Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 237 415 542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.36% 9.24% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 10.13% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 200 385 485
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,350
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%

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 2,371 4,098 6,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.64% 91.25% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 3,447 5,303
Median annual salary £49,750 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.07% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,950
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +3 187 £42,500 - 20
Bradford +1 17 £43,000 +14.67% 4
Wakefield +3 12 £55,000 +44.74% 2
Pontefract - 4 £40,000 -
Huddersfield +10 1 - -
Halifax +9 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Ilkley +6 1 £48,000 +47.69% 1
Wetherby +2 1 £21,500 -12.24% 2
Hebden Bridge - 1 £28,000 -
Elland - 1 £30,000 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 82 (34.60%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (33.33%) Finance
3 75 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (30.38%) SQL
5 56 (23.63%) ITIL
6 53 (22.36%) Windows
7 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
8 35 (14.77%) Azure
9 31 (13.08%) ITIL V3
9 31 (13.08%) Windows Server
10 30 (12.66%) DevOps
11 29 (12.24%) SQL Server
12 27 (11.39%) Java
12 27 (11.39%) Project Management
13 26 (10.97%) Scrum
14 25 (10.55%) SharePoint
14 25 (10.55%) Degree
15 24 (10.13%) AWS
16 23 (9.70%) Software Engineering
16 23 (9.70%) Tech Ops
17 22 (9.28%) JavaScript
17 22 (9.28%) C#
17 22 (9.28%) .NET
17 22 (9.28%) JIRA
18 21 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (8.86%) Test Automation
18 21 (8.86%) SDLC
18 21 (8.86%) VMware
19 20 (8.44%) Oracle
19 20 (8.44%) Python

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 (10.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.06%) Confluence
3 10 (4.22%) IIS
4 5 (2.11%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.69%) CMS
5 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.27%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) assyst
2 6 (2.53%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (2.53%) Elite 3E
2 6 (2.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.77%) Azure
2 24 (10.13%) AWS
3 14 (5.91%) Power Platform
4 13 (5.49%) Office 365
5 11 (4.64%) GCP
6 5 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.11%) Firebase
7 3 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.84%) Force.com
8 2 (0.84%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.02%) WAN
2 16 (6.75%) LAN
3 7 (2.95%) Skype
4 6 (2.53%) Firewall
5 5 (2.11%) BGP
5 5 (2.11%) DHCP
5 5 (2.11%) DNS
5 5 (2.11%) FTP
5 5 (2.11%) IPsec
5 5 (2.11%) SAN
5 5 (2.11%) SSL
5 5 (2.11%) VPN
6 4 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (1.69%) PBX
6 4 (1.69%) SMPP
6 4 (1.69%) SMS
7 3 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.27%) IPv4
7 3 (1.27%) OSPF
7 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.17%) MySQL
3 14 (5.91%) Power BI
4 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.11%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (9.28%) JIRA
2 11 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.69%) Postman
6 4 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.84%) Maven
7 2 (0.84%) Snyk
8 1 (0.42%) Protractor
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Banking
3 14 (5.91%) Legal
3 14 (5.91%) Retail
4 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.80%) Law
6 7 (2.95%) Marketing
6 7 (2.95%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (16.46%) Analyst
2 35 (14.77%) Developer
3 16 (6.75%) Software Engineer
4 14 (5.91%) Administrator
5 12 (5.06%) Architect
6 11 (4.64%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.64%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (3.80%) Tester
9 8 (3.38%) Junior
9 8 (3.38%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (2.95%) Data Architect
10 7 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (2.95%) IT Support
10 7 (2.95%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.95%) Support Specialist
10 7 (2.95%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (2.53%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.53%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.28%) .NET
2 16 (6.75%) HTML
3 12 (5.06%) CSS
4 11 (4.64%) AngularJS
5 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.38%) .NET Core
6 8 (3.38%) Node.js
6 8 (3.38%) React
6 8 (3.38%) XML
7 7 (2.95%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.53%) Entity Framework
8 6 (2.53%) ODBC
8 6 (2.53%) Sass
8 6 (2.53%) Spring Boot
8 6 (2.53%) Vue.js
9 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (2.11%) RxJS
9 5 (2.11%) Spring
9 5 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (34.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.91%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.49%) User Experience
5 9 (3.80%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.11%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.27%) Blog
9 3 (1.27%) Clustering
9 3 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.27%) iSeries
10 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.36%) Windows
2 31 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.17%) Linux
4 6 (2.53%) Debian
4 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.69%) CentOS
5 4 (1.69%) FreeBSD
5 4 (1.69%) FreeNAS
5 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.69%) Unix
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.42%) MVS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.63%) ITIL
3 31 (13.08%) ITIL V3
4 30 (12.66%) DevOps
5 27 (11.39%) Project Management
6 26 (10.97%) Scrum
7 23 (9.70%) Software Engineering
7 23 (9.70%) Tech Ops
8 21 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (8.86%) SDLC
8 21 (8.86%) Test Automation
9 19 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.02%) Change Management
10 18 (7.59%) Service Management
11 17 (7.17%) ITSM
12 16 (6.75%) Decision-Making
12 16 (6.75%) Service Delivery
13 15 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (5.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.38%) SQL
2 27 (11.39%) Java
3 22 (9.28%) C#
3 22 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.44%) Python
5 19 (8.02%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.91%) PHP
7 11 (4.64%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.22%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.38%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.53%) C++
11 5 (2.11%) VBScript
12 4 (1.69%) R
12 4 (1.69%) Ruby
12 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.27%) C
13 3 (1.27%) Java 8
14 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (10.55%) Degree
2 7 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) MCSE
6 3 (1.27%) CCNA
6 3 (1.27%) ISEB
6 3 (1.27%) PhD
7 2 (0.84%) CCIE
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.64%) SLA
3 9 (3.80%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.95%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.53%) QA
6 5 (2.11%) GDPR
7 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.84%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (6.75%) Docker
2 11 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.69%) KVM
6 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) Ansible
1 8 (3.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.95%) Puppet
3 6 (2.53%) Terraform
4 5 (2.11%) Grafana
4 5 (2.11%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.11%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.69%) Cobbler
5 4 (1.69%) Proxmox
5 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.27%) Rancher
7 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.84%) Istio
7 2 (0.84%) linkerd
7 2 (0.84%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.86%) VMware
3 20 (8.44%) Oracle
4 14 (5.91%) IBM
5 13 (5.49%) Cisco
6 8 (3.38%) Unisys
7 6 (2.53%) iManage
7 6 (2.53%) Intapp
8 5 (2.11%) Google
8 5 (2.11%) IBM Sterling
8 5 (2.11%) Percona
8 5 (2.11%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.11%) Tableau
9 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.69%) Citrix
9 4 (1.69%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (1.69%) NetApp
9 4 (1.69%) Nintex
9 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.69%) Reuters