Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 238 313
Rank change year-on-year -46 +75 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 98 180 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.67% 1.15% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 95 188 102
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,249 14,099 17,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.26% 89.99% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10,491 11,562 13,489
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £64,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the Midlands

SOLID
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOLID in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SOLID in the Midlands

SOLID
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the Midlands

SOLID
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
East Midlands +3 50 £41,500 +3.75% 17
West Midlands -55 48 £42,500 - 20
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 79 (80.61%) C#
1 79 (80.61%) .NET
2 62 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (58.16%) MVC
4 54 (55.10%) JavaScript
5 53 (54.08%) SQL
6 50 (51.02%) TDD
7 47 (47.96%) SQL Server
8 44 (44.90%) HTML
9 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
10 38 (38.78%) CSS
11 36 (36.73%) Scrum
11 36 (36.73%) AngularJS
12 32 (32.65%) Unit Testing
12 32 (32.65%) Git (software)
12 32 (32.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
14 28 (28.57%) jQuery
15 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
16 26 (26.53%) JIRA
17 25 (25.51%) Web Services
18 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (23.47%) HTML5
19 22 (22.45%) Web Development
20 20 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 19 (19.39%) RESTful
21 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (19.39%) T-SQL
22 18 (18.37%) Microservices

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (5.10%) CMS
1 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.10%) Sitefinity
2 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.08%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) SaaS
3 4 (4.08%) Serverless
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.06%) GitHub
5 2 (2.04%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (32.65%) Git (software)
1 32 (32.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (26.53%) JIRA
3 15 (15.31%) Subversion
4 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.18%) ReSharper
6 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.08%) Selenium
8 4 (4.08%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.04%) ClearCase
10 2 (2.04%) fastlane
10 2 (2.04%) JUnit
10 2 (2.04%) StyleCop
11 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.02%) Mocha
General
1 11 (11.22%) Legal
2 10 (10.20%) Finance
3 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Law
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 33 (33.67%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Software Developer
4 20 (20.41%) C# Developer
5 16 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (15.31%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Angular Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Developer Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Software Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (80.61%) .NET
2 44 (44.90%) HTML
3 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 38 (38.78%) CSS
5 36 (36.73%) AngularJS
6 28 (28.57%) jQuery
7 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
9 25 (25.51%) Web Services
10 23 (23.47%) HTML5
11 20 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (19.39%) RESTful
13 15 (15.31%) Entity Framework
14 14 (14.29%) Kendo UI
15 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (12.24%) React
16 10 (10.20%) JSON
17 9 (9.18%) REST
17 9 (9.18%) WCF
18 6 (6.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.06%) Blog
3 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Android
2 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (58.16%) MVC
3 50 (51.02%) TDD
4 36 (36.73%) Scrum
5 32 (32.65%) Unit Testing
6 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (22.45%) Web Development
8 18 (18.37%) Microservices
9 13 (13.27%) BDD
9 13 (13.27%) DevOps
9 13 (13.27%) Line Management
9 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.22%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 10 (10.20%) Change Control
12 10 (10.20%) Project Management
13 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (9.18%) OO
13 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (80.61%) C#
2 54 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 53 (54.08%) SQL
4 19 (19.39%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.24%) C++
6 10 (10.20%) Java
7 7 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.08%) C
10 3 (3.06%) VB
11 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.04%) Fortran
11 2 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) MCP
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) MCPD
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.02%) MCSA
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) PMO
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) RedGate
3 5 (5.10%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Twitter