Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 221 257
Rank change year-on-year +71 +36 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 230 104 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.08% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.14% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 212 87 91
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £50,575 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,000 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -4.17%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,166 9,110 10,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.87% 91.63% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9,097 8,220 9,981
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.77%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the City of London

SOLID
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SOLID in the City of London

SOLID
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the City of London

SOLID
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
London Bridge - 6 £66,250 -
SOLID
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing SOLID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 193 (83.91%) C#
2 184 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (73.48%) .NET
4 168 (73.04%) SQL
4 168 (73.04%) MVC
5 151 (65.65%) JavaScript
6 141 (61.30%) SQL Server
7 139 (60.43%) CSS
8 127 (55.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 122 (53.04%) OO
10 115 (50.00%) jQuery
11 114 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
12 112 (48.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 109 (47.39%) T-SQL
14 108 (46.96%) Microservices
15 101 (43.91%) SOA
16 92 (40.00%) Entity Framework
17 90 (39.13%) React
18 87 (37.83%) Team Foundation Server
19 85 (36.96%) TDD
20 83 (36.09%) .NET Core
21 81 (35.22%) Web Services
22 80 (34.78%) ASP.NET
23 79 (34.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
24 78 (33.91%) N-Tier
24 78 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
25 77 (33.48%) Visual Studio Team System
26 72 (31.30%) Test Automation
26 72 (31.30%) Finance
27 69 (30.00%) Waterfall

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 66 (28.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.04%) CMS
3 4 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.74%) NServiceBus
3 4 (1.74%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Maya
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 63 (27.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (48.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.61%) SaaS
3 6 (2.61%) Serverless
4 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) GitHub
4 2 (0.87%) Google Play
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.61%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (61.30%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.91%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.04%) Redis
5 5 (2.17%) Big Data
6 4 (1.74%) DB2
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.87%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (37.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (33.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 34 (14.78%) Git (software)
3 34 (14.78%) NUnit
4 29 (12.61%) TeamCity
5 23 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (8.70%) Jasmine
7 19 (8.26%) Selenium
7 19 (8.26%) SpecFlow
8 18 (7.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 16 (6.96%) Jenkins
10 12 (5.22%) MSBuild
10 12 (5.22%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.35%) Subversion
12 6 (2.61%) Moq
13 5 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.17%) Mocha
14 4 (1.74%) Gradle
14 4 (1.74%) JSUnit
14 4 (1.74%) QUnit
General
1 72 (31.30%) Finance
2 14 (6.09%) Games
3 11 (4.78%) Banking
4 10 (4.35%) Law
5 5 (2.17%) Advertising
6 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.87%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 136 (59.13%) Developer
2 65 (28.26%) Architect
3 61 (26.52%) C# Developer
4 58 (25.22%) Senior Developer
5 53 (23.04%) .NET Developer
6 39 (16.96%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (14.35%) Technical Architect
8 26 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (10.00%) Lead Developer
10 20 (8.70%) Applications Developer
11 18 (7.83%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (6.52%) Software Engineer
14 13 (5.65%) Angular Developer
15 12 (5.22%) C# Application Developer
16 10 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
16 10 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
16 10 (4.35%) Software Developer
16 10 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
17 9 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (73.48%) .NET
2 139 (60.43%) CSS
3 127 (55.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 115 (50.00%) jQuery
5 92 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 90 (39.13%) React
7 83 (36.09%) .NET Core
8 81 (35.22%) Web Services
9 80 (34.78%) ASP.NET
10 67 (29.13%) HTML
10 67 (29.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 65 (28.26%) AngularJS
12 60 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (22.17%) .NET Framework
14 38 (16.52%) HTML5
15 33 (14.35%) CSS3
16 32 (13.91%) WPF
17 28 (12.17%) REST
18 27 (11.74%) WCF
19 20 (8.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 78 (33.91%) N-Tier
2 57 (24.78%) Computer Science
3 53 (23.04%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (13.91%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (8.70%) Fintech
6 19 (8.26%) User Experience
7 11 (4.78%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.48%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.30%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.87%) Equities
11 2 (0.87%) NHS
11 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Tandem
11 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.04%) Android
2 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.87%) Unix
3 2 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (73.04%) MVC
3 122 (53.04%) OO
4 114 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (46.96%) Microservices
6 101 (43.91%) SOA
7 85 (36.96%) TDD
8 79 (34.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 72 (31.30%) Test Automation
10 69 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
10 69 (30.00%) Waterfall
11 68 (29.57%) UML
12 67 (29.13%) Deployment Automation
13 65 (28.26%) CRM
14 59 (25.65%) Scrum
15 57 (24.78%) MODAF
15 57 (24.78%) TOGAF
15 57 (24.78%) Zachman Framework
16 51 (22.17%) Mentoring
17 50 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 193 (83.91%) C#
2 168 (73.04%) SQL
3 151 (65.65%) JavaScript
4 109 (47.39%) T-SQL
5 21 (9.13%) Java
6 17 (7.39%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.96%) TypeScript
8 12 (5.22%) Python
9 10 (4.35%) Java 8
9 10 (4.35%) PHP
10 9 (3.91%) C
10 9 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.74%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.74%) Ruby
12 3 (1.30%) VBA
13 2 (0.87%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.87%) XPath
14 1 (0.43%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 68 (29.57%) Degree
2 40 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Terraform
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Consul
Vendors
1 61 (26.52%) Nintex
2 41 (17.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.04%) Oracle
4 4 (1.74%) Adobe
4 4 (1.74%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.30%) Google
6 2 (0.87%) Facebook
6 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.87%) Zend
7 1 (0.43%) Solace