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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 399 394
Rank change year-on-year +126 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 987 762 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 896 653 656
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +142 973 £55,000 +10.00% 153
London +74 465 £62,500 +8.69% 79
South East +111 198 £53,000 +20.45% 22
Surrey +101 88 £58,750 +23.68% 7
North West +47 80 £45,000 - 16
West Midlands +54 71 £45,000 +2.33% 6
East of England +46 68 £45,000 -10.00% 9
City of London +15 59 £62,500 +25.00% 21
Manchester +8 44 £47,500 - 10
South West +54 42 £44,000 +6.66% 4
Hampshire +15 41 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Hertfordshire +49 34 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Reigate +53 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +28 29 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 29 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Staffordshire +23 29 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Berkshire +58 26 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Cheshire +29 26 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Stoke-on-Trent +21 26 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +19 21 £38,000 -13.63% 12
Milton Keynes +13 21 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Ellesmere Port - 17 £45,000 - 1
Redhill +17 16 £60,500 +101.66%
Bristol +11 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North Yorkshire +4 15 £45,000 -5.26%
Birmingham +20 14 £47,500 +26.71% 2
Norfolk -14 14 £37,500 -27.88% 1
Somerset +9 13 £44,000 +41.93%
West Yorkshire +17 12 £44,500 +27.14% 2
York +5 12 £45,000 -5.26%

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1478 (78.08%) C#
2 1441 (76.12%) .NET
3 1413 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
4 1205 (63.66%) TDD
5 1043 (55.10%) JavaScript
6 1024 (54.09%) MVC
7 921 (48.65%) ASP.NET
8 833 (44.00%) HTML
9 787 (41.57%) SQL Server
10 729 (38.51%) CSS
11 691 (36.50%) SQL
12 661 (34.92%) AngularJS
13 640 (33.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 630 (33.28%) Scrum
15 624 (32.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 549 (29.00%) Microsoft
17 541 (28.58%) Continuous Integration
18 479 (25.30%) .NET Framework
19 453 (23.93%) BDD
20 430 (22.72%) Finance
21 419 (22.13%) HTML5
22 414 (21.87%) jQuery
23 412 (21.76%) OO
24 398 (21.02%) Git (software)
25 395 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
26 350 (18.49%) Entity Framework
27 349 (18.44%) WCF
28 347 (18.33%) Software Engineering
29 341 (18.01%) TeamCity
30 339 (17.91%) DevOps

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
1 106 (5.60%) IIS
2 101 (5.34%) CMS
3 96 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
4 80 (4.23%) NServiceBus
5 60 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 51 (2.69%) Umbraco
7 47 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
8 41 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 31 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 28 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.22%) EPiServer
11 23 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 20 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.95%) Confluence
14 16 (0.85%) Apache
14 16 (0.85%) Commerce Server
15 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.69%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
18 11 (0.58%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 217 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.58%) MS Office
3 12 (0.63%) MS Project
4 7 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.32%) HipChat
6 5 (0.26%) GIMP
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.11%) Mingle
9 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.37%) Shopify
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 395 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 253 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (5.49%) SaaS
4 48 (2.54%) GitHub
5 32 (1.69%) Office 365
6 26 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.11%) Google Play
8 15 (0.79%) PaaS
9 7 (0.37%) Asana
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.21%) Datadog
12 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.16%) IaaS
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.11%) Trello
14 1 (0.053%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.17%) HTTP
2 12 (0.63%) Internet
2 12 (0.63%) Intranet
3 9 (0.48%) Extranet
4 6 (0.32%) DNS
5 5 (0.26%) AMQP
5 5 (0.26%) SMS
5 5 (0.26%) SSL
6 4 (0.21%) Broadband
6 4 (0.21%) LDAP
7 3 (0.16%) FTP
7 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.11%) SMTP
9 1 (0.053%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 216 (11.41%) NoSQL
3 166 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 116 (6.13%) MySQL
5 110 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 79 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 78 (4.12%) Big Data
8 71 (3.75%) Redis
9 63 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 50 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 50 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (2.17%) Couchbase
12 39 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.80%) CouchDB
14 34 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (1.43%) Event Store
16 26 (1.37%) RavenDB
17 24 (1.27%) Neo4j
18 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 398 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 341 (18.01%) TeamCity
3 270 (14.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 199 (10.51%) Visual Studio
5 145 (7.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 142 (7.50%) NUnit
7 139 (7.34%) Subversion
8 134 (7.08%) Jasmine
9 128 (6.76%) Jenkins
10 97 (5.12%) SpecFlow
11 88 (4.65%) MSBuild
12 85 (4.49%) Selenium
13 68 (3.59%) JIRA
14 57 (3.01%) Cucumber
15 56 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 52 (2.75%) gulp
16 52 (2.75%) Mocha
16 52 (2.75%) MSTest
17 50 (2.64%) Hudson
18 45 (2.38%) Moq
General
1 430 (22.72%) Finance
2 151 (7.98%) Banking
3 65 (3.43%) Retail
4 59 (3.12%) Advertising
5 56 (2.96%) Games
6 52 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.64%) Marketing
8 28 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.11%) Legal
10 21 (1.11%) Military
11 13 (0.69%) Electronics
12 12 (0.63%) Back Office
13 11 (0.58%) Billing
13 11 (0.58%) Law
14 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.48%) Music Industry
15 6 (0.32%) Front Office
15 6 (0.32%) Publishing
16 5 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1573 (83.10%) Developer
2 806 (42.58%) .NET Developer
3 706 (37.30%) C# Developer
4 486 (25.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 391 (20.66%) Senior Developer
6 231 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 223 (11.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 210 (11.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 196 (10.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 180 (9.51%) Software Developer
11 145 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
12 140 (7.40%) Agile Developer
13 128 (6.76%) Senior C# Developer
14 127 (6.71%) Angular Developer
15 123 (6.50%) C# Software Developer
16 116 (6.13%) .NET Software Developer
17 114 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
17 114 (6.02%) Software Engineer
17 114 (6.02%) Web Developer
18 96 (5.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1441 (76.12%) .NET
2 921 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 833 (44.00%) HTML
4 729 (38.51%) CSS
5 661 (34.92%) AngularJS
6 640 (33.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 624 (32.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 479 (25.30%) .NET Framework
9 419 (22.13%) HTML5
10 414 (21.87%) jQuery
11 350 (18.49%) Entity Framework
12 349 (18.44%) WCF
13 335 (17.70%) REST
14 304 (16.06%) RESTful
14 304 (16.06%) Web Services
15 234 (12.36%) CSS3
16 228 (12.04%) Node.js
17 216 (11.41%) KnockoutJS
18 209 (11.04%) XML
19 200 (10.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.51%) Computer Science
2 174 (9.19%) User Experience
3 118 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (5.34%) Mobile App
5 100 (5.28%) Fintech
6 73 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (3.12%) N-Tier
8 51 (2.69%) Blog
9 41 (2.17%) Online Banking
10 37 (1.95%) Social Media
11 36 (1.90%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 31 (1.64%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.48%) Hedge funds
15 24 (1.27%) PMI
15 24 (1.27%) W3C
16 18 (0.95%) Clustering
17 15 (0.79%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
19 13 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 163 (8.61%) Windows
2 81 (4.28%) Linux
3 76 (4.01%) Android
4 68 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 34 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.37%) Unix
9 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1413 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1205 (63.66%) TDD
3 1024 (54.09%) MVC
4 630 (33.28%) Scrum
5 541 (28.58%) Continuous Integration
6 453 (23.93%) BDD
7 412 (21.76%) OO
8 347 (18.33%) Software Engineering
9 339 (17.91%) DevOps
10 319 (16.85%) Web Development
11 304 (16.06%) OOP
12 282 (14.90%) SOA
13 255 (13.47%) Unit Testing
14 237 (12.52%) Microservices
15 232 (12.26%) Domain-Driven Design
16 187 (9.88%) E-Commerce
17 174 (9.19%) SDLC
18 169 (8.93%) Mentoring
19 165 (8.72%) Kanban
20 160 (8.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1478 (78.08%) C#
2 1043 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 691 (36.50%) SQL
4 231 (12.20%) Java
4 231 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 145 (7.66%) VB.NET
6 119 (6.29%) PowerShell
7 107 (5.65%) Python
8 101 (5.34%) PHP
9 80 (4.23%) TypeScript
10 63 (3.33%) C++
11 34 (1.80%) Scala
12 29 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 25 (1.32%) Apple Swift
14 22 (1.16%) Ruby
14 22 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.95%) PHP 5
16 16 (0.85%) ES6
16 16 (0.85%) VBA
17 14 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 233 (12.31%) Degree
2 24 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 16 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.16%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.053%) GISP
5 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.053%) MCSD
5 1 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.053%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.053%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.29%) QA
2 19 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.16%) SDET
4 2 (0.11%) WCAG
5 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
System Software
1 113 (5.97%) Docker
2 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.053%) Firmware
3 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 81 (4.28%) Puppet
2 67 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.95%) Ansible
4 18 (0.95%) Control-M
5 9 (0.48%) Nagios
6 8 (0.42%) Kibana
6 8 (0.42%) logstash
7 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.21%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.11%) Grafana
10 2 (0.11%) StatsD
10 2 (0.11%) Terraform
11 1 (0.053%) cPanel
11 1 (0.053%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.053%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 549 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.02%) Xamarin
3 71 (3.75%) Oracle
4 68 (3.59%) Sitecore
5 59 (3.12%) IBM
6 40 (2.11%) Google
7 32 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (1.37%) Zend
9 14 (0.74%) Twitter
10 12 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 12 (0.63%) Solace
11 10 (0.53%) Apple
11 10 (0.53%) New Relic
12 9 (0.48%) SAP
13 8 (0.42%) Embarcadero
13 8 (0.42%) Facebook
13 8 (0.42%) Telerik
14 7 (0.37%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.37%) FXall
14 7 (0.37%) Reuters
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
AB Recruit
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum bens package + conference time off
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 80K + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
NSG Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, equity
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago