Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 279 265
Rank change year-on-year +53 -14 +32
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 728 1,572 2,143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.25% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 769 1,410 1,959
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £39,200 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 45,731 125,361 150,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,669 98,831 119,518
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Top 18 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 27 October 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
England +59 684 £57,500 +4.55% 187
UK excluding London +71 435 £52,500 +5.00% 146
London +55 271 £72,500 - 58
South East +78 170 £55,000 +3.77% 39
Work from Home +66 146 £55,000 -4.35% 47
North of England +96 128 £50,000 +5.26% 45
North West +46 57 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Midlands +71 50 £52,500 +14.13% 23
Yorkshire +124 46 £52,500 +40.00% 8
South West +88 44 £45,000 - 13
West Midlands +60 30 £52,500 +16.67% 9
North East +48 25 £47,500 - 3
East Midlands +65 20 £53,750 -2.27% 14
Scotland +69 13 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East of England +45 13 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Wales +23 13 £50,000 - 6
Northern Ireland +17 3 - - 2
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 with a requirement for SOLID.

1 461 (63.32%) .NET
2 460 (63.19%) C#
3 455 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (53.43%) JavaScript
5 352 (48.35%) TDD
6 312 (42.86%) Azure
7 260 (35.71%) Microservices
8 256 (35.16%) .NET Core
9 255 (35.03%) CSS
10 247 (33.93%) HTML
11 244 (33.52%) DevOps
12 243 (33.38%) SQL Server
13 241 (33.10%) SQL
14 234 (32.14%) MVC
15 220 (30.22%) AngularJS
16 215 (29.53%) .NET Framework
17 200 (27.47%) ASP.NET
18 196 (26.92%) Git (software)
18 196 (26.92%) React
19 192 (26.37%) Software Engineering
20 175 (24.04%) OO
21 163 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
22 156 (21.43%) AWS
23 143 (19.64%) Scrum
24 142 (19.51%) RESTful
25 138 (18.96%) BDD
26 135 (18.54%) NoSQL
27 134 (18.41%) Entity Framework
28 133 (18.27%) Docker
29 129 (17.72%) REST

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 49 (6.73%) NServiceBus
2 33 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (3.43%) IIS
4 20 (2.75%) Confluence
5 18 (2.47%) CMS
6 16 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.92%) Moodle
8 9 (1.24%) WordPress
9 6 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.69%) Apache
11 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.41%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.14%) Drupal
14 1 (0.14%) nginx
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 312 (42.86%) Azure
2 156 (21.43%) AWS
3 54 (7.42%) PaaS
4 50 (6.87%) SaaS
5 35 (4.81%) IaaS
6 30 (4.12%) Serverless
7 23 (3.16%) npm
8 19 (2.61%) GCP
9 15 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.79%) Logic Apps
11 12 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (1.51%) NuGet
13 10 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.24%) GitHub
15 7 (0.96%) Power Platform
15 7 (0.96%) Slack
16 5 (0.69%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.69%) Veeva
17 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.46%) HTTP
2 33 (4.53%) Skype
3 21 (2.88%) Internet
4 7 (0.96%) AMQP
5 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) NFC
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) VoIP
6 1 (0.14%) WEP
6 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (33.38%) SQL Server
2 135 (18.54%) NoSQL
3 70 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 63 (8.65%) MySQL
5 34 (4.67%) Redis
6 32 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (3.02%) Big Data
11 18 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.96%) Power BI
16 7 (0.96%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.82%) Hadoop
18 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
18 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 196 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 75 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (7.83%) JIRA
4 46 (6.32%) Jenkins
5 40 (5.49%) Visual Studio
6 30 (4.12%) TeamCity
7 25 (3.43%) GitLab
8 23 (3.16%) NUnit
9 20 (2.75%) webpack
10 19 (2.61%) gulp
11 18 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (2.34%) Selenium
13 15 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (1.92%) jspm
14 14 (1.92%) Moq
14 14 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.65%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.51%) MSTest
