Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 146 80 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.11% 10.97% 12.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.13% 12.18% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 135 67 120
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.81% +3.21%
10th Percentile £24,900 £27,300 £19,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £60,250
North East median annual salary £43,577 £37,500 £37,900
% change year-on-year +16.20% -1.06% +4.55%

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 1,112 657 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.21% 90.12% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 938 559 853
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% +1.07%
10th Percentile £22,229 £22,750 £24,200
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% -1.88%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 138 £45,000 +15.38% 35
Gateshead +5 6 £60,000 +106.90% 6
Sunderland -11 3 £35,000 +9.38% 2
Problem-Solving
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.41%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (39.73%) HTML
4 57 (39.04%) JavaScript
5 55 (37.67%) SQL
6 46 (31.51%) C#
6 46 (31.51%) Mentoring
7 45 (30.82%) Java
8 38 (26.03%) AngularJS
8 38 (26.03%) Git (software)
9 36 (24.66%) Degree
10 30 (20.55%) MVC
11 28 (19.18%) C++
11 28 (19.18%) XSLT
12 27 (18.49%) Web Services
12 27 (18.49%) Migration
12 27 (18.49%) Scrum
12 27 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (17.81%) Manufacturing
13 26 (17.81%) T-SQL
13 26 (17.81%) SOA
14 25 (17.12%) Linux
15 23 (15.75%) Software Engineering
16 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
17 19 (13.01%) HTML5
18 18 (12.33%) Python
18 18 (12.33%) Windows
19 16 (10.96%) Node.js
20 15 (10.27%) Test Automation
20 15 (10.27%) Greenfield Project

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 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.05%) Confluence
4 2 (1.37%) CMS
4 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.11%) SaaS
4 5 (3.42%) Office 365
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 2 (1.37%) NuGet
7 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.05%) FlexRay
3 2 (1.37%) HTTP
3 2 (1.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.16%) MySQL
4 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.37%) QlikView
7 2 (1.37%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 38 (26.03%) Git (software)
2 27 (18.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.48%) Selenium
4 7 (4.79%) Gatling
4 7 (4.79%) JMeter
4 7 (4.79%) LoadRunner
4 7 (4.79%) Subversion
5 4 (2.74%) JIRA
6 3 (2.05%) Grunt
6 3 (2.05%) gulp
6 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.05%) ProC
6 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.68%) Bower
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.68%) Toad
8 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (17.81%) Manufacturing
2 15 (10.27%) Retail
3 12 (8.22%) Finance
4 9 (6.16%) Advertising
5 8 (5.48%) Automotive
6 3 (2.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Back Office
7 2 (1.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (20.55%) Analyst
2 27 (18.49%) Architect
3 23 (15.75%) Applications Architect
3 23 (15.75%) Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.48%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Technical Leader
6 7 (4.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) Administrator
7 6 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (3.42%) IT Support
8 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Commercial Officer
9 4 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.73%) HTML
2 38 (26.03%) AngularJS
3 28 (19.18%) XSLT
4 27 (18.49%) Web Services
5 19 (13.01%) HTML5
6 16 (10.96%) Node.js
7 15 (10.27%) CSS
8 13 (8.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 9 (6.16%) Sass
10 8 (5.48%) Gherkin
10 8 (5.48%) React
10 8 (5.48%) Spring
11 6 (4.11%) .NET
11 6 (4.11%) jQuery
12 4 (2.74%) Django
12 4 (2.74%) Laravel
12 4 (2.74%) Vue.js
13 3 (2.05%) EJS
13 3 (2.05%) Express
13 3 (2.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 59 (40.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.79%) User Experience
4 4 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.05%) CAN bus
5 3 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.12%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
3 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.11%) Unix
5 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) Solaris
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) Fedora
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.51%) Mentoring
3 30 (20.55%) MVC
4 27 (18.49%) Migration
4 27 (18.49%) Scrum
5 26 (17.81%) SOA
6 23 (15.75%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.27%) Test Automation
8 14 (9.59%) TDD
9 12 (8.22%) Service Management
10 11 (7.53%) SDLC
10 11 (7.53%) Web Development
11 10 (6.85%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (5.48%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (5.48%) ITIL
12 8 (5.48%) Microservices
12 8 (5.48%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.79%) BDD
13 7 (4.79%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.04%) JavaScript
2 55 (37.67%) SQL
3 46 (31.51%) C#
4 45 (30.82%) Java
5 28 (19.18%) C++
6 26 (17.81%) T-SQL
7 18 (12.33%) Python
8 8 (5.48%) PHP
9 6 (4.11%) C
10 3 (2.05%) Java 8
10 3 (2.05%) Korn
10 3 (2.05%) Perl
10 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.37%) ES6
11 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.37%) VBScript
12 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.68%) R
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (24.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.05%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.05%) MCSE
4 2 (1.37%) CISSP
4 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.68%) CISA
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CISM
5 1 (0.68%) CITP
5 1 (0.68%) HND
5 1 (0.68%) MCITP
5 1 (0.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.05%) MISRA
4 2 (1.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) GCP
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) QRadar
1 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle
3 6 (4.11%) VMware
4 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco
5 3 (2.05%) HP
6 2 (1.37%) Apple
6 2 (1.37%) Epicor
6 2 (1.37%) IFS
6 2 (1.37%) Infor
6 2 (1.37%) Sage
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Tableau
6 2 (1.37%) Zend
7 1 (0.68%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.68%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.68%) Meraki
7 1 (0.68%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) WorldPay