Period
to 26 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 23 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 406 582 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.57% 8.25% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 8.87% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 359 525 454
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

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 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 4,344 6,561 6,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.65% 93.01% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,701 5,564 5,723
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
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 Problem-Solving within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Leeds +7 304 £45,000 - 16
Bradford +16 38 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Wakefield -4 23 £42,500 -5.56%
Huddersfield -17 8 £31,500 +14.55% 1
Ilkley -3 6 £27,000 -22.86%
Wetherby -3 6 £26,000 +8.33%
Halifax -3 4 £26,088 -27.53%
Dewsbury - 2 £22,500 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 119 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (29.06%) Finance
3 105 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (25.37%) SQL
5 102 (25.12%) Microsoft
6 82 (20.20%) Windows
7 67 (16.50%) .NET
8 65 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (14.78%) SQL Server
10 59 (14.53%) JavaScript
11 53 (13.05%) ITIL
11 53 (13.05%) VMware
12 51 (12.56%) Java
13 50 (12.32%) Degree
14 48 (11.82%) Linux
14 48 (11.82%) Active Directory
15 46 (11.33%) Windows Server
16 44 (10.84%) DevOps
17 42 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (9.85%) Self-Motivation
19 39 (9.61%) Mentoring
20 37 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
20 37 (9.11%) Scrum
21 36 (8.87%) Python
22 33 (8.13%) PHP
22 33 (8.13%) Oracle
22 33 (8.13%) C#
23 32 (7.88%) Firewall
23 32 (7.88%) JIRA

Problem-Solving
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 24 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.68%) IIS
4 13 (3.20%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.97%) Confluence
6 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.99%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.99%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.99%) WordPress
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
9 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.49%) Mule
9 2 (0.49%) nginx
9 2 (0.49%) PrestaShop
9 2 (0.49%) SAS
9 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) Kentico
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.49%) iWork
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.42%) GitHub
4 18 (4.43%) Office 365
5 13 (3.20%) SaaS
6 11 (2.71%) IaaS
7 9 (2.22%) PaaS
8 7 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.48%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.74%) npm
10 3 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) G Suite
11 2 (0.49%) Slack
11 2 (0.49%) Yarn
12 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.25%) Force.com
12 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.88%) Firewall
2 27 (6.65%) DNS
3 19 (4.68%) DHCP
4 14 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.96%) Internet
5 12 (2.96%) SAN
5 12 (2.96%) VoIP
6 10 (2.46%) Broadband
6 10 (2.46%) LAN
6 10 (2.46%) WAN
7 9 (2.22%) Wireless
8 7 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.72%) SNMP
8 7 (1.72%) VLAN
8 7 (1.72%) VPN
9 6 (1.48%) FTP
9 6 (1.48%) HTTP
9 6 (1.48%) MPLS
9 6 (1.48%) SMTP
9 6 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.68%) MySQL
4 17 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.97%) QlikView
8 7 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.72%) Power BI
9 6 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.99%) DB2
12 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.74%) DTS
12 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.74%) OLAP
12 3 (0.74%) OLTP
12 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (7.88%) JIRA
2 28 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.23%) Selenium
6 4 (0.99%) Babel
6 4 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.99%) webpack
7 3 (0.74%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.74%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.49%) Hudson
8 2 (0.49%) JUnit
8 2 (0.49%) Maven
8 2 (0.49%) Mocha
8 2 (0.49%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 118 (29.06%) Finance
2 16 (3.94%) Retail
3 12 (2.96%) Marketing
4 10 (2.46%) Games
5 9 (2.22%) Legal
5 9 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.99%) Banking
6 4 (0.99%) Military
6 4 (0.99%) Retail Finance
7 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) iGaming
8 2 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (20.94%) Developer
2 84 (20.69%) Analyst
