Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 146 149 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.75% 3.85% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.24% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 106 125 144
Birmingham median annual salary £46,256 £42,500 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £89,875
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -5.88%

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 3,547 3,512 4,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.07% 90.70% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,539 2,860 3,184
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 54 (36.99%) Finance
2 52 (35.62%) C#
3 51 (34.93%) SQL
4 49 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (32.19%) .NET
6 44 (30.14%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (27.40%) JavaScript
8 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (23.29%) Java
10 33 (22.60%) Degree
11 30 (20.55%) Legal
12 27 (18.49%) .NET Framework
13 26 (17.81%) JSON
13 26 (17.81%) TDD
13 26 (17.81%) SharePoint
14 25 (17.12%) Self-Motivation
15 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (16.44%) CSS
15 24 (16.44%) Computer Science
16 23 (15.75%) Integration Testing
16 23 (15.75%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.07%) MVC
17 22 (15.07%) Web Services
18 21 (14.38%) Mobile App
18 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
18 21 (14.38%) Computer Science Degree
19 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
20 19 (13.01%) Hibernate
20 19 (13.01%) AngularJS
21 18 (12.33%) Manufacturing

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 26 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.96%) Apache
3 10 (6.85%) CMS
4 9 (6.16%) IIS
4 9 (6.16%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.42%) JBoss
6 3 (2.05%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.68%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.64%) Office 365
3 12 (8.22%) Boomi
4 8 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.37%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) Force.com
7 1 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.68%) npm
7 1 (0.68%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) SSL
2 6 (4.11%) Firewall
2 6 (4.11%) Wireless
3 4 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.68%) Extranet
5 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
2 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.68%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Selenium
2 10 (6.85%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.11%) Subversion
4 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.05%) Maven
4 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) Gradle
6 1 (0.68%) JBehave
6 1 (0.68%) JHipster
6 1 (0.68%) Mockito
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 54 (36.99%) Finance
2 30 (20.55%) Legal
3 18 (12.33%) Manufacturing
4 17 (11.64%) Retail
5 10 (6.85%) Banking
6 9 (6.16%) Law
6 9 (6.16%) Publishing
7 3 (2.05%) Games
8 2 (1.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Developer
2 24 (16.44%) Architect
3 21 (14.38%) Analyst
4 17 (11.64%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.64%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (10.96%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Integration Specialist
8 10 (6.85%) Project Manager
9 9 (6.16%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) SQL Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.79%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.19%) .NET
2 27 (18.49%) .NET Framework
3 26 (17.81%) JSON
4 24 (16.44%) CSS
5 22 (15.07%) Web Services
6 19 (13.01%) AngularJS
6 19 (13.01%) Hibernate
7 17 (11.64%) ASP.NET
8 16 (10.96%) JMS
9 15 (10.27%) J2EE
10 14 (9.59%) HTML
11 13 (8.90%) EJB
11 13 (8.90%) REST
11 13 (8.90%) Servlets
12 12 (8.22%) jQuery
12 12 (8.22%) SOAP
12 12 (8.22%) XML
13 10 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (6.16%) Entity Framework
14 9 (6.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.12%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (16.44%) Computer Science
4 21 (14.38%) Mobile App
5 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.11%) EPoS
7 3 (2.05%) Mobile Games
7 3 (2.05%) User Experience
8 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.27%) Windows
2 13 (8.90%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.11%) Linux
4 4 (2.74%) Unix
5 2 (1.37%) AIX
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.14%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (17.81%) TDD
4 23 (15.75%) Integration Testing
5 22 (15.07%) MVC
6 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
7 17 (11.64%) Cross-Platform Development
8 16 (10.96%) Test Automation
8 16 (10.96%) Web Development
9 15 (10.27%) BDD
9 15 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (10.27%) CRM
10 14 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.59%) SOA
10 14 (9.59%) Translating Business Requirements
11 13 (8.90%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (8.90%) Mobile Application Development
11 13 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (8.22%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.62%) C#
2 51 (34.93%) SQL
3 40 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 34 (23.29%) Java
5 13 (8.90%) VB
6 11 (7.53%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.11%) Python
8 5 (3.42%) C++
9 4 (2.74%) Perl
9 4 (2.74%) PHP
10 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.37%) R
11 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Java 8
12 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (22.60%) Degree
2 21 (14.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (8.90%) Master's Degree
3 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.53%) ISEB
5 5 (3.42%) CIPD
6 4 (2.74%) CISM
6 4 (2.74%) CISSP
6 4 (2.74%) CSSLP
6 4 (2.74%) SANS
7 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 9 (6.16%) ISO 9001
2 9 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.74%) GCP
3 4 (2.74%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Ansible
2 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) Xamarin
3 13 (8.90%) Remedy
3 13 (8.90%) SAP
4 12 (8.22%) MuleSoft
4 12 (8.22%) ServiceNow
5 9 (6.16%) LexisNexis
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle
7 5 (3.42%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.74%) Veracode
9 2 (1.37%) Capita
9 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) Brocade
10 1 (0.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
10 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.68%) VMware