Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 526 600 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.47% 8.63% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 9.22% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 436 492 552
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -2.56%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £58,750 £59,925
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -

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 5,766 6,510 7,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.84% 93.60% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,861 5,522 6,271
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 379 £45,000 +12.50% 61
Bradford -22 33 £36,250 -3.33% 11
Wakefield +1 28 £35,000 +34.62% 7
Huddersfield +24 26 £30,000 +15.38%
Wetherby +9 14 £24,000 -16.52% 1
Halifax +15 10 £36,000 -4.00%
Batley - 4 £42,500 - 1
Otley - 4 £26,000 -
Brighouse -1 2 £32,000 +68.42%
Castleford -4 2 £18,000 -45.86% 3
Ilkley - 1 £35,000 -
Keighley - 1 - - 2
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 216 (41.06%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (29.85%) Finance
4 149 (28.33%) SQL
5 89 (16.92%) Java
6 86 (16.35%) JavaScript
7 85 (16.16%) .NET
8 78 (14.83%) Windows
9 77 (14.64%) Microsoft
10 75 (14.26%) Degree
11 73 (13.88%) ITIL
12 68 (12.93%) SDLC
13 67 (12.74%) SQL Server
14 62 (11.79%) Project Management
15 61 (11.60%) Self-Motivation
16 58 (11.03%) Scrum
17 57 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
17 57 (10.84%) SLA
18 55 (10.46%) C#
19 54 (10.27%) HTML
20 53 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
21 52 (9.89%) CSS
22 51 (9.70%) DevOps
23 49 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
24 47 (8.94%) Linux
25 45 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
25 45 (8.56%) Retail
25 45 (8.56%) Mentoring
26 44 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
27 42 (7.98%) TDD

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 25 (4.75%) IIS
2 18 (3.42%) SAS
3 16 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.09%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.52%) Confluence
6 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.33%) CMS
6 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.95%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.57%) Apache
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 57 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.57%) SPSS
6 2 (0.38%) EViews
6 2 (0.38%) InDesign
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Magento
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) Exstream
4 2 (0.38%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.09%) GitHub
4 10 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 9 (1.71%) IaaS
6 6 (1.14%) PaaS
7 5 (0.95%) Office 365
8 4 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.57%) SaaS
10 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) Akamai
11 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.18%) Firewall
2 19 (3.61%) Internet
3 11 (2.09%) DNS
4 10 (1.90%) Symposium
5 9 (1.71%) DHCP
5 9 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.52%) Intranet
6 8 (1.52%) LAN
6 8 (1.52%) VoIP
7 6 (1.14%) BGP
7 6 (1.14%) MVNO
7 6 (1.14%) WAN
8 4 (0.76%) ADSL
8 4 (0.76%) FTP
8 4 (0.76%) OSPF
9 3 (0.57%) HTTP
9 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.57%) ICMP
9 3 (0.57%) Skype
9 3 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 20 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.85%) Base SAS
7 12 (2.28%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.09%) Power BI
9 10 (1.90%) Big Data
10 9 (1.71%) MySQL
10 9 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.33%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.95%) QlikView
14 5 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 4 (0.76%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.76%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.85%) Subversion
4 13 (2.47%) JIRA
5 11 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.33%) Jasmine
6 7 (1.33%) Mocha
6 7 (1.33%) Protractor
7 6 (1.14%) Android Studio
7 6 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.14%) Selenium
8 5 (0.95%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.57%) Grunt
9 3 (0.57%) Maven
10 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.19%) GCC
11 1 (0.19%) GDB
11 1 (0.19%) GoogleTest
General
1 157 (29.85%) Finance
2 45 (8.56%) Retail
3 17 (3.23%) Banking
4 16 (3.04%) Back Office
5 15 (2.85%) Legal
5 15 (2.85%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.28%) Marketing
7 11 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.71%) Billing
8 9 (1.71%) Electronics
8 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.33%) Advertising
9 7 (1.33%) Law
9 7 (1.33%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.14%) Military
11 5 (0.95%) Automotive
11 5 (0.95%) Games
11 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (26.43%) Analyst
2 124 (23.57%) Developer
3 42 (7.98%) Business Analyst
4 35 (6.65%) Senior Analyst
5 34 (6.46%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.27%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.08%) Service Analyst
8 30 (5.70%) Architect
8 30 (5.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 28 (5.32%) Software Developer
10 22 (4.18%) Platform Engineer
11 21 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.23%) Designer
13 17 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.04%) Applications Support
15 15 (2.85%) 1st Line Support
15 15 (2.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (16.16%) .NET
2 54 (10.27%) HTML
3 52 (9.89%) CSS
4 38 (7.22%) Web Services
5 35 (6.65%) Node.js
6 29 (5.51%) AngularJS
7 28 (5.32%) REST
8 26 (4.94%) SOAP
9 22 (4.18%) Spring
10 20 (3.80%) HTML5
11 18 (3.42%) React
11 18 (3.42%) XML
12 16 (3.04%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.66%) Struts
14 13 (2.47%) jQuery
15 12 (2.28%) XSD
16 9 (1.71%) Middleware
16 9 (1.71%) RESTful
16 9 (1.71%) WCF
17 7 (1.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 216 (41.06%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (11.60%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (5.89%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.37%) User Experience
6 16 (3.04%) Replication
7 13 (2.47%) NHS
8 12 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.90%) Biotechnology
10 9 (1.71%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.71%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.33%) Fintech
12 6 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (0.57%) EPoS
15 3 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.83%) Windows
2 47 (8.94%) Linux
3 38 (7.22%) Unix
4 27 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.42%) Android
6 12 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.88%) ITIL
3 68 (12.93%) SDLC
4 62 (11.79%) Project Management
5 58 (11.03%) Scrum
6 51 (9.70%) DevOps
7 45 (8.56%) Mentoring
7 45 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (7.98%) TDD
10 41 (7.79%) Coaching
11 37 (7.03%) E-Commerce
12 36 (6.84%) Analytics
12 36 (6.84%) OO
13 35 (6.65%) Business Analysis
14 33 (6.27%) Decision-Making
14 33 (6.27%) MVC
14 33 (6.27%) Problem Management
14 33 (6.27%) Process Improvement
15 32 (6.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (28.33%) SQL
2 89 (16.92%) Java
3 86 (16.35%) JavaScript
4 55 (10.46%) C#
5 39 (7.41%) C
6 33 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 29 (5.51%) Python
8 26 (4.94%) VB
9 24 (4.56%) PHP
10 20 (3.80%) Ruby
11 19 (3.61%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.66%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.28%) MATLAB
13 12 (2.28%) R
14 9 (1.71%) VBA
15 8 (1.52%) C++
15 8 (1.52%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.14%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (14.26%) Degree
2 22 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.09%) ISEB
6 9 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.52%) MCDST
7 8 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.14%) MCSE
10 5 (0.95%) CCNA
10 5 (0.95%) CEH
10 5 (0.95%) CISA
10 5 (0.95%) CISM
10 5 (0.95%) CISSP
10 5 (0.95%) CSSLP
10 5 (0.95%) GIAC
10 5 (0.95%) SANS
10 5 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.84%) SLA
2 23 (4.37%) QA
3 9 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.14%) PMO
5 4 (0.76%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.23%) Docker
3 9 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.57%) Firmware
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.57%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (4.18%) Puppet
3 19 (3.61%) Cobbler
3 19 (3.61%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.95%) Grafana
6 4 (0.76%) Ansible
6 4 (0.76%) MaaS360
6 4 (0.76%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.57%) Packer
7 3 (0.57%) SCOM
7 3 (0.57%) Terraform
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.38%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.38%) Nagios
8 2 (0.38%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.19%) Graphite
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 77 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.84%) Oracle
3 31 (5.89%) Google
4 23 (4.37%) Cisco
5 19 (3.61%) EnterpriseDB
5 19 (3.61%) Twitter
6 18 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (3.42%) VMware
7 16 (3.04%) Xerox
8 12 (2.28%) Adobe
9 10 (1.90%) Dell
10 8 (1.52%) Samsung
11 7 (1.33%) Apple
11 7 (1.33%) HP
11 7 (1.33%) SAP
11 7 (1.33%) Tableau
12 6 (1.14%) Citrix
13 5 (0.95%) BMC
13 5 (0.95%) Symantec
14 4 (0.76%) Sophos