Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 592 590 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.85% 8.14% 8.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 8.79% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 425 468 751
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 5,477 6,711 9,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.12% 92.60% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4,497 5,446 7,906
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 February 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 16 February 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 +10 385 £42,500 -5.56% 114
North Yorkshire +11 106 £35,000 -6.67% 22
South Yorkshire +5 87 £50,000 +53.85% 35
East Yorkshire 0 8 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 241 (40.71%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (30.57%) Finance
4 159 (26.86%) SQL
4 159 (26.86%) Microsoft
5 103 (17.40%) Windows
6 90 (15.20%) ITIL
7 87 (14.70%) SQL Server
8 86 (14.53%) Azure
9 84 (14.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 79 (13.34%) Decision-Making
11 69 (11.66%) Project Management
12 68 (11.49%) Scrum
12 68 (11.49%) C#
13 67 (11.32%) Change Management
14 63 (10.64%) .NET
15 58 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
15 58 (9.80%) Linux
16 56 (9.46%) Degree
17 51 (8.61%) Java
17 51 (8.61%) Office 365
18 49 (8.28%) JavaScript
18 49 (8.28%) Marketing
19 48 (8.11%) AWS
20 47 (7.94%) Software Engineering
21 44 (7.43%) Test Automation
22 42 (7.09%) Mentoring
23 41 (6.93%) Docker
23 41 (6.93%) Time Management
24 39 (6.59%) Python

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 22 (3.72%) Confluence
2 14 (2.36%) CMS
2 14 (2.36%) IIS
3 11 (1.86%) SAS
4 9 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.84%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.51%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.51%) Drupal
8 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.34%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) Jetty
10 1 (0.17%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.38%) assyst
2 14 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.84%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.68%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.17%) Aligne
6 1 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.53%) Azure
2 51 (8.61%) Office 365
3 48 (8.11%) AWS
4 25 (4.22%) Power Platform
5 22 (3.72%) SaaS
6 21 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.20%) Force.com
8 12 (2.03%) FinancialForce
9 9 (1.52%) GCP
10 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.51%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.17%) IaaS
12 1 (0.17%) PaaS
12 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.74%) LAN
1 34 (5.74%) WAN
2 27 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.55%) Firewall
4 20 (3.38%) DHCP
4 20 (3.38%) DNS
5 18 (3.04%) Skype
6 17 (2.87%) VoIP
7 16 (2.70%) Internet
8 15 (2.53%) VPN
8 15 (2.53%) Wireless
9 14 (2.36%) Network Security
10 7 (1.18%) PBX
10 7 (1.18%) SSL
10 7 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.01%) AMQP
11 6 (1.01%) SAN
11 6 (1.01%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.68%) NGN
12 4 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (4.22%) MySQL
3 25 (4.22%) Power BI
4 17 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.18%) Big Data
10 7 (1.18%) QlikView
10 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.56%) JIRA
3 17 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.20%) Selenium
4 13 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.03%) WebDriver
6 9 (1.52%) SpecFlow
6 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.01%) Subversion
7 6 (1.01%) TestRail
8 5 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.17%) Maven
11 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.17%) MSI
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 181 (30.57%) Finance
2 49 (8.28%) Marketing
3 33 (5.57%) Retail
4 28 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.56%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.55%) Legal
7 19 (3.21%) Banking
8 12 (2.03%) Billing
9 10 (1.69%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.69%) Publishing
10 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.35%) Games
12 6 (1.01%) Law
12 6 (1.01%) Local Government
12 6 (1.01%) Police
13 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 167 (28.21%) Analyst
2 78 (13.18%) Developer
3 45 (7.60%) Business Analyst
4 34 (5.74%) Support Analyst
5 30 (5.07%) IT Analyst
5 30 (5.07%) Software Engineer
6 24 (4.05%) Service Analyst
7 23 (3.89%) IT Support
7 23 (3.89%) Product Manager
8 22 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (3.55%) .NET Developer
9 21 (3.55%) Junior
9 21 (3.55%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.21%) Development Manager
10 19 (3.21%) Junior Developer
