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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 468 440 457
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs citing Inversion of Control 510 583 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.39% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 493 521 477
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -46 481 £42,500 - 48
London -44 150 £55,500 +0.90% 11
South East +19 134 £42,500 +6.25% 13
North West -13 62 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Kent +24 44 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +14 37 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire -4 32 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Warrington -6 26 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire +10 25 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South West -37 25 £35,000 +4.47% 3
East Midlands +18 23 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Surrey -13 22 £25,000 -54.54% 3
West Yorkshire +6 21 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Leeds +1 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
City of London -29 20 £60,000 -4.00% 1
East of England -51 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Brighton - 20 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 20 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 18 £45,000 -
Manchester +9 17 £40,500 +62.00% 6
West Sussex +4 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Reading -2 17 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire -7 17 £45,000 - 2
Canterbury - 17 £37,500 - 1
Crawley - 17 £35,000 - 1
Dorset -15 16 £35,000 - 1
Poole - 16 £35,000 - 1
Guildford +16 15 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Coventry -9 14 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Dartford - 14 £50,000 - 1

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 922 (91.83%) .NET
2 879 (87.55%) C#
3 833 (82.97%) Agile Software Development
4 825 (82.17%) TDD
5 738 (73.51%) MVC
6 735 (73.21%) Scrum
7 730 (72.71%) SQL Server
8 729 (72.61%) ASP.NET
9 695 (69.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 660 (65.74%) Dependency Injection
11 656 (65.34%) NUnit
12 648 (64.54%) Continuous Integration
13 643 (64.04%) Castle Windsor
14 629 (62.65%) Unity DI Container
15 621 (61.85%) Moq
16 602 (59.96%) Kanban
17 581 (57.87%) MSTest
18 578 (57.57%) Ninject
19 577 (57.47%) WCF
20 575 (57.27%) Spring.NET
20 575 (57.27%) Rhino Mocks
21 456 (45.42%) Web Application Development
22 438 (43.63%) WPF
23 398 (39.64%) Windows
24 365 (36.35%) MVVM
25 345 (34.36%) WinForms
26 318 (31.67%) Finance
27 301 (29.98%) Microsoft
28 291 (28.98%) .NET Framework
29 243 (24.20%) SQL

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (5.48%) CMS
2 35 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 27 (2.69%) IIS
3 27 (2.69%) Umbraco
4 26 (2.59%) JBoss
5 23 (2.29%) Node.js
6 21 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 19 (1.89%) Jetty
8 18 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.59%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
12 12 (1.20%) Apache
13 10 (1.00%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.80%) Liferay
14 8 (0.80%) Magnolia
14 8 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.60%) WordPress
15 6 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.30%) HipChat
3 1 (0.100%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (1.99%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 8 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.50%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.18%) Internet
2 24 (2.39%) Broadband
3 20 (1.99%) HTTP
4 5 (0.50%) LDAP
5 3 (0.30%) SMTP
5 3 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.100%) CTI
6 1 (0.100%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 730 (72.71%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 49 (4.88%) MySQL
5 29 (2.89%) RDBMS
5 29 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.39%) MongoDB
8 23 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.00%) RavenDB
9 10 (1.00%) Redis
10 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.80%) SQLite
10 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.80%) MarkLogic
10 8 (0.80%) BaseX
11 7 (0.70%) Big Data
11 7 (0.70%) OLTP
12 5 (0.50%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 656 (65.34%) NUnit
2 621 (61.85%) Moq
3 581 (57.87%) MSTest
4 575 (57.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 99 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 97 (9.66%) Visual Studio
7 81 (8.07%) Git (software)
8 63 (6.27%) Subversion
9 61 (6.08%) TeamCity
10 56 (5.58%) SpecFlow
11 50 (4.98%) MSBuild
12 32 (3.19%) JIRA
13 29 (2.89%) FitNesse
14 28 (2.79%) Maven
15 25 (2.49%) Selenium
16 24 (2.39%) Cucumber
17 22 (2.19%) ReSharper
18 20 (1.99%) CppUnit
18 20 (1.99%) GCC
18 20 (1.99%) GoogleTest
General
1 318 (31.67%) Finance
2 98 (9.76%) Banking
3 62 (6.18%) Retail
4 53 (5.28%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.79%) French Language
7 13 (1.29%) Back Office
