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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 401 401
Rank change year-on-year +143 0  
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1129 737 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 650 742
Median salary £53,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +128 1103 £53,000 +0.95% 134
London +82 541 £62,500 +4.16% 71
South East +106 186 £47,500 +11.76% 25
North West +36 125 £43,000 -4.44% 13
East of England +18 78 £51,000 -14.28% 11
Manchester +10 74 £42,500 -5.55% 8
City of London +49 65 £62,500 +4.16% 13
Hampshire +48 58 £50,000 +17.64% 11
West Midlands +48 54 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Surrey +75 50 £53,000 +0.95% 9
South West +38 47 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Cheshire +7 42 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +25 32 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Bristol +7 32 £47,500 +35.71%
Yorkshire -3 29 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 28 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Hertfordshire +24 25 £57,500 -17.85% 4
Berkshire +40 23 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk +23 23 £43,000 -21.81% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 23 £45,000 +2.27%
Nottingham +11 23 £45,000 +2.27%
Staffordshire +33 21 £40,000 -5.88%
Reigate +23 21 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Milton Keynes -7 21 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Ellesmere Port - 20 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +22 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Portsmouth +7 17 £44,000 +25.71% 6
Hatfield - 16 £58,750 -
Stoke-on-Trent +29 15 £40,000 -5.88%
East Sussex +24 15 £35,250 +2.17% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1624 (78.19%) C#
2 1537 (74.00%) .NET
3 1503 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
4 1317 (63.41%) TDD
5 1141 (54.94%) MVC
6 1060 (51.04%) JavaScript
7 942 (45.35%) ASP.NET
8 905 (43.57%) SQL Server
9 883 (42.51%) HTML
10 796 (38.32%) CSS
11 788 (37.94%) SQL
12 753 (36.25%) AngularJS
13 664 (31.97%) Scrum
14 661 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 644 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 629 (30.28%) Microsoft
17 609 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
18 581 (27.97%) BDD
19 542 (26.10%) OO
20 488 (23.50%) .NET Framework
21 485 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
22 475 (22.87%) Finance
23 457 (22.00%) Git (software)
24 416 (20.03%) jQuery
25 409 (19.69%) HTML5
26 402 (19.35%) DevOps
27 392 (18.87%) Software Engineering
28 369 (17.77%) Entity Framework
29 354 (17.04%) WCF
30 347 (16.71%) RESTful

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
1 101 (4.86%) CMS
2 84 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (3.23%) IIS
4 52 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 49 (2.36%) NServiceBus
5 49 (2.36%) Umbraco
6 35 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 23 (1.11%) Confluence
9 23 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 19 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (0.82%) EPiServer
12 16 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.67%) Apache
14 12 (0.58%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.48%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.43%) HipChat
5 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 44 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.096%) Magento
3 2 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.096%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.048%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 485 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 325 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
3 132 (6.36%) SaaS
4 45 (2.17%) PaaS
5 42 (2.02%) GitHub
6 35 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.30%) Office 365
8 23 (1.11%) Google Play
9 20 (0.96%) Azure Machine Learning
10 17 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.43%) IaaS
12 7 (0.34%) Asana
13 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.14%) Datadog
14 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.41%) HTTP
2 21 (1.01%) Intranet
3 15 (0.72%) Internet
4 13 (0.63%) Extranet
5 10 (0.48%) DNS
6 7 (0.34%) SSL
6 7 (0.34%) Wireless
7 5 (0.24%) AMQP
7 5 (0.24%) SMS
8 4 (0.19%) Broadband
9 3 (0.14%) FTP
10 2 (0.096%) PPP
10 2 (0.096%) SMTP
10 2 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.048%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 905 (43.57%) SQL Server
2 242 (11.65%) NoSQL
3 220 (10.59%) MongoDB
4 128 (6.16%) MySQL
5 95 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 94 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 79 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (3.13%) Redis
9 64 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 51 (2.46%) DocumentDB
12 38 (1.83%) Big Data
13 33 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
15 27 (1.30%) Couchbase
16 24 (1.16%) Blockchain
16 24 (1.16%) CouchDB
17 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 457 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 322 (15.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 319 (15.36%) TeamCity
4 226 (10.88%) Visual Studio
5 205 (9.87%) NUnit
6 146 (7.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 136 (6.55%) Jenkins
8 114 (5.49%) Subversion
9 113 (5.44%) SpecFlow
10 111 (5.34%) JIRA
11 104 (5.01%) MSBuild
12 102 (4.91%) Jasmine
13 90 (4.33%) Selenium
14 57 (2.74%) Moq
15 55 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (2.46%) Maven
16 51 (2.46%) Mocha
17 47 (2.26%) gulp
18 43 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
19 39 (1.88%) webpack
General
1 475 (22.87%) Finance
2 175 (8.43%) Banking
3 80 (3.85%) Retail
4 77 (3.71%) Advertising
