Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 365 441
Rank change year-on-year +78 +76 +74
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 2121 1593 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.95% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 1427 1315
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +75 2032 £52,500 +10.53% 143
UK excluding London +76 1091 £47,500 +7.95% 95
London +74 987 £60,000 - 55
South East +96 429 £50,000 +17.65% 21
North of England +55 247 £42,500 -5.56% 32
North West +63 172 £45,000 - 15
East of England -15 128 £52,500 - 19
South West +100 125 £47,000 +10.59% 8
Midlands -63 117 £40,000 - 8
West Midlands -35 79 £40,000 - 5
Yorkshire -16 54 £42,500 -5.56% 15
East Midlands -20 38 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Scotland -1 26 £47,500 - 5
North East +9 21 £32,500 -29.73% 2
Wales +24 15 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £50,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1636 (77.13%) C#
2 1595 (75.20%) .NET
3 1587 (74.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1125 (53.04%) MVC
5 1117 (52.66%) TDD
6 1058 (49.88%) JavaScript
7 980 (46.20%) ASP.NET
8 843 (39.75%) HTML
9 832 (39.23%) SQL
10 806 (38.00%) CSS
11 781 (36.82%) SQL Server
12 733 (34.56%) AngularJS
13 700 (33.00%) Scrum
14 680 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 603 (28.43%) OO
16 582 (27.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 579 (27.30%) Continuous Integration
18 552 (26.03%) Microsoft
19 518 (24.42%) Microservices
20 508 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
21 491 (23.15%) Software Engineering
22 489 (23.06%) BDD
23 478 (22.54%) .NET Framework
24 460 (21.69%) Git (software)
25 437 (20.60%) Finance
26 397 (18.72%) RESTful
27 383 (18.06%) HTML5
28 379 (17.87%) React
29 374 (17.63%) DevOps
30 373 (17.59%) Entity Framework

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
1 107 (5.04%) NServiceBus
2 66 (3.11%) CMS
3 64 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (2.64%) IIS
5 45 (2.12%) Umbraco
6 44 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 31 (1.46%) Sitefinity
8 29 (1.37%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (0.90%) Apache
11 15 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.61%) Confluence
13 12 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (0.42%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.24%) Kentico
17 5 (0.24%) nginx
17 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.094%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
3 4 (0.19%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.094%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 508 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 294 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (6.55%) SaaS
4 44 (2.07%) PaaS
5 35 (1.65%) GitHub
6 31 (1.46%) npm
7 28 (1.32%) Serverless
8 25 (1.18%) IaaS
9 24 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (0.75%) Office 365
12 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.33%) Google Play
14 6 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
14 6 (0.28%) Datadog
15 5 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.49%) HTTP
2 31 (1.46%) Internet
3 15 (0.71%) SSL
4 12 (0.57%) Broadband
5 7 (0.33%) Intranet
6 6 (0.28%) AMQP
6 6 (0.28%) Wireless
7 5 (0.24%) ATM
7 5 (0.24%) Extranet
8 3 (0.14%) SMS
9 2 (0.094%) DNS
9 2 (0.094%) PPP
10 1 (0.047%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.047%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 781 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 259 (12.21%) NoSQL
3 201 (9.48%) MongoDB
4 131 (6.18%) MySQL
5 102 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 90 (4.24%) Redis
7 83 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 57 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.74%) Couchbase
14 33 (1.56%) DocumentDB
15 28 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (1.23%) SSDT
17 25 (1.18%) Big Data
18 23 (1.08%) CouchDB
19 19 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 460 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 323 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 260 (12.26%) TeamCity
4 249 (11.74%) Visual Studio
5 217 (10.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 188 (8.86%) NUnit
7 145 (6.84%) MSBuild
8 108 (5.09%) Jenkins
9 92 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 86 (4.05%) JIRA
10 86 (4.05%) Subversion
11 82 (3.87%) Moq
12 75 (3.54%) Selenium
13 59 (2.78%) Hudson
13 59 (2.78%) Jasmine
14 56 (2.64%) SpecFlow
15 49 (2.31%) Mocha
16 36 (1.70%) Maven
17 33 (1.56%) Gradle
17 33 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 437 (20.60%) Finance
2 173 (8.16%) Banking
3 122 (5.75%) Retail
4 88 (4.15%) Marketing
5 78 (3.68%) Games
6 68 (3.21%) Electronics
7 60 (2.83%) Advertising
8 58 (2.73%) Financial Institution
9 57 (2.69%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.50%) Manufacturing
11 40 (1.89%) Back Office
12 29 (1.37%) Law
13 16 (0.75%) Military
14 14 (0.66%) Publishing
15 12 (0.57%) Legal
16 7 (0.33%) Automotive
17 6 (0.28%) Billing
17 6 (0.28%) Front Office
18 5 (0.24%) Investment Banking
19 2 (0.094%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1769 (83.40%) Developer
2 976 (46.02%) .NET Developer
3 768 (36.21%) C# Developer
4 575 (27.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 542 (25.55%) Senior Developer
6 315 (14.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 284 (13.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 281 (13.25%) Software Developer
9 258 (12.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 180 (8.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 179 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 178 (8.39%) Software Engineer
13 172 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
14 145 (6.84%) Agile Developer
15 134 (6.32%) .NET Software Developer
16 127 (5.99%) Agile .NET Developer
17 126 (5.94%) C# Software Developer
18 114 (5.37%) Lead Developer
19 111 (5.23%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 106 (5.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1595 (75.20%) .NET
2 980 (46.20%) ASP.NET
3 843 (39.75%) HTML
4 806 (38.00%) CSS
5 733 (34.56%) AngularJS
6 680 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 582 (27.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 478 (22.54%) .NET Framework
9 397 (18.72%) RESTful
10 383 (18.06%) HTML5
11 379 (17.87%) React
12 373 (17.59%) Entity Framework
12 373 (17.59%) Web Services
13 365 (17.21%) WCF
14 310 (14.62%) jQuery
15 289 (13.63%) REST
16 240 (11.32%) Node.js
17 237 (11.17%) CSS3
18 211 (9.95%) KnockoutJS
19 205 (9.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 308 (14.52%) Greenfield Project
2 197 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 180 (8.49%) User Experience
4 140 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 111 (5.23%) Fintech
6 109 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
7 91 (4.29%) Online Banking
8 38 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.51%) Social Media
10 30 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 29 (1.37%) N-Tier
12 28 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.75%) iPad
16 16 (0.75%) Wiki
17 13 (0.61%) Social Network
18 12 (0.57%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 174 (8.20%) Windows
2 144 (6.79%) Android
3 119 (5.61%) Linux
4 118 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.38%) Unix
5 8 (0.38%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.24%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.094%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.047%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1587 (74.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1125 (53.04%) MVC
3 1117 (52.66%) TDD
4 700 (33.00%) Scrum
5 603 (28.43%) OO
6 579 (27.30%) Continuous Integration
7 518 (24.42%) Microservices
8 491 (23.15%) Software Engineering
9 489 (23.06%) BDD
10 374 (17.63%) DevOps
11 293 (13.81%) SOA
12 277 (13.06%) OOP
13 275 (12.97%) Test Automation
14 256 (12.07%) Web Development
15 247 (11.65%) Unit Testing
16 232 (10.94%) Domain-Driven Design
17 222 (10.47%) Mentoring
18 221 (10.42%) Kanban
19 216 (10.18%) SDLC
20 190 (8.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1636 (77.13%) C#
2 1058 (49.88%) JavaScript
3 832 (39.23%) SQL
4 281 (13.25%) Java
5 191 (9.01%) T-SQL
6 172 (8.11%) TypeScript
7 142 (6.69%) PowerShell
8 128 (6.03%) Python
9 125 (5.89%) VB.NET
10 103 (4.86%) Ruby
11 96 (4.53%) PHP
12 65 (3.06%) C++
13 41 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 37 (1.74%) Apple Swift
14 37 (1.74%) C
14 37 (1.74%) Scala
15 30 (1.41%) Go
16 29 (1.37%) VB
17 19 (0.90%) F#
17 19 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 254 (11.98%) Degree
2 64 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (2.07%) MCP
4 44 (2.07%) MCPD
5 16 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.19%) PhD
7 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.094%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.047%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.047%) MBA
9 1 (0.047%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (7.73%) QA
2 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.28%) GCP
4 5 (0.24%) MiFID
5 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.094%) SLA
8 1 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 117 (5.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.14%) Varnish
3 1 (0.047%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 83 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (3.25%) Ansible
3 64 (3.02%) Puppet
4 10 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.28%) HAProxy
5 6 (0.28%) Terraform
6 3 (0.14%) Control-M
6 3 (0.14%) Kibana
6 3 (0.14%) logstash
6 3 (0.14%) Nagios
6 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.094%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.094%) Consul
8 1 (0.047%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.047%) Grafana
8 1 (0.047%) Mesos
8 1 (0.047%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.047%) StatsD
8 1 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 552 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.47%) Xamarin
3 77 (3.63%) Oracle
4 60 (2.83%) Google
5 47 (2.22%) SAP
6 29 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 26 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 20 (0.94%) New Relic
8 20 (0.94%) Zend
9 17 (0.80%) Splunk
10 13 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.47%) IBM
12 9 (0.42%) Cadence
12 9 (0.42%) Twitter
13 6 (0.28%) Apple
13 6 (0.28%) Facebook
13 6 (0.28%) Solace
14 5 (0.24%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.24%) Capita
15 4 (0.19%) Adobe