Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 8 39
Rank change year-on-year -33 +31 -13
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 19 64 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.01% 18.77% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 20.19% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 4
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -29.03% +27.05%
10th Percentile £22,013 £11,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £51,500 £56,750
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +54.55% -29.03% +27.05%

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 342 317 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 90.24% 92.96% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 244 200 195
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £25,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,000
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.67%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC 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 across the Belfast region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (31.58%) C++
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile Wallet
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) JUnit

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) Spock
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) React
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Enzyme
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
4 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Wallet
2 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Presales
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) C
7 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.26%) Java 8
8 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
8 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.26%) Netezza
2 1 (5.26%) StreamBase
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) VMware