Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 66 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 0
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 158 148 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.87% 3.97% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 4.32% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 135 93 117
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +16.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,600 £27,600
90th Percentile £102,500 £77,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2,986 3,428 3,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.96% 91.95% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 2,489 2,792
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -2.38%

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 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 91 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.18%) Scrum
3 51 (32.28%) Java
4 46 (29.11%) Software Engineering
5 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
6 38 (24.05%) C#
7 32 (20.25%) HTML
7 32 (20.25%) CSS
8 31 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (18.35%) .NET
10 28 (17.72%) Project Management
10 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (17.09%) Mentoring
12 26 (16.46%) CRM
13 25 (15.82%) SQL
14 23 (14.56%) SQL Server
15 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
16 20 (12.66%) Finance
16 20 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (12.03%) Web Services
18 17 (10.76%) Degree
18 17 (10.76%) DevOps
19 16 (10.13%) Matrix Management
19 16 (10.13%) XML
19 16 (10.13%) MVC
20 15 (9.49%) jQuery
20 15 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
21 14 (8.86%) AngularJS
21 14 (8.86%) iSeries

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 6 (3.80%) Apache
1 6 (3.80%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.53%) PaaS
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.90%) Datadog
5 3 (1.90%) SaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 2 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Office 365
6 2 (1.27%) Serverless
7 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
1 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (1.27%) Skype
1 2 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) Network Security
2 1 (0.63%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.80%) Big Data
5 4 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.27%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Power BI
7 2 (1.27%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Selenium
2 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.70%) JIRA
4 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.80%) JMeter
5 6 (3.80%) Maven
5 6 (3.80%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.53%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.53%) Mocha
8 3 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.90%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.90%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.90%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.27%) Appium
9 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (12.66%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Banking
3 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.43%) Marketing
5 6 (3.80%) Advertising
5 6 (3.80%) Law
6 3 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (31.65%) Developer
2 29 (18.35%) Delivery Manager
3 20 (12.66%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 16 (10.13%) Analyst
5 14 (8.86%) Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Integration Developer
5 14 (8.86%) RPG Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Consultant
6 12 (7.59%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Graduate
9 9 (5.70%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 7 (4.43%) Junior
11 7 (4.43%) Junior Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Software Consultant
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.25%) CSS
1 32 (20.25%) HTML
2 29 (18.35%) .NET
3 19 (12.03%) Web Services
4 16 (10.13%) XML
5 15 (9.49%) jQuery
6 14 (8.86%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.59%) SOAP
8 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET
9 9 (5.70%) Angular 2
9 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.70%) EDI
10 8 (5.06%) HTML5
10 8 (5.06%) JSON
11 7 (4.43%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.43%) J2EE
11 7 (4.43%) Middleware
11 7 (4.43%) Node.js
11 7 (4.43%) Spring
12 6 (3.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) iSeries
3 12 (7.59%) AS400
3 12 (7.59%) NHS
4 11 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.70%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) EPoS
8 2 (1.27%) Life Science
8 2 (1.27%) Robotics
8 2 (1.27%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) Windows
2 5 (3.16%) Linux
3 3 (1.90%) CentOS
3 3 (1.90%) DC/OS
3 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.90%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.18%) Scrum
3 46 (29.11%) Software Engineering
4 28 (17.72%) Project Management
5 27 (17.09%) Mentoring
6 26 (16.46%) CRM
7 20 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.76%) DevOps
10 16 (10.13%) Matrix Management
10 16 (10.13%) MVC
11 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
12 13 (8.23%) ETL
13 12 (7.59%) Acceptance Criteria
13 12 (7.59%) Decision-Making
13 12 (7.59%) ERP
13 12 (7.59%) ITIL
13 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.59%) Project Governance
14 11 (6.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) Java
2 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.05%) C#
4 25 (15.82%) SQL
5 14 (8.86%) RPG
6 10 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.70%) RPG IV
7 9 (5.70%) VB
8 8 (5.06%) Python
9 5 (3.16%) PHP
9 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.90%) C++
10 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.76%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.80%) APMG
4 6 (3.80%) APMP
4 6 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.80%) PMP
5 4 (2.53%) HND
5 4 (2.53%) ISEB
6 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) QA
2 8 (5.06%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.90%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) XenApp
4 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.16%) Puppet
1 5 (3.16%) Terraform
2 3 (1.90%) Ansible
2 3 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (1.90%) Packer
3 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.27%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) Google
2 9 (5.70%) JD Edwards
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle
4 6 (3.80%) IBM
5 4 (2.53%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.90%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.90%) New Relic
6 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.90%) Splunk
6 3 (1.90%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) arcserve
7 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) CommVault
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) Informatica
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
7 2 (1.27%) Veeam