Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 279 380
Rank change year-on-year +23 +101 +44
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 2,083 2,026 1,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.24% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.35% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,843 1,841 1,338
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -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 139,592 150,171 164,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 111,980 119,328 138,229
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +15 947 £65,000 +4.00% 168
South East +48 516 £50,000 - 59
North of England +18 252 £44,000 +3.53% 53
North West -8 154 £44,000 -2.22% 37
Midlands +12 129 £40,000 - 44
South West +9 129 £42,500 -9.57% 22
East of England -1 113 £55,000 +4.76% 31
Yorkshire +60 84 £42,500 - 15
East Midlands +20 68 £43,500 +8.75% 18
West Midlands +2 61 £40,000 - 26
North East -13 14 £50,000 +33.33% 1
SOLID
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,562 (74.99%) C#
2 1,540 (73.93%) .NET
3 1,491 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
4 1,211 (58.14%) TDD
5 962 (46.18%) JavaScript
6 930 (44.65%) MVC
7 928 (44.55%) SQL
8 846 (40.61%) ASP.NET
9 779 (37.40%) OO
10 769 (36.92%) SQL Server
11 698 (33.51%) Continuous Integration
12 679 (32.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 670 (32.17%) AngularJS
14 648 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 632 (30.34%) HTML
16 614 (29.48%) Scrum
17 602 (28.90%) CSS
18 520 (24.96%) Software Engineering
19 511 (24.53%) Git (software)
20 509 (24.44%) Web Services
21 506 (24.29%) Microservices
22 460 (22.08%) BDD
23 455 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC
24 436 (20.93%) .NET Framework
25 416 (19.97%) Microsoft
26 400 (19.20%) React
27 391 (18.77%) Finance
28 386 (18.53%) Amazon AWS
29 369 (17.71%) jQuery
30 366 (17.57%) WCF

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
1 106 (5.09%) CMS
2 95 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 70 (3.36%) Umbraco
4 64 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 59 (2.83%) IIS
6 56 (2.69%) Confluence
7 30 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.44%) NServiceBus
8 29 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (1.15%) EPiServer
10 20 (0.96%) Apache
10 20 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.86%) Sitefinity
12 13 (0.62%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.34%) JBoss
13 7 (0.34%) nginx
14 6 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
14 6 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.29%) Traefik
15 5 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.19%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.19%) Maya
3 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 76 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.62%) Actimize
3 7 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.096%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.096%) Endur
6 2 (0.096%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.048%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 679 (32.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 386 (18.53%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (4.75%) SaaS
4 73 (3.50%) Serverless
5 55 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (2.02%) PaaS
7 38 (1.82%) GitHub
8 33 (1.58%) npm
9 21 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (0.91%) Azure Functions
12 18 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.67%) Google Play
14 13 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.58%) TestFlight
16 11 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
17 10 (0.48%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.74%) HTTP
2 8 (0.38%) SSL
3 7 (0.34%) SMS
4 6 (0.29%) AMQP
5 5 (0.24%) VoIP
6 4 (0.19%) Intranet
7 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.096%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.096%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.096%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.048%) Internet
9 1 (0.048%) IPsec
9 1 (0.048%) NFC
9 1 (0.048%) RFID
9 1 (0.048%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.048%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 769 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 203 (9.75%) NoSQL
3 159 (7.63%) MongoDB
4 92 (4.42%) MySQL
5 68 (3.26%) Big Data
5 68 (3.26%) Redis
6 65 (3.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 57 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.02%) Cosmos DB
9 37 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 28 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (0.67%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 511 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 275 (13.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 268 (12.87%) Visual Studio
4 195 (9.36%) TeamCity
5 159 (7.63%) NUnit
6 156 (7.49%) Jenkins
7 146 (7.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 126 (6.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 120 (5.76%) JIRA
10 84 (4.03%) webpack
11 77 (3.70%) Selenium
12 72 (3.46%) Jasmine
13 60 (2.88%) Subversion
14 57 (2.74%) MSBuild
15 55 (2.64%) SpecFlow
16 54 (2.59%) ReSharper
17 44 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (1.87%) Bitbucket
19 38 (1.82%) Mocha
20 32 (1.54%) Moq
General
1 391 (18.77%) Finance
2 128 (6.14%) Banking
3 81 (3.89%) Games
4 71 (3.41%) Retail
5 42 (2.02%) Back Office
6 40 (1.92%) Marketing
7 30 (1.44%) Military
8 27 (1.30%) Automotive
9 20 (0.96%) Front Office
10 19 (0.91%) Law
10 19 (0.91%) Publishing
11 17 (0.82%) Electronics
11 17 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.53%) Advertising
13 11 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.48%) Legal
15 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,541 (73.98%) Developer
2 824 (39.56%) .NET Developer
3 622 (29.86%) C# Developer
4 493 (23.67%) Senior Developer
5 419 (20.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 317 (15.22%) Software Engineer
7 262 (12.58%) Senior .NET Developer
8 235 (11.28%) Software Developer
9 169 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 162 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 156 (7.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 126 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 125 (6.00%) Lead Developer
14 116 (5.57%) .NET Software Developer
15 111 (5.33%) Architect
16 110 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
17 103 (4.94%) C# Software Developer
18 101 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 99 (4.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 96 (4.61%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,540 (73.93%) .NET
2 846 (40.61%) ASP.NET
3 670 (32.17%) AngularJS
4 648 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 632 (30.34%) HTML
6 602 (28.90%) CSS
7 509 (24.44%) Web Services
8 455 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 436 (20.93%) .NET Framework
10 400 (19.20%) React
11 369 (17.71%) jQuery
12 366 (17.57%) WCF
13 314 (15.07%) RESTful
14 309 (14.83%) Entity Framework
15 300 (14.40%) REST
16 276 (13.25%) HTML5
17 257 (12.34%) .NET Core
18 205 (9.84%) Node.js
19 197 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 167 (8.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 311 (14.93%) Greenfield Project
2 262 (12.58%) Computer Science
3 209 (10.03%) User Experience
4 170 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (6.53%) N-Tier
6 122 (5.86%) Mobile App
7 113 (5.42%) Fintech
8 86 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
9 67 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (2.59%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
12 31 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 30 (1.44%) Online Gambling
14 29 (1.39%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.39%) Online Banking
15 26 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (1.20%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.72%) Derivative
18 14 (0.67%) Fixed Income
19 13 (0.62%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 98 (4.70%) Apple iOS
2 95 (4.56%) Android
3 75 (3.60%) Linux
4 67 (3.22%) Windows
5 12 (0.58%) Unix
6 4 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.096%) VMS
7 2 (0.096%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.048%) AIX
8 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.048%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,491 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,211 (58.14%) TDD
3 930 (44.65%) MVC
4 779 (37.40%) OO
5 698 (33.51%) Continuous Integration
6 614 (29.48%) Scrum
7 520 (24.96%) Software Engineering
8 506 (24.29%) Microservices
9 460 (22.08%) BDD
10 329 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 316 (15.17%) DevOps
12 301 (14.45%) SOA
13 296 (14.21%) Mentoring
14 283 (13.59%) Unit Testing
15 270 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
16 257 (12.34%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 244 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
18 225 (10.80%) Web Development
19 221 (10.61%) OOP
20 211 (10.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,562 (74.99%) C#
2 962 (46.18%) JavaScript
3 928 (44.55%) SQL
4 311 (14.93%) T-SQL
5 308 (14.79%) Java
6 181 (8.69%) TypeScript
7 147 (7.06%) PHP
8 121 (5.81%) Python
9 97 (4.66%) VB.NET
10 95 (4.56%) PowerShell
11 81 (3.89%) C++
12 69 (3.31%) C
13 67 (3.22%) Java 8
14 58 (2.78%) VB
15 52 (2.50%) Apple Swift
16 48 (2.30%) Objective-C
17 45 (2.16%) Ruby
18 38 (1.82%) ES6
19 28 (1.34%) Scala
20 23 (1.10%) F#
Qualifications
1 249 (11.95%) Degree
2 111 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.43%) MCP
8 8 (0.38%) MCPD
9 7 (0.34%) CISSP
9 7 (0.34%) MCSE
10 6 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.096%) ICAEW
13 2 (0.096%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.048%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.048%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.99%) QA
2 14 (0.67%) GDPR
3 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.19%) DICOM
5 2 (0.096%) WCAG
6 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.048%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (6.87%) Docker
2 5 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.048%) Firmware
5 1 (0.048%) GridGain
5 1 (0.048%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (2.78%) Terraform
2 50 (2.40%) Ansible
3 43 (2.06%) Kubernetes
4 23 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.72%) Puppet
6 10 (0.48%) Grafana
7 6 (0.29%) Consul
7 6 (0.29%) logstash
7 6 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.24%) Nagios
9 4 (0.19%) Kibana
9 4 (0.19%) Rancher
10 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.096%) Icinga
11 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.096%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.048%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 416 (19.97%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.57%) Google
3 93 (4.46%) Xamarin
4 61 (2.93%) Nintex
5 56 (2.69%) Oracle
6 47 (2.26%) Atlassian
7 40 (1.92%) Zend
8 37 (1.78%) Sitecore
9 35 (1.68%) New Relic
10 25 (1.20%) Apple
11 22 (1.06%) Splunk
12 21 (1.01%) IBM
13 18 (0.86%) Adobe
14 11 (0.53%) Rackspace
15 9 (0.43%) Charles River
15 9 (0.43%) SAP
16 8 (0.38%) MuleSoft
16 8 (0.38%) Telerik
16 8 (0.38%) TOWER Software
17 7 (0.34%) RedGate