Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 14 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 3 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 5.17% 10.59% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 11.39% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Torfaen median annual salary £33,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.48% +22.06% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,400 £25,400 £29,000
90th Percentile £34,200 £77,500 £44,200
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +7.14%

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 Torfaen with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46 79 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 79.31% 92.94% 83.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 48
Torfaen median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,675 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,850 £55,375
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Torfaen

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Torfaen

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Cwmbran +1 3 £33,000 -20.48% 2
Problem-Solving
South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) TM Forum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Frameworx
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Frameworx
1 1 (33.33%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ivanti