Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 149 119 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.95% 3.14% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 3.44% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 95 100 106
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,175 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £92,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -11.76%

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 3,407 3,455 3,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.30% 91.26% 88.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,441 2,695 3,022
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 53 (35.57%) Finance
2 49 (32.89%) SQL
2 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.85%) Java
3 40 (26.85%) C#
4 37 (24.83%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (23.49%) .NET
6 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
6 31 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (17.45%) Degree
8 23 (15.44%) QA
8 23 (15.44%) MVC
8 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (14.77%) Test Automation
9 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
10 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
10 21 (14.09%) CRM
11 20 (13.42%) CSS
11 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.75%) Manufacturing
12 19 (12.75%) JSON
12 19 (12.75%) Retail
13 18 (12.08%) Computer Science
14 17 (11.41%) Web Services
14 17 (11.41%) Windows
14 17 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (11.41%) Presales
15 16 (10.74%) Self-Motivation
15 16 (10.74%) Mobile App
15 16 (10.74%) Apache

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 16 (10.74%) Apache
2 12 (8.05%) JBoss
2 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) CMS
4 4 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (2.01%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.01%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.38%) Boomi
4 9 (6.04%) Office 365
5 4 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.01%) SaaS
7 2 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.34%) GitHub
7 2 (1.34%) NuGet
7 2 (1.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.67%) Force.com
8 1 (0.67%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.67%) npm
8 1 (0.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Internet
2 3 (2.01%) LAN
2 3 (2.01%) RFID
2 3 (2.01%) SSL
2 3 (2.01%) WAN
2 3 (2.01%) WLAN
3 2 (1.34%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.67%) Extranet
4 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.68%) MySQL
5 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Selenium
2 12 (8.05%) Subversion
3 10 (6.71%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.70%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.68%) JIRA
7 3 (2.01%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.01%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.01%) JBehave
7 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.01%) JMeter
7 3 (2.01%) Maven
7 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.01%) WATIR
7 3 (2.01%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.34%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (35.57%) Finance
2 19 (12.75%) Manufacturing
2 19 (12.75%) Retail
3 13 (8.72%) Legal
3 13 (8.72%) Publishing
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Law
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.01%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (27.52%) Developer
2 29 (19.46%) Architect
3 27 (18.12%) Analyst
4 17 (11.41%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (10.07%) Test Analyst
6 13 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.38%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.38%) Integration Specialist
8 11 (7.38%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.38%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) SAP Architect
11 8 (5.37%) Applications Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) .NET
2 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
3 20 (13.42%) CSS
4 19 (12.75%) JSON
5 17 (11.41%) Web Services
6 16 (10.74%) J2EE
7 15 (10.07%) JMS
7 15 (10.07%) REST
8 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET
8 14 (9.40%) HTML
9 13 (8.72%) .NET Framework
9 13 (8.72%) Hibernate
10 12 (8.05%) EJB
10 12 (8.05%) Spring
11 11 (7.38%) Servlets
11 11 (7.38%) SOAP
11 11 (7.38%) XML
12 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (4.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.08%) Computer Science
3 16 (10.74%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.74%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.03%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.01%) Mobile Games
6 3 (2.01%) NHS
7 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.34%) Robotics
7 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.67%) iPhone
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.41%) Windows
2 12 (8.05%) Unix
3 10 (6.71%) Linux
4 6 (4.03%) Android
4 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.03%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (15.44%) MVC
4 22 (14.77%) Test Automation
5 21 (14.09%) CRM
6 17 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.41%) Presales
7 16 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (10.07%) BDD
9 14 (9.40%) Data Modelling
9 14 (9.40%) TDD
10 12 (8.05%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (8.05%) Project Management
10 12 (8.05%) SOA
11 11 (7.38%) API Development
12 10 (6.71%) Functional Testing
12 10 (6.71%) Integration Testing
12 10 (6.71%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.04%) Change Management
13 9 (6.04%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.89%) SQL
2 40 (26.85%) C#
2 40 (26.85%) Java
3 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.70%) PHP
4 7 (4.70%) VB
5 6 (4.03%) C++
5 6 (4.03%) Perl
5 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.03%) Python
6 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.01%) C
7 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Degree
2 15 (10.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (9.40%) ISEB
4 11 (7.38%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.36%) CISM
5 5 (3.36%) CISSP
6 4 (2.68%) CIPD
6 4 (2.68%) CSSLP
6 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.68%) SANS
7 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.34%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.44%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) GCP
2 4 (2.68%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) GPG13
4 1 (0.67%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Ansible
2 2 (1.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) SAP
3 11 (7.38%) MuleSoft
3 11 (7.38%) ServiceNow
4 9 (6.04%) Oracle
4 9 (6.04%) Xamarin
5 7 (4.70%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.68%) Veracode
7 3 (2.01%) LexisNexis
8 2 (1.34%) Remedy
9 1 (0.67%) Brocade
9 1 (0.67%) Capita
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) Pega
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) VMware