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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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 63 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 353 257 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.54% 4.59% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.81% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 290 231 177
10th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £48,100
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% - +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £116,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

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 7,409 5,338 4,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.21% 95.25% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,583 4,782 3,915
10th Percentile £45,610 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 235 (66.57%) Agile
2 170 (48.16%) DevOps
3 135 (38.24%) Finance
4 127 (35.98%) Azure
5 111 (31.44%) Java
6 109 (30.88%) CI/CD
7 92 (26.06%) Scrum
8 88 (24.93%) SQL
9 82 (23.23%) TDD
10 80 (22.66%) Python
11 78 (22.10%) AWS
12 76 (21.53%) JIRA
12 76 (21.53%) Social Skills
13 74 (20.96%) C#
14 67 (18.98%) Microservices
15 62 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 61 (17.28%) JavaScript
17 60 (17.00%) Git (software)
18 59 (16.71%) Azure DevOps
19 58 (16.43%) .NET
20 57 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
21 49 (13.88%) Thought Leadership
22 48 (13.60%) Test Automation
23 45 (12.75%) Software Architecture
24 44 (12.46%) Portfolio Management
24 44 (12.46%) People Management
24 44 (12.46%) Software Engineering
25 43 (12.18%) SQL Server
26 42 (11.90%) Task Automation
27 41 (11.61%) Presentation Skills

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 26 (7.37%) Confluence
2 8 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.98%) Apache
4 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.13%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.13%) Moodle
5 4 (1.13%) Totara
6 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.57%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.85%) Summit
2 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (35.98%) Azure
2 78 (22.10%) AWS
3 59 (16.71%) Azure DevOps
4 28 (7.93%) GCP
5 19 (5.38%) SaaS
6 16 (4.53%) PaaS
7 14 (3.97%) IaaS
8 9 (2.55%) Power Platform
8 9 (2.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 9 (2.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 8 (2.27%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.98%) Azure Service Bus
10 7 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.98%) Serverless
11 6 (1.70%) Azure Key Vault
11 6 (1.70%) GitHub
12 5 (1.42%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (1.42%) Azure App Service
12 5 (1.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.42%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) Network Security
2 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) NAS
3 2 (0.57%) SAN
3 2 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.28%) IPsec
4 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.23%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.97%) Data Lake
6 12 (3.40%) Big Data
7 8 (2.27%) Power BI
8 7 (1.98%) Data Vault
8 7 (1.98%) OLTP
9 6 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.70%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.70%) Redis
9 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.42%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.42%) Tableau
11 4 (1.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 76 (21.53%) JIRA
2 60 (17.00%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.80%) Cucumber
5 21 (5.95%) Selenium
6 20 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (5.38%) REST Assured
8 18 (5.10%) Maven
8 18 (5.10%) SoapUI
8 18 (5.10%) SonarQube
9 16 (4.53%) Artifactory
10 15 (4.25%) GitLab
11 12 (3.40%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.27%) ER Studio
12 8 (2.27%) ERwin
12 8 (2.27%) PowerDesigner
12 8 (2.27%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.70%) Postman
13 6 (1.70%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.42%) eggPlant
General
1 135 (38.24%) Finance
2 76 (21.53%) Social Skills
3 41 (11.61%) Presentation Skills
4 37 (10.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 29 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (6.80%) Retail
7 22 (6.23%) Advertising
8 19 (5.38%) Banking
9 18 (5.10%) Back Office
10 16 (4.53%) Games
11 11 (3.12%) Law
12 10 (2.83%) Marketing
13 9 (2.55%) Publishing
14 8 (2.27%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.42%) Front Office
16 4 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (1.13%) Legal
16 4 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 103 (29.18%) Developer
2 47 (13.31%) Senior Developer
3 39 (11.05%) Analyst
4 34 (9.63%) Scrum Master
5 24 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.95%) Architect
7 19 (5.38%) Lead Developer
8 16 (4.53%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.25%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.97%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (3.68%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.68%) QA Automation Engineer
11 13 (3.68%) QA Engineer
12 12 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.12%) Principal Developer
14 10 (2.83%) Development Manager
14 10 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.83%) Technical Business Analyst
14 10 (2.83%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.43%) .NET
2 32 (9.07%) React
3 26 (7.37%) .NET Framework
4 23 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (6.52%) Entity Framework
5 22 (6.23%) Gherkin
6 21 (5.95%) Dapper ORM
7 18 (5.10%) HTML
8 17 (4.82%) CSS
8 17 (4.82%) REST
9 16 (4.53%) Web Services
10 13 (3.68%) .NET Core
11 12 (3.40%) Middleware
12 11 (3.12%) Kafka
13 10 (2.83%) Lightning Web Components
13 10 (2.83%) SOAP
13 10 (2.83%) Visualforce
14 9 (2.55%) ASP.NET
14 9 (2.55%) HTML5
14 9 (2.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.80%) User Experience
2 18 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.12%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.55%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.98%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.98%) Derivative
5 7 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.70%) Reinsurance
7 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.13%) Equities
9 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.85%) Hackathon
9 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.37%) Windows
2 24 (6.80%) Linux
3 22 (6.23%) Unix
4 5 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.57%) Android
5 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (66.57%) Agile
2 170 (48.16%) DevOps
3 109 (30.88%) CI/CD
4 92 (26.06%) Scrum
5 82 (23.23%) TDD
6 67 (18.98%) Microservices
7 62 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
9 49 (13.88%) Thought Leadership
10 48 (13.60%) Test Automation
11 45 (12.75%) Software Architecture
12 44 (12.46%) People Management
12 44 (12.46%) Portfolio Management
12 44 (12.46%) Software Engineering
13 42 (11.90%) Task Automation
14 40 (11.33%) Product Backlog
15 39 (11.05%) OO
15 39 (11.05%) Sprint Planning
16 38 (10.76%) Backlog Management
16 38 (10.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.44%) Java
2 88 (24.93%) SQL
3 80 (22.66%) Python
4 74 (20.96%) C#
5 61 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.65%) TypeScript
7 22 (6.23%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.12%) C
8 11 (3.12%) Kotlin
9 10 (2.83%) Apex Code
10 8 (2.27%) PHP
10 8 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.98%) Scala
12 6 (1.70%) Bash
12 6 (1.70%) C++
13 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.85%) ES6
13 3 (0.85%) Perl
13 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.93%) Degree
2 9 (2.55%) CISSP
3 8 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.27%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.70%) CSSLP
4 6 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.13%) PMP
7 3 (0.85%) CISM
7 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.85%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) APMG
8 1 (0.28%) CFA
8 1 (0.28%) HNC
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.05%) QA
2 7 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.70%) SLA
4 5 (1.42%) GDPR
4 5 (1.42%) PMO
5 4 (1.13%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.85%) ISO 15022
6 3 (0.85%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (4.25%) Docker
2 7 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.13%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.25%) Terraform
3 7 (1.98%) Ansible
4 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.57%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.57%) vMotion
5 2 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.38%) Sybase
3 16 (4.53%) Oracle
3 16 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.68%) Google
5 8 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.98%) HP
6 7 (1.98%) PagerDuty
6 7 (1.98%) Sun
7 5 (1.42%) Databricks
8 4 (1.13%) Teradata
9 3 (0.85%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco
10 2 (0.57%) SAP
10 2 (0.57%) Veritas
10 2 (0.57%) VMware
11 1 (0.28%) Embarcadero
11 1 (0.28%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.28%) Pega
11 1 (0.28%) Siebel