Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 264 276 270
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 960 1,629 2,023
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.23% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.34% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1,524 1,859
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% -2.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,875 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 74,089 121,880 147,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.36% 92.21% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59,248 96,256 119,733
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +24 425 £71,250 +5.56% 17
South East -35 202 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North of England +83 135 £50,000 +5.26% 29
North West +60 80 £55,000 +15.79% 22
East of England +37 76 £52,500 - 5
South West +40 62 £45,000 - 7
Midlands +84 61 £47,500 - 12
West Midlands +65 50 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Yorkshire +81 41 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North East +10 14 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Midlands +47 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
SOLID
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 620 (64.58%) .NET
2 609 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
3 582 (60.63%) C#
4 567 (59.06%) TDD
5 418 (43.54%) Azure
6 389 (40.52%) JavaScript
7 313 (32.60%) AngularJS
8 303 (31.56%) SQL
9 285 (29.69%) .NET Core
10 281 (29.27%) SQL Server
11 280 (29.17%) BDD
12 276 (28.75%) MVC
13 275 (28.65%) Scrum
13 275 (28.65%) HTML
14 274 (28.54%) CSS
15 272 (28.33%) Software Engineering
16 269 (28.02%) OO
17 232 (24.17%) ASP.NET
18 225 (23.44%) Microservices
19 214 (22.29%) DevOps
20 208 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
21 206 (21.46%) Docker
21 206 (21.46%) Git (software)
22 205 (21.35%) AWS
23 196 (20.42%) .NET Framework
24 174 (18.13%) Microsoft
25 173 (18.02%) React
26 170 (17.71%) OOP
26 170 (17.71%) RESTful
27 169 (17.60%) REST

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 30 (3.13%) IIS
2 29 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.77%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.46%) Apache
4 14 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.15%) CMS
6 10 (1.04%) Confluence
7 9 (0.94%) WordPress
8 8 (0.83%) Moodle
9 6 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.63%) Luigi
9 6 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.52%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.42%) Drupal
11 4 (0.42%) Hyperledger
11 4 (0.42%) nginx
11 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 418 (43.54%) Azure
2 205 (21.35%) AWS
3 69 (7.19%) SaaS
4 44 (4.58%) Serverless
5 33 (3.44%) PaaS
6 22 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (2.19%) GitHub
8 19 (1.98%) NuGet
9 18 (1.88%) GCP
9 18 (1.88%) Logic Apps
10 17 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (1.67%) Veeva
12 15 (1.56%) npm
13 13 (1.35%) Power Platform
14 11 (1.15%) Azure Functions
15 9 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (0.73%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.73%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.96%) HTTP
2 20 (2.08%) Internet
3 6 (0.63%) FTP
4 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.31%) AMQP
5 3 (0.31%) NFC
5 3 (0.31%) Skype
6 2 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.21%) Firewall
6 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.10%) SMS
7 1 (0.10%) SMTP
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 83 (8.65%) MySQL
4 63 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 36 (3.75%) Big Data
6 33 (3.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 33 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (2.40%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.19%) Redis
11 19 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
15 12 (1.25%) Power BI
16 11 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.94%) RavenDB
17 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
18 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 206 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 89 (9.27%) Visual Studio
3 65 (6.77%) NUnit
4 56 (5.83%) TeamCity
5 48 (5.00%) JIRA
6 42 (4.38%) Selenium
7 41 (4.27%) Jenkins
8 40 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 38 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (3.44%) Moq
11 28 (2.92%) gulp
12 26 (2.71%) Mocha
13 23 (2.40%) Bitbucket
14 22 (2.29%) SpecFlow
15 20 (2.08%) Jasmine
15 20 (2.08%) MSTest
15 20 (2.08%) webpack
16 15 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.56%) PHPUnit
17 14 (1.46%) Gradle
General
1 119 (12.40%) Finance
2 38 (3.96%) Retail
3 35 (3.65%) Banking
4 25 (2.60%) Marketing
5 17 (1.77%) Games
6 10 (1.04%) Legal
6 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.73%) Law
7 7 (0.73%) Public Sector
8 6 (0.63%) Back Office
8 6 (0.63%) Front Office
9 3 (0.31%) Environmental Health
9 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
10 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) Police
10 2 (0.21%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 683 (71.15%) Developer
2 269 (28.02%) .NET Developer
3 201 (20.94%) C# Developer
4 170 (17.71%) Senior Developer
5 141 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 124 (12.92%) Software Developer
7 115 (11.98%) Software Engineer
8 103 (10.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 71 (7.40%) PHP Developer
10 59 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
11 55 (5.73%) Senior Software Engineer
12 48 (5.00%) Azure Developer
13 47 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
14 43 (4.48%) Angular Developer
14 43 (4.48%) Lead Developer
15 42 (4.38%) Java Developer
16 39 (4.06%) Technical Leader
17 38 (3.96%) React Developer
18 37 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 31 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (64.58%) .NET
2 313 (32.60%) AngularJS
3 285 (29.69%) .NET Core
4 275 (28.65%) HTML
5 274 (28.54%) CSS
6 232 (24.17%) ASP.NET
7 208 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 196 (20.42%) .NET Framework
9 173 (18.02%) React
10 170 (17.71%) RESTful
11 169 (17.60%) REST
12 136 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 117 (12.19%) jQuery
13 117 (12.19%) Node.js
14 112 (11.67%) Web Services
15 102 (10.63%) Entity Framework
16 93 (9.69%) JSON
17 75 (7.81%) HTML5
18 70 (7.29%) Spring
19 66 (6.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.58%) User Experience
2 59 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 28 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.40%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.25%) Blog
9 12 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.94%) Online Gambling
12 8 (0.83%) e-Learning
12 8 (0.83%) EPoS
12 8 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.83%) SCORM
13 7 (0.73%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.54%) Windows
2 42 (4.38%) Apple iOS
3 32 (3.33%) Android
4 14 (1.46%) Linux
5 2 (0.21%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (0.21%) ThreadX
5 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (59.06%) TDD
3 280 (29.17%) BDD
4 276 (28.75%) MVC
5 275 (28.65%) Scrum
6 272 (28.33%) Software Engineering
7 269 (28.02%) OO
8 225 (23.44%) Microservices
9 214 (22.29%) DevOps
10 170 (17.71%) OOP
11 157 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (12.40%) Mentoring
13 118 (12.29%) Unit Testing
14 115 (11.98%) Fintech
15 108 (11.25%) Test Automation
16 104 (10.83%) SDLC
17 103 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
18 80 (8.33%) OOD
19 77 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
20 74 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 582 (60.63%) C#
2 389 (40.52%) JavaScript
3 303 (31.56%) SQL
4 138 (14.38%) Java
5 106 (11.04%) TypeScript
6 104 (10.83%) PHP
7 69 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 46 (4.79%) Python
9 36 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.13%) PHP 7
11 28 (2.92%) Apple Swift
12 23 (2.40%) C++
13 21 (2.19%) Java 8
14 20 (2.08%) Scala
15 19 (1.98%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.88%) Kotlin
16 18 (1.88%) Ruby
17 16 (1.67%) ES6
17 16 (1.67%) SOQL
18 11 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (11.56%) Degree
2 43 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) MCP
6 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.10%) CIW
7 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.10%) MCSD
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) GDPR
2 3 (0.31%) PMO
3 2 (0.21%) GxP
System Software
1 206 (21.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 116 (12.08%) Kubernetes
2 48 (5.00%) Terraform
3 8 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.73%) Ansible
4 7 (0.73%) Puppet
5 5 (0.52%) Salt
6 3 (0.31%) Grafana
6 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.31%) Rancher
7 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.10%) MIIS
Vendors
1 174 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.33%) Oracle
3 17 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (1.46%) Xamarin
5 8 (0.83%) BT
6 6 (0.63%) FIS
6 6 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (0.63%) Workday
6 6 (0.63%) WorldPay
7 5 (0.52%) Google
7 5 (0.52%) IBM
7 5 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.42%) GrapeCity
8 4 (0.42%) Tableau
8 4 (0.42%) Zend
9 3 (0.31%) OutSystems
9 3 (0.31%) Splunk
10 2 (0.21%) Citrix
10 2 (0.21%) Software AG
10 2 (0.21%) VMware