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

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 538 576 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.16% 8.16% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.78% 8.80% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 468 484 514
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,125 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -5.13%

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 6,126 6,545 7,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.90% 92.72% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,208 5,650 6,301
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,146 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.52% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -3 368 £45,000 +16.13% 68
Bradford -22 44 £37,500 - 4
Wakefield +12 34 £42,500 +58.88% 3
Huddersfield +26 29 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Halifax +26 14 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Wetherby +6 12 £24,000 -4.00%
Brighouse +1 3 £42,500 +123.68%
Castleford 0 2 £18,000 -45.86% 4
Pudsey +2 1 £50,000 +138.10%
Bingley +1 1 £38,500 +10.00%
Ilkley - 1 £35,000 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 228 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (39.22%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (29.18%) SQL
4 150 (27.88%) Finance
5 94 (17.47%) JavaScript
6 91 (16.91%) .NET
7 85 (15.80%) Microsoft
8 81 (15.06%) Windows
9 77 (14.31%) Java
10 75 (13.94%) C#
11 72 (13.38%) Scrum
12 71 (13.20%) SQL Server
13 68 (12.64%) HTML
13 68 (12.64%) ITIL
14 67 (12.45%) SDLC
15 64 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
15 64 (11.90%) CSS
16 59 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
16 59 (10.97%) DevOps
17 57 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (10.59%) Degree
18 55 (10.22%) Linux
19 51 (9.48%) MVC
19 51 (9.48%) TDD
20 50 (9.29%) OO
20 50 (9.29%) SLA
21 49 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
21 49 (9.11%) Project Management
21 49 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
21 49 (9.11%) Retail

