Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 64 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 -9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 261 199 500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.16% 4.59% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 4.81% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 212 177 422
10th Percentile £48,750 £54,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £54,875 £60,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -5.80%
75th Percentile £89,063 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £119,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +11.54% -3.70%

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 5,884 4,134 8,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.68% 95.28% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,180 3,645 7,475
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £37,731
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £61,250 -
Moorgate - 1 £95,000 -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 139 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.02%) Java
3 86 (32.95%) Finance
4 77 (29.50%) SQL
5 70 (26.82%) Python
5 70 (26.82%) AWS
6 67 (25.67%) DevOps
7 66 (25.29%) Azure
8 62 (23.75%) C#
9 61 (23.37%) JavaScript
10 54 (20.69%) .NET
10 54 (20.69%) CI/CD
11 50 (19.16%) Social Skills
12 48 (18.39%) Salesforce.com
13 46 (17.62%) Mentoring
14 42 (16.09%) TDD
15 41 (15.71%) Scrum
15 41 (15.71%) Microservices
16 40 (15.33%) Scala
16 40 (15.33%) Software Engineering
17 38 (14.56%) QA
17 38 (14.56%) Kotlin
18 34 (13.03%) OO
19 33 (12.64%) Project Management
20 32 (12.26%) Microsoft
20 32 (12.26%) C++
20 32 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (11.11%) Ruby
21 29 (11.11%) VB.NET
21 29 (11.11%) OOP

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 (4.21%) Confluence
2 6 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (1.15%) SAS
4 2 (0.77%) Mendix
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.82%) AWS
2 66 (25.29%) Azure
3 18 (6.90%) GCP
4 12 (4.60%) Serverless
5 9 (3.45%) GitHub
5 9 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 9 (3.45%) SaaS
6 8 (3.07%) PaaS
7 7 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.68%) IaaS
8 6 (2.30%) AWS Step Functions
8 6 (2.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 6 (2.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (1.53%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (1.53%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.53%) Snowflake
10 3 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) DNS
1 2 (0.77%) Firewall
1 2 (0.77%) SSH
2 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) MQTT
2 1 (0.38%) Network Security
2 1 (0.38%) RS-485
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.45%) Power BI
6 8 (3.07%) Big Data
7 6 (2.30%) Amazon Athena
7 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.53%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.53%) DB2
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.15%) MySQL
9 3 (1.15%) OLTP
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.05%) JIRA
3 15 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.98%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.98%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.21%) Selenium
6 9 (3.45%) REST Assured
7 8 (3.07%) Maven
8 7 (2.68%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.68%) Postman
9 6 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.92%) GitLab
10 5 (1.92%) JMeter
10 5 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.92%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.53%) Cypress.io
11 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.15%) eggPlant
12 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (32.95%) Finance
2 50 (19.16%) Social Skills
3 28 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.90%) Advertising
5 14 (5.36%) Banking
6 13 (4.98%) Law
7 12 (4.60%) Front Office
8 11 (4.21%) Back Office
9 8 (3.07%) Publishing
10 6 (2.30%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.92%) Legal
11 5 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.92%) Retail
11 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.77%) Games
14 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 96 (36.78%) Developer
2 53 (20.31%) Analyst
3 39 (14.94%) Senior Developer
4 27 (10.34%) Salesforce Developer
5 25 (9.58%) Business Analyst
6 24 (9.20%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.66%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.28%) Architect
9 18 (6.90%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.51%) Lead Developer
10 17 (6.51%) SQL Analyst
11 15 (5.75%) ETL Analyst
11 15 (5.75%) SSIS Analyst
12 14 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
13 12 (4.60%) Project Manager
14 11 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (4.21%) Team Leader
15 10 (3.83%) Azure Developer
15 10 (3.83%) Development Manager
15 10 (3.83%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.69%) .NET
2 22 (8.43%) Spring
3 17 (6.51%) REST
3 17 (6.51%) Web Services
4 16 (6.13%) HTML
5 14 (5.36%) CSS
5 14 (5.36%) React
6 13 (4.98%) Gherkin
7 12 (4.60%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.60%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.60%) ASP.NET
8 11 (4.21%) Node.js
8 11 (4.21%) SOAP
8 11 (4.21%) Spring Boot
9 10 (3.83%) XML
10 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.45%) Kafka
10 9 (3.45%) RESTful
11 8 (3.07%) .NET Core
12 7 (2.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.21%) User Experience
4 9 (3.45%) PMI
5 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.53%) Derivative
7 4 (1.53%) Equities
7 4 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.15%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.38%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.98%) Linux
2 9 (3.45%) Unix
3 8 (3.07%) Android
3 8 (3.07%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.07%) Windows
4 2 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.67%) DevOps
3 54 (20.69%) CI/CD
4 46 (17.62%) Mentoring
5 42 (16.09%) TDD
6 41 (15.71%) Microservices
6 41 (15.71%) Scrum
7 40 (15.33%) Software Engineering
8 34 (13.03%) OO
9 33 (12.64%) Project Management
10 32 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (11.11%) CRM
11 29 (11.11%) OOP
11 29 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 27 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
13 26 (9.96%) Change Management
13 26 (9.96%) Information Management
14 25 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (9.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.02%) Java
2 77 (29.50%) SQL
3 70 (26.82%) Python
4 62 (23.75%) C#
5 61 (23.37%) JavaScript
6 40 (15.33%) Scala
7 38 (14.56%) Kotlin
8 32 (12.26%) C++
9 29 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 29 (11.11%) R
9 29 (11.11%) Ruby
9 29 (11.11%) VB.NET
10 27 (10.34%) PHP
11 26 (9.96%) Apple Swift
11 26 (9.96%) Dart
11 26 (9.96%) Objective-C
11 26 (9.96%) Pascal
11 26 (9.96%) Perl
12 14 (5.36%) TypeScript
13 10 (3.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.28%) Degree
2 9 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) IIBA
4 5 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) CISSP
6 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.56%) QA
2 9 (3.45%) Solvency II
3 7 (2.68%) PMO
4 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.77%) MiFID
6 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (10.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (10.73%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.30%) Terraform
3 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) MIIS
4 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (18.39%) Salesforce.com
2 32 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.07%) Databricks
4 7 (2.68%) Oracle
5 5 (1.92%) Google
6 3 (1.15%) HP
6 3 (1.15%) Reuters
6 3 (1.15%) SAP
7 2 (0.77%) Sybase
8 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.38%) Genesys
8 1 (0.38%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) Kenna
8 1 (0.38%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.38%) Veracode