5 62 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.65%) Marketing
7 49 (2.36%) Electronics
8 45 (2.17%) Games
9 39 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.06%) Legal
13 19 (0.91%) Publishing
14 18 (0.87%) Back Office
15 13 (0.63%) Front Office
16 10 (0.48%) Billing
16 10 (0.48%) Law
17 9 (0.43%) Military
18 6 (0.29%) Automotive
19 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1700 (81.85%) Developer
2 887 (42.71%) .NET Developer
3 787 (37.89%) C# Developer
4 529 (25.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 469 (22.58%) Senior Developer
6 255 (12.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 228 (10.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 227 (10.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 224 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 210 (10.11%) Software Developer
11 187 (9.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 171 (8.23%) Full Stack Developer
13 146 (7.03%) C# Software Developer
14 143 (6.88%) Software Engineer
15 138 (6.64%) .NET Software Developer
16 123 (5.92%) Lead Developer
17 116 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
18 114 (5.49%) SQL Developer
19 104 (5.01%) Agile Developer
19 104 (5.01%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1537 (74.00%) .NET
2 942 (45.35%) ASP.NET
3 883 (42.51%) HTML
4 796 (38.32%) CSS
5 753 (36.25%) AngularJS
6 661 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 644 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 488 (23.50%) .NET Framework
9 416 (20.03%) jQuery
10 409 (19.69%) HTML5
11 369 (17.77%) Entity Framework
12 354 (17.04%) WCF
13 347 (16.71%) RESTful
14 338 (16.27%) Web Services
15 306 (14.73%) React
16 296 (14.25%) WPF
17 278 (13.38%) REST
18 259 (12.47%) Node.js
19 255 (12.28%) CSS3
20 234 (11.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 280 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
2 221 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 219 (10.54%) User Experience
4 138 (6.64%) Fintech
5 121 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (5.83%) Mobile App
6 66 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (3.08%) N-Tier
8 54 (2.60%) Social Media
9 45 (2.17%) Online Banking
10 43 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 34 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.59%) Hedge funds
13 26 (1.25%) iPad
14 21 (1.01%) Digital Media
15 20 (0.96%) Blog
15 20 (0.96%) Wiki
16 16 (0.77%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 170 (8.18%) Windows
2 123 (5.92%) Android
3 105 (5.06%) Linux
4 101 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.19%) Unix
9 2 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.096%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.096%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.096%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1503 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1317 (63.41%) TDD
3 1141 (54.94%) MVC
4 664 (31.97%) Scrum
5 609 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
6 581 (27.97%) BDD
7 542 (26.10%) OO
8 402 (19.35%) DevOps
9 392 (18.87%) Software Engineering
10 336 (16.18%) Microservices
11 305 (14.68%) Web Development
12 286 (13.77%) OOP
13 269 (12.95%) SOA
14 238 (11.46%) SDLC
14 238 (11.46%) Unit Testing
15 237 (11.41%) Test Automation
16 236 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
17 221 (10.64%) Kanban
18 217 (10.45%) Mentoring
19 181 (8.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1624 (78.19%) C#
2 1060 (51.04%) JavaScript
3 788 (37.94%) SQL
4 278 (13.38%) Java
5 233 (11.22%) T-SQL
6 165 (7.94%) VB.NET
7 158 (7.61%) Python
8 123 (5.92%) TypeScript
9 102 (4.91%) PowerShell
10 92 (4.43%) PHP
11 89 (4.29%) C++
12 72 (3.47%) Objective-C
13 58 (2.79%) Apple Swift
14 43 (2.07%) Ruby
15 38 (1.83%) Scala
16 31 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.30%) F#
18 25 (1.20%) ES6
19 24 (1.16%) Go
20 23 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 285 (13.72%) Degree
2 100 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.096%) MCP
7 2 (0.096%) MCPD
8 1 (0.048%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.048%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.048%) MBA
8 1 (0.048%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.36%) QA
2 13 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.43%) MiFID
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.096%) WCAG
System Software
1 108 (5.20%) Docker
2 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.048%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (2.36%) Puppet
3 39 (1.88%) Ansible
4 27 (1.30%) Control-M
5 21 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.67%) Kibana
7 13 (0.63%) logstash
8 7 (0.34%) Terraform
9 6 (0.29%) Grafana
9 6 (0.29%) StatsD
10 5 (0.24%) Nagios
10 5 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.14%) Graphite
11 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.14%) Salt
12 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.048%) cPanel
Vendors
1 629 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 146 (7.03%) Xamarin
3 87 (4.19%) Google
4 60 (2.89%) Sitecore
5 52 (2.50%) Oracle
6 40 (1.93%) IBM
7 29 (1.40%) SAP
8 25 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.11%) New Relic
10 22 (1.06%) AppDynamics
11 19 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.82%) Zend
13 15 (0.72%) Solace
14 13 (0.63%) Apple
15 11 (0.53%) Embarcadero
15 11 (0.53%) Splunk
16 10 (0.48%) Adobe
17 9 (0.43%) Perforce
18 8 (0.39%) DevExpress
18 8 (0.39%) Telerik
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package#
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £29,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Movement8
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Yoh
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-65k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago