Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 237 564 663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.56% 5.49% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 5.87% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 208 525 611
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +7.44%
10th Percentile £47,207 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £103,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

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 4,879 9,612 10,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.79% 93.51% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,243 8,491 9,183
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 146 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (43.04%) Finance
3 58 (24.47%) SQL
4 57 (24.05%) JavaScript
5 53 (22.36%) Azure
6 49 (20.68%) Java
7 44 (18.57%) .NET
7 44 (18.57%) AWS
8 43 (18.14%) Test Automation
9 42 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (16.46%) DevOps
10 39 (16.46%) C#
10 39 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (14.35%) Degree
12 30 (12.66%) CSS
12 30 (12.66%) Microsoft
13 29 (12.24%) HTML
14 28 (11.81%) Python
14 28 (11.81%) Project Management
15 27 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (11.39%) Scrum
15 27 (11.39%) Microservices
15 27 (11.39%) Docker
16 26 (10.97%) SQL Server
16 26 (10.97%) Project Delivery
17 25 (10.55%) TDD
17 25 (10.55%) QA
18 24 (10.13%) Business Analysis
18 24 (10.13%) Fintech
19 23 (9.70%) Release Management

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 9 (3.80%) Confluence
2 4 (1.69%) WordPress
3 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.27%) CMS
3 3 (1.27%) Drupal
3 3 (1.27%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) Appian
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.42%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) R3 Corda
1 2 (0.84%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.36%) Azure
2 44 (18.57%) AWS
3 14 (5.91%) Power Platform
4 12 (5.06%) GCP
5 10 (4.22%) SaaS
6 9 (3.80%) npm
7 8 (3.38%) GitHub
7 8 (3.38%) Heroku
8 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.11%) PaaS
8 5 (2.11%) Serverless
9 4 (1.69%) Apigee
9 4 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 2 (0.84%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.84%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (0.84%) IaaS
12 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) Firewall
2 4 (1.69%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.69%) Network Security
3 3 (1.27%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.84%) HTTP
4 2 (0.84%) SNMP
5 1 (0.42%) DSL
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.91%) MySQL
5 14 (5.91%) Power BI
6 13 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.64%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (3.38%) Redis
10 8 (3.38%) Snowflake Schema
11 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2017
12 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.11%) OLAP
14 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
15 3 (1.27%) Flink
Development Applications
1 22 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.17%) JIRA
3 14 (5.91%) MSTest
3 14 (5.91%) NUnit
4 13 (5.49%) Bitbucket
5 11 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.80%) gulp
7 5 (2.11%) Maven
7 5 (2.11%) Selenium
7 5 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.69%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.69%) Mocha
9 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.27%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.27%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.84%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.84%) Protractor
General
1 102 (43.04%) Finance
2 21 (8.86%) Banking
3 13 (5.49%) Retail
4 7 (2.95%) Marketing
5 6 (2.53%) Front Office
6 5 (2.11%) Back Office
6 5 (2.11%) Billing
7 4 (1.69%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.42%) International Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (35.02%) Developer
2 36 (15.19%) Analyst
3 31 (13.08%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.97%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (6.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 15 (6.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (5.91%) Architect
8 12 (5.06%) Java Engineer
9 11 (4.64%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (4.64%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.64%) Lead Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Release Manager
11 8 (3.38%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Junior
11 8 (3.38%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.57%) .NET
2 30 (12.66%) CSS
3 29 (12.24%) HTML
4 23 (9.70%) React
5 19 (8.02%) Node.js
6 18 (7.59%) RESTful
7 17 (7.17%) AngularJS
8 16 (6.75%) MDX
9 15 (6.33%) jQuery
10 13 (5.49%) Kafka
11 11 (4.64%) Angular 2
12 9 (3.80%) Redux
12 9 (3.80%) Sass
12 9 (3.80%) Spring
13 7 (2.95%) .NET Core
13 7 (2.95%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (2.95%) Spring Boot
14 6 (2.53%) JSON
14 6 (2.53%) YAML
15 5 (2.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (6.75%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.49%) User Experience
4 7 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.95%) Replication
5 6 (2.53%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.53%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.11%) Derivative
6 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.27%) Handset
9 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.28%) Linux
2 20 (8.44%) Windows
3 8 (3.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) VMS
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.14%) Test Automation
3 39 (16.46%) DevOps
3 39 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (11.81%) Project Management
5 27 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (11.39%) Microservices
5 27 (11.39%) Scrum
6 26 (10.97%) Project Delivery
7 25 (10.55%) TDD
8 24 (10.13%) Business Analysis
8 24 (10.13%) Fintech
9 23 (9.70%) Release Management
10 22 (9.28%) Migration
10 22 (9.28%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.44%) Computer Science
12 19 (8.02%) Scenario Testing
12 19 (8.02%) User Stories
13 18 (7.59%) Decision-Making
13 18 (7.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.47%) SQL
2 57 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.68%) Java
4 39 (16.46%) C#
5 28 (11.81%) Python
6 23 (9.70%) TypeScript
7 10 (4.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 10 (4.22%) Java 8
7 10 (4.22%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.38%) PHP
9 7 (2.95%) C++
10 6 (2.53%) Scala
11 5 (2.11%) Go
11 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.27%) AWK
12 3 (1.27%) C
12 3 (1.27%) Groovy
12 3 (1.27%) R
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (14.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.11%) PMP
3 3 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.84%) CISA
4 2 (0.84%) CISM
4 2 (0.84%) CISSP
4 2 (0.84%) CRISC
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.84%) PhD
4 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.42%) SANS
5 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) QA
2 6 (2.53%) PMO
3 5 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.69%) NIST
5 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.84%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) EMIR
7 1 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.42%) ITGC
System Software
1 27 (11.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (9.70%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.91%) Terraform
3 13 (5.49%) Ansible
4 4 (1.69%) Consul
4 4 (1.69%) Istio
4 4 (1.69%) Puppet
5 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.42%) Automic
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) MIIS
6 1 (0.42%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.02%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.80%) IBM
3 9 (3.80%) Informatica
4 7 (2.95%) Google
4 7 (2.95%) Oracle
5 4 (1.69%) SAP
6 3 (1.27%) Databricks
6 3 (1.27%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.84%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.42%) Calypso
8 1 (0.42%) Mashery
8 1 (0.42%) Murex
8 1 (0.42%) Planview
8 1 (0.42%) Remedy
8 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase