Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 33 24
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 694 183 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.39% 6.84% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 7.29% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 518 137 484
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 6,287 2,512 6,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.13% 93.87% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,775 2,204 5,199
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +20 461 £45,000 - 110
South Yorkshire -7 145 £45,000 -10.00% 26
North Yorkshire +33 65 £40,000 +23.08% 24
Humberside - 15 - -
East Yorkshire -5 10 £35,000 +84.21% 3
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 268 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (37.90%) Social Skills
3 225 (32.42%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (28.39%) DevOps
5 176 (25.36%) SQL
6 147 (21.18%) Azure
7 145 (20.89%) Microsoft
8 126 (18.16%) JavaScript
9 125 (18.01%) Finance
10 122 (17.58%) Python
11 116 (16.71%) Terraform
12 115 (16.57%) Infrastructure as Code
13 107 (15.42%) Docker
14 106 (15.27%) Kubernetes
15 101 (14.55%) Windows
16 99 (14.27%) Analytics
17 95 (13.69%) Ruby
18 90 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
19 89 (12.82%) Puppet
20 88 (12.68%) Configuration Management
21 87 (12.54%) Opscode Chef
22 86 (12.39%) C#
23 85 (12.25%) Go
24 80 (11.53%) SaltStack
24 80 (11.53%) Pulumi
25 78 (11.24%) Microsoft 365
26 77 (11.10%) AWS
27 73 (10.52%) Linux
27 73 (10.52%) Service Delivery
28 72 (10.37%) Scrum

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 21 (3.03%) Confluence
2 19 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.45%) SAS
4 9 (1.30%) IIS
5 8 (1.15%) Apache
6 6 (0.86%) CMS
7 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.72%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.72%) WordPress
8 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.43%) Moodle
9 3 (0.43%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.29%) Luigi
10 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.14%) Camunda
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.14%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.14%) Snagit
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.86%) Magento
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.43%) Shopify
3 3 (0.43%) Summit
4 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 147 (21.18%) Azure
2 80 (11.53%) Pulumi
3 78 (11.24%) Microsoft 365
4 77 (11.10%) AWS
5 66 (9.51%) Power Platform
6 56 (8.07%) Amazon EKS
7 48 (6.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 35 (5.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 34 (4.90%) Datadog
10 19 (2.74%) GCP
11 18 (2.59%) SaaS
12 17 (2.45%) Slack
13 14 (2.02%) Google Analytics
14 12 (1.73%) Google Sheets
15 10 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (1.30%) Google Data Studio
16 9 (1.30%) Google Tag Manager
17 6 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
18 5 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.04%) Firewall
2 25 (3.60%) Network Security
3 22 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.59%) SAN
5 15 (2.16%) Broadband
5 15 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (2.02%) VLAN
6 14 (2.02%) VoIP
7 12 (1.73%) LAN
8 11 (1.59%) DNS
8 11 (1.59%) HTTP
8 11 (1.59%) Skype
9 10 (1.44%) DHCP
9 10 (1.44%) WAN
10 9 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.15%) Internet
12 7 (1.01%) RFID
12 7 (1.01%) Sourcefire
12 7 (1.01%) VPN
13 6 (0.86%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.37%) Power BI
3 57 (8.21%) MySQL
4 53 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (6.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 45 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (6.05%) Redis
8 41 (5.91%) MongoDB
9 35 (5.04%) MariaDB
9 35 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (4.61%) Tableau
11 26 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.73%) OLAP
15 11 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.59%) NoSQL
16 10 (1.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 10 (1.44%) Metadata
16 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 59 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.36%) Jenkins
3 51 (7.35%) JIRA
4 34 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.30%) GitLab
8 8 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.01%) Metasploit
9 7 (1.01%) Postman
10 6 (0.86%) Selenium
11 4 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.43%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.43%) MSI
13 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.29%) Appium
13 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.29%) JMeter
13 2 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 263 (37.90%) Social Skills
2 225 (32.42%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (18.01%) Finance
4 53 (7.64%) Retail
5 39 (5.62%) Marketing
6 33 (4.76%) Games
7 32 (4.61%) Organisational Skills
8 31 (4.47%) Legal
9 30 (4.32%) Banking
10 28 (4.03%) Public Sector
11 25 (3.60%) Manufacturing
12 15 (2.16%) Law
13 12 (1.73%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.59%) Telecoms
15 10 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
16 9 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
18 5 (0.72%) Billing
19 4 (0.58%) Automotive
19 4 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 129 (18.59%) Analyst
2 126 (18.16%) Developer
3 106 (15.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (6.77%) AWS Engineer
5 46 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
5 46 (6.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 36 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
7 35 (5.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 34 (4.90%) Azure DevOps
9 32 (4.61%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 25 (3.60%) Support Engineer
11 23 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (3.03%) IT Support
14 20 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 20 (2.88%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.74%) Consultant
15 19 (2.74%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.74%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.22%) HTML
2 61 (8.79%) .NET
3 56 (8.07%) CSS
4 36 (5.19%) jQuery
4 36 (5.19%) React
4 36 (5.19%) Web Services
5 35 (5.04%) ARM Templates
6 29 (4.18%) Node.js
7 26 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 22 (3.17%) .NET Core
9 15 (2.16%) RESTful
9 15 (2.16%) XML
10 11 (1.59%) Kafka
11 10 (1.44%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.44%) JSON
11 10 (1.44%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (1.44%) LINQ
12 9 (1.30%) DOM
12 9 (1.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.50%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (6.63%) Enterprise Cloud
3 39 (5.62%) User Experience
4 35 (5.04%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (4.61%) Data Protection Act
6 25 (3.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 25 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.59%) Social Media
8 17 (2.45%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.59%) EPoS
11 9 (1.30%) Legacy Applications
12 7 (1.01%) CMDB
12 7 (1.01%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.72%) PDA
15 4 (0.58%) Industry 4.0
15 4 (0.58%) NHS
15 4 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.55%) Windows
2 73 (10.52%) Linux
3 47 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 43 (6.20%) Windows 10
5 24 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.16%) Android
9 15 (2.16%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.01%) Unix
11 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.43%) VMS
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (28.39%) DevOps
3 115 (16.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 99 (14.27%) Analytics
5 90 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (12.68%) Configuration Management
7 73 (10.52%) Service Delivery
8 72 (10.37%) Scrum
9 58 (8.36%) Web Application Development
10 54 (7.78%) ITIL
11 51 (7.35%) Time Management
12 49 (7.06%) Deployment Automation
13 48 (6.92%) Project Management
14 46 (6.63%) Decision-Making
14 46 (6.63%) Mentoring
15 44 (6.34%) SDLC
16 43 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (5.62%) MVC
18 38 (5.48%) Data Protection
18 38 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (25.36%) SQL
2 126 (18.16%) JavaScript
3 122 (17.58%) Python
4 95 (13.69%) Ruby
5 86 (12.39%) C#
6 85 (12.25%) Go
7 70 (10.09%) PHP
8 64 (9.22%) PowerShell
9 61 (8.79%) Java
10 51 (7.35%) Bash Shell
11 48 (6.92%) Groovy
11 48 (6.92%) TypeScript
12 22 (3.17%) C
13 18 (2.59%) R
14 17 (2.45%) VB
15 11 (1.59%) C++
15 11 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 9 (1.30%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (8.93%) Degree
2 46 (6.63%) AWS Certification
3 10 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.30%) Analytics IQ
4 9 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.72%) ISEB
8 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.43%) PMP
10 2 (0.29%) APMP
10 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.29%) MBA
10 2 (0.29%) PhD
11 1 (0.14%) ACCA
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
11 1 (0.14%) HNC
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.20%) SLA
2 22 (3.17%) QA
3 21 (3.03%) GDPR
4 14 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.86%) PMO
6 5 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (0.72%) Good Clinical Practice
7 4 (0.58%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.29%) NCSC
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.14%) GMP
10 1 (0.14%) GRC
10 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (15.42%) Docker
2 69 (9.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 116 (16.71%) Terraform
2 106 (15.27%) Kubernetes
3 89 (12.82%) Puppet
4 87 (12.54%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (6.48%) Ansible
6 36 (5.19%) Grafana
6 36 (5.19%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.16%) SCCM
8 13 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (1.59%) SCOM
9 11 (1.59%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.30%) Matomo
11 7 (1.01%) Nessus
11 7 (1.01%) QRadar
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.29%) Istio
12 2 (0.29%) Marathon
12 2 (0.29%) Mesos
12 2 (0.29%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 145 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.53%) SaltStack
3 37 (5.33%) New Relic
4 33 (4.76%) Google
5 27 (3.89%) Oracle
6 25 (3.60%) VMware
7 23 (3.31%) SAP
8 19 (2.74%) Cisco
9 17 (2.45%) Citrix
10 16 (2.31%) Veeam
11 15 (2.16%) Adobe
12 11 (1.59%) CommVault
13 9 (1.30%) Alteryx
13 9 (1.30%) Snowplow
13 9 (1.30%) SonicWALL
14 8 (1.15%) DocuSign
14 8 (1.15%) Dynatrace
14 8 (1.15%) HubSpot
14 8 (1.15%) IFS
14 8 (1.15%) Splunk