Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 35 64 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.18% 16.84% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 18.44% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 9
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -21.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £25,650 £11,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £40,750 £49,250
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +45.45% -21.43% +12.90%

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 510 347 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 90.11% 91.32% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 310 212 185
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £63,350
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% -5.88%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Belfast

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 22 (62.86%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) C#
4 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Degree
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) PHP
7 8 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (22.86%) Low Latency
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (20.00%) DevOps
8 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (17.14%) Cyberattack
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) CSS
10 5 (14.29%) TDD
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.43%) jQuery
11 4 (11.43%) NoSQL

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 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Blockchain
3 3 (8.57%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) gulp
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Spock
3 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Java Developer
4 12 (34.29%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
4 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
4 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.57%) Velocity
5 2 (5.71%) React
6 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Cyberattack
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile Wallet
3 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (22.86%) Low Latency
4 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
7 3 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) PHP
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) Java 8
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) logstash
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.86%) Netezza
3 1 (2.86%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.86%) VMware