Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 428 606 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.81% 9.27% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 9.89% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 335 488 523
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 5,028 6,127 7,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.77% 93.76% 93.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,163 5,177 6,088
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -8 304 £45,000 +5.88% 57
Bradford -15 41 £35,000 -6.67% 13
Wakefield -21 16 £20,000 -16.67% 3
Huddersfield +10 13 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Wetherby +4 9 £24,000 -4.00%
Halifax +8 8 £36,000 +2.86% 1
Batley - 4 £42,500 -
Otley - 4 £26,000 -
Keighley +3 3 - - 2
Brighouse -1 3 £32,000 -28.89%
Mirfield +4 2 £20,431 -25.71%
Pudsey +4 1 - -
Castleford -3 1 £18,000 -60.00% 2
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 176 (41.12%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (26.40%) Finance
4 110 (25.70%) SQL
5 89 (20.79%) Microsoft
6 73 (17.06%) Degree
7 71 (16.59%) Windows
8 65 (15.19%) Java
8 65 (15.19%) ITIL
9 55 (12.85%) .NET
9 55 (12.85%) SQL Server
10 53 (12.38%) Mentoring
11 52 (12.15%) JavaScript
12 48 (11.21%) Project Management
13 47 (10.98%) Self-Motivation
14 46 (10.75%) SDLC
14 46 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
15 43 (10.05%) Linux
16 40 (9.35%) SLA
17 39 (9.11%) Oracle
18 38 (8.88%) IIS
19 36 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
19 36 (8.41%) Scrum
19 36 (8.41%) Coaching
20 35 (8.18%) DevOps
20 35 (8.18%) Windows Server
20 35 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (7.48%) Python
21 32 (7.48%) E-Commerce

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 38 (8.88%) IIS
2 16 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.80%) SAS
5 9 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.64%) CMS
8 6 (1.40%) Confluence
8 6 (1.40%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.17%) Apache
9 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.27%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) SPSS
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.47%) EViews
6 2 (0.47%) InDesign
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.23%) InVision
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Magento
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) Exstream
3 1 (0.23%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
3 1 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.87%) SaaS
4 7 (1.64%) Office 365
5 6 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.17%) GitHub
7 4 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.93%) IaaS
8 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.70%) Zapier
9 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.07%) Internet
2 25 (5.84%) Firewall
3 12 (2.80%) VoIP
4 8 (1.87%) DNS
4 8 (1.87%) LAN
4 8 (1.87%) WAN
5 6 (1.40%) SAN
5 6 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.17%) BGP
6 5 (1.17%) DHCP
6 5 (1.17%) Intranet
7 4 (0.93%) ADSL
7 4 (0.93%) HTTP
7 4 (0.93%) OSPF
7 4 (0.93%) Skype
7 4 (0.93%) Symposium
8 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.70%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.70%) SNMP
8 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.04%) MySQL
5 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.34%) Big Data
8 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.10%) Base SAS
9 9 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.40%) Power BI
11 6 (1.40%) Redis
12 5 (1.17%) QlikView
12 5 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 18 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.80%) JIRA
4 11 (2.57%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.10%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.40%) Maven
7 6 (1.40%) Selenium
7 6 (1.40%) Subversion
8 3 (0.70%) Grunt
8 3 (0.70%) JUnit
9 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.47%) Mocha
9 2 (0.47%) Protractor
9 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.23%) GCC
10 1 (0.23%) GDB
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.23%) Mockito
General
1 113 (26.40%) Finance
2 32 (7.48%) Retail
3 10 (2.34%) Marketing
4 9 (2.10%) Banking
5 8 (1.87%) Back Office
5 8 (1.87%) Legal
6 7 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.17%) Electronics
8 5 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.93%) Games
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (25.23%) Analyst
2 87 (20.33%) Developer
3 32 (7.48%) Support Analyst
4 27 (6.31%) Java Developer
4 27 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (5.84%) Service Analyst
6 24 (5.61%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (5.14%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (3.97%) Consultant
9 17 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 16 (3.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 15 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (3.50%) Designer
12 14 (3.27%) Architect
12 14 (3.27%) IT Support
12 14 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (3.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.85%) .NET
2 32 (7.48%) Web Services
3 28 (6.54%) CSS
3 28 (6.54%) HTML
4 23 (5.37%) SOAP
5 22 (5.14%) Node.js
6 19 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 19 (4.44%) Middleware
7 15 (3.50%) REST
7 15 (3.50%) XML
8 13 (3.04%) HTML5
8 13 (3.04%) Spring
9 11 (2.57%) React
10 10 (2.34%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.34%) jQuery
10 10 (2.34%) WCF
11 7 (1.64%) Sass
12 6 (1.40%) Jest
12 6 (1.40%) Kafka
12 6 (1.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 176 (41.12%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.98%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.37%) User Experience
5 22 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.04%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.80%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.57%) Replication
10 8 (1.87%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.17%) Fintech
12 4 (0.93%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.93%) NHS
13 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.70%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.70%) Robotics
13 3 (0.70%) Social Media
13 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.59%) Windows
2 43 (10.05%) Linux
3 35 (8.18%) Windows Server
4 29 (6.78%) Unix
5 11 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.17%) Android
8 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.19%) ITIL
3 53 (12.38%) Mentoring
4 48 (11.21%) Project Management
5 46 (10.75%) SDLC
6 36 (8.41%) Coaching
6 36 (8.41%) Scrum
7 35 (8.18%) DevOps
8 32 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 31 (7.24%) Service Management
10 29 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (6.54%) Software Engineering
11 28 (6.54%) Time Management
12 27 (6.31%) Business Analysis
12 27 (6.31%) Decision-Making
12 27 (6.31%) ITSM
13 26 (6.07%) Problem Management
14 23 (5.37%) Process Improvement
15 21 (4.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.70%) SQL
2 65 (15.19%) Java
3 52 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 32 (7.48%) Python
5 28 (6.54%) T-SQL
6 26 (6.07%) C
6 26 (6.07%) C#
7 23 (5.37%) PHP
8 19 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.21%) Ruby
10 16 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.74%) VB
11 9 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.10%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.10%) VBA
12 8 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.64%) C++
13 7 (1.64%) Java 8
14 6 (1.40%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (17.06%) Degree
2 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.40%) MCSA
5 6 (1.40%) MCSE
6 5 (1.17%) CISSP
6 5 (1.17%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.93%) MCDST
7 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) CCNA
8 3 (0.70%) CISM
8 3 (0.70%) ISEB
8 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCP
9 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.35%) SLA
2 24 (5.61%) QA
3 10 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.34%) PMO
4 8 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.40%) GDPR
6 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.74%) Docker
3 12 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.70%) Firmware
6 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.70%) vSphere
6 3 (0.70%) XenApp
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (4.44%) Puppet
2 16 (3.74%) Cobbler
2 16 (3.74%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.10%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.64%) Ansible
5 6 (1.40%) MaaS360
5 6 (1.40%) SCOM
6 5 (1.17%) SCCM
7 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.70%) Packer
7 3 (0.70%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.70%) Terraform
8 2 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.47%) DameWare
8 2 (0.47%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.47%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 89 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.11%) Oracle
3 25 (5.84%) VMware
4 24 (5.61%) Google
5 17 (3.97%) Cisco
6 16 (3.74%) EnterpriseDB
7 15 (3.50%) Twitter
8 12 (2.80%) HP
9 8 (1.87%) Citrix
9 8 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.64%) Dell
10 7 (1.64%) Samsung
10 7 (1.64%) Tableau
11 6 (1.40%) Adobe
11 6 (1.40%) Kaspersky
11 6 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.40%) Sophos
11 6 (1.40%) Symantec
12 5 (1.17%) Avaya
13 4 (0.93%) Apple