Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 282 322
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 +145
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1,826 2,068 1,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.17% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.27% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 1,851 1,628
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 138,888 162,355 159,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,515 131,738 131,606
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOLID.

Salary trend for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Top 16 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 20 February 2019. 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
England -3 1,727 £52,500 - 386
UK excluding London +29 1,071 £47,500 - 245
London -20 713 £67,500 +8.00% 157
South East +55 542 £48,000 -4.00% 57
North of England -37 171 £45,000 +5.88% 81
North West -16 113 £45,000 -5.26% 43
South West +1 105 £45,000 - 16
Midlands +64 104 £43,500 +8.75% 50
East of England +21 95 £60,000 +14.29% 26
West Midlands +46 56 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire +13 51 £45,000 +9.09% 31
East Midlands +35 48 £49,000 +44.12% 26
Scotland +18 36 £50,000 -7.41% 10
Wales +24 20 £47,500 +18.75% 5
North East -14 7 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Northern Ireland -20 4 £32,500 -27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1,335 (73.11%) C#
2 1,324 (72.51%) .NET
3 1,256 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1,020 (55.86%) TDD
5 793 (43.43%) JavaScript
6 748 (40.96%) SQL
7 739 (40.47%) MVC
8 708 (38.77%) ASP.NET
9 667 (36.53%) SQL Server
10 592 (32.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 586 (32.09%) OO
12 581 (31.82%) HTML
13 547 (29.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 544 (29.79%) CSS
15 529 (28.97%) Scrum
16 517 (28.31%) AngularJS
17 468 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
18 461 (25.25%) Git (software)
19 429 (23.49%) Microsoft
20 412 (22.56%) ASP.NET MVC
21 385 (21.08%) .NET Framework
22 359 (19.66%) Software Engineering
23 351 (19.22%) BDD
24 347 (19.00%) Microservices
25 335 (18.35%) WCF
26 324 (17.74%) Web Services
27 319 (17.47%) Java
28 314 (17.20%) Finance
29 312 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
30 299 (16.37%) React

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 85 (4.65%) IIS
2 68 (3.72%) CMS
3 54 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 39 (2.14%) Confluence
6 28 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 22 (1.20%) NServiceBus
8 22 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 20 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.93%) Apache
11 15 (0.82%) Kentico
12 14 (0.77%) Drupal
13 11 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.55%) nginx
15 9 (0.49%) WordPress
16 7 (0.38%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.33%) EPiServer
17 6 (0.33%) JBoss
17 6 (0.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.22%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.055%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (1.15%) Actimize
2 17 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 13 (0.71%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.055%) Endur
7 1 (0.055%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 592 (32.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 312 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (6.02%) SaaS
4 75 (4.11%) Serverless
5 47 (2.57%) PaaS
6 43 (2.35%) GitHub
7 35 (1.92%) Azure Functions
8 22 (1.20%) npm
9 21 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
10 20 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (0.88%) IaaS
12 14 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.66%) OpenShift
14 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.49%) Slack
17 7 (0.38%) Amazon S3
18 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
19 5 (0.27%) Apigee
19 5 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.72%) HTTP
2 18 (0.99%) Internet
3 9 (0.49%) AMQP
3 9 (0.49%) SSL
4 6 (0.33%) Extranet
4 6 (0.33%) SMS
5 5 (0.27%) Intranet
5 5 (0.27%) VoIP
6 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.055%) 5G
8 1 (0.055%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.055%) Plixer Scrutinizer
8 1 (0.055%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.055%) SSH
8 1 (0.055%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.055%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (36.53%) SQL Server
2 188 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 157 (8.60%) MongoDB
4 129 (7.06%) MySQL
5 73 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 65 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 58 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 37 (2.03%) Big Data
11 34 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (1.59%) Redis
14 27 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
16 24 (1.31%) CouchDB
17 23 (1.26%) Blockchain
18 20 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 461 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 264 (14.46%) Visual Studio
3 200 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 151 (8.27%) Jenkins
5 147 (8.05%) TeamCity
6 108 (5.91%) NUnit
7 101 (5.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 77 (4.22%) JIRA
9 65 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 59 (3.23%) Selenium
11 47 (2.57%) Subversion
11 47 (2.57%) webpack
12 43 (2.35%) Jasmine
13 41 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 35 (1.92%) MSBuild
15 33 (1.81%) MSTest
15 33 (1.81%) ReSharper
16 31 (1.70%) Gradle
16 31 (1.70%) Maven
16 31 (1.70%) Moq
General
1 314 (17.20%) Finance
2 104 (5.70%) Banking
3 40 (2.19%) Retail
4 36 (1.97%) Games
5 32 (1.75%) Marketing
6 20 (1.10%) Automotive
7 17 (0.93%) Law
8 16 (0.88%) Advertising
8 16 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.82%) Front Office
10 13 (0.71%) Back Office
10 13 (0.71%) Electronics
11 12 (0.66%) Publishing
12 11 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.55%) Military
14 9 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.33%) Legal
17 4 (0.22%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,365 (74.75%) Developer
2 744 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 535 (29.30%) C# Developer
4 389 (21.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 381 (20.87%) Senior Developer
6 218 (11.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 171 (9.36%) Software Developer
8 164 (8.98%) Software Engineer
9 145 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 145 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 120 (6.57%) Senior C# Developer
11 113 (6.19%) Lead Developer
12 104 (5.70%) SQL Developer
13 102 (5.59%) Architect
14 101 (5.53%) Full Stack Developer
15 95 (5.20%) Java Developer
16 83 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 79 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 74 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
19 71 (3.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,324 (72.51%) .NET
2 708 (38.77%) ASP.NET
3 581 (31.82%) HTML
4 547 (29.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 544 (29.79%) CSS
6 517 (28.31%) AngularJS
7 412 (22.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 385 (21.08%) .NET Framework
9 335 (18.35%) WCF
10 324 (17.74%) Web Services
11 299 (16.37%) React
12 298 (16.32%) .NET Core
13 276 (15.12%) RESTful
14 271 (14.84%) REST
15 267 (14.62%) HTML5
16 251 (13.75%) jQuery
17 248 (13.58%) Entity Framework
18 158 (8.65%) Node.js
19 156 (8.54%) CSS3
20 127 (6.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 230 (12.60%) Greenfield Project
2 195 (10.68%) User Experience
3 125 (6.85%) Fintech
4 91 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 66 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (2.46%) N-Tier
8 44 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.42%) Derivative
9 26 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.31%) Online Banking
11 21 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 18 (0.99%) Hedge funds
12 18 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
14 14 (0.77%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.71%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
17 10 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (3.89%) Windows
2 68 (3.72%) Apple iOS
3 64 (3.50%) Android
4 58 (3.18%) Linux
5 18 (0.99%) Unix
6 11 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.16%) VMS
8 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,256 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1,020 (55.86%) TDD
3 739 (40.47%) MVC
4 586 (32.09%) OO
5 529 (28.97%) Scrum
6 468 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
7 359 (19.66%) Software Engineering
8 351 (19.22%) BDD
9 347 (19.00%) Microservices
10 295 (16.16%) DevOps
11 269 (14.73%) Test Automation
12 237 (12.98%) SOA
13 220 (12.05%) Unit Testing
14 213 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
15 196 (10.73%) Web Development
16 195 (10.68%) OOP
17 194 (10.62%) Computer Science
18 193 (10.57%) Mentoring
19 189 (10.35%) SDLC
20 161 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,335 (73.11%) C#
2 793 (43.43%) JavaScript
3 748 (40.96%) SQL
4 319 (17.47%) Java
5 227 (12.43%) T-SQL
6 169 (9.26%) TypeScript
7 130 (7.12%) PHP
8 115 (6.30%) Python
9 86 (4.71%) ES6
10 66 (3.61%) VB.NET
11 64 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 58 (3.18%) Java 8
13 51 (2.79%) VB
14 45 (2.46%) Ruby
15 41 (2.25%) C++
16 40 (2.19%) Apple Swift
16 40 (2.19%) Objective-C
17 33 (1.81%) C
18 24 (1.31%) Go
19 22 (1.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 194 (10.62%) Degree
2 77 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.60%) CISSP
4 11 (0.60%) MCSE
4 11 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.33%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.27%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.22%) MCP
7 4 (0.22%) MCPD
7 4 (0.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.16%) HND
9 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.055%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.055%) PhD
10 1 (0.055%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.33%) QA
2 11 (0.60%) GDPR
3 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.27%) MiFID
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.055%) EMIR
6 1 (0.055%) HL7
6 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.055%) WCAG
System Software
1 147 (8.05%) Docker
2 6 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.11%) LXC
5 2 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.055%) HDFS
6 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (2.90%) Terraform
2 47 (2.57%) Kubernetes
3 31 (1.70%) Ansible
4 20 (1.10%) Grafana
5 19 (1.04%) Puppet
6 17 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 15 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.82%) Rancher
8 7 (0.38%) Kibana
9 1 (0.055%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.055%) Consul
9 1 (0.055%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 429 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 67 (3.67%) Xamarin
3 45 (2.46%) Oracle
4 35 (1.92%) Google
4 35 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 26 (1.42%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.15%) Zend
7 15 (0.82%) DevExpress
7 15 (0.82%) Telerik
8 13 (0.71%) Adobe
9 11 (0.60%) Apple
9 11 (0.60%) IBM
9 11 (0.60%) Nintex
10 9 (0.49%) New Relic
11 8 (0.44%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.38%) SAP
12 7 (0.38%) TOWER Software
12 7 (0.38%) webMethods
13 6 (0.33%) VMware