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 15 (2.79%) SAS
2 13 (2.42%) IIS
3 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.30%) CMS
5 7 (1.30%) Confluence
6 5 (0.93%) nginx
6 5 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.93%) SPSS
6 2 (0.37%) EViews
6 2 (0.37%) InDesign
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.19%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Magento
2 6 (1.12%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.74%) CiviCRM
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.04%) GitHub
4 10 (1.86%) IaaS
5 9 (1.67%) PaaS
6 8 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 7 (1.30%) Office 365
8 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.37%) SaaS
11 1 (0.19%) Akamai
11 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.79%) Firewall
2 10 (1.86%) DNS
2 10 (1.86%) Internet
2 10 (1.86%) Symposium
3 9 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.49%) DHCP
5 6 (1.12%) MVNO
6 5 (0.93%) Intranet
7 4 (0.74%) FTP
7 4 (0.74%) LAN
7 4 (0.74%) SNMP
7 4 (0.74%) VPN
8 3 (0.56%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.56%) HTTP
8 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.56%) ICMP
8 3 (0.56%) SAN
8 3 (0.56%) SMTP
8 3 (0.56%) VoIP
8 3 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.02%) NoSQL
2 27 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.60%) Power BI
6 11 (2.04%) Base SAS
7 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.49%) QlikView
9 7 (1.30%) Big Data
9 7 (1.30%) MySQL
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.12%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.74%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.74%) Redis
13 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 42 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.65%) Subversion
3 24 (4.46%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.60%) JIRA
5 9 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 9 (1.67%) Mocha
5 9 (1.67%) Protractor
6 6 (1.12%) Android Studio
6 6 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.93%) Bugzilla
7 5 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.93%) Trac
8 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.56%) Grunt
10 2 (0.37%) JUnit
10 2 (0.37%) Maven
10 2 (0.37%) Mockito
10 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 150 (27.88%) Finance
2 49 (9.11%) Retail
3 24 (4.46%) Law
4 19 (3.53%) Banking
5 16 (2.97%) Advertising
6 15 (2.79%) Back Office
6 15 (2.79%) Legal
6 15 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.42%) Marketing
9 12 (2.23%) Automotive
9 12 (2.23%) Electronics
9 12 (2.23%) Games
10 8 (1.49%) Billing
10 8 (1.49%) Military
11 7 (1.30%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (27.14%) Developer
2 141 (26.21%) Analyst
3 50 (9.29%) Business Analyst
4 32 (5.95%) Architect
5 31 (5.76%) .NET Developer
6 30 (5.58%) Java Developer
7 29 (5.39%) Senior Developer
8 27 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.83%) Service Analyst
10 25 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 23 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.28%) Platform Engineer
12 23 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.09%) SQL Developer
14 20 (3.72%) C# Developer
15 18 (3.35%) Consultant
16 16 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
16 16 (2.97%) Applications Support
16 16 (2.97%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.91%) .NET
2 68 (12.64%) HTML
3 64 (11.90%) CSS
4 44 (8.18%) Web Services
5 39 (7.25%) Node.js
6 31 (5.76%) AngularJS
7 28 (5.20%) REST
8 27 (5.02%) HTML5
9 26 (4.83%) Spring
10 23 (4.28%) jQuery
11 21 (3.90%) React
12 20 (3.72%) Struts
12 20 (3.72%) WCF
12 20 (3.72%) XML
13 18 (3.35%) SOAP
14 16 (2.97%) .NET Framework
14 16 (2.97%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (2.42%) RESTful
15 13 (2.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 211 (39.22%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.20%) User Experience
5 19 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.16%) Replication
8 14 (2.60%) NHS
9 12 (2.23%) Fintech
10 10 (1.86%) Biotechnology
11 9 (1.67%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.49%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.49%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.74%) Photography
16 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.56%) HP Storage
17 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.06%) Windows
2 55 (10.22%) Linux
3 38 (7.06%) Unix
4 22 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.90%) Android
6 12 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (13.38%) Scrum
3 68 (12.64%) ITIL
4 67 (12.45%) SDLC
5 59 (10.97%) DevOps
6 51 (9.48%) MVC
6 51 (9.48%) TDD
7 50 (9.29%) OO
8 49 (9.11%) Project Management
8 49 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (6.69%) Analytics
11 36 (6.69%) Decision-Making
12 35 (6.51%) UML
13 34 (6.32%) Waterfall
14 33 (6.13%) Business Analysis
14 33 (6.13%) Coaching
15 31 (5.76%) Open Source
15 31 (5.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 157 (29.18%) SQL
2 94 (17.47%) JavaScript
3 77 (14.31%) Java
4 75 (13.94%) C#
5 35 (6.51%) T-SQL
6 33 (6.13%) C
7 28 (5.20%) Python
8 26 (4.83%) PHP
9 19 (3.53%) Ruby
9 19 (3.53%) VB
10 18 (3.35%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.23%) MATLAB
11 12 (2.23%) R
12 8 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.12%) C++
13 6 (1.12%) Kotlin
14 5 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (10.59%) Degree
2 21 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.53%) ISEB
4 11 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.86%) A+ Certification
5 10 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (1.86%) MCDST
5 10 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.49%) CEH
7 8 (1.49%) CISA
7 8 (1.49%) CISM
7 8 (1.49%) CISSP
7 8 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (1.49%) CSSLP
7 8 (1.49%) GIAC
7 8 (1.49%) SANS
7 8 (1.49%) SSCP
8 7 (1.30%) CCNA
9 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.29%) SLA
2 19 (3.53%) QA
3 8 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.12%) GDPR
6 2 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.42%) Docker
3 10 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.56%) Firmware
5 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.28%) Puppet
3 18 (3.35%) Cobbler
3 18 (3.35%) Tivoli
4 11 (2.04%) Ansible
5 5 (0.93%) Grafana
5 5 (0.93%) Nagios
5 5 (0.93%) Packer
5 5 (0.93%) Terraform
6 4 (0.74%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.56%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.37%) Graphite
8 2 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.19%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 85 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.51%) Google
3 29 (5.39%) Oracle
4 27 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (4.28%) Cisco
6 21 (3.90%) Twitter
7 19 (3.53%) SAP
8 18 (3.35%) EnterpriseDB
8 18 (3.35%) Xerox
9 14 (2.60%) VMware
10 12 (2.23%) Adobe
10 12 (2.23%) Dell
10 12 (2.23%) Samsung
11 11 (2.04%) Apple
12 10 (1.86%) Tableau
13 7 (1.30%) Citrix
14 5 (0.93%) BMC
14 5 (0.93%) Symantec
15 4 (0.74%) HP
15 4 (0.74%) Zend