Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 275 285
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +141
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1,703 2,120 2,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.34% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,442 1,881 1,901
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 132,132 158,018 157,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.01% 91.96% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 103,594 127,211 128,598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
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 16 June 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 16 June 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 -9 1,618 £55,000 +6.80% 66
UK excluding London +9 1,004 £47,500 +1.06% 46
London -18 665 £67,500 +8.00% 21
South East +3 432 £51,000 +2.00% 8
North of England -82 188 £47,500 +5.56% 9
East of England +89 130 £50,000 -4.76% 15
North West -45 119 £47,500 - 5
South West -24 115 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Midlands +41 86 £47,500 +14.46% 6
West Midlands +47 60 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire -26 55 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland +25 32 £45,000 +7.14%
East Midlands +15 26 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wales +38 19 £46,250 +15.63% 1
North East -3 14 £48,000 -4.00% 2
Northern Ireland -30 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 1,205 (70.76%) C#
2 1,173 (68.88%) .NET
3 1,151 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
4 934 (54.84%) TDD
5 692 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 686 (40.28%) MVC
7 602 (35.35%) SQL Server
8 593 (34.82%) SQL
9 553 (32.47%) ASP.NET
10 538 (31.59%) OO
11 520 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 490 (28.77%) HTML
13 482 (28.30%) Scrum
14 470 (27.60%) CSS
15 446 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 401 (23.55%) AngularJS
17 400 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
18 392 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
19 376 (22.08%) Git (software)
20 346 (20.32%) .NET Framework
21 338 (19.85%) BDD
22 334 (19.61%) Microsoft
23 332 (19.50%) DevOps
24 328 (19.26%) Java
25 322 (18.91%) Microservices
26 305 (17.91%) .NET Core
27 304 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
28 301 (17.67%) Software Engineering
29 293 (17.20%) REST
30 285 (16.74%) React

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 73 (4.29%) IIS
2 61 (3.58%) Confluence
3 42 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
4 40 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 35 (2.06%) CMS
6 32 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (0.94%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.65%) Apache
10 10 (0.59%) Drupal
10 10 (0.59%) Kentico
11 8 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.47%) WordPress
12 6 (0.35%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.35%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.23%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.23%) nginx
13 4 (0.23%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.29%) HipChat
3 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.059%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 39 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.70%) R3 Corda
3 9 (0.53%) nopCommerce
4 8 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) Magento
6 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.059%) Endur
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 520 (30.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 392 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (5.87%) Serverless
4 97 (5.70%) SaaS
5 71 (4.17%) GitHub
6 59 (3.46%) PaaS
7 48 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
8 38 (2.23%) IaaS
9 30 (1.76%) Azure Functions
10 25 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (1.17%) Amazon S3
15 18 (1.06%) npm
16 15 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (0.76%) NuGet
18 12 (0.70%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.88%) HTTP
2 15 (0.88%) Broadband
3 12 (0.70%) Internet
4 8 (0.47%) Network Security
5 7 (0.41%) 5G
6 6 (0.35%) AMQP
6 6 (0.35%) SMS
7 4 (0.23%) SSL
8 3 (0.18%) SSH
9 2 (0.12%) Plixer Scrutinizer
9 2 (0.12%) Skype
9 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.059%) LTE
10 1 (0.059%) MQTT
10 1 (0.059%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.059%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 195 (11.45%) NoSQL
3 124 (7.28%) MySQL
4 117 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 93 (5.46%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 45 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 36 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 35 (2.06%) Big Data
11 34 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (1.82%) Redis
13 28 (1.64%) Blockchain
14 24 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 20 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (1.12%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 376 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 173 (10.16%) Visual Studio
3 165 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 162 (9.51%) Jenkins
5 117 (6.87%) TeamCity
6 116 (6.81%) JIRA
7 83 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 81 (4.76%) Selenium
9 77 (4.52%) NUnit
10 52 (3.05%) Bitbucket
11 51 (2.99%) Jasmine
11 51 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 49 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 43 (2.52%) Maven
14 41 (2.41%) Moq
15 40 (2.35%) Subversion
16 36 (2.11%) webpack
17 32 (1.88%) Gradle
17 32 (1.88%) Mocha
