Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 16 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 47 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 11.06% 12.45% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.60% 15.21% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 36
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,800 £35,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £62,500 £48,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -11.11%

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 Woking with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Woking
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 373 401 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 87.76% 81.84% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 348 342 490
Woking median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,050 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £57,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Woking.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Woking

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Woking.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Woking

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Woking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Woking over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Woking

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Woking region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 36 (76.60%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
3 18 (38.30%) TDD
3 18 (38.30%) Selenium
3 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
3 18 (38.30%) SDLC
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (25.53%) C#
7 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.28%) Ruby
8 10 (21.28%) System Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Kanban
8 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
8 10 (21.28%) WATIR
8 10 (21.28%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) TestRail
9 9 (19.15%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (19.15%) User Experience
9 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
9 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (19.15%) JIRA
9 9 (19.15%) Web Development
9 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
9 9 (19.15%) Bitbucket
9 9 (19.15%) Jenkins

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) Power BI
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.13%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) TestRail
2 10 (21.28%) WATIR
3 9 (19.15%) Bitbucket
3 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.15%) JIRA
4 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Test Automation Specialist
1 17 (36.17%) Test Specialist
2 11 (23.40%) Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Automation Tester
4 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Junior
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (76.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) User Experience
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
2 18 (38.30%) SDLC
2 18 (38.30%) TDD
2 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Acceptance Criteria
3 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) Kanban
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) System Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
6 9 (19.15%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (19.15%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Web Development
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
8 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) Ruby
4 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) CCNA
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCITP
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.13%) LPIC
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Apple
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Dell
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Infor
3 1 (2.13%) Intel
3 1 (2.13%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) Veeam
3 1 (2.13%) VMware