Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +15
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 543 758 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.32% 6.57% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 7.35% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 494 709 900
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 9200 10313 15272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.13% 89.43% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8307 9399 13239
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,950 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +5 3 - -
Moorgate - 1 £42,500 -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 300 (55.25%) Finance
2 298 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (27.44%) SQL Server
4 138 (25.41%) .NET
5 137 (25.23%) SQL
6 128 (23.57%) Microsoft
7 122 (22.47%) Java
8 121 (22.28%) C#
9 120 (22.10%) JavaScript
10 101 (18.60%) Test Automation
11 92 (16.94%) Banking
12 85 (15.65%) QA
12 85 (15.65%) Scrum
13 78 (14.36%) HTML
14 75 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (13.26%) MVC
16 69 (12.71%) ASP.NET
17 67 (12.34%) Linux
18 66 (12.15%) ITIL
18 66 (12.15%) Degree
19 65 (11.97%) Project Management
20 64 (11.79%) Web Services
21 63 (11.60%) CSS
21 63 (11.60%) Business Analysis
22 59 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 58 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
23 58 (10.68%) DevOps
24 57 (10.50%) Windows
25 55 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
26 53 (9.76%) TDD

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 33 (6.08%) EPiServer
2 29 (5.34%) CMS
3 20 (3.68%) JBoss
3 20 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.31%) IIS
6 12 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.84%) Apache TomEE
7 10 (1.84%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.10%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.92%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.74%) Apache
11 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Geronimo
12 2 (0.37%) Confluence
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.37%) WildFly
13 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (9.02%) MS Visio
2 41 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Siebel CRM
2 3 (0.55%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.55%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) Odoo
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) FastStats
4 1 (0.18%) Kondor
4 1 (0.18%) Unica
4 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.68%) SaaS
4 6 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (0.55%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.55%) npm
6 3 (0.55%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 2 (0.37%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
8 1 (0.18%) Serverless
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.79%) Intranet
2 24 (4.42%) Internet
3 20 (3.68%) Firewall
4 6 (1.10%) LAN
4 6 (1.10%) WAN
5 5 (0.92%) LDAP
6 4 (0.74%) HTTP
7 3 (0.55%) Broadband
8 2 (0.37%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.37%) MPLS
8 2 (0.37%) SAN
8 2 (0.37%) VPLS
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (27.44%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (7.00%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.26%) MySQL
5 31 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (3.31%) MS Access
10 14 (2.58%) Big Data
11 12 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.66%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.92%) Redis
16 3 (0.55%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 49 (9.02%) JIRA
2 43 (7.92%) Selenium
3 40 (7.37%) Visual Studio
4 34 (6.26%) Jenkins
5 27 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (4.24%) Cucumber
7 20 (3.68%) JUnit
8 19 (3.50%) Maven
9 18 (3.31%) SpecFlow
10 16 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 15 (2.76%) Git (software)
12 14 (2.58%) Ant
13 13 (2.39%) Gatling
13 13 (2.39%) Jasmine
14 12 (2.21%) NUnit
14 12 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (2.03%) Gradle
15 11 (2.03%) Mockito
15 11 (2.03%) WebDriver
General
1 300 (55.25%) Finance
2 92 (16.94%) Banking
3 48 (8.84%) Advertising
4 30 (5.52%) Front Office
5 19 (3.50%) Retail
6 16 (2.95%) Legal
7 14 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.03%) Back Office
9 9 (1.66%) International Banking
10 6 (1.10%) Law
11 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.92%) Marketing
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (32.41%) Developer
2 126 (23.20%) Analyst
3 96 (17.68%) Business Analyst
4 68 (12.52%) .NET Developer
5 53 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.29%) Architect
7 42 (7.73%) C# Developer
8 34 (6.26%) Java Developer
9 30 (5.52%) Associate Director
10 29 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (5.16%) Project Manager
12 27 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (4.05%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (3.50%) Development Manager
15 19 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
17 17 (3.13%) Consultant
17 17 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
17 17 (3.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (25.41%) .NET
2 78 (14.36%) HTML
3 69 (12.71%) ASP.NET
4 64 (11.79%) Web Services
5 63 (11.60%) CSS
6 49 (9.02%) .NET Framework
7 44 (8.10%) XML
8 42 (7.73%) jQuery
9 41 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (7.37%) AngularJS
10 40 (7.37%) HTML5
11 39 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 38 (7.00%) Spring
13 33 (6.08%) Entity Framework
14 25 (4.60%) CSS3
15 24 (4.42%) React
15 24 (4.42%) RESTful
16 23 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 22 (4.05%) JSON
18 21 (3.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.81%) User Experience
3 35 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 25 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.13%) Fintech
6 15 (2.76%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.03%) Equities
9 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.47%) Derivative
10 8 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.92%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.92%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.34%) Linux
2 57 (10.50%) Windows
3 23 (4.24%) Unix
4 6 (1.10%) Solaris
5 5 (0.92%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.37%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Fedora
8 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (18.60%) Test Automation
3 85 (15.65%) Scrum
4 72 (13.26%) MVC
5 66 (12.15%) ITIL
6 65 (11.97%) Project Management
7 63 (11.60%) Business Analysis
8 58 (10.68%) DevOps
8 58 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (9.76%) TDD
11 50 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (9.21%) Test Strategy
11 50 (9.21%) Web Development
12 47 (8.66%) Release Management
13 46 (8.47%) Software Delivery
13 46 (8.47%) UML
14 43 (7.92%) Change Management
15 42 (7.73%) Mentoring
16 39 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 137 (25.23%) SQL
2 122 (22.47%) Java
3 121 (22.28%) C#
4 120 (22.10%) JavaScript
5 49 (9.02%) Python
6 31 (5.71%) C++
7 28 (5.16%) C
8 26 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 25 (4.60%) Ruby
10 18 (3.31%) PHP
11 14 (2.58%) VB
12 13 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.66%) ES6
13 9 (1.66%) Scala
14 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.10%) Go
16 5 (0.92%) XPath
17 4 (0.74%) SOQL
17 4 (0.74%) SOSL
17 4 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (12.15%) Degree
2 24 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.76%) ISEB
5 8 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.92%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 3 (0.55%) CISSP
7 3 (0.55%) IIBA
7 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.37%) CBAP
8 2 (0.37%) CISA
8 2 (0.37%) CISM
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) CCSP
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (15.65%) QA
2 12 (2.21%) PMO
3 9 (1.66%) MiFID
4 7 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.92%) GDPR
5 5 (0.92%) IFRS
5 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.74%) GCP
7 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (2.76%) Docker
2 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (8.10%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Terraform
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 128 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.08%) Oracle
3 17 (3.13%) OpenText
3 17 (3.13%) Siebel
4 14 (2.58%) HP
5 12 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.03%) IBM
7 9 (1.66%) Sun
8 5 (0.92%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.74%) Adobe
9 4 (0.74%) SAP
9 4 (0.74%) Sybase
10 3 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.55%) Charles River
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco
10 3 (0.55%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.55%) Murex
10 3 (0.55%) Pega
10 3 (0.55%) Talend
11 2 (0.37%) TSYS