Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sony over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Sony Corporation.

Sony
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1005 1026 1071
Rank change year-on-year +21 +45 -88
Permanent jobs citing Sony 198 145 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 183 132 189
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -

Sony is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 79,658 76,001 93,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.88% 44.05% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62,816 61,228 76,391
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%

Sony
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sony.

Salary trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sony over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Sony in the UK

Sony
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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 +51 194 £45,000 -5.26% 12
UK excluding London +1 111 £37,500 -11.76% 6
London +23 84 £55,000 - 7
South East +20 58 £35,000 - 3
North of England +30 37 £40,000 - 1
North East - 18 £45,000 -
East of England -21 12 £55,000 -15.38%
North West -5 11 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +31 8 £27,500 -31.25%
East Midlands - 3 £27,500 - 1
Midlands - 3 £27,500 - 1
Scotland -39 1 £18,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 137 (69.19%) Git (software)
2 136 (68.69%) BBC
3 133 (67.17%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (64.65%) Google
5 127 (64.14%) Apple
6 126 (63.64%) Facebook
7 124 (62.63%) Social Media
7 124 (62.63%) Yahoo!
8 120 (60.61%) TDD
9 112 (56.57%) MVC
10 111 (56.06%) RESTful
11 106 (53.54%) OO
11 106 (53.54%) .NET
12 103 (52.02%) NoSQL
13 102 (51.52%) Node.js
14 100 (50.51%) C#
15 99 (50.00%) ASP.NET
16 97 (48.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 96 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
18 95 (47.98%) SQL Server
19 94 (47.47%) WCF
19 94 (47.47%) Ruby
19 94 (47.47%) BDD
19 94 (47.47%) Web Application Development
20 93 (46.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 55 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
22 39 (19.70%) SQL Server 2016
23 36 (18.18%) Unit Testing
24 34 (17.17%) HTML
25 33 (16.67%) JavaScript

Sony
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 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.01%) WordPress
3 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.54%) npm
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (0.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (52.02%) NoSQL
2 95 (47.98%) SQL Server
3 55 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 39 (19.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 137 (69.19%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.65%) Subversion
3 25 (12.63%) Xcode
4 7 (3.54%) gulp
5 5 (2.53%) webpack
6 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 22 (11.11%) Games
2 10 (5.05%) Marketing
3 8 (4.04%) Advertising
4 7 (3.54%) Finance
5 3 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 156 (78.79%) Developer
2 124 (62.63%) Social Media Developer
3 94 (47.47%) .NET Developer
4 25 (12.63%) iOS Developer
5 14 (7.07%) Consultant
6 11 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 9 (4.55%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.54%) Games Tester
9 7 (3.54%) Graduate
9 7 (3.54%) Graduate Consultant
9 7 (3.54%) Lead Tester
9 7 (3.54%) Tester
10 6 (3.03%) Graduate Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (2.53%) C Developer
11 5 (2.53%) C/C++ Developer
11 5 (2.53%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 5 (2.53%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.53%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (56.06%) RESTful
2 106 (53.54%) .NET
3 102 (51.52%) Node.js
4 99 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 97 (48.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 96 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 94 (47.47%) WCF
8 93 (46.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 34 (17.17%) HTML
10 31 (15.66%) CSS
11 26 (13.13%) Web Services
12 21 (10.61%) HTML5
13 17 (8.59%) UIKit
14 12 (6.06%) Behat
14 12 (6.06%) LAMP
14 12 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (6.06%) XHTML
15 11 (5.56%) CSS3
16 8 (4.04%) AngularJS
16 8 (4.04%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 136 (68.69%) BBC
2 124 (62.63%) Social Media
3 28 (14.14%) Smartphone
4 21 (10.61%) iPhone
5 17 (8.59%) iPad
6 10 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.54%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (3.03%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.53%) User Experience
11 4 (2.02%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (1.52%) EMV
12 3 (1.52%) FMCG
12 3 (1.52%) PlayStation
13 2 (1.01%) Animation
13 2 (1.01%) State Machine
13 2 (1.01%) Xbox
14 1 (0.51%) VHDL
14 1 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.63%) Apple iOS
2 22 (11.11%) Linux
3 12 (6.06%) Android
4 3 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (67.17%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (60.61%) TDD
3 112 (56.57%) MVC
4 106 (53.54%) OO
5 94 (47.47%) BDD
5 94 (47.47%) Web Application Development
6 36 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 25 (12.63%) iOS Development
8 19 (9.60%) OOP
9 15 (7.58%) SDLC
10 12 (6.06%) OO PHP
10 12 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (6.06%) Scrum
11 9 (4.55%) Android Development
11 9 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.55%) Data Science
11 9 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.04%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.04%) Line Management
12 8 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (50.51%) C#
2 94 (47.47%) Ruby
3 33 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.63%) Objective-C
5 20 (10.10%) Java
5 20 (10.10%) PHP
6 15 (7.58%) SQL
7 12 (6.06%) PHP 7
8 10 (5.05%) C++
9 9 (4.55%) Python
10 8 (4.04%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.53%) C
11 5 (2.53%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.59%) QA
2 9 (4.55%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (4.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 128 (64.65%) Google
2 127 (64.14%) Apple
3 126 (63.64%) Facebook
4 124 (62.63%) Yahoo!
5 12 (6.06%) Twitter
5 12 (6.06%) Zend
6 11 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.53%) IBM
7 5 (2.53%) Intel
7 5 (2.53%) NVIDIA
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle
7 5 (2.53%) Samsung
8 4 (2.02%) Actuate
9 3 (1.52%) Canon
9 3 (1.52%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.51%) Altera
10 1 (0.51%) Aruba
10 1 (0.51%) Avid
10 1 (0.51%) Dell
10 1 (0.51%) HP