Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 248 280
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32 +49
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 124 150 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.91% 0.99% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.09% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 116 153 113
Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,250 £27,150
90th Percentile £58,125 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% -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 12,372 13,816 16,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.86% 90.95% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9,677 11,354 13,231
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +20 62 £41,500 +3.75% 12
West Midlands -10 62 £42,000 +5.00% 24
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 102 (82.26%) C#
2 101 (81.45%) .NET
3 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 67 (54.03%) MVC
6 63 (50.81%) SQL
6 63 (50.81%) SQL Server
7 58 (46.77%) TDD
8 56 (45.16%) ASP.NET
9 54 (43.55%) HTML
10 52 (41.94%) Scrum
11 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
12 48 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 46 (37.10%) AngularJS
14 44 (35.48%) CSS
15 39 (31.45%) .NET Framework
15 39 (31.45%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (29.03%) Microservices
17 34 (27.42%) Git (software)
17 34 (27.42%) HTML5
18 33 (26.61%) RESTful
18 33 (26.61%) Web Services
19 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 30 (24.19%) Unit Testing
21 29 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
22 25 (20.16%) jQuery
23 22 (17.74%) DevOps
23 22 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
23 22 (17.74%) T-SQL
24 21 (16.94%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 7 (5.65%) NServiceBus
1 7 (5.65%) Sitefinity
2 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.42%) Apache
4 3 (2.42%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.61%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.45%) SaaS
3 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.23%) Azure Functions
4 4 (3.23%) Serverless
5 3 (2.42%) GitHub
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) SMS
2 3 (2.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (50.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 17 (13.71%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.81%) MySQL
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (27.42%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.94%) JIRA
4 17 (13.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (11.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (11.29%) Subversion
6 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
7 11 (8.87%) ReSharper
7 11 (8.87%) Selenium
8 9 (7.26%) SpecFlow
9 8 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.45%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.42%) fastlane
10 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.42%) NUnit
11 2 (1.61%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.61%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.61%) JUnit
11 2 (1.61%) Moq
11 2 (1.61%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Banking
3 11 (8.87%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Automotive
5 2 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (83.06%) Developer
2 47 (37.90%) .NET Developer
3 31 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 29 (23.39%) Software Developer
5 26 (20.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (16.13%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
7 12 (9.68%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Applications Developer
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Software Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Digital Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (81.45%) .NET
2 56 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 54 (43.55%) HTML
4 46 (37.10%) AngularJS
5 44 (35.48%) CSS
6 39 (31.45%) .NET Framework
7 34 (27.42%) HTML5
8 33 (26.61%) RESTful
8 33 (26.61%) Web Services
9 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (20.16%) jQuery
11 21 (16.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (14.52%) Kendo UI
13 16 (12.90%) Entity Framework
14 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (11.29%) CSS3
15 13 (10.48%) REST
16 11 (8.87%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (8.87%) React
16 11 (8.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.23%) User Experience
4 3 (2.42%) Blog
4 3 (2.42%) iPad
4 3 (2.42%) iPhone
4 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Fintech
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (2.42%) Android
3 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.03%) MVC
3 58 (46.77%) TDD
4 52 (41.94%) Scrum
5 39 (31.45%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (29.03%) Microservices
7 30 (24.19%) Unit Testing
8 22 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (17.74%) DevOps
9 20 (16.13%) Web Development
10 19 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (14.52%) Project Management
12 16 (12.90%) Incident Management
12 16 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
13 15 (12.10%) Coaching
13 15 (12.10%) Problem Management
14 14 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (82.26%) C#
2 68 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 63 (50.81%) SQL
4 22 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.10%) VB.NET
6 14 (11.29%) TypeScript
7 11 (8.87%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.45%) Java
9 7 (5.65%) C++
10 3 (2.42%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.42%) C
10 3 (2.42%) Python
11 2 (1.61%) Fortran
11 2 (1.61%) PHP
11 2 (1.61%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) MCP
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.65%) MCPD
3 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) MCSA
5 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) RedGate
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.42%) Apple
5 2 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter