Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 446 550 633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.28% 9.69% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 10.63% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 369 427 497
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,550 £23,300
25th Percentile £32,996 £31,250 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -3.90%
75th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile " £68,100 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.38%

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 4,480 5,173 6,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.22% 91.17% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,673 4,368 5,688
10th Percentile £29,015 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,950 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -7 235 £52,500 +23.53% 68
South Yorkshire -3 112 £60,000 +41.18% 20
North Yorkshire +1 67 £40,000 +14.29% 9
East Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 217 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (38.79%) DevOps
3 134 (30.04%) SQL
4 130 (29.15%) Azure
4 130 (29.15%) Infrastructure as Code
5 127 (28.48%) Opscode Chef
6 117 (26.23%) Docker
7 116 (26.01%) Python
8 109 (24.44%) Terraform
9 108 (24.22%) Kubernetes
10 107 (23.99%) JavaScript
10 107 (23.99%) Ruby
11 104 (23.32%) Configuration Management
12 102 (22.87%) Go
13 101 (22.65%) Puppet
14 100 (22.42%) SaltStack
14 100 (22.42%) Pulumi
15 97 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
16 92 (20.63%) C#
17 81 (18.16%) MySQL
17 81 (18.16%) Microsoft
18 78 (17.49%) Ansible
19 76 (17.04%) Linux
19 76 (17.04%) AWS
20 75 (16.82%) Analytics
21 73 (16.37%) PHP
22 71 (15.92%) Java
23 67 (15.02%) Windows
24 66 (14.80%) PowerShell
25 60 (13.45%) .NET

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 27 (6.05%) Apache
2 10 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.57%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.90%) CMS
6 4 (0.90%) Confluence
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.67%) nginx
8 2 (0.45%) Kentico
9 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.67%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.22%) Figma
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.22%) Sketch
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) HFM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 130 (29.15%) Azure
2 100 (22.42%) Pulumi
3 76 (17.04%) AWS
4 51 (11.43%) Amazon EKS
5 50 (11.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 50 (11.21%) Datadog
6 35 (7.85%) Microsoft 365
7 25 (5.61%) Power Platform
8 13 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (2.69%) GCP
10 11 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (2.47%) Azure Machine Learning
11 10 (2.24%) SaaS
12 7 (1.57%) npm
12 7 (1.57%) PaaS
13 6 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (1.35%) GitHub
14 5 (1.12%) IaaS
14 5 (1.12%) NuGet
15 4 (0.90%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.69%) DNS
2 11 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.24%) Firewall
4 8 (1.79%) VPN
5 7 (1.57%) DHCP
5 7 (1.57%) SAN
5 7 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.35%) LAN
6 6 (1.35%) Skype
6 6 (1.35%) WAN
7 4 (0.90%) Internet
7 4 (0.90%) Intranet
8 3 (0.67%) DLNA
8 3 (0.67%) HTTP
8 3 (0.67%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.67%) UPnP
9 2 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.16%) MySQL
2 54 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 51 (11.43%) Redis
4 50 (11.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 50 (11.21%) Cosmos DB
4 50 (11.21%) MariaDB
4 50 (11.21%) MongoDB
4 50 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.71%) Power BI
5 21 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.59%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.47%) Data Lake
9 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.24%) Delta Lake
11 8 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.79%) Informix
11 8 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (13.00%) Jenkins
2 55 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (9.64%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.69%) JIRA
6 6 (1.35%) Babel
6 6 (1.35%) webpack
7 5 (1.12%) NUnit
7 5 (1.12%) SonarQube
7 5 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.67%) GCC
8 3 (0.67%) GDB
8 3 (0.67%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.67%) JUnit
8 3 (0.67%) Mockito
9 2 (0.45%) git-flow
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.45%) Subversion
10 1 (0.22%) GitLab
General
1 57 (12.78%) Finance
2 31 (6.95%) Games
3 23 (5.16%) Marketing
4 12 (2.69%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.57%) Retail
7 6 (1.35%) Electronics
7 6 (1.35%) Law
7 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.67%) Billing
8 3 (0.67%) Local Government
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (28.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (26.23%) Developer
3 60 (13.45%) Azure Engineer
4 50 (11.21%) AWS DevOps
4 50 (11.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 50 (11.21%) AWS Engineer
4 50 (11.21%) Azure DevOps
4 50 (11.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 33 (7.40%) .NET Developer
5 33 (7.40%) Analyst
6 20 (4.48%) Architect
6 20 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.26%) Junior
8 17 (3.81%) Applications Support
8 17 (3.81%) IT Support
8 17 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.36%) Designer
9 15 (3.36%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.45%) .NET
2 49 (10.99%) HTML
3 40 (8.97%) Web Services
4 34 (7.62%) CSS
5 30 (6.73%) Kafka
6 21 (4.71%) React
7 20 (4.48%) Apache Flex
8 17 (3.81%) ASP.NET
9 16 (3.59%) jQuery
9 16 (3.59%) JSON
9 16 (3.59%) REST
10 15 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.36%) HTML5
11 14 (3.14%) XML
12 13 (2.91%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.24%) Node.js
13 10 (2.24%) RESTful
13 10 (2.24%) SOAP
14 9 (2.02%) CSS3
14 9 (2.02%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 97 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
3 50 (11.21%) Enterprise Cloud
4 41 (9.19%) User Experience
5 35 (7.85%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.47%) NHS
9 10 (2.24%) Robotics
10 8 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.57%) iPad
11 7 (1.57%) iPhone
11 7 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.35%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.35%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.12%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.12%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (17.04%) Linux
2 67 (15.02%) Windows
3 27 (6.05%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (3.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (3.59%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.14%) Android
7 6 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.67%) CentOS
9 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (38.79%) DevOps
3 130 (29.15%) Infrastructure as Code
4 104 (23.32%) Configuration Management
5 75 (16.82%) Analytics
6 60 (13.45%) Deployment Automation
7 54 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (11.21%) Web Application Development
9 37 (8.30%) Coaching
10 32 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (6.95%) ITIL
11 31 (6.95%) Web Development
12 29 (6.50%) Release Management
13 28 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 25 (5.61%) Scrum
14 25 (5.61%) Visualisation
15 24 (5.38%) Mentoring
15 24 (5.38%) MVC
16 22 (4.93%) Collaborative Working
17 20 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (30.04%) SQL
2 116 (26.01%) Python
3 107 (23.99%) JavaScript
3 107 (23.99%) Ruby
4 102 (22.87%) Go
5 92 (20.63%) C#
6 73 (16.37%) PHP
7 71 (15.92%) Java
8 66 (14.80%) PowerShell
9 57 (12.78%) TypeScript
10 52 (11.66%) Bash Shell
11 50 (11.21%) Groovy
12 22 (4.93%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.91%) C
14 11 (2.47%) C++
15 5 (1.12%) ES6
16 4 (0.90%) R
16 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (11.43%) AWS Certification
2 29 (6.50%) Degree
3 11 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) CCNP
7 1 (0.22%) GIAC
7 1 (0.22%) HNC
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.22%) PhD
7 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.26%) SLA
2 8 (1.79%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) GDPR
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.22%) GRC
6 1 (0.22%) IFRS
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.22%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 117 (26.23%) Docker
2 56 (12.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 127 (28.48%) Opscode Chef
2 109 (24.44%) Terraform
3 108 (24.22%) Kubernetes
4 101 (22.65%) Puppet
5 78 (17.49%) Ansible
6 56 (12.56%) Grafana
6 56 (12.56%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.79%) SCCM
8 6 (1.35%) SCOM
8 6 (1.35%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.67%) WSUS
11 1 (0.22%) Nessus
11 1 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 100 (22.42%) SaltStack
2 81 (18.16%) Microsoft
3 51 (11.43%) New Relic
4 31 (6.95%) Oracle
5 26 (5.83%) Citrix
6 16 (3.59%) Adobe
6 16 (3.59%) VMware
7 11 (2.47%) Databricks
7 11 (2.47%) Veeam
8 10 (2.24%) Automation Anywhere
8 10 (2.24%) Blue Prism
8 10 (2.24%) Google
8 10 (2.24%) Kofax
8 10 (2.24%) UiPath
9 7 (1.57%) Apple
9 7 (1.57%) iManage
10 6 (1.35%) CommVault
11 5 (1.12%) Dell
12 4 (0.90%) Cisco
12 4 (0.90%) EMC