Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
England > South East
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 186 208
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 213 457 475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.75% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.91% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 229 463 415
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% -2.86%

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 15,040 23,898 27,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.16% 91.60% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12,052 19,208 22,837
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +82 90 £60,000 +26.32% 7
Hampshire -17 62 £55,000 -21.43% 2
Berkshire +80 48 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Buckinghamshire +26 31 £47,000 -1.05% 1
Surrey -11 24 £60,000 +9.09%
East Sussex -34 20 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent +29 12 £51,500 +3.00% 3
Oxfordshire +34 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Sussex +22 3 £72,500 +61.11%
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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.

1 161 (75.59%) C#
2 156 (73.24%) .NET
3 134 (62.91%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (46.48%) AngularJS
5 98 (46.01%) Azure
6 97 (45.54%) JavaScript
7 90 (42.25%) TDD
8 84 (39.44%) ASP.NET
9 81 (38.03%) SQL
10 80 (37.56%) SQL Server
11 78 (36.62%) MVC
12 68 (31.92%) Software Engineering
12 68 (31.92%) OO
13 66 (30.99%) Scrum
14 64 (30.05%) HTML
15 61 (28.64%) .NET Core
16 60 (28.17%) React
17 58 (27.23%) CSS
18 56 (26.29%) Microsoft
19 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
20 51 (23.94%) .NET Framework
21 50 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (23.47%) RESTful
21 50 (23.47%) Docker
22 48 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 48 (22.54%) BDD
22 48 (22.54%) Node.js
23 47 (22.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 42 (19.72%) AWS
25 40 (18.78%) Visual Studio

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 12 (5.63%) IIS
2 10 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 98 (46.01%) Azure
2 42 (19.72%) AWS
3 21 (9.86%) Serverless
4 20 (9.39%) Logic Apps
5 19 (8.92%) SaaS
6 10 (4.69%) Azure Functions
6 10 (4.69%) PaaS
7 8 (3.76%) Power Platform
8 7 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.82%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.41%) NuGet
11 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.47%) GitHub
12 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.51%) HTTP
2 7 (3.29%) FTP
3 2 (0.94%) DNS
3 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.94%) Firewall
3 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
4 1 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (37.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.76%) Power BI
6 7 (3.29%) Big Data
6 7 (3.29%) MySQL
6 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 40 (18.78%) Visual Studio
3 26 (12.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (9.86%) TeamCity
5 19 (8.92%) JIRA
6 16 (7.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (4.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.29%) NUnit
9 6 (2.82%) Moq
10 5 (2.35%) Mocha
10 5 (2.35%) MSTest
11 4 (1.88%) Postman
11 4 (1.88%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.41%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.41%) Selenium
12 3 (1.41%) Subversion
13 2 (0.94%) Ranorex
14 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 20 (9.39%) Finance
2 7 (3.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Automotive
6 2 (0.94%) Police
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 156 (73.24%) Developer
2 74 (34.74%) .NET Developer
3 57 (26.76%) C# Developer
4 48 (22.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (19.25%) Senior Developer
6 36 (16.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 34 (15.96%) Software Developer
8 26 (12.21%) Software Engineer
9 21 (9.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (6.57%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Angular Developer
11 13 (6.10%) Java Developer
11 13 (6.10%) Java Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Senior Java Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (6.10%) Technical Leader
12 12 (5.63%) AWS Developer
12 12 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (73.24%) .NET
2 99 (46.48%) AngularJS
3 84 (39.44%) ASP.NET
4 64 (30.05%) HTML
5 61 (28.64%) .NET Core
6 60 (28.17%) React
7 58 (27.23%) CSS
8 51 (23.94%) .NET Framework
9 50 (23.47%) RESTful
10 48 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (22.54%) Node.js
11 47 (22.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (14.08%) WCF
13 27 (12.68%) REST
13 27 (12.68%) Spring
14 22 (10.33%) Entity Framework
14 22 (10.33%) HTML5
15 21 (9.86%) XML
16 20 (9.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) User Experience
2 12 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.82%) Life Science
5 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.41%) EPoS
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.94%) Photography
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.57%) Windows
2 8 (3.76%) Linux
3 2 (0.94%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (0.94%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (62.91%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (42.25%) TDD
3 78 (36.62%) MVC
4 68 (31.92%) OO
4 68 (31.92%) Software Engineering
5 66 (30.99%) Scrum
6 50 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (22.54%) BDD
8 39 (18.31%) DevOps
9 38 (17.84%) Microservices
10 35 (16.43%) Mentoring
11 34 (15.96%) Unit Testing
12 31 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (14.55%) OOP
13 29 (13.62%) SDLC
14 28 (13.15%) Test Automation
15 26 (12.21%) Web Development
16 25 (11.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (10.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (75.59%) C#
2 97 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 81 (38.03%) SQL
4 27 (12.68%) Java
5 21 (9.86%) TypeScript
6 16 (7.51%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.57%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.29%) F#
9 6 (2.82%) C++
10 5 (2.35%) Delphi
10 5 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (0.94%) C
11 2 (0.94%) VB
11 2 (0.94%) VB6
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) Python
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.47%) CIW
5 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 50 (23.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (12.68%) Terraform
2 16 (7.51%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.47%) Grafana
3 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 56 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.29%) BT
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle
3 6 (2.82%) IBM
4 3 (1.41%) Borland
5 2 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.47%) Splunk
6 1 (0.47%) T-Plan