Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 266 298
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 +70
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1,601 2,115 2,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.29% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.41% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,364 1,847 1,951
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.95%

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 126,225 150,194 166,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.06% 91.82% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99,734 119,570 131,835
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -13 1,484 £55,000 +4.76% 322
UK excluding London +14 955 £50,000 +5.26% 221
London -29 610 £72,500 +11.54% 119
South East -46 354 £52,000 +6.12% 61
North of England +25 211 £47,500 +5.56% 63
North West +43 158 £50,000 +13.64% 36
East of England +56 112 £52,500 -4.55% 26
Midlands +35 106 £46,000 +9.52% 29
South West +4 91 £43,000 -4.44% 24
West Midlands +39 60 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Yorkshire -25 49 £37,500 -14.29% 20
East Midlands -10 46 £55,000 +26.44% 12
Scotland +38 44 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Wales +36 34 £50,000 +5.26% 6
North East +12 4 £48,750 -2.50% 7
Northern Ireland -8 4 £56,250 +73.08% 2

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,127 (70.39%) C#
2 1,117 (69.77%) .NET
3 1,103 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
4 828 (51.72%) TDD
5 710 (44.35%) JavaScript
6 603 (37.66%) MVC
7 540 (33.73%) SQL
8 527 (32.92%) Azure
9 503 (31.42%) Scrum
10 499 (31.17%) HTML
11 491 (30.67%) SQL Server
12 486 (30.36%) CSS
13 479 (29.92%) ASP.NET
14 453 (28.29%) OO
15 438 (27.36%) BDD
16 421 (26.30%) Continuous Integration
17 403 (25.17%) AngularJS
18 372 (23.24%) .NET Framework
19 343 (21.42%) .NET Core
20 340 (21.24%) AWS
21 335 (20.92%) Microsoft
22 328 (20.49%) Git (software)
23 326 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
24 325 (20.30%) DevOps
25 320 (19.99%) Software Engineering
26 302 (18.86%) Microservices
27 299 (18.68%) OOP
28 292 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
29 283 (17.68%) Unit Testing
29 283 (17.68%) 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 57 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (3.50%) IIS
3 52 (3.25%) Confluence
4 43 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (1.75%) CMS
6 16 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 14 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.31%) Drupal
8 5 (0.31%) Ethereum
8 5 (0.31%) Hyperledger
8 5 (0.31%) WordPress
9 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.19%) Apache
10 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.19%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.12%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.062%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 32 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.31%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.062%) Magento
5 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 527 (32.92%) Azure
2 340 (21.24%) AWS
3 105 (6.56%) SaaS
4 104 (6.50%) Serverless
5 61 (3.81%) PaaS
6 39 (2.44%) GitHub
7 35 (2.19%) Azure Functions
7 35 (2.19%) GCP
8 29 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (1.62%) IaaS
11 17 (1.06%) Firebase
12 16 (1.00%) CloudBees
13 10 (0.62%) Fastly
14 9 (0.56%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.50%) Google Play
15 8 (0.50%) NuGet
16 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.56%) HTTP
2 11 (0.69%) Internet
3 9 (0.56%) Wireless
4 7 (0.44%) Network Security
5 6 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.31%) DNS
6 5 (0.31%) Firewall
7 4 (0.25%) Skype
8 3 (0.19%) SMS
9 2 (0.12%) 5G
9 2 (0.12%) RIP
9 2 (0.12%) SSL
10 1 (0.062%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.062%) VPN
10 1 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 82 (5.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 74 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 66 (4.12%) MySQL
6 48 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.25%) Cosmos DB
7 36 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (1.94%) Redis
9 29 (1.81%) Big Data
10 25 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 328 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 108 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 105 (6.56%) JIRA
4 104 (6.50%) Visual Studio
5 87 (5.43%) Selenium
6 81 (5.06%) TeamCity
7 77 (4.81%) Jenkins
8 59 (3.69%) Jasmine
9 56 (3.50%) NUnit
10 54 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
11 52 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 48 (3.00%) Karma Test Runner
13 46 (2.87%) Bitbucket
14 36 (2.25%) Mocha
15 35 (2.19%) Protractor
16 34 (2.12%) webpack
17 32 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 31 (1.94%) Sinon.JS
19 25 (1.56%) ReSharper
19 25 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 158 (9.87%) Finance
2 74 (4.62%) Retail
3 69 (4.31%) Games
4 61 (3.81%) Banking
5 45 (2.81%) Marketing
6 29 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 14 (0.87%) Advertising
7 14 (0.87%) Automotive
8 11 (0.69%) Back Office
9 10 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.56%) Law
10 9 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.50%) Front Office
12 6 (0.37%) Legal
13 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.31%) Electronics
13 5 (0.31%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.19%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.062%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,179 (73.64%) Developer
2 455 (28.42%) .NET Developer
3 411 (25.67%) C# Developer
4 255 (15.93%) Senior Developer
5 231 (14.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 184 (11.49%) Software Developer
7 148 (9.24%) Software Engineer
8 106 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 96 (6.00%) Lead Developer
10 92 (5.75%) PHP Developer
11 88 (5.50%) Java Developer
12 87 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 73 (4.56%) Senior C# Developer
14 72 (4.50%) Architect
15 66 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
16 64 (4.00%) Team Leader
17 63 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 60 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 58 (3.62%) Web Developer
20 56 (3.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,117 (69.77%) .NET
2 499 (31.17%) HTML
3 486 (30.36%) CSS
4 479 (29.92%) ASP.NET
5 403 (25.17%) AngularJS
6 372 (23.24%) .NET Framework
7 343 (21.42%) .NET Core
8 326 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 292 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 283 (17.68%) REST
11 267 (16.68%) RESTful
12 261 (16.30%) Web Services
13 255 (15.93%) React
14 245 (15.30%) Entity Framework
15 199 (12.43%) HTML5
16 181 (11.31%) jQuery
17 152 (9.49%) Node.js
17 152 (9.49%) WCF
18 120 (7.50%) XML
19 108 (6.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.06%) Greenfield Project
2 134 (8.37%) User Experience
3 97 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 93 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 52 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (3.25%) N-Tier
7 50 (3.12%) Online Gambling
8 48 (3.00%) Algorithms
8 48 (3.00%) Data Structures
9 24 (1.50%) Cloud Native
10 18 (1.12%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.00%) PlayStation
12 12 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 12 (0.75%) Hedge funds
12 12 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
13 10 (0.62%) Derivative
13 10 (0.62%) Xbox
14 9 (0.56%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 135 (8.43%) Windows
2 111 (6.93%) Linux
3 54 (3.37%) Android
4 38 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.19%) Unix
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,103 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 828 (51.72%) TDD
3 603 (37.66%) MVC
4 503 (31.42%) Scrum
5 453 (28.29%) OO
6 438 (27.36%) BDD
7 421 (26.30%) Continuous Integration
8 325 (20.30%) DevOps
9 320 (19.99%) Software Engineering
10 302 (18.86%) Microservices
11 299 (18.68%) OOP
12 283 (17.68%) Unit Testing
13 245 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
14 188 (11.74%) SOA
15 181 (11.31%) Test Automation
16 175 (10.93%) Mentoring
17 171 (10.68%) Web Development
18 160 (9.99%) Computer Science
19 159 (9.93%) Fintech
20 152 (9.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,127 (70.39%) C#
2 710 (44.35%) JavaScript
3 540 (33.73%) SQL
4 192 (11.99%) Java
5 187 (11.68%) T-SQL
6 169 (10.56%) TypeScript
7 132 (8.24%) PHP
8 96 (6.00%) Python
9 61 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 51 (3.19%) ES6
11 47 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 46 (2.87%) Java 8
13 36 (2.25%) C++
14 33 (2.06%) Kotlin
15 23 (1.44%) Apple Swift
16 22 (1.37%) Go
17 19 (1.19%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.06%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.00%) F#
20 15 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 171 (10.68%) Degree
2 94 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.75%) MCP
4 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.12%) CISSP
6 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.12%) MCSE
6 2 (0.12%) OCP
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.062%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.062%) MCSD
7 1 (0.062%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.062%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.062%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.062%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.87%) QA
2 14 (0.87%) GDPR
3 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.25%) WCAG
4 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.19%) PMO
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.062%) HL7
System Software
1 211 (13.18%) Docker
2 10 (0.62%) Varnish
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.062%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.062%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.062%) zsh
Systems Management
1 67 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.50%) Terraform
3 20 (1.25%) Puppet
3 20 (1.25%) Rancher
4 13 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.62%) Ansible
6 7 (0.44%) Kibana
7 4 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.25%) Grafana
7 4 (0.25%) logstash
7 4 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.19%) Consul
9 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.12%) Istio
Vendors
1 335 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (2.50%) Xamarin
3 37 (2.31%) Google
4 31 (1.94%) Oracle
5 29 (1.81%) Atlassian
6 13 (0.81%) DevExpress
7 12 (0.75%) Borland
8 11 (0.69%) Apple
8 11 (0.69%) Nintex
9 10 (0.62%) WorldPay
10 8 (0.50%) Zend
11 7 (0.44%) Databricks
11 7 (0.44%) Facebook
11 7 (0.44%) SAP
12 5 (0.31%) FIS
12 5 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.31%) Tableau
12 5 (0.31%) VMware
13 4 (0.25%) LogicMonitor
13 4 (0.25%) New Relic