17 10 (1.37%) git-flow
17 10 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 103 (14.15%) Finance
2 18 (2.47%) Public Sector
3 13 (1.79%) Back Office
3 13 (1.79%) Banking
4 11 (1.51%) Marketing
5 9 (1.24%) Front Office
6 7 (0.96%) Advertising
7 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.82%) Publishing
8 5 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.69%) Law
9 4 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Police
12 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 540 (74.18%) Developer
2 202 (27.75%) .NET Developer
3 182 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 123 (16.90%) C# Developer
5 88 (12.09%) Software Developer
5 88 (12.09%) Software Engineer
6 79 (10.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 75 (10.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 61 (8.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 54 (7.42%) Java Developer
10 50 (6.87%) PHP Developer
11 45 (6.18%) Lead Developer
12 34 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
12 34 (4.67%) React Developer
13 33 (4.53%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
15 27 (3.71%) Senior PHP Developer
16 26 (3.57%) Angular Developer
16 26 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 25 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (63.32%) .NET
2 256 (35.16%) .NET Core
3 255 (35.03%) CSS
4 247 (33.93%) HTML
5 220 (30.22%) AngularJS
6 215 (29.53%) .NET Framework
7 200 (27.47%) ASP.NET
8 196 (26.92%) React
9 163 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 142 (19.51%) RESTful
11 134 (18.41%) Entity Framework
12 129 (17.72%) REST
13 115 (15.80%) jQuery
14 108 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 104 (14.29%) Node.js
16 82 (11.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 79 (10.85%) JSON
18 74 (10.16%) Web Services
19 67 (9.20%) Redux
20 62 (8.52%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.08%) User Experience
2 33 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.92%) e-Learning
5 14 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 14 (1.92%) SCORM
6 12 (1.65%) iPhone
6 12 (1.65%) NHS
6 12 (1.65%) Renewable Energy
7 11 (1.51%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.55%) Derivative
10 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.55%) Tandem
11 3 (0.41%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.41%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.28%) Windows
2 40 (5.49%) Android
3 28 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.34%) Linux
5 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (48.35%) TDD
3 260 (35.71%) Microservices
4 244 (33.52%) DevOps
5 234 (32.14%) MVC
6 192 (26.37%) Software Engineering
7 175 (24.04%) OO
8 143 (19.64%) Scrum
9 138 (18.96%) BDD
10 113 (15.52%) OOP
11 103 (14.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 102 (14.01%) Unit Testing
13 96 (13.19%) SOA
14 86 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (11.68%) Test Automation
16 72 (9.89%) Front End Development
16 72 (9.89%) Mentoring
17 63 (8.65%) SDLC
18 48 (6.59%) Web Development
19 42 (5.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 460 (63.19%) C#
2 389 (53.43%) JavaScript
3 241 (33.10%) SQL
4 122 (16.76%) Java
5 104 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 67 (9.20%) T-SQL
7 65 (8.93%) PHP
8 56 (7.69%) Python
9 38 (5.22%) Go
10 36 (4.95%) C++
11 30 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.88%) ES6
13 19 (2.61%) Kotlin
14 16 (2.20%) Ruby
15 14 (1.92%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.65%) PHP 7
17 11 (1.51%) Scala
18 10 (1.37%) ES8
19 9 (1.24%) Java 8
20 7 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (6.04%) Degree
2 18 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.61%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) NIST
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (18.27%) Docker
2 4 (0.55%) vSphere
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 87 (11.95%) Kubernetes
2 47 (6.46%) Terraform
3 8 (1.10%) MIIS
3 8 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.96%) Ansible
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 100 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (1.92%) Oracle
3 12 (1.65%) Apple
3 12 (1.65%) Nintex
4 11 (1.51%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.24%) Sparx
6 8 (1.10%) Facebook
6 8 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.82%) Zend
9 4 (0.55%) Google
9 4 (0.55%) Telstra
10 3 (0.41%) BT
11 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.27%) Citrix
11 2 (0.27%) Databricks
11 2 (0.27%) GrapeCity
11 2 (0.27%) VMware
12 1 (0.14%) Alibaba
12 1 (0.14%) OutSystems