Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 201 331
Rank change year-on-year -114 +130 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 72 206 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.48% 1.33% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.47% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 195 92
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -3.41% +17.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £32,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -

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 13,361 14,009 16,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 89.65% 90.27% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10,653 11,271 12,939
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 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 25 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
West Midlands -89 49 £42,500 - 13
East Midlands -34 23 £40,000 -8.57% 9
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 64 (88.89%) .NET
2 62 (86.11%) C#
3 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (62.50%) MVC
5 38 (52.78%) TDD
6 35 (48.61%) HTML
7 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
8 31 (43.06%) SQL
8 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET
9 27 (37.50%) CSS
10 26 (36.11%) AngularJS
11 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
12 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 23 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (30.56%) Scrum
15 21 (29.17%) Unit Testing
15 21 (29.17%) Microservices
16 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (27.78%) JIRA
17 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
18 18 (25.00%) jQuery
18 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
19 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
19 17 (23.61%) Kendo UI
20 16 (22.22%) HTML5
21 14 (19.44%) Entity Framework
21 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
22 13 (18.06%) Web Development
22 13 (18.06%) T-SQL

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 10 (13.89%) Sitefinity
2 8 (11.11%) CMS
2 8 (11.11%) NServiceBus
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) SaaS
3 3 (4.17%) GitHub
4 2 (2.78%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
1 3 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (27.78%) JIRA
4 12 (16.67%) Subversion
5 10 (13.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.56%) ReSharper
7 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.17%) Mocha
9 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.39%) AppVeyor
10 1 (1.39%) gulp
10 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.50%) Legal
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Law
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 14 (19.44%) C# Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Angular Developer
9 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) Software Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (88.89%) .NET
2 35 (48.61%) HTML
3 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET
4 27 (37.50%) CSS
5 26 (36.11%) AngularJS
6 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
8 18 (25.00%) jQuery
9 17 (23.61%) Kendo UI
10 16 (22.22%) HTML5
11 14 (19.44%) Entity Framework
11 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.50%) RESTful
13 8 (11.11%) Web Services
14 7 (9.72%) REST
15 6 (8.33%) React
16 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
16 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (6.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.78%) Blog
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Fintech
3 1 (1.39%) GPGPU
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Social Media
3 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (62.50%) MVC
3 38 (52.78%) TDD
4 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 21 (29.17%) Microservices
5 21 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
7 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
7 13 (18.06%) Web Development
8 10 (13.89%) SDLC
9 9 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 9 (12.50%) Line Management
9 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 7 (9.72%) BDD
11 7 (9.72%) Change Control
12 6 (8.33%) MVVM
13 5 (6.94%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) C#
2 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 31 (43.06%) SQL
4 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.72%) C++
5 7 (9.72%) Java
6 5 (6.94%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.17%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) GLSL
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) MCP
1 8 (11.11%) MCPD
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.78%) RedGate