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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 475 425 451
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +26
Permanent jobs citing Inversion of Control 494 588 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.39% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 469 519 525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 -57 468 £45,000 - 47
London -58 180 £57,500 +4.54% 13
South East -1 116 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North West -2 61 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Kent +16 53 £37,500 -9.09% 3
City of London -6 39 £60,000 +14.28% 3
East of England -35 34 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Warrington +9 33 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire +1 33 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands -5 25 £47,500 - 5
East Sussex +14 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Brighton +14 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 22 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +4 20 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Yorkshire +16 19 £37,500 -6.25%
Surrey +3 18 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West -56 15 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Maidstone +7 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Canterbury - 14 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 13 £47,500 - 1
Leeds +5 12 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands +3 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -5 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Warwickshire - 11 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +4 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Cobham - 10 £45,000 -
Bedford - 10 £45,000 -
Dartford - 9 £50,000 - 1
Gloucester +13 8 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Scotland +3 8 £30,000 -33.33%

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 870 (92.36%) .NET
2 812 (86.20%) C#
3 791 (83.97%) TDD
4 775 (82.27%) Agile Software Development
5 685 (72.72%) MVC
6 683 (72.51%) Scrum
7 676 (71.76%) ASP.NET
8 659 (69.96%) SQL Server
9 643 (68.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 632 (67.09%) Dependency Injection
11 592 (62.85%) NUnit
12 590 (62.63%) Continuous Integration
13 578 (61.36%) Unity DI Container
14 576 (61.15%) Castle Windsor
15 563 (59.77%) Moq
16 549 (58.28%) Kanban
17 530 (56.26%) WCF
17 530 (56.26%) MSTest
18 527 (55.94%) Ninject
19 521 (55.31%) Rhino Mocks
20 519 (55.10%) Spring.NET
21 424 (45.01%) WPF
22 396 (42.04%) Web Application Development
23 393 (41.72%) Windows
24 360 (38.22%) MVVM
25 345 (36.62%) WinForms
26 281 (29.83%) Finance
27 280 (29.72%) Microsoft
28 265 (28.13%) .NET Framework
29 227 (24.10%) SQL

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (5.31%) CMS
2 32 (3.40%) JBoss
3 29 (3.08%) IIS
3 29 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.34%) Node.js
5 20 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 20 (2.12%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.12%) Apache ServiceMix
6 19 (2.02%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.70%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.49%) Jetty
8 14 (1.49%) Apache
9 13 (1.38%) Magnolia
10 12 (1.27%) Liferay
11 11 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.64%) WordPress
12 6 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.53%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 32 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (1.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.42%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.70%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.31%) Internet
2 29 (3.08%) HTTP
3 18 (1.91%) Broadband
4 5 (0.53%) LDAP
5 2 (0.21%) SMTP
5 2 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) CTI
6 1 (0.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (69.96%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.25%) MySQL
5 37 (3.93%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.27%) Big Data
10 12 (1.27%) Redis
11 11 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
13 6 (0.64%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.53%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.53%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.42%) QlikView
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.42%) OLTP
16 2 (0.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 592 (62.85%) NUnit
2 563 (59.77%) Moq
3 530 (56.26%) MSTest
4 521 (55.31%) Rhino Mocks
5 98 (10.40%) Visual Studio
6 96 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 82 (8.70%) Git (software)
8 60 (6.37%) Subversion
9 57 (6.05%) MSBuild
10 52 (5.52%) TeamCity
11 49 (5.20%) SpecFlow
12 40 (4.25%) Maven
13 32 (3.40%) Selenium
14 30 (3.18%) Jenkins
15 28 (2.97%) JIRA
16 26 (2.76%) FitNesse
17 25 (2.65%) Cucumber
18 22 (2.34%) ReSharper
19 21 (2.23%) Ant
19 21 (2.23%) JUnit
General
1 281 (29.83%) Finance
2 110 (11.68%) Banking
3 78 (8.28%) Retail
4 49 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 25 (2.65%) French Language
7 11 (1.17%) Advertising
8 10 (1.06%) Back Office
9 5 (0.53%) Marketing
10 4 (0.42%) Games
10 4 (0.42%) Russian Language
10 4 (0.42%) Electronics
10 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 844 (89.60%) Developer
2 677 (71.87%) .NET Developer
3 152 (16.14%) C# Developer
4 127 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (8.81%) Graduate
5 83 (8.81%) Graduate Developer
5 83 (8.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 78 (8.28%) Senior Developer
7 69 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 67 (7.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 63 (6.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 60 (6.37%) Junior Developer
10 60 (6.37%) Junior
11 57 (6.05%) Junior .NET Developer
12 35 (3.72%) Software Engineer
13 31 (3.29%) Architect
14 30 (3.18%) Senior C# Developer
15 29 (3.08%) Java Developer
16 26 (2.76%) Web Developer
17 23 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 870 (92.36%) .NET
2 676 (71.76%) ASP.NET
3 643 (68.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 578 (61.36%) Unity DI Container
5 576 (61.15%) Castle Windsor
6 530 (56.26%) WCF
7 527 (55.94%) Ninject
8 519 (55.10%) Spring.NET
9 424 (45.01%) WPF
10 345 (36.62%) WinForms
11 265 (28.13%) .NET Framework
12 200 (21.23%) HTML
13 187 (19.85%) CSS
14 169 (17.94%) jQuery
15 130 (13.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 87 (9.24%) Razor View Engine
17 82 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
18 80 (8.49%) HTML5
19 79 (8.39%) XML
20 71 (7.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 155 (16.45%) Enterprise Software
2 122 (12.95%) Computer Science
3 105 (11.15%) Social Network
4 89 (9.45%) Tandem
5 48 (5.10%) N-Tier
6 47 (4.99%) Client/Server
7 42 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (3.18%) Blog
9 26 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (2.23%) Fixed Income
11 20 (2.12%) Open Source
11 20 (2.12%) SWIFT
12 18 (1.91%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.59%) User Experience
14 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.74%) Xbox
16 5 (0.53%) Bitcoin
16 5 (0.53%) FMCG
16 5 (0.53%) iPhone
17 4 (0.42%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 393 (41.72%) Windows
2 40 (4.25%) Linux
3 33 (3.50%) UNIX
4 11 (1.17%) Android
4 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.17%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.21%) CentOS
5 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (83.97%) TDD
2 775 (82.27%) Agile Software Development
3 685 (72.72%) MVC
4 683 (72.51%) Scrum
5 632 (67.09%) Dependency Injection
6 590 (62.63%) Continuous Integration
7 549 (58.28%) Kanban
8 396 (42.04%) Web Application Development
9 360 (38.22%) MVVM
10 220 (23.35%) OO
11 156 (16.56%) Unit Testing
12 139 (14.76%) BDD
13 78 (8.28%) SOA
14 75 (7.96%) E-Commerce
15 72 (7.64%) OOP
16 70 (7.43%) Software Engineering
17 64 (6.79%) OOD
18 62 (6.58%) Mentoring
19 49 (5.20%) Multithreading
20 48 (5.10%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 812 (86.20%) C#
2 227 (24.10%) SQL
3 210 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 84 (8.92%) T-SQL
5 79 (8.39%) VB.NET
6 67 (7.11%) VB
6 67 (7.11%) Java
7 45 (4.78%) PowerShell
8 24 (2.55%) C++
9 19 (2.02%) XPath
10 12 (1.27%) Ruby
10 12 (1.27%) PHP
11 10 (1.06%) ECMAScript
12 5 (0.53%) VBA
12 5 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.53%) AspectJ
13 4 (0.42%) F#
13 4 (0.42%) XQuery
13 4 (0.42%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 102 (10.83%) Degree
2 41 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.87%) MCP
4 25 (2.65%) MCAD
4 25 (2.65%) MCSD
4 25 (2.65%) MCTS
5 6 (0.64%) OCP
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.42%) CISM
6 4 (0.42%) GIAC
6 4 (0.42%) GCIH
6 4 (0.42%) GCFA
6 4 (0.42%) CISSP
6 4 (0.42%) EnCE
6 4 (0.42%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.42%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.37%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.49%) StatsD
2 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.32%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.32%) logstash
3 3 (0.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 280 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 111 (11.78%) Twitter
3 105 (11.15%) Facebook
4 56 (5.94%) Oracle
5 24 (2.55%) Sitecore
6 21 (2.23%) IBM
7 20 (2.12%) VMware
7 20 (2.12%) Google
8 10 (1.06%) Ab Initio
9 9 (0.96%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.53%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.53%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.42%) SAP
12 3 (0.32%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.32%) New Relic
13 2 (0.21%) Telerik
14 1 (0.11%) Endeca
14 1 (0.11%) Avaya
14 1 (0.11%) Genesys
14 1 (0.11%) Red Gate
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago