Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 701 497 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.36% 4.90% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 5.40% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 633 461 662
City of London median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,400 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 10,185 9,200 12,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.35% 90.74% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9,008 8,287 11,093
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 - 8 £77,500 -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 362 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (46.36%) Finance
3 267 (38.09%) SQL
4 183 (26.11%) .NET
5 180 (25.68%) SQL Server
6 174 (24.82%) Microsoft
7 172 (24.54%) C#
8 167 (23.82%) Java
9 139 (19.83%) Scrum
10 125 (17.83%) Degree
11 110 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 106 (15.12%) Test Automation
13 101 (14.41%) JavaScript
14 99 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
15 93 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
16 91 (12.98%) Software Engineering
17 88 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 84 (11.98%) Web Services
19 83 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
20 80 (11.41%) Project Management
21 79 (11.27%) QA
22 75 (10.70%) Waterfall
23 73 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
24 72 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 72 (10.27%) TDD
24 72 (10.27%) Banking
25 69 (9.84%) T-SQL
26 66 (9.42%) ETL
27 63 (8.99%) OO
27 63 (8.99%) Business Analysis

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 18 (2.57%) Apache Spark
1 18 (2.57%) Confluence
2 15 (2.14%) IIS
3 12 (1.71%) Ethereum
4 11 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.14%) Apache TomEE
5 8 (1.14%) JBoss
6 7 (1.00%) CMS
7 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.57%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.43%) Apache
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.29%) GemFire
9 2 (0.29%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.29%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 22 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.71%) Ripple
2 6 (0.86%) RMDS
3 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.14%) Actimize
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Kondor
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 83 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (2.28%) IaaS
4 7 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 5 (0.71%) Force.com
5 5 (0.71%) SaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.43%) Serverless
8 2 (0.29%) Office 365
8 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.43%) Internet
2 6 (0.86%) Intranet
2 6 (0.86%) Multicast
2 6 (0.86%) Network Security
3 4 (0.57%) SMTP
4 3 (0.43%) Firewall
4 3 (0.43%) HTTP
4 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.14%) MPLS
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.14%) VLAN
6 1 (0.14%) VPLS
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 110 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
4 88 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (7.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 33 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (4.28%) Power BI
9 28 (3.99%) NoSQL
10 25 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (3.57%) OLTP
11 21 (3.00%) Big Data
11 21 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (2.43%) Siebel EIM
13 16 (2.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.28%) MySQL
13 16 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (8.84%) Visual Studio
3 47 (6.70%) JIRA
3 47 (6.70%) Selenium
4 42 (5.99%) Git (software)
5 31 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.28%) JUnit
7 20 (2.85%) Cucumber
7 20 (2.85%) MSBuild
7 20 (2.85%) Subversion
8 18 (2.57%) Maven
9 17 (2.43%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.28%) CruiseControl
11 15 (2.14%) HP UFT
12 14 (2.00%) Ant
13 13 (1.85%) Mockito
14 12 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (1.57%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.28%) Fiddler
16 9 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 325 (46.36%) Finance
2 72 (10.27%) Banking
3 48 (6.85%) Advertising
4 42 (5.99%) Legal
5 31 (4.42%) Front Office
6 28 (3.99%) Retail
7 27 (3.85%) Back Office
8 22 (3.14%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.85%) Marketing
10 16 (2.28%) Law
11 11 (1.57%) Games
12 8 (1.14%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.29%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Electronics
16 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.14%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 249 (35.52%) Developer
2 135 (19.26%) Analyst
3 88 (12.55%) Business Analyst
4 72 (10.27%) Architect
5 54 (7.70%) Java Developer
6 48 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 44 (6.28%) SQL Developer
8 41 (5.85%) C# Developer
9 40 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 39 (5.56%) Project Manager
11 33 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (4.71%) SSIS Developer
12 32 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 30 (4.28%) Microsoft Developer
14 28 (3.99%) ETL Developer
15 27 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
16 26 (3.71%) SQL BI Developer
17 24 (3.42%) Graduate
18 21 (3.00%) SSRS Developer
18 21 (3.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (26.11%) .NET
2 84 (11.98%) Web Services
3 53 (7.56%) HTML
4 52 (7.42%) XML
5 50 (7.13%) AngularJS
6 44 (6.28%) WCF
7 40 (5.71%) JSON
8 39 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 37 (5.28%) Entity Framework
10 36 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (4.71%) CSS
11 33 (4.71%) WPF
12 31 (4.42%) J2EE
13 29 (4.14%) jQuery
14 27 (3.85%) ASP.NET
14 27 (3.85%) Spring
15 23 (3.28%) Kafka
15 23 (3.28%) RESTful
16 22 (3.14%) HTML5
16 22 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 51 (7.28%) Fintech
4 44 (6.28%) User Experience
5 40 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.43%) Reinsurance
8 13 (1.85%) Derivative
8 13 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.71%) Bitcoin
9 12 (1.71%) Digital Currency
9 12 (1.71%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.28%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.28%) Online Games
11 9 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.14%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.56%) Linux
2 35 (4.99%) Windows
3 21 (3.00%) Unix
4 16 (2.28%) VMS
5 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.43%) Android
7 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (19.83%) Scrum
3 106 (15.12%) Test Automation
4 99 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (12.98%) Software Engineering
6 80 (11.41%) Project Management
7 75 (10.70%) Waterfall
8 72 (10.27%) TDD
9 66 (9.42%) ETL
10 63 (8.99%) Business Analysis
10 63 (8.99%) OO
11 60 (8.56%) MVC
12 55 (7.85%) DevOps
13 53 (7.56%) Unit Testing
14 50 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 49 (6.99%) Test Strategy
16 48 (6.85%) E-Commerce
16 48 (6.85%) Web Development
17 46 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (38.09%) SQL
2 172 (24.54%) C#
3 167 (23.82%) Java
4 101 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 69 (9.84%) T-SQL
6 60 (8.56%) Python
7 36 (5.14%) C++
8 26 (3.71%) Scala
9 23 (3.28%) PHP
10 21 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.71%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.71%) Perl
13 9 (1.28%) Java 8
14 8 (1.14%) VBA
15 7 (1.00%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.71%) R
16 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.57%) VB
17 4 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (17.83%) Degree
2 28 (3.99%) ISEB
3 27 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 26 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.28%) CISSP
6 13 (1.85%) IIBA
7 11 (1.57%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.43%) PMP
9 8 (1.14%) CFA
10 7 (1.00%) CISM
11 6 (0.86%) CBAP
11 6 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.71%) CRISC
12 5 (0.71%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.57%) GISP
13 4 (0.57%) GSLC
14 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (11.27%) QA
2 15 (2.14%) PMO
3 10 (1.43%) MiFID
4 9 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.28%) GDPR
5 6 (0.86%) COBIT
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) PSD2
7 1 (0.14%) SEPA
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.43%) Docker
3 4 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.00%) Ansible
3 6 (0.86%) Puppet
4 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.57%) Oozie
5 4 (0.57%) SCCM
6 3 (0.43%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.43%) Terraform
6 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (0.29%) Control-M
7 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.14%) CASB
8 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 174 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.28%) Oracle
3 24 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (2.43%) Siebel
5 12 (1.71%) HP
5 12 (1.71%) SAP
6 8 (1.14%) Reuters
6 8 (1.14%) Tableau
7 6 (0.86%) Bloomberg
7 6 (0.86%) Informatica
8 5 (0.71%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (0.71%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.57%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.57%) Google
9 4 (0.57%) IBM
10 3 (0.43%) Capita
10 3 (0.43%) Redback
10 3 (0.43%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.29%) Teradata
11 2 (0.29%) TIBCO