Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 72 128 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.66% 11.66% 10.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 12.81% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 103 95
Watford median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £80,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% -1.11%

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 797 999 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 84.79% 90.98% 82.92%
Number of salaries quoted 704 814 762
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,875 £28,075 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 39 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (47.22%) SQL
2 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) Oracle
4 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 24 (33.33%) XML
6 23 (31.94%) SOAP
7 22 (30.56%) Scrum
7 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (29.17%) SOA
9 20 (27.78%) HTML
9 20 (27.78%) Java
9 20 (27.78%) Degree
9 20 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (26.39%) TDD
10 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
11 18 (25.00%) Web Services
11 18 (25.00%) Linux
11 18 (25.00%) WSDL
11 18 (25.00%) Project Management
11 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 17 (23.61%) PL/SQL
13 16 (22.22%) XSD
14 15 (20.83%) QA
14 15 (20.83%) SDLC
15 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
15 14 (19.44%) RESTful
15 14 (19.44%) HTML5
15 14 (19.44%) JIRA
15 14 (19.44%) Unix

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 20 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (13.89%) Mule
3 10 (13.89%) Mule ESB
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.28%) Boomi
2 11 (15.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.56%) Trello
4 3 (4.17%) Office 365
5 2 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) SSL
2 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) HTTP
2 8 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.17%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) DMZ
6 1 (1.39%) IPsec
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (6.94%) Power BI
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.17%) MS Access
8 3 (4.17%) MySQL
8 3 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.78%) Big Data
9 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.78%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) JIRA
2 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.56%) VersionOne
5 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.78%) gulp
6 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.39%) Appium
7 1 (1.39%) LINQPad
7 1 (1.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.39%) MSI
7 1 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (8.33%) Back Office
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Software Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Integration Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.94%) IT Support
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Data Migration Developer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Technician
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.17%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) XML
2 23 (31.94%) SOAP
3 20 (27.78%) HTML
4 18 (25.00%) Web Services
4 18 (25.00%) WSDL
5 16 (22.22%) XSD
6 14 (19.44%) HTML5
6 14 (19.44%) JSP
6 14 (19.44%) RESTful
7 13 (18.06%) J2EE
7 13 (18.06%) Spring
8 12 (16.67%) Middleware
9 10 (13.89%) Apache Camel
10 8 (11.11%) OAuth
11 6 (8.33%) JSON
11 6 (8.33%) RAML
11 6 (8.33%) Swagger
11 6 (8.33%) WireMock
12 5 (6.94%) .NET
12 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.56%) Reference Data
6 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.17%) User Experience
7 2 (2.78%) CCTV
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.78%) W3C
8 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.39%) Fintech
8 1 (1.39%) NHS
8 1 (1.39%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 14 (19.44%) Unix
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.78%) Android
7 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (30.56%) Scrum
3 21 (29.17%) SOA
4 19 (26.39%) TDD
5 18 (25.00%) Project Management
6 15 (20.83%) SDLC
7 13 (18.06%) Coaching
7 13 (18.06%) Proactive Monitoring
8 12 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (16.67%) ITIL
8 12 (16.67%) Line Management
8 12 (16.67%) Open Source
8 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.89%) DevOps
11 9 (12.50%) ITIL V3
12 8 (11.11%) Migration
12 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) SQL
2 20 (27.78%) Java
3 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.61%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.11%) C#
6 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.94%) VBA
8 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.56%) XPath
8 4 (5.56%) XQuery
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) Python
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) QA
2 11 (15.28%) GCP
3 5 (6.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.78%) SLA
5 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.39%) Docker
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Puppet
1 11 (15.28%) Terraform
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.33%) Ansible
4 4 (5.56%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.39%) SCCM
5 1 (1.39%) WMI
5 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Oracle
2 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) IBM
4 12 (16.67%) WSO2
5 11 (15.28%) Dell
5 11 (15.28%) Google
5 11 (15.28%) MuleSoft
5 11 (15.28%) Talend
5 11 (15.28%) TIBCO
5 11 (15.28%) webMethods
6 8 (11.11%) SnapLogic
7 6 (8.33%) NEC
8 4 (5.56%) CA
8 4 (5.56%) Green Hat
8 4 (5.56%) SAP
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco
9 3 (4.17%) Sybase
10 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.78%) Citrix
10 2 (2.78%) Juniper