Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 719 917 921
Rank change year-on-year +198 +4 +65
Permanent jobs citing Sony 31 123 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 104
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £52,500 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -19.25% +15.00% -12.50%

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 23,671 52,589 63,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.02% 41.69% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18,503 40,646 49,189
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

Sony
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sony in the UK

Sony
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sony over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Sony in the UK

Sony
Top 6 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 16 January 2021. 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 +210 31 £60,000 +27.66% 13
London +182 26 £60,000 +20.00% 2
UK excluding London +166 5 £32,500 -19.25% 12
North of England +85 5 £32,500 -14.47% 7
Yorkshire +44 4 - - 2
North West +75 1 £32,500 -7.14% 3

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 23 (74.19%) Vue.js
2 21 (67.74%) Mentoring
3 13 (41.94%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (35.48%) Front End Development
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Project Management
5 10 (32.26%) Laravel
5 10 (32.26%) Zend
5 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 10 (32.26%) PHP
6 7 (22.58%) Games
7 6 (19.35%) Python
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) C++
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Time Management
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Apple
9 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
9 4 (12.90%) Perforce
9 4 (12.90%) Perl
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) QA
9 4 (12.90%) SCCM
9 4 (12.90%) Ruby
9 4 (12.90%) Subversion
9 4 (12.90%) Maven
9 4 (12.90%) Gradle

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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) AWS
1 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (6.45%) Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
1 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
1 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
1 2 (6.45%) Sage Pay
1 2 (6.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Gradle
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.90%) Maven
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (22.58%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
3 10 (32.26%) PHP Developer
3 10 (32.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Games Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) Vue.js
2 10 (32.26%) Laravel
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) Django
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) Nuxt
3 2 (6.45%) React
3 2 (6.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.23%) STL
4 1 (3.23%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Mentoring
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Front End Development
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Line Management
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
6 2 (6.45%) Game Development
6 2 (6.45%) Microservices
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) PHP
2 6 (19.35%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) MCSA
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Zend
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Apple
4 4 (12.90%) Perforce
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Netlify
5 2 (6.45%) VMware