Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 202 406 365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.70% 9.79% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 10.53% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 218 346 316
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% +13.16% -9.52%

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 2,449 3,857 4,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.30% 92.96% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,057 3,252 3,703
Median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +1.74%
10th Percentile £31,182 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -9 144 £55,000 +22.22% 47
Bradford -7 14 £51,000 +15.91% 7
Huddersfield +7 8 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Wakefield -6 8 £34,000 +25.93% 2
Batley - 5 £31,000 -
Pontefract +1 4 £37,303 -6.74%
Heckmondwike - 3 £31,000 - 1
Otley - 2 - -
Cleckheaton - 2 £23,500 -
Halifax +9 1 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Wetherby +5 1 £50,000 +104.08%
Castleford 0 1 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 101 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.09%) DevOps
3 65 (32.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 62 (30.69%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (28.22%) Azure
6 54 (26.73%) Docker
7 53 (26.24%) Terraform
7 53 (26.24%) JavaScript
8 52 (25.74%) Python
9 51 (25.25%) Kubernetes
10 50 (24.75%) Go
10 50 (24.75%) Configuration Management
11 49 (24.26%) Ruby
11 49 (24.26%) Puppet
12 48 (23.76%) SaltStack
12 48 (23.76%) Pulumi
13 42 (20.79%) SQL
14 40 (19.80%) C#
15 39 (19.31%) AWS
16 38 (18.81%) Ansible
16 38 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (18.81%) MySQL
16 38 (18.81%) Java
17 36 (17.82%) Linux
18 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
19 32 (15.84%) User Experience
20 31 (15.35%) Analytics
21 30 (14.85%) Deployment Automation
22 29 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
22 29 (14.36%) PHP

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 14 (6.93%) Apache
2 9 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.98%) CMS
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.49%) Confluence
5 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.49%) nginx
6 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.50%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.50%) Figma
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (28.22%) Azure
2 48 (23.76%) Pulumi
3 39 (19.31%) AWS
4 24 (11.88%) Amazon EKS
4 24 (11.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (11.88%) Datadog
5 17 (8.42%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (5.45%) Power Platform
7 10 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.48%) NuGet
9 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.49%) GCP
9 3 (1.49%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.49%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.49%) SaaS
10 2 (0.99%) npm
10 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.99%) PaaS
11 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) DNS
1 8 (3.96%) LAN
1 8 (3.96%) WAN
2 6 (2.97%) VPN
3 5 (2.48%) DHCP
3 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.98%) VLAN
5 3 (1.49%) Firewall
5 3 (1.49%) Internet
5 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.99%) DLNA
6 2 (0.99%) HTTP
6 2 (0.99%) UPnP
6 2 (0.99%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.50%) NAS
7 1 (0.50%) PBX
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.81%) MySQL
2 24 (11.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 24 (11.88%) Cosmos DB
2 24 (11.88%) MariaDB
2 24 (11.88%) MongoDB
2 24 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (11.88%) Redis
3 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.46%) Power BI
5 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (13.37%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.96%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.48%) NUnit
5 5 (2.48%) SonarQube
5 5 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.49%) JIRA
7 2 (0.99%) Babel
7 2 (0.99%) GCC
7 2 (0.99%) GDB
7 2 (0.99%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.99%) JUnit
7 2 (0.99%) Mockito
7 2 (0.99%) webpack
8 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.50%) GitLab
General
1 13 (6.44%) Games
2 11 (5.45%) Marketing
3 9 (4.46%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.47%) Finance
5 5 (2.48%) Electronics
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (30.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (20.30%) Developer
3 24 (11.88%) AWS DevOps
3 24 (11.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 24 (11.88%) AWS Engineer
3 24 (11.88%) Azure DevOps
3 24 (11.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 24 (11.88%) Azure Engineer
4 19 (9.41%) Architect
5 15 (7.43%) Designer
6 14 (6.93%) UX Designer
7 12 (5.94%) Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) IT Support
8 11 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.46%) IT Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.88%) HTML
2 23 (11.39%) CSS
3 19 (9.41%) .NET
4 17 (8.42%) Kafka
5 10 (4.95%) Apache Flex
5 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.95%) jQuery
5 10 (4.95%) Web Services
6 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (4.46%) React
7 8 (3.96%) Node.js
8 6 (2.97%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.97%) CSS3
8 6 (2.97%) JSON
8 6 (2.97%) XML
9 5 (2.48%) HTML5
9 5 (2.48%) Middleware
9 5 (2.48%) Vue.js
10 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (15.84%) User Experience
3 25 (12.38%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (11.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 18 (8.91%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.48%) Graphic Design
9 5 (2.48%) iPad
9 5 (2.48%) iPhone
9 5 (2.48%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.98%) NHS
11 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.99%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.99%) MPEG
12 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.82%) Linux
2 26 (12.87%) Windows
3 12 (5.94%) Windows 10
3 12 (5.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.46%) Android
4 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Unix
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.09%) DevOps
3 65 (32.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 50 (24.75%) Configuration Management
5 31 (15.35%) Analytics
6 30 (14.85%) Deployment Automation
7 24 (11.88%) Web Application Development
8 23 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (10.40%) Coaching
10 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (7.43%) ITIL
12 15 (7.43%) Wireframes
13 14 (6.93%) Scrum
14 12 (5.94%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.45%) Front End Development
15 11 (5.45%) Microservices
15 11 (5.45%) TDD
15 11 (5.45%) Visualisation
16 10 (4.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.24%) JavaScript
2 52 (25.74%) Python
3 50 (24.75%) Go
4 49 (24.26%) Ruby
5 42 (20.79%) SQL
6 40 (19.80%) C#
7 38 (18.81%) Java
8 29 (14.36%) PHP
9 27 (13.37%) TypeScript
10 24 (11.88%) Bash Shell
10 24 (11.88%) Groovy
10 24 (11.88%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.96%) C
11 8 (3.96%) C++
12 4 (1.98%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.98%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.98%) ES6
12 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) Scala
14 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (11.88%) AWS Certification
2 7 (3.47%) Degree
3 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) CCNA
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (26.73%) Docker
2 24 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 62 (30.69%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (26.24%) Terraform
3 51 (25.25%) Kubernetes
4 49 (24.26%) Puppet
5 38 (18.81%) Ansible
6 27 (13.37%) Grafana
6 27 (13.37%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.49%) WSUS
9 2 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (23.76%) SaltStack
2 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.88%) New Relic
4 12 (5.94%) Oracle
5 10 (4.95%) Adobe
6 6 (2.97%) Citrix
6 6 (2.97%) Veeam
6 6 (2.97%) VMware
7 5 (2.48%) Apple
7 5 (2.48%) iManage
8 4 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (1.98%) Google
8 4 (1.98%) Symantec
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco
10 1 (0.50%) Avaya
10 1 (0.50%) Dell
10 1 (0.50%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.50%) HP
10 1 (0.50%) Nortel
10 1 (0.50%) Toshiba