Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Inversion of Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Inversion of Control over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Inversion of Control (IoC)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 658 629
Rank change year-on-year -168 -29 -56
Permanent jobs citing Inversion of Control 282 595 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 227 471 614
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £24,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Inversion of Control 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 135,846 154,431 160,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.92% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,599 123,606 134,296
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Inversion of Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Inversion of Control in England

Inversion of Control
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Inversion of Control in England.

Salary trend for Inversion of Control in England

Inversion of Control
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Inversion of Control in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Inversion of Control in England

Inversion of Control
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -89 138 £62,500 +8.70% 16
North of England +13 55 £40,000 -5.88% 7
South East -84 41 £61,250 +28.95% 10
North West +18 39 £40,000 -29.82% 4
Midlands +45 23 £45,000 +63.64% 4
West Midlands +35 23 £45,000 +63.64% 4
South West +33 15 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +36 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -10 8 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North East -5 2 £44,250 +4.12% 1
Inversion of Control
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Inversion of Control 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 England region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 226 (80.14%) C#
2 217 (76.95%) .NET
2 217 (76.95%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (59.93%) SQL Server
4 149 (52.84%) TDD
5 147 (52.13%) SQL
6 138 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (47.16%) Scrum
8 128 (45.39%) Finance
9 123 (43.62%) MVC
10 104 (36.88%) NUnit
11 100 (35.46%) Dependency Injection
12 88 (31.21%) ASP.NET
13 83 (29.43%) HTML
14 82 (29.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 79 (28.01%) JavaScript
16 77 (27.30%) Git (software)
17 76 (26.95%) CSS
18 74 (26.24%) Kanban
19 73 (25.89%) Unit Testing
20 71 (25.18%) Java
21 68 (24.11%) WPF
22 67 (23.76%) Ninject
23 66 (23.40%) MVVM
24 65 (23.05%) T-SQL
24 65 (23.05%) OO
25 64 (22.70%) .NET Framework
26 63 (22.34%) Degree
26 63 (22.34%) BDD
27 59 (20.92%) Unity DI Container

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 49 (17.38%) IIS
2 13 (4.61%) CMS
2 13 (4.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.55%) Apache
5 6 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.13%) Plone
5 6 (2.13%) Zope
6 3 (1.06%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.06%) Confluence
6 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.06%) GeoServer
6 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.61%) GitHub
4 9 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.48%) SaaS
6 6 (2.13%) PaaS
7 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.77%) Office 365
8 4 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.06%) NuGet
10 2 (0.71%) Serverless
11 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.35%) Google Play
11 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.90%) Firewall
1 11 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (3.90%) SMS
2 10 (3.55%) HTTP
3 8 (2.84%) Network Security
4 5 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.71%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (59.93%) SQL Server
2 52 (18.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 33 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.61%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.61%) MySQL
8 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.48%) Power BI
12 5 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (1.06%) GIS
14 3 (1.06%) Redis
15 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 104 (36.88%) NUnit
2 77 (27.30%) Git (software)
3 57 (20.21%) MSTest
4 38 (13.48%) TeamCity
5 36 (12.77%) Jenkins
6 34 (12.06%) JUnit
7 32 (11.35%) SpecFlow
7 32 (11.35%) Visual Studio
8 31 (10.99%) Cucumber
9 23 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (4.61%) AccuRev
11 12 (4.26%) Gradle
12 11 (3.90%) ReSharper
13 9 (3.19%) NSubstitute
14 8 (2.84%) Gitweb
14 8 (2.84%) Maven
15 7 (2.48%) Mockito
15 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (2.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 128 (45.39%) Finance
2 28 (9.93%) Games
3 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.13%) Retail
4 5 (1.77%) Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Automotive
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 246 (87.23%) Developer
2 132 (46.81%) .NET Developer
3 128 (45.39%) C# Developer
4 96 (34.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (19.86%) Software Developer
6 52 (18.44%) C# WPF Developer
6 52 (18.44%) WPF Developer
7 27 (9.57%) Developer in Test
8 25 (8.87%) Java Developer
8 25 (8.87%) SQL Developer
9 20 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 20 (7.09%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.32%) Sitecore Developer
11 14 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
12 11 (3.90%) Agile Developer
12 11 (3.90%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (3.90%) Lead Developer
12 11 (3.90%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (76.95%) .NET
2 88 (31.21%) ASP.NET
3 83 (29.43%) HTML
4 82 (29.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 76 (26.95%) CSS
6 68 (24.11%) WPF
7 67 (23.76%) Ninject
8 64 (22.70%) .NET Framework
9 59 (20.92%) Unity DI Container
10 53 (18.79%) Web Services
11 52 (18.44%) AngularJS
11 52 (18.44%) Spring.NET
12 48 (17.02%) jQuery
12 48 (17.02%) REST
13 45 (15.96%) Entity Framework
14 44 (15.60%) WCF
15 42 (14.89%) Spring
15 42 (14.89%) XML
16 36 (12.77%) JSON
17 35 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.79%) Enterprise Software
2 52 (18.44%) Social Network
3 16 (5.67%) User Experience
4 12 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.13%) EFT
7 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.77%) Fintech
8 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.42%) Wiki
10 3 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.06%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.71%) Clustering
12 1 (0.35%) Blog
12 1 (0.35%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.02%) Windows
2 8 (2.84%) Linux
3 7 (2.48%) Unix
4 3 (1.06%) Android
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (76.95%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (52.84%) TDD
3 138 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (47.16%) Scrum
5 123 (43.62%) MVC
6 100 (35.46%) Dependency Injection
7 74 (26.24%) Kanban
8 73 (25.89%) Unit Testing
9 66 (23.40%) MVVM
10 65 (23.05%) OO
11 63 (22.34%) BDD
12 49 (17.38%) Open Source
13 34 (12.06%) Test Automation
14 33 (11.70%) DevOps
15 29 (10.28%) SOLID
16 28 (9.93%) OOD
16 28 (9.93%) SDLC
17 27 (9.57%) Agile Testing
17 27 (9.57%) Test Scripting
17 27 (9.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 226 (80.14%) C#
2 147 (52.13%) SQL
3 79 (28.01%) JavaScript
4 71 (25.18%) Java
5 65 (23.05%) T-SQL
6 36 (12.77%) PowerShell
7 24 (8.51%) Python
8 23 (8.16%) TypeScript
9 17 (6.03%) VB.NET
10 14 (4.96%) VB
11 10 (3.55%) Scala
12 9 (3.19%) Groovy
12 9 (3.19%) Ruby
13 8 (2.84%) C++
14 5 (1.77%) Java 8
14 5 (1.77%) XAML
15 4 (1.42%) PHP
16 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (22.34%) Degree
2 8 (2.84%) CISM
2 8 (2.84%) CISSP
3 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.55%) QA
2 6 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.42%) DICOM
4 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Ansible
1 4 (1.42%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.42%) Rancher
2 3 (1.06%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.44%) Facebook
2 52 (18.44%) Twitter
3 32 (11.35%) Sitecore
4 12 (4.26%) Google
5 9 (3.19%) Oracle
6 8 (2.84%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.06%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.71%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com