Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 64 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.80% 5.82% 6.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.60% 6.43% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 6
Belfast median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +12.90% -1.59%
10th Percentile £11,250 £26,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £40,750 £49,250 £59,125
County Antrim median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +12.90% -1.59%

SDLC is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 344 249 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 90.29% 90.55% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 209 184 91
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,650 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £63,700 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -11.11% +38.46%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Belfast

SDLC
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Belfast

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Belfast over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Belfast

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the Belfast region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Oracle
3 41 (64.06%) Scrum
4 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 37 (57.81%) Legal
6 30 (46.88%) Kanban
7 23 (35.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (34.38%) AngularJS
9 20 (31.25%) DevOps
9 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
9 20 (31.25%) MS Visio
10 19 (29.69%) .NET
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (29.69%) Process Management
10 19 (29.69%) Finance
10 19 (29.69%) Business Analysis
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (29.69%) Node.js
11 18 (28.13%) Workflow Management
11 18 (28.13%) Workflow
11 18 (28.13%) Project Management
11 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Project
11 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (28.13%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (28.13%) Ticket Management
11 18 (28.13%) Customer-Centricity
11 18 (28.13%) Traceability Matrix
12 17 (26.56%) SQL
12 17 (26.56%) Degree

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 12 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 12 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.75%) iPaaS
2 12 (18.75%) PaaS
2 12 (18.75%) SaaS
3 4 (6.25%) GitHub
3 4 (6.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) SSL
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.94%) DocumentDB
4 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.81%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.75%) Bitbucket
2 12 (18.75%) GitLab
3 10 (15.63%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (10.94%) TeamCity
5 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (57.81%) Legal
2 19 (29.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Scrum Master
4 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) QA Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Graduate
8 2 (3.13%) Graduate Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Graduate Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) AngularJS
2 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) Node.js
3 13 (20.31%) Web Services
4 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) HTML
4 8 (12.50%) jQuery
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.94%) Angular 2
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.94%) Backbone.js
5 7 (10.94%) Classic ASP
5 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
5 7 (10.94%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (10.94%) RESTful
5 7 (10.94%) Spring
5 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.81%) REST
6 5 (7.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 12 (18.75%) User Experience
2 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (9.38%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) Scrum
3 30 (46.88%) Kanban
4 23 (35.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (31.25%) DevOps
6 19 (29.69%) Business Analysis
6 19 (29.69%) Process Management
7 18 (28.13%) Customer-Centricity
7 18 (28.13%) Dashboard Development
7 18 (28.13%) Project Management
7 18 (28.13%) Ticket Management
7 18 (28.13%) Traceability Matrix
7 18 (28.13%) Workflow
7 18 (28.13%) Workflow Management
8 13 (20.31%) CRM
8 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
8 13 (20.31%) Migration
9 12 (18.75%) Data Security
9 12 (18.75%) SOA
9 12 (18.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.88%) Java
4 12 (18.75%) PHP
4 12 (18.75%) Python
4 12 (18.75%) Ruby
5 7 (10.94%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.56%) Degree
3 11 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (17.19%) PMI Certification
3 11 (17.19%) PMP
4 6 (9.38%) ISEB
4 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Kubernetes
2 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Oracle
2 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.13%) SAP