Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 167 197
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 97 130 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.33% 1.67% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.82% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 76 115 69
Manchester median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £51,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +2.86%

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 6,600 7,149 6,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.58% 92.02% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,441 5,909 5,780
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 October 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 22 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
Bolton +10 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Altrincham -8 5 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Bury - 5 £47,500 - 2
Cheadle +3 4 £40,000 - 1
Stockport +3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Rochdale +3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 75 (77.32%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (72.16%) TDD
3 56 (57.73%) .NET
4 52 (53.61%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (52.58%) C#
6 47 (48.45%) Software Engineering
7 41 (42.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 39 (40.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (39.18%) AngularJS
10 36 (37.11%) MVC
10 36 (37.11%) SDLC
11 35 (36.08%) HTML
11 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET
12 34 (35.05%) SQL
12 34 (35.05%) BDD
12 34 (35.05%) Visualisation
13 33 (34.02%) Software Delivery
13 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
13 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
14 32 (32.99%) Mentoring
15 29 (29.90%) Information Security
16 27 (27.84%) Military
16 27 (27.84%) CSS
16 27 (27.84%) Big Data
17 25 (25.77%) Software Architecture
17 25 (25.77%) Line Management
18 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (22.68%) Scrum
21 19 (19.59%) Microsoft

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 6 (6.19%) IIS
2 5 (5.15%) CMS
3 4 (4.12%) Alfresco
3 4 (4.12%) Apache
3 4 (4.12%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.28%) SaaS
4 8 (8.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.12%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) HTTP
1 5 (5.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.84%) Big Data
3 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.03%) Codeception
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (27.84%) Military
2 16 (16.49%) Electronics
2 16 (16.49%) Finance
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Automotive
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (56.70%) Developer
2 38 (39.18%) .NET Developer
3 29 (29.90%) Software Engineer
4 19 (19.59%) C# Developer
5 18 (18.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (18.56%) Senior Developer
6 14 (14.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Software Developer
8 9 (9.28%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Lead Developer
10 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (6.19%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (6.19%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Lead .NET Developer
11 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 5 (5.15%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.73%) .NET
2 38 (39.18%) AngularJS
3 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET
3 35 (36.08%) HTML
4 27 (27.84%) CSS
5 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (19.59%) .NET Framework
6 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (15.46%) React
8 14 (14.43%) HTML5
8 14 (14.43%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (14.43%) Web Services
9 12 (12.37%) Entity Framework
9 12 (12.37%) RESTful
10 11 (11.34%) jQuery
11 10 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (8.25%) XML
13 7 (7.22%) REST
13 7 (7.22%) WCF
14 6 (6.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.31%) User Experience
3 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.09%) Fintech
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Android
1 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (77.32%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (72.16%) TDD
3 52 (53.61%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (48.45%) Software Engineering
5 41 (42.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 39 (40.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (37.11%) MVC
7 36 (37.11%) SDLC
8 34 (35.05%) BDD
8 34 (35.05%) Visualisation
9 33 (34.02%) Software Delivery
10 32 (32.99%) Mentoring
11 29 (29.90%) Information Security
12 25 (25.77%) Line Management
12 25 (25.77%) Software Architecture
13 22 (22.68%) Scrum
14 17 (17.53%) Time Management
15 16 (16.49%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (13.40%) DevOps
17 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) C#
2 34 (35.05%) SQL
3 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) Java
5 17 (17.53%) C
6 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
7 10 (10.31%) TypeScript
8 6 (6.19%) Python
8 6 (6.19%) Ruby
9 5 (5.15%) C++
9 5 (5.15%) Scala
10 4 (4.12%) Groovy
10 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.12%) XQuery
11 3 (3.09%) VB
12 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) Degree
5 5 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.12%) Terraform
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Google
3 6 (6.19%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.15%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore