The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 459 507 439
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -68
Permanent jobs citing Inversion of Control 535 459 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.01% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 512 432 519
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45375 45225 43269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.85% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36433 35194 34921
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Inversion of Control
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK.

Inversion of Control Salary Trend in the UK

Inversion of Control
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Inversion of Control Salary Histogram in the UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 510 £45,000 - 49
London +61 207 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East +14 109 £45,000 - 14
North West -6 48 £35,000 - 7
East Midlands +30 33 £37,500 -11.76% 5
South West -24 31 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Kent +7 29 £50,000 +33.33% 8
West Midlands +2 29 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Sussex +33 25 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex +9 25 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Warrington -12 25 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire -24 25 £35,000 - 4
Coventry - 21 £47,500 - 3
Yorkshire +12 19 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Crawley - 19 £50,000 -
North East +1 17 £40,000 +60.00% 1
East of England -12 17 £42,500 +13.33%
Bristol -29 16 £52,500 -
Brighton +26 15 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire +17 15 £35,000 +62.79% 2
West Yorkshire +7 14 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Nottinghamshire - 14 £27,500 - 1
Nottingham - 14 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +8 13 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Dartford - 13 £50,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 13 £52,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 11 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -3 11 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Derbyshire - 10 £45,000 - 2
Chesterfield - 10 £45,000 - 2

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control.

1 981 (89.92%) .NET
2 964 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
3 944 (86.53%) C#
4 928 (85.06%) TDD
5 806 (73.88%) Scrum
6 797 (73.05%) Dependency Injection
7 782 (71.68%) SQL Server
8 739 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
9 736 (67.46%) NUnit
10 716 (65.63%) MVC
11 713 (65.35%) Kanban
12 694 (63.61%) Moq
13 692 (63.43%) Unity DI Container
14 691 (63.34%) Ninject
15 690 (63.24%) Rhino Mocks
16 686 (62.88%) MSTest
17 675 (61.87%) Castle Windsor
18 670 (61.41%) ASP.NET
19 664 (60.86%) Spring.NET
20 632 (57.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 580 (53.16%) WCF
22 475 (43.54%) WPF
23 473 (43.35%) Web Application Development
24 443 (40.60%) MVVM
25 432 (39.60%) Windows
26 399 (36.57%) WinForms
27 333 (30.52%) Finance
28 317 (29.06%) Microsoft
29 257 (23.56%) JavaScript
30 255 (23.37%) .NET Framework

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.95%) Tomcat
2 50 (4.58%) Apache Solr
3 33 (3.02%) WebSphere
3 33 (3.02%) JBoss
3 33 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.57%) WebLogic
5 19 (1.74%) Apache
5 19 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 15 (1.37%) CMS
7 13 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.10%) Node.js
8 12 (1.10%) IIS
9 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.73%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.55%) Magnolia
10 6 (0.55%) Liferay
11 3 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 89 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.092%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.55%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.27%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.092%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.67%) Internet
2 33 (3.02%) Broadband
3 17 (1.56%) HTTP
4 7 (0.64%) Firewall
4 7 (0.64%) SMTP
5 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.18%) WEP
7 1 (0.092%) SSH
7 1 (0.092%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (71.68%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 41 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (3.76%) Hadoop
4 33 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 30 (2.75%) MarkLogic
6 24 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 23 (2.11%) MySQL
8 19 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.28%) Big Data
12 10 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.82%) Redis
14 8 (0.73%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.64%) Triplestore
15 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.64%) Mahout
16 6 (0.55%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 736 (67.46%) NUnit
2 694 (63.61%) Moq
3 690 (63.24%) Rhino Mocks
4 686 (62.88%) MSTest
5 137 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (10.17%) Visual Studio
7 85 (7.79%) Git (software)
8 60 (5.50%) ReSharper
9 58 (5.32%) Maven
10 51 (4.67%) JUnit
11 38 (3.48%) MSBuild
12 32 (2.93%) Jenkins
13 30 (2.75%) Subversion
14 29 (2.66%) TeamCity
15 27 (2.47%) Mockito
16 26 (2.38%) LINQPad
17 25 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 22 (2.02%) SpecFlow
19 21 (1.92%) Ant
20 20 (1.83%) Eclipse
General
1 333 (30.52%) Finance
2 103 (9.44%) Banking
3 70 (6.42%) Retail
4 49 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.57%) Marketing
6 37 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.02%) Publishing
8 20 (1.83%) Law
9 15 (1.37%) Front Office
10 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.82%) Advertising
10 9 (0.82%) French Language
11 7 (0.64%) Games
11 7 (0.64%) Electronics
12 4 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 952 (87.26%) Developer
2 781 (71.59%) .NET Developer
3 119 (10.91%) C# Developer
4 96 (8.80%) Graduate
4 96 (8.80%) Graduate Developer
4 96 (8.80%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 93 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 84 (7.70%) Junior Developer
6 84 (7.70%) Junior
7 78 (7.15%) Junior .NET Developer
8 68 (6.23%) Software Engineer
9 63 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 61 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 50 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (4.40%) Java Developer
13 34 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 30 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
15 29 (2.66%) Software Developer
16 24 (2.20%) Lead Developer
17 20 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 981 (89.92%) .NET
2 692 (63.43%) Unity DI Container
3 691 (63.34%) Ninject
4 675 (61.87%) Castle Windsor
5 670 (61.41%) ASP.NET
6 664 (60.86%) Spring.NET
7 632 (57.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 580 (53.16%) WCF
9 475 (43.54%) WPF
10 399 (36.57%) WinForms
11 255 (23.37%) .NET Framework
12 207 (18.97%) jQuery
13 180 (16.50%) HTML
14 178 (16.32%) CSS
15 154 (14.12%) Web Services
16 110 (10.08%) Spring
17 101 (9.26%) Entity Framework
18 100 (9.17%) Razor View Engine
19 95 (8.71%) AngularJS
20 89 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 187 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 131 (12.01%) Social Network
3 129 (11.82%) Computer Science
4 76 (6.97%) Tandem
5 48 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (4.22%) Client/Server
7 35 (3.21%) N-Tier
8 19 (1.74%) SWIFT
9 12 (1.10%) Blog
10 11 (1.01%) Taxonomies
11 10 (0.92%) Social Media
11 10 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.92%) User Experience
12 9 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.82%) Semantic Web
12 9 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.73%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.64%) PlayStation
14 7 (0.64%) Xbox
14 7 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 432 (39.60%) Windows
2 25 (2.29%) Windows 8
2 25 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (1.83%) UNIX
4 16 (1.47%) Linux
5 6 (0.55%) Android
6 5 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.27%) CentOS
7 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (85.06%) TDD
3 806 (73.88%) Scrum
4 797 (73.05%) Dependency Injection
5 739 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
6 716 (65.63%) MVC
7 713 (65.35%) Kanban
8 473 (43.35%) Web Application Development
9 443 (40.60%) MVVM
10 143 (13.11%) OO
11 112 (10.27%) Unit Testing
12 109 (9.99%) Software Engineering
13 90 (8.25%) BDD
14 67 (6.14%) Multithreading
15 60 (5.50%) Mentoring
16 55 (5.04%) E-Commerce
17 44 (4.03%) SDLC
18 43 (3.94%) AOP
19 41 (3.76%) OOP
19 41 (3.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 944 (86.53%) C#
2 257 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 230 (21.08%) SQL
4 124 (11.37%) Java
5 114 (10.45%) T-SQL
6 63 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 60 (5.50%) VB
8 28 (2.57%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.10%) XPath
10 11 (1.01%) PHP
11 9 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.64%) C++
13 6 (0.55%) Python
13 6 (0.55%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.46%) Ruby
14 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.37%) C
16 2 (0.18%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 81 (7.42%) Degree
2 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.37%) MCSD
3 4 (0.37%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.18%) GPEN
4 2 (0.18%) GREM
4 2 (0.18%) MCP
4 2 (0.18%) CISSP
4 2 (0.18%) EnCE
4 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.18%) CISM
4 2 (0.18%) GIAC
4 2 (0.18%) GCIH
4 2 (0.18%) GCFA
5 1 (0.092%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (0.27%) EMIR
2 3 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 20 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.092%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 317 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 147 (13.47%) Twitter
3 131 (12.01%) Facebook
4 58 (5.32%) Oracle
5 25 (2.29%) Red Gate
6 23 (2.11%) hybris
7 20 (1.83%) Google
7 20 (1.83%) VMware
8 14 (1.28%) ATG
8 14 (1.28%) Demandware
9 13 (1.19%) Endeca
9 13 (1.19%) IBM
9 13 (1.19%) Sybase
9 13 (1.19%) BEA
10 12 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.82%) SAP
12 8 (0.73%) Intershop
12 8 (0.73%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.64%) Sony
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