Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 32 58
Rank change year-on-year -27 +26 -14
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 86 269 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.57% 7.82% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 8.25% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 57 176 104
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,768 3,261 2,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.89% 94.85% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,285 2,284 1,717
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Cambridge

SDLC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDLC in Cambridge.

Salary trend for SDLC in Cambridge

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 69 (80.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Scrum
3 38 (44.19%) Test Automation
4 35 (40.70%) Finance
5 32 (37.21%) .NET
6 30 (34.88%) User Stories
7 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (27.91%) C#
10 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
10 23 (26.74%) Project Management
11 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
11 22 (25.58%) SQL
11 22 (25.58%) MVC
11 22 (25.58%) JIRA
11 22 (25.58%) Manual Testing
11 22 (25.58%) Android
12 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
12 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (24.42%) Apple iOS
12 21 (24.42%) UML
13 20 (23.26%) Unit Testing
13 20 (23.26%) Mobile App
14 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
14 19 (22.09%) Mathematics
14 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
15 18 (20.93%) WinForms
15 18 (20.93%) OO
15 18 (20.93%) WPF

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 17 (19.77%) Confluence
2 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.14%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (8.14%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) NGN
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) SNMP
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Power BI
3 3 (3.49%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) JIRA
2 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
3 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
4 17 (19.77%) Appium
4 17 (19.77%) Cucumber
4 17 (19.77%) eggPlant
4 17 (19.77%) Maven
4 17 (19.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (16.28%) NUnit
5 14 (16.28%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.49%) Gradle
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) Pylint
7 1 (1.16%) Selenium
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
7 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Retail
3 14 (16.28%) Advertising
3 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Test Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (20.93%) C# Developer
4 16 (18.60%) QA Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) QA Test Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) Software Developer
6 14 (16.28%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (16.28%) Analyst
6 14 (16.28%) Business Analyst
6 14 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
6 14 (16.28%) Lead Business Analyst
6 14 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (16.28%) Senior Business Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Quality Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.14%) CRM Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) .NET
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (20.93%) WinForms
4 18 (20.93%) WPF
5 14 (16.28%) WCF
6 13 (15.12%) Velocity
7 10 (11.63%) Web Services
8 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) COM
8 3 (3.49%) CSS
8 3 (3.49%) HTML
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (2.33%) React
9 2 (2.33%) REST
9 2 (2.33%) RESTful
10 1 (1.16%) Django
10 1 (1.16%) HTML5
10 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.28%) Algorithms
2 14 (16.28%) FMCG
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Life Science
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Android
2 21 (24.42%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (80.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Scrum
3 38 (44.19%) Test Automation
4 30 (34.88%) User Stories
5 23 (26.74%) Project Management
6 22 (25.58%) Manual Testing
6 22 (25.58%) MVC
7 21 (24.42%) UML
8 20 (23.26%) Unit Testing
9 19 (22.09%) Mathematics
9 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
10 18 (20.93%) OO
11 17 (19.77%) BDD
11 17 (19.77%) Test Management
12 16 (18.60%) Acceptance Criteria
12 16 (18.60%) Analytics
12 16 (18.60%) Waterfall
13 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (16.28%) Business Analysis
14 14 (16.28%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 24 (27.91%) C#
3 22 (25.58%) SQL
4 11 (12.79%) Python
5 5 (5.81%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) C
6 3 (3.49%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) Go
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) ISEB
2 8 (9.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.49%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.33%) PgMP
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
5 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) HP ALM
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) HP
2 17 (19.77%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.49%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.33%) Google