Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 136 218
Rank change year-on-year -44 +82 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 85 165 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 2.23% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.40% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 73 148 71
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,600 £33,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £58,750 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +12.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,779 6,876 7,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.76% 92.83% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,602 5,729 6,127
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Salford - 6 - -
Wigan +7 3 £41,500 -27.83%
Bolton +3 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Stockport +21 1 £50,000 +4.17%
Bury - 1 £41,500 -
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 69 (81.18%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (57.65%) .NET
3 44 (51.76%) MVC
4 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
5 40 (47.06%) C#
6 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET
7 34 (40.00%) HTML
8 33 (38.82%) TDD
9 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
10 28 (32.94%) CSS
11 26 (30.59%) OO
11 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
12 25 (29.41%) .NET Framework
13 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
13 24 (28.24%) OOP
13 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
15 21 (24.71%) Web Services
15 21 (24.71%) SQL
15 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (23.53%) RESTful
17 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (20.00%) Scrum
19 16 (18.82%) AngularJS
20 14 (16.47%) Mobile App
20 14 (16.47%) NoSQL
20 14 (16.47%) React
20 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
20 14 (16.47%) Java

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (8.24%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.41%) SaaS
4 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.53%) Serverless
6 2 (2.35%) GitHub
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Broadband
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) MySQL
4 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.18%) Riak
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.41%) JIRA
3 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.88%) Selenium
4 5 (5.88%) Subversion
5 4 (4.71%) Moq
5 4 (4.71%) NUnit
5 4 (4.71%) ReSharper
5 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.53%) git-flow
7 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.35%) Maven
7 2 (2.35%) webpack
8 1 (1.18%) Calabash
8 1 (1.18%) Gradle
8 1 (1.18%) Grunt
8 1 (1.18%) gulp
8 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (77.65%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) .NET Developer
3 21 (24.71%) Senior Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Android Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Applications Developer
8 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.59%) iOS Android Developer
8 9 (10.59%) iOS Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Objective-C Developer
9 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Development Engineer
11 6 (7.06%) Software Development Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) .NET
2 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET
3 34 (40.00%) HTML
4 28 (32.94%) CSS
5 25 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (24.71%) Web Services
8 20 (23.53%) RESTful
9 16 (18.82%) AngularJS
10 14 (16.47%) React
11 13 (15.29%) jQuery
12 12 (14.12%) Entity Framework
12 12 (14.12%) REST
13 11 (12.94%) Sass
14 10 (11.76%) .NET Core
14 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (10.59%) Spring
15 9 (10.59%) XML
16 8 (9.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.94%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (9.41%) User Experience
4 7 (8.24%) Wiki
5 6 (7.06%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
5 6 (7.06%) Fintech
6 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.18%) BYOD
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Android
1 12 (14.12%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (81.18%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.76%) MVC
3 33 (38.82%) TDD
4 26 (30.59%) OO
5 24 (28.24%) OOP
5 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
6 17 (20.00%) Scrum
7 12 (14.12%) Android Development
7 12 (14.12%) iOS Development
7 12 (14.12%) SDLC
8 11 (12.94%) BDD
8 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.76%) Microservices
10 9 (10.59%) OOD
10 9 (10.59%) Software Architecture
10 9 (10.59%) Time Management
11 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
11 8 (9.41%) Pair Programming
12 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
2 40 (47.06%) C#
3 21 (24.71%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) Java
4 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.12%) Apple Swift
5 12 (14.12%) Objective-C
6 11 (12.94%) TypeScript
7 8 (9.41%) Java 8
7 8 (9.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) ES6
8 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.18%) F#
9 1 (1.18%) Go
9 1 (1.18%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Consul
2 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Google
2 2 (2.35%) Wallstreet Suite
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.18%) Spotify
3 1 (1.18%) Xamarin