Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 290 347
Rank change year-on-year +25 +57 +101
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1,916 1,957 1,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.16% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.27% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,669 1,781 1,455
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

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 135,998 154,654 159,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,808 123,799 133,287
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 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 11 December 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 11 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 +10 833 £65,000 +8.33% 146
South East +70 564 £47,500 -5.00% 74
North of England +14 203 £45,000 +5.88% 56
Midlands +58 133 £43,500 +8.75% 40
North West -13 127 £45,000 - 38
East of England +8 100 £55,000 +4.76% 17
South West -27 86 £45,000 -4.26% 15
East Midlands +56 71 £43,500 +24.29% 15
Yorkshire +42 68 £45,000 +5.88% 16
West Midlands +6 62 £40,000 - 25
North East -15 8 £55,000 +69.23% 2
SOLID
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,442 (75.26%) C#
2 1,428 (74.53%) .NET
3 1,336 (69.73%) Agile Software Development
4 1,072 (55.95%) TDD
5 866 (45.20%) JavaScript
6 864 (45.09%) SQL
7 816 (42.59%) MVC
8 784 (40.92%) ASP.NET
9 726 (37.89%) SQL Server
10 699 (36.48%) OO
11 634 (33.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 607 (31.68%) HTML
13 595 (31.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 594 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
15 582 (30.38%) CSS
16 570 (29.75%) AngularJS
17 552 (28.81%) Scrum
18 473 (24.69%) Git (software)
19 442 (23.07%) ASP.NET MVC
20 422 (22.03%) Microservices
21 418 (21.82%) .NET Framework
22 415 (21.66%) Microsoft
23 399 (20.82%) Web Services
24 388 (20.25%) Software Engineering
25 381 (19.89%) BDD
26 363 (18.95%) WCF
27 345 (18.01%) React
28 339 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
29 315 (16.44%) Test Automation
30 309 (16.13%) jQuery

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 92 (4.80%) CMS
2 71 (3.71%) IIS
3 70 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 53 (2.77%) Umbraco
6 40 (2.09%) Confluence
7 36 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (1.30%) NServiceBus
9 22 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 20 (1.04%) Apache Spark
11 19 (0.99%) Apache
12 16 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.73%) Sitefinity
14 11 (0.57%) EPiServer
15 10 (0.52%) Kentico
16 9 (0.47%) nginx
17 8 (0.42%) JBoss
18 7 (0.37%) Drupal
18 7 (0.37%) Tomcat
19 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.21%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.21%) Maya
4 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 57 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.15%) Actimize
3 7 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.052%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 634 (33.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 339 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (5.64%) SaaS
4 78 (4.07%) Serverless
5 51 (2.66%) PaaS
6 35 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 33 (1.72%) GitHub
8 31 (1.62%) Azure Functions
9 29 (1.51%) npm
10 20 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 12 (0.63%) TestFlight
14 11 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.57%) Google Play
15 10 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.52%) IaaS
15 10 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
16 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.39%) HTTP
2 10 (0.52%) SSL
3 8 (0.42%) AMQP
3 8 (0.42%) Internet
4 7 (0.37%) SMS
5 6 (0.31%) Extranet
6 5 (0.26%) Intranet
6 5 (0.26%) VoIP
7 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.052%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.052%) IPsec
9 1 (0.052%) Plixer Scrutinizer
9 1 (0.052%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 726 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 181 (9.45%) NoSQL
3 162 (8.46%) MongoDB
4 117 (6.11%) MySQL
5 68 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 63 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 59 (3.08%) Redis
8 57 (2.97%) Big Data
9 51 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (1.98%) Cosmos DB
12 36 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.04%) Star Schema
17 18 (0.94%) CouchDB
18 17 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 16 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 473 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 283 (14.77%) Visual Studio
3 252 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 184 (9.60%) TeamCity
5 141 (7.36%) Jenkins
6 130 (6.78%) NUnit
7 129 (6.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 111 (5.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 95 (4.96%) JIRA
10 72 (3.76%) webpack
11 56 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 55 (2.87%) Subversion
13 54 (2.82%) Selenium
14 52 (2.71%) Jasmine
15 49 (2.56%) MSBuild
16 41 (2.14%) ReSharper
17 32 (1.67%) MSTest
18 30 (1.57%) SpecFlow
19 27 (1.41%) Moq
20 22 (1.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 298 (15.55%) Finance
2 124 (6.47%) Banking
3 52 (2.71%) Retail
4 51 (2.66%) Games
5 43 (2.24%) Marketing
6 32 (1.67%) Back Office
7 25 (1.30%) Automotive
8 21 (1.10%) Military
9 20 (1.04%) Front Office
10 18 (0.94%) Electronics
11 17 (0.89%) Law
12 15 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.73%) Publishing
13 14 (0.73%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (0.52%) Advertising
15 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.42%) Legal
18 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,435 (74.90%) Developer
2 777 (40.55%) .NET Developer
3 622 (32.46%) C# Developer
4 437 (22.81%) Senior Developer
5 419 (21.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 246 (12.84%) Senior .NET Developer
7 221 (11.53%) Software Engineer
8 194 (10.13%) Software Developer
9 160 (8.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 157 (8.19%) Senior C# Developer
11 155 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 121 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
13 108 (5.64%) Architect
14 106 (5.53%) Lead Developer
15 105 (5.48%) SQL Developer
16 98 (5.11%) .NET Software Developer
17 97 (5.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 92 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 84 (4.38%) C# Software Developer
20 80 (4.18%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,428 (74.53%) .NET
2 784 (40.92%) ASP.NET
3 607 (31.68%) HTML
4 595 (31.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 582 (30.38%) CSS
6 570 (29.75%) AngularJS
7 442 (23.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 418 (21.82%) .NET Framework
9 399 (20.82%) Web Services
10 363 (18.95%) WCF
11 345 (18.01%) React
12 309 (16.13%) jQuery
13 289 (15.08%) RESTful
14 286 (14.93%) Entity Framework
15 276 (14.41%) HTML5
16 263 (13.73%) .NET Core
17 255 (13.31%) REST
18 188 (9.81%) Node.js
19 165 (8.61%) CSS3
20 158 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 262 (13.67%) Greenfield Project
2 212 (11.06%) User Experience
3 140 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (5.74%) N-Tier
5 104 (5.43%) Fintech
5 104 (5.43%) Mobile App
6 82 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 40 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (1.46%) Online Banking
11 23 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.94%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.94%) Fixed Income
14 17 (0.89%) Derivative
14 17 (0.89%) Online Gambling
15 14 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 79 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 73 (3.81%) Android
3 62 (3.24%) Linux
4 58 (3.03%) Windows
5 16 (0.84%) Unix
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.16%) VMS
8 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.052%) AIX
9 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,336 (69.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,072 (55.95%) TDD
3 816 (42.59%) MVC
4 699 (36.48%) OO
5 594 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
6 552 (28.81%) Scrum
7 422 (22.03%) Microservices
8 388 (20.25%) Software Engineering
9 381 (19.89%) BDD
10 315 (16.44%) Test Automation
11 288 (15.03%) DevOps
12 252 (13.15%) SOA
13 251 (13.10%) Unit Testing
14 245 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
15 240 (12.53%) Mentoring
16 220 (11.48%) Computer Science
16 220 (11.48%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 202 (10.54%) OOP
18 194 (10.13%) SDLC
19 192 (10.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,442 (75.26%) C#
2 866 (45.20%) JavaScript
3 864 (45.09%) SQL
4 286 (14.93%) T-SQL
5 268 (13.99%) Java
6 164 (8.56%) TypeScript
7 126 (6.58%) PHP
8 118 (6.16%) Python
9 85 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 73 (3.81%) VB.NET
11 69 (3.60%) VB
12 54 (2.82%) ES6
12 54 (2.82%) Java 8
13 52 (2.71%) C++
14 49 (2.56%) Ruby
15 48 (2.51%) Apple Swift
16 45 (2.35%) Objective-C
17 33 (1.72%) C
18 24 (1.25%) F#
19 23 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 197 (10.28%) Degree
2 84 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.52%) MCP
5 10 (0.52%) MCPD
6 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.42%) CISSP
7 8 (0.42%) MCSE
8 7 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.10%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.052%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.052%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.49%) QA
2 13 (0.68%) GDPR
3 4 (0.21%) DICOM
3 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.16%) WCAG
5 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.052%) EMIR
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.052%) MiFID
System Software
1 138 (7.20%) Docker
2 7 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.10%) LXC
6 1 (0.052%) HDFS
6 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (2.45%) Terraform
2 41 (2.14%) Kubernetes
3 38 (1.98%) Ansible
4 19 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.73%) Puppet
6 13 (0.68%) Grafana
7 9 (0.47%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.37%) Rancher
9 4 (0.21%) Kibana
9 4 (0.21%) logstash
10 3 (0.16%) Nagios
11 2 (0.10%) Consul
11 2 (0.10%) Icinga
11 2 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.052%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 415 (21.66%) Microsoft
2 68 (3.55%) Xamarin
3 66 (3.44%) Google
4 50 (2.61%) Oracle
5 47 (2.45%) Nintex
6 36 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 30 (1.57%) Zend
8 26 (1.36%) New Relic
8 26 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 19 (0.99%) Apple
9 19 (0.99%) IBM
10 15 (0.78%) Splunk
11 13 (0.68%) Adobe
12 12 (0.63%) Telerik
13 10 (0.52%) Rackspace
14 9 (0.47%) Charles River
15 8 (0.42%) DevExpress
15 8 (0.42%) TOWER Software
16 7 (0.37%) VMware
17 6 (0.31%) SAP