Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 206 325
Rank change year-on-year -95 +119 -24
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 88 225 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.58% 1.35% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.51% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 82 190 87
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £52,625 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +1.94%

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 13,325 14,902 15,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.51% 89.47% 88.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10,712 11,732 12,673
Midlands median annual salary £40,875 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -65 54 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East Midlands -20 34 £35,000 -17.65% 9
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing SOLID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 78 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (87.50%) .NET
3 75 (85.23%) C#
4 43 (48.86%) HTML
5 42 (47.73%) MVC
6 41 (46.59%) SQL Server
7 37 (42.05%) Microsoft
7 37 (42.05%) TDD
8 35 (39.77%) Microservices
9 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
10 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
10 29 (32.95%) HTML5
11 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
12 24 (27.27%) WPF
12 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (27.27%) AngularJS
13 23 (26.14%) CSS
14 22 (25.00%) SDLC
15 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
16 18 (20.45%) Octopus Deploy
16 18 (20.45%) Entity Framework
16 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (20.45%) Scrum
17 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (19.32%) Mentoring
18 16 (18.18%) Kendo UI
18 16 (18.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 16 (18.18%) Xamarin
18 16 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (18.18%) NServiceBus

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 16 (18.18%) NServiceBus
1 16 (18.18%) Sitefinity
2 5 (5.68%) CMS
3 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) GitHub
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (18.18%) MySQL
4 5 (5.68%) SSDT
5 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.27%) GIS
7 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (20.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.82%) Selenium
6 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.41%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.41%) Mocha
8 2 (2.27%) JIRA
9 1 (1.14%) gulp
9 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.14%) Subversion
9 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.09%) Electronics
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (79.55%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) C# Developer
3 24 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 23 (26.14%) Applications Developer
5 22 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 19 (21.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (20.45%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.23%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.95%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Junior
10 7 (7.95%) Junior Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
12 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (87.50%) .NET
2 43 (48.86%) HTML
3 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 29 (32.95%) .NET Framework
4 29 (32.95%) HTML5
5 24 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 24 (27.27%) WPF
6 23 (26.14%) CSS
7 18 (20.45%) Entity Framework
8 16 (18.18%) Kendo UI
9 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (13.64%) jQuery
10 12 (13.64%) REST
11 11 (12.50%) Web Services
12 8 (9.09%) CSS3
12 8 (9.09%) React
12 8 (9.09%) SOAP
13 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.95%) LESS
13 7 (7.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.68%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) GPGPU
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Blog
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Android
1 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) MVC
3 37 (42.05%) TDD
4 35 (39.77%) Microservices
5 22 (25.00%) SDLC
6 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
7 18 (20.45%) Scrum
8 17 (19.32%) Mentoring
9 16 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 16 (18.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
11 13 (14.77%) Mobile Development
11 13 (14.77%) OO
11 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.50%) MVVM
13 10 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (10.23%) Line Management
15 8 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (85.23%) C#
2 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (5.68%) F#
4 5 (5.68%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) XAML
5 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.27%) GLSL
6 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.18%) MCP
2 16 (18.18%) MCPD
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle