACF2
9 4 (0.82%) LXC
9 4 (0.82%) RACF
9 4 (0.82%) vSphere
9 4 (0.82%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.21%) XenApp
10 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.87%) Puppet
2 11 (2.26%) Ansible
2 11 (2.26%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.03%) HP ALM
5 5 (1.03%) SCCM
6 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.41%) Xymon
6 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.53%) Oracle
3 30 (6.16%) Cisco
4 26 (5.34%) VMware
5 17 (3.49%) Citrix
5 17 (3.49%) TOWER Software
6 13 (2.67%) Intel
6 13 (2.67%) SAP
7 9 (1.85%) HP
8 8 (1.64%) Google
9 7 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.44%) Snow
10 6 (1.23%) Apple
10 6 (1.23%) Tableau
10 6 (1.23%) Veeam
11 5 (1.03%) Adobe
11 5 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.82%) F5
13 3 (0.62%) IBM
13 3 (0.62%) Screaming Frog