Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 218 267
Rank change year-on-year +15 +49 +38
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 42 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.78% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 18
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.57% +35.48%
10th Percentile £17,750 £22,500 £28,375
90th Percentile £49,000 £37,500 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +21.43%

Creative Thinking 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,143 6,642 7,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.08% 92.78% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,192 5,709 6,334
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in West Yorkshire

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in West Yorkshire

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in West Yorkshire

Creative Thinking
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Leeds +7 29 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Castleford -4 4 £18,500 -38.33%
Wakefield - 4 - - 1
Pontefract - 2 £30,000 -
Creative Thinking
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Marketing
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) Retail
5 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 8 (19.05%) Facebook
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Time Management
7 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 7 (16.67%) Adobe
8 6 (14.29%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Python
8 6 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Data Management
8 6 (14.29%) Analytics
8 6 (14.29%) DevOps
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (14.29%) Power BI
8 6 (14.29%) Data Lake
8 6 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
8 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Aspera SmartTrack
9 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (11.90%) AirWatch
9 5 (11.90%) TestComplete
9 5 (11.90%) Social Media

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Acrobat
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.76%) InDesign
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Data Lake
1 6 (14.29%) Power BI
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Selenium
1 5 (11.90%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Marketing
3 12 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) Analyst
1 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing Executive
3 4 (9.52%) Sales Executive
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Data Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) ERP Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.38%) CRM Architect
6 1 (2.38%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) Laravel
1 1 (2.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (11.90%) Social Media
4 4 (9.52%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Programme Management
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Time Management
4 6 (14.29%) Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) Data Management
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
5 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (11.90%) IT Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 5 (11.90%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CISA
2 1 (2.38%) CISM
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) CRISC
2 1 (2.38%) GIAC
2 1 (2.38%) GSNA
2 1 (2.38%) IRCA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
2 1 (2.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (4.76%) GDPR
4 1 (2.38%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (2.38%) COBIT
4 1 (2.38%) COSO
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) AirWatch
1 5 (11.90%) Aspera SmartTrack
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Facebook
2 7 (16.67%) Adobe
3 5 (11.90%) BMC
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Remedy
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Twitter
5 3 (7.14%) Google
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Callidus