Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 302 658 853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.80% 8.65% 9.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 9.54% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 253 541 737
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,900 £22,500 £20,650
90th Percentile £66,750 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 3,186 6,895 8,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.81% 90.59% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,723 5,547 7,298
Median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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
West Yorkshire +1 196 £43,000 +13.16% 26
South Yorkshire +7 61 £35,000 +2.94% 12
North Yorkshire +46 41 £39,762 +24.26% 10
East Yorkshire -2 5 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 110 (36.42%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (30.46%) SQL
3 85 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (25.83%) Finance
5 63 (20.86%) Microsoft
6 61 (20.20%) Windows
7 59 (19.54%) ITIL
8 53 (17.55%) Degree
9 51 (16.89%) C#
10 45 (14.90%) SQL Server
11 43 (14.24%) Azure
12 42 (13.91%) JavaScript
12 42 (13.91%) DevOps
13 38 (12.58%) Project Management
14 37 (12.25%) Management Information System
15 35 (11.59%) Windows Server
16 34 (11.26%) Software Engineering
17 32 (10.60%) .NET
18 31 (10.26%) Scrum
19 30 (9.93%) Retail
19 30 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (9.27%) AWS
20 28 (9.27%) Java
20 28 (9.27%) Project Delivery
21 27 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
21 27 (8.94%) VMware
21 27 (8.94%) Service Management
21 27 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
22 26 (8.61%) AngularJS
22 26 (8.61%) PowerShell

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 21 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.30%) IIS
3 9 (2.98%) Confluence
3 9 (2.98%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.32%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.66%) assyst
2 5 (1.66%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (1.66%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.24%) Azure
2 28 (9.27%) AWS
3 20 (6.62%) Office 365
4 15 (4.97%) Power Platform
5 10 (3.31%) GCP
6 6 (1.99%) npm
6 6 (1.99%) SaaS
7 5 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.66%) Firebase
7 5 (1.66%) Yammer
8 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.66%) Force.com
9 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.66%) Route 53
9 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.95%) WAN
2 20 (6.62%) LAN
3 15 (4.97%) VPN
4 14 (4.64%) Firewall
5 9 (2.98%) Internet
5 9 (2.98%) Skype
5 9 (2.98%) SSL
6 8 (2.65%) SAN
7 7 (2.32%) DNS
8 6 (1.99%) BGP
8 6 (1.99%) IPsec
9 5 (1.66%) DHCP
10 4 (1.32%) FTP
10 4 (1.32%) IPv4
10 4 (1.32%) OSPF
10 4 (1.32%) VLAN
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.99%) Network Security
11 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.97%) Power BI
3 13 (4.30%) MySQL
4 10 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.32%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.66%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.32%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.30%) JIRA
3 12 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.99%) Babel
6 6 (1.99%) Subversion
6 6 (1.99%) Travis CI
6 6 (1.99%) webpack
7 5 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.32%) Postman
8 4 (1.32%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.66%) Maven
9 2 (0.66%) Snyk
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 78 (25.83%) Finance
2 30 (9.93%) Retail
3 15 (4.97%) Marketing
4 14 (4.64%) Banking
4 14 (4.64%) Local Government
5 13 (4.30%) Legal
5 13 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.98%) Law
7 8 (2.65%) Public Sector
8 7 (2.32%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.99%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 50 (16.56%) Analyst
2 45 (14.90%) Developer
3 30 (9.93%) Software Engineer
4 14 (4.64%) Architect
5 12 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (3.97%) IT Manager
6 11 (3.64%) IT Analyst
6 11 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 11 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (3.31%) Administrator
7 10 (3.31%) Business Analyst
7 10 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (3.31%) Junior
8 9 (2.98%) Data Architect
9 8 (2.65%) Consultant
9 8 (2.65%) Operations Manager
9 8 (2.65%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.60%) .NET
2 26 (8.61%) AngularJS
3 22 (7.28%) CSS
3 22 (7.28%) HTML
4 16 (5.30%) .NET Framework
5 15 (4.97%) Sass
6 12 (3.97%) XML
7 11 (3.64%) Vue.js
8 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.98%) Node.js
9 9 (2.98%) ODBC
9 9 (2.98%) REST
10 7 (2.32%) .NET Core
10 7 (2.32%) LESS
10 7 (2.32%) RESTful
11 6 (1.99%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.99%) Immutable.js
11 6 (1.99%) Jest
11 6 (1.99%) OAuth
11 6 (1.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 110 (36.42%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.25%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.28%) User Experience
4 10 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.98%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.32%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (2.32%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.32%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.66%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.66%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.32%) Clustering
10 3 (0.99%) Blog
10 3 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.66%) iSeries
11 2 (0.66%) PKI
12 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.20%) Windows
2 35 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.62%) Linux
4 10 (3.31%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.99%) Unix
5 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.66%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) CentOS
9 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.33%) FreeNAS
9 1 (0.33%) MVS
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.54%) ITIL
3 42 (13.91%) DevOps
4 38 (12.58%) Project Management
5 34 (11.26%) Software Engineering
6 31 (10.26%) Scrum
7 30 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.27%) Project Delivery
9 27 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (8.94%) Service Management
10 25 (8.28%) Coaching
11 24 (7.95%) Test Automation
12 22 (7.28%) Mentoring
13 21 (6.95%) ITIL V3
13 21 (6.95%) SDLC
14 20 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.62%) Change Management
14 20 (6.62%) Decision-Making
14 20 (6.62%) OO
15 19 (6.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (30.46%) SQL
2 51 (16.89%) C#
3 42 (13.91%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.27%) Java
5 26 (8.61%) PowerShell
6 23 (7.62%) Python
7 14 (4.64%) PHP
8 12 (3.97%) VBScript
9 11 (3.64%) C
10 9 (2.98%) C++
10 9 (2.98%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.98%) VB
11 8 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.65%) Ruby
11 8 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.66%) R
15 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.66%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 53 (17.55%) Degree
2 16 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.65%) PhD
5 8 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.99%) CCNA
7 4 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.32%) MCSE
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.66%) CCIE
9 2 (0.66%) CCSP
9 2 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CISM
9 2 (0.66%) CISSP
9 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) SLA
2 21 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.97%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.65%) QA
5 6 (1.99%) GDPR
5 6 (1.99%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.66%) COBIT
6 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.64%) Docker
3 7 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.98%) Puppet
3 8 (2.65%) Terraform
4 7 (2.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.99%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.99%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.66%) SCCM
7 4 (1.32%) Ansible
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.99%) Rancher
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.66%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.66%) Istio
9 2 (0.66%) linkerd
9 2 (0.66%) Nessus
9 2 (0.66%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 63 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.94%) VMware
3 20 (6.62%) Oracle
4 15 (4.97%) Cisco
5 13 (4.30%) IBM
6 12 (3.97%) Autodesk
7 8 (2.65%) Citrix
7 8 (2.65%) Unisys
8 7 (2.32%) Google
9 6 (1.99%) Apple
9 6 (1.99%) EnterpriseDB
10 5 (1.66%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.66%) iManage
10 5 (1.66%) Intapp
10 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.66%) Splunk
10 5 (1.66%) Tableau
11 4 (1.32%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (1.32%) Nintex
11 4 (1.32%) Perforce