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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defensive Programming
Rank 861 964 977
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +13
Permanent jobs citing Defensive Programming 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Median salary £51,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.04% -7.36%
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
78721 93895 98432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.48% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 64899 77524 80842
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 £32,500 £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 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 3 December 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 +73 4 £51,500 +17.04%
Reading - 4 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £51,500 -
South East - 4 £51,500 -

Defensive Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Subversion
4 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) PKI
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) JIRA
4 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 6 (66.67%) Logistics
4 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 6 (66.67%) HTTP
4 6 (66.67%) IPv4
4 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) nginx
4 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 6 (66.67%) PaaS

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 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (66.67%) nginx
2 6 (66.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (66.67%) IaaS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
1 6 (66.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (66.67%) Big Data
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (66.67%) Redis
1 6 (66.67%) Riak
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Trac
4 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Ant
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Big Data Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Kafka
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) Laravel
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Logistics
2 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source Development
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OWASP
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
1 6 (66.67%) HDFS
1 6 (66.67%) KVM
1 6 (66.67%) VirtualBox
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Ambari
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 6 (66.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 6 (66.67%) VMware