Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 20 36
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 81 203 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.16% 9.56% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 10.83% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 123 136
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £25,550 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +9.76%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,072 1,874 2,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 94.70% 88.23% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1,495 1,995
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,500 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in West Sussex

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in West Sussex

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in West Sussex

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 January 2021. 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
Worthing +8 19 £47,500 -40.63% 3
Horsham -19 15 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Crawley -22 15 £70,000 +81.82% 1
Gatwick +7 14 £65,000 +44.44%
Burgess Hill +10 5 - - 2
Chichester +5 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Haywards Heath +2 4 £60,000 +100.00%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (39.51%) Degree
4 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
5 24 (29.63%) Azure
6 23 (28.40%) .NET
7 20 (24.69%) C#
7 20 (24.69%) Finance
8 18 (22.22%) Windows
9 17 (20.99%) DevOps
10 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (16.05%) ITIL
11 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (16.05%) REST
11 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
11 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.05%) .NET Core
12 12 (14.81%) Decision-Making
12 12 (14.81%) Workshop Facilitation
12 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
12 12 (14.81%) Office 365
12 12 (14.81%) Puppet
12 12 (14.81%) Docker
12 12 (14.81%) Microservices
12 12 (14.81%) Kubernetes
12 12 (14.81%) SDLC
12 12 (14.81%) SDET
12 12 (14.81%) Project Management
13 11 (13.58%) ISEB
13 11 (13.58%) SQL Server

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (1.23%) Confluence
1 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.23%) IIS
1 1 (1.23%) SAS
1 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.23%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.23%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.63%) Azure
2 12 (14.81%) Office 365
3 6 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (7.41%) Power Platform
4 4 (4.94%) Asana
4 4 (4.94%) Smartsheet
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) AWS
5 1 (1.23%) G Suite
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) DSL
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) DB2
2 6 (7.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Digital Economy
2 4 (4.94%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Front Office
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Test Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) User Researcher
4 9 (11.11%) Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Process Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) User Experience Researcher
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) .NET
2 13 (16.05%) .NET Core
2 13 (16.05%) REST
3 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.70%) LINQ
4 3 (3.70%) WPF
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) HTML
6 1 (1.23%) Ajax
6 1 (1.23%) Aurelia
6 1 (1.23%) CSS3
6 1 (1.23%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.23%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.23%) SAPUI5
6 1 (1.23%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.11%) User Experience
4 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (7.41%) AS400
5 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (7.41%) iSeries
6 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.23%) IVR
8 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) DevOps
3 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (16.05%) ITIL
3 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
4 12 (14.81%) Decision-Making
4 12 (14.81%) Microservices
4 12 (14.81%) Project Management
4 12 (14.81%) SDET
4 12 (14.81%) SDLC
4 12 (14.81%) Workshop Facilitation
5 11 (13.58%) Critical Thinking
5 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
5 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
5 11 (13.58%) User Stories
6 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
6 10 (12.35%) Ergonomics
6 10 (12.35%) Human Factors
6 10 (12.35%) Psychology
6 10 (12.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) C#
2 10 (12.35%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) X++
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.94%) VB
5 4 (4.94%) VB6
6 3 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) ABAP
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) Groovy
7 1 (1.23%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) Java 8
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.58%) ISEB
3 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.41%) PMI Certification
4 6 (7.41%) PMP
5 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) GDPR
2 5 (6.17%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
3 2 (2.47%) PMO
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Docker
2 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Kubernetes
1 12 (14.81%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Blue Prism
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) ANSYS
4 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) Dell
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk