Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 284 395
Rank change year-on-year +31 +111 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 2,096 2,075 1,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.25% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.36% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 1,877 1,296
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £33,173
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% -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 144,408 152,231 169,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.15% 91.50% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 115,883 122,017 143,258
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in England

SOLID
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SOLID in England

SOLID
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 +6 963 £62,500 - 145
South East +19 461 £50,000 - 48
North of England +45 302 £45,000 +5.88% 56
North West +11 182 £47,500 +5.56% 36
South West +33 153 £42,500 -10.53% 16
Midlands -23 111 £42,000 -1.18% 35
East of England -20 105 £55,000 +7.84% 29
Yorkshire +66 94 £42,500 - 15
East Midlands +22 57 £40,750 +1.88% 13
West Midlands -26 54 £42,500 - 22
North East -4 27 £50,000 +21.21% 5
SOLID
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 England region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 1,564 (74.62%) C#
2 1,542 (73.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,526 (72.81%) .NET
4 1,250 (59.64%) TDD
5 1,050 (50.10%) JavaScript
6 972 (46.37%) MVC
7 916 (43.70%) ASP.NET
8 876 (41.79%) SQL
9 758 (36.16%) AngularJS
10 741 (35.35%) SQL Server
11 714 (34.06%) OO
12 694 (33.11%) Continuous Integration
13 668 (31.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 654 (31.20%) HTML
15 619 (29.53%) CSS
16 618 (29.48%) Microsoft Azure
17 615 (29.34%) Scrum
18 585 (27.91%) Software Engineering
19 557 (26.57%) Web Services
20 520 (24.81%) BDD
21 515 (24.57%) Git (software)
22 499 (23.81%) Microservices
23 475 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
24 446 (21.28%) .NET Framework
25 419 (19.99%) Amazon AWS
26 415 (19.80%) Finance
27 414 (19.75%) React
28 403 (19.23%) Microsoft
29 399 (19.04%) jQuery
30 357 (17.03%) RESTful

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
1 115 (5.49%) CMS
2 104 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 92 (4.39%) Umbraco
4 51 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (2.24%) IIS
6 44 (2.10%) NServiceBus
7 42 (2.00%) Confluence
8 38 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 31 (1.48%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.24%) EPiServer
11 22 (1.05%) Sitefinity
12 18 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.76%) Apache
13 16 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
17 5 (0.24%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.24%) WordPress
18 4 (0.19%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (0.19%) Doxygen
1 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.048%) Maya
3 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.38%) Magento
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.095%) Endur
7 1 (0.048%) Actimize
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 618 (29.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 419 (19.99%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (3.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 56 (2.67%) SaaS
5 53 (2.53%) Serverless
6 49 (2.34%) npm
7 37 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (1.72%) Amazon S3
9 30 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 30 (1.43%) GitHub
10 23 (1.10%) PaaS
11 22 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (0.76%) Office 365
14 14 (0.67%) Google Play
15 12 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (0.52%) Firebase
17 10 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
17 10 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.24%) HTTP
2 12 (0.57%) AMQP
3 4 (0.19%) SMS
4 3 (0.14%) SSL
5 2 (0.095%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.095%) DNS
5 2 (0.095%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.095%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.095%) Internet
5 2 (0.095%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.048%) FTP
6 1 (0.048%) Intranet
6 1 (0.048%) IPsec
6 1 (0.048%) NFC
6 1 (0.048%) RFID
6 1 (0.048%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.048%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 741 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 191 (9.11%) NoSQL
3 143 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 89 (4.25%) MySQL
5 76 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 72 (3.44%) Big Data
7 61 (2.91%) Redis
8 48 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 43 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (1.77%) Cosmos DB
11 32 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.72%) InfluxDB
18 14 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 515 (24.57%) Git (software)
2 254 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 226 (10.78%) Visual Studio
4 207 (9.88%) TeamCity
5 179 (8.54%) NUnit
6 172 (8.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 162 (7.73%) Jenkins
8 122 (5.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 121 (5.77%) JIRA
10 97 (4.63%) Selenium
11 85 (4.06%) Subversion
12 84 (4.01%) webpack
13 83 (3.96%) Jasmine
13 83 (3.96%) MSBuild
14 60 (2.86%) SpecFlow
15 50 (2.39%) Mocha
15 50 (2.39%) ReSharper
16 44 (2.10%) Bitbucket
17 43 (2.05%) Moq
18 40 (1.91%) MSTest
General
1 415 (19.80%) Finance
2 117 (5.58%) Banking
3 104 (4.96%) Games
4 98 (4.68%) Retail
5 37 (1.77%) Back Office
6 36 (1.72%) Marketing
7 32 (1.53%) Military
8 26 (1.24%) Advertising
9 20 (0.95%) Automotive
10 16 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.76%) Legal
10 16 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 15 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.67%) Publishing
13 13 (0.62%) Law
14 11 (0.52%) Front Office
15 6 (0.29%) Electronics
15 6 (0.29%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,563 (74.57%) Developer
2 824 (39.31%) .NET Developer
3 609 (29.06%) C# Developer
4 502 (23.95%) Senior Developer
5 411 (19.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 362 (17.27%) Software Engineer
7 263 (12.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 256 (12.21%) Software Developer
9 183 (8.73%) Senior C# Developer
10 172 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 164 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 118 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
13 115 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 114 (5.44%) .NET Software Developer
15 112 (5.34%) Agile Developer
16 111 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 111 (5.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 107 (5.10%) C# Software Developer
18 106 (5.06%) Java Developer
19 98 (4.68%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,526 (72.81%) .NET
2 916 (43.70%) ASP.NET
3 758 (36.16%) AngularJS
4 668 (31.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 654 (31.20%) HTML
6 619 (29.53%) CSS
7 557 (26.57%) Web Services
8 475 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 446 (21.28%) .NET Framework
10 414 (19.75%) React
11 399 (19.04%) jQuery
12 357 (17.03%) RESTful
13 312 (14.89%) Entity Framework
14 304 (14.50%) REST
15 293 (13.98%) WCF
16 262 (12.50%) HTML5
17 220 (10.50%) .NET Core
18 213 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 209 (9.97%) Node.js
20 178 (8.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 322 (15.36%) Greenfield Project
2 269 (12.83%) Computer Science
3 173 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (8.06%) User Experience
5 121 (5.77%) Fintech
6 110 (5.25%) Mobile App
7 93 (4.44%) N-Tier
8 78 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
9 68 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
10 60 (2.86%) Algorithms
11 44 (2.10%) Online Gambling
12 38 (1.81%) Data Structures
13 34 (1.62%) Online Banking
14 31 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (1.24%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (0.91%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
19 14 (0.67%) Virtual Team
20 12 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (5.10%) Linux
2 91 (4.34%) Android
3 86 (4.10%) Windows
4 85 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.43%) Unix
6 8 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
6 8 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.24%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.048%) AIX
8 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.048%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,542 (73.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,250 (59.64%) TDD
3 972 (46.37%) MVC
4 714 (34.06%) OO
5 694 (33.11%) Continuous Integration
6 615 (29.34%) Scrum
7 585 (27.91%) Software Engineering
8 520 (24.81%) BDD
9 499 (23.81%) Microservices
10 299 (14.27%) Test Automation
10 299 (14.27%) Web Development
11 298 (14.22%) DevOps
12 292 (13.93%) SOA
13 274 (13.07%) Mentoring
14 256 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
15 255 (12.17%) Unit Testing
16 246 (11.74%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 244 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 239 (11.40%) OOP
19 220 (10.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,564 (74.62%) C#
2 1,050 (50.10%) JavaScript
3 876 (41.79%) SQL
4 303 (14.46%) Java
5 302 (14.41%) T-SQL
6 202 (9.64%) TypeScript
7 140 (6.68%) PHP
8 106 (5.06%) C
9 97 (4.63%) C++
10 94 (4.48%) Python
10 94 (4.48%) VB.NET
11 92 (4.39%) PowerShell
12 84 (4.01%) Java 8
13 50 (2.39%) Ruby
14 43 (2.05%) VB
15 41 (1.96%) Apple Swift
16 37 (1.77%) Objective-C
16 37 (1.77%) Scala
17 23 (1.10%) Go
18 20 (0.95%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 287 (13.69%) Degree
2 130 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.43%) MCP
9 8 (0.38%) MCPD
10 7 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.24%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.095%) ICAEW
12 2 (0.095%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.048%) CISSP
13 1 (0.048%) MCSA
13 1 (0.048%) MCSE
13 1 (0.048%) PMP
13 1 (0.048%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.44%) QA
2 9 (0.43%) GDPR
3 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.33%) GCP
5 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.19%) DICOM
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.095%) WCAG
9 1 (0.048%) PMO
9 1 (0.048%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (6.97%) Docker
2 10 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.048%) Firmware
4 1 (0.048%) GridGain
4 1 (0.048%) Varnish
4 1 (0.048%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (3.58%) Terraform
2 64 (3.05%) Kubernetes
3 51 (2.43%) Ansible
4 30 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.43%) Puppet
5 9 (0.43%) Consul
6 8 (0.38%) logstash
7 5 (0.24%) Kibana
7 5 (0.24%) Nagios
8 3 (0.14%) Grafana
8 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.095%) Icinga
9 2 (0.095%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.095%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.048%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 403 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 142 (6.77%) Google
3 110 (5.25%) Xamarin
4 66 (3.15%) Oracle
5 56 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 53 (2.53%) Nintex
7 41 (1.96%) Atlassian
8 35 (1.67%) Zend
9 32 (1.53%) New Relic
10 24 (1.15%) Apple
11 22 (1.05%) Splunk
12 16 (0.76%) IBM
13 11 (0.52%) Adobe
13 11 (0.52%) Rackspace
13 11 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.48%) Capita
14 10 (0.48%) Twitter
14 10 (0.48%) VMware
15 8 (0.38%) Charles River
16 7 (0.33%) Red Hat