Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 156 127 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.44% 12.50% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.51% 14.05% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 125 103 121
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% +10.53%
10th Percentile £24,850 £22,000 £23,359
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +5.88%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 843 904 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.83% 88.98% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 703 725 736
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,810 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Watford

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Watford

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Watford over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 74 (47.44%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (39.10%) SQL
3 44 (28.21%) Migration
4 41 (26.28%) HTML
5 40 (25.64%) C#
5 40 (25.64%) ETL
6 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 38 (24.36%) Data Quality
8 36 (23.08%) Windows
8 36 (23.08%) Data Migration
8 36 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (21.79%) Oracle
9 34 (21.79%) SQL Server
10 33 (21.15%) Microsoft
11 32 (20.51%) XML
12 30 (19.23%) TDD
13 29 (18.59%) SC Cleared
13 29 (18.59%) CSS
13 29 (18.59%) T-SQL
14 27 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (17.31%) Data Analysis
15 26 (16.67%) Java
16 24 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
17 23 (14.74%) VBA
17 23 (14.74%) PL/SQL
18 21 (13.46%) OO
18 21 (13.46%) Computer Science
18 21 (13.46%) Master Data Management
19 20 (12.82%) Reference Data

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (5.77%) JBoss
1 9 (5.77%) Tomcat
1 9 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
1 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.21%) Office 365
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.92%) GitHub
3 3 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) Firewall
2 8 (5.13%) DNS
2 8 (5.13%) SSL
3 4 (2.56%) ATM
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.56%) Network Security
3 4 (2.56%) VPN
4 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.92%) Wireless
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.28%) LAN
5 2 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) DHCP
6 1 (0.64%) DMZ
6 1 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.64%) IPsec
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (11.54%) MS Access
5 14 (8.97%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (3.21%) DB2
10 5 (3.21%) MySQL
11 4 (2.56%) Power BI
11 4 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.64%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) JIRA
2 9 (5.77%) Subversion
3 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.28%) gulp
4 2 (1.28%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.64%) Firebug
5 1 (0.64%) JMeter
5 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.64%) The Grinder
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Retail
3 8 (5.13%) Back Office
4 7 (4.49%) Marketing
5 4 (2.56%) Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (26.28%) Developer
2 21 (13.46%) SQL Developer
3 19 (12.18%) Consultant
3 19 (12.18%) ETL Developer
4 18 (11.54%) Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Support Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Data Consultant
6 16 (10.26%) Data Migration Consultant
6 16 (10.26%) Data Migration Lead
6 16 (10.26%) Migration Consultant
7 15 (9.62%) Data Migration Developer
7 15 (9.62%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (9.62%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 15 (9.62%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) IT Support
8 13 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.28%) HTML
2 32 (20.51%) XML
3 29 (18.59%) CSS
4 20 (12.82%) .NET
5 17 (10.90%) Web Services
6 15 (9.62%) .NET Framework
7 14 (8.97%) ADO.NET
7 14 (8.97%) Entity Framework
7 14 (8.97%) JSON
7 14 (8.97%) RESTful
8 13 (8.33%) XSD
9 12 (7.69%) SOAP
10 10 (6.41%) HTML5
10 10 (6.41%) J2EE
10 10 (6.41%) JSP
11 8 (5.13%) Spring
11 8 (5.13%) WSDL
12 6 (3.85%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.85%) Java EE
13 5 (3.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (47.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.82%) Reference Data
4 10 (6.41%) Fintech
5 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.92%) User Experience
8 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.28%) EPoS
8 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.28%) W3C
9 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.64%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.08%) Windows
2 15 (9.62%) Linux
3 14 (8.97%) Windows 10
3 14 (8.97%) Windows 7
3 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.13%) Unix
6 4 (2.56%) zOS
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.21%) Migration
2 40 (25.64%) ETL
3 36 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (19.23%) TDD
6 27 (17.31%) Data Analysis
7 21 (13.46%) Master Data Management
7 21 (13.46%) OO
8 16 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.62%) BDD
9 15 (9.62%) Data Mapping
9 15 (9.62%) MVC
9 15 (9.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 14 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (8.97%) OOP
11 13 (8.33%) Line Management
11 13 (8.33%) Project Management
12 12 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (7.69%) Time Management
13 11 (7.05%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (39.10%) SQL
2 40 (25.64%) C#
3 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.59%) T-SQL
5 26 (16.67%) Java
6 23 (14.74%) PL/SQL
6 23 (14.74%) VBA
7 13 (8.33%) C++
8 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.13%) Python
8 8 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.85%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (3.85%) PHP
10 4 (2.56%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.56%) COBOL
11 3 (1.92%) C
12 1 (0.64%) AWK
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.59%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.54%) Degree
4 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.85%) CCNA
6 5 (3.21%) MBA
6 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.21%) PMP
7 4 (2.56%) MCP
7 4 (2.56%) MCSA
7 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.92%) CCNP
8 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.64%) CCIE
9 1 (0.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.64%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.36%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.77%) QA
3 4 (2.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.28%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.64%) Grafana
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (21.79%) Oracle
2 33 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.77%) Talend
5 8 (5.13%) NEC
5 8 (5.13%) Sybase
6 6 (3.85%) Cisco
7 5 (3.21%) IBM
7 5 (3.21%) SAP
7 5 (3.21%) VMware
8 4 (2.56%) F5
8 4 (2.56%) Juniper
8 4 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.56%) Planview
9 3 (1.92%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.92%) hybris
9 3 (1.92%) New Relic
10 2 (1.28%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.64%) Intershop