The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 202 218 209
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Inversion of Control 60 30 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.44% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 1.40% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 49
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Inversion of Control
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2417 2140 2348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.71% 31.35% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1887 1770 1993
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Inversion of Control
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the North West region.

Inversion of Control Salary Trend in the North West

Inversion of Control
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Inversion of Control Salary Histogram in the North West

Inversion of Control
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 49 £35,000 - 5
Manchester -4 10 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Lancashire - 1 £21,500 - 2
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control.

1 102 (100.00%) C#
1 102 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (97.06%) Dependency Injection
3 94 (92.16%) TDD
4 89 (87.25%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (86.27%) Scrum
6 83 (81.37%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (80.39%) NUnit
8 81 (79.41%) Kanban
8 81 (79.41%) MSTest
8 81 (79.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 81 (79.41%) Moq
8 81 (79.41%) Spring.NET
8 81 (79.41%) Castle Windsor
8 81 (79.41%) Ninject
8 81 (79.41%) Unity DI Container
9 80 (78.43%) MVC
9 80 (78.43%) ASP.NET
10 78 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 71 (69.61%) SQL Server
12 64 (62.75%) WCF
13 54 (52.94%) Web Application Development
14 52 (50.98%) Razor View Engine
15 50 (49.02%) MVVM
15 50 (49.02%) WPF
15 50 (49.02%) Windows
15 50 (49.02%) WinForms
16 47 (46.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 42 (41.18%) .NET Framework
18 29 (28.43%) VB.NET

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (69.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) OLTP
5 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (80.39%) NUnit
2 81 (79.41%) MSTest
2 81 (79.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 81 (79.41%) Moq
3 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.90%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (89.22%) Developer
1 91 (89.22%) .NET Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Graduate
3 25 (24.51%) Junior
3 25 (24.51%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (24.51%) Graduate Developer
3 25 (24.51%) Junior Developer
3 25 (24.51%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (6.86%) Architect
4 7 (6.86%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Programmer
5 6 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 6 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 6 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Applications Architect
6 5 (4.90%) .NET Architect
7 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Development Manager
7 4 (3.92%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (79.41%) Spring.NET
2 81 (79.41%) Castle Windsor
2 81 (79.41%) Ninject
2 81 (79.41%) Unity DI Container
3 80 (78.43%) ASP.NET
4 78 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (62.75%) WCF
6 52 (50.98%) Razor View Engine
7 50 (49.02%) WPF
7 50 (49.02%) WinForms
8 47 (46.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 42 (41.18%) .NET Framework
10 19 (18.63%) CSS
11 14 (13.73%) HTML
12 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 11 (10.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (7.84%) jQuery
15 7 (6.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 17 (16.67%) Social Network
2 17 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (49.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (97.06%) Dependency Injection
2 94 (92.16%) TDD
3 89 (87.25%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (86.27%) Scrum
5 83 (81.37%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (79.41%) Kanban
7 80 (78.43%) MVC
8 54 (52.94%) Web Application Development
9 50 (49.02%) MVVM
10 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.88%) ERP
11 6 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.90%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (4.90%) CQRS
12 5 (4.90%) OO
12 5 (4.90%) SOA
12 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.94%) OOD
13 3 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (28.43%) VB.NET
3 25 (24.51%) VB
4 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.69%) SQL
5 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (22.55%) MCTS
2 23 (22.55%) MCP
2 23 (22.55%) MCAD
2 23 (22.55%) MCSD
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Facebook
1 17 (16.67%) Twitter
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
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