Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 57 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 +21
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 145 183 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.97% 4.40% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.86% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 154 125
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,650 £27,500 £30,350
90th Percentile £75,500 £57,500 £71,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3,290 3,768 3,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.14% 90.64% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,406 2,833 2,976
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,124 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.05% -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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 46 (31.72%) SQL
1 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) Finance
3 42 (28.97%) Java
4 39 (26.90%) JavaScript
5 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (20.69%) Windows
7 29 (20.00%) QA
8 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
9 26 (17.93%) HTML
9 26 (17.93%) SQL Server
10 25 (17.24%) CSS
10 25 (17.24%) Project Management
10 25 (17.24%) Test Automation
11 24 (16.55%) .NET
12 23 (15.86%) Degree
13 22 (15.17%) C#
14 21 (14.48%) MVC
15 19 (13.10%) Linux
15 19 (13.10%) Retail
16 18 (12.41%) ITIL
16 18 (12.41%) PHP
16 18 (12.41%) Presales
17 17 (11.72%) Computer Science
18 16 (11.03%) Unix
18 16 (11.03%) DevOps
19 15 (10.34%) TeamCity
19 15 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
19 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (8.97%) JBoss
2 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.76%) Apache
4 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.76%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.45%) Office 365
4 4 (2.76%) GitHub
5 3 (2.07%) Boomi
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.38%) Datadog
6 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.69%) Force.com
7 1 (0.69%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) NetScaler
2 5 (3.45%) LAN
2 5 (3.45%) RFID
2 5 (3.45%) WAN
2 5 (3.45%) WLAN
3 2 (1.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Extranet
4 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) TeamCity
2 13 (8.97%) Selenium
3 12 (8.28%) Subversion
4 11 (7.59%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.21%) NuGet
6 9 (6.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (5.52%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.52%) JIRA
8 6 (4.14%) Bitbucket
8 6 (4.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.14%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.14%) JBehave
8 6 (4.14%) JMeter
8 6 (4.14%) Maven
8 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.14%) WATIR
8 6 (4.14%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.45%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (29.66%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Retail
3 13 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.90%) Publishing
5 7 (4.83%) Banking
6 6 (4.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.45%) Legal
8 2 (1.38%) Advertising
8 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Law
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (33.79%) Developer
2 22 (15.17%) Analyst
3 20 (13.79%) Architect
4 15 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 15 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 14 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.90%) SAP Architect
9 9 (6.21%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Development Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (6.21%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (6.21%) HTML Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.83%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.93%) HTML
2 25 (17.24%) CSS
3 24 (16.55%) .NET
4 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.59%) REST
6 10 (6.90%) Spring
7 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.52%) J2EE
7 8 (5.52%) JSON
8 7 (4.83%) jQuery
8 7 (4.83%) SOAP
8 7 (4.83%) Web Services
8 7 (4.83%) XML
9 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.14%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.45%) React
10 5 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.72%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.21%) Robotics
4 8 (5.52%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.45%) User Experience
7 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.07%) NHS
9 2 (1.38%) Life Science
9 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.69%) Fintech
10 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.69%) Windows
2 19 (13.10%) Linux
3 16 (11.03%) Unix
4 14 (9.66%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.90%) Android
6 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.52%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.38%) CentOS
8 2 (1.38%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.24%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) Test Automation
3 21 (14.48%) MVC
4 18 (12.41%) ITIL
4 18 (12.41%) Presales
5 16 (11.03%) DevOps
6 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (10.34%) Change Management
7 14 (9.66%) BDD
7 14 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (8.28%) CRM
8 12 (8.28%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.28%) Target Operating Model
9 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.90%) Open Source
11 9 (6.21%) Robotic Process Automation
11 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.72%) SQL
2 42 (28.97%) Java
3 39 (26.90%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.17%) C#
5 18 (12.41%) PHP
6 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.21%) Python
8 6 (4.14%) Perl
8 6 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.45%) C
10 2 (1.38%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.69%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Degree
2 15 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.21%) ISEB
5 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CISM
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.38%) IEC 62304
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) COBIT
3 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.69%) GPG13
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Docker
1 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) Ansible
1 11 (7.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.38%) Packer
2 2 (1.38%) Terraform
3 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) SAP
3 8 (5.52%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.07%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.07%) VMware
6 2 (1.38%) Google
6 2 (1.38%) New Relic
6 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.38%) Splunk
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.69%) Brocade
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Pega
7 1 (0.69%) Zend