Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 745 308 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.69% 8.29% 9.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 8.89% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 505 241 443
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £23,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £28,804
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,000 - £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,389 3,463 5,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.65% 93.19% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,576 2,934 4,638
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,055 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £37,500 £34,851
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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
West Yorkshire +20 463 £42,500 -22.73% 119
South Yorkshire -1 170 £42,500 -19.05% 31
North Yorkshire +4 70 £50,000 +25.00% 19
East Yorkshire +3 18 £34,500 +81.58% 2
Humberside - 15 - -
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 329 (44.16%) Social Skills
2 296 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (36.38%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (28.32%) SQL
5 185 (24.83%) Microsoft
6 177 (23.76%) DevOps
7 153 (20.54%) Azure
8 134 (17.99%) Finance
9 129 (17.32%) Analytics
10 124 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
11 119 (15.97%) Python
12 116 (15.57%) JavaScript
13 108 (14.50%) AWS
14 102 (13.69%) Windows
15 101 (13.56%) Kubernetes
16 93 (12.48%) Retail
17 91 (12.21%) Terraform
18 88 (11.81%) Docker
19 85 (11.41%) Microsoft 365
19 85 (11.41%) Infrastructure as Code
20 83 (11.14%) .NET
21 82 (11.01%) CSS
22 79 (10.60%) HTML
22 79 (10.60%) SQL Server
23 77 (10.34%) C#
23 77 (10.34%) Degree
23 77 (10.34%) Organisational Skills
24 76 (10.20%) Data Analysis
24 76 (10.20%) Linux
25 75 (10.07%) Active Directory

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 29 (3.89%) SAS
2 25 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.82%) Confluence
4 11 (1.48%) IIS
5 10 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.67%) CMS
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.54%) Moodle
8 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.27%) Luigi
10 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.94%) SPSS
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.13%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 11 (1.48%) Summit
2 10 (1.34%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) iTrent
4 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.13%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 153 (20.54%) Azure
2 108 (14.50%) AWS
3 85 (11.41%) Microsoft 365
4 60 (8.05%) Pulumi
5 50 (6.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 49 (6.58%) Amazon EKS
6 49 (6.58%) Power Platform
7 24 (3.22%) SaaS
8 18 (2.42%) GCP
9 17 (2.28%) Slack
10 15 (2.01%) Azure Monitor
11 13 (1.74%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 11 (1.48%) Datadog
13 10 (1.34%) PaaS
14 9 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (1.21%) Google Analytics
14 9 (1.21%) Google Data Studio
14 9 (1.21%) Google Sheets
14 9 (1.21%) Google Tag Manager
14 9 (1.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.50%) Firewall
2 36 (4.83%) VoIP
3 27 (3.62%) SAN
4 21 (2.82%) Wireless
5 20 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.42%) Broadband
6 18 (2.42%) VLAN
7 17 (2.28%) Internet
7 17 (2.28%) Network Security
7 17 (2.28%) VPN
8 16 (2.15%) DNS
8 16 (2.15%) Skype
8 16 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (2.01%) DHCP
9 15 (2.01%) LAN
10 11 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (1.48%) WAN
11 10 (1.34%) HTTP
11 10 (1.34%) SSL
12 8 (1.07%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.31%) Power BI
3 33 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (3.62%) MySQL
6 24 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.22%) Tableau
7 19 (2.55%) Redis
7 19 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.74%) Metadata
11 11 (1.48%) Big Data
11 11 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (1.48%) MariaDB
11 11 (1.48%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.34%) OLAP
12 10 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.58%) JIRA
3 41 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.21%) GitLab
7 9 (1.21%) Postman
8 8 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.94%) Selenium
10 5 (0.67%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.67%) NUnit
10 5 (0.67%) YouTrack
11 4 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.40%) JMeter
12 3 (0.40%) Maven
12 3 (0.40%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 329 (44.16%) Social Skills
2 271 (36.38%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (17.99%) Finance
4 93 (12.48%) Retail
5 77 (10.34%) Organisational Skills
6 47 (6.31%) Public Sector
7 30 (4.03%) Games
8 26 (3.49%) Banking
8 26 (3.49%) Law
8 26 (3.49%) Legal
9 23 (3.09%) Marketing
10 17 (2.28%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (1.48%) Influencing Skills
11 11 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.48%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.34%) Publishing
13 8 (1.07%) Local Government
14 4 (0.54%) Automotive
14 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 148 (19.87%) Developer
2 103 (13.83%) Analyst
3 77 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
5 52 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 49 (6.58%) AWS DevOps
6 49 (6.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 29 (3.89%) IT Support
8 27 (3.62%) Support Engineer
9 23 (3.09%) Consultant
9 23 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (2.95%) IT Engineer
11 21 (2.82%) Support Specialist
12 20 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.68%) Software Engineer
13 19 (2.55%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 17 (2.28%) Service Desk Engineer
15 16 (2.15%) Azure Engineer
15 16 (2.15%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.14%) .NET
2 82 (11.01%) CSS
3 79 (10.60%) HTML
4 44 (5.91%) jQuery
5 37 (4.97%) .NET Core
5 37 (4.97%) Web Services
6 36 (4.83%) React
7 30 (4.03%) Node.js
8 26 (3.49%) RESTful
9 21 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (2.68%) LINQ
10 20 (2.68%) XML
11 17 (2.28%) Sass
12 16 (2.15%) ASP.NET
13 14 (1.88%) JSON
13 14 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (1.61%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.61%) Kafka
15 11 (1.48%) ARM Templates
15 11 (1.48%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.40%) Algorithms
2 49 (6.58%) Enterprise Cloud
3 44 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (5.23%) User Experience
5 30 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
6 28 (3.76%) Analytical Mindset
7 23 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 23 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.68%) NHS
9 19 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.01%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.07%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.94%) CMDB
14 7 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
15 6 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.81%) PMI
15 6 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.69%) Windows
2 76 (10.20%) Linux
3 51 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 35 (4.70%) Windows 10
6 24 (3.22%) Android
6 24 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.67%) VMS
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.27%) Unix
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (23.76%) DevOps
3 129 (17.32%) Analytics
4 124 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (11.41%) Infrastructure as Code
6 76 (10.20%) Data Analysis
7 73 (9.80%) Scrum
8 71 (9.53%) Configuration Management
9 58 (7.79%) Data Science
9 58 (7.79%) Logistics
10 56 (7.52%) Product Management
11 53 (7.11%) Time Management
12 52 (6.98%) ITIL
13 49 (6.58%) Deployment Automation
14 47 (6.31%) Data Interpretation
14 47 (6.31%) SDLC
15 46 (6.17%) Mathematics
15 46 (6.17%) Project Management
16 44 (5.91%) Mentoring
17 43 (5.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 211 (28.32%) SQL
2 119 (15.97%) Python
3 116 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 77 (10.34%) C#
5 72 (9.66%) Ruby
6 68 (9.13%) Go
7 58 (7.79%) VBA
8 49 (6.58%) Java
8 49 (6.58%) PowerShell
9 47 (6.31%) PHP
10 32 (4.30%) C
11 26 (3.49%) VB
12 19 (2.55%) Groovy
13 18 (2.42%) R
14 17 (2.28%) C++
15 16 (2.15%) Bash
16 15 (2.01%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 12 (1.61%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 77 (10.34%) Degree
2 49 (6.58%) AWS Certification
3 21 (2.82%) DBS Check
4 19 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.21%) Analytics IQ
8 8 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.81%) CCNP
9 6 (0.81%) PMP
10 5 (0.67%) CISSP
10 5 (0.67%) ISEB
11 4 (0.54%) CEH
11 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.77%) SLA
2 26 (3.49%) QA
3 14 (1.88%) PMO
4 12 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.61%) GDPR
5 8 (1.07%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.94%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (0.81%) Good Clinical Practice
7 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.67%) NCSC
9 2 (0.27%) GMP
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) GRC
10 1 (0.13%) P3O
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (11.81%) Docker
2 75 (10.07%) Active Directory
3 35 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.81%) iptables
7 5 (0.67%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 101 (13.56%) Kubernetes
2 91 (12.21%) Terraform
3 70 (9.40%) Puppet
4 68 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.49%) SCCM
6 23 (3.09%) Ansible
7 17 (2.28%) SCOM
8 16 (2.15%) SCVMM
9 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (1.48%) Grafana
10 11 (1.48%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.21%) Matomo
12 6 (0.81%) WSUS
13 5 (0.67%) Nessus
13 5 (0.67%) QRadar
14 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.54%) CloudForms
15 2 (0.27%) Istio
15 2 (0.27%) Opsgenie
15 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 185 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.05%) SaltStack
3 45 (6.04%) Oracle
4 36 (4.83%) Google
4 36 (4.83%) VMware
5 30 (4.03%) SAP
6 27 (3.62%) Cisco
7 24 (3.22%) Citrix
7 24 (3.22%) IBM
8 23 (3.09%) Veeam
9 20 (2.68%) Adobe
9 20 (2.68%) NEC
9 20 (2.68%) Northgate
10 17 (2.28%) Commvault
11 11 (1.48%) New Relic
12 10 (1.34%) Apple
12 10 (1.34%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.21%) Snowplow
13 9 (1.21%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.07%) DocuSign