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

SOLID Principles
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 396 393
Rank change year-on-year +134 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1132 733 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 646 759
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 79789 87214 97872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.92% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 263898 300520 316679
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Top 10 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 29 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 +139 1103 £52,500 - 159
UK excluding London +138 575 £45,000 - 87
London +81 539 £62,500 +4.16% 74
South East +117 187 £47,500 +11.76% 26
North of England +62 158 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Midlands +47 90 £40,000 -9.09% 11
East of England +12 83 £50,750 -7.72% 13
South West +25 45 £46,250 +32.14% 7
Scotland +1 7 £45,000 -26.82% 1
Wales +8 5 £37,500 -1.31% 1

For the 6 months to 29 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 1665 (78.43%) C#
2 1574 (74.14%) .NET
3 1536 (72.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1344 (63.31%) TDD
5 1172 (55.20%) MVC
6 1092 (51.44%) JavaScript
7 970 (45.69%) ASP.NET
8 932 (43.90%) SQL Server
9 915 (43.10%) HTML
10 829 (39.05%) CSS
11 820 (38.62%) SQL
12 779 (36.69%) AngularJS
13 672 (31.65%) Scrum
14 671 (31.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 661 (31.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 642 (30.24%) Microsoft
17 614 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
18 589 (27.74%) BDD
19 565 (26.61%) OO
20 503 (23.69%) .NET Framework
21 495 (23.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 479 (22.56%) Finance
23 464 (21.86%) Git (software)
24 429 (20.21%) jQuery
25 425 (20.02%) HTML5
26 412 (19.41%) DevOps
27 397 (18.70%) Software Engineering
28 381 (17.95%) Entity Framework
29 364 (17.15%) WCF
30 356 (16.77%) 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
1 102 (4.80%) CMS
2 83 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (3.44%) IIS
4 52 (2.45%) NServiceBus
4 52 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 49 (2.31%) Umbraco
6 32 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 25 (1.18%) Confluence
10 23 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 19 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.80%) EPiServer
13 16 (0.75%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.71%) Apache
15 12 (0.57%) MS Project Server
16 11 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.52%) Sitefinity
17 10 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.42%) HipChat
5 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 46 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.094%) Magento
3 2 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.094%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.047%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 495 (23.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 329 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
3 141 (6.64%) SaaS
4 48 (2.26%) PaaS
5 41 (1.93%) GitHub
6 35 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.27%) Office 365
8 24 (1.13%) Google Play
9 21 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
10 17 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.52%) IaaS
12 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.33%) Asana
14 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.14%) Datadog
16 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.64%) HTTP
2 22 (1.04%) Intranet
3 16 (0.75%) Internet
4 14 (0.66%) Extranet
5 10 (0.47%) DNS
6 9 (0.42%) SSL
7 8 (0.38%) Wireless
8 5 (0.24%) AMQP
8 5 (0.24%) SMS
9 4 (0.19%) Broadband
10 3 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.094%) PPP
11 2 (0.094%) SMTP
11 2 (0.094%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.047%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 250 (11.78%) NoSQL
3 226 (10.65%) MongoDB
4 136 (6.41%) MySQL
5 98 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 97 (4.57%) Relational Database
7 96 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 79 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 69 (3.25%) Redis
10 63 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 56 (2.64%) Azure SQL Database
11 56 (2.64%) DocumentDB
12 36 (1.70%) Big Data
13 35 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
16 27 (1.27%) Couchbase
17 25 (1.18%) CouchDB
18 23 (1.08%) Blockchain
19 22 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 464 (21.86%) Git (software)
2 327 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 318 (14.98%) TeamCity
4 235 (11.07%) Visual Studio
5 209 (9.84%) NUnit
6 152 (7.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 137 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 118 (5.56%) JIRA
9 117 (5.51%) Subversion
10 113 (5.32%) SpecFlow
11 108 (5.09%) MSBuild
12 101 (4.76%) Jasmine
13 92 (4.33%) Selenium
14 60 (2.83%) Moq
15 57 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 54 (2.54%) Mocha
17 52 (2.45%) Maven
18 44 (2.07%) gulp
18 44 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
19 39 (1.84%) webpack
General
1 479 (22.56%) Finance
2 178 (8.38%) Banking
3 81 (3.82%) Retail
4 78 (3.67%) Advertising
5 64 (3.01%) Marketing
6 63 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 56 (2.64%) Electronics
8 45 (2.12%) Games
9 44 (2.07%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.04%) Legal
13 20 (0.94%) Back Office
14 19 (0.89%) Publishing
15 13 (0.61%) Front Office
16 11 (0.52%) Billing
17 10 (0.47%) Law
18 7 (0.33%) Military
19 6 (0.28%) Automotive
20 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1744 (82.15%) Developer
2 912 (42.96%) .NET Developer
3 805 (37.92%) C# Developer
4 542 (25.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 486 (22.89%) Senior Developer
6 265 (12.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 237 (11.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 234 (11.02%) Senior .NET Developer
9 223 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 216 (10.17%) Software Developer
11 197 (9.28%) Senior C# Developer
12 184 (8.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 149 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
14 145 (6.83%) Software Engineer
15 140 (6.59%) .NET Software Developer
16 126 (5.93%) Lead Developer
17 116 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
18 115 (5.42%) SQL Developer
19 108 (5.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 105 (4.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1574 (74.14%) .NET
2 970 (45.69%) ASP.NET
3 915 (43.10%) HTML
4 829 (39.05%) CSS
5 779 (36.69%) AngularJS
6 671 (31.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 661 (31.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 503 (23.69%) .NET Framework
9 429 (20.21%) jQuery
10 425 (20.02%) HTML5
11 381 (17.95%) Entity Framework
12 364 (17.15%) WCF
13 356 (16.77%) RESTful
14 347 (16.34%) Web Services
15 317 (14.93%) React
16 305 (14.37%) WPF
17 282 (13.28%) REST
18 270 (12.72%) CSS3
19 262 (12.34%) Node.js
20 240 (11.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 292 (13.75%) Greenfield Project
2 225 (10.60%) User Experience
3 224 (10.55%) Computer Science
4 137 (6.45%) Fintech
5 123 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
6 122 (5.75%) Mobile App
7 66 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 64 (3.01%) N-Tier
9 54 (2.54%) Social Media
10 47 (2.21%) Online Banking
11 44 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 34 (1.60%) Client/Server
13 33 (1.55%) Hedge funds
14 28 (1.32%) iPad
15 22 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 22 (1.04%) Wiki
16 20 (0.94%) Blog
17 16 (0.75%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.71%) Algorithms
18 15 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 177 (8.34%) Windows
2 129 (6.08%) Android
3 109 (5.13%) Linux
4 103 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.51%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.19%) Unix
9 2 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.094%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.094%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.094%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1536 (72.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1344 (63.31%) TDD
3 1172 (55.20%) MVC
4 672 (31.65%) Scrum
5 614 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
6 589 (27.74%) BDD
7 565 (26.61%) OO
8 412 (19.41%) DevOps
9 397 (18.70%) Software Engineering
10 353 (16.63%) Microservices
11 308 (14.51%) Web Development
12 290 (13.66%) OOP
13 280 (13.19%) SOA
14 243 (11.45%) Test Automation
15 242 (11.40%) SDLC
16 240 (11.30%) Unit Testing
17 237 (11.16%) Domain-Driven Design
18 225 (10.60%) Kanban
19 223 (10.50%) Mentoring
20 184 (8.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1665 (78.43%) C#
2 1092 (51.44%) JavaScript
3 820 (38.62%) SQL
4 285 (13.42%) Java
5 233 (10.98%) T-SQL
6 164 (7.72%) VB.NET
7 163 (7.68%) Python
8 129 (6.08%) TypeScript
9 105 (4.95%) PowerShell
10 93 (4.38%) PHP
11 91 (4.29%) C++
12 72 (3.39%) Objective-C
13 58 (2.73%) Apple Swift
14 46 (2.17%) Ruby
15 38 (1.79%) Scala
16 31 (1.46%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.27%) F#
18 26 (1.22%) ES6
19 24 (1.13%) Go
20 23 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 293 (13.80%) Degree
2 101 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 9 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.19%) MCP
5 4 (0.19%) MCPD
6 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.047%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.047%) MBA
7 1 (0.047%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.45%) QA
2 13 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.42%) MiFID
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 109 (5.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.047%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (2.31%) Puppet
3 40 (1.88%) Ansible
4 27 (1.27%) Control-M
5 21 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.66%) Kibana
7 13 (0.61%) logstash
8 7 (0.33%) Terraform
9 6 (0.28%) Grafana
9 6 (0.28%) 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 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 642 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 154 (7.25%) Xamarin
3 89 (4.19%) Google
4 60 (2.83%) Sitecore
5 54 (2.54%) Oracle
6 39 (1.84%) IBM
7 34 (1.60%) SAP
8 26 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.08%) New Relic
10 22 (1.04%) AppDynamics
11 19 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.80%) Zend
13 16 (0.75%) Solace
14 13 (0.61%) Apple
15 11 (0.52%) Adobe
15 11 (0.52%) Embarcadero
15 11 (0.52%) Splunk
16 9 (0.42%) Perforce
17 8 (0.38%) DevExpress
17 8 (0.38%) Telerik
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £42500.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35,000 - £55,000 + benefit
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + remote working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus +Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: £44,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + annum 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago