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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defensive Programming
Rank 909 971 978
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +7
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 5 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 11
Median salary £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £53,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +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
85989 96019 100080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.50% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71918 78944 79934
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 £30,991
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Defensive Programming over the 3 months to 25 August 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 25 August 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 +32 5 £51,500 -6.36%
South East +22 2 £51,500 -6.36%
Yorkshire - 2 £33,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £33,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £51,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £33,750 -
Reading - 2 £51,500 -
London +56 1 £55,000 -6.38%

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Apache
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 9 (64.29%) nginx
4 9 (64.29%) Hadoop
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (64.29%) PKI
4 9 (64.29%) JSON
4 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 9 (64.29%) Open Source
4 9 (64.29%) PaaS
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (64.29%) Memory Management
4 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
4 9 (64.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (64.29%) VirtualBox
4 9 (64.29%) REST
4 9 (64.29%) 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 11 (78.57%) Apache
2 9 (64.29%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (64.29%) nginx
2 9 (64.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (64.29%) IaaS
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (64.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
1 9 (64.29%) IPv4
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (64.29%) Big Data
1 9 (64.29%) Hadoop
1 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
1 9 (64.29%) Redis
1 9 (64.29%) Riak
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 9 (64.29%) Bugzilla
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Trac
3 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) JSON
2 9 (64.29%) Kafka
2 9 (64.29%) REST
2 9 (64.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (64.29%) WebSockets
2 9 (64.29%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) Laravel
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 9 (64.29%) High Availability
3 9 (64.29%) Logistics
3 9 (64.29%) Memory Management
3 9 (64.29%) Open Source
3 9 (64.29%) SOA
3 9 (64.29%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source Development
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) OWASP
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 9 (64.29%) Docker
1 9 (64.29%) HDFS
1 9 (64.29%) KVM
1 9 (64.29%) VirtualBox
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Ambari
1 9 (64.29%) Hadoop YARN
1 9 (64.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
1 9 (64.29%) VMware