Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 379 432
Rank change year-on-year +100 +53 +132
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 2107 1542 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.90% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1378 1318
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +103 2028 £53,000 +6.00% 185
UK excluding London +108 1105 £47,500 +5.56% 106
London +73 962 £62,500 +4.17% 83
South East +157 419 £50,000 +12.36% 27
North of England +54 259 £42,500 -5.56% 29
North West +66 183 £45,000 +1.69% 17
East of England +17 141 £52,500 - 26
Midlands -3 132 £40,000 - 13
South West +97 115 £47,000 +21.29% 7
West Midlands +26 92 £40,000 - 5
Yorkshire +4 57 £41,250 -8.33% 9
East Midlands -5 40 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Scotland +6 22 £47,500 -6.40% 2
North East +26 19 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wales +27 13 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £50,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1650 (78.31%) C#
2 1591 (75.51%) .NET
3 1552 (73.66%) Agile Software Development
4 1170 (55.53%) TDD
5 1145 (54.34%) MVC
6 1090 (51.73%) JavaScript
7 982 (46.61%) ASP.NET
8 887 (42.10%) HTML
9 845 (40.10%) CSS
10 841 (39.91%) SQL
11 822 (39.01%) SQL Server
12 744 (35.31%) AngularJS
13 696 (33.03%) Scrum
14 694 (32.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 612 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 611 (29.00%) OO
17 593 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
18 582 (27.62%) Microsoft
19 516 (24.49%) BDD
20 498 (23.64%) .NET Framework
21 493 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
22 481 (22.83%) Microservices
23 471 (22.35%) Git (software)
24 468 (22.21%) Software Engineering
25 437 (20.74%) Finance
26 405 (19.22%) Entity Framework
27 395 (18.75%) HTML5
28 394 (18.70%) RESTful
29 387 (18.37%) DevOps
30 378 (17.94%) Web Services

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 92 (4.37%) NServiceBus
2 77 (3.65%) CMS
3 71 (3.37%) IIS
4 70 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (2.23%) Umbraco
6 38 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (1.09%) Sitefinity
10 19 (0.90%) Apache
11 15 (0.71%) Confluence
12 14 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.24%) nginx
18 5 (0.24%) Telligent Community
Applications
1 23 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.095%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.24%) Magento
4 4 (0.19%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.095%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.047%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 493 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 296 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
3 143 (6.79%) SaaS
4 47 (2.23%) PaaS
5 45 (2.14%) npm
6 40 (1.90%) GitHub
7 36 (1.71%) Serverless
8 21 (1.00%) IaaS
9 19 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
13 12 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.57%) Office 365
14 9 (0.43%) Yarn
15 7 (0.33%) Datadog
16 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.24%) Google Play
16 5 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.13%) HTTP
2 25 (1.19%) Internet
3 13 (0.62%) Broadband
3 13 (0.62%) Intranet
4 11 (0.52%) SSL
5 9 (0.43%) Wireless
6 6 (0.28%) Extranet
7 4 (0.19%) ATM
7 4 (0.19%) DNS
8 3 (0.14%) SMS
9 2 (0.095%) PPP
9 2 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.047%) AMQP
10 1 (0.047%) Skype
10 1 (0.047%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 822 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 261 (12.39%) NoSQL
3 214 (10.16%) MongoDB
4 131 (6.22%) MySQL
5 98 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 84 (3.99%) Redis
7 83 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 72 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 57 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 43 (2.04%) DocumentDB
13 38 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 37 (1.76%) Couchbase
15 34 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.47%) Big Data
17 29 (1.38%) SSDT
18 23 (1.09%) Hadoop
19 20 (0.95%) CouchDB
20 19 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 471 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 339 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 286 (13.57%) TeamCity
4 241 (11.44%) Visual Studio
5 209 (9.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 208 (9.87%) NUnit
7 148 (7.02%) MSBuild
8 112 (5.32%) Jenkins
9 106 (5.03%) JIRA
10 88 (4.18%) Subversion
11 81 (3.84%) Moq
12 80 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 75 (3.56%) Selenium
14 74 (3.51%) SpecFlow
15 63 (2.99%) Jasmine
16 48 (2.28%) Hudson
17 47 (2.23%) Maven
18 45 (2.14%) Mocha
19 35 (1.66%) Gradle
20 34 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 437 (20.74%) Finance
2 171 (8.12%) Banking
3 93 (4.41%) Retail
4 84 (3.99%) Marketing
5 68 (3.23%) Advertising
5 68 (3.23%) Electronics
6 65 (3.08%) Games
7 55 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 54 (2.56%) Financial Institution
9 51 (2.42%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.66%) Back Office
11 26 (1.23%) Law
12 20 (0.95%) Publishing
13 15 (0.71%) Front Office
14 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.66%) Military
15 12 (0.57%) Legal
16 9 (0.43%) Automotive
17 6 (0.28%) Billing
18 2 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1743 (82.72%) Developer
2 992 (47.08%) .NET Developer
3 786 (37.30%) C# Developer
4 591 (28.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 512 (24.30%) Senior Developer
6 310 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 284 (13.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 273 (12.96%) Software Developer
9 244 (11.58%) Senior .NET Developer
10 188 (8.92%) Software Engineer
11 185 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 183 (8.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 182 (8.64%) Senior C# Developer
14 150 (7.12%) .NET Software Developer
15 143 (6.79%) C# Software Developer
16 135 (6.41%) Agile Developer
17 128 (6.07%) Lead Developer
18 120 (5.70%) Agile .NET Developer
19 108 (5.13%) SQL Developer
20 104 (4.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1591 (75.51%) .NET
2 982 (46.61%) ASP.NET
3 887 (42.10%) HTML
4 845 (40.10%) CSS
5 744 (35.31%) AngularJS
6 694 (32.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 612 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 498 (23.64%) .NET Framework
9 405 (19.22%) Entity Framework
10 395 (18.75%) HTML5
11 394 (18.70%) RESTful
12 378 (17.94%) Web Services
13 360 (17.09%) React
14 356 (16.90%) WCF
15 340 (16.14%) jQuery
16 294 (13.95%) REST
17 253 (12.01%) Node.js
18 248 (11.77%) CSS3
19 233 (11.06%) WPF
20 216 (10.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 333 (15.80%) Greenfield Project
2 190 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 188 (8.92%) User Experience
4 131 (6.22%) Mobile App
5 112 (5.32%) Fintech
6 98 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 88 (4.18%) Online Banking
8 43 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (2.04%) N-Tier
9 40 (1.90%) Social Media
10 33 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.00%) iPad
11 21 (1.00%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.85%) Digital Media
13 17 (0.81%) Wiki
14 15 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.62%) Social Network
17 12 (0.57%) BBC
18 11 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 168 (7.97%) Windows
2 142 (6.74%) Android
3 120 (5.70%) Linux
4 113 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.38%) Windows Phone
5 8 (0.38%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.28%) Unix
7 2 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.095%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1552 (73.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1170 (55.53%) TDD
3 1145 (54.34%) MVC
4 696 (33.03%) Scrum
5 611 (29.00%) OO
6 593 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
7 516 (24.49%) BDD
8 481 (22.83%) Microservices
9 468 (22.21%) Software Engineering
10 387 (18.37%) DevOps
11 296 (14.05%) SOA
12 257 (12.20%) Test Automation
12 257 (12.20%) Web Development
13 249 (11.82%) OOP
14 248 (11.77%) Unit Testing
15 237 (11.25%) SDLC
16 234 (11.11%) Mentoring
17 232 (11.01%) Domain-Driven Design
18 223 (10.58%) Kanban
19 205 (9.73%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 1650 (78.31%) C#
2 1090 (51.73%) JavaScript
3 841 (39.91%) SQL
4 293 (13.91%) Java
5 214 (10.16%) T-SQL
6 187 (8.88%) TypeScript
7 140 (6.64%) PowerShell
7 140 (6.64%) Python
8 115 (5.46%) VB.NET
9 99 (4.70%) Ruby
10 90 (4.27%) PHP
11 76 (3.61%) C++
12 51 (2.42%) Objective-C
13 41 (1.95%) Apple Swift
14 37 (1.76%) C
15 35 (1.66%) Scala
16 28 (1.33%) Go
17 26 (1.23%) ES6
18 24 (1.14%) F#
19 22 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (11.82%) Degree
2 67 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.52%) MCP
4 32 (1.52%) MCPD
5 14 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.047%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.047%) MBA
9 1 (0.047%) MCSD
9 1 (0.047%) PhD
9 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.83%) QA
2 14 (0.66%) MiFID
3 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.19%) GCP
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 112 (5.32%) Docker
2 3 (0.14%) Varnish
3 2 (0.095%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.047%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (2.94%) Ansible
3 55 (2.61%) Puppet
4 14 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.28%) Kibana
6 6 (0.28%) Terraform
7 5 (0.24%) Control-M
7 5 (0.24%) logstash
8 3 (0.14%) Grafana
8 3 (0.14%) Nagios
8 3 (0.14%) StatsD
8 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.095%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.095%) Consul
9 2 (0.095%) Graphite
9 2 (0.095%) Salt
10 1 (0.047%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.047%) Mesos
Vendors
1 582 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 114 (5.41%) Xamarin
3 72 (3.42%) Google
4 65 (3.08%) Oracle
5 47 (2.23%) SAP
6 30 (1.42%) Atlassian
7 28 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 23 (1.09%) New Relic
9 18 (0.85%) IBM
10 17 (0.81%) Splunk
11 13 (0.62%) Zend
12 11 (0.52%) AppDynamics
12 11 (0.52%) Twitter
13 9 (0.43%) Adobe
13 9 (0.43%) FXall
13 9 (0.43%) Reuters
13 9 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.38%) Facebook
15 7 (0.33%) Cadence
15 7 (0.33%) Solace