Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 229 375
Rank change year-on-year +48 +146 +75
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 516 417 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.77% 1.44% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.61% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 463 400 209
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £36,750 £32,900
90th Percentile £68,500 £63,000 £61,250
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 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 26,142 25,915 31,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.73% 89.46% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,551 21,370 26,446
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +43 174 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Surrey +4 112 £50,000 -9.09% 10
East Sussex +19 111 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire -44 72 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +29 71 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Oxfordshire +14 59 £50,000 +2.04% 3
Berkshire +7 44 £55,000 -2.22% 9
Kent +30 23 £47,500 +18.75% 8
West Sussex +19 20 £58,500 +37.65% 3
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 438 (84.88%) .NET
2 435 (84.30%) C#
3 356 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (61.43%) TDD
5 274 (53.10%) ASP.NET
6 243 (47.09%) SQL
7 240 (46.51%) OO
8 234 (45.35%) JavaScript
9 233 (45.16%) MVC
10 205 (39.73%) SQL Server
11 179 (34.69%) Git (software)
12 169 (32.75%) Continuous Integration
13 160 (31.01%) WCF
13 160 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 159 (30.81%) Scrum
15 157 (30.43%) Visual Studio
16 156 (30.23%) AngularJS
17 150 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
18 140 (27.13%) CSS
18 140 (27.13%) HTML
19 137 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 130 (25.19%) Test Automation
21 113 (21.90%) .NET Framework
22 109 (21.12%) OOD
23 102 (19.77%) Microsoft
24 100 (19.38%) Mentoring
25 98 (18.99%) jQuery
26 93 (18.02%) BDD
27 92 (17.83%) Computer Science
28 89 (17.25%) Pair Programming

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 34 (6.59%) IIS
2 31 (6.01%) CMS
3 26 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (4.84%) Umbraco
5 23 (4.46%) Confluence
6 17 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (2.91%) EPiServer
8 13 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.97%) Apache
9 5 (0.97%) nginx
9 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.58%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.39%) Drupal
12 2 (0.39%) WordPress
13 1 (0.19%) JBoss
13 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Doxygen
1 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.58%) Fireworks
2 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 150 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (6.98%) SaaS
4 18 (3.49%) Serverless
5 15 (2.91%) Azure Functions
5 15 (2.91%) PaaS
6 13 (2.52%) npm
7 12 (2.33%) TestFlight
8 6 (1.16%) GitHub
9 5 (0.97%) Heroku
9 5 (0.97%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.39%) Google Play
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.97%) AMQP
2 4 (0.78%) HTTP
3 3 (0.58%) Intranet
4 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.53%) MySQL
3 33 (6.40%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (2.52%) Redis
7 11 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (0.97%) Big Data
11 5 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.97%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.58%) Star Schema
14 2 (0.39%) Adabas
14 2 (0.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 179 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 157 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 60 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 39 (7.56%) JIRA
6 35 (6.78%) webpack
7 33 (6.40%) NUnit
8 26 (5.04%) Jenkins
8 26 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (4.65%) Subversion
10 15 (2.91%) MSTest
11 14 (2.71%) Ranorex
12 12 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.33%) CocoaPods
12 12 (2.33%) fastlane
12 12 (2.33%) Xcode
13 11 (2.13%) ReSharper
14 9 (1.74%) MSBuild
15 7 (1.36%) Selenium
General
1 38 (7.36%) Finance
2 13 (2.52%) Marketing
3 9 (1.74%) Automotive
4 8 (1.55%) Retail
5 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.39%) Games
6 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.19%) Back Office
7 1 (0.19%) German Language
7 1 (0.19%) Legal
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 412 (79.84%) Developer
2 255 (49.42%) .NET Developer
3 185 (35.85%) C# Developer
4 137 (26.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 128 (24.81%) Senior Developer
6 86 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 69 (13.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 68 (13.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 66 (12.79%) Software Engineer
10 65 (12.60%) Senior C# Developer
11 64 (12.40%) Software Developer
12 48 (9.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 42 (8.14%) Full Stack Developer
13 42 (8.14%) Lead Developer
14 39 (7.56%) Lead .NET Developer
15 37 (7.17%) SQL Developer
16 32 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 27 (5.23%) Agile C# Developer
17 27 (5.23%) Agile Developer
18 26 (5.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (84.88%) .NET
2 274 (53.10%) ASP.NET
3 160 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
3 160 (31.01%) WCF
4 156 (30.23%) AngularJS
5 140 (27.13%) CSS
5 140 (27.13%) HTML
6 137 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 113 (21.90%) .NET Framework
8 98 (18.99%) jQuery
9 89 (17.25%) Web Services
10 73 (14.15%) RESTful
11 65 (12.60%) Entity Framework
12 61 (11.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 57 (11.05%) React
14 56 (10.85%) XSLT
15 49 (9.50%) REST
16 47 (9.11%) KnockoutJS
17 45 (8.72%) CSS3
18 43 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.83%) Computer Science
2 87 (16.86%) User Experience
3 71 (13.76%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.49%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.91%) Fintech
8 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.97%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.97%) Life Science
11 4 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (0.78%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.58%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.58%) W3C
13 2 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.39%) PMI
14 1 (0.19%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.91%) Apple iOS
1 15 (2.91%) Linux
2 12 (2.33%) Windows
3 6 (1.16%) Android
3 6 (1.16%) Unix
4 2 (0.39%) VMS
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (61.43%) TDD
3 240 (46.51%) OO
4 233 (45.16%) MVC
5 169 (32.75%) Continuous Integration
6 159 (30.81%) Scrum
7 130 (25.19%) Test Automation
8 109 (21.12%) OOD
9 100 (19.38%) Mentoring
10 93 (18.02%) BDD
11 89 (17.25%) Pair Programming
12 81 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (14.53%) Software Engineering
14 67 (12.98%) Microservices
15 60 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
15 60 (11.63%) SDLC
16 57 (11.05%) E-Commerce
16 57 (11.05%) Integration Testing
17 56 (10.85%) Customer Requirements
17 56 (10.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 435 (84.30%) C#
2 243 (47.09%) SQL
3 234 (45.35%) JavaScript
4 53 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 40 (7.75%) TypeScript
6 39 (7.56%) VB
7 29 (5.62%) PHP
8 27 (5.23%) Java
9 24 (4.65%) ES6
10 23 (4.46%) Python
10 23 (4.46%) VB.NET
11 19 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.71%) F#
13 13 (2.52%) Apple Swift
13 13 (2.52%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.36%) Java 8
14 7 (1.36%) Ruby
15 4 (0.78%) C++
15 4 (0.78%) VBScript
15 4 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (6.20%) Degree
2 15 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.95%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) DICOM
3 2 (0.39%) GDPR
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (5.04%) Docker
2 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.33%) Ansible
2 9 (1.74%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 102 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.65%) Oracle
3 19 (3.68%) Xamarin
4 18 (3.49%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.91%) Google
6 12 (2.33%) New Relic
6 12 (2.33%) Splunk
7 11 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.16%) TOWER Software
9 5 (0.97%) Adobe
9 5 (0.97%) VMware
10 3 (0.58%) IBM
10 3 (0.58%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.58%) SAP
11 2 (0.39%) Apple
11 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.39%) Telerik
11 2 (0.39%) webMethods
12 1 (0.19%) Apiary