Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 398 363 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.72% 7.78% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 8.41% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 316 304 524
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,375 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £24,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +14.67% -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 3,808 4,315 6,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.01% 92.48% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,164 3,620 5,534
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +6 273 £45,000 - 72
Wakefield +23 36 £27,000 -36.47% 7
Bradford -3 35 £45,000 - 10
Wetherby -1 13 £24,500 -5.77% 3
Huddersfield +13 11 £26,500 -24.29% 4
Halifax +16 9 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Castleford - 3 £22,500 - 3
Sowerby Bridge - 2 - - 1
Pontefract - 1 £40,000 - 1
Elland - 1 £31,000 -
Hebden Bridge - 1 £28,000 -
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 150 (37.69%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (30.15%) SQL
4 118 (29.65%) Finance
5 107 (26.88%) Microsoft
6 76 (19.10%) ITIL
6 76 (19.10%) Windows
7 60 (15.08%) Azure
8 54 (13.57%) SQL Server
9 49 (12.31%) Scrum
9 49 (12.31%) Decision-Making
10 43 (10.80%) .NET
11 42 (10.55%) C#
12 41 (10.30%) Java
12 41 (10.30%) AWS
13 39 (9.80%) ITIL V3
13 39 (9.80%) Linux
14 37 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (9.30%) Docker
15 36 (9.05%) Office 365
16 35 (8.79%) Project Management
17 34 (8.54%) Test Automation
18 32 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (8.04%) Software Engineering
19 31 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
19 31 (7.79%) Coaching
20 30 (7.54%) DevOps
20 30 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
20 30 (7.54%) JIRA

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 20 (5.03%) Confluence
2 12 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.26%) CMS
4 8 (2.01%) IIS
5 7 (1.76%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.26%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.26%) SAS
7 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.75%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.53%) assyst
2 14 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.01%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.75%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.75%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.08%) Azure
2 41 (10.30%) AWS
3 36 (9.05%) Office 365
4 26 (6.53%) Power Platform
5 11 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.01%) GCP
7 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.75%) GitHub
7 3 (0.75%) SaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.50%) Force.com
8 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.50%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.77%) LAN
1 15 (3.77%) Skype
1 15 (3.77%) WAN
2 14 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.76%) Network Security
4 8 (2.01%) VoIP
5 7 (1.76%) Firewall
6 6 (1.51%) AMQP
6 6 (1.51%) VPN
7 5 (1.26%) DHCP
7 5 (1.26%) DNS
7 5 (1.26%) FTP
7 5 (1.26%) SSL
7 5 (1.26%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (1.01%) PBX
8 4 (1.01%) SMPP
8 4 (1.01%) SMS
8 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.50%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (6.53%) Power BI
4 21 (5.28%) MySQL
5 15 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.26%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.26%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.01%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.54%) JIRA
2 22 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.51%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.01%) Selenium
7 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.01%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.75%) Subversion
8 3 (0.75%) TestRail
9 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.25%) MSI
10 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.25%) webpack
10 1 (0.25%) WiX
10 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 118 (29.65%) Finance
2 24 (6.03%) Retail
3 18 (4.52%) Banking
3 18 (4.52%) Legal
4 16 (4.02%) Marketing
5 12 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.76%) Publishing
7 9 (2.26%) Law
7 9 (2.26%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.51%) Police
10 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (26.63%) Analyst
2 54 (13.57%) Developer
3 26 (6.53%) Software Engineer
4 24 (6.03%) IT Analyst
5 23 (5.78%) Business Analyst
5 23 (5.78%) Service Analyst
6 20 (5.03%) Support Analyst
7 18 (4.52%) Development Manager
8 16 (4.02%) Junior
8 16 (4.02%) Junior Developer
8 16 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.52%) Business Development Manager
10 14 (3.52%) Business Manager
10 14 (3.52%) IT Support
10 14 (3.52%) New Business Development Manager
11 13 (3.27%) Tester
12 12 (3.02%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (3.02%) Technical Leader
13 11 (2.76%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.80%) .NET
2 18 (4.52%) CSS
3 17 (4.27%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.02%) Web Services
5 14 (3.52%) Node.js
5 14 (3.52%) React
5 14 (3.52%) REST
6 13 (3.27%) HTML
7 10 (2.51%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.51%) Sass
7 10 (2.51%) XML
8 9 (2.26%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.01%) RESTful
9 8 (2.01%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.76%) HTML5
11 5 (1.26%) Entity Framework
11 5 (1.26%) SAP Basis
11 5 (1.26%) Spring
11 5 (1.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 150 (37.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.53%) User Experience
3 14 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.51%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.26%) iSeries
7 5 (1.26%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.01%) EPoS
9 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.75%) Robotics
10 2 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.50%) NHS
10 2 (0.50%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.10%) Windows
2 39 (9.80%) Linux
3 21 (5.28%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.52%) Unix
5 17 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.76%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.01%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.76%) Android
8 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.76%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.26%) Debian
10 4 (1.01%) CentOS
10 4 (1.01%) FreeBSD
10 4 (1.01%) FreeNAS
10 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (19.10%) ITIL
3 49 (12.31%) Decision-Making
3 49 (12.31%) Scrum
4 39 (9.80%) ITIL V3
5 37 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (8.79%) Project Management
7 34 (8.54%) Test Automation
8 32 (8.04%) Software Engineering
9 31 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (7.79%) Coaching
10 30 (7.54%) DevOps
11 29 (7.29%) ITSM
12 28 (7.04%) SDLC
12 28 (7.04%) Service Management
13 27 (6.78%) Mentoring
14 26 (6.53%) Acceptance Criteria
15 24 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (5.78%) Change Management
16 23 (5.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.15%) SQL
2 42 (10.55%) C#
3 41 (10.30%) Java
4 28 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 27 (6.78%) Python
6 26 (6.53%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.27%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.52%) PHP
10 12 (3.02%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.01%) Ruby
11 8 (2.01%) VB
12 7 (1.76%) Go
13 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.01%) ABAP
15 4 (1.01%) VBScript
15 4 (1.01%) XAML
16 3 (0.75%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (5.78%) Degree
2 14 (3.52%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.51%) CISA
4 6 (1.51%) CISM
4 6 (1.51%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.51%) RHCE
4 6 (1.51%) SANS
4 6 (1.51%) SSCP
5 5 (1.26%) CCSA
5 5 (1.26%) CCSE
5 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.50%) ISEB
7 2 (0.50%) MCSE
7 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCIE
8 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.77%) SLA
2 17 (4.27%) QA
3 12 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.51%) NIST
6 5 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.26%) GDPR
6 5 (1.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 37 (9.30%) Docker
2 21 (5.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.01%) KVM
4 4 (1.01%) vSphere
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (4.02%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.52%) Ansible
3 10 (2.51%) Terraform
4 9 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.26%) Puppet
5 6 (1.51%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.51%) Mesos
5 6 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.51%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.26%) Grafana
6 5 (1.26%) SCCM
6 5 (1.26%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.01%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.01%) Proxmox
8 1 (0.25%) Rancher
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.78%) VMware
3 20 (5.03%) Oracle
4 13 (3.27%) SAP
5 12 (3.02%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.51%) Cisco
7 9 (2.26%) IBM
8 8 (2.01%) Tableau
9 7 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.51%) Avaya
10 6 (1.51%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.51%) Unisys
11 5 (1.26%) Citrix
11 5 (1.26%) Percona
11 5 (1.26%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.26%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.01%) IBM Sterling
12 4 (1.01%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.01%) Polycom