Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 22 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 560 351 655
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.49% 9.44% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.10% 10.18% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 435 276 514
10th Percentile £24,143 £26,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.25% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile " £69,625 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 5,544 3,449 6,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.00% 92.72% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,349 2,963 5,660
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +1 356 £48,000 +12.94% 115
South Yorkshire -3 131 £50,000 +38.53% 30
North Yorkshire +4 59 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East Yorkshire -10 3 £23,500 -14.55% 5
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 220 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (33.04%) Social Skills
3 164 (29.29%) DevOps
4 152 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
5 137 (24.46%) SQL
6 118 (21.07%) Infrastructure as Code
7 117 (20.89%) JavaScript
8 116 (20.71%) Python
9 115 (20.54%) Terraform
10 110 (19.64%) Docker
11 108 (19.29%) Azure
12 104 (18.57%) Ruby
13 101 (18.04%) Kubernetes
14 96 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
15 94 (16.79%) Microsoft
16 93 (16.61%) Puppet
17 92 (16.43%) Configuration Management
18 91 (16.25%) Go
19 88 (15.71%) SaltStack
19 88 (15.71%) Pulumi
20 86 (15.36%) C#
21 82 (14.64%) Finance
22 78 (13.93%) Linux
23 75 (13.39%) PHP
24 74 (13.21%) Analytics
25 69 (12.32%) Java
26 68 (12.14%) AWS
27 64 (11.43%) MySQL
28 63 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
29 62 (11.07%) TypeScript

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 11 (1.96%) Apache
2 9 (1.61%) Confluence
3 7 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.25%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.07%) nginx
4 6 (1.07%) SAS
5 5 (0.89%) CMS
6 4 (0.71%) WordPress
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
8 2 (0.36%) Kentico
9 1 (0.18%) Mailman
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.54%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.25%) Magento
4 5 (0.89%) Shopify
5 3 (0.54%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.36%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 108 (19.29%) Azure
2 88 (15.71%) Pulumi
3 68 (12.14%) AWS
4 55 (9.82%) Amazon EKS
5 45 (8.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 45 (8.04%) Power Platform
6 44 (7.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 44 (7.86%) Datadog
7 41 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
8 23 (4.11%) GCP
9 19 (3.39%) SaaS
10 10 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.43%) GitHub
11 8 (1.43%) npm
12 6 (1.07%) IaaS
12 6 (1.07%) PaaS
13 5 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.11%) Firewall
3 15 (2.68%) Broadband
4 14 (2.50%) Network Security
4 14 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (1.79%) DNS
5 10 (1.79%) LAN
5 10 (1.79%) WAN
6 8 (1.43%) DHCP
7 7 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
8 6 (1.07%) 5G
8 6 (1.07%) HTTP
8 6 (1.07%) Internet
9 4 (0.71%) Intranet
9 4 (0.71%) Sourcefire
9 4 (0.71%) VPN
10 3 (0.54%) DLNA
10 3 (0.54%) Skype
10 3 (0.54%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.43%) MySQL
2 51 (9.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 46 (8.21%) Redis
4 45 (8.04%) MariaDB
4 45 (8.04%) MongoDB
5 44 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (7.86%) Power BI
6 38 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (6.43%) SQL Server
8 22 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (2.68%) Tableau
10 14 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.07%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 44 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (7.68%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.18%) JIRA
5 9 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.43%) Babel
6 8 (1.43%) webpack
7 6 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.71%) JUnit
8 4 (0.71%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.71%) Mockito
9 3 (0.54%) GCC
9 3 (0.54%) GDB
9 3 (0.54%) git-flow
9 3 (0.54%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.54%) MSI
9 3 (0.54%) Selenium
10 2 (0.36%) Appium
10 2 (0.36%) GitLab
10 2 (0.36%) Xdebug
General
1 185 (33.04%) Social Skills
2 152 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (14.64%) Finance
4 37 (6.61%) Marketing
5 31 (5.54%) Games
6 26 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 24 (4.29%) Retail
8 23 (4.11%) Public Sector
9 22 (3.93%) Organisational Skills
10 15 (2.68%) Banking
10 15 (2.68%) Legal
11 14 (2.50%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (1.25%) Billing
13 7 (1.25%) Law
13 7 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (1.07%) Local Government
