Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 23 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 629 681 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.73% 8.57% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.63% 9.29% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 462 546 715
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,501 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,875 £61,000 £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 5,918 7,330 9,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.54% 92.25% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,850 5,974 7,607
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +9 388 £42,500 +1.19% 92
North Yorkshire -1 107 £33,750 -23.30% 18
South Yorkshire +7 92 £50,000 +47.06% 22
East Yorkshire +9 32 £38,750 +13.97% 3
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 245 (38.95%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (31.00%) Microsoft
4 186 (29.57%) SQL
5 180 (28.62%) Finance
6 99 (15.74%) Decision-Making
7 93 (14.79%) Windows
8 90 (14.31%) ITIL
8 90 (14.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 89 (14.15%) SQL Server
10 88 (13.99%) Degree
11 83 (13.20%) Azure
12 79 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
13 75 (11.92%) Project Management
14 74 (11.76%) Change Management
14 74 (11.76%) .NET
15 66 (10.49%) C#
16 63 (10.02%) JavaScript
17 60 (9.54%) Scrum
17 60 (9.54%) Office 365
18 54 (8.59%) DevOps
18 54 (8.59%) Software Engineering
19 52 (8.27%) Java
20 51 (8.11%) SLA
20 51 (8.11%) Marketing
21 50 (7.95%) AWS
22 49 (7.79%) Mentoring
23 48 (7.63%) Coaching
23 48 (7.63%) Active Directory
23 48 (7.63%) Linux

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 13 (2.07%) IIS
2 12 (1.91%) Confluence
2 12 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.59%) SAS
5 7 (1.11%) CMS
6 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.79%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.32%) Drupal
7 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.32%) Moodle
7 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.32%) WordPress
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) Jetty
8 1 (0.16%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.59%) assyst
3 5 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.64%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.32%) Aligne
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
6 2 (0.32%) Unica
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.20%) Azure
2 60 (9.54%) Office 365
3 50 (7.95%) AWS
4 27 (4.29%) Power Platform
5 25 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (3.82%) SaaS
7 12 (1.91%) FinancialForce
7 12 (1.91%) Force.com
8 7 (1.11%) Sumo Logic
9 6 (0.95%) GCP
10 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.64%) GitHub
12 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.32%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.52%) LAN
2 39 (6.20%) Firewall
2 39 (6.20%) WAN
3 30 (4.77%) TCP/IP
4 26 (4.13%) DHCP
4 26 (4.13%) DNS
5 21 (3.34%) VoIP
6 20 (3.18%) Network Security
6 20 (3.18%) Skype
7 19 (3.02%) VPN
8 16 (2.54%) Wireless
9 12 (1.91%) Internet
9 12 (1.91%) VLAN
10 10 (1.59%) MPLS
11 9 (1.43%) SAN
12 7 (1.11%) Broadband
13 6 (0.95%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.79%) ISDN
14 5 (0.79%) PBX
14 5 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (4.29%) Power BI
4 24 (3.82%) MySQL
5 18 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.43%) Big Data
12 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.27%) QlikView
14 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.79%) SAP HANA
15 4 (0.64%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 42 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (2.38%) JIRA
5 7 (1.11%) Selenium
5 7 (1.11%) Subversion
5 7 (1.11%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.79%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.48%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.48%) git-flow
8 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.32%) Postman
9 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.16%) MSI
9 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.16%) webpack
9 1 (0.16%) Xcode
General
1 180 (28.62%) Finance
2 51 (8.11%) Marketing
3 24 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.50%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.02%) Retail
6 18 (2.86%) Games
7 16 (2.54%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.38%) Legal
9 14 (2.23%) Banking
9 14 (2.23%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.91%) Billing
11 6 (0.95%) Police
11 6 (0.95%) Publishing
12 4 (0.64%) Electronics
12 4 (0.64%) Law
12 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 181 (28.78%) Analyst
2 74 (11.76%) Developer
3 62 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 43 (6.84%) Support Analyst
5 30 (4.77%) Technical Support
6 26 (4.13%) Software Engineer
7 25 (3.97%) Project Manager
8 23 (3.66%) Service Analyst
9 22 (3.50%) IT Support
