Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 277 234
Rank change year-on-year +21 -43 +98
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 127 124 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.96% 0.80% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.88% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 113 126 173
Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,375 £54,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

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 12,097 14,045 16,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.26% 90.74% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,283 11,473 12,958
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +39 72 £43,500 +24.29% 13
West Midlands -3 55 £40,000 - 22
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 101 (79.53%) C#
1 101 (79.53%) .NET
2 96 (75.59%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (58.27%) SQL Server
4 65 (51.18%) MVC
5 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
6 59 (46.46%) ASP.NET
7 58 (45.67%) JavaScript
8 57 (44.88%) SQL
9 50 (39.37%) HTML
10 49 (38.58%) Scrum
11 47 (37.01%) .NET Framework
12 46 (36.22%) TDD
13 43 (33.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (30.71%) HTML5
15 38 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (28.35%) CSS
16 36 (28.35%) Web Services
16 36 (28.35%) AngularJS
16 36 (28.35%) Microservices
17 33 (25.98%) RESTful
18 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (22.83%) Unit Testing
20 28 (22.05%) Continuous Improvement
21 27 (21.26%) Finance
22 26 (20.47%) Test Automation
23 23 (18.11%) DevOps
24 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET Web API
24 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
24 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (10.24%) NServiceBus
2 10 (7.87%) Sitefinity
3 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.15%) CMS
5 3 (2.36%) Apache
5 3 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.57%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.72%) SaaS
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) Azure Functions
3 5 (3.94%) Serverless
4 3 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) SMS
2 3 (2.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (58.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.81%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (6.30%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.79%) MySQL
12 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (33.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (16.54%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.75%) Visual Studio
3 20 (15.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (13.39%) Selenium
5 16 (12.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (7.87%) SpecFlow
7 9 (7.09%) Cucumber
8 8 (6.30%) ReSharper
9 7 (5.51%) Moq
9 7 (5.51%) NUnit
9 7 (5.51%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.72%) CruiseControl
10 6 (4.72%) JIRA
11 3 (2.36%) fastlane
11 3 (2.36%) Subversion
12 2 (1.57%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.57%) JUnit
12 2 (1.57%) StyleCop
13 1 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Automotive
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.57%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (78.74%) Developer
2 50 (39.37%) .NET Developer
3 37 (29.13%) C# Developer
4 29 (22.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (15.75%) Software Developer
6 15 (11.81%) SQL Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
8 12 (9.45%) Applications Developer
9 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (8.66%) Digital Developer
10 10 (7.87%) Software Engineer
10 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.51%) Architect
12 7 (5.51%) Azure Developer
12 7 (5.51%) Business Developer
12 7 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (5.51%) SQL BI Developer
12 7 (5.51%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (79.53%) .NET
2 59 (46.46%) ASP.NET
3 50 (39.37%) HTML
4 47 (37.01%) .NET Framework
5 39 (30.71%) HTML5
6 36 (28.35%) AngularJS
6 36 (28.35%) CSS
6 36 (28.35%) Web Services
7 33 (25.98%) RESTful
8 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (15.75%) Entity Framework
10 17 (13.39%) CSS3
10 17 (13.39%) WCF
11 14 (11.02%) jQuery
12 13 (10.24%) REST
13 12 (9.45%) .NET Core
13 12 (9.45%) React
13 12 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (8.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.15%) User Experience
4 3 (2.36%) iPad
4 3 (2.36%) iPhone
4 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Fintech
6 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) Linux
1 5 (3.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) Android
2 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (75.59%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (51.18%) MVC
3 49 (38.58%) Scrum
4 46 (36.22%) TDD
5 38 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (28.35%) Microservices
7 29 (22.83%) Unit Testing
8 28 (22.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (20.47%) Test Automation
10 23 (18.11%) DevOps
11 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (15.75%) Project Management
12 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
13 18 (14.17%) Incident Management
13 18 (14.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
14 17 (13.39%) Coaching
14 17 (13.39%) Problem Management
15 16 (12.60%) OO
15 16 (12.60%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 101 (79.53%) C#
2 58 (45.67%) JavaScript
3 57 (44.88%) SQL
4 18 (14.17%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.09%) Java
7 9 (7.09%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.94%) C++
9 4 (3.15%) C
10 3 (2.36%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.36%) Python
11 2 (1.57%) Fortran
11 2 (1.57%) PHP
11 2 (1.57%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) F#
12 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) MCP
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.87%) MCPD
3 7 (5.51%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) Apple
3 3 (2.36%) RedGate
3 3 (2.36%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.79%) Google