Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 8 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 10.81% 26.15% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 29.82% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 9
Torfaen median annual salary £35,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.41% +13.33% -24.05%
10th Percentile £25,100 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,000 £32,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +18.06% -2.70% -

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 68 57 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 91.89% 87.69% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 129
Torfaen median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,400 £25,913 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £49,350 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Torfaen over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 25 May 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
Cwmbran 0 8 £35,500 +4.41%
Problem-Solving
South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Express
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) TypeScript

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Express
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter