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

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 401 608 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.79% 8.93% 7.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 9.59% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 316 516 490
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,512 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4,724 6,342 6,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.82% 93.14% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,917 5,364 5,928
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
10th Percentile £26,490 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 December 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 December 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 -9 283 £45,000 - 64
Bradford +3 57 £40,000 +33.33% 11
Wakefield -20 17 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Wetherby -2 8 £27,750 -20.71% 1
Batley - 4 £42,500 -
Otley - 4 £26,000 - 1
Keighley +11 3 - - 1
Brighouse -3 3 £32,000 -9.22% 1
Huddersfield -10 3 £23,500 -7.84% 3
Halifax -1 2 £35,000 - 3
Mirfield - 2 £20,431 -
Pudsey +4 1 - - 1
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 164 (40.90%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (29.43%) Finance
3 114 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (25.69%) SQL
5 101 (25.19%) Microsoft
6 75 (18.70%) Degree
7 72 (17.96%) Windows
8 55 (13.72%) .NET
8 55 (13.72%) ITIL
9 54 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
9 54 (13.47%) Mentoring
10 52 (12.97%) Java
11 50 (12.47%) Self-Motivation
12 48 (11.97%) SQL Server
13 45 (11.22%) Windows Server
14 43 (10.72%) Python
15 41 (10.22%) Linux
15 41 (10.22%) JavaScript
16 40 (9.98%) Oracle
16 40 (9.98%) Coaching
17 39 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
18 36 (8.98%) DevOps
19 35 (8.73%) SDLC
19 35 (8.73%) VMware
19 35 (8.73%) Scrum
19 35 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (8.48%) Project Management
20 34 (8.48%) IIS
20 34 (8.48%) Web Services
20 34 (8.48%) Active Directory

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 34 (8.48%) IIS
2 24 (5.99%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.24%) SAS
6 8 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.75%) CMS
7 7 (1.75%) Confluence
8 5 (1.25%) Apache
8 5 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) Kentico
12 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (13.47%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.74%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Magento
2 3 (0.75%) Exstream
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.25%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.25%) Shopify
4 1 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.49%) Office 365
4 13 (3.24%) SaaS
5 9 (2.24%) OpenShift
6 8 (2.00%) GitHub
7 6 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.75%) Zapier
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.25%) Force.com
10 1 (0.25%) IaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.49%) Internet
2 20 (4.99%) Firewall
3 16 (3.99%) VoIP
4 14 (3.49%) WAN
5 13 (3.24%) SAN
6 11 (2.74%) DNS
6 11 (2.74%) LAN
7 9 (2.24%) DHCP
7 9 (2.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.00%) BGP
9 7 (1.75%) OSPF
10 5 (1.25%) Intranet
11 4 (1.00%) ADSL
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.00%) VPN
12 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.75%) Skype
12 3 (0.75%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (2.74%) MySQL
5 10 (2.49%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.75%) Big Data
7 7 (1.75%) Power BI
8 6 (1.50%) Base SAS
9 5 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.25%) Redis
9 5 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (4.99%) JIRA
2 14 (3.49%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.99%) Axure RP
3 12 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.75%) Selenium
5 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.25%) Maven
7 2 (0.50%) Hudson
7 2 (0.50%) JUnit
7 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) Appium
8 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.25%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.25%) JBehave
8 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 118 (29.43%) Finance
2 23 (5.74%) Retail
3 11 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.50%) Banking
5 5 (1.25%) Legal
5 5 (1.25%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.00%) Marketing
6 4 (1.00%) Military
6 4 (1.00%) Retail Finance
7 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (21.70%) Analyst
2 66 (16.46%) Developer
3 28 (6.98%) Support Analyst
4 24 (5.99%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 21 (5.24%) Consultant
6 21 (5.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 20 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.74%) Service Analyst
9 18 (4.49%) Designer
9 18 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
9 18 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (4.24%) Architect
10 17 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (4.24%) Java Developer
11 16 (3.99%) AWS DevOps
11 16 (3.99%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (3.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.72%) .NET
2 34 (8.48%) Web Services
3 21 (5.24%) Node.js
4 18 (4.49%) Middleware
5 17 (4.24%) CSS
5 17 (4.24%) HTML
5 17 (4.24%) SOAP
6 15 (3.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 13 (3.24%) REST
8 11 (2.74%) React
8 11 (2.74%) XML
9 10 (2.49%) WCF
10 9 (2.24%) HTML5
11 7 (1.75%) jQuery
11 7 (1.75%) RESTful
11 7 (1.75%) Sass
12 6 (1.50%) Ionic Framework
13 5 (1.25%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (1.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 164 (40.90%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (12.47%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.73%) User Experience
5 21 (5.24%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (3.49%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.24%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.99%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.99%) e-Learning
10 11 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.75%) Replication
13 5 (1.25%) NHS
14 4 (1.00%) Fintech
14 4 (1.00%) Social Media
15 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
15 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.96%) Windows
2 45 (11.22%) Windows Server
3 41 (10.22%) Linux
4 30 (7.48%) Unix
5 12 (2.99%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.00%) Android
12 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (13.72%) ITIL
3 54 (13.47%) Mentoring
4 40 (9.98%) Coaching
5 36 (8.98%) DevOps
6 35 (8.73%) Scrum
6 35 (8.73%) SDLC
7 34 (8.48%) Project Management
8 32 (7.98%) E-Commerce
9 30 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (6.48%) Service Management
11 25 (6.23%) Software Engineering
12 23 (5.74%) Business Analysis
12 23 (5.74%) Time Management
13 22 (5.49%) Collaborative Working
14 21 (5.24%) Change Management
14 21 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (4.74%) Configuration Management
15 19 (4.74%) Open Source
16 18 (4.49%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 103 (25.69%) SQL
2 52 (12.97%) Java
3 43 (10.72%) Python
4 41 (10.22%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.48%) T-SQL
6 25 (6.23%) Bash Shell
7 21 (5.24%) C
7 21 (5.24%) PHP
8 20 (4.99%) Ruby
9 19 (4.74%) C#
10 16 (3.99%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.74%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.99%) VB
13 11 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.74%) VBA
14 7 (1.75%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.50%) Java 8
15 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.00%) C++
16 4 (1.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 75 (18.70%) Degree
2 18 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.00%) CISSP
4 8 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.75%) MCSA
6 6 (1.50%) CCNA
6 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.50%) CISM
6 6 (1.50%) DBS Check
6 6 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.25%) CISA
8 4 (1.00%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.00%) MCDST
8 4 (1.00%) MCSE
9 3 (0.75%) CCNP
9 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.98%) SLA
2 23 (5.74%) QA
3 10 (2.49%) GDPR
4 9 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.24%) PMO
5 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.50%) IFRS
7 2 (0.50%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 34 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.48%) Docker
3 18 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (4.99%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (4.49%) Puppet
3 16 (3.99%) Cobbler
3 16 (3.99%) Tivoli
4 11 (2.74%) Ansible
5 9 (2.24%) Rundeck
6 6 (1.50%) DameWare
6 6 (1.50%) MaaS360
7 5 (1.25%) SCCM
7 5 (1.25%) SCOM
8 4 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.50%) Packer
9 2 (0.50%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.50%) Terraform
10 1 (0.25%) Iperf
10 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 101 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.98%) Oracle
3 35 (8.73%) VMware
4 21 (5.24%) Cisco
5 16 (3.99%) EnterpriseDB
6 11 (2.74%) HP
7 9 (2.24%) Citrix
7 9 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.24%) Tableau
7 9 (2.24%) Veritas
8 7 (1.75%) Google
8 7 (1.75%) Sophos
9 6 (1.50%) Bomgar
9 6 (1.50%) Kaspersky
9 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.50%) SAP
10 4 (1.00%) Avaya
10 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.00%) Xerox
11 3 (0.75%) Apple