Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 21 25
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 174 116 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.08% 9.00% 8.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.06% 9.76% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 128 85 81
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £17,137 £26,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £68,944 £60,000 £50,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% +30.00% -14.29%

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 1,020 1,189 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.27% 92.24% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1,040 738
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,062
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.93% -0.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,524 £65,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 138 £45,000 +23.29% 34
Gateshead +13 11 £17,605 -70.66% 5
South Shields - 9 £17,605 -
Sunderland +8 8 £17,605 -45.83% 4
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Whitley Bay - 1 £17,605 -
Problem-Solving
North East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 95 (54.60%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (32.76%) Mentoring
4 46 (26.44%) Windows
5 39 (22.41%) SQL
6 38 (21.84%) Windows Server
7 37 (21.26%) Billing
8 36 (20.69%) HTML
9 34 (19.54%) Linux
9 34 (19.54%) ITIL
9 34 (19.54%) Active Directory
10 33 (18.97%) JavaScript
10 33 (18.97%) Microsoft
11 32 (18.39%) Coaching
12 31 (17.82%) Java
13 28 (16.09%) Degree
14 27 (15.52%) Service Management
15 26 (14.94%) Office 365
15 26 (14.94%) Git (software)
16 25 (14.37%) AngularJS
17 23 (13.22%) SLA
18 22 (12.64%) C#
18 22 (12.64%) Analytics
18 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (12.07%) PowerShell
20 20 (11.49%) Web Services
20 20 (11.49%) Migration
21 19 (10.92%) MVC
22 18 (10.34%) XSLT
22 18 (10.34%) Manufacturing

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.15%) Confluence
4 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.15%) WordPress
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.57%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.94%) Office 365
2 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.30%) npm
5 2 (1.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) LAN
2 4 (2.30%) WAN
3 3 (1.72%) DNS
3 3 (1.72%) Network Security
3 3 (1.72%) SSL
4 2 (1.15%) DHCP
4 2 (1.15%) Intranet
4 2 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Extranet
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.57%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) SNMP
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
1 7 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) MySQL
3 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.72%) Power BI
5 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.15%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.47%) JIRA
4 10 (5.75%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.60%) Selenium
6 6 (3.45%) Gradle
7 5 (2.87%) Grunt
8 4 (2.30%) Appium
8 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.30%) Protractor
8 4 (2.30%) Subversion
9 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.72%) Gatling
9 3 (1.72%) JMeter
9 3 (1.72%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.72%) Maven
10 2 (1.15%) GitLab
10 2 (1.15%) JUnit
11 1 (0.57%) gulp
11 1 (0.57%) Yeoman
General
1 37 (21.26%) Billing
2 18 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.30%) Finance
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (16.09%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Developer
3 17 (9.77%) Applications Architect
3 17 (9.77%) Architect
4 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) IT Support
6 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Senior Server Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Senior Server Support Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Server Support
6 12 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) IT Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.69%) HTML
2 25 (14.37%) AngularJS
3 20 (11.49%) Web Services
4 18 (10.34%) XSLT
5 17 (9.77%) CSS
6 11 (6.32%) jQuery
7 10 (5.75%) HTML5
8 8 (4.60%) CSS3
9 7 (4.02%) React
9 7 (4.02%) REST
9 7 (4.02%) Sass
10 6 (3.45%) Vue.js
10 6 (3.45%) XML
11 5 (2.87%) Node.js
11 5 (2.87%) Swagger
12 4 (2.30%) Angular 2
12 4 (2.30%) Django
12 4 (2.30%) Laravel
12 4 (2.30%) React Native
12 4 (2.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 95 (54.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.87%) User Experience
3 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.57%) BBC
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) Podcast
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.57%) Tandem
6 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.44%) Windows
2 38 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 34 (19.54%) Linux
4 18 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 15 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.72%) Unix
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.76%) Mentoring
3 34 (19.54%) ITIL
4 32 (18.39%) Coaching
5 27 (15.52%) Service Management
6 22 (12.64%) Analytics
7 20 (11.49%) Migration
8 19 (10.92%) MVC
9 18 (10.34%) Problem Management
10 17 (9.77%) SOA
11 16 (9.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (8.62%) Change Management
12 15 (8.62%) Scrum
13 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (7.47%) ITSM
15 12 (6.90%) Server Management
15 12 (6.90%) TDD
16 11 (6.32%) Test Automation
17 10 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.41%) SQL
2 33 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.82%) Java
4 22 (12.64%) C#
5 21 (12.07%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.77%) C++
6 17 (9.77%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.47%) Python
8 6 (3.45%) PHP
9 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.15%) C
10 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) ABAP
11 1 (0.57%) Java 8
11 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.09%) Degree
2 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.47%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (7.47%) MCSA
4 12 (6.90%) CISSP
4 12 (6.90%) MCSE
5 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.72%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.57%) CISM
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.57%) MCITP
8 1 (0.57%) MCP
8 1 (0.57%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.22%) SLA
2 14 (8.05%) QA
3 3 (1.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.17%) Docker
3 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) Terraform
2 3 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.20%) HP
3 15 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.05%) VMware
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle
6 4 (2.30%) BMC
6 4 (2.30%) BT
6 4 (2.30%) Cisco
6 4 (2.30%) Dell
6 4 (2.30%) Dynatrace
6 4 (2.30%) Meraki
6 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.72%) Juniper
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) Apple
8 1 (0.57%) EMC
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Sybase