10 21 (3.34%) SQL Analyst
10 21 (3.34%) Technical Analyst
11 20 (3.18%) Product Manager
11 20 (3.18%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.02%) .NET Developer
12 19 (3.02%) Development Manager
12 19 (3.02%) IT Analyst
13 18 (2.86%) Junior
13 18 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
14 17 (2.70%) Architect
14 17 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (11.76%) .NET
2 25 (3.97%) ASP.NET
3 24 (3.82%) Node.js
4 20 (3.18%) HTML
5 18 (2.86%) jQuery
6 17 (2.70%) CSS
6 17 (2.70%) Web Services
7 16 (2.54%) Spring
8 13 (2.07%) Spring Boot
9 11 (1.75%) HTML5
9 11 (1.75%) RESTful
10 9 (1.43%) XML
11 8 (1.27%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.27%) REST
11 8 (1.27%) Spring Batch
11 8 (1.27%) Spring Security
11 8 (1.27%) Vue.js
12 6 (0.95%) .NET Core
12 6 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.95%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 245 (38.95%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.56%) User Experience
3 29 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.43%) CCTV
8 8 (1.27%) EPoS
8 8 (1.27%) New Media
8 8 (1.27%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
9 7 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.95%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.95%) Robotics
11 5 (0.79%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.79%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.79%) PMI
12 4 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.79%) Windows
2 48 (7.63%) Linux
3 30 (4.77%) Unix
4 21 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.54%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.59%) Android
7 10 (1.59%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (15.74%) Decision-Making
3 90 (14.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 90 (14.31%) ITIL
4 75 (11.92%) Project Management
5 74 (11.76%) Change Management
6 60 (9.54%) Scrum
7 54 (8.59%) DevOps
7 54 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 49 (7.79%) Mentoring
9 48 (7.63%) Coaching
10 44 (7.00%) Test Automation
11 42 (6.68%) Collaborative Working
11 42 (6.68%) Time Management
12 41 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (6.36%) Service Management
14 39 (6.20%) User Stories
15 37 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
15 37 (5.88%) Workshop Facilitation
16 36 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (29.57%) SQL
2 66 (10.49%) C#
3 63 (10.02%) JavaScript
4 52 (8.27%) Java
5 30 (4.77%) Python
5 30 (4.77%) VB.NET
6 26 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.18%) VB
8 13 (2.07%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.91%) PHP
9 12 (1.91%) Ruby
10 11 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.43%) C
12 6 (0.95%) Go
12 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.64%) ABAP
13 4 (0.64%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.48%) C++
14 3 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 88 (13.99%) Degree
2 12 (1.91%) Master's Degree
2 12 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 11 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.59%) CCNP
5 9 (1.43%) HND
5 9 (1.43%) MCSE
6 8 (1.27%) CCNA
7 7 (1.11%) ISEB
7 7 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.11%) SANS
8 6 (0.95%) CISA
8 6 (0.95%) CISM
8 6 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (0.95%) MCSA
8 6 (0.95%) PMP
8 6 (0.95%) SSCP
8 6 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.11%) SLA
2 33 (5.25%) QA
3 13 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.07%) GDPR
4 9 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.27%) NIST
6 7 (1.11%) PMO
7 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) IFRS
8 2 (0.32%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 48 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.88%) Docker
3 23 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.07%) vSphere
6 7 (1.11%) XenApp
7 6 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.64%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) KVM
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.54%) SCCM
2 16 (2.54%) Terraform
3 14 (2.23%) Ansible
4 12 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.91%) Puppet
5 9 (1.43%) WSUS
6 6 (0.95%) Cobbler
6 6 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.79%) Mesos
7 5 (0.79%) Nessus
7 5 (0.79%) SCOM
8 4 (0.64%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.64%) Packer
8 4 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.64%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 195 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.00%) VMware
3 36 (5.72%) Cisco
4 23 (3.66%) Oracle
5 20 (3.18%) Citrix
6 18 (2.86%) SAP
7 15 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.07%) Tableau
8 13 (2.07%) Veeam
9 12 (1.91%) Advent
10 8 (1.27%) Avaya
10 8 (1.27%) Dell
10 8 (1.27%) Xamarin
11 7 (1.11%) Adobe
11 7 (1.11%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
12 6 (0.95%) HP
13 5 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.79%) Siemens