Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 226 292
Rank change year-on-year +25 +66 -28
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1,949 675 1,472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.50% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.60% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 603 1,262
10th Percentile £40,875 £38,100 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,875 £73,107 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 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 103,984 42,065 117,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.30% 93.20% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69,864 35,432 94,369
10th Percentile £32,996 £33,525 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SOLID as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in England

SOLID
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOLID in England.

Salary trend for SOLID in England

SOLID
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOLID in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SOLID in England

SOLID
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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 +54 1,011 £72,500 - 126
South East -59 326 £52,500 -4.55% 45
North of England -29 288 £57,500 +15.00% 73
North West +3 171 £57,500 +4.55% 46
Midlands -45 140 £50,000 -4.76% 34
West Midlands -22 122 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Yorkshire -39 114 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South West -30 103 £48,125 +6.94% 13
East of England -50 64 £65,000 +8.33% 15
East Midlands -79 18 £42,500 -17.07% 12
North East -52 3 £45,345 -6.99% 7
SOLID
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 1,270 (65.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,141 (58.54%) C#
3 1,104 (56.64%) TDD
4 1,036 (53.16%) .NET
5 931 (47.77%) JavaScript
6 813 (41.71%) SQL
7 723 (37.10%) Azure
8 674 (34.58%) React
9 637 (32.68%) Software Engineering
10 630 (32.32%) Microservices
11 620 (31.81%) AWS
12 585 (30.02%) MVC
12 585 (30.02%) DevOps
13 568 (29.14%) .NET Core
14 506 (25.96%) AngularJS
15 503 (25.81%) Docker
16 491 (25.19%) Full Stack Development
17 490 (25.14%) Git (software)
18 485 (24.88%) OOP
19 479 (24.58%) OO
20 475 (24.37%) Java
21 438 (22.47%) REST
22 429 (22.01%) Kubernetes
23 423 (21.70%) Scrum
24 420 (21.55%) .NET Framework
25 406 (20.83%) BDD
26 403 (20.68%) Test Automation
27 377 (19.34%) RESTful
28 365 (18.73%) SQL Server
29 356 (18.27%) Finance

SOLID
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
1 155 (7.95%) CMS
2 141 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
3 80 (4.10%) EPiServer
4 50 (2.57%) Umbraco
5 44 (2.26%) Confluence
6 33 (1.69%) Apache
7 29 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 29 (1.49%) GemFire
8 27 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 22 (1.13%) IIS
10 15 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 13 (0.67%) IBM Domino
11 13 (0.67%) NServiceBus
11 13 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.62%) WordPress
13 7 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.21%) Headless CMS
15 3 (0.15%) Jetty
16 1 (0.051%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.051%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.21%) Sketch
5 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.15%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 72 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.87%) Magento
3 13 (0.67%) Shopify
4 9 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 723 (37.10%) Azure
2 620 (31.81%) AWS
3 194 (9.95%) Serverless
4 174 (8.93%) GCP
5 139 (7.13%) SaaS
6 135 (6.93%) GitHub
7 126 (6.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 80 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
9 74 (3.80%) PaaS
10 58 (2.98%) Azure Functions
11 52 (2.67%) Azure Service Bus
12 50 (2.57%) Amazon ECS
13 48 (2.46%) Amazon S3
14 39 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 35 (1.80%) NuGet
16 32 (1.64%) Power Platform
17 31 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 31 (1.59%) npm
18 27 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
19 23 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 137 (7.03%) HTTP
2 29 (1.49%) Calico
3 23 (1.18%) NFC
4 16 (0.82%) Internet
4 16 (0.82%) WebEx
5 12 (0.62%) Broadband
5 12 (0.62%) FTP
6 5 (0.26%) MQTT
6 5 (0.26%) PPP
7 2 (0.10%) Network Security
7 2 (0.10%) Wireless
8 1 (0.051%) SNMP
8 1 (0.051%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 350 (17.96%) NoSQL
3 123 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 109 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
4 109 (5.59%) Redis
5 105 (5.39%) MySQL
6 104 (5.34%) MongoDB
7 72 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 38 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 36 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (1.28%) Amazon Athena
11 25 (1.28%) Power BI
12 23 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.03%) Big Data
15 19 (0.97%) Couchbase
15 19 (0.97%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (0.87%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 490 (25.14%) Git (software)
2 207 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 205 (10.52%) TeamCity
4 196 (10.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 129 (6.62%) JIRA
6 75 (3.85%) NUnit
7 74 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 68 (3.49%) Selenium
9 64 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 59 (3.03%) Moq
11 52 (2.67%) Maven
12 45 (2.31%) webpack
13 44 (2.26%) Bitbucket
13 44 (2.26%) Cypress.io
14 42 (2.15%) gulp
15 39 (2.00%) Protractor
16 38 (1.95%) Gradle
17 37 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
18 35 (1.80%) Cucumber
19 34 (1.74%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 356 (18.27%) Finance
2 327 (16.78%) Social Skills
3 188 (9.65%) Banking
4 99 (5.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 87 (4.46%) Retail
6 63 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (3.18%) Investment Banking
8 48 (2.46%) Law
9 36 (1.85%) Games
10 32 (1.64%) Back Office
11 31 (1.59%) Marketing
12 25 (1.28%) Legal
13 22 (1.13%) Advertising
14 20 (1.03%) Public Sector
15 17 (0.87%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
18 9 (0.46%) Automotive
18 9 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
18 9 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,213 (62.24%) Developer
2 352 (18.06%) Software Engineer
3 328 (16.83%) .NET Developer
4 296 (15.19%) Senior Developer
5 273 (14.01%) Full Stack Developer
6 263 (13.49%) C# Developer
7 183 (9.39%) Software Developer
8 178 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 143 (7.34%) PHP Developer
10 127 (6.52%) React Developer
11 113 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 99 (5.08%) Architect
13 92 (4.72%) Java Developer
14 83 (4.26%) Lead Developer
15 78 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
16 64 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 64 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
17 59 (3.03%) Backend Developer
18 57 (2.92%) Software Architect
19 56 (2.87%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,036 (53.16%) .NET
2 674 (34.58%) React
3 568 (29.14%) .NET Core
4 506 (25.96%) AngularJS
5 438 (22.47%) REST
6 420 (21.55%) .NET Framework
7 377 (19.34%) RESTful
8 345 (17.70%) Web Services
9 331 (16.98%) HTML
10 323 (16.57%) CSS
11 307 (15.75%) ASP.NET
12 296 (15.19%) Node.js
13 218 (11.19%) Vue.js
14 214 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 185 (9.49%) Entity Framework
16 162 (8.31%) Spring
17 143 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 134 (6.88%) jQuery
19 124 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
20 117 (6.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.06%) User Experience
2 134 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 101 (5.18%) Mobile App
4 96 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 53 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.10%) Blog
8 39 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 39 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 31 (1.59%) Equities
9 31 (1.59%) Legacy Systems
10 29 (1.49%) Legacy Code
11 23 (1.18%) Wiki
12 22 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.08%) Reference Data
14 17 (0.87%) Legacy Applications
14 17 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.82%) NHS
15 16 (0.82%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 140 (7.18%) Linux
2 101 (5.18%) Android
3 74 (3.80%) Windows
4 62 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.74%) Mesosphere
6 12 (0.62%) Unix
7 5 (0.26%) Debian
8 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.051%) VMS
9 1 (0.051%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,270 (65.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,104 (56.64%) TDD
3 637 (32.68%) Software Engineering
4 630 (32.32%) Microservices
5 585 (30.02%) DevOps
5 585 (30.02%) MVC
6 491 (25.19%) Full Stack Development
7 485 (24.88%) OOP
8 479 (24.58%) OO
9 423 (21.70%) Scrum
10 406 (20.83%) BDD
11 403 (20.68%) Test Automation
12 331 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
13 313 (16.06%) SDLC
14 286 (14.67%) Unit Testing
15 238 (12.21%) Clean Code
16 229 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
17 218 (11.19%) Computer Science
18 204 (10.47%) Front End Development
19 200 (10.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,141 (58.54%) C#
2 931 (47.77%) JavaScript
3 813 (41.71%) SQL
4 475 (24.37%) Java
5 320 (16.42%) TypeScript
6 273 (14.01%) Python
7 206 (10.57%) Go
8 195 (10.01%) PHP
9 157 (8.06%) Kotlin
10 142 (7.29%) Scala
11 129 (6.62%) C++
12 117 (6.00%) Ruby
13 78 (4.00%) T-SQL
14 60 (3.08%) Bash Shell
15 59 (3.03%) C
16 58 (2.98%) Java 8
16 58 (2.98%) PowerShell
17 32 (1.64%) ES6
18 30 (1.54%) Rust
19 28 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 228 (11.70%) Degree
2 171 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
4 29 (1.49%) OCP
4 29 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.21%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.051%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.051%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.051%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.39%) QA
2 35 (1.80%) PSD2
3 31 (1.59%) Accessibility
4 29 (1.49%) SLA
5 11 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.41%) WCAG
7 5 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 503 (25.81%) Docker
2 29 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.10%) Firmware
5 2 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 429 (22.01%) Kubernetes
2 217 (11.13%) Terraform
3 92 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (3.90%) Prometheus
5 73 (3.75%) Ansible
6 60 (3.08%) Kibana
6 60 (3.08%) Puppet
7 34 (1.74%) Automic
8 30 (1.54%) Consul
8 30 (1.54%) Grafana
9 23 (1.18%) logstash
10 14 (0.72%) Graphite
11 9 (0.46%) Kustomize
12 7 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.15%) Oozie
15 1 (0.051%) collectd
15 1 (0.051%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 277 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 79 (4.05%) Google
3 76 (3.90%) Samsung
4 52 (2.67%) Oracle
5 39 (2.00%) Splunk
6 29 (1.49%) Apple
7 19 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 18 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 18 (0.92%) Fidessa
8 18 (0.92%) PayPal
9 15 (0.77%) Xamarin
10 14 (0.72%) New Relic
11 13 (0.67%) QAD
11 13 (0.67%) Refinitiv
12 8 (0.41%) Telerik
13 7 (0.36%) SAP
14 6 (0.31%) Zend
15 4 (0.21%) Bloomberg
15 4 (0.21%) Sage
15 4 (0.21%) Sun