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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 417 410
Rank change year-on-year +144 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 988 747 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 0.72% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 901 642 647
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

SOLID is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75940 92082 94020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62461 76226 76084
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SOLID as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +151 976 £55,000 +10.00% 148
London +85 466 £60,000 +4.34% 74
South East +107 202 £52,500 +16.66% 20
Surrey +104 88 £58,750 +23.68% 8
North West +49 79 £45,000 - 16
West Midlands +66 72 £45,000 +2.33% 9
East of England +36 70 £45,000 -9.09% 7
City of London +18 59 £62,500 +25.00% 23
Manchester +7 43 £47,500 - 12
South West +50 41 £44,000 +3.52% 6
Hampshire +12 40 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Hertfordshire +51 34 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Reigate +49 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Staffordshire +26 31 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +21 28 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +29 27 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Berkshire +57 26 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Cheshire +30 26 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Milton Keynes +16 23 £41,000 -11.35% 2
East Midlands +17 20 £38,000 -13.63% 10
Ellesmere Port - 17 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +15 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Norfolk -14 16 £37,500 -27.88% 1
Redhill +14 15 £60,500 +42.35% 1
North Yorkshire +2 15 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Birmingham +14 14 £47,500 +26.71% 3
Norwich -15 14 £37,500 -24.24% 1
Somerset 0 13 £44,000 +41.93%
York -3 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1

SOLID
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SOLID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SOLID.

1 1476 (78.05%) C#
2 1441 (76.20%) .NET
3 1417 (74.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1206 (63.78%) TDD
5 1045 (55.26%) JavaScript
6 1023 (54.10%) MVC
7 923 (48.81%) ASP.NET
8 837 (44.26%) HTML
9 787 (41.62%) SQL Server
10 734 (38.82%) CSS
11 691 (36.54%) SQL
12 662 (35.01%) AngularJS
13 645 (34.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 629 (33.26%) Scrum
15 624 (33.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 546 (28.87%) Microsoft
17 540 (28.56%) Continuous Integration
18 477 (25.22%) .NET Framework
19 453 (23.96%) BDD
20 430 (22.74%) Finance
21 422 (22.32%) HTML5
22 416 (22.00%) jQuery
23 409 (21.63%) OO
24 394 (20.84%) Git (software)
24 394 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
25 352 (18.61%) WCF
26 350 (18.51%) Entity Framework
27 346 (18.30%) Software Engineering
28 341 (18.03%) TeamCity
29 338 (17.87%) DevOps

