Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 169 212
Rank change year-on-year -26 +43 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 91 128 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.26% 1.63% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.77% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 70 115 70
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £58,750 £51,938
North West median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +5.88%

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 6,545 7,250 6,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.71% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,410 5,968 5,904
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,425
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 7 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Altrincham -10 4 £47,500 -
Bury - 4 £47,500 -
Stockport +11 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cheadle +7 1 £35,500 -11.25%
Sale - 1 £45,000 - 1
SOLID
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 68 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (68.13%) .NET
3 58 (63.74%) TDD
4 49 (53.85%) C#
5 45 (49.45%) MVC
6 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
6 40 (43.96%) ASP.NET
7 38 (41.76%) HTML
8 37 (40.66%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (36.26%) Software Engineering
9 33 (36.26%) CSS
9 33 (36.26%) AngularJS
10 32 (35.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (34.07%) SQL
12 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
12 30 (32.97%) .NET Framework
13 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 25 (27.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (26.37%) Mentoring
16 24 (26.37%) SDLC
17 23 (25.27%) BDD
18 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
19 21 (23.08%) Visualisation
19 21 (23.08%) Software Delivery
19 21 (23.08%) Information Security
20 20 (21.98%) Military
20 20 (21.98%) Software Architecture

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 8 (8.79%) CMS
2 5 (5.49%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.40%) Apache
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (19.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.09%) SaaS
4 9 (9.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.20%) GitHub
6 2 (2.20%) Serverless
7 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
1 5 (5.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.98%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Riak
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.30%) Selenium
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) Appium
6 1 (1.10%) Calabash
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (21.98%) Military
2 16 (17.58%) Electronics
3 12 (13.19%) Finance
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 43 (47.25%) .NET Developer
3 25 (27.47%) Senior Developer
4 20 (21.98%) Software Engineer
5 19 (20.88%) C# Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (18.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (10.99%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Lead Developer
10 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Web Developer
11 6 (6.59%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Lead .NET Developer
12 5 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Java Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (68.13%) .NET
2 40 (43.96%) ASP.NET
3 38 (41.76%) HTML
4 33 (36.26%) AngularJS
4 33 (36.26%) CSS
5 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (32.97%) .NET Framework
7 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (20.88%) Entity Framework
9 15 (16.48%) React
10 14 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (15.38%) Web Services
11 13 (14.29%) HTML5
12 12 (13.19%) RESTful
13 10 (10.99%) REST
14 9 (9.89%) .NET Core
14 9 (9.89%) jQuery
14 9 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (8.79%) XML
16 7 (7.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) User Experience
3 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Fintech
5 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Android
1 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (63.74%) TDD
3 45 (49.45%) MVC
4 37 (40.66%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (36.26%) Software Engineering
6 32 (35.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (27.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (26.37%) Mentoring
8 24 (26.37%) SDLC
9 23 (25.27%) BDD
10 21 (23.08%) Information Security
10 21 (23.08%) Software Delivery
10 21 (23.08%) Visualisation
11 20 (21.98%) Software Architecture
12 19 (20.88%) Scrum
13 18 (19.78%) Line Management
13 18 (19.78%) Time Management
14 16 (17.58%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (13.19%) DevOps
15 12 (13.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) C#
2 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.07%) SQL
4 13 (14.29%) Java
5 12 (13.19%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.49%) C
7 5 (5.49%) Ruby
7 5 (5.49%) Scala
8 4 (4.40%) Groovy
8 4 (4.40%) Python
9 3 (3.30%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.30%) C++
9 3 (3.30%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.30%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.40%) Terraform
3 1 (1.10%) Consul
3 1 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Google
3 5 (5.49%) Telerik
3 5 (5.49%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore