Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 230 311
Rank change year-on-year +77 +81 +125
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 570 427 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 1.36% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.52% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 512 402 289
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £56,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

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 25,560 28,146 30,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.01% 89.95% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,913 23,155 25,212
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +55 169 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East Sussex +18 123 £45,000 -7.22% 11
Hampshire +36 117 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Surrey +14 111 £49,000 -10.91% 12
Buckinghamshire +38 74 £47,500 - 4
Berkshire +25 51 £53,750 -2.27% 6
Oxfordshire +23 44 £50,000 +2.04%
Kent +38 26 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Sussex +4 21 £58,500 +37.65% 8
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 480 (84.21%) .NET
2 472 (82.81%) C#
3 374 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (56.49%) TDD
5 286 (50.18%) ASP.NET
6 279 (48.95%) SQL
7 272 (47.72%) OO
8 245 (42.98%) JavaScript
9 238 (41.75%) SQL Server
10 236 (41.40%) MVC
11 206 (36.14%) Git (software)
12 196 (34.39%) WCF
13 186 (32.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 184 (32.28%) Visual Studio
15 175 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
16 165 (28.95%) Scrum
17 164 (28.77%) CSS
18 162 (28.42%) HTML
19 161 (28.25%) ASP.NET Web API
20 157 (27.54%) ASP.NET MVC
21 149 (26.14%) AngularJS
22 135 (23.68%) Test Automation
23 125 (21.93%) Microsoft
23 125 (21.93%) .NET Framework
24 114 (20.00%) OOD
25 108 (18.95%) User Experience
26 100 (17.54%) jQuery
27 91 (15.96%) Pair Programming
28 90 (15.79%) Computer Science
28 90 (15.79%) 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 51 (8.95%) IIS
2 38 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.09%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (4.39%) CMS
5 16 (2.81%) Umbraco
6 15 (2.63%) Confluence
7 8 (1.40%) Kentico
8 7 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.88%) Apache
9 5 (0.88%) nginx
9 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.70%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.70%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.35%) Drupal
13 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.70%) Fireworks
1 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.53%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 186 (32.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (7.54%) SaaS
4 28 (4.91%) Serverless
5 24 (4.21%) Azure Functions
6 23 (4.04%) PaaS
7 13 (2.28%) TestFlight
8 8 (1.40%) npm
9 5 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.53%) Google Play
12 2 (0.35%) GitHub
12 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.35%) Heroku
12 2 (0.35%) iTunes
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.05%) Extranet
1 6 (1.05%) HTTP
1 6 (1.05%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) AMQP
3 4 (0.70%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.05%) MySQL
3 51 (8.95%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.40%) Redis
10 7 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.88%) Big Data
12 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (0.88%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.88%) Star Schema
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 206 (36.14%) Git (software)
2 184 (32.28%) Visual Studio
3 83 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (8.60%) TeamCity
5 41 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 40 (7.02%) webpack
7 33 (5.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 32 (5.61%) JIRA
9 26 (4.56%) NUnit
10 22 (3.86%) Subversion
11 14 (2.46%) MSTest
11 14 (2.46%) ReSharper
12 13 (2.28%) CocoaPods
12 13 (2.28%) fastlane
12 13 (2.28%) Ranorex
12 13 (2.28%) Xcode
13 12 (2.11%) Selenium
14 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 36 (6.32%) Finance
2 15 (2.63%) Marketing
3 9 (1.58%) Automotive
4 5 (0.88%) Retail
5 2 (0.35%) Games
5 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.18%) Back Office
6 1 (0.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 458 (80.35%) Developer
2 277 (48.60%) .NET Developer
3 204 (35.79%) C# Developer
4 144 (25.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 141 (24.74%) Senior Developer
6 92 (16.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 74 (12.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 73 (12.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 64 (11.23%) Senior C# Developer
10 63 (11.05%) Software Developer
11 59 (10.35%) Software Engineer
12 54 (9.47%) SQL Developer
13 48 (8.42%) Full Stack Developer
14 42 (7.37%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 34 (5.96%) PHP Developer
16 28 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 27 (4.74%) Junior
17 27 (4.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 27 (4.74%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
18 26 (4.56%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (84.21%) .NET
2 286 (50.18%) ASP.NET
3 196 (34.39%) WCF
4 164 (28.77%) CSS
5 162 (28.42%) HTML
6 161 (28.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 157 (27.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 149 (26.14%) AngularJS
9 125 (21.93%) .NET Framework
10 100 (17.54%) jQuery
11 90 (15.79%) Web Services
12 81 (14.21%) Entity Framework
12 81 (14.21%) RESTful
13 68 (11.93%) XML
14 65 (11.40%) React
15 64 (11.23%) XSLT
16 63 (11.05%) CSS3
16 63 (11.05%) HTML5
17 58 (10.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 55 (9.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.95%) User Experience
2 67 (11.75%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.51%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.98%) Algorithms
6 17 (2.98%) Fintech
7 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.88%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.88%) W3C
10 3 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.53%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.35%) Life Science
11 2 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.35%) PMI
12 1 (0.18%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 13 (2.28%) Linux
3 11 (1.93%) Windows
4 10 (1.75%) Android
5 6 (1.05%) Unix
6 3 (0.53%) VMS
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (56.49%) TDD
3 272 (47.72%) OO
4 236 (41.40%) MVC
5 175 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
6 165 (28.95%) Scrum
7 135 (23.68%) Test Automation
8 114 (20.00%) OOD
9 91 (15.96%) Pair Programming
10 90 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 89 (15.61%) BDD
12 87 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (14.56%) SDLC
14 80 (14.04%) Mentoring
15 74 (12.98%) E-Commerce
16 71 (12.46%) Microservices
17 70 (12.28%) Software Engineering
18 64 (11.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 64 (11.23%) SOA
19 62 (10.88%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 472 (82.81%) C#
2 279 (48.95%) SQL
3 245 (42.98%) JavaScript
4 66 (11.58%) T-SQL
5 42 (7.37%) VB
6 41 (7.19%) PHP
7 33 (5.79%) ES6
7 33 (5.79%) TypeScript
8 30 (5.26%) Java
9 24 (4.21%) Python
10 21 (3.68%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.46%) Apple Swift
11 14 (2.46%) F#
11 14 (2.46%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.28%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.75%) Java 8
14 8 (1.40%) C
15 5 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.70%) VBScript
17 3 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (6.67%) Degree
2 14 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) DICOM
2 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.53%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (5.09%) Docker
2 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.11%) Ansible
2 11 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
3 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.68%) Oracle
3 20 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 14 (2.46%) Google
5 8 (1.40%) New Relic
5 8 (1.40%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.40%) Splunk
5 8 (1.40%) Telerik
5 8 (1.40%) TOWER Software
6 6 (1.05%) Adobe
6 6 (1.05%) VMware
7 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.53%) Apple
8 3 (0.53%) IBM
8 3 (0.53%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.35%) webMethods
10 1 (0.18%) Apiary
10 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.18%) SAP