Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 409 529 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.16% 8.50% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 9.13% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 358 436 498
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.24% +11.92% -1.95%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.54% +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 4,067 5,793 6,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.07% 93.14% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,387 4,883 5,509
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +4 274 £40,000 -11.11% 76
Bradford +23 28 £34,000 -6.21% 11
Wakefield -4 20 £38,000 +16.92% 8
Sowerby Bridge - 13 £39,700 -
Ilkley +1 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Wetherby 0 11 £24,500 +2.08% 3
Halifax -4 9 £42,500 +18.06% 1
Otley -12 9 - -
Huddersfield -12 4 £28,000 -6.67% 7
Bingley - 2 £62,500 - 1
Castleford +4 1 £45,000 +150.00% 2
Dewsbury - 1 £22,500 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 137 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 128 (31.30%) SQL
3 117 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (28.36%) Finance
5 106 (25.92%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (20.05%) Windows
7 68 (16.63%) Degree
8 67 (16.38%) .NET
9 65 (15.89%) JavaScript
9 65 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
10 64 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 64 (15.65%) DevOps
11 57 (13.94%) SQL Server
12 47 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
13 45 (11.00%) Java
14 44 (10.76%) Project Management
14 44 (10.76%) Scrum
15 43 (10.51%) Linux
15 43 (10.51%) Decision-Making
16 42 (10.27%) SLA
17 40 (9.78%) C#
18 39 (9.54%) Active Directory
18 39 (9.54%) Firewall
19 36 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
19 36 (8.80%) Retail
20 35 (8.56%) Change Management
20 35 (8.56%) Python
21 34 (8.31%) ITIL
22 33 (8.07%) Ruby
23 32 (7.82%) Mentoring

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 19 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (3.18%) IIS
2 13 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.98%) IBM Domino
5 4 (0.98%) Tuxedo
6 3 (0.73%) Confluence
6 3 (0.73%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.49%) Moodle
7 2 (0.49%) nginx
7 2 (0.49%) WordPress
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 65 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (6.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.49%) Unica
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.91%) Azure Stack
3 16 (3.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (3.91%) IBM Cloud
4 13 (3.18%) Office 365
5 11 (2.69%) IaaS
6 9 (2.20%) PaaS
7 8 (1.96%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.71%) SaaS
9 6 (1.47%) GitHub
10 5 (1.22%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (0.73%) npm
11 3 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.49%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.54%) Firewall
2 19 (4.65%) DNS
3 14 (3.42%) DHCP
4 11 (2.69%) Internet
5 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.20%) VLAN
7 8 (1.96%) Broadband
7 8 (1.96%) HTTP
7 8 (1.96%) WAN
7 8 (1.96%) Wireless
8 7 (1.71%) LAN
8 7 (1.71%) Network Security
8 7 (1.71%) VoIP
8 7 (1.71%) VPN
9 6 (1.47%) SAN
9 6 (1.47%) SNMP
10 5 (1.22%) BGP
10 5 (1.22%) FTP
10 5 (1.22%) OSPF
10 5 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.89%) MySQL
3 18 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.96%) Power BI
9 8 (1.96%) QlikView
10 7 (1.71%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.22%) Big Data
12 5 (1.22%) DB2
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.22%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.22%) JIRA
5 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.73%) MSI
7 3 (0.73%) Selenium
7 3 (0.73%) WiX
8 2 (0.49%) Babel
8 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.49%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.49%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.49%) Subversion
8 2 (0.49%) webpack
9 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
General
1 116 (28.36%) Finance
2 36 (8.80%) Retail
3 29 (7.09%) Banking
4 11 (2.69%) Games
5 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.20%) Marketing
6 6 (1.47%) Electronics
7 4 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.73%) iGaming
8 3 (0.73%) Law
8 3 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (24.21%) Analyst
2 83 (20.29%) Developer
3 38 (9.29%) Support Analyst
4 33 (8.07%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.85%) Technical Support
6 24 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 24 (5.87%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.13%) Architect
7 21 (5.13%) Junior
8 19 (4.65%) IT Support
9 17 (4.16%) Software Engineer
9 17 (4.16%) Technical Analyst
10 16 (3.91%) Administrator
10 16 (3.91%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.91%) Technical Support Analyst
11 15 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (3.67%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (3.18%) Junior Developer
13 13 (3.18%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.38%) .NET
2 20 (4.89%) ASP.NET
3 18 (4.40%) HTML
4 17 (4.16%) CSS
5 15 (3.67%) jQuery
6 13 (3.18%) Web Services
7 12 (2.93%) React
8 11 (2.69%) Node.js
8 11 (2.69%) Vue.js
9 10 (2.44%) HTML5
10 9 (2.20%) Spring
10 9 (2.20%) XML
11 8 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.96%) Laravel
11 8 (1.96%) REST
12 7 (1.71%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.47%) .NET Core
13 6 (1.47%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (1.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 106 (25.92%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (4.16%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.91%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.71%) User Experience
9 6 (1.47%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.47%) New Media
9 6 (1.47%) NHS
9 6 (1.47%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.22%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.49%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.05%) Windows
2 43 (10.51%) Linux
3 23 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.67%) Unix
5 13 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.71%) Android
8 5 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.49%) VMS
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (15.65%) DevOps
3 44 (10.76%) Project Management
3 44 (10.76%) Scrum
4 43 (10.51%) Decision-Making
5 35 (8.56%) Change Management
6 34 (8.31%) ITIL
7 32 (7.82%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.33%) Process Improvement
9 27 (6.60%) Business Analysis
9 27 (6.60%) Software Engineering
9 27 (6.60%) Time Management
10 26 (6.36%) Mathematics
10 26 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (5.87%) MVC
13 23 (5.62%) Network Virtualisation
14 22 (5.38%) Artificial Intelligence
15 21 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 128 (31.30%) SQL
2 65 (15.89%) JavaScript
3 45 (11.00%) Java
4 40 (9.78%) C#
5 35 (8.56%) Python
6 33 (8.07%) Ruby
7 27 (6.60%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.87%) T-SQL
9 21 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 17 (4.16%) PHP
11 16 (3.91%) Groovy
12 15 (3.67%) C
13 11 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.69%) VB
14 8 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.98%) ES6
16 3 (0.73%) Go
16 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.73%) PHP 7
17 2 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (16.63%) Degree
2 11 (2.69%) CISSP
3 10 (2.44%) CISA
3 10 (2.44%) CISM
3 10 (2.44%) GIAC
3 10 (2.44%) SANS
4 9 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.96%) A+ Certification
5 8 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.96%) ISEB
5 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.71%) CEH
6 7 (1.71%) CSSLP
6 7 (1.71%) MCDST
6 7 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.71%) SSCP
7 6 (1.47%) CCNA
7 6 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.27%) SLA
2 12 (2.93%) QA
3 10 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.20%) PMO
5 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.24%) NIST
System Software
1 39 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.33%) Docker
3 11 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.47%) vSphere
6 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.98%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.73%) XenApp
9 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.38%) Terraform
3 14 (3.42%) Puppet
4 11 (2.69%) Cobbler
4 11 (2.69%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.96%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.22%) Ansible
7 5 (1.22%) MaaS360
8 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.49%) Nagios
9 2 (0.49%) Packer
9 2 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.33%) VMware
3 25 (6.11%) Oracle
4 20 (4.89%) IBM
5 18 (4.40%) Cisco
5 18 (4.40%) Google
6 12 (2.93%) Citrix
7 11 (2.69%) EnterpriseDB
8 8 (1.96%) Dell
9 7 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.71%) Symantec
9 7 (1.71%) Xerox
10 6 (1.47%) Adobe
10 6 (1.47%) Apple
11 5 (1.22%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.22%) Kaspersky
11 5 (1.22%) Sophos
11 5 (1.22%) Tableau
12 4 (0.98%) SolarWinds