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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defensive Programming
Rank 887 956 968
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +12
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 3 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% 0.007% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Median salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%

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
82940 95208 97348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.52% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69058 78708 77913
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 4 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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +66 3 £51,500 -6.36%
England +52 3 £51,500 -6.36%
Reading - 3 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £51,500 -

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Logistics
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) PKI
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) nginx
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS

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 (62.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) IPv4
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) Redis
2 3 (37.50%) Riak
3 2 (25.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Trac
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Kafka
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) WebSockets
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Memory Management
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source Development
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OWASP
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
1 3 (37.50%) KVM
1 3 (37.50%) VirtualBox
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ambari
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (37.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) VMware