Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +16
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 597 652 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.57% 6.24% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 6.96% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 536 617 749
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,300 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £56,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.07% -2.61% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,773 9,363 12,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.13% 89.56% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8,699 8,518 11,116
City of London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the City of London

SDLC
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SDLC in the City of London

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the City of London

SDLC
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +1 2 £75,000 +42.86%
Moorgate +1 1 - -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 342 (57.29%) Finance
2 321 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (28.14%) SQL
4 147 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 141 (23.62%) SQL Server
6 127 (21.27%) .NET
7 121 (20.27%) Java
8 118 (19.77%) C#
9 113 (18.93%) JavaScript
10 108 (18.09%) Scrum
11 100 (16.75%) Degree
12 96 (16.08%) QA
13 95 (15.91%) Test Automation
14 73 (12.23%) Web Services
15 69 (11.56%) Project Management
16 68 (11.39%) Python
16 68 (11.39%) Banking
17 64 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
18 62 (10.39%) Software Engineering
19 61 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 61 (10.22%) Linux
20 58 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
21 57 (9.55%) Computer Science
21 57 (9.55%) Business Analysis
21 57 (9.55%) DevOps
22 54 (9.05%) Change Management
22 54 (9.05%) MVC
23 53 (8.88%) OO
24 49 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
24 49 (8.21%) JIRA

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 27 (4.52%) CMS
2 22 (3.69%) EPiServer
3 16 (2.68%) IIS
4 10 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.34%) Confluence
6 8 (1.34%) JBoss
6 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.17%) Apache TomEE
8 5 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.50%) Apache
9 3 (0.50%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (6.53%) MS Visio
2 27 (4.52%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) InVision
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.17%) RMDS
3 5 (0.84%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.17%) Kondor
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.17%) SaaS
3 7 (1.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 6 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.67%) npm
6 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Serverless
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Force.com
7 2 (0.34%) GitHub
7 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.85%) Internet
1 23 (3.85%) Intranet
2 15 (2.51%) Firewall
3 7 (1.17%) Multicast
4 4 (0.67%) HTTP
5 3 (0.50%) Broadband
5 3 (0.50%) SMTP
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 2 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.34%) LAN
6 2 (0.34%) MPLS
6 2 (0.34%) VPLS
6 2 (0.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) VLAN
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (6.37%) MySQL
5 36 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.52%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (2.51%) Big Data
13 14 (2.35%) MS Access
14 12 (2.01%) Siebel EIM
14 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (1.68%) NoSQL
16 9 (1.51%) OLTP
17 8 (1.34%) OLAP
17 8 (1.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (8.21%) JIRA
2 29 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.36%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.36%) Selenium
5 22 (3.69%) Git (software)
6 19 (3.18%) JUnit
6 19 (3.18%) Maven
7 17 (2.85%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (2.18%) Pivotal Tracker
10 12 (2.01%) Ant
10 12 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (1.68%) Gatling
12 9 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.34%) Gradle
14 7 (1.17%) Mockito
14 7 (1.17%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.84%) JSUnit
15 5 (0.84%) Mocha
General
1 342 (57.29%) Finance
2 68 (11.39%) Banking
3 43 (7.20%) Advertising
4 39 (6.53%) Legal
5 29 (4.86%) Front Office
6 28 (4.69%) Retail
7 13 (2.18%) Back Office
8 12 (2.01%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.68%) Law
10 8 (1.34%) General Ledger
10 8 (1.34%) Marketing
11 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Billing
14 2 (0.34%) Games
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (27.30%) Developer
2 130 (21.78%) Analyst
3 104 (17.42%) Business Analyst
4 80 (13.40%) Architect
5 50 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.21%) Solutions Architect
7 43 (7.20%) .NET Developer
8 38 (6.37%) Project Manager
9 35 (5.86%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (4.36%) Java Developer
12 24 (4.02%) Software Analyst
13 20 (3.35%) Associate Director
13 20 (3.35%) Graduate
14 19 (3.18%) Junior
15 18 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
16 17 (2.85%) ETL Developer
16 17 (2.85%) Graduate Analyst
16 17 (2.85%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (21.27%) .NET
2 73 (12.23%) Web Services
3 45 (7.54%) ASP.NET
3 45 (7.54%) HTML
4 41 (6.87%) XML
5 35 (5.86%) .NET Framework
6 34 (5.70%) JSON
7 32 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 30 (5.03%) Entity Framework
9 29 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 27 (4.52%) Node.js
11 26 (4.36%) CSS
12 24 (4.02%) RESTful
13 23 (3.85%) HTML5
13 23 (3.85%) Spring
14 22 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 20 (3.35%) jQuery
16 19 (3.18%) React
17 16 (2.68%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.36%) Fintech
4 30 (5.03%) User Experience
5 23 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.35%) Client/Server
7 19 (3.18%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.68%) Reinsurance
10 14 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 13 (2.18%) Derivative
12 9 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.51%) Spread Betting
13 7 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.17%) Equities
14 5 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
14 5 (0.84%) PMI
14 5 (0.84%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.22%) Linux
2 45 (7.54%) Windows
3 12 (2.01%) Unix
4 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.67%) Solaris
6 3 (0.50%) Android
6 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (18.09%) Scrum
3 95 (15.91%) Test Automation
4 69 (11.56%) Project Management
5 62 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 58 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (9.55%) Business Analysis
7 57 (9.55%) DevOps
8 54 (9.05%) Change Management
8 54 (9.05%) MVC
9 53 (8.88%) OO
10 49 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (8.04%) ITIL
11 48 (8.04%) Test Strategy
12 45 (7.54%) ETL
13 43 (7.20%) TOGAF
13 43 (7.20%) UML
14 42 (7.04%) OOD
14 42 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 168 (28.14%) SQL
2 121 (20.27%) Java
3 118 (19.77%) C#
4 113 (18.93%) JavaScript
5 68 (11.39%) Python
6 27 (4.52%) C++
7 23 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.18%) VB
9 16 (2.68%) PHP
10 15 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.18%) Apex Code
12 12 (2.01%) ES6
12 12 (2.01%) Perl
12 12 (2.01%) Ruby
12 12 (2.01%) VBScript
13 10 (1.68%) Scala
14 9 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.17%) C
16 5 (0.84%) R
16 5 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (16.75%) Degree
2 37 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.52%) ISEB
4 18 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.68%) IIBA
6 8 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.01%) PMP
8 5 (0.84%) CFA
8 5 (0.84%) CISSP
8 5 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) CBAP
9 3 (0.50%) CISA
10 2 (0.34%) APMP
10 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CISM
10 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.17%) CRISC
11 1 (0.17%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (16.08%) QA
2 19 (3.18%) PMO
3 9 (1.51%) MiFID
4 8 (1.34%) GDPR
5 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (6.37%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.34%) Puppet
3 6 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.84%) Ansible
5 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.50%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.17%) Mesos
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 147 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (3.35%) HP
4 15 (2.51%) Siebel
5 14 (2.35%) Oracle
6 10 (1.68%) Reuters
7 8 (1.34%) OpenText
7 8 (1.34%) Tableau
8 5 (0.84%) Pega
8 5 (0.84%) SAP
9 4 (0.67%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.67%) Fidessa
9 4 (0.67%) IBM
10 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco
10 3 (0.50%) Redback
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe
11 2 (0.34%) Apple
11 2 (0.34%) Google
11 2 (0.34%) Thunderhead