Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 473 657 668
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.43% 6.39% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 6.88% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 421 600 617
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £103,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +13.04%

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 8,168 9,544 10,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.76% 92.83% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,066 8,451 8,874
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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.

1 229 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (41.01%) Finance
3 116 (24.52%) SQL
4 109 (23.04%) JavaScript
5 104 (21.99%) Project Management
6 100 (21.14%) .NET
7 99 (20.93%) C#
8 83 (17.55%) Scrum
9 78 (16.49%) Java
10 77 (16.28%) Azure
11 74 (15.64%) Business Analysis
12 70 (14.80%) HTML
13 65 (13.74%) Software Engineering
14 64 (13.53%) CSS
15 63 (13.32%) SQL Server
16 59 (12.47%) AWS
16 59 (12.47%) DevOps
17 55 (11.63%) Test Automation
18 50 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
19 49 (10.36%) Project Delivery
20 46 (9.73%) Decision-Making
21 45 (9.51%) ITIL
21 45 (9.51%) Microsoft
22 44 (9.30%) AngularJS
23 43 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (9.09%) ASP.NET
23 43 (9.09%) TDD
24 42 (8.88%) Computer Science
24 42 (8.88%) Python
25 41 (8.67%) User Stories

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 11 (2.33%) Confluence
2 9 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 6 (1.27%) CMS
4 6 (1.27%) Drupal
4 6 (1.27%) WordPress
5 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.85%) SAP CO
1 4 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (0.42%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.28%) Azure
2 59 (12.47%) AWS
3 25 (5.29%) SaaS
4 15 (3.17%) GCP
5 14 (2.96%) npm
6 9 (1.90%) AWS Fargate
6 9 (1.90%) BrowserStack
7 7 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.48%) Serverless
8 6 (1.27%) GitHub
9 5 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.85%) Heroku
10 4 (0.85%) PaaS
11 3 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.63%) Datadog
12 2 (0.42%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 2 (0.42%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.17%) Intranet
2 8 (1.69%) Internet
3 6 (1.27%) Network Security
4 5 (1.06%) Firewall
4 5 (1.06%) HTTP
4 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.85%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.21%) IPsec
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.33%) MySQL
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.06%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.85%) Redis
11 4 (0.85%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (6.77%) JIRA
2 27 (5.71%) NUnit
3 24 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.44%) MSTest
5 19 (4.02%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.96%) gulp
7 13 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.75%) Selenium
7 13 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.90%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.48%) Maven
11 6 (1.27%) Cypress.io
11 6 (1.27%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.06%) Moq
12 5 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.06%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 194 (41.01%) Finance
2 35 (7.40%) Banking
3 19 (4.02%) Retail
4 14 (2.96%) Marketing
5 11 (2.33%) Billing
6 10 (2.11%) Games
7 9 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.27%) Advertising
8 6 (1.27%) Back Office
8 6 (1.27%) Front Office
9 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.85%) Housing Association
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.21%) International Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 135 (28.54%) Developer
2 100 (21.14%) Analyst
3 78 (16.49%) Business Analyst
4 44 (9.30%) Architect
5 37 (7.82%) Java Developer
6 36 (7.61%) Project Manager
7 35 (7.40%) .NET Developer
8 30 (6.34%) C# Developer
9 26 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 26 (5.50%) SQL Developer
10 24 (5.07%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (4.44%) IT Manager
12 19 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.02%) IT Analyst
12 19 (4.02%) Release Manager
12 19 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 18 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
14 17 (3.59%) IT Business Analyst
14 17 (3.59%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (21.14%) .NET
2 70 (14.80%) HTML
3 64 (13.53%) CSS
4 44 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 43 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 37 (7.82%) RESTful
7 29 (6.13%) Node.js
8 25 (5.29%) Angular 2
8 25 (5.29%) jQuery
9 23 (4.86%) React
10 22 (4.65%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.65%) Spring
11 21 (4.44%) .NET Core
12 19 (4.02%) REST
13 18 (3.81%) Spring Boot
14 16 (3.38%) Kafka
15 15 (3.17%) Sass
16 14 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (2.75%) Web Services
18 12 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.23%) User Experience
6 15 (3.17%) Private Cloud
7 14 (2.96%) Reinsurance
8 10 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 10 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.85%) Handset
11 4 (0.85%) iPad
12 3 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.98%) Linux
2 29 (6.13%) Windows
3 7 (1.48%) Unix
4 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) VMS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (21.99%) Project Management
3 83 (17.55%) Scrum
4 74 (15.64%) Business Analysis
5 65 (13.74%) Software Engineering
6 59 (12.47%) DevOps
7 55 (11.63%) Test Automation
8 50 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
9 49 (10.36%) Project Delivery
10 46 (9.73%) Decision-Making
11 45 (9.51%) ITIL
12 43 (9.09%) TDD
13 42 (8.88%) Computer Science
14 41 (8.67%) User Stories
15 38 (8.03%) Waterfall
16 36 (7.61%) Fintech
17 35 (7.40%) Microservices
18 33 (6.98%) Migration
18 33 (6.98%) OO
19 32 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.52%) SQL
2 109 (23.04%) JavaScript
3 99 (20.93%) C#
4 78 (16.49%) Java
5 42 (8.88%) Python
6 31 (6.55%) TypeScript
7 24 (5.07%) Java 8
8 22 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.59%) C++
10 10 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.69%) PHP
12 7 (1.48%) R
13 6 (1.27%) C
13 6 (1.27%) Go
13 6 (1.27%) Ruby
14 5 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.06%) Scala
14 5 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.85%) AWK
15 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (7.82%) Degree
2 11 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.11%) ISEB
4 7 (1.48%) CREST Certified
5 5 (1.06%) CISSP
5 5 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.06%) PMP
6 4 (0.85%) CEH
6 4 (0.85%) CSSLP
6 4 (0.85%) OSCP
6 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) GIAC
8 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.25%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.69%) PMO
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 2 (0.42%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) NIST
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) ITGC
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (7.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (5.92%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.81%) Terraform
3 15 (3.17%) Ansible
4 9 (1.90%) HP ALM
4 9 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.48%) Puppet
6 2 (0.42%) Consul
6 2 (0.42%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.42%) Rancher
6 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Automic
7 1 (0.21%) MIIS
7 1 (0.21%) MOM
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) Nessus
7 1 (0.21%) Packer
Vendors
1 45 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.13%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (4.86%) SAP
4 18 (3.81%) IBM
4 18 (3.81%) Informatica
5 16 (3.38%) Oracle
6 10 (2.11%) Sparx
7 9 (1.90%) HP
8 8 (1.69%) Google
9 3 (0.63%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.63%) Splunk
10 2 (0.42%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.42%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.42%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.42%) Northgate
10 2 (0.42%) PagerDuty
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) Xamarin