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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 282 201 258
Rank change year-on-year -81 +57 +32
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 2,232 2,009 798
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.74% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.84% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1,223 657
10th Percentile £41,050 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,838 109,444 56,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 96.18% 94.69% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83,369 73,869 46,256
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SOLID as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOLID over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Jobs
England -93 1,857 £65,000 +8.33% 180
London -53 1,203 £75,000 - 74
Work from Home -101 907 £62,500 +13.64% 102
UK excluding London -148 689 £60,000 +14.29% 116
North of England -48 290 £60,000 +4.35% 34
South East -115 208 £60,000 +14.29% 30
North West -57 161 £62,500 +8.70% 24
Yorkshire -6 127 £55,000 -4.35% 7
East of England -99 49 £68,750 +14.58% 10
Midlands -112 49 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Scotland -45 48 £57,500 -4.17% 8
South West -90 32 £55,000 +12.82% 17
West Midlands -119 25 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East Midlands -10 19 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Northern Ireland -6 11 £65,000 +52.94% 2
North East -1 2 £67,000 +54.30% 3
Wales -38 2 £50,000 +24.60%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 with a requirement for SOLID.

1 1,589 (71.19%) Agile
2 1,119 (50.13%) TDD
3 1,044 (46.77%) Software Engineering
4 1,004 (44.98%) C#
5 971 (43.50%) AWS
6 912 (40.86%) .NET
7 901 (40.37%) CI/CD
8 890 (39.87%) Microservices
9 870 (38.98%) DevOps
10 849 (38.04%) Azure
11 835 (37.41%) JavaScript
12 755 (33.83%) Git (software)
13 726 (32.53%) SQL
14 673 (30.15%) React
15 650 (29.12%) REST
15 650 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
16 635 (28.45%) OOP
17 630 (28.23%) Docker
18 627 (28.09%) Java
19 605 (27.11%) OO
20 598 (26.79%) Scrum
21 572 (25.63%) Test Automation
22 552 (24.73%) Kubernetes
23 550 (24.64%) HTML
24 548 (24.55%) CSS
24 548 (24.55%) BDD
25 493 (22.09%) Mentoring
26 469 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
27 461 (20.65%) Finance
28 454 (20.34%) AngularJS

SOLID
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 100 (4.48%) CMS
2 67 (3.00%) Headless CMS
3 44 (1.97%) Confluence
4 23 (1.03%) Apache
5 22 (0.99%) nginx
6 17 (0.76%) Ethereum
7 13 (0.58%) IIS
8 10 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.40%) ColdFusion
9 9 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.36%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.31%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.27%) WordPress
13 5 (0.22%) Apache Pulsar
13 5 (0.22%) Hyperledger
13 5 (0.22%) MetaMask
14 4 (0.18%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.58%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.22%) FileZilla
4 5 (0.22%) Sketch
5 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.18%) Revit
6 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.22%) Magento
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.22%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.18%) Shopify
7 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 971 (43.50%) AWS
2 849 (38.04%) Azure
3 367 (16.44%) Serverless
4 276 (12.37%) GCP
5 245 (10.98%) Azure DevOps
6 210 (9.41%) SaaS
7 206 (9.23%) AWS Lambda
8 188 (8.42%) GitHub
9 176 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 150 (6.72%) Amazon S3
11 109 (4.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 93 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 92 (4.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 78 (3.49%) Amazon ECS
15 76 (3.41%) Firebase
16 59 (2.64%) PaaS
17 58 (2.60%) npm
18 53 (2.37%) Amazon SQS
19 46 (2.06%) Amplience
20 39 (1.75%) Cloud Composer
Communications & Networking
1 226 (10.13%) HTTP
2 26 (1.16%) NFC
2 26 (1.16%) WebEx
3 24 (1.08%) Broadband
4 23 (1.03%) Internet
5 19 (0.85%) MQTT
6 18 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.67%) PPP
8 12 (0.54%) SSL
9 10 (0.45%) SSH
10 6 (0.27%) DNS
11 5 (0.22%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.22%) FTP
11 5 (0.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 5 (0.22%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.045%) IKE
12 1 (0.045%) IPFIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (17.52%) NoSQL
2 267 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 252 (11.29%) MySQL
4 225 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 159 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
6 153 (6.85%) DynamoDB
7 142 (6.36%) MongoDB
8 120 (5.38%) Redis
9 109 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
10 102 (4.57%) Amazon Athena
11 96 (4.30%) Big Data
12 51 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.25%) CouchDB
14 28 (1.25%) MariaDB
15 25 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.12%) Hadoop
16 23 (1.03%) Power BI
17 19 (0.85%) Couchbase
18 16 (0.72%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 755 (33.83%) Git (software)
2 340 (15.23%) Jenkins
3 236 (10.57%) TeamCity
4 222 (9.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 155 (6.94%) Travis CI
6 151 (6.77%) JIRA
7 141 (6.32%) webpack
8 129 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 121 (5.42%) Gradle
10 118 (5.29%) IBM UrbanCode
11 106 (4.75%) Bitbucket
12 97 (4.35%) Selenium
13 89 (3.99%) Cypress.io
13 89 (3.99%) GitLab
14 86 (3.85%) Maven
15 81 (3.63%) Visual Studio
16 79 (3.54%) Jasmine
16 79 (3.54%) NUnit
17 76 (3.41%) Babel
18 68 (3.05%) Android Studio
General
1 461 (20.65%) Finance
2 442 (19.80%) Social Skills
3 209 (9.36%) Games
4 169 (7.57%) Marketing
5 166 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
6 147 (6.59%) Banking
7 123 (5.51%) Retail
8 102 (4.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 75 (3.36%) Automotive
10 60 (2.69%) Legal
11 44 (1.97%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.75%) Law
13 38 (1.70%) Public Sector
14 37 (1.66%) Military
15 33 (1.48%) Back Office
16 32 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
17 26 (1.16%) Electronics
18 20 (0.90%) Telecoms
19 16 (0.72%) Digital Economy
20 13 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,281 (57.39%) Developer
2 570 (25.54%) Software Engineer
3 337 (15.10%) Senior Developer
4 256 (11.47%) .NET Developer
5 237 (10.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 178 (7.97%) C# Developer
7 151 (6.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 134 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 119 (5.33%) Backend Developer
10 113 (5.06%) Lead Developer
11 107 (4.79%) Java Developer
12 100 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 96 (4.30%) Technical Leader
14 85 (3.81%) Android Developer
15 84 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
16 80 (3.58%) Java Engineer
17 79 (3.54%) .NET Software Engineer
18 73 (3.27%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
19 67 (3.00%) iOS Developer
20 59 (2.64%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 912 (40.86%) .NET
2 673 (30.15%) React
3 650 (29.12%) REST
4 550 (24.64%) HTML
5 548 (24.55%) CSS
6 454 (20.34%) AngularJS
7 447 (20.03%) RESTful
8 385 (17.25%) Node.js
9 376 (16.85%) .NET Framework
9 376 (16.85%) ASP.NET
10 342 (15.32%) .NET Core
11 287 (12.86%) Web Services
12 222 (9.95%) HTML5
13 217 (9.72%) Vue.js
14 204 (9.14%) Spring
15 180 (8.06%) jQuery
16 160 (7.17%) Jest
17 152 (6.81%) CSS3
18 148 (6.63%) JSON
19 145 (6.50%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 370 (16.58%) User Experience
2 322 (14.43%) Mobile App
3 169 (7.57%) Enterprise Software
4 155 (6.94%) Cloud Native
5 129 (5.78%) Algorithms
6 102 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
7 100 (4.48%) Data Structures
8 90 (4.03%) Blog
9 62 (2.78%) Hackathon
10 48 (2.15%) Renewable Energy
11 41 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
12 40 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
13 39 (1.75%) IoT
14 34 (1.52%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.34%) PlayStation
16 26 (1.16%) EPoS
17 25 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (1.12%) Public Cloud
18 24 (1.08%) Blockchain
19 20 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 193 (8.65%) Linux
2 173 (7.75%) Android
3 156 (6.99%) Apple iOS
4 136 (6.09%) Windows
5 118 (5.29%) Mesosphere
6 46 (2.06%) Unix
7 12 (0.54%) Debian
8 8 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.090%) Angstrom
11 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.045%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,589 (71.19%) Agile
2 1,119 (50.13%) TDD
3 1,044 (46.77%) Software Engineering
4 901 (40.37%) CI/CD
5 890 (39.87%) Microservices
6 870 (38.98%) DevOps
7 650 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
8 635 (28.45%) OOP
9 605 (27.11%) OO
10 598 (26.79%) Scrum
11 572 (25.63%) Test Automation
12 548 (24.55%) BDD
13 493 (22.09%) Mentoring
14 469 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
15 438 (19.62%) Full Stack Development
16 383 (17.16%) Clean Code
17 370 (16.58%) Continuous Delivery
18 353 (15.82%) MVC
19 337 (15.10%) Front End Development
20 301 (13.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,004 (44.98%) C#
2 835 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 726 (32.53%) SQL
4 627 (28.09%) Java
5 442 (19.80%) TypeScript
6 407 (18.23%) Python
7 283 (12.68%) Go
8 221 (9.90%) PHP
9 174 (7.80%) Kotlin
10 139 (6.23%) ES6
11 136 (6.09%) PowerShell
12 123 (5.51%) C++
13 108 (4.84%) Ruby
14 88 (3.94%) T-SQL
15 79 (3.54%) Scala
16 76 (3.41%) Apple Swift
17 64 (2.87%) C
18 27 (1.21%) Shell Script
19 24 (1.08%) Objective-C
20 22 (0.99%) F#
Qualifications
1 355 (15.91%) Degree
2 186 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 62 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
5 57 (2.55%) AWS Certification
6 46 (2.06%) Azure Certification
7 18 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.45%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.18%) PhD
13 3 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.13%) ISEB
13 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (9.59%) QA
2 123 (5.51%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.36%) PSD2
5 5 (0.22%) GDPR
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.18%) SLA
7 2 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.090%) WCAG
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 630 (28.23%) Docker
2 9 (0.40%) Firmware
3 6 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.22%) Embedded Firmware
5 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.090%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 552 (24.73%) Kubernetes
2 292 (13.08%) Terraform
3 177 (7.93%) Ansible
4 133 (5.96%) Puppet
5 122 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
6 118 (5.29%) Automic
7 102 (4.57%) Consul
8 92 (4.12%) Prometheus
9 81 (3.63%) Kibana
10 79 (3.54%) logstash
11 26 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
12 21 (0.94%) Grafana
13 9 (0.40%) MIIS
14 8 (0.36%) Fluentd
14 8 (0.36%) Istio
14 8 (0.36%) Kubeflow
14 8 (0.36%) Kustomize
15 2 (0.090%) Rancher
Vendors
1 360 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 163 (7.30%) Google
3 87 (3.90%) Splunk
4 80 (3.58%) Oracle
5 73 (3.27%) Hitachi
6 63 (2.82%) Samsung
7 43 (1.93%) Apple
8 29 (1.30%) Sony
9 26 (1.16%) TrueLayer
10 24 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 22 (0.99%) Revolut
12 16 (0.72%) Klarna
12 16 (0.72%) LexisNexis
12 16 (0.72%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.63%) Tencent
14 13 (0.58%) Adobe
14 13 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.58%) Stackify
15 10 (0.45%) FIS
16 9 (0.40%) Atmel