Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 45 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 585 553 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.77% 5.29% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 5.68% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 514 498 682
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £101,125
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +13.64% -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 9,327 9,736 9,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.92% 93.16% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8,304 8,692 8,815
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 377 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (46.84%) Finance
3 203 (34.70%) SQL
4 159 (27.18%) Java
5 138 (23.59%) .NET
6 130 (22.22%) C#
7 118 (20.17%) Scrum
8 113 (19.32%) JavaScript
9 98 (16.75%) SQL Server
9 98 (16.75%) Microsoft
10 96 (16.41%) DevOps
11 85 (14.53%) TDD
12 84 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 83 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
14 80 (13.68%) Waterfall
15 78 (13.33%) Software Engineering
16 76 (12.99%) HTML
17 72 (12.31%) Project Management
18 71 (12.14%) QA
19 70 (11.97%) Web Services
20 67 (11.45%) Microservices
21 63 (10.77%) AngularJS
21 63 (10.77%) Test Automation
22 61 (10.43%) JIRA
22 61 (10.43%) Advertising
23 60 (10.26%) CSS
23 60 (10.26%) Spring
24 59 (10.09%) Python
25 56 (9.57%) Business Analysis
25 56 (9.57%) Mentoring

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 22 (3.76%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.59%) IIS
2 21 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.25%) Confluence
4 17 (2.91%) Apache TomEE
4 17 (2.91%) JBoss
5 11 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.71%) CMS
7 9 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.85%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.51%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.17%) Kentico
13 1 (0.17%) Luigi
13 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (5.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 32 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (3.76%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.85%) Ripple
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) Kondor
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 84 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.03%) SaaS
6 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.85%) GitHub
6 5 (0.85%) PaaS
7 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.68%) IaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Akamai
8 3 (0.51%) Serverless
8 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.34%) Office 365
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.88%) LAN
1 11 (1.88%) WAN
2 8 (1.37%) AMQP
3 6 (1.03%) Wireless
4 3 (0.51%) Network Security
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) ATM
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (5.64%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.42%) Big Data
7 16 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.74%) MySQL
7 16 (2.74%) Power BI
8 14 (2.39%) DB2
9 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.71%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.20%) Redis
14 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.85%) QlikView
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 61 (10.43%) JIRA
2 49 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 44 (7.52%) Selenium
5 42 (7.18%) Cucumber
6 30 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 28 (4.79%) Maven
7 28 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (4.27%) Gradle
9 23 (3.93%) Visual Studio
10 18 (3.08%) Ant
10 18 (3.08%) JUnit
10 18 (3.08%) Mockito
11 17 (2.91%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.56%) Subversion
13 12 (2.05%) git-flow
14 11 (1.88%) CircleCI
14 11 (1.88%) NUnit
14 11 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.88%) Travis CI
General
1 274 (46.84%) Finance
2 61 (10.43%) Advertising
3 54 (9.23%) Banking
4 20 (3.42%) Front Office
5 18 (3.08%) Games
6 14 (2.39%) Retail
7 12 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.71%) Back Office
9 6 (1.03%) International Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.68%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Hungarian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 207 (35.38%) Developer
2 110 (18.80%) Analyst
3 80 (13.68%) Java Developer
4 60 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 58 (9.91%) Senior Developer
6 38 (6.50%) .NET Developer
7 32 (5.47%) Team Leader
8 31 (5.30%) Project Manager
9 30 (5.13%) Architect
10 26 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 26 (4.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 25 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
13 22 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.59%) .NET Architect
14 21 (3.59%) .NET Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.42%) Systems Analyst
15 20 (3.42%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (23.59%) .NET
2 76 (12.99%) HTML
3 70 (11.97%) Web Services
4 63 (10.77%) AngularJS
5 60 (10.26%) CSS
5 60 (10.26%) Spring
6 54 (9.23%) REST
7 49 (8.38%) ASP.NET
8 40 (6.84%) JSON
8 40 (6.84%) XML
9 32 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (4.96%) Kafka
11 26 (4.44%) Node.js
12 25 (4.27%) jQuery
13 22 (3.76%) React
14 19 (3.25%) Hibernate
15 18 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (3.08%) WCF
16 17 (2.91%) .NET Core
17 16 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.23%) Fintech
2 48 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.30%) User Experience
4 24 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.39%) AS400
6 14 (2.39%) Reinsurance
7 11 (1.88%) Life Science
8 10 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.37%) Anti-Piracy
9 8 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.03%) Derivative
11 6 (1.03%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.85%) Bitcoin
12 5 (0.85%) Digital Currency
12 5 (0.85%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.32%) Linux
2 35 (5.98%) Windows
3 20 (3.42%) Unix
4 10 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.34%) VMS
7 1 (0.17%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (20.17%) Scrum
3 96 (16.41%) DevOps
4 85 (14.53%) TDD
5 80 (13.68%) Waterfall
6 78 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 72 (12.31%) Project Management
8 67 (11.45%) Microservices
9 63 (10.77%) Test Automation
10 56 (9.57%) Business Analysis
10 56 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 52 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
13 47 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (7.69%) Computer Science
15 42 (7.18%) Artificial Intelligence
15 42 (7.18%) MVC
16 39 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (6.67%) User Stories
17 38 (6.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (34.70%) SQL
2 159 (27.18%) Java
3 130 (22.22%) C#
4 113 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 59 (10.09%) Python
6 40 (6.84%) Java 8
7 33 (5.64%) C++
8 30 (5.13%) Scala
9 18 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.08%) C
9 18 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.22%) Groovy
10 13 (2.22%) Ruby
11 11 (1.88%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.20%) PHP
14 6 (1.03%) R
15 5 (0.85%) Perl
15 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (8.89%) Degree
2 27 (4.62%) PMP
3 24 (4.10%) PMI Certification
4 16 (2.74%) ISEB
4 16 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.05%) CISSP
6 12 (2.05%) PgMP
6 12 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.51%) CFA
11 2 (0.34%) CSSLP
11 2 (0.34%) GWAPT
12 1 (0.17%) APMG
12 1 (0.17%) APMP
12 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (12.14%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) PMO
3 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) WAI
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PSD2
6 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 50 (8.55%) Docker
2 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (5.47%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.93%) Puppet
3 22 (3.76%) Ansible
4 16 (2.74%) Terraform
5 11 (1.88%) Rancher
6 10 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.03%) Grafana
8 5 (0.85%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.51%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.51%) Mesos
10 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 98 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.32%) Oracle
3 32 (5.47%) Google
4 18 (3.08%) IBM
5 15 (2.56%) Tableau
6 10 (1.71%) SAP
7 7 (1.20%) Citrix
7 7 (1.20%) Guidewire
7 7 (1.20%) HP
8 6 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.03%) Splunk
9 5 (0.85%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.68%) Apple
10 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.51%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.51%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.34%) Charles River
12 2 (0.34%) Informatica
12 2 (0.34%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.34%) Lotus