Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 143 220
Rank change year-on-year -45 +77 -33
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 328 156 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.85% 1.98% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.16% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 239 142 304
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +8.49% +6.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,813
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,125 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 16,606 7,237 23,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.47% 92.02% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11,218 6,014 18,856
10th Percentile £32,005 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,371 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOLID as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOLID in the South East.

Salary trend for SOLID in the South East

SOLID
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOLID in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
Hampshire -37 111 £51,500 -1.90% 12
Surrey +4 85 £55,000 -21.43% 11
Thames Valley -104 61 £48,500 -11.82% 18
East Sussex -13 51 £60,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -54 29 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Berkshire -93 26 £52,500 -19.23% 15
West Sussex -26 13 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Oxfordshire -26 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Kent -50 6 £47,500 -9.52%
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 234 (71.34%) TDD
2 219 (66.77%) C#
3 200 (60.98%) .NET
4 177 (53.96%) JavaScript
4 177 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (52.13%) MVC
6 161 (49.09%) SQL
7 115 (35.06%) Git (software)
8 112 (34.15%) Azure
9 95 (28.96%) Microservices
10 87 (26.52%) Scrum
10 87 (26.52%) ASP.NET
11 84 (25.61%) React
11 84 (25.61%) AngularJS
12 82 (25.00%) .NET Core
13 78 (23.78%) DevOps
13 78 (23.78%) Full Stack Development
13 78 (23.78%) RESTful
14 75 (22.87%) BDD
15 64 (19.51%) CMS
16 63 (19.21%) Kubernetes
17 62 (18.90%) AWS
18 61 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (17.99%) CSS
19 59 (17.99%) Java
20 58 (17.68%) REST
21 57 (17.38%) SQL Server
22 56 (17.07%) Degree
23 55 (16.77%) Test Automation
23 55 (16.77%) Web Services

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 64 (19.51%) CMS
2 51 (15.55%) EPiServer
3 30 (9.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 30 (9.15%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (9.15%) GemFire
4 15 (4.57%) Umbraco
5 10 (3.05%) Apache
6 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.61%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 34 (10.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 112 (34.15%) Azure
2 62 (18.90%) AWS
3 35 (10.67%) PaaS
4 31 (9.45%) GitHub
5 9 (2.74%) SaaS
6 8 (2.44%) Serverless
7 7 (2.13%) Apigee
7 7 (2.13%) Azure Functions
7 7 (2.13%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (0.91%) Azure Event Grid
8 3 (0.91%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.61%) Azure App Service
9 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.61%) GCP
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Storage
10 1 (0.30%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.30%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.15%) Calico
2 15 (4.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 30 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.66%) MySQL
5 6 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.61%) Adabas
8 2 (0.61%) Big Data
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 115 (35.06%) Git (software)
2 53 (16.16%) Jenkins
3 33 (10.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 33 (10.06%) Protractor
3 33 (10.06%) Selenium
4 32 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 30 (9.15%) Cucumber
5 30 (9.15%) Gradle
5 30 (9.15%) gulp
5 30 (9.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 21 (6.40%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.88%) Moq
7 16 (4.88%) MSTest
7 16 (4.88%) NUnit
8 15 (4.57%) JIRA
9 9 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.61%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.61%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 52 (15.85%) Finance
2 46 (14.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 31 (9.45%) Law
4 30 (9.15%) Banking
5 28 (8.54%) Social Skills
6 11 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.22%) Automotive
8 3 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 211 (64.33%) Developer
2 90 (27.44%) C# Developer
3 86 (26.22%) .NET Developer
4 72 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (19.82%) Software Developer
6 48 (14.63%) Senior Developer
7 37 (11.28%) PHP Developer
8 36 (10.98%) Architect
8 36 (10.98%) React Developer
9 33 (10.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 33 (10.06%) Software Architect
10 29 (8.84%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (8.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (8.54%) Software Engineer
12 21 (6.40%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (6.10%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
14 19 (5.79%) Senior Software Developer
15 18 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 18 (5.49%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (60.98%) .NET
2 87 (26.52%) ASP.NET
3 84 (25.61%) AngularJS
3 84 (25.61%) React
4 82 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 78 (23.78%) RESTful
6 61 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (17.99%) CSS
8 58 (17.68%) REST
9 55 (16.77%) HTML
9 55 (16.77%) Web Services
10 51 (15.55%) .NET Framework
11 39 (11.89%) Node.js
11 39 (11.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (11.28%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (10.06%) Spring
13 33 (10.06%) Spring Boot
14 30 (9.15%) Elastic Stack
14 30 (9.15%) Kafka
14 30 (9.15%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.89%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (10.37%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.05%) User Experience
7 9 (2.74%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (2.13%) iPhone
9 6 (1.83%) Smart Energy
9 6 (1.83%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.52%) Legacy Applications
10 5 (1.52%) Legacy Code
10 5 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.61%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.93%) Linux
2 19 (5.79%) Android
3 11 (3.35%) Windows
4 1 (0.30%) VMS
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (71.34%) TDD
2 177 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (52.13%) MVC
4 95 (28.96%) Microservices
5 87 (26.52%) Scrum
6 78 (23.78%) DevOps
6 78 (23.78%) Full Stack Development
7 75 (22.87%) BDD
8 55 (16.77%) OO
8 55 (16.77%) OOP
8 55 (16.77%) Test Automation
9 53 (16.16%) Mentoring
10 50 (15.24%) Computer Science
11 45 (13.72%) Software Engineering
12 43 (13.11%) User Stories
13 41 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 40 (12.20%) Software Architecture
15 38 (11.59%) SOA
16 37 (11.28%) Project Delivery
17 34 (10.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 219 (66.77%) C#
2 177 (53.96%) JavaScript
3 161 (49.09%) SQL
4 59 (17.99%) Java
5 39 (11.89%) PHP
6 36 (10.98%) Python
7 30 (9.15%) Bash Shell
8 25 (7.62%) T-SQL
9 21 (6.40%) TypeScript
10 20 (6.10%) Go
11 19 (5.79%) Ruby
12 13 (3.96%) C
12 13 (3.96%) Kotlin
13 10 (3.05%) C++
14 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.52%) ES6
16 4 (1.22%) Scala
17 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.61%) Natural
19 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (17.07%) Degree
2 32 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (9.15%) OCP
3 30 (9.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.15%) SLA
2 6 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (9.45%) Docker
2 30 (9.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (19.21%) Kubernetes
2 30 (9.15%) Ansible
2 30 (9.15%) Grafana
2 30 (9.15%) Kibana
2 30 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (9.15%) Oracle
2 19 (5.79%) PayPal
3 16 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.22%) Telerik
5 2 (0.61%) Databricks
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.30%) Borland
6 1 (0.30%) Google
6 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.30%) OpenText