The table below looks at the statistics for SDLC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDLC over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK
Rank 45 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 4551 5004 5125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.40% 5.06% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 5.77% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3794 4143 4285
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SDLC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SDLC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SDLC
Salary Trend

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

SDLC Salary Trend in the UK

SDLC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDLC over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

SDLC Salary Histogram in the UK

SDLC
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 4239 £50,000 - 525
London +1 1624 £60,000 - 152
South East -9 735 £47,500 -1.55% 109
North West +11 425 £40,000 - 60
East of England +22 385 £46,924 +4.27% 43
South West +21 383 £42,500 - 61
Yorkshire +16 349 £45,000 +9.75% 41
City of London +6 327 £60,000 - 35
Manchester +9 243 £45,000 +12.50% 36
West Yorkshire +26 239 £43,000 - 30
West Midlands +13 210 £42,500 +13.33% 38
Bristol +30 205 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Leeds +14 190 £45,000 +4.65% 19
Berkshire +7 182 £57,500 +9.52% 25
Scotland +4 146 £44,611 -0.86% 11
Hampshire +10 141 £47,500 +5.55% 27
Surrey -16 127 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Hertfordshire +58 111 £50,000 - 9
East Midlands -21 111 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Cambridgeshire +10 92 £45,000 - 10
Wales -3 88 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Lancashire +24 85 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 85 £43,500 +2.35% 10
Essex +3 85 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South Wales +2 77 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Edinburgh +4 71 £45,000 - 7
Kent +2 67 £45,000 +11.11% 6
Reading +41 65 £46,250 -19.56% 9
Cheshire -6 63 £40,000 - 13
Glasgow +22 61 £44,471 +8.46% 3

SDLC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 5242 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
2 2679 (28.45%) Finance
3 2674 (28.40%) C#
4 2621 (27.84%) .NET
5 2559 (27.18%) SQL
6 2299 (24.42%) Java
7 2268 (24.09%) JavaScript
8 1959 (20.81%) HTML
9 1925 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 1765 (18.75%) Scrum
11 1547 (16.43%) CSS
12 1546 (16.42%) Degree
13 1415 (15.03%) Microsoft
14 1345 (14.29%) ASP.NET
15 1317 (13.99%) MVC
16 1265 (13.44%) OO
17 1209 (12.84%) TDD
18 1184 (12.58%) Project Management
19 1148 (12.19%) QA
20 1023 (10.87%) Software Engineering
21 1007 (10.70%) Waterfall
22 991 (10.53%) XML
23 968 (10.28%) Web Services
24 910 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
25 885 (9.40%) Computer Science
26 866 (9.20%) Linux
27 824 (8.75%) Banking
28 790 (8.39%) jQuery
29 784 (8.33%) Oracle
30 774 (8.22%) C++

SDLC
Top Related 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
1 266 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 259 (2.75%) CMS
3 171 (1.82%) IIS
4 168 (1.78%) Apache
5 144 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 144 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 127 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 115 (1.22%) Confluence
8 96 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 79 (0.84%) JBoss
10 73 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 73 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 71 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 50 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 43 (0.46%) nginx
14 36 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
14 36 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 33 (0.35%) Mule
15 33 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
16 32 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 702 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 161 (1.71%) MS Office
3 137 (1.46%) MS Project
4 105 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 69 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.13%) SPSS
9 9 (0.096%) Simulink
10 8 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.053%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.053%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.042%) Stateflow
13 2 (0.021%) Mingle
14 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.011%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.011%) HipChat
14 1 (0.011%) InDesign
14 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 107 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 25 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.19%) Magento
7 16 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 16 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 15 (0.16%) Sentinel
9 14 (0.15%) Endur
9 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.13%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 12 (0.13%) Primavera
11 11 (0.12%) Misys Equation
11 11 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 11 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
12 10 (0.11%) CA PPM
13 9 (0.096%) Bankmaster
13 9 (0.096%) Finacle
13 9 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 395 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 370 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (1.80%) SaaS
4 132 (1.40%) GitHub
5 78 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 63 (0.67%) PaaS
7 56 (0.59%) IaaS
8 49 (0.52%) CloudBees
9 48 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (0.39%) Office 365
11 24 (0.25%) Force.com
12 22 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (0.17%) Slack
14 14 (0.15%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.074%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.053%) G Suite
17 5 (0.053%) Google Analytics
18 4 (0.042%) Bluemix
18 4 (0.042%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 222 (2.36%) Internet
2 193 (2.05%) HTTP
3 147 (1.56%) Intranet
4 92 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 64 (0.68%) Firewall
6 57 (0.61%) Network Security
7 53 (0.56%) SSL
8 45 (0.48%) FTP
9 38 (0.40%) DNS
10 34 (0.36%) SMTP
11 31 (0.33%) Wireless
12 30 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 30 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (0.27%) VPN
14 22 (0.23%) Extranet
15 20 (0.21%) Ethernet
15 20 (0.21%) SNMP
16 18 (0.19%) LDAP
16 18 (0.19%) WAN
16 18 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1925 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 483 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 442 (4.69%) MySQL
4 386 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 369 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 298 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 295 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 283 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 273 (2.90%) Big Data
10 261 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 242 (2.57%) MongoDB
12 237 (2.52%) Hadoop
13 209 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 168 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 142 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 101 (1.07%) Apache Hive
16 101 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 80 (0.85%) DB2
18 72 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
19 62 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 770 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 661 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 640 (6.80%) JIRA
4 611 (6.49%) Selenium
5 574 (6.10%) Visual Studio
6 395 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 374 (3.97%) Subversion
8 284 (3.02%) Cucumber
9 222 (2.36%) Maven
10 197 (2.09%) HP UFT
11 167 (1.77%) JUnit
12 154 (1.64%) WebDriver
13 120 (1.27%) TeamCity
14 110 (1.17%) NUnit
15 108 (1.15%) Eclipse
16 107 (1.14%) SpecFlow
17 97 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 96 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
19 95 (1.01%) SoapUI
20 92 (0.98%) Ant
General
1 2679 (28.45%) Finance
2 824 (8.75%) Banking
3 439 (4.66%) Retail
4 304 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 278 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 250 (2.66%) Marketing
7 197 (2.09%) Games
8 187 (1.99%) Advertising
9 178 (1.89%) Front Office
10 146 (1.55%) Back Office
11 132 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 127 (1.35%) Legal
13 118 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 72 (0.76%) Publishing
15 68 (0.72%) Law
16 64 (0.68%) Electronics
17 59 (0.63%) Military
18 47 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 45 (0.48%) Retail Banking
20 36 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3890 (41.32%) Developer
2 1663 (17.66%) Analyst
3 1201 (12.76%) .NET Developer
4 979 (10.40%) C# Developer
5 872 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 870 (9.24%) Business Analyst
7 713 (7.57%) Senior Developer
8 709 (7.53%) Project Manager
9 690 (7.33%) Software Developer
10 681 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 433 (4.60%) Software Engineer
12 407 (4.32%) Test Analyst
13 402 (4.27%) Architect
14 334 (3.55%) SQL Developer
15 317 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
16 281 (2.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 278 (2.95%) Junior
18 269 (2.86%) Consultant
19 253 (2.69%) Lead Developer
20 251 (2.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2621 (27.84%) .NET
2 1959 (20.81%) HTML
3 1547 (16.43%) CSS
4 1345 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 991 (10.53%) XML
6 968 (10.28%) Web Services
7 790 (8.39%) jQuery
8 748 (7.94%) HTML5
9 661 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 650 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 630 (6.69%) .NET Framework
12 539 (5.72%) Spring
13 477 (5.07%) WCF
14 436 (4.63%) SOAP
15 409 (4.34%) CSS3
16 383 (4.07%) RESTful
17 380 (4.04%) REST
18 379 (4.03%) Entity Framework
19 366 (3.89%) Ajax
19 366 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 910 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 885 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 333 (3.54%) Mathematics
4 318 (3.38%) User Experience
5 280 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 252 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 238 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 159 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 153 (1.63%) Fintech
10 139 (1.48%) Equities
11 129 (1.37%) Derivative
12 122 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 118 (1.25%) Social Network
14 117 (1.24%) Algorithms
15 104 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 95 (1.01%) PMI
17 94 (1.00%) iPad
18 91 (0.97%) Data Integration
18 91 (0.97%) Physics
19 85 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 866 (9.20%) Linux
2 771 (8.19%) Windows
3 446 (4.74%) Unix
4 175 (1.86%) Android
5 147 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 108 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 66 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (0.52%) CoreOS
8 49 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (0.45%) CentOS
10 33 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.27%) Solaris
13 19 (0.20%) AIX
14 14 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.085%) MVS
17 6 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.053%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.042%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5242 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1765 (18.75%) Scrum
3 1317 (13.99%) MVC
4 1265 (13.44%) OO
5 1209 (12.84%) TDD
6 1184 (12.58%) Project Management
7 1023 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 1007 (10.70%) Waterfall
9 769 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 710 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 649 (6.89%) Web Development
12 642 (6.82%) Test Scripting
13 634 (6.73%) BDD
14 617 (6.55%) Business Analysis
15 602 (6.39%) DevOps
16 571 (6.06%) ITIL
17 567 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 557 (5.92%) Mentoring
19 519 (5.51%) PRINCE2
20 487 (5.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2674 (28.40%) C#
2 2559 (27.18%) SQL
3 2299 (24.42%) Java
4 2268 (24.09%) JavaScript
5 774 (8.22%) C++
6 713 (7.57%) Python
7 553 (5.87%) T-SQL
8 488 (5.18%) PHP
9 379 (4.03%) C
10 375 (3.98%) VB.NET
11 325 (3.45%) Ruby
12 254 (2.70%) Perl
13 201 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 188 (2.00%) Scala
15 183 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 149 (1.58%) VB
17 141 (1.50%) Bash Shell
18 122 (1.30%) XPath
19 105 (1.12%) Shell Script
20 82 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1546 (16.42%) Degree
2 485 (5.15%) ISEB
3 375 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 280 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 180 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 162 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 151 (1.60%) PMP
8 131 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 121 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 97 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 68 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 66 (0.70%) CISSP
13 42 (0.45%) CISM
14 39 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 36 (0.38%) PhD
16 30 (0.32%) CISA
17 29 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (0.30%) MCSD
19 26 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
20 24 (0.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1148 (12.19%) QA
2 91 (0.97%) SLA
3 74 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 58 (0.62%) MiFID
6 41 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.41%) COBIT
8 30 (0.32%) EMIR
9 22 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 21 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.18%) FATCA
12 16 (0.17%) SDET
13 12 (0.13%) HL7
14 10 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
15 8 (0.085%) ISO22301
15 8 (0.085%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.074%) AIFMD
16 7 (0.074%) UCITS
17 6 (0.064%) MISRA
17 6 (0.064%) SEPA
System Software
1 192 (2.04%) Docker
2 139 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 47 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 28 (0.30%) Firmware
6 24 (0.25%) HDFS
7 22 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.16%) Samba
9 11 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.12%) Squid
10 9 (0.096%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.085%) vSphere
12 7 (0.074%) NFS
13 6 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.053%) KVM
14 5 (0.053%) Snort
15 4 (0.042%) iptables
15 4 (0.042%) RACF
15 4 (0.042%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 179 (1.90%) Puppet
2 176 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (1.17%) Ansible
4 101 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 89 (0.95%) Nagios
6 62 (0.66%) Graphite
7 42 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 28 (0.30%) vRealize
9 20 (0.21%) Control-M
9 20 (0.21%) Rundeck
9 20 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 16 (0.17%) SCCM
10 16 (0.17%) SCOM
11 15 (0.16%) SCOrch
12 13 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
12 13 (0.14%) Oozie
13 12 (0.13%) Opsview
13 12 (0.13%) Salt
13 12 (0.13%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.085%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1415 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 784 (8.33%) Oracle
3 176 (1.87%) VMware
4 138 (1.47%) HP
5 134 (1.42%) Google
6 132 (1.40%) IBM
7 124 (1.32%) SAP
8 108 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 103 (1.09%) EPiServer
10 94 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 77 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 72 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 68 (0.72%) AppDynamics
14 59 (0.63%) Zend
15 56 (0.59%) Siebel
16 55 (0.58%) Sybase
17 52 (0.55%) Sitecore
18 47 (0.50%) TIBCO
19 41 (0.44%) Adobe
20 39 (0.41%) New Relic
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, training, healthcare
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Omni RMS
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance, pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: Salary excellent & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidstone, Kent
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Denbighshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Jenrick IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday