Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Surrey
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 20 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 147 392 497
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 8.83% 9.24% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.79% 9.97% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 126 349 375
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £69,000 £66,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.38%

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 3,930 4,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 90.15% 92.62% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 3,236 3,924
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,628 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.72% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,075
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -2 33 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Staines +8 15 £45,000 -31.82%
Woking +14 14 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Redhill +10 13 £27,500 -50.00% 2
Egham +16 12 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Reigate +9 12 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Chertsey +9 9 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Farnham +16 3 £50,000 -31.03%
Godalming +4 3 £31,250 -37.50%
Epsom +2 2 £42,750 +35.71% 1
Banstead +2 2 £80,000 +52.38%
Dorking 0 2 £23,000 +2.22%
Leatherhead +20 1 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Esher 0 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Camberley -1 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 1 - - 1
Tadworth - 1 £80,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 68 (46.26%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.45%) SQL
4 31 (21.09%) Java
5 29 (19.73%) Windows
6 27 (18.37%) C#
7 24 (16.33%) Web Services
7 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.33%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.33%) REST
8 22 (14.97%) Azure
8 22 (14.97%) Linux
9 21 (14.29%) Scrum
10 20 (13.61%) Degree
11 19 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 18 (12.24%) Mentoring
13 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
13 17 (11.56%) Python
13 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
13 17 (11.56%) Finance
14 16 (10.88%) JUnit
15 15 (10.20%) C++
15 15 (10.20%) HTML
15 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
15 15 (10.20%) Incident Management
15 15 (10.20%) DevOps
15 15 (10.20%) Android
16 14 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (9.52%) AWS
16 14 (9.52%) Continuous 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 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (1.36%) Apache
3 2 (1.36%) Confluence
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.97%) Azure
2 14 (9.52%) AWS
3 10 (6.80%) Office 365
4 9 (6.12%) SaaS
5 6 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.40%) Serverless
7 4 (2.72%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (2.04%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.36%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.36%) GCP
9 2 (1.36%) IaaS
9 2 (1.36%) Kong
9 2 (1.36%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.36%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.36%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) DNS
2 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.44%) Firewall
4 7 (4.76%) VPN
5 6 (4.08%) DHCP
5 6 (4.08%) HTTP
6 5 (3.40%) DMZ
6 5 (3.40%) IPv4
6 5 (3.40%) VLAN
7 4 (2.72%) Internet
7 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.36%) FTP
8 2 (1.36%) LAN
8 2 (1.36%) Skype
8 2 (1.36%) SMTP
8 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.36%) Wireless
9 1 (0.68%) NAS
9 1 (0.68%) Network Security
9 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.72%) Big Data
4 3 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.36%) Power BI
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) JUnit
2 14 (9.52%) Gradle
3 12 (8.16%) Android Studio
3 12 (8.16%) Mockito
4 9 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.12%) JIRA
5 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.76%) Selenium
7 5 (3.40%) git-flow
7 5 (3.40%) TestComplete
8 4 (2.72%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.72%) JMeter
8 4 (2.72%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.36%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.68%) TestRail
General
1 17 (11.56%) Finance
2 12 (8.16%) Retail
3 8 (5.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.08%) Games
5 5 (3.40%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Back Office
7 2 (1.36%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.49%) Developer
2 12 (8.16%) Android Developer
2 12 (8.16%) Software Engineer
3 10 (6.80%) Analyst
3 10 (6.80%) IT Support
4 9 (6.12%) Junior
5 7 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (4.08%) Programmer
6 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Administrator
7 5 (3.40%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (3.40%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) REST
1 24 (16.33%) Web Services
2 15 (10.20%) HTML
3 14 (9.52%) .NET
3 14 (9.52%) XML
4 12 (8.16%) JSON
4 12 (8.16%) Material Design
4 12 (8.16%) Spring
5 11 (7.48%) Dagger
5 11 (7.48%) GraphQL
5 11 (7.48%) OAuth
5 11 (7.48%) OAuth2
5 11 (7.48%) Protocol Buffers
5 11 (7.48%) Retrofit
5 11 (7.48%) RxJava
6 10 (6.80%) CSS
7 6 (4.08%) Node.js
7 6 (4.08%) Sensu
7 6 (4.08%) SOAP
7 6 (4.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 68 (46.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) LIMS
3 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.72%) User Experience
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.68%) Animation
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 22 (14.97%) Linux
3 15 (10.20%) Android
4 13 (8.84%) Unix
5 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.72%) CentOS
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (14.29%) Scrum
4 19 (12.93%) Test Automation
5 18 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
7 15 (10.20%) DevOps
7 15 (10.20%) Incident Management
8 14 (9.52%) Android Development
8 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.84%) Decision-Making
9 13 (8.84%) Project Management
9 13 (8.84%) Service Management
10 12 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (8.16%) ITSM
10 12 (8.16%) MVVM
10 12 (8.16%) SDLC
10 12 (8.16%) Validation
11 11 (7.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.45%) SQL
2 31 (21.09%) Java
3 27 (18.37%) C#
4 17 (11.56%) Python
5 15 (10.20%) C++
5 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.84%) Kotlin
7 11 (7.48%) C
8 6 (4.08%) Perl
9 5 (3.40%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.40%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.72%) Lua
10 4 (2.72%) PHP
10 4 (2.72%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.04%) Java 8
12 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.36%) Scala
12 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.40%) PhD
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.36%) ISEB
5 2 (1.36%) MCITP
5 2 (1.36%) MCP
5 2 (1.36%) MCSA
5 2 (1.36%) MCSE
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) QA
2 8 (5.44%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) GDPR
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.68%) GMP
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.84%) Docker
3 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Ansible
2 6 (4.08%) Nagios
2 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.08%) Puppet
2 6 (4.08%) SCCM
2 6 (4.08%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle
3 5 (3.40%) Actian
4 4 (2.72%) Dell
4 4 (2.72%) EMC
4 4 (2.72%) HP
4 4 (2.72%) IBM
4 4 (2.72%) Sun
5 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.04%) Google
5 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.04%) Snow
6 2 (1.36%) Autodesk
6 2 (1.36%) Forcepoint
6 2 (1.36%) Samsung
6 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco
7 1 (0.68%) Mitel