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
1 106 (5.61%) IIS
2 102 (5.39%) CMS
3 98 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
4 82 (4.34%) NServiceBus
5 60 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 52 (2.75%) Umbraco
7 47 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
8 41 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 31 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 27 (1.43%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.22%) EPiServer
11 23 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 20 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.95%) Confluence
14 16 (0.85%) Apache
14 16 (0.85%) Commerce Server
15 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.69%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
18 11 (0.58%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 215 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.59%) MS Office
3 12 (0.63%) MS Project
4 7 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.32%) HipChat
6 5 (0.26%) GIMP
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.11%) Mingle
9 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.37%) Shopify
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 394 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 254 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (5.61%) SaaS
4 49 (2.59%) GitHub
5 32 (1.69%) Office 365
6 26 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.11%) Google Play
8 13 (0.69%) PaaS
9 7 (0.37%) Asana
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.21%) Datadog
12 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.16%) IaaS
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.11%) Trello
14 1 (0.053%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.17%) HTTP
2 12 (0.63%) Internet
2 12 (0.63%) Intranet
3 9 (0.48%) Extranet
4 6 (0.32%) DNS
5 5 (0.26%) AMQP
5 5 (0.26%) SMS
5 5 (0.26%) SSL
6 4 (0.21%) Broadband
6 4 (0.21%) LDAP
7 3 (0.16%) FTP
7 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.11%) SMTP
9 1 (0.053%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (41.62%) SQL Server
2 213 (11.26%) NoSQL
3 164 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 116 (6.13%) MySQL
5 111 (5.87%) Relational Database
6 79 (4.18%) Big Data
7 78 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 70 (3.70%) Redis
9 64 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 50 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 50 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (2.22%) Couchbase
12 41 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (1.85%) CouchDB
13 35 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (1.48%) Event Store
16 27 (1.43%) RavenDB
17 24 (1.27%) Neo4j
18 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 394 (20.84%) Git (software)
2 341 (18.03%) TeamCity
3 268 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 197 (10.42%) Visual Studio
5 146 (7.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 142 (7.51%) NUnit
7 140 (7.40%) Subversion
8 134 (7.09%) Jasmine
9 124 (6.56%) Jenkins
10 96 (5.08%) SpecFlow
11 88 (4.65%) MSBuild
12 86 (4.55%) Selenium
13 68 (3.60%) JIRA
14 57 (3.01%) Cucumber
15 56 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 53 (2.80%) gulp
17 52 (2.75%) Mocha
17 52 (2.75%) MSTest
18 50 (2.64%) Hudson
19 46 (2.43%) Moq
General
1 430 (22.74%) Finance
2 149 (7.88%) Banking
3 65 (3.44%) Retail
4 58 (3.07%) Advertising
5 56 (2.96%) Games
6 52 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.64%) Marketing
8 28 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.11%) Military
11 19 (1.00%) Legal
12 13 (0.69%) Electronics
13 12 (0.63%) Back Office
14 11 (0.58%) Billing
14 11 (0.58%) Law
15 10 (0.53%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.32%) Front Office
17 6 (0.32%) Publishing
18 5 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1575 (83.29%) Developer
2 805 (42.57%) .NET Developer
3 709 (37.49%) C# Developer
4 489 (25.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 393 (20.78%) Senior Developer
6 234 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 227 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 209 (11.05%) Senior .NET Developer
9 200 (10.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 181 (9.57%) Software Developer
11 145 (7.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 142 (7.51%) Agile Developer
13 130 (6.87%) Senior C# Developer
14 128 (6.77%) Angular Developer
15 124 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
16 117 (6.19%) .NET Software Developer
17 114 (6.03%) Web Developer
18 113 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
19 111 (5.87%) Software Engineer
20 94 (4.97%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1441 (76.20%) .NET
2 923 (48.81%) ASP.NET
3 837 (44.26%) HTML
4 734 (38.82%) CSS
5 662 (35.01%) AngularJS
6 645 (34.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 624 (33.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 477 (25.22%) .NET Framework
9 422 (22.32%) HTML5
10 416 (22.00%) jQuery
11 352 (18.61%) WCF
12 350 (18.51%) Entity Framework
13 331 (17.50%) REST
14 304 (16.08%) Web Services
15 296 (15.65%) RESTful
16 235 (12.43%) CSS3
17 225 (11.90%) Node.js
18 218 (11.53%) KnockoutJS
19 211 (11.16%) XML
20 196 (10.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 179 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 174 (9.20%) User Experience
3 119 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (5.24%) Fintech
4 99 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 74 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (3.17%) N-Tier
7 52 (2.75%) Blog
8 41 (2.17%) Online Banking
9 37 (1.96%) Social Media
10 36 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 33 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 28 (1.48%) Hedge funds
14 24 (1.27%) PMI
14 24 (1.27%) W3C
15 18 (0.95%) Clustering
16 15 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.79%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 164 (8.67%) Windows
2 82 (4.34%) Linux
3 76 (4.02%) Android
4 70 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 35 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.37%) Unix
9 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1417 (74.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1206 (63.78%) TDD
3 1023 (54.10%) MVC
4 629 (33.26%) Scrum
5 540 (28.56%) Continuous Integration
6 453 (23.96%) BDD
7 409 (21.63%) OO
8 346 (18.30%) Software Engineering
9 338 (17.87%) DevOps
10 320 (16.92%) Web Development
11 303 (16.02%) OOP
12 285 (15.07%) SOA
13 255 (13.48%) Unit Testing
14 239 (12.64%) Microservices
15 228 (12.06%) Domain-Driven Design
16 189 (9.99%) E-Commerce
17 179 (9.47%) SDLC
18 167 (8.83%) Mentoring
19 163 (8.62%) Kanban
20 160 (8.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1476 (78.05%) C#
2 1045 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 691 (36.54%) SQL
4 231 (12.22%) T-SQL
5 227 (12.00%) Java
6 145 (7.67%) VB.NET
7 119 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 104 (5.50%) Python
9 101 (5.34%) PHP
10 79 (4.18%) TypeScript
11 61 (3.23%) C++
12 35 (1.85%) Scala
13 30 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 26 (1.37%) Apple Swift
15 23 (1.22%) Ruby
16 21 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.00%) PHP 5
18 16 (0.85%) VBA
19 15 (0.79%) ES6
20 14 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 228 (12.06%) Degree
2 24 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 16 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.16%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.053%) GISP
5 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.053%) MCSD
5 1 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.053%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.053%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.29%) QA
2 19 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.16%) SDET
4 2 (0.11%) WCAG
5 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
System Software
1 113 (5.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 82 (4.34%) Puppet
2 68 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.96%) Ansible
4 17 (0.90%) Control-M
5 9 (0.48%) Nagios
6 8 (0.42%) Kibana
6 8 (0.42%) logstash
7 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.21%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.11%) Grafana
10 2 (0.11%) StatsD
10 2 (0.11%) Terraform
11 1 (0.053%) cPanel
11 1 (0.053%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.053%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 546 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 113 (5.98%) Xamarin
3 71 (3.75%) Oracle
4 68 (3.60%) Sitecore
5 59 (3.12%) IBM
6 40 (2.12%) Google
7 32 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.32%) Zend
9 14 (0.74%) Twitter
10 12 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 12 (0.63%) Solace
11 10 (0.53%) Apple
11 10 (0.53%) New Relic
12 9 (0.48%) SAP
13 8 (0.42%) Embarcadero
13 8 (0.42%) Facebook
14 7 (0.37%) FXall
14 7 (0.37%) Reuters
14 7 (0.37%) Telerik
15 6 (0.32%) Adobe
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55K+Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
JM
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oakstone Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago