Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 119 174
Rank change year-on-year +7 +55 +37
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 154 45 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.72% 1.70% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.82% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 121 42 91
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +13.64%

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 5,391 2,477 6,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.31% 93.54% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4,046 2,218 4,916
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,484
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOLID in Manchester.

Salary trend for SOLID in Manchester

SOLID
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOLID in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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
Stockport +3 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Wigan - 1 £57,500 -
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 117 (75.97%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (69.48%) JavaScript
3 106 (68.83%) TDD
4 94 (61.04%) C#
5 89 (57.79%) Software Engineering
5 89 (57.79%) React
6 87 (56.49%) Azure
7 81 (52.60%) DevOps
8 75 (48.70%) AWS
9 66 (42.86%) OOP
10 61 (39.61%) Python
11 59 (38.31%) Java
11 59 (38.31%) AngularJS
12 57 (37.01%) .NET
13 56 (36.36%) Docker
14 55 (35.71%) GCP
15 54 (35.06%) Vue.js
16 53 (34.42%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 53 (34.42%) Kubernetes
17 51 (33.12%) Terraform
18 50 (32.47%) Go
19 49 (31.82%) Scala
20 48 (31.17%) OO
20 48 (31.17%) Kotlin
21 47 (30.52%) AWS CloudFormation
21 47 (30.52%) C++
22 42 (27.27%) SQL
23 36 (23.38%) MVC
23 36 (23.38%) Scrum
24 33 (21.43%) .NET Core

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 11 (7.14%) CMS
2 10 (6.49%) EPiServer
3 5 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Confluence
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 87 (56.49%) Azure
2 75 (48.70%) AWS
3 55 (35.71%) GCP
4 47 (30.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (8.44%) Serverless
6 12 (7.79%) SaaS
7 9 (5.84%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (5.84%) npm
8 7 (4.55%) NuGet
9 6 (3.90%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (3.25%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (3.25%) GitHub
11 4 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (2.60%) PaaS
12 3 (1.95%) Azure Storage
13 2 (1.30%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.65%) Google Play
14 1 (0.65%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.58%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.09%) MySQL
3 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) JIRA
3 8 (5.19%) Maven
4 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.25%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.25%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.60%) Cypress.io
6 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.95%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.30%) git-flow
8 2 (1.30%) GitLab
8 2 (1.30%) Gradle
8 2 (1.30%) Selenium
8 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.30%) webpack
9 1 (0.65%) Appium
9 1 (0.65%) Calabash
9 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (12.99%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Social Skills
3 12 (7.79%) Retail
4 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.55%) Law
6 6 (3.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.95%) Back Office
7 3 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.30%) Legal
8 2 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.30%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.65%) Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 57 (37.01%) Developer
2 48 (31.17%) Software Engineer
3 28 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 23 (14.94%) PHP Developer
5 22 (14.29%) React Developer
6 20 (12.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.44%) Architect
9 12 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) .NET Developer
10 10 (6.49%) Software Architect
11 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Senior React Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (3.25%) Senior PHP Developer
14 4 (2.60%) .NET Software Engineer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (57.79%) React
2 59 (38.31%) AngularJS
3 57 (37.01%) .NET
4 54 (35.06%) Vue.js
5 33 (21.43%) .NET Core
6 23 (14.94%) RESTful
7 22 (14.29%) Web Services
8 17 (11.04%) .NET Framework
9 15 (9.74%) CodeIgniter
9 15 (9.74%) Node.js
10 14 (9.09%) CSS
11 12 (7.79%) HTML
12 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET
13 10 (6.49%) Spring
14 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (4.55%) Redux
15 7 (4.55%) REST
15 7 (4.55%) Sass
16 6 (3.90%) Spring Boot
16 6 (3.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.55%) User Experience
3 7 (4.55%) Wiki
4 5 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.60%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.95%) Legacy Applications
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.60%) Linux
2 3 (1.95%) Windows
3 2 (1.30%) Android
3 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (75.97%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (68.83%) TDD
3 89 (57.79%) Software Engineering
4 81 (52.60%) DevOps
5 66 (42.86%) OOP
6 53 (34.42%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 48 (31.17%) OO
8 36 (23.38%) MVC
8 36 (23.38%) Scrum
9 28 (18.18%) BDD
9 28 (18.18%) Full Stack Development
9 28 (18.18%) Microservices
10 26 (16.88%) Unit Testing
11 21 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 14 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 14 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 13 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.44%) Front End Development
14 12 (7.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 107 (69.48%) JavaScript
2 94 (61.04%) C#
3 61 (39.61%) Python
4 59 (38.31%) Java
5 50 (32.47%) Go
6 49 (31.82%) Scala
7 48 (31.17%) Kotlin
8 47 (30.52%) C++
9 42 (27.27%) SQL
10 27 (17.53%) Ruby
11 23 (14.94%) PHP
12 16 (10.39%) TypeScript
13 5 (3.25%) ES6
13 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.60%) Java 11
14 4 (2.60%) Java 8
15 3 (1.95%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 56 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (34.42%) Kubernetes
2 51 (33.12%) Terraform
3 1 (0.65%) Consul
3 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle
2 4 (2.60%) TOWER Software
3 3 (1.95%) Zend
4 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.65%) Anaplan
5 1 (0.65%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Xamarin