14 6 (1.07%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (20.18%) Developer
2 112 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 95 (16.96%) Analyst
4 50 (8.93%) Azure Engineer
5 44 (7.86%) AWS DevOps
5 44 (7.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 44 (7.86%) AWS Engineer
5 44 (7.86%) Azure DevOps
5 44 (7.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 23 (4.11%) Web Developer
7 22 (3.93%) Business Analyst
8 20 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 20 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 19 (3.39%) Junior
10 17 (3.04%) Data Analyst
10 17 (3.04%) Support Analyst
11 16 (2.86%) Applications Support
12 15 (2.68%) Senior Developer
13 14 (2.50%) IT Support
14 13 (2.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.39%) HTML
2 42 (7.50%) .NET
3 32 (5.71%) CSS
4 30 (5.36%) React
5 27 (4.82%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.29%) Web Services
7 18 (3.21%) jQuery
8 17 (3.04%) Node.js
9 16 (2.86%) JSON
9 16 (2.86%) XML
10 15 (2.68%) RESTful
11 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
12 13 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (2.14%) REST
14 11 (1.96%) HTML5
14 11 (1.96%) SOAP
15 10 (1.79%) Vue.js
16 9 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
17 8 (1.43%) BREW
17 8 (1.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (8.21%) Linux Command Line
3 44 (7.86%) Enterprise Cloud
4 43 (7.68%) User Experience
5 27 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.21%) Social Media
7 17 (3.04%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.32%) NHS
10 9 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.43%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.25%) EPoS
12 7 (1.25%) Legacy Applications
12 7 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.07%) Over-the-Top Content
14 5 (0.89%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 78 (13.93%) Linux
2 60 (10.71%) Windows
3 27 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.29%) Windows 10
5 14 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (2.32%) Android
6 13 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.07%) Unix
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) AIX
13 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (29.29%) DevOps
3 118 (21.07%) Infrastructure as Code
4 92 (16.43%) Configuration Management
5 74 (13.21%) Analytics
6 63 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (9.82%) Service Delivery
8 53 (9.46%) Deployment Automation
9 52 (9.29%) Scrum
10 50 (8.93%) ITIL
10 50 (8.93%) Web Application Development
11 43 (7.68%) Project Management
12 42 (7.50%) Web Development
13 40 (7.14%) Decision-Making
14 33 (5.89%) ERP
15 32 (5.71%) Software Engineering
16 30 (5.36%) Time Management
17 29 (5.18%) Information Security
18 27 (4.82%) Line Management
19 25 (4.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 137 (24.46%) SQL
2 117 (20.89%) JavaScript
3 116 (20.71%) Python
4 104 (18.57%) Ruby
5 91 (16.25%) Go
6 86 (15.36%) C#
7 75 (13.39%) PHP
8 69 (12.32%) Java
9 62 (11.07%) TypeScript
10 60 (10.71%) PowerShell
11 58 (10.36%) Bash Shell
12 50 (8.93%) Groovy
13 23 (4.11%) C
14 17 (3.04%) C++
15 16 (2.86%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.25%) ES6
17 6 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.36%) VB
19 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (9.11%) Degree
2 45 (8.04%) AWS Certification
3 8 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) HNC
8 2 (0.36%) MBA
8 2 (0.36%) PhD
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.82%) SLA
2 12 (2.14%) QA
3 11 (1.96%) GDPR
4 6 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.71%) Good Clinical Practice
6 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.54%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.18%) GMP
9 1 (0.18%) GRC
9 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.18%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (19.64%) Docker
2 43 (7.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 115 (20.54%) Terraform
2 101 (18.04%) Kubernetes
3 96 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (16.61%) Puppet
5 57 (10.18%) Ansible
6 49 (8.75%) Grafana
6 49 (8.75%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.25%) SCCM
9 4 (0.71%) Nessus
9 4 (0.71%) QRadar
10 3 (0.54%) SCOM
10 3 (0.54%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.18%) Marathon
12 1 (0.18%) Mesos
12 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 94 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 88 (15.71%) SaltStack
3 47 (8.39%) New Relic
4 20 (3.57%) Google
5 14 (2.50%) Oracle
6 11 (1.96%) Cisco
6 11 (1.96%) SAP
7 9 (1.61%) Adobe
8 8 (1.43%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.43%) Citrix
8 8 (1.43%) IFS
9 7 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.25%) VMware
10 6 (1.07%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.07%) Sage
10 6 (1.07%) Snow
10 6 (1.07%) Splunk
11 5 (0.89%) Databricks
12 4 (0.71%) Palo Alto
12 4 (0.71%) YouTube