Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1016 1098 980
Rank change year-on-year +82 -118 +34
Permanent jobs citing Sony 171 142 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 153 115 302
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% - +25.00%

Sony is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78377 87488 101294
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.40% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60957 71153 81835
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Sony in the UK

Sony
Top 11 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 22 August 2017. 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 +93 161 £50,000 -9.09% 18
UK excluding London +81 113 £40,000 -20.00% 11
South East +119 51 £35,000 -22.22% 3
London +24 51 £55,000 - 8
East of England +6 31 £65,000 - 2
North of England +4 27 £40,000 +6.67% 4
North West -8 21 £40,000 +6.67%
Yorkshire +21 6 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Wales +8 3 £42,500 +24.09% 1
East Midlands +23 1 - - 1
Midlands +22 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 122 (71.35%) BBC
2 112 (65.50%) SQL Server
2 112 (65.50%) Google
3 108 (63.16%) Yahoo!
3 108 (63.16%) Apple
3 108 (63.16%) Social Media
3 108 (63.16%) Facebook
4 104 (60.82%) C#
5 102 (59.65%) MVC
6 101 (59.06%) Git (software)
7 100 (58.48%) .NET
8 99 (57.89%) TDD
9 97 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (55.56%) OO
11 90 (52.63%) ASP.NET
11 90 (52.63%) Node.js
12 89 (52.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 88 (51.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 85 (49.71%) RESTful
14 85 (49.71%) BDD
15 84 (49.12%) NoSQL
15 84 (49.12%) Web Application Development
15 84 (49.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (49.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 84 (49.12%) WCF
15 84 (49.12%) Ruby
16 44 (25.73%) SQL Server 2016
17 39 (22.81%) SQL
18 33 (19.30%) HTML
19 29 (16.96%) 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 6 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Google Play
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) HTTP
1 4 (2.34%) NFC
2 3 (1.75%) Broadband
2 3 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (65.50%) SQL Server
2 88 (51.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 84 (49.12%) NoSQL
4 44 (25.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (14.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 101 (59.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.68%) Android Studio
2 8 (4.68%) Subversion
3 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.51%) Maven
4 4 (2.34%) Appium
4 4 (2.34%) JUnit
4 4 (2.34%) Mockito
5 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.17%) gulp
6 2 (1.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (6.43%) Games
2 2 (1.17%) Advertising
2 2 (1.17%) Finance
3 1 (0.58%) Marketing
3 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 143 (83.63%) Developer
2 87 (50.88%) .NET Developer
3 84 (49.12%) Social Media Developer
4 22 (12.87%) SQL Developer
4 22 (12.87%) SQL Server Developer
5 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 19 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 19 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 19 (11.11%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 19 (11.11%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Android Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (5.85%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Junior
11 6 (3.51%) Junior Developer
12 5 (2.92%) DBA
12 5 (2.92%) SQL DBA
12 5 (2.92%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.48%) .NET
2 90 (52.63%) ASP.NET
2 90 (52.63%) Node.js
3 89 (52.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 85 (49.71%) RESTful
5 84 (49.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 84 (49.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 84 (49.12%) WCF
6 33 (19.30%) HTML
7 26 (15.20%) CSS
8 15 (8.77%) HTML5
9 8 (4.68%) Android SDK
9 8 (4.68%) Behat
9 8 (4.68%) LAMP
9 8 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (4.68%) XHTML
10 6 (3.51%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.51%) Spring
10 6 (3.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 122 (71.35%) BBC
2 108 (63.16%) Social Media
3 12 (7.02%) User Experience
4 10 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.68%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.92%) Clustering
7 5 (2.92%) Replication
8 4 (2.34%) iPhone
9 3 (1.75%) PlayStation
10 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.17%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.58%) Animation
11 1 (0.58%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.58%) IPTV
11 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.58%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Android
1 16 (9.36%) Linux
2 12 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.34%) Windows
4 3 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (59.65%) MVC
2 99 (57.89%) TDD
3 97 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (55.56%) OO
5 85 (49.71%) BDD
6 84 (49.12%) Web Application Development
7 24 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.02%) Android Development
10 11 (6.43%) Front End Development
10 11 (6.43%) OOP
10 11 (6.43%) Scrum
11 10 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.68%) OO PHP
12 8 (4.68%) Visual Effects
13 6 (3.51%) Microservices
13 6 (3.51%) SDLC
13 6 (3.51%) Test Automation
14 5 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 104 (60.82%) C#
2 84 (49.12%) Ruby
3 39 (22.81%) SQL
4 29 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.04%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.77%) Java
7 9 (5.26%) PHP
8 8 (4.68%) PHP 7
9 6 (3.51%) C++
10 4 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.75%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.75%) ES6
11 3 (1.75%) Python
12 2 (1.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (2.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) KVM
2 1 (0.58%) NFS
2 1 (0.58%) Samba
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) Rancher
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 112 (65.50%) Google
2 108 (63.16%) Apple
2 108 (63.16%) Facebook
2 108 (63.16%) Yahoo!
3 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.68%) Zend
5 6 (3.51%) Twitter
6 2 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.58%) Juniper
7 1 (0.58%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.58%) Samsung