Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 434 631 827
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.51% 8.43% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.39% 9.23% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 360 532 752
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,263 £21,963
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,625 £62,725
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% +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 4,179 6,835 9,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.56% 91.28% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,523 5,550 7,672
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,737 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,750 £61,250
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 298 £43,000 +3.61% 23
South Yorkshire +10 70 £42,500 +35.23% 7
North Yorkshire +55 59 £40,000 +23.08% 4
East Yorkshire +4 5 £27,500 -38.89% 5
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 161 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (32.03%) SQL
3 132 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (27.42%) Finance
5 103 (23.73%) Microsoft
6 91 (20.97%) Windows
7 75 (17.28%) SQL Server
8 73 (16.82%) ITIL
9 69 (15.90%) Azure
10 68 (15.67%) C#
11 55 (12.67%) Scrum
12 50 (11.52%) DevOps
13 48 (11.06%) Java
14 47 (10.83%) Windows Server
15 46 (10.60%) JavaScript
16 44 (10.14%) .NET
16 44 (10.14%) Software Engineering
17 43 (9.91%) Degree
18 41 (9.45%) Project Management
18 41 (9.45%) ITIL V3
18 41 (9.45%) Project Delivery
19 40 (9.22%) Retail
20 39 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
20 39 (8.99%) VMware
21 38 (8.76%) Management Information System
22 37 (8.53%) Change Management
22 37 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
24 34 (7.83%) SDLC
24 34 (7.83%) Test Automation

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 (5.07%) Confluence
1 22 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.84%) IIS
3 14 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.84%) CMS
5 7 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.69%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.46%) assyst
2 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.38%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (1.38%) Elite 3E
3 6 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 69 (15.90%) Azure
2 33 (7.60%) AWS
2 33 (7.60%) Office 365
3 21 (4.84%) Power Platform
4 10 (2.30%) GCP
5 5 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.15%) SaaS
5 5 (1.15%) Yammer
6 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.69%) Firebase
7 2 (0.46%) Force.com
7 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) npm
8 1 (0.23%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.61%) WAN
2 19 (4.38%) VPN
3 18 (4.15%) LAN
4 15 (3.46%) SSL
5 14 (3.23%) Internet
6 13 (3.00%) Firewall
7 10 (2.30%) Skype
8 9 (2.07%) DHCP
8 9 (2.07%) DNS
9 8 (1.84%) Network Security
9 8 (1.84%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.15%) FTP
10 5 (1.15%) PBX
11 4 (0.92%) AMQP
11 4 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.92%) SMPP
11 4 (0.92%) SMS
11 4 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.84%) MySQL
2 21 (4.84%) Power BI
3 20 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.15%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (6.91%) JIRA
2 26 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.46%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.30%) SpecFlow
6 8 (1.84%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.84%) Selenium
7 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.61%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.38%) TestRail
9 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.92%) Postman
10 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.69%) Maven
12 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.46%) Snyk
12 2 (0.46%) Subversion
13 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 119 (27.42%) Finance
2 40 (9.22%) Retail
3 26 (5.99%) Marketing
4 25 (5.76%) Banking
5 21 (4.84%) Legal
6 19 (4.38%) Local Government
7 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.53%) Law
9 9 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.61%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (20.51%) Analyst
2 57 (13.13%) Developer
3 34 (7.83%) Software Engineer
4 23 (5.30%) IT Analyst
5 18 (4.15%) Business Analyst
5 18 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (3.69%) Junior
8 15 (3.46%) IT Support
9 14 (3.23%) Administrator
9 14 (3.23%) Junior Developer
9 14 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.00%) Tester
11 12 (2.76%) Architect
11 12 (2.76%) Consultant
12 11 (2.53%) Service Analyst
12 11 (2.53%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.30%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.30%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.14%) .NET
2 30 (6.91%) AngularJS
3 26 (5.99%) CSS
4 25 (5.76%) HTML
5 20 (4.61%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.38%) XML
7 16 (3.69%) .NET Framework
7 16 (3.69%) Sass
7 16 (3.69%) Web Services
8 14 (3.23%) React
8 14 (3.23%) REST
9 10 (2.30%) Spring Boot
10 9 (2.07%) .NET Core
10 9 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.07%) Node.js
10 9 (2.07%) ODBC
11 8 (1.84%) jQuery
11 8 (1.84%) Spring
12 7 (1.61%) Entity Framework
13 6 (1.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 161 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.76%) User Experience
4 20 (4.61%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.07%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.84%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.15%) iSeries
9 5 (1.15%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.69%) Blog
11 3 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.69%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.97%) Windows
2 47 (10.83%) Windows Server
3 32 (7.37%) Linux
4 16 (3.69%) Windows 10
5 13 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.07%) Unix
7 8 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.38%) Debian
10 5 (1.15%) Android
10 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.92%) CentOS
11 4 (0.92%) FreeBSD
11 4 (0.92%) FreeNAS
11 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.82%) ITIL
3 55 (12.67%) Scrum
4 50 (11.52%) DevOps
5 44 (10.14%) Software Engineering
6 41 (9.45%) ITIL V3
6 41 (9.45%) Project Delivery
6 41 (9.45%) Project Management
7 37 (8.53%) Change Management
7 37 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (7.83%) SDLC
9 34 (7.83%) Test Automation
10 31 (7.14%) Service Management
11 28 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.45%) Incident Management
12 25 (5.76%) Case Management
12 25 (5.76%) CRM
13 24 (5.53%) Coaching
13 24 (5.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (32.03%) SQL
2 68 (15.67%) C#
3 48 (11.06%) Java
4 46 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.83%) Python
6 29 (6.68%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.69%) PHP
9 15 (3.46%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.46%) VBScript
10 13 (3.00%) C
11 12 (2.76%) C++
11 12 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.30%) VB
13 8 (1.84%) Ruby
13 8 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.84%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.92%) R
15 3 (0.69%) Java 8
16 2 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 43 (9.91%) Degree
2 10 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.84%) ISTQB
3 8 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (1.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.61%) CCNA
5 5 (1.15%) CCSA
5 5 (1.15%) CCSE
5 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.15%) MCSE
6 4 (0.92%) PhD
7 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.69%) ISEB
7 3 (0.69%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.46%) CCNP
8 2 (0.46%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.53%) SLA
2 15 (3.46%) QA
3 13 (3.00%) GDPR
4 9 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.61%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (5.76%) Docker
2 22 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.92%) KVM
6 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) vCloud
7 1 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (2.53%) Puppet
2 10 (2.30%) Ansible
3 8 (1.84%) Cobbler
3 8 (1.84%) SCCM
3 8 (1.84%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.61%) Terraform
5 6 (1.38%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.15%) Grafana
6 5 (1.15%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.92%) Proxmox
8 3 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.69%) Rancher
9 2 (0.46%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.46%) Istio
9 2 (0.46%) linkerd
9 2 (0.46%) Nessus
9 2 (0.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 103 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.99%) VMware
3 29 (6.68%) Oracle
4 21 (4.84%) Cisco
5 16 (3.69%) IBM
6 10 (2.30%) CheckPoint
6 10 (2.30%) Unisys
7 9 (2.07%) Tableau
8 8 (1.84%) EnterpriseDB
9 7 (1.61%) Citrix
9 7 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.38%) Apple
10 6 (1.38%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.38%) Google
10 6 (1.38%) iManage
10 6 (1.38%) Intapp
10 6 (1.38%) Perforce
10 6 (1.38%) Splunk
10 6 (1.38%) T-Plan
11 5 (1.15%) IBM Sterling