Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 54 43
Rank change year-on-year -32 -11 +20
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 110 178 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.01% 4.67% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 5.06% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 101 136 225
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,625 £28,800
90th Percentile £86,250 £67,500 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,310 3,520 4,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.46% 92.29% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,358 2,787 3,213
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Birmingham

SDLC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Birmingham

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.09%) .NET
3 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
4 40 (36.36%) C#
5 31 (28.18%) SQL
6 30 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
7 28 (25.45%) CSS
8 26 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (22.73%) HTML
9 25 (22.73%) Software Engineering
10 24 (21.82%) TDD
10 24 (21.82%) Finance
11 23 (20.91%) .NET Framework
11 23 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 22 (20.00%) Windows
13 21 (19.09%) Java
13 21 (19.09%) SharePoint
13 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
13 21 (19.09%) jQuery
13 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (18.18%) Integration Testing
15 19 (17.27%) Degree
15 19 (17.27%) MVC
16 18 (16.36%) Legal
17 16 (14.55%) Xamarin
18 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (13.64%) XML

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 21 (19.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.45%) CMS
3 6 (5.45%) IIS
4 4 (3.64%) Apache
5 3 (2.73%) Confluence
5 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.91%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.91%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.73%) Office 365
3 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.82%) Boomi
4 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.82%) GitHub
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
4 2 (1.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.91%) Datadog
5 1 (0.91%) Force.com
5 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.91%) Serverless
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Extranet
1 6 (5.45%) Firewall
1 6 (5.45%) SSL
1 6 (5.45%) Wireless
2 1 (0.91%) SAN
2 1 (0.91%) SMS
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.64%) Power BI
7 4 (3.64%) QlikView
8 3 (2.73%) Big Data
8 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.73%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.82%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.36%) Maven
2 5 (4.55%) Selenium
3 4 (3.64%) Jasmine
3 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 4 (3.64%) Mocha
4 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Legal
3 10 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.09%) Retail
4 7 (6.36%) Marketing
5 6 (5.45%) Banking
5 6 (5.45%) Law
6 3 (2.73%) Publishing
7 2 (1.82%) Automotive
7 2 (1.82%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Software Engineer
3 18 (16.36%) Architect
4 14 (12.73%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.91%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.36%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.73%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.09%) .NET
2 28 (25.45%) CSS
3 25 (22.73%) HTML
4 23 (20.91%) .NET Framework
5 21 (19.09%) jQuery
6 15 (13.64%) JSON
6 15 (13.64%) XML
7 14 (12.73%) Web Services
8 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
9 12 (10.91%) Hibernate
10 11 (10.00%) J2EE
11 9 (8.18%) SOAP
12 8 (7.27%) HTML5
12 8 (7.27%) Node.js
12 8 (7.27%) REST
12 8 (7.27%) Spring
12 8 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.36%) Middleware
13 7 (6.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
3 20 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (12.73%) Mobile App
5 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.45%) EPoS
7 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.82%) iSeries
7 2 (1.82%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.91%) AS400
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) Mac OS X
3 10 (9.09%) Linux
4 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.45%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (1.82%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.82%) TDD
4 23 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 19 (17.27%) MVC
7 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (13.64%) Web Development
8 14 (12.73%) Cross-Platform Development
9 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.82%) Mobile Application Development
10 12 (10.91%) ITIL
10 12 (10.91%) Scrum
10 12 (10.91%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.18%) BDD
13 8 (7.27%) Analytics
13 8 (7.27%) Content Management
13 8 (7.27%) Project Management
13 8 (7.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 40 (36.36%) C#
3 31 (28.18%) SQL
4 21 (19.09%) Java
5 12 (10.91%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.36%) Python
6 7 (6.36%) VB
7 5 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) R
8 2 (1.82%) RPG
8 2 (1.82%) RPG IV
8 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 14 (12.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (10.91%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.64%) HND
4 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.91%) CIPD
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.36%) Docker
3 2 (1.82%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Ansible
1 2 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Packer
2 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) Xamarin
3 12 (10.91%) Remedy
4 11 (10.00%) Oracle
5 8 (7.27%) VMware
6 6 (5.45%) LexisNexis
6 6 (5.45%) SAP
7 4 (3.64%) Informatica
7 4 (3.64%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.64%) Tableau
8 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.82%) Talend
9 1 (0.91%) Google
9 1 (0.91%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.91%) NetApp
9 1 (0.91%) New Relic