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

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 219 225
Rank change year-on-year +90 +6 -43
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 166 78 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.23% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.09% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 149 72 21
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,650 £33,525 £32,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -5.33%

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 6,865 7,133 6,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.41% 92.73% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,731 6,095 5,099
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 22 April 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 April 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 +12 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wigan +10 10 £57,500 +43.75%
Altrincham - 10 £57,500 - 1
Cheadle - 3 £35,500 -
Rochdale - 3 £37,500 -
Stockport -3 2 £48,000 -8.57%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 -
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 130 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (76.51%) .NET
3 110 (66.27%) C#
4 95 (57.23%) MVC
5 89 (53.61%) ASP.NET
6 71 (42.77%) Scrum
7 69 (41.57%) JavaScript
8 60 (36.14%) TDD
9 55 (33.13%) Git (software)
10 54 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (31.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (31.93%) Software Engineering
12 52 (31.33%) SQL Server
13 48 (28.92%) OOP
14 47 (28.31%) SQL
14 47 (28.31%) Microsoft
15 46 (27.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (26.51%) HTML
16 44 (26.51%) CSS
17 39 (23.49%) TypeScript
18 38 (22.89%) Software Delivery
18 38 (22.89%) BDD
19 37 (22.29%) AngularJS
20 34 (20.48%) Microservices
21 33 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
22 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
23 28 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
24 27 (16.27%) Continuous Improvement
25 26 (15.66%) SDLC
26 25 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery

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 20 (12.05%) CMS
2 13 (7.83%) Umbraco
3 11 (6.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.61%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.20%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Magento
2 10 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.64%) Big Data
3 10 (6.02%) MySQL
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.41%) Looker
5 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (33.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.25%) NUnit
2 22 (13.25%) TeamCity
3 18 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.23%) Subversion
5 8 (4.82%) Selenium
5 8 (4.82%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.41%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.20%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) Grunt
9 1 (0.60%) gulp
9 1 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (9.64%) Retail
2 14 (8.43%) Advertising
2 14 (8.43%) Military
3 8 (4.82%) Finance
4 6 (3.61%) Back Office
5 3 (1.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (59.04%) Developer
2 47 (28.31%) .NET Developer
3 43 (25.90%) Software Engineer
4 31 (18.67%) Senior Developer
5 27 (16.27%) C# Developer
6 23 (13.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (13.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (12.65%) Software Developer
9 15 (9.04%) Architect
10 14 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (7.83%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 12 (7.23%) Web Developer
13 10 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (6.02%) Magento Developer
13 10 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
14 9 (5.42%) Senior Web Developer
15 8 (4.82%) Junior
15 8 (4.82%) Junior Software Engineer
15 8 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (76.51%) .NET
2 89 (53.61%) ASP.NET
3 53 (31.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (27.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 44 (26.51%) CSS
5 44 (26.51%) HTML
6 37 (22.29%) AngularJS
7 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
8 23 (13.86%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (12.05%) REST
10 17 (10.24%) WCF
11 16 (9.64%) RESTful
12 15 (9.04%) Entity Framework
13 14 (8.43%) React
14 11 (6.63%) Symfony
15 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (5.42%) LAMP
16 9 (5.42%) LEMP Stack
17 8 (4.82%) HTML5
17 8 (4.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.02%) User Experience
4 9 (5.42%) Fintech
5 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.04%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Linux
2 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.60%) Android
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.23%) MVC
3 71 (42.77%) Scrum
4 60 (36.14%) TDD
5 54 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (31.93%) Software Engineering
7 48 (28.92%) OOP
8 38 (22.89%) BDD
8 38 (22.89%) Software Delivery
9 34 (20.48%) Microservices
10 27 (16.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (15.66%) SDLC
12 25 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (13.86%) Kanban
14 22 (13.25%) Visualisation
15 21 (12.65%) Mentoring
16 20 (12.05%) Information Security
16 20 (12.05%) SOA
17 19 (11.45%) Data Integration
18 18 (10.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (66.27%) C#
2 69 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 47 (28.31%) SQL
4 39 (23.49%) TypeScript
5 23 (13.86%) Ruby
6 22 (13.25%) C
7 14 (8.43%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.23%) PHP
9 11 (6.63%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.82%) Java
11 2 (1.20%) Python
12 1 (0.60%) ES6
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.82%) Degree
5 7 (4.22%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (3.01%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
1 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.24%) Sitecore
3 16 (9.64%) Capita
4 13 (7.83%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.20%) Google
5 2 (1.20%) Zend