Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 169 80 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.75% 8.64% 10.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.60% 9.57% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 155 70 97
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £35,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.87% -8.33% +11.43%
10th Percentile £17,137 £26,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,375 £54,250
North East median annual salary £43,653 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +19.60% -2.67% +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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,083 836 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.50% 90.28% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 904 734 822
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,896 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Tyne and Wear

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Tyne and Wear

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Tyne and Wear

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 142 £47,500 +28.38% 49
Sunderland 0 8 £17,605 -45.41%
Gateshead +18 6 £17,605 -39.29%
South Shields - 5 £17,605 -
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Whitley Bay - 1 £17,605 -
Problem-Solving
North East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.24%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (34.91%) Mentoring
4 58 (34.32%) HTML
5 55 (32.54%) JavaScript
6 47 (27.81%) SQL
7 44 (26.04%) Java
8 43 (25.44%) C#
9 38 (22.49%) Git (software)
10 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
11 32 (18.93%) Degree
12 31 (18.34%) MVC
12 31 (18.34%) Linux
13 29 (17.16%) Web Services
13 29 (17.16%) Scrum
14 27 (15.98%) Billing
14 27 (15.98%) Windows
15 26 (15.38%) C++
15 26 (15.38%) Migration
15 26 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (14.79%) Manufacturing
16 25 (14.79%) T-SQL
16 25 (14.79%) XSLT
16 25 (14.79%) SOA
17 21 (12.43%) Windows Server
18 19 (11.24%) HTML5
18 19 (11.24%) Coaching
18 19 (11.24%) Service Management
18 19 (11.24%) Software Engineering
19 18 (10.65%) TDD

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.96%) Confluence
2 5 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.78%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Office 365
2 9 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (3.55%) SaaS
4 4 (2.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.59%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Firewall
1 3 (1.78%) LAN
2 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) SMS
2 2 (1.18%) VoIP
2 2 (1.18%) VPN
2 2 (1.18%) WAN
3 1 (0.59%) DHCP
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.96%) MySQL
3 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) QlikView
6 2 (1.18%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.59%) DecisionStream
7 1 (0.59%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.59%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (22.49%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.10%) Cucumber
3 12 (7.10%) Selenium
4 10 (5.92%) Gatling
4 10 (5.92%) JMeter
4 10 (5.92%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.96%) JIRA
5 5 (2.96%) Subversion
6 4 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.18%) GitLab
7 2 (1.18%) Gradle
7 2 (1.18%) Maven
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.59%) Grunt
8 1 (0.59%) gulp
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.59%) ProC
8 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (15.98%) Billing
2 25 (14.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.96%) Automotive
3 5 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (1.78%) Advertising
4 3 (1.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Finance
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Analyst
2 26 (15.38%) Architect
3 25 (14.79%) Applications Architect
4 24 (14.20%) Developer
5 15 (8.88%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Support
7 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) IT Support
8 11 (6.51%) IT Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Senior Server Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Senior Server Support Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Server Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Server Support
8 11 (6.51%) Server Support Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.32%) HTML
2 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
3 29 (17.16%) Web Services
4 25 (14.79%) XSLT
5 19 (11.24%) HTML5
6 17 (10.06%) CSS
7 16 (9.47%) Node.js
8 13 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 11 (6.51%) Gherkin
10 9 (5.33%) Sass
11 8 (4.73%) jQuery
11 8 (4.73%) Spring
12 6 (3.55%) .NET
13 5 (2.96%) Django
13 5 (2.96%) Laravel
13 5 (2.96%) React
14 4 (2.37%) CSS3
14 4 (2.37%) JSON
14 4 (2.37%) RESTful
14 4 (2.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 68 (40.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.55%) User Experience
4 5 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Fintech
7 1 (0.59%) Podcast
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.34%) Linux
2 27 (15.98%) Windows
3 21 (12.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.55%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.96%) Unix
8 1 (0.59%) Android
8 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.91%) Mentoring
3 31 (18.34%) MVC
4 29 (17.16%) Scrum
5 26 (15.38%) Migration
6 25 (14.79%) SOA
7 19 (11.24%) Coaching
7 19 (11.24%) Service Management
7 19 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.65%) TDD
9 17 (10.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 16 (9.47%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.88%) Analytics
12 12 (7.10%) BDD
12 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (7.10%) Server Management
12 12 (7.10%) Web Development
13 11 (6.51%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.51%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (6.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.54%) JavaScript
2 47 (27.81%) SQL
3 44 (26.04%) Java
4 43 (25.44%) C#
5 26 (15.38%) C++
6 25 (14.79%) T-SQL
7 18 (10.65%) Python
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 7 (4.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.78%) Java 8
10 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.59%) ES6
11 1 (0.59%) Groovy
11 1 (0.59%) Korn
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) R
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (18.93%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.96%) MCSE
4 4 (2.37%) CISSP
5 3 (1.78%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.78%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.78%) MCSA
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CISM
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.59%) MCITP
7 1 (0.59%) MCP
7 1 (0.59%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
2 7 (4.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) GDPR
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) Docker
3 2 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.69%) VMware
3 11 (6.51%) HP
3 11 (6.51%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle
5 2 (1.18%) Apple
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco
5 2 (1.18%) Meraki
5 2 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) BMC
6 1 (0.59%) Citrix
6 1 (0.59%) Cognos
6 1 (0.59%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.59%) EMC
6 1 (0.59%) IBM
6 1 (0.59%) Mitel
6 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.59%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.59%) Zend