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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Defensive Programming
UK
Rank 854 916 946
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +30
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £51,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.04% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.04% +10.00%

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
74113 86274 88538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.68% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61003 71739 73006
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 £31,000
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 6 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 17 January 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 +49 4 £51,500 +17.04% 1
Reading - 3 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £51,500 -
South East - 3 £51,500 -
London +68 1 £62,500 - 1
City of London - 1 £62,500 - 1

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Kafka
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Bugzilla
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) KVM
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) HDFS
2 6 (85.71%) Kibana
2 6 (85.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source Development
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) IaaS
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Ambari
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) Trac
2 6 (85.71%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) WebSockets
2 6 (85.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (85.71%) Redis
2 6 (85.71%) Riak
2 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data

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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (85.71%) nginx
1 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Qpid
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) IaaS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (85.71%) Redis
1 6 (85.71%) Riak
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Bugzilla
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) Trac
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Kafka
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (85.71%) WebSockets
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
1 6 (85.71%) Logistics
1 6 (85.71%) Memory Management
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source Development
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
1 6 (85.71%) HDFS
1 6 (85.71%) KVM
1 6 (85.71%) VirtualBox
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ambari
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop YARN
1 6 (85.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft