Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 51 42
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 92 288 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.18% 4.88% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 5.34% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84 240 347
Median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,589 5,394 6,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 89.43% 91.47% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 4,360 5,026
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.26% +5.56%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Berkshire

SDLC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SDLC in Berkshire

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Berkshire

SDLC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. 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
Reading -3 44 £50,375 -12.39% 5
Slough +15 13 £65,000 +30.00%
Maidenhead +26 8 £59,500 +19.00% 1
Crowthorne - 4 £60,000 -
Wokingham +8 3 £53,750 +27.25%
Newbury -9 2 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Bracknell -13 2 £55,000 -
Ascot - 1 - -
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 56 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) C#
3 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 29 (31.52%) QA
5 26 (28.26%) .NET
5 26 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (27.17%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (26.09%) Java
8 22 (23.91%) Azure
9 21 (22.83%) SQL
10 19 (20.65%) DevOps
11 18 (19.57%) Scrum
12 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
13 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.13%) Project Management
14 13 (14.13%) SaaS
14 13 (14.13%) Microservices
15 12 (13.04%) AWS
15 12 (13.04%) Degree
15 12 (13.04%) HTML
15 12 (13.04%) CSS
16 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (11.96%) Selenium
16 11 (11.96%) Acceptance Criteria
17 10 (10.87%) API Testing
17 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
17 10 (10.87%) REST
17 10 (10.87%) Web Services
17 10 (10.87%) Python

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (5.43%) Confluence
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Azure
2 13 (14.13%) SaaS
3 12 (13.04%) AWS
4 5 (5.43%) GitHub
4 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.17%) Boomi
5 2 (2.17%) Logic Apps
5 2 (2.17%) Office 365
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.09%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.09%) GCP
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
6 1 (1.09%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) DNS
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) IPv6
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) MPLS
2 1 (1.09%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) SNMP
2 1 (1.09%) VLAN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.35%) Big Data
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.35%) Power BI
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.35%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) NewSQL
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Selenium
2 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.61%) JIRA
3 7 (7.61%) JMeter
4 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.43%) Vagrant
5 4 (4.35%) Cypress.io
5 4 (4.35%) Newman
5 4 (4.35%) Postman
5 4 (4.35%) Robot Framework
5 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.26%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.26%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Back Office
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Developer
2 12 (13.04%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) QA Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) QA Tester
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Tester
6 5 (5.43%) Product Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Digital Product Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
2 12 (13.04%) CSS
2 12 (13.04%) HTML
3 10 (10.87%) REST
3 10 (10.87%) Web Services
4 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Core
5 7 (7.61%) XML
6 6 (6.52%) RESTful
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.43%) RAML
7 5 (5.43%) Swagger
7 5 (5.43%) WSDL
7 5 (5.43%) XSD
8 4 (4.35%) Spring
9 3 (3.26%) jQuery
10 2 (2.17%) HTML5
10 2 (2.17%) React
11 1 (1.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (20.65%) DevOps
4 18 (19.57%) Scrum
5 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.13%) Microservices
7 13 (14.13%) Project Management
8 11 (11.96%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.87%) API Testing
9 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.78%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
11 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.70%) ITIL
11 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.70%) User Stories
12 7 (7.61%) Product Roadmap
12 7 (7.61%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) C#
2 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.09%) Java
4 21 (22.83%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Python
6 9 (9.78%) C
7 8 (8.70%) C++
8 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.43%) Bourne shell
8 5 (5.43%) Groovy
8 5 (5.43%) Jython
8 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.26%) Perl
10 3 (3.26%) PHP
11 2 (2.17%) Java 8
11 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) SANS
5 1 (1.09%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (31.52%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) COBIT
2 3 (3.26%) NIST
3 2 (2.17%) GDPR
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) PMO
4 1 (1.09%) Good Clinical Practice
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) CASB
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.17%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.17%) Dell
4 2 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) Nintex
5 1 (1.09%) Plumtree
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.09%) Workday