Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 188 223
Rank change year-on-year +45 +35 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 142 120 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.94% 1.46% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.58% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 123 105 42
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,900 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,700
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +8.75%

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 6,688 7,589 6,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.28% 92.10% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,545 6,400 5,392
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
Bolton -2 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cheadle +7 7 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Wigan +15 6 - -
Altrincham +10 6 £46,250 -
Stockport -5 3 £43,750 +6.06%
Bury -3 1 £50,000 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 - 1
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 118 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (61.97%) .NET
3 80 (56.34%) C#
4 76 (53.52%) TDD
5 67 (47.18%) ASP.NET
6 65 (45.77%) MVC
7 63 (44.37%) Software Engineering
8 58 (40.85%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (40.14%) Scrum
10 50 (35.21%) JavaScript
11 49 (34.51%) BDD
12 45 (31.69%) Git (software)
12 45 (31.69%) SQL
13 44 (30.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (29.58%) Software Delivery
15 41 (28.87%) HTML
16 40 (28.17%) SDLC
17 39 (27.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (26.76%) Visualisation
18 38 (26.76%) Security Cleared
19 37 (26.06%) AngularJS
19 37 (26.06%) C
19 37 (26.06%) SQL Server
20 36 (25.35%) Continuous Delivery
21 35 (24.65%) CSS
21 35 (24.65%) ASP.NET MVC
22 31 (21.83%) TypeScript
22 31 (21.83%) OOP
22 31 (21.83%) Microsoft
23 27 (19.01%) Information Security

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 15 (10.56%) CMS
2 11 (7.75%) Umbraco
3 9 (6.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.23%) IIS
5 4 (2.82%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.11%) Apache
6 3 (2.11%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.11%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.70%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Magento
2 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.90%) Big Data
3 9 (6.34%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.82%) Looker
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Redis
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (31.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.86%) NUnit
2 14 (9.86%) TeamCity
3 12 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.75%) Subversion
5 8 (5.63%) Selenium
6 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.11%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.70%) Codeception
10 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.70%) JIRA
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
10 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (16.20%) Military
2 14 (9.86%) Finance
3 12 (8.45%) Retail
4 5 (3.52%) Automotive
5 4 (2.82%) Advertising
5 4 (2.82%) Marketing
6 3 (2.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.70%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (54.23%) Developer
2 56 (39.44%) Software Engineer
3 42 (29.58%) .NET Developer
4 26 (18.31%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (15.49%) C# Developer
6 20 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (14.08%) Senior Developer
7 18 (12.68%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 18 (12.68%) Software Developer
8 15 (10.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (9.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (5.63%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Magento Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Junior Software Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (61.97%) .NET
2 67 (47.18%) ASP.NET
3 41 (28.87%) HTML
4 39 (27.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (26.06%) AngularJS
6 35 (24.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (24.65%) CSS
7 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
8 18 (12.68%) REST
9 17 (11.97%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (11.97%) RESTful
10 15 (10.56%) WCF
11 13 (9.15%) Web Services
12 12 (8.45%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.45%) HTML5
13 11 (7.75%) React
13 11 (7.75%) XML
14 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (6.34%) Symfony
14 9 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.63%) User Experience
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.82%) Fintech
7 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Android
3 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (53.52%) TDD
3 65 (45.77%) MVC
4 63 (44.37%) Software Engineering
5 58 (40.85%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (40.14%) Scrum
7 49 (34.51%) BDD
8 44 (30.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (29.58%) Software Delivery
10 40 (28.17%) SDLC
11 38 (26.76%) Visualisation
12 36 (25.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (21.83%) OOP
14 27 (19.01%) Information Security
15 23 (16.20%) Mentoring
16 18 (12.68%) Microservices
17 17 (11.97%) Line Management
17 17 (11.97%) Software Architecture
18 16 (11.27%) E-Commerce
18 16 (11.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 80 (56.34%) C#
2 50 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 45 (31.69%) SQL
4 37 (26.06%) C
5 31 (21.83%) TypeScript
6 19 (13.38%) Java
7 18 (12.68%) T-SQL
8 15 (10.56%) Ruby
9 10 (7.04%) PHP
9 10 (7.04%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.52%) C++
11 4 (2.82%) Python
11 4 (2.82%) XQuery
12 3 (2.11%) Scala
13 2 (1.41%) Groovy
14 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.70%) ES6
14 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.20%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.97%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.75%) Degree
5 6 (4.23%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (3.52%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Docker
2 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Varnish
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.11%) Terraform
2 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.45%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.63%) Capita
4 7 (4.93%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.52%) Google
6 2 (1.41%) Zend