The table below looks at the statistics for Defensive Programming skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Defensive Programming over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Defensive Programming
UK
Rank 841 929 957
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +28
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Median salary £65,000 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary - £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.36%

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
74523 90211 92595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.77% 88.26% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61273 74883 75830
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Defensive Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Defensive Programming as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defensive Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 5 £65,000 +47.72%
London +82 5 £65,000 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Defensive Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Defensive Programming.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Kafka
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Qpid
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (44.44%) Akka
4 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
4 4 (44.44%) KVM
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (44.44%) Docker
4 4 (44.44%) HDFS
4 4 (44.44%) Kibana
4 4 (44.44%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (44.44%) ISO20022
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source Development
4 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript

Defensive Programming
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (55.56%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (44.44%) Lightstreamer
2 4 (44.44%) nginx
2 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 4 (44.44%) WebORB
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (44.44%) CloudFront
2 4 (44.44%) IaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) Redis
2 4 (44.44%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Bugzilla
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Trac
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Kafka
2 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (55.56%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (44.44%) Akka
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) FpML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (44.44%) WebSockets
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
2 4 (44.44%) Memory Management
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO20022
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
1 4 (44.44%) HDFS
1 4 (44.44%) KVM
1 4 (44.44%) VirtualBox
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ambari
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (44.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) VMware