Period
to 18 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 200 131 209
Rank change year-on-year -69 +78 -54
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 282 227 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 2.31% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.52% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 211 205 270
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.80% +8.42%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +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 16,426 9,010 21,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.68% 91.70% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11,266 7,294 17,165
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 18 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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 +4 117 £55,000 +26.44% 7
Surrey -49 51 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Thames Valley -109 48 £50,000 -9.09% 20
East Sussex -4 38 £60,000 - 6
Berkshire -80 23 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Buckinghamshire -41 17 £54,000 +13.68% 8
West Sussex -35 14 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Kent -48 13 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Oxfordshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 214 (75.89%) C#
2 180 (63.83%) TDD
3 176 (62.41%) .NET
4 160 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (51.42%) JavaScript
6 122 (43.26%) Azure
7 116 (41.13%) SQL
8 110 (39.01%) MVC
9 107 (37.94%) Git (software)
10 86 (30.50%) DevOps
11 81 (28.72%) Microservices
12 72 (25.53%) .NET Core
13 71 (25.18%) OOP
14 69 (24.47%) ASP.NET
15 68 (24.11%) Software Engineering
16 64 (22.70%) OO
16 64 (22.70%) RESTful
16 64 (22.70%) BDD
16 64 (22.70%) .NET Framework
17 63 (22.34%) Mentoring
18 62 (21.99%) Full Stack Development
19 61 (21.63%) React
20 60 (21.28%) Scrum
21 59 (20.92%) REST
21 59 (20.92%) AngularJS
22 56 (19.86%) AWS
23 48 (17.02%) Jenkins
23 48 (17.02%) Kubernetes
24 47 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
25 46 (16.31%) HTML

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 (12.06%) CMS
2 26 (9.22%) EPiServer
3 23 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 19 (6.74%) GemFire
5 12 (4.26%) Apache
6 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 122 (43.26%) Azure
2 56 (19.86%) AWS
3 22 (7.80%) GitHub
4 20 (7.09%) PaaS
5 10 (3.55%) Serverless
6 9 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.19%) SaaS
7 8 (2.84%) Azure Service Bus
8 6 (2.13%) Azure App Service
9 4 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.42%) Apigee
9 4 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.06%) Azure Logic Apps
10 3 (1.06%) Azure Storage
11 2 (0.71%) Azure Event Grid
11 2 (0.71%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.71%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.71%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.74%) Calico
2 7 (2.48%) MQTT
2 7 (2.48%) PPP
3 4 (1.42%) HTTP
4 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.67%) MySQL
4 16 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.71%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (37.94%) Git (software)
2 48 (17.02%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 31 (10.99%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.74%) Cucumber
5 19 (6.74%) Gradle
5 19 (6.74%) gulp
5 19 (6.74%) Protractor
5 19 (6.74%) Selenium
5 19 (6.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (6.38%) JIRA
7 14 (4.96%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.61%) NUnit
9 11 (3.90%) Moq
10 9 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.84%) MSTest
12 7 (2.48%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (2.48%) TestRail
12 7 (2.48%) Valgrind
General
1 43 (15.25%) Finance
2 32 (11.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 22 (7.80%) Social Skills
4 21 (7.45%) Banking
4 21 (7.45%) Law
5 17 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.48%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 170 (60.28%) Developer
2 76 (26.95%) C# Developer
3 59 (20.92%) .NET Developer
4 54 (19.15%) Software Developer
5 47 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 44 (15.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (15.25%) Software Engineer
8 29 (10.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 26 (9.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (8.16%) C# Software Engineer
11 22 (7.80%) Architect
11 22 (7.80%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (7.45%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (7.09%) PHP Developer
13 20 (7.09%) Team Leader
14 19 (6.74%) Software Architect
15 18 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (6.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (62.41%) .NET
2 72 (25.53%) .NET Core
3 69 (24.47%) ASP.NET
4 64 (22.70%) .NET Framework
4 64 (22.70%) RESTful
5 61 (21.63%) React
6 59 (20.92%) AngularJS
6 59 (20.92%) REST
7 46 (16.31%) HTML
8 44 (15.60%) CSS
9 41 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (13.83%) Web Services
11 30 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (9.57%) Node.js
13 24 (8.51%) ASP.NET Core
13 24 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (8.51%) JSON
13 24 (8.51%) Spring
14 23 (8.16%) Spring Boot
15 21 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (6.03%) User Experience
4 12 (4.26%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (2.48%) CAN bus
6 6 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.13%) Smart Energy
6 6 (2.13%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.77%) Legacy Code
8 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (1.06%) Wiki
10 2 (0.71%) Equities
10 2 (0.71%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.35%) Linux
2 7 (2.48%) Debian
2 7 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (1.06%) Windows
4 2 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (63.83%) TDD
2 160 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (39.01%) MVC
4 86 (30.50%) DevOps
5 81 (28.72%) Microservices
6 71 (25.18%) OOP
7 68 (24.11%) Software Engineering
8 64 (22.70%) BDD
8 64 (22.70%) OO
9 63 (22.34%) Mentoring
10 62 (21.99%) Full Stack Development
11 60 (21.28%) Scrum
12 44 (15.60%) Unit Testing
13 41 (14.54%) User Stories
14 40 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (13.83%) Test Automation
16 37 (13.12%) Front End Development
16 37 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (12.06%) Computer Science
18 32 (11.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 214 (75.89%) C#
2 145 (51.42%) JavaScript
3 116 (41.13%) SQL
4 40 (14.18%) Java
5 31 (10.99%) Python
6 25 (8.87%) PHP
6 25 (8.87%) T-SQL
7 24 (8.51%) TypeScript
8 21 (7.45%) C
9 19 (6.74%) Bash
10 18 (6.38%) Go
11 17 (6.03%) Ruby
12 10 (3.55%) C++
13 2 (0.71%) Bicep
13 2 (0.71%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.71%) Scala
14 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.35%) Java 8
14 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (13.48%) Degree
2 28 (9.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.74%) OCP
3 19 (6.74%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.48%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (15.25%) Docker
2 19 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (17.02%) Kubernetes
2 19 (6.74%) Ansible
2 19 (6.74%) Grafana
2 19 (6.74%) Kibana
2 19 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.42%) Puppet
4 3 (1.06%) Terraform
5 2 (0.71%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.57%) Oracle
3 17 (6.03%) PayPal
4 7 (2.48%) Google
4 7 (2.48%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.06%) Atmel
6 2 (0.71%) Telerik
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Databricks
7 1 (0.35%) Xamarin