Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 500 604 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.49% 5.85% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% 6.32% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 417 532 507
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +13.64%

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 8,519 9,561 9,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.62% 92.53% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,354 8,499 8,823
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% +4.35%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 - 2 £82,500 -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 245 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (42.00%) Finance
3 117 (23.40%) Project Management
4 112 (22.40%) SQL
5 111 (22.20%) JavaScript
6 105 (21.00%) Java
7 103 (20.60%) .NET
8 95 (19.00%) Scrum
9 93 (18.60%) C#
10 83 (16.60%) Business Analysis
11 82 (16.40%) Software Engineering
12 76 (15.20%) AWS
13 74 (14.80%) SQL Server
14 73 (14.60%) Azure
15 66 (13.20%) HTML
16 63 (12.60%) User Stories
17 61 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
18 60 (12.00%) CSS
19 54 (10.80%) DevOps
20 53 (10.60%) Microsoft
20 53 (10.60%) QA
21 52 (10.40%) ASP.NET
22 51 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (10.00%) Linux
23 50 (10.00%) Computer Science
24 49 (9.80%) OO
25 48 (9.60%) TDD
26 47 (9.40%) Banking
26 47 (9.40%) Degree
27 46 (9.20%) Microservices

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 17 (3.40%) EPiServer
2 14 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (2.40%) Confluence
4 11 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.60%) CMS
6 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.60%) Drupal
7 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.60%) WordPress
8 2 (0.40%) Apache
8 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (3.60%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) SAP CO
1 5 (1.00%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.40%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.20%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 76 (15.20%) AWS
2 73 (14.60%) Azure
3 26 (5.20%) SaaS
4 14 (2.80%) GCP
5 13 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.40%) BrowserStack
7 11 (2.20%) AWS Fargate
8 7 (1.40%) GitHub
8 7 (1.40%) Office 365
9 4 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.80%) Datadog
9 4 (0.80%) G Suite
9 4 (0.80%) Heroku
9 4 (0.80%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.60%) npm
10 3 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.60%) Internet
1 18 (3.60%) Intranet
2 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.00%) VLAN
4 4 (0.80%) HTTP
5 3 (0.60%) Firewall
6 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.20%) IPsec
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.40%) Oracle Database
3 22 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (2.80%) MySQL
7 13 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.80%) Data Mining
10 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.00%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.00%) SAP BW
14 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (7.60%) JIRA
2 27 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.00%) SpecFlow
5 14 (2.80%) Selenium
6 13 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.80%) NUnit
9 8 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.40%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.40%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.20%) Maven
12 5 (1.00%) Gradle
12 5 (1.00%) Moq
12 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.80%) gulp
13 4 (0.80%) IBM UrbanCode
13 4 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 210 (42.00%) Finance
2 47 (9.40%) Banking
3 23 (4.60%) Retail
4 22 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.80%) Advertising
5 14 (2.80%) Marketing
6 11 (2.20%) Front Office
7 9 (1.80%) Games
8 6 (1.20%) Legal
9 5 (1.00%) Billing
10 4 (0.80%) Housing Association
11 3 (0.60%) International Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.40%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (34.00%) Developer
2 109 (21.80%) Analyst
3 86 (17.20%) Business Analyst
4 54 (10.80%) Java Developer
5 47 (9.40%) Project Manager
6 46 (9.20%) Senior Developer
7 45 (9.00%) Architect
8 39 (7.80%) .NET Developer
9 35 (7.00%) C# Developer
10 26 (5.20%) SQL Developer
11 24 (4.80%) Project Analyst
12 23 (4.60%) IT Manager
12 23 (4.60%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
14 17 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (3.20%) Applications Manager
15 16 (3.20%) Applications Project Manager
15 16 (3.20%) Business IT Analyst
15 16 (3.20%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (20.60%) .NET
2 66 (13.20%) HTML
3 60 (12.00%) CSS
4 52 (10.40%) ASP.NET
5 43 (8.60%) AngularJS
6 36 (7.20%) REST
7 35 (7.00%) Spring
8 34 (6.80%) Node.js
9 29 (5.80%) Spring Boot
10 25 (5.00%) React
11 24 (4.80%) .NET Framework
11 24 (4.80%) RESTful
12 22 (4.40%) .NET Core
13 20 (4.00%) Kafka
14 18 (3.60%) XML
15 16 (3.20%) JSON
16 14 (2.80%) J2EE
17 13 (2.60%) Web Services
17 13 (2.60%) XSLT
18 12 (2.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 37 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.00%) Reinsurance
5 18 (3.60%) Private Cloud
6 16 (3.20%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.60%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.60%) User Experience
8 12 (2.40%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.20%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.40%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.80%) iPad
14 4 (0.80%) PMI
14 4 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
15 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
15 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.00%) Linux
2 35 (7.00%) Windows
3 22 (4.40%) Unix
4 12 (2.40%) Solaris
5 6 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.80%) Android
7 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (23.40%) Project Management
3 95 (19.00%) Scrum
4 83 (16.60%) Business Analysis
5 82 (16.40%) Software Engineering
6 63 (12.60%) User Stories
7 61 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
8 54 (10.80%) DevOps
9 50 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 49 (9.80%) OO
11 48 (9.60%) TDD
12 46 (9.20%) Microservices
13 45 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (9.00%) Test Automation
14 43 (8.60%) Decision-Making
14 43 (8.60%) ITIL
14 43 (8.60%) Test Scripting
15 41 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 38 (7.60%) Fintech
17 36 (7.20%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.40%) SQL
2 111 (22.20%) JavaScript
3 105 (21.00%) Java
4 93 (18.60%) C#
5 39 (7.80%) Python
6 34 (6.80%) Java 8
7 22 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.40%) C++
9 13 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.40%) Bourne shell
10 12 (2.40%) C-shell
10 12 (2.40%) Korn
11 11 (2.20%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.00%) Ruby
13 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.40%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.40%) Scala
15 6 (1.20%) PHP
16 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (9.40%) Degree
2 15 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (3.00%) ISEB
2 15 (3.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.20%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.40%) CREST Certified
5 4 (0.80%) CEH
5 4 (0.80%) CISSP
5 4 (0.80%) CSSLP
5 4 (0.80%) OSCP
5 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.20%) GIAC
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.60%) QA
2 13 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.60%) GDPR
2 13 (2.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) SEPA
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (8.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (7.40%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.60%) HP ALM
3 12 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (2.40%) Terraform
4 9 (1.80%) Ansible
5 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.00%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.00%) Puppet
7 3 (0.60%) Rancher
8 2 (0.40%) Grafana
8 2 (0.40%) Kibana
8 2 (0.40%) Packer
8 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.60%) Oracle
3 23 (4.60%) SAP
4 22 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.00%) Sparx
6 13 (2.60%) HP
7 10 (2.00%) Informatica
8 9 (1.80%) Google
8 9 (1.80%) IBM
9 5 (1.00%) Tableau
10 4 (0.80%) Splunk
11 3 (0.60%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.60%) CyberArk
11 3 (0.60%) PagerDuty
12 2 (0.40%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.40%) Northgate
12 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.40%) Talend
12 2 (0.40%) UiPath
13 1 (0.20%) Atlassian