Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 135 166
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 23 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.70% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 9
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -12.09%
10th Percentile £23,800 £35,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £53,750 £42,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%

SOLID is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2759 2013 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.45% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2093 1666 2332
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Cheshire

SOLID
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOLID in Cheshire.

Salary trend for SOLID in Cheshire

SOLID
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLID in Cheshire

SOLID
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 9 £45,000 -14.29%
Crewe +8 4 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Chester -13 2 £41,250 -6.25% 1
Knutsford - 2 £47,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 -
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing SOLID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) MVC
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
6 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) XML
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) CSS
9 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) Scrum
9 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
10 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (30.43%) JSON
10 7 (30.43%) TDD
10 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
11 6 (26.09%) PHP
11 6 (26.09%) SOAP
11 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
11 6 (26.09%) RESTful
11 6 (26.09%) MVVM
11 6 (26.09%) React
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (21.74%) Google
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (21.74%) Java

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) Grunt
4 2 (8.70%) gulp
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Junior
5 4 (17.39%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Junior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) React
7 6 (26.09%) RESTful
7 6 (26.09%) SOAP
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
10 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
10 3 (13.04%) Sass
10 3 (13.04%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Life Science
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) MVVM
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) Kanban
9 2 (8.70%) Microservices
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) XAML
7 2 (8.70%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Google
3 4 (17.39%) Xamarin
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter