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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 465 436 459
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing Inversion of Control 499 558 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.38% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 477 495 496
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -30 472 £45,000 +3.44% 52
London -34 169 £58,750 +6.81% 10
South East -10 121 £45,000 +5.88% 18
North West -11 55 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Kent +11 51 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Midlands +15 37 £45,000 - 3
City of London -13 29 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Warrington +9 28 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire -5 28 £35,000 - 2
East of England -45 28 £42,500 +13.33% 3
South West -39 23 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire -4 22 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Warwickshire - 21 £45,000 - 1
Surrey 0 20 £25,000 -54.54% 3
West Yorkshire +3 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Sussex - 18 £45,000 - 2
Brighton - 18 £45,000 - 2
Reading -3 17 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Berkshire -27 17 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Canterbury - 17 £37,500 - 2
Leeds +7 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Manchester +2 16 £52,500 +61.53% 4
East Midlands +2 16 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Coventry - 14 £47,500 - 2
Dartford - 14 £50,000 - 1
Maidstone +10 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Leamington Spa - 13 £45,000 - 1
Dorset -12 12 £30,000 - 2
Essex -19 12 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Poole - 12 £30,000 - 2

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 906 (92.35%) .NET
2 852 (86.85%) C#
3 822 (83.79%) TDD
4 820 (83.59%) Agile Software Development
5 723 (73.70%) Scrum
6 717 (73.09%) MVC
7 708 (72.17%) ASP.NET
8 703 (71.66%) SQL Server
9 673 (68.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 663 (67.58%) Dependency Injection
11 635 (64.73%) NUnit
12 629 (64.12%) Continuous Integration
13 622 (63.40%) Castle Windsor
14 613 (62.49%) Unity DI Container
15 601 (61.26%) Moq
16 583 (59.43%) Kanban
17 563 (57.39%) MSTest
18 561 (57.19%) Ninject
19 557 (56.78%) Rhino Mocks
19 557 (56.78%) Spring.NET
20 554 (56.47%) WCF
21 433 (44.14%) WPF
22 431 (43.93%) Web Application Development
23 402 (40.98%) Windows
24 363 (37.00%) MVVM
25 348 (35.47%) WinForms
26 298 (30.38%) Finance
27 296 (30.17%) Microsoft
28 280 (28.54%) .NET Framework
29 239 (24.36%) SQL

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (6.32%) CMS
2 34 (3.47%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.16%) IIS
4 28 (2.85%) JBoss
5 26 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 26 (2.65%) Umbraco
6 22 (2.24%) Node.js
7 17 (1.73%) Jetty
7 17 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.53%) Apache
10 14 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
11 12 (1.22%) Magnolia
12 11 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
12 11 (1.12%) Liferay
13 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.61%) WordPress
14 5 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 38 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.31%) HipChat
3 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (2.04%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.41%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.92%) SaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.99%) Internet
2 30 (3.06%) HTTP
3 27 (2.75%) Broadband
4 6 (0.61%) LDAP
5 2 (0.20%) SMTP
5 2 (0.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.10%) CTI
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (71.66%) SQL Server
2 79 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.69%) MySQL
5 29 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.85%) NoSQL
6 28 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.12%) Redis
9 10 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
10 9 (0.92%) Big Data
10 9 (0.92%) RavenDB
11 8 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.51%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.51%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.41%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.41%) BaseX
13 4 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 635 (64.73%) NUnit
2 601 (61.26%) Moq
3 563 (57.39%) MSTest
4 557 (56.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 104 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 101 (10.30%) Visual Studio
7 74 (7.54%) Git (software)
8 61 (6.22%) Subversion
8 61 (6.22%) TeamCity
8 61 (6.22%) MSBuild
9 57 (5.81%) SpecFlow
10 34 (3.47%) Maven
11 29 (2.96%) FitNesse
12 27 (2.75%) JIRA
13 26 (2.65%) Selenium
14 25 (2.55%) Cucumber
15 21 (2.14%) ReSharper
15 21 (2.14%) Jenkins
16 20 (2.04%) GCC
16 20 (2.04%) CppUnit
General
1 298 (30.38%) Finance
2 104 (10.60%) Banking
3 75 (7.65%) Retail
4 58 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.04%) French Language
