Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 55 37
Rank change year-on-year -16 -18 +28
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 127 184 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.61% 4.83% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 5.26% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 115 132 227
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £32,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £99,000 £65,000 £61,750
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 3,203 3,498 4,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.07% 91.84% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,283 2,724 3,142
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 56 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.58%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.28%) Java
4 37 (29.13%) .NET
5 36 (28.35%) C#
5 36 (28.35%) Software Engineering
6 34 (26.77%) HTML
7 32 (25.20%) CSS
8 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
9 29 (22.83%) Scrum
10 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
11 27 (21.26%) SQL
11 27 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (16.54%) ITIL
12 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
13 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (14.96%) jQuery
14 19 (14.96%) XML
14 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (13.39%) Finance
15 17 (13.39%) TDD
16 16 (12.60%) MVC
16 16 (12.60%) CRM
16 16 (12.60%) Web Services
17 15 (11.81%) SOAP
18 14 (11.02%) Windows
18 14 (11.02%) ETL
18 14 (11.02%) Project Management
18 14 (11.02%) QA
18 14 (11.02%) Relational Database

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 9 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.30%) Apache
2 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.36%) Confluence
4 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (5.51%) Office 365
4 3 (2.36%) GitHub
5 2 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.57%) PaaS
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.79%) Datadog
6 1 (0.79%) Serverless
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Extranet
2 3 (2.36%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.87%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.09%) Big Data
5 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.15%) Power BI
8 4 (3.15%) QlikView
9 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.57%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.57%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.57%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Selenium
2 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Maven
3 6 (4.72%) JIRA
3 6 (4.72%) JMeter
3 6 (4.72%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.15%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.15%) Mocha
5 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Marketing
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Law
5 5 (3.94%) Banking
5 5 (3.94%) Legal
5 5 (3.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Automotive
6 2 (1.57%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (33.07%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Architect
3 19 (14.96%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 19 (14.96%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (9.45%) Integration Developer
5 11 (8.66%) SQL Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Graduate
7 9 (7.09%) RPG Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Junior
9 7 (5.51%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Development Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Graduate Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Software Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Software Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.13%) .NET
2 34 (26.77%) HTML
3 32 (25.20%) CSS
4 19 (14.96%) jQuery
4 19 (14.96%) XML
5 16 (12.60%) Web Services
6 15 (11.81%) SOAP
7 14 (11.02%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.24%) Middleware
9 12 (9.45%) Kafka
10 11 (8.66%) .NET Framework
11 10 (7.87%) J2EE
11 10 (7.87%) JSON
11 10 (7.87%) Spring
12 9 (7.09%) EDI
12 9 (7.09%) Node.js
12 9 (7.09%) Spring MVC
13 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
14 7 (5.51%) Angular 2
14 7 (5.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.87%) NHS
4 9 (7.09%) iSeries
4 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.51%) AS400
5 7 (5.51%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.36%) EPoS
7 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.02%) Windows
2 8 (6.30%) Linux
3 7 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.72%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.94%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.15%) CentOS
7 2 (1.57%) Android
7 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.35%) Software Engineering
3 29 (22.83%) Scrum
4 21 (16.54%) ITIL
4 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
5 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (13.39%) TDD
7 16 (12.60%) CRM
7 16 (12.60%) MVC
8 14 (11.02%) ETL
8 14 (11.02%) Project Management
9 12 (9.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
9 12 (9.45%) Decision-Making
10 11 (8.66%) BDD
10 11 (8.66%) DevOps
11 10 (7.87%) Business Development
11 10 (7.87%) ERP
11 10 (7.87%) Matrix Management
11 10 (7.87%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.58%) JavaScript
2 41 (32.28%) Java
3 36 (28.35%) C#
4 27 (21.26%) SQL
5 12 (9.45%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.09%) RPG
6 9 (7.09%) RPG IV
7 8 (6.30%) VB
8 6 (4.72%) Python
9 5 (3.94%) PHP
10 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) HND
3 6 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.94%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.15%) ISEB
6 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) QA
2 8 (6.30%) GDPR
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
1 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Ansible
1 1 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Packer
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle
3 9 (7.09%) JD Edwards
3 9 (7.09%) Xamarin
4 7 (5.51%) Google
4 7 (5.51%) VMware
5 5 (3.94%) Remedy
6 4 (3.15%) Informatica
6 4 (3.15%) SAP
6 4 (3.15%) Tableau
7 2 (1.57%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.57%) Talend
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) New Relic
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.79%) Splunk