Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 315 204
Rank change year-on-year +66 -111 +138
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 103 76 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.85% 0.50% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.55% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 92 71 204
Midlands median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,050 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,975 £63,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -9.52%

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 11,190 13,849 15,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.89% 90.88% 91.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8,267 11,148 11,925
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £62,500
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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +52 56 £40,000 - 22
East Midlands +41 47 £49,500 +45.59% 29
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 95 (92.23%) .NET
2 90 (87.38%) C#
3 78 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (66.99%) SQL Server
5 67 (65.05%) ASP.NET
6 59 (57.28%) MVC
7 54 (52.43%) SQL
8 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
9 42 (40.78%) HTML
10 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
11 39 (37.86%) TDD
12 36 (34.95%) CSS
13 33 (32.04%) AngularJS
14 31 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 29 (28.16%) .NET Framework
16 28 (27.18%) Scrum
16 28 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (26.21%) HTML5
17 27 (26.21%) Web Services
18 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (24.27%) RESTful
19 25 (24.27%) Microservices
20 23 (22.33%) Visual Studio
21 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
22 19 (18.45%) VB.NET
23 17 (16.50%) SOA
23 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
23 17 (16.50%) WCF
23 17 (16.50%) REST

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 9 (8.74%) NServiceBus
2 7 (6.80%) CMS
3 4 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.88%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.68%) SaaS
3 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.83%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (3.88%) Azure Functions
5 4 (3.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) SMS
2 2 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (66.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.88%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.94%) MySQL
11 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.97%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.62%) Selenium
3 11 (10.68%) Moq
4 10 (9.71%) NUnit
4 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.77%) CruiseControl
6 8 (7.77%) ReSharper
7 5 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (3.88%) Grunt
8 4 (3.88%) gulp
8 4 (3.88%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.91%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.91%) JIRA
9 3 (2.91%) Mocha
9 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Automotive
4 7 (6.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (74.76%) Developer
2 50 (48.54%) .NET Developer
3 44 (42.72%) C# Developer
4 35 (33.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (21.36%) Software Developer
6 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (16.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (14.56%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (13.59%) SQL Developer
10 13 (12.62%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
11 11 (10.68%) Architect
12 9 (8.74%) Applications Developer
12 9 (8.74%) Azure Developer
13 8 (7.77%) Digital Developer
13 8 (7.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (6.80%) React Developer
14 7 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (92.23%) .NET
2 67 (65.05%) ASP.NET
3 42 (40.78%) HTML
4 36 (34.95%) CSS
5 33 (32.04%) AngularJS
6 29 (28.16%) .NET Framework
7 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (26.21%) HTML5
8 27 (26.21%) Web Services
9 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (24.27%) RESTful
11 17 (16.50%) REST
11 17 (16.50%) WCF
12 16 (15.53%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (14.56%) CSS3
14 14 (13.59%) React
15 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
15 12 (11.65%) Spring
16 11 (10.68%) .NET Core
17 10 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.88%) Fintech
2 4 (3.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Animation
4 2 (1.94%) PKI
4 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.94%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.73%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (57.28%) MVC
3 39 (37.86%) TDD
4 28 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (27.18%) Scrum
5 25 (24.27%) Microservices
6 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
7 17 (16.50%) SOA
7 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
8 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.65%) OO
10 11 (10.68%) Refactoring
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.74%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (8.74%) DevOps
12 9 (8.74%) Web Development
13 8 (7.77%) Mob Programming
14 7 (6.80%) Analytics
14 7 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 90 (87.38%) C#
2 54 (52.43%) SQL
3 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.45%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.85%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.88%) Java
8 3 (2.91%) C
8 3 (2.91%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.97%) ES6
10 1 (0.97%) F#
10 1 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 4 (3.88%) MCP
3 4 (3.88%) MCPD
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.97%) Xamarin