The table below looks at the statistics for Defensive Programming skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Defensive Programming over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defensive Programming
Rank 931 931 935
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Defensive Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Defensive Programming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Defensive Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Defensive Programming
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Defensive Programming within the UK.

Defensive Programming Salary Trend in the UK

Defensive Programming
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defensive Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
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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
England +18 4 £44,000 -7.36%
South West -10 3 £44,000 +10.00%
Bristol - 3 £44,000 -
London +7 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Defensive Programming 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 Defensive Programming.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) NUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) MSMQ
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Defensive Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Defensive Programming 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 Defensive Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
1 5 (62.50%) NUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) MSMQ
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Complex ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle