Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 226 397
Rank change year-on-year +19 +171 +41
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 461 401 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 1.37% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.54% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 403 387 206
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £34,250 £37,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,300 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,585 26,046 33,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.05% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,939 21,561 27,808
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOLID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the South East

SOLID
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOLID in the South East.

Salary trend for SOLID in the South East

SOLID
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in the South East over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the South East

SOLID
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Thames Valley +32 159 £50,000 +5.26% 14
East Sussex +27 88 £42,500 +1.19% 7
Surrey -39 84 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Hampshire -28 76 £50,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +22 69 £47,500 +10.47% 2
Oxfordshire +36 58 £50,000 - 8
Kent +47 36 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -16 32 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Sussex +20 14 £57,500 +24.32% 3
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 South East region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 411 (89.15%) C#
2 393 (85.25%) .NET
3 352 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (62.04%) TDD
5 266 (57.70%) JavaScript
6 262 (56.83%) ASP.NET
7 233 (50.54%) MVC
8 213 (46.20%) SQL
9 204 (44.25%) SQL Server
10 190 (41.21%) OO
11 181 (39.26%) AngularJS
12 168 (36.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 152 (32.97%) CSS
14 151 (32.75%) HTML
15 149 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
16 136 (29.50%) Scrum
17 131 (28.42%) Git (software)
18 116 (25.16%) Visual Studio
19 112 (24.30%) ASP.NET MVC
20 110 (23.86%) WCF
21 109 (23.64%) .NET Framework
22 107 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
23 106 (22.99%) jQuery
24 102 (22.13%) Microsoft
25 98 (21.26%) Web Services
26 97 (21.04%) Test Automation
27 90 (19.52%) BDD
28 88 (19.09%) RESTful
29 86 (18.66%) OOD
30 84 (18.22%) Mentoring

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (5.86%) CMS
2 23 (4.99%) Umbraco
3 22 (4.77%) Confluence
4 18 (3.90%) IIS
4 18 (3.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (3.69%) EPiServer
6 12 (2.60%) NServiceBus
7 11 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.65%) Apache
10 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.43%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.43%) WordPress
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
12 1 (0.22%) nginx
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 107 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.99%) npm
4 14 (3.04%) SaaS
5 10 (2.17%) OpenShift
6 9 (1.95%) TestFlight
7 8 (1.74%) GitHub
7 8 (1.74%) PaaS
8 6 (1.30%) Azure Functions
8 6 (1.30%) Heroku
8 6 (1.30%) Serverless
9 5 (1.08%) NuGet
10 4 (0.87%) Yarn
11 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) AMQP
2 2 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (44.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.29%) MySQL
3 28 (6.07%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.82%) Redis
8 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.17%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.22%) BaseX
14 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 131 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 116 (25.16%) Visual Studio
3 50 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (7.81%) NUnit
5 32 (6.94%) JIRA
5 32 (6.94%) TeamCity
6 26 (5.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (5.21%) webpack
8 23 (4.99%) Subversion
9 19 (4.12%) MSBuild
10 15 (3.25%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (2.82%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.60%) ReSharper
13 11 (2.39%) MSTest
13 11 (2.39%) Ranorex
14 10 (2.17%) Vagrant
15 9 (1.95%) CocoaPods
15 9 (1.95%) fastlane
15 9 (1.95%) Xcode
General
1 47 (10.20%) Finance
2 14 (3.04%) Marketing
3 13 (2.82%) Retail
4 8 (1.74%) Automotive
4 8 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) German Language
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 371 (80.48%) Developer
2 239 (51.84%) .NET Developer
3 171 (37.09%) C# Developer
4 135 (29.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (23.64%) Senior Developer
6 77 (16.70%) Software Developer
7 76 (16.49%) Senior .NET Developer
8 68 (14.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 66 (14.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 59 (12.80%) Senior C# Developer
11 54 (11.71%) Software Engineer
12 48 (10.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 44 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 42 (9.11%) Lead Developer
15 39 (8.46%) Lead .NET Developer
16 37 (8.03%) Full Stack Developer
17 29 (6.29%) .NET Software Developer
17 29 (6.29%) SQL Developer
18 26 (5.64%) C# Software Developer
19 24 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (85.25%) .NET
2 262 (56.83%) ASP.NET
3 181 (39.26%) AngularJS
4 168 (36.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 152 (32.97%) CSS
6 151 (32.75%) HTML
7 112 (24.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (23.86%) WCF
9 109 (23.64%) .NET Framework
10 106 (22.99%) jQuery
11 98 (21.26%) Web Services
12 88 (19.09%) RESTful
13 64 (13.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 58 (12.58%) Entity Framework
15 56 (12.15%) React
16 49 (10.63%) KnockoutJS
17 43 (9.33%) REST
18 41 (8.89%) XSLT
19 33 (7.16%) HTML5
20 32 (6.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.05%) Computer Science
2 68 (14.75%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (9.33%) User Experience
5 15 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.60%) Fintech
9 9 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.52%) Life Science
10 7 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.08%) Wiki
13 4 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.65%) Reinsurance
15 2 (0.43%) Social Media
16 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
16 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
16 1 (0.22%) FMCG
16 1 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.69%) Windows
2 13 (2.82%) Linux
3 11 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.87%) Unix
6 3 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (62.04%) TDD
3 233 (50.54%) MVC
4 190 (41.21%) OO
5 149 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (29.50%) Scrum
7 97 (21.04%) Test Automation
8 90 (19.52%) BDD
9 86 (18.66%) OOD
10 84 (18.22%) Mentoring
11 75 (16.27%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (15.62%) Software Engineering
13 62 (13.45%) Pair Programming
14 57 (12.36%) SDLC
15 56 (12.15%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (11.50%) Microservices
17 48 (10.41%) Continuous Deployment
17 48 (10.41%) Web Development
18 46 (9.98%) Unit Testing
19 41 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 411 (89.15%) C#
2 266 (57.70%) JavaScript
3 213 (46.20%) SQL
4 68 (14.75%) T-SQL
5 47 (10.20%) TypeScript
6 30 (6.51%) VB
7 29 (6.29%) VB.NET
8 25 (5.42%) Java
9 16 (3.47%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.82%) Ruby
11 11 (2.39%) ES6
11 11 (2.39%) Java 8
11 11 (2.39%) Python
12 10 (2.17%) C++
13 9 (1.95%) Apple Swift
13 9 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.95%) PHP
14 7 (1.52%) C
14 7 (1.52%) F#
15 4 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (6.72%) Degree
2 17 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) MCP
4 2 (0.43%) MCPD
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.11%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) DICOM
3 2 (0.43%) GCP
3 2 (0.43%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (6.51%) Docker
2 10 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.99%) Xamarin
3 19 (4.12%) Oracle
4 18 (3.90%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.60%) Atlassian
5 12 (2.60%) New Relic
5 12 (2.60%) Splunk
6 11 (2.39%) Google
7 10 (2.17%) VMware
8 5 (1.08%) Capita
9 2 (0.43%) SAP
9 2 (0.43%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.22%) Apple
10 1 (0.22%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com