3 31 (7.64%) Support Analyst
4 25 (6.16%) Architect
5 24 (5.91%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.93%) Junior
8 19 (4.68%) Administrator
9 18 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.19%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.94%) IT Support
11 16 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (3.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 16 (3.94%) Platform Engineer
11 16 (3.94%) Technical Manager
11 16 (3.94%) Technical Project Manager
12 15 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
12 15 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (3.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.50%) .NET
2 31 (7.64%) React
3 25 (6.16%) Web Services
4 24 (5.91%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.42%) HTML
5 22 (5.42%) REST
6 21 (5.17%) CSS
6 21 (5.17%) Node.js
7 20 (4.93%) RESTful
8 13 (3.20%) HTML5
9 12 (2.96%) Vue.js
10 11 (2.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (2.46%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.46%) XML
12 9 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.97%) CSS3
13 8 (1.97%) jQuery
13 8 (1.97%) ServiceStack
14 6 (1.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 119 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.85%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.20%) User Experience
6 12 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.22%) NHS
9 7 (1.72%) e-Learning
9 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.99%) Replication
13 3 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.74%) PKI
13 3 (0.74%) PMI
14 2 (0.49%) HP Storage
14 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.20%) Windows
2 48 (11.82%) Linux
3 46 (11.33%) Windows Server
4 30 (7.39%) Unix
5 16 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.20%) Android
6 13 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 9 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.49%) VMS
13 1 (0.25%) AIX
13 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.05%) ITIL
3 44 (10.84%) DevOps
4 42 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (9.61%) Mentoring
6 37 (9.11%) Scrum
7 31 (7.64%) Project Management
7 31 (7.64%) Time Management
8 30 (7.39%) Change Management
8 30 (7.39%) Coaching
9 26 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (6.40%) SDLC
10 25 (6.16%) Collaborative Working
11 23 (5.67%) Test Automation
12 22 (5.42%) Decision-Making
12 22 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.17%) Business Analysis
13 21 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 21 (5.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 103 (25.37%) SQL
2 59 (14.53%) JavaScript
3 51 (12.56%) Java
4 36 (8.87%) Python
5 33 (8.13%) C#
5 33 (8.13%) PHP
6 26 (6.40%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.91%) Ruby
8 23 (5.67%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.69%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.72%) C
13 6 (1.48%) VBA
14 5 (1.23%) ES6
14 5 (1.23%) VB
15 4 (0.99%) PHP 7
16 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (12.32%) Degree
2 17 (4.19%) CCNA
2 17 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.96%) CISSP
4 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.71%) CISA
5 11 (2.71%) CISM
6 8 (1.97%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (1.97%) GIAC
6 8 (1.97%) SANS
7 7 (1.72%) A+ Certification
7 7 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.48%) CEH
8 6 (1.48%) CSSLP
8 6 (1.48%) ISEB
8 6 (1.48%) SSCP
9 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.42%) SLA
2 14 (3.45%) GDPR
3 8 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.97%) QA
4 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.72%) PMO
5 6 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.49%) IFRS
6 2 (0.49%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.67%) Docker
3 22 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.97%) vSphere
7 7 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.99%) XenApp
9 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.94%) Cobbler
2 16 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.94%) Puppet
2 16 (3.94%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.72%) Ansible
4 6 (1.48%) Rundeck
5 5 (1.23%) MaaS360
6 4 (0.99%) DameWare
6 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.74%) Terraform
8 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Nessus
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.05%) VMware
3 33 (8.13%) Oracle
4 24 (5.91%) Cisco
5 16 (3.94%) EnterpriseDB
6 15 (3.69%) Citrix
7 14 (3.45%) Tableau
8 9 (2.22%) Apple
9 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.48%) Sophos
10 6 (1.48%) Veritas
11 5 (1.23%) Dell
11 5 (1.23%) HP
11 5 (1.23%) Kaspersky
11 5 (1.23%) Symantec
12 4 (0.99%) Avaya
12 4 (0.99%) Bomgar
12 4 (0.99%) Google
12 4 (0.99%) Meraki