Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SOLID Principles
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 272 282
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOLID 1,062 1,712 2,074
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.30% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,591 1,902
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 80,362 131,748 158,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63,702 103,166 127,091
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SOLID as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOLID.

Salary trend for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOLID over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SOLID in the UK

SOLID
Top 17 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 4 June 2020. 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 +12 960 £57,500 +4.55% 85
UK excluding London +26 597 £50,000 +5.26% 72
London +24 425 £71,250 +5.56% 18
South East -35 202 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North of England +83 135 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Work from Home +41 129 £65,000 +20.37% 9
North West +60 80 £55,000 +15.79% 22
East of England +37 76 £52,500 - 5
South West +40 62 £45,000 - 8
Midlands +84 61 £47,500 - 12
West Midlands +65 50 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Yorkshire +81 41 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland +71 34 £45,000 - 4
Wales +16 28 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East +10 14 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Midlands +47 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 703 (66.20%) .NET
2 668 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 663 (62.43%) C#
4 609 (57.34%) TDD
5 459 (43.22%) Azure
6 442 (41.62%) JavaScript
7 367 (34.56%) SQL
8 331 (31.17%) AngularJS
9 322 (30.32%) SQL Server
10 321 (30.23%) .NET Core
11 311 (29.28%) MVC
12 309 (29.10%) HTML
13 308 (29.00%) BDD
14 307 (28.91%) CSS
15 301 (28.34%) Scrum
16 294 (27.68%) OO
17 280 (26.37%) Software Engineering
18 260 (24.48%) ASP.NET
19 247 (23.26%) Microservices
20 246 (23.16%) DevOps
21 236 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
22 229 (21.56%) Git (software)
23 224 (21.09%) .NET Framework
24 218 (20.53%) AWS
25 215 (20.24%) Docker
26 199 (18.74%) OOP
27 195 (18.36%) React
28 181 (17.04%) REST
29 180 (16.95%) RESTful
30 177 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 37 (3.48%) IIS
2 31 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.41%) Apache
5 14 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.04%) CMS
7 10 (0.94%) Confluence
8 9 (0.85%) WordPress
9 8 (0.75%) Moodle
10 6 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.56%) Luigi
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.47%) nginx
11 5 (0.47%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.38%) Drupal
12 4 (0.38%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.094%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 459 (43.22%) Azure
2 218 (20.53%) AWS
3 76 (7.16%) SaaS
4 60 (5.65%) Serverless
5 51 (4.80%) PaaS
6 23 (2.17%) GitHub
7 22 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.88%) Azure Functions
9 19 (1.79%) GCP
9 19 (1.79%) NuGet
10 18 (1.69%) Logic Apps
11 17 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (1.51%) Veeva
13 15 (1.41%) npm
14 13 (1.22%) IaaS
14 13 (1.22%) Power Platform
15 9 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (0.66%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.43%) HTTP
2 20 (1.88%) Internet
3 6 (0.56%) FTP
4 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.28%) AMQP
5 3 (0.28%) NFC
5 3 (0.28%) Skype
6 2 (0.19%) DNS
6 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.19%) Firewall
7 1 (0.094%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.094%) SMS
7 1 (0.094%) SMTP
7 1 (0.094%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (30.32%) SQL Server
2 133 (12.52%) NoSQL
3 90 (8.47%) MySQL
4 63 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 39 (3.67%) Big Data
5 39 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 36 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 33 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
11 21 (1.98%) Redis
12 17 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.13%) Power BI
14 11 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.85%) RavenDB
15 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 229 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 89 (8.38%) Visual Studio
3 66 (6.21%) NUnit
4 62 (5.84%) TeamCity
5 48 (4.52%) JIRA
6 46 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 46 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (4.05%) Selenium
8 41 (3.86%) Jenkins
9 33 (3.11%) Moq
10 28 (2.64%) gulp
11 26 (2.45%) Mocha
12 23 (2.17%) Bitbucket
13 22 (2.07%) SpecFlow
14 21 (1.98%) MSTest
14 21 (1.98%) webpack
15 20 (1.88%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.79%) Gradle
17 18 (1.69%) Maven
18 15 (1.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 122 (11.49%) Finance
2 49 (4.61%) Retail
3 35 (3.30%) Banking
4 25 (2.35%) Marketing
5 17 (1.60%) Games
6 13 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.13%) Public Sector
8 11 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (0.94%) Legal
10 7 (0.66%) Law
11 6 (0.56%) Back Office
11 6 (0.56%) Front Office
12 3 (0.28%) Environmental Health
12 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.19%) Police
13 2 (0.19%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.094%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 775 (72.98%) Developer
2 317 (29.85%) .NET Developer
3 232 (21.85%) C# Developer
4 188 (17.70%) Senior Developer
5 151 (14.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 143 (13.47%) Software Developer
7 125 (11.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 120 (11.30%) Software Engineer
9 80 (7.53%) PHP Developer
10 62 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 58 (5.46%) C# Software Developer
12 57 (5.37%) Senior Software Engineer
13 48 (4.52%) Azure Developer
14 47 (4.43%) Java Developer
15 45 (4.24%) Lead Developer
16 43 (4.05%) Angular Developer
17 42 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 41 (3.86%) Senior C# Developer
19 40 (3.77%) React Developer
20 39 (3.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (66.20%) .NET
2 331 (31.17%) AngularJS
3 321 (30.23%) .NET Core
4 309 (29.10%) HTML
5 307 (28.91%) CSS
6 260 (24.48%) ASP.NET
7 236 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 224 (21.09%) .NET Framework
9 195 (18.36%) React
10 181 (17.04%) REST
11 180 (16.95%) RESTful
12 139 (13.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 129 (12.15%) Web Services
14 128 (12.05%) jQuery
15 118 (11.11%) Node.js
16 113 (10.64%) Entity Framework
17 96 (9.04%) HTML5
17 96 (9.04%) JSON
18 75 (7.06%) Spring
19 67 (6.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.95%) User Experience
2 79 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.82%) Data Structures
8 23 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.13%) Blog
9 12 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.04%) Cloud Native
11 10 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.85%) Online Gambling
13 8 (0.75%) e-Learning
13 8 (0.75%) EPoS
13 8 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.75%) SCORM
14 7 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.38%) Windows
2 44 (4.14%) Apple iOS
3 32 (3.01%) Android
4 16 (1.51%) Linux
5 2 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (0.19%) ThreadX
5 2 (0.19%) Unix
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 609 (57.34%) TDD
3 311 (29.28%) MVC
4 308 (29.00%) BDD
5 301 (28.34%) Scrum
6 294 (27.68%) OO
7 280 (26.37%) Software Engineering
8 247 (23.26%) Microservices
9 246 (23.16%) DevOps
10 199 (18.74%) OOP
11 168 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
12 135 (12.71%) Mentoring
13 123 (11.58%) Unit Testing
14 115 (10.83%) Fintech
14 115 (10.83%) Test Automation
15 111 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
16 107 (10.08%) SDLC
17 87 (8.19%) OOD
18 79 (7.44%) E-Commerce
19 78 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 663 (62.43%) C#
2 442 (41.62%) JavaScript
3 367 (34.56%) SQL
4 145 (13.65%) Java
5 116 (10.92%) PHP
6 113 (10.64%) TypeScript
7 74 (6.97%) T-SQL
8 46 (4.33%) Python
9 43 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.82%) PHP 7
11 28 (2.64%) Apple Swift
12 23 (2.17%) C++
13 21 (1.98%) Java 8
14 20 (1.88%) Scala
15 19 (1.79%) ES6
15 19 (1.79%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.69%) Kotlin
16 18 (1.69%) Ruby
17 16 (1.51%) SOQL
18 13 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (11.02%) Degree
2 44 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) MCP
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.094%) CIW
7 1 (0.094%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.094%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.094%) MCSD
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.74%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) GDPR
2 3 (0.28%) GxP
2 3 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 215 (20.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.094%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 120 (11.30%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.61%) Terraform
3 14 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.66%) Ansible
4 7 (0.66%) Puppet
5 5 (0.47%) Salt
6 3 (0.28%) Grafana
6 3 (0.28%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.28%) Rancher
7 2 (0.19%) Nagios
7 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.094%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.094%) MIIS
Vendors
1 177 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.77%) Oracle
3 17 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (1.51%) Xamarin
5 8 (0.75%) BT
6 7 (0.66%) Google
7 6 (0.56%) FIS
7 6 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (0.56%) Workday
7 6 (0.56%) WorldPay
7 6 (0.56%) Zend
8 5 (0.47%) IBM
8 5 (0.47%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.38%) GrapeCity
9 4 (0.38%) Tableau
10 3 (0.28%) OutSystems
10 3 (0.28%) Splunk
11 2 (0.19%) Citrix
11 2 (0.19%) SAP
11 2 (0.19%) Software AG