7 13 (1.33%) Back Office
8 8 (0.82%) Advertising
9 5 (0.51%) Games
10 4 (0.41%) Publishing
10 4 (0.41%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.20%) Marketing
11 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.10%) Front Office
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 894 (91.13%) Developer
2 726 (74.01%) .NET Developer
3 138 (14.07%) C# Developer
4 113 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 88 (8.97%) Graduate
5 88 (8.97%) Graduate Developer
5 88 (8.97%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 82 (8.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 79 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 67 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 66 (6.73%) Junior Developer
9 66 (6.73%) Junior
10 61 (6.22%) Junior .NET Developer
11 59 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 33 (3.36%) Java Developer
13 30 (3.06%) Software Engineer
13 30 (3.06%) Architect
14 26 (2.65%) Web Developer
15 25 (2.55%) Senior C# Developer
16 20 (2.04%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 906 (92.35%) .NET
2 708 (72.17%) ASP.NET
3 673 (68.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 622 (63.40%) Castle Windsor
5 613 (62.49%) Unity DI Container
6 561 (57.19%) Ninject
7 557 (56.78%) Spring.NET
8 554 (56.47%) WCF
9 433 (44.14%) WPF
10 348 (35.47%) WinForms
11 280 (28.54%) .NET Framework
12 227 (23.14%) HTML
13 204 (20.80%) CSS
14 193 (19.67%) jQuery
15 138 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 85 (8.66%) HTML5
17 81 (8.26%) XML
17 81 (8.26%) Ajax
18 80 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 79 (8.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 160 (16.31%) Enterprise Software
2 126 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 110 (11.21%) Social Network
4 87 (8.87%) Tandem
5 45 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (4.49%) N-Tier
7 41 (4.18%) Client/Server
8 31 (3.16%) Open Source
9 30 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (2.65%) Blog
11 25 (2.55%) Fixed Income
12 20 (2.04%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.63%) User Experience
14 14 (1.43%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.71%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.51%) iPhone
16 5 (0.51%) FMCG
16 5 (0.51%) Bitcoin
16 5 (0.51%) Derivative
16 5 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 402 (40.98%) Windows
2 46 (4.69%) Linux
3 36 (3.67%) UNIX
4 10 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.02%) Android
5 9 (0.92%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (83.79%) TDD
2 820 (83.59%) Agile Software Development
3 723 (73.70%) Scrum
4 717 (73.09%) MVC
5 663 (67.58%) Dependency Injection
6 629 (64.12%) Continuous Integration
7 583 (59.43%) Kanban
8 431 (43.93%) Web Application Development
9 363 (37.00%) MVVM
10 216 (22.02%) OO
11 156 (15.90%) Unit Testing
12 152 (15.49%) BDD
13 78 (7.95%) OOP
14 71 (7.24%) SOA
15 66 (6.73%) OOD
16 63 (6.42%) Software Engineering
17 59 (6.01%) E-Commerce
18 58 (5.91%) Multithreading
19 56 (5.71%) Mentoring
20 55 (5.61%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 852 (86.85%) C#
2 239 (24.36%) SQL
3 235 (23.96%) JavaScript
4 93 (9.48%) T-SQL
5 82 (8.36%) VB.NET
6 72 (7.34%) VB
7 65 (6.63%) Java
8 45 (4.59%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.75%) C++
10 21 (2.14%) XPath
11 14 (1.43%) PHP
12 9 (0.92%) Ruby
12 9 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.82%) Perl
13 8 (0.82%) ECMAScript
14 7 (0.71%) XQuery
15 6 (0.61%) AspectJ
16 5 (0.51%) VBA
17 4 (0.41%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (10.70%) Degree
2 26 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.12%) MCP
4 9 (0.92%) MCTS
4 9 (0.92%) MCAD
4 9 (0.92%) MCSD
5 6 (0.61%) OCP
5 6 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.51%) EnCE
6 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.51%) GPEN
6 5 (0.51%) GIAC
6 5 (0.51%) GCIH
6 5 (0.51%) GCFA
6 5 (0.51%) CISM
6 5 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.73%) QA
System Software
1 19 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.43%) StatsD
2 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.31%) logstash
3 3 (0.31%) Graphite
Vendors
1 296 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 118 (12.03%) Twitter
3 109 (11.11%) Facebook
4 59 (6.01%) Oracle
5 30 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.53%) IBM
7 14 (1.43%) VMware
7 14 (1.43%) Google
8 10 (1.02%) Ab Initio
9 6 (0.61%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.51%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.51%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.41%) Hitachi
12 3 (0.31%) New Relic
13 1 (0.10%) Red Gate
13 1 (0.10%) Endeca
13 1 (0.10%) Telerik
13 1 (0.10%) Avaya
13 1 (0.10%) Genesys
13 1 (0.10%) SAP
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45 - 63k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 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
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago