Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 217 219
Rank change year-on-year +55 +2 -34
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 133 70 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.78% 0.94% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.02% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 123 67 36
Manchester median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,500 £32,375
90th Percentile £59,750 £58,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 6,876 6,867 6,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.96% 91.76% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,658 5,933 5,179
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +5 10 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Altrincham - 10 £57,500 - 1
Wigan +5 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Stockport -2 4 £46,250 -15.91%
Rochdale - 4 £36,250 -
Salford - 1 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 115 (86.47%) .NET
2 104 (78.20%) C#
3 101 (75.94%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (59.40%) MVC
4 79 (59.40%) ASP.NET
5 74 (55.64%) JavaScript
6 61 (45.86%) SQL Server
7 58 (43.61%) Scrum
8 48 (36.09%) HTML
8 48 (36.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (35.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (34.59%) CSS
10 46 (34.59%) TDD
11 45 (33.83%) SQL
12 41 (30.83%) OOP
13 40 (30.08%) Git (software)
14 39 (29.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (27.82%) AngularJS
16 36 (27.07%) KnockoutJS
16 36 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (24.81%) Microsoft
19 30 (22.56%) TeamCity
20 29 (21.80%) TypeScript
21 27 (20.30%) Software Engineering
22 26 (19.55%) SOA
22 26 (19.55%) React
23 25 (18.80%) Microservices
23 25 (18.80%) Kanban
23 25 (18.80%) .NET Framework

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 16 (12.03%) CMS
2 9 (6.77%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.76%) EPiServer
4 4 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.01%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) nginx
5 2 (1.50%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.75%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.51%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.01%) npm
5 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.50%) Serverless
6 1 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.01%) MySQL
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.26%) Big Data
7 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.50%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) Looker
9 1 (0.75%) Power BI
9 1 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 40 (30.08%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.56%) TeamCity
3 20 (15.04%) NUnit
4 14 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (9.77%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.77%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.51%) Selenium
7 6 (4.51%) Subversion
8 4 (3.01%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.50%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.50%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.75%) Grunt
10 1 (0.75%) gulp
10 1 (0.75%) JUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Advertising
3 9 (6.77%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Back Office
5 3 (2.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
6 2 (1.50%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (68.42%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) .NET Developer
3 42 (31.58%) Senior Developer
4 26 (19.55%) C# Developer
5 24 (18.05%) Software Developer
6 22 (16.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (12.78%) Senior Software Developer
7 17 (12.78%) Software Engineer
8 13 (9.77%) Architect
9 12 (9.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (7.52%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (5.26%) Web Developer
14 5 (3.76%) .NET Software Developer
14 5 (3.76%) Development Manager
14 5 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 5 (3.76%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.76%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (86.47%) .NET
2 79 (59.40%) ASP.NET
3 48 (36.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 48 (36.09%) HTML
4 47 (35.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (34.59%) CSS
6 37 (27.82%) AngularJS
7 36 (27.07%) KnockoutJS
8 26 (19.55%) React
9 25 (18.80%) .NET Framework
10 18 (13.53%) Entity Framework
11 15 (11.28%) Sass
12 13 (9.77%) Angular 2
13 10 (7.52%) NHibernate
14 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (6.77%) REST
15 8 (6.02%) jQuery
15 8 (6.02%) RESTful
15 8 (6.02%) WCF
16 6 (4.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Fintech
2 14 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (75.94%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (59.40%) MVC
3 58 (43.61%) Scrum
4 46 (34.59%) TDD
5 41 (30.83%) OOP
6 36 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (20.30%) Software Engineering
8 26 (19.55%) SOA
9 25 (18.80%) Kanban
9 25 (18.80%) Microservices
10 16 (12.03%) OO
11 15 (11.28%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.28%) Software Delivery
12 14 (10.53%) Data Integration
13 12 (9.02%) DevOps
13 12 (9.02%) Web Development
14 11 (8.27%) CRM
14 11 (8.27%) Test Automation
15 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
16 9 (6.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (78.20%) C#
2 74 (55.64%) JavaScript
3 45 (33.83%) SQL
4 29 (21.80%) TypeScript
5 23 (17.29%) Ruby
6 10 (7.52%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.26%) PHP
7 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.76%) Java
9 2 (1.50%) C
9 2 (1.50%) Python
9 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.75%) Elixir
10 1 (0.75%) Erlang
10 1 (0.75%) Go
10 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 33 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) Xamarin
3 11 (8.27%) Capita
4 8 (6.02%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.50%) New Relic
5 2 (1.50%) Zend
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle
6 1 (0.75%) SAP