Period
to 20 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 602 497 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.45% 5.00% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 5.46% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 534 444 696
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 10,139 9,109 10,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.87% 91.62% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,068 8,217 9,934
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 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +0.88%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 6 £80,000 -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 346 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (38.87%) SQL
3 230 (38.21%) Finance
4 169 (28.07%) Java
5 156 (25.91%) .NET
6 142 (23.59%) C#
7 131 (21.76%) SQL Server
8 124 (20.60%) Scrum
9 112 (18.60%) JavaScript
10 105 (17.44%) Microsoft
11 85 (14.12%) TDD
12 76 (12.62%) Software Engineering
13 75 (12.46%) Test Automation
13 75 (12.46%) Waterfall
14 72 (11.96%) DevOps
15 71 (11.79%) HTML
15 71 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
16 70 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 68 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 64 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
19 63 (10.47%) Business Analysis
19 63 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 62 (10.30%) T-SQL
21 58 (9.63%) Banking
21 58 (9.63%) Degree
22 57 (9.47%) Web Services
23 56 (9.30%) AngularJS
24 55 (9.14%) Fintech
24 55 (9.14%) CSS

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 19 (3.16%) Apache Spark
1 19 (3.16%) Confluence
2 12 (1.99%) Ethereum
3 11 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.66%) IIS
5 8 (1.33%) CMS
6 7 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.00%) Apache TomEE
7 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.00%) JBoss
8 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.33%) GemFire
10 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.99%) Ripple
2 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.17%) Actimize
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Kondor
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (1.33%) IaaS
5 6 (1.00%) SaaS
6 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.66%) GitHub
6 4 (0.66%) Office 365
7 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.17%) Akamai
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.83%) Network Security
2 4 (0.66%) Firewall
3 3 (0.50%) AMQP
3 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
4 2 (0.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.33%) LAN
4 2 (0.33%) SMS
4 2 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) ATM
5 1 (0.17%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.17%) Internet
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (6.64%) NoSQL
7 32 (5.32%) Power BI
8 26 (4.32%) Big Data
9 24 (3.99%) Relational Database
10 20 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.16%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.50%) OLTP
13 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.33%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.16%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (8.80%) JIRA
2 50 (8.31%) Selenium
3 38 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 37 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 36 (5.98%) Git (software)
6 29 (4.82%) Cucumber
6 29 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (4.15%) TeamCity
8 19 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 17 (2.82%) Maven
10 17 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 15 (2.49%) NUnit
11 15 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
12 14 (2.33%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.33%) Subversion
13 12 (1.99%) JUnit
14 11 (1.83%) Gradle
15 10 (1.66%) Mockito
16 9 (1.50%) MSBuild
General
1 230 (38.21%) Finance
2 58 (9.63%) Banking
3 49 (8.14%) Advertising
4 22 (3.65%) Front Office
5 19 (3.16%) Retail
6 15 (2.49%) Games
6 15 (2.49%) Legal
7 14 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.33%) Marketing
8 13 (2.16%) Back Office
9 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.00%) International Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Hungarian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 227 (37.71%) Developer
2 125 (20.76%) Analyst
3 74 (12.29%) Java Developer
4 70 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 50 (8.31%) Senior Developer
6 39 (6.48%) Architect
7 38 (6.31%) .NET Developer
8 30 (4.98%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 28 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 25 (4.15%) SQL Developer
11 23 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (3.65%) Project Manager
13 21 (3.49%) Microsoft Developer
14 19 (3.16%) Software Manager
14 19 (3.16%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.99%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.82%) .NET Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.82%) Applications Manager
16 17 (2.82%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (25.91%) .NET
2 71 (11.79%) HTML
3 57 (9.47%) Web Services
4 56 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 55 (9.14%) CSS
6 51 (8.47%) ASP.NET
7 45 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (6.98%) WCF
8 42 (6.98%) XML
9 41 (6.81%) REST
10 40 (6.64%) Spring
11 34 (5.65%) .NET Framework
12 32 (5.32%) Entity Framework
12 32 (5.32%) jQuery
13 29 (4.82%) Kafka
14 27 (4.49%) HTML5
15 26 (4.32%) WPF
16 25 (4.15%) J2EE
16 25 (4.15%) JSON
17 22 (3.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.14%) Fintech
2 47 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.81%) User Experience
3 36 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.99%) Bitcoin
6 12 (1.99%) Digital Currency
7 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.50%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.00%) Online Games
11 5 (0.83%) Anti-Piracy
11 5 (0.83%) Derivative
11 5 (0.83%) Life Science
11 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.65%) Linux
2 29 (4.82%) Windows
3 25 (4.15%) Unix
4 8 (1.33%) VMS
5 5 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (20.60%) Scrum
3 85 (14.12%) TDD
4 76 (12.62%) Software Engineering
5 75 (12.46%) Test Automation
5 75 (12.46%) Waterfall
6 72 (11.96%) DevOps
7 70 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (10.47%) Business Analysis
9 55 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (8.97%) MVC
11 52 (8.64%) Project Management
12 50 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (7.64%) Analytics
13 46 (7.64%) BDD
14 45 (7.48%) E-Commerce
15 44 (7.31%) Microservices
16 43 (7.14%) OO
17 41 (6.81%) Unit Testing
18 40 (6.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 234 (38.87%) SQL
2 169 (28.07%) Java
3 142 (23.59%) C#
4 112 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 62 (10.30%) T-SQL
6 53 (8.80%) Python
7 36 (5.98%) C++
8 27 (4.49%) Java 8
8 27 (4.49%) Scala
9 24 (3.99%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.66%) PHP
11 11 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.33%) R
13 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.00%) Ruby
15 5 (0.83%) C
15 5 (0.83%) Perl
15 5 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (9.63%) Degree
2 24 (3.99%) CISSP
3 22 (3.65%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.49%) ISEB
5 13 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.16%) PMP
9 6 (1.00%) CISM
10 4 (0.66%) CFA
10 4 (0.66%) CRISC
10 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.66%) IIBA
11 2 (0.33%) CCNA
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) GISP
11 2 (0.33%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.80%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.00%) PMO
3 4 (0.66%) COBIT
3 4 (0.66%) GDPR
3 4 (0.66%) MiFID
3 4 (0.66%) WAI
4 2 (0.33%) SEPA
5 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) GAAP
5 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (4.82%) Docker
2 13 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.49%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.16%) Puppet
3 11 (1.83%) Ansible
4 8 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.66%) Oozie
6 4 (0.66%) Terraform
7 3 (0.50%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.33%) Control-M
8 2 (0.33%) Rancher
8 2 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.17%) CASB
9 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.17%) Grafana
9 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 105 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.48%) Oracle
3 19 (3.16%) Google
4 18 (2.99%) SAP
5 10 (1.66%) HP
5 10 (1.66%) Tableau
6 7 (1.16%) Siebel
7 6 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.00%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.83%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (0.83%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.83%) IBM
8 5 (0.83%) Informatica
8 5 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.33%) Apple
10 2 (0.33%) Lotus
10 2 (0.33%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.33%) Murex
10 2 (0.33%) Splunk