Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 323 609 615
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.45% 9.98% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 10.97% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 282 469 504
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 3,542 5,554 6,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.65% 91.05% 92.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,958 4,641 5,630
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,479 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,400 £67,500 £62,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -16 146 £52,500 +23.53% 62
South Yorkshire 0 99 £57,500 +15.00% 21
North Yorkshire -8 54 £40,000 +20.30% 11
East Yorkshire -10 3 £19,000 -57.78%
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 179 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (38.39%) DevOps
3 101 (31.27%) Azure
4 99 (30.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 94 (29.10%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (26.63%) SQL
7 78 (24.15%) Python
7 78 (24.15%) Docker
8 77 (23.84%) Terraform
9 76 (23.53%) Kubernetes
10 75 (23.22%) Configuration Management
11 74 (22.91%) Go
12 72 (22.29%) SaltStack
12 72 (22.29%) Puppet
12 72 (22.29%) Ruby
12 72 (22.29%) Pulumi
13 63 (19.50%) Windows
14 62 (19.20%) JavaScript
14 62 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (18.89%) Microsoft
16 60 (18.58%) Finance
17 59 (18.27%) MySQL
18 58 (17.96%) C#
18 58 (17.96%) Ansible
18 58 (17.96%) AWS
19 56 (17.34%) Analytics
20 52 (16.10%) Jenkins
21 51 (15.79%) PHP
22 50 (15.48%) Linux
22 50 (15.48%) 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 23 (7.12%) Apache
2 9 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.93%) Confluence
5 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.62%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.31%) Figma
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) BASE24
3 1 (0.31%) HFM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 101 (31.27%) Azure
2 72 (22.29%) Pulumi
3 58 (17.96%) AWS
4 36 (11.15%) Amazon EKS
4 36 (11.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (11.15%) Datadog
5 27 (8.36%) Office 365
6 9 (2.79%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.55%) NuGet
9 4 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.24%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.93%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.93%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.62%) GCP
11 2 (0.62%) GitHub
11 2 (0.62%) PaaS
11 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.72%) DNS
1 12 (3.72%) SAN
2 11 (3.41%) LAN
2 11 (3.41%) WAN
3 8 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.17%) Skype
5 6 (1.86%) DHCP
6 5 (1.55%) Firewall
6 5 (1.55%) VPN
7 4 (1.24%) VLAN
8 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.62%) HTTP
9 2 (0.62%) Wireless
10 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.27%) MySQL
2 42 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 36 (11.15%) Azure SQL Database
3 36 (11.15%) Cosmos DB
3 36 (11.15%) MariaDB
3 36 (11.15%) MongoDB
3 36 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (11.15%) Redis
4 15 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.79%) Informix
5 9 (2.79%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.17%) Power BI
8 4 (1.24%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 52 (16.10%) Jenkins
2 41 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.79%) JIRA
6 5 (1.55%) NUnit
6 5 (1.55%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.62%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.62%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.31%) gulp
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (18.58%) Finance
2 25 (7.74%) Games
3 12 (3.72%) Marketing
4 9 (2.79%) Retail
5 6 (1.86%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (23.53%) Developer
3 39 (12.07%) Azure Engineer
4 36 (11.15%) AWS DevOps
4 36 (11.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 36 (11.15%) AWS Engineer
4 36 (11.15%) Azure DevOps
4 36 (11.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 25 (7.74%) Software Engineer
6 20 (6.19%) Mobile Engineer
6 20 (6.19%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 19 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.95%) Architect
8 16 (4.95%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.33%) IT Support
10 13 (4.02%) Analyst
10 13 (4.02%) PHP Developer
10 13 (4.02%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (4.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.15%) .NET
2 34 (10.53%) Web Services
3 31 (9.60%) HTML
4 26 (8.05%) Kafka
5 25 (7.74%) RESTful
6 21 (6.50%) CSS
7 19 (5.88%) Apache Flex
8 13 (4.02%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.72%) HTML5
10 11 (3.41%) React
11 10 (3.10%) Android SDK
11 10 (3.10%) JSON
11 10 (3.10%) Laravel
12 9 (2.79%) XML
13 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.48%) WinForms
13 8 (2.48%) WPF
14 7 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.17%) Middleware
14 7 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (11.15%) Enterprise Cloud
2 36 (11.15%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (8.36%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (6.50%) Algorithms
5 21 (6.50%) Data Structures
5 21 (6.50%) User Experience
6 10 (3.10%) Robotics
7 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.48%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.24%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.24%) iPad
9 4 (1.24%) iPhone
9 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.24%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.93%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.50%) Windows
2 50 (15.48%) Linux
3 23 (7.12%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 15 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (4.33%) Android
7 10 (3.10%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.93%) CentOS
10 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.62%) AIX
11 2 (0.62%) Solaris
11 2 (0.62%) SUSE
11 2 (0.62%) Unix
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (38.39%) DevOps
3 99 (30.65%) Infrastructure as Code
4 75 (23.22%) Configuration Management
5 56 (17.34%) Analytics
6 39 (12.07%) Deployment Automation
7 37 (11.46%) Software Engineering
8 36 (11.15%) Coaching
8 36 (11.15%) Web Application Development
9 34 (10.53%) OO
10 28 (8.67%) Mentoring
10 28 (8.67%) Unit Testing
11 27 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (8.36%) TDD
12 24 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.43%) ITIL
13 22 (6.81%) Visualisation
14 20 (6.19%) Release Management
15 19 (5.88%) Scrum
16 18 (5.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.63%) SQL
2 78 (24.15%) Python
3 74 (22.91%) Go
4 72 (22.29%) Ruby
5 62 (19.20%) JavaScript
6 58 (17.96%) C#
7 51 (15.79%) PHP
8 49 (15.17%) Java
8 49 (15.17%) PowerShell
9 41 (12.69%) TypeScript
10 40 (12.38%) Bash Shell
11 36 (11.15%) Groovy
12 11 (3.41%) C
12 11 (3.41%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.10%) Apple Swift
13 10 (3.10%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.17%) C++
15 5 (1.55%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.55%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (11.15%) AWS Certification
2 25 (7.74%) Degree
3 11 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.62%) CCSP
8 2 (0.62%) CISM
8 2 (0.62%) CISSP
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ACCA
9 1 (0.31%) CIMA
9 1 (0.31%) GIAC
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.19%) SLA
2 6 (1.86%) QA
3 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (24.15%) Docker
2 50 (15.48%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.62%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 94 (29.10%) Opscode Chef
2 77 (23.84%) Terraform
3 76 (23.53%) Kubernetes
4 72 (22.29%) Puppet
5 58 (17.96%) Ansible
6 39 (12.07%) Grafana
6 39 (12.07%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.10%) SCCM
8 7 (2.17%) SCOM
8 7 (2.17%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.93%) WSUS
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (22.29%) SaltStack
2 61 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (11.76%) New Relic
4 27 (8.36%) Citrix
5 23 (7.12%) VMware
6 22 (6.81%) Oracle
7 13 (4.02%) Veeam
8 11 (3.41%) Google
9 10 (3.10%) Automation Anywhere
9 10 (3.10%) Blue Prism
9 10 (3.10%) Kofax
9 10 (3.10%) UiPath
10 9 (2.79%) Adobe
11 7 (2.17%) CommVault
12 4 (1.24%) Apple
12 4 (1.24%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (1.24%) Dell
12 4 (1.24%) iManage
12 4 (1.24%) Symantec
12 4 (1.24%) Zend