11 18 (3.04%) Consultant
12 17 (2.87%) Architect
13 15 (2.53%) Tester
14 14 (2.36%) Business Development Manager
14 14 (2.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.64%) .NET
2 28 (4.73%) CSS
3 26 (4.39%) Web Services
4 23 (3.89%) AngularJS
4 23 (3.89%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.55%) HTML
6 18 (3.04%) Node.js
6 18 (3.04%) REST
7 15 (2.53%) XML
8 14 (2.36%) jQuery
8 14 (2.36%) React
9 13 (2.20%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.86%) RESTful
11 10 (1.69%) Sass
11 10 (1.69%) Spring
11 10 (1.69%) Spring Boot
12 9 (1.52%) .NET Core
12 9 (1.52%) Gherkin
12 9 (1.52%) HTML5
13 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 241 (40.71%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.91%) User Experience
3 19 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.03%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.18%) EPoS
10 5 (0.84%) CCTV
10 5 (0.84%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.68%) CMDB
11 4 (0.68%) Digital Signage
11 4 (0.68%) iSeries
11 4 (0.68%) NHS
12 3 (0.51%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.51%) PMI
12 3 (0.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 103 (17.40%) Windows
2 58 (9.80%) Linux
3 28 (4.73%) Unix
4 26 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.21%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.52%) Android
10 8 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.68%) Debian
13 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.51%) CentOS
14 3 (0.51%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.51%) FreeNAS
15 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (15.20%) ITIL
3 84 (14.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 79 (13.34%) Decision-Making
5 69 (11.66%) Project Management
6 68 (11.49%) Scrum
7 67 (11.32%) Change Management
8 47 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 44 (7.43%) Test Automation
10 42 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 41 (6.93%) Time Management
12 39 (6.59%) Coaching
13 38 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (6.42%) User Stories
14 37 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
14 37 (6.25%) DevOps
15 36 (6.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 36 (6.08%) Project Delivery
16 34 (5.74%) Collaborative Working
17 33 (5.57%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 159 (26.86%) SQL
2 68 (11.49%) C#
3 51 (8.61%) Java
4 49 (8.28%) JavaScript
5 39 (6.59%) Python
6 30 (5.07%) T-SQL
7 18 (3.04%) PHP
8 17 (2.87%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.36%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.20%) VB
11 10 (1.69%) Ruby
12 7 (1.18%) C
12 7 (1.18%) C++
12 7 (1.18%) Go
13 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.84%) VBScript
15 4 (0.68%) ABAP
15 4 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (9.46%) Degree
2 15 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 13 (2.20%) Master's Degree
3 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.18%) MCSE
6 6 (1.01%) CCNA
6 6 (1.01%) CISA
6 6 (1.01%) CISM
6 6 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (1.01%) RHCE
6 6 (1.01%) SANS
6 6 (1.01%) SSCP
7 5 (0.84%) CCNP
7 5 (0.84%) CCSA
7 5 (0.84%) CCSE
7 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.73%) SLA
2 21 (3.55%) QA
3 19 (3.21%) GDPR
4 11 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.18%) NIST
7 5 (0.84%) PMO
8 2 (0.34%) IFRS
8 2 (0.34%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (6.93%) Docker
2 38 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.86%) vSphere
6 7 (1.18%) XenApp
7 4 (0.68%) KVM
8 2 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.34%) Firmware
8 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) vCloud
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.87%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.70%) Ansible
2 16 (2.70%) SCCM
3 12 (2.03%) Terraform
4 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.52%) Puppet
5 6 (1.01%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.01%) Mesos
5 6 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.01%) WSUS
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.68%) Grafana
7 4 (0.68%) Nessus
7 4 (0.68%) SCOM
7 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.51%) Proxmox
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.34%) Packer
9 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 159 (26.86%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.91%) VMware
3 21 (3.55%) Cisco
3 21 (3.55%) Oracle
4 15 (2.53%) Citrix
5 14 (2.36%) SAP
6 13 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.03%) Advent
7 12 (2.03%) Tableau
8 11 (1.86%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.52%) Avaya
10 6 (1.01%) Dell
10 6 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.01%) T-Plan
10 6 (1.01%) Veeam
10 6 (1.01%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.84%) HP