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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defensive Programming
Rank 928 939 978
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +39
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 5 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%

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
86444 95076 101495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72313 77694 82267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Defensive Programming over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Defensive Programming Salary Histogram in the UK

Defensive Programming
Top 8 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 28 June 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
England +18 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire +29 2 £33,750 -25.00%
London +10 2 £55,000 -18.51%
Sheffield - 2 £33,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £33,750 -
Belfast - 1 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £37,500 -

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) nginx
4 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (61.54%) PKI
4 8 (61.54%) JSON
4 8 (61.54%) JIRA
4 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) Open Source
4 8 (61.54%) PaaS
4 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
4 8 (61.54%) Memory Management
4 8 (61.54%) MongoDB
4 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (61.54%) VirtualBox
4 8 (61.54%) REST
4 8 (61.54%) High Availability

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 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 8 (61.54%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (61.54%) nginx
2 8 (61.54%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) IaaS
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (61.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) HTTP
1 8 (61.54%) IPv4
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (61.54%) Big Data
1 8 (61.54%) Hadoop
1 8 (61.54%) MongoDB
1 8 (61.54%) Redis
1 8 (61.54%) Riak
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 8 (61.54%) Bugzilla
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Trac
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
2 8 (61.54%) JSON
2 8 (61.54%) Kafka
2 8 (61.54%) REST
2 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (61.54%) WebSockets
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) Laravel
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 8 (61.54%) High Availability
3 8 (61.54%) Logistics
3 8 (61.54%) Memory Management
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) OWASP
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
1 8 (61.54%) HDFS
1 8 (61.54%) KVM
1 8 (61.54%) VirtualBox
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ambari
1 8 (61.54%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (61.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
1 8 (61.54%) VMware