17 32 (1.88%) ReSharper
General
1 248 (14.56%) Finance
2 73 (4.29%) Games
3 53 (3.11%) Banking
4 39 (2.29%) Retail
5 35 (2.06%) Advertising
5 35 (2.06%) Marketing
6 17 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.65%) Law
8 9 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.47%) Electronics
10 7 (0.41%) Automotive
10 7 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.29%) Back Office
12 5 (0.29%) Military
13 4 (0.23%) Front Office
13 4 (0.23%) Legal
14 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,250 (73.40%) Developer
2 572 (33.59%) .NET Developer
3 410 (24.08%) C# Developer
4 320 (18.79%) Senior Developer
5 296 (17.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 170 (9.98%) Software Developer
7 143 (8.40%) Senior .NET Developer
8 142 (8.34%) Java Developer
9 122 (7.16%) Software Engineer
10 119 (6.99%) Lead Developer
11 98 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 94 (5.52%) ASP.NET Developer
13 92 (5.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 82 (4.82%) Architect
15 72 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
16 65 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 63 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
17 63 (3.70%) SQL Developer
18 61 (3.58%) .NET Software Developer
18 61 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,173 (68.88%) .NET
2 553 (32.47%) ASP.NET
3 490 (28.77%) HTML
4 470 (27.60%) CSS
5 446 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 401 (23.55%) AngularJS
7 346 (20.32%) .NET Framework
8 305 (17.91%) .NET Core
9 304 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 293 (17.20%) REST
11 285 (16.74%) React
12 279 (16.38%) Web Services
13 273 (16.03%) RESTful
14 267 (15.68%) Entity Framework
15 241 (14.15%) WCF
16 205 (12.04%) jQuery
17 196 (11.51%) HTML5
18 159 (9.34%) Spring
19 138 (8.10%) Node.js
19 138 (8.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.98%) User Experience
2 156 (9.16%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 52 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 51 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 48 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 46 (2.70%) Derivative
9 46 (2.70%) Hedge funds
10 45 (2.64%) Fixed Income
11 44 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
12 37 (2.17%) N-Tier
13 30 (1.76%) Online Gambling
14 15 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.76%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.70%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.70%) Social Media
16 12 (0.70%) Wiki
16 12 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 91 (5.34%) Windows
2 85 (4.99%) Linux
3 57 (3.35%) Android
3 57 (3.35%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.23%) CentOS
5 4 (0.23%) Debian
5 4 (0.23%) Fedora
5 4 (0.23%) SUSE
5 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.23%) Unix
6 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,151 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 934 (54.84%) TDD
3 686 (40.28%) MVC
4 538 (31.59%) OO
5 482 (28.30%) Scrum
6 400 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
7 338 (19.85%) BDD
8 332 (19.50%) DevOps
9 322 (18.91%) Microservices
10 301 (17.67%) Software Engineering
11 248 (14.56%) OOP
12 237 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
13 231 (13.56%) SOA
14 215 (12.62%) Unit Testing
15 209 (12.27%) Test Automation
16 202 (11.86%) Computer Science
16 202 (11.86%) Mentoring
17 184 (10.80%) SDLC
18 180 (10.57%) OOD
19 162 (9.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,205 (70.76%) C#
2 692 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 593 (34.82%) SQL
4 328 (19.26%) Java
5 163 (9.57%) T-SQL
6 154 (9.04%) TypeScript
7 97 (5.70%) PHP
8 90 (5.28%) Python
9 75 (4.40%) Java 8
10 59 (3.46%) VB.NET
11 57 (3.35%) ES6
12 49 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 46 (2.70%) C++
14 44 (2.58%) Objective-C
15 40 (2.35%) Apple Swift
16 37 (2.17%) VB
17 29 (1.70%) Go
18 27 (1.59%) C
19 25 (1.47%) Kotlin
20 15 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 208 (12.21%) Degree
2 88 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.29%) DBS Check
4 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.23%) CISSP
5 4 (0.23%) MCSE
6 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.059%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) PhD
8 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.58%) QA
2 7 (0.41%) GDPR
3 4 (0.23%) MiFID
4 3 (0.18%) WCAG
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.059%) HL7
6 1 (0.059%) SLA
System Software
1 188 (11.04%) Docker
2 5 (0.29%) Varnish
3 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.059%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.059%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 117 (6.87%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.17%) Terraform
3 30 (1.76%) Ansible
4 26 (1.53%) Rancher
5 25 (1.47%) Grafana
5 25 (1.47%) Prometheus
6 18 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.88%) Kibana
8 12 (0.70%) Puppet
9 5 (0.29%) logstash
10 1 (0.059%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.059%) Istio
Vendors
1 334 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 44 (2.58%) DevExpress
3 42 (2.47%) Google
4 38 (2.23%) Oracle
5 29 (1.70%) Xamarin
6 28 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 27 (1.59%) Nintex
8 23 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 22 (1.29%) Zend
10 9 (0.53%) SAP
11 8 (0.47%) Apple
12 7 (0.41%) Sencha
13 5 (0.29%) Borland
13 5 (0.29%) Guidewire
13 5 (0.29%) New Relic
13 5 (0.29%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.29%) Software AG
13 5 (0.29%) webMethods
14 4 (0.23%) Cloudera