8 8 (0.80%) Publishing
8 8 (0.80%) Marketing
9 4 (0.40%) Russian Language
9 4 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.100%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.100%) Electronics
11 1 (0.100%) Front Office
11 1 (0.100%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 931 (92.73%) Developer
2 757 (75.40%) .NET Developer
3 136 (13.55%) C# Developer
4 110 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (9.36%) Graduate
5 94 (9.36%) Graduate Developer
5 94 (9.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 86 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 83 (8.27%) Senior Developer
8 73 (7.27%) Junior
8 73 (7.27%) Junior Developer
9 67 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
10 65 (6.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 59 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (3.39%) Java Developer
13 25 (2.49%) Software Engineer
13 25 (2.49%) Software Developer
13 25 (2.49%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.49%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (2.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 922 (91.83%) .NET
2 729 (72.61%) ASP.NET
3 695 (69.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 643 (64.04%) Castle Windsor
5 629 (62.65%) Unity DI Container
6 578 (57.57%) Ninject
7 577 (57.47%) WCF
8 575 (57.27%) Spring.NET
9 438 (43.63%) WPF
10 345 (34.36%) WinForms
11 291 (28.98%) .NET Framework
12 232 (23.11%) HTML
13 206 (20.52%) jQuery
14 204 (20.32%) CSS
15 138 (13.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 88 (8.76%) XML
17 86 (8.57%) HTML5
18 83 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
19 82 (8.17%) Ajax
20 81 (8.07%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 178 (17.73%) Enterprise Software
2 130 (12.95%) Computer Science
3 122 (12.15%) Social Network
4 83 (8.27%) Tandem
5 43 (4.28%) N-Tier
6 40 (3.98%) Client/Server
7 34 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (3.29%) Open Source
9 30 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (2.49%) Fixed Income
11 20 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 13 (1.29%) SWIFT
12 13 (1.29%) User Experience
12 13 (1.29%) Blog
13 6 (0.60%) NHS
13 6 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.50%) iPhone
14 5 (0.50%) Equities
14 5 (0.50%) Derivative
15 3 (0.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 398 (39.64%) Windows
2 47 (4.68%) Linux
3 38 (3.78%) UNIX
4 9 (0.90%) Android
4 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
6 6 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.20%) CentOS
7 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (82.97%) Agile Software Development
2 825 (82.17%) TDD
3 738 (73.51%) MVC
4 735 (73.21%) Scrum
5 660 (65.74%) Dependency Injection
6 648 (64.54%) Continuous Integration
7 602 (59.96%) Kanban
8 456 (45.42%) Web Application Development
9 365 (36.35%) MVVM
10 214 (21.31%) OO
11 154 (15.34%) Unit Testing
12 138 (13.75%) BDD
13 75 (7.47%) OOP
14 69 (6.87%) SOA
15 67 (6.67%) OOD
16 59 (5.88%) Multithreading
17 56 (5.58%) Software Engineering
18 53 (5.28%) Domain-Driven Design
19 48 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
20 47 (4.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 879 (87.55%) C#
2 243 (24.20%) SQL
3 239 (23.80%) JavaScript
4 92 (9.16%) T-SQL
5 79 (7.87%) VB.NET
6 74 (7.37%) VB
7 71 (7.07%) Java
8 33 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 29 (2.89%) C++
10 22 (2.19%) XPath
11 11 (1.10%) Perl
11 11 (1.10%) PHP
11 11 (1.10%) XQuery
12 9 (0.90%) Ruby
13 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.50%) C
14 5 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.50%) VBA
14 5 (0.50%) ECMAScript
14 5 (0.50%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 98 (9.76%) Degree
2 35 (3.49%) VCP4
3 19 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.90%) CISSP
4 9 (0.90%) CISM
4 9 (0.90%) GIAC
4 9 (0.90%) GCIH
4 9 (0.90%) GCFA
4 9 (0.90%) GPEN
4 9 (0.90%) EnCE
4 9 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.60%) OCP
5 6 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.98%) QA
System Software
1 19 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.39%) StatsD
2 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.30%) logstash
3 3 (0.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 301 (29.98%) Microsoft
2 131 (13.05%) Twitter
3 121 (12.05%) Facebook
4 64 (6.37%) Oracle
5 25 (2.49%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.49%) IBM
7 13 (1.29%) VMware
7 13 (1.29%) Google
8 10 (1.00%) Ab Initio
9 5 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.40%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.40%) Endeca
10 4 (0.40%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.30%) hybris
11 3 (0.30%) New Relic
12 2 (0.20%) DevExpress
13 1 (0.100%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.100%) Intershop
13 1 (0.100%) ATG
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: + Flexi Cash allowance + Bonus + Healthcare + Insurance + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago