Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 920 1019 1124
Rank change year-on-year +99 +105 -143
Permanent jobs citing Sony 239 174 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.100% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 104 153 107
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,625 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% -34.62% +30.00%

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 71,707 77,819 84,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 44.57% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55,523 60,239 68,795
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,950 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Sony in the UK

Sony
Top 14 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 24 September 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 +116 237 £42,500 -19.05% 35
UK excluding London +18 126 £35,000 -17.65% 20
London +87 112 £90,000 +63.64% 16
South East +21 65 £35,000 - 9
North of England +27 30 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North West +18 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Midlands +34 15 £42,500 - 4
East Midlands +16 14 £42,500 - 3
South West - 10 - - 1
East of England -17 5 £42,500 -34.62% 3
Yorkshire +30 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Wales +4 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 105 (43.93%) Law
2 87 (36.40%) Windows
3 77 (32.22%) BBC
4 76 (31.80%) MVC
4 76 (31.80%) C#
4 76 (31.80%) Google
5 75 (31.38%) .NET
6 73 (30.54%) ASP.NET
6 73 (30.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 73 (30.54%) Social Media
7 72 (30.13%) SQL Server
8 70 (29.29%) Facebook
9 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (28.03%) Apple
10 67 (28.03%) Yahoo!
11 64 (26.78%) WCF
11 64 (26.78%) RESTful
11 64 (26.78%) Git (software)
11 64 (26.78%) Web Application Development
11 64 (26.78%) BDD
11 64 (26.78%) NoSQL
11 64 (26.78%) Node.js
11 64 (26.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (26.78%) TDD
11 64 (26.78%) Ruby
11 64 (26.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 61 (25.52%) Citrix
13 60 (25.10%) OO
14 58 (24.27%) .NET Core
15 40 (16.74%) Ticket Management

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 7 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (1.67%) Apache
2 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 30 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.42%) Autodesk Flame
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.13%) Office 365
2 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.81%) TCP/IP
2 32 (13.39%) Firewall
3 18 (7.53%) Remote Desktop
4 17 (7.11%) LAN
4 17 (7.11%) NAS
4 17 (7.11%) SAN
4 17 (7.11%) WAN
5 7 (2.93%) VPN
6 5 (2.09%) Internet
7 2 (0.84%) VLAN
8 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 64 (26.78%) NoSQL
2 64 (26.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (26.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.26%) webpack
3 2 (0.84%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.84%) GitLab
3 2 (0.84%) Gradle
3 2 (0.84%) gulp
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.42%) Grunt
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 105 (43.93%) Law
2 36 (15.06%) Legal
3 24 (10.04%) Finance
4 21 (8.79%) Games
5 19 (7.95%) Back Office
6 16 (6.69%) Marketing
7 6 (2.51%) Advertising
7 6 (2.51%) Publishing
7 6 (2.51%) Retail
8 5 (2.09%) Music Industry
9 4 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (36.40%) Developer
2 69 (28.87%) .NET Developer
3 60 (25.10%) Social Media Developer
4 47 (19.67%) Analyst
5 39 (16.32%) Service Analyst
5 39 (16.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (11.72%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (11.72%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 25 (10.46%) Consultant
8 16 (6.69%) Senior Consultant
9 15 (6.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 14 (5.86%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 11 (4.60%) Graduate
11 11 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.77%) Head of Infrastructure
12 9 (3.77%) QA Manager
12 9 (3.77%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 9 (3.77%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Business Consultant
13 8 (3.35%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (31.38%) .NET
2 73 (30.54%) ASP.NET
2 73 (30.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 64 (26.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 64 (26.78%) Node.js
3 64 (26.78%) RESTful
3 64 (26.78%) WCF
4 58 (24.27%) .NET Core
5 18 (7.53%) HTML
6 14 (5.86%) CSS
7 10 (4.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (2.51%) Entity Framework
8 6 (2.51%) LINQ
9 5 (2.09%) WinForms
10 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.67%) Django
10 4 (1.67%) Web Services
11 3 (1.26%) HTML5
11 3 (1.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 77 (32.22%) BBC
2 73 (30.54%) Social Media
3 23 (9.62%) Blackberry
4 22 (9.21%) iPhone
5 17 (7.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (3.35%) Marketing Technology
7 6 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.51%) PlayStation
8 5 (2.09%) Anti-Piracy
9 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.26%) Xbox
11 2 (0.84%) Animation
11 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.84%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (0.84%) State Machine
12 1 (0.42%) FMCG
12 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.40%) Windows
2 39 (16.32%) Windows 7
3 31 (12.97%) Windows Server
4 30 (12.55%) Windows 10
5 22 (9.21%) Android
6 20 (8.37%) Apple iOS
7 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.26%) Linux
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.80%) MVC
2 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (26.78%) BDD
3 64 (26.78%) TDD
3 64 (26.78%) Web Application Development
4 60 (25.10%) OO
5 40 (16.74%) Ticket Management
6 39 (16.32%) ITIL
7 20 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (7.11%) Case Management
8 17 (7.11%) Migration
9 15 (6.28%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.28%) Time Management
10 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (4.18%) Document Management
12 9 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (3.77%) Information Security
12 9 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (3.77%) Service Desk Management
13 8 (3.35%) Content Syndication
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.80%) C#
2 64 (26.78%) Ruby
3 9 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.93%) SQL
5 6 (2.51%) Python
6 4 (1.67%) Java
6 4 (1.67%) Scala
7 3 (1.26%) C++
7 3 (1.26%) PHP
8 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) ES6
9 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (10.46%) Degree
2 11 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (4.18%) Master's Degree
3 10 (4.18%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.90%) SLA
2 10 (4.18%) QA
3 9 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.84%) PMO
6 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (10.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.95%) vSphere
3 17 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (5.86%) XenApp
4 14 (5.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.26%) Docker
5 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.42%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Ansible
1 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.84%) Puppet
1 2 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 76 (31.80%) Google
2 70 (29.29%) Facebook
3 67 (28.03%) Apple
3 67 (28.03%) Yahoo!
4 61 (25.52%) Citrix
5 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
6 31 (12.97%) VMware
7 13 (5.44%) iManage
8 11 (4.60%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.77%) Samsung
10 8 (3.35%) Canon
11 4 (1.67%) Tableau
12 3 (1.26%) Adobe
13 2 (0.84%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.84%) Ivanti
13 2 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.84%) Talend
13 2 (0.84%) Virgin Media
14 1 (0.42%) Autodesk
14 1 (0.42%) Tealium