Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 643 506 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.88% 4.98% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 5.45% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 582 453 722
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 10,088 9,285 11,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.27% 91.42% 91.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,961 8,346 10,798
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 August 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 August 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 +2 6 £80,000 -
SDLC
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 340 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (42.92%) Finance
3 261 (40.59%) SQL
4 186 (28.93%) .NET
5 171 (26.59%) C#
6 167 (25.97%) SQL Server
7 160 (24.88%) Java
8 144 (22.40%) Microsoft
9 127 (19.75%) Scrum
10 101 (15.71%) JavaScript
10 101 (15.71%) Degree
11 99 (15.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 95 (14.77%) Software Engineering
13 90 (14.00%) Test Automation
14 88 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 86 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (13.06%) T-SQL
16 84 (13.06%) TDD
17 83 (12.91%) Data Warehouse
18 80 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
19 77 (11.98%) Waterfall
20 74 (11.51%) Project Management
21 70 (10.89%) Web Services
22 65 (10.11%) Banking
22 65 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 63 (9.80%) MVC
24 62 (9.64%) Business Analysis
25 61 (9.49%) QA
25 61 (9.49%) Visual Studio
25 61 (9.49%) Continuous Integration

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 20 (3.11%) Confluence
2 17 (2.64%) Ethereum
3 15 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.33%) IIS
4 12 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.47%) CMS
7 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.31%) Apache
8 2 (0.31%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.31%) GemFire
8 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) JCAPS
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 25 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.95%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (2.64%) Ripple
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) RMDS
3 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.16%) Actimize
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Kondor
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 80 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 18 (2.80%) IaaS
4 4 (0.62%) Force.com
4 4 (0.62%) SaaS
4 4 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.16%) npm
7 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Serverless
7 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) Network Security
2 3 (0.47%) Firewall
2 3 (0.47%) HTTP
2 3 (0.47%) Internet
2 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.31%) DNS
3 2 (0.31%) FTP
3 2 (0.31%) Multicast
3 2 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.16%) DHCP
4 1 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.16%) MPLS
4 1 (0.16%) SMTP
4 1 (0.16%) SSL
4 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.16%) VPLS
4 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 99 (15.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (12.91%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (6.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (5.91%) NoSQL
8 33 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 31 (4.82%) Power BI
9 31 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (3.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 22 (3.42%) Big Data
11 19 (2.95%) OLTP
12 17 (2.64%) Blockchain
13 16 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (2.02%) Siebel EIM
16 12 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 8 (1.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 61 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 57 (8.86%) JIRA
3 51 (7.93%) Selenium
4 39 (6.07%) Git (software)
5 35 (5.44%) Jenkins
6 22 (3.42%) MSBuild
7 21 (3.27%) Subversion
8 18 (2.80%) CruiseControl
8 18 (2.80%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 18 (2.80%) NUnit
8 18 (2.80%) TeamCity
9 17 (2.64%) SpecFlow
10 15 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (2.33%) WebDriver
11 14 (2.18%) HP UFT
12 13 (2.02%) JUnit
13 12 (1.87%) Maven
General
1 276 (42.92%) Finance
2 65 (10.11%) Banking
3 41 (6.38%) Advertising
4 26 (4.04%) Legal
5 25 (3.89%) Front Office
6 21 (3.27%) Retail
7 20 (3.11%) Back Office
8 19 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.95%) Marketing
9 14 (2.18%) Law
10 13 (2.02%) Games
11 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.16%) Hungarian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 246 (38.26%) Developer
2 126 (19.60%) Analyst
3 77 (11.98%) Business Analyst
4 60 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 49 (7.62%) Architect
6 45 (7.00%) .NET Developer
7 42 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 39 (6.07%) C# Developer
9 34 (5.29%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.82%) Microsoft Developer
11 30 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 28 (4.35%) Project Manager
13 27 (4.20%) SSIS Developer
14 24 (3.73%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 24 (3.73%) Tester
15 23 (3.58%) SQL BI Developer
16 20 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
16 20 (3.11%) ETL Developer
16 20 (3.11%) Graduate
16 20 (3.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (28.93%) .NET
2 70 (10.89%) Web Services
3 60 (9.33%) HTML
4 57 (8.86%) WCF
5 56 (8.71%) AngularJS
6 49 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 46 (7.15%) .NET Framework
7 46 (7.15%) CSS
7 46 (7.15%) XML
8 42 (6.53%) Entity Framework
9 39 (6.07%) WPF
10 37 (5.75%) jQuery
11 36 (5.60%) ASP.NET
12 35 (5.44%) J2EE
13 29 (4.51%) REST
14 28 (4.35%) HTML5
15 27 (4.20%) JSON
15 27 (4.20%) Spring
16 22 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (3.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.24%) User Experience
2 50 (7.78%) Fintech
3 47 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.64%) Bitcoin
7 17 (2.64%) Digital Currency
8 15 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.56%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.40%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.40%) Online Games
12 8 (1.24%) Equities
12 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.93%) Derivative
13 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.07%) Windows
2 32 (4.98%) Linux
3 24 (3.73%) Unix
4 18 (2.80%) VMS
5 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.31%) Android
6 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (19.75%) Scrum
3 95 (14.77%) Software Engineering
4 90 (14.00%) Test Automation
5 86 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (13.06%) TDD
7 77 (11.98%) Waterfall
8 74 (11.51%) Project Management
9 63 (9.80%) MVC
10 62 (9.64%) Business Analysis
11 61 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (9.02%) DevOps
13 57 (8.86%) OO
14 54 (8.40%) Unit Testing
15 52 (8.09%) ETL
16 48 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (7.00%) E-Commerce
18 42 (6.53%) BDD
19 40 (6.22%) Mentoring
19 40 (6.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 261 (40.59%) SQL
2 171 (26.59%) C#
3 160 (24.88%) Java
4 101 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 84 (13.06%) T-SQL
6 48 (7.47%) Python
7 33 (5.13%) C++
8 28 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.04%) Scala
10 19 (2.95%) PHP
11 13 (2.02%) Java 8
12 11 (1.71%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.09%) Perl
13 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.93%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.93%) VBA
15 5 (0.78%) Ruby
16 4 (0.62%) R
16 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (15.71%) Degree
2 29 (4.51%) ISTQB
3 23 (3.58%) ISEB
4 22 (3.42%) CISSP
5 18 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.56%) IIBA
6 10 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.09%) CISM
7 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.09%) PMP
8 5 (0.78%) CBAP
8 5 (0.78%) CFA
8 5 (0.78%) CRISC
9 4 (0.62%) GISP
9 4 (0.62%) GSLC
10 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) CCNA
11 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.49%) QA
2 12 (1.87%) PMO
3 7 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.09%) GDPR
4 5 (0.78%) COBIT
5 4 (0.62%) MiFID
6 3 (0.47%) WAI
7 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) PSD2
7 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.56%) Docker
3 4 (0.62%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.62%) Ansible
2 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.62%) Oozie
2 4 (0.62%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.31%) Control-M
4 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.16%) CASB
5 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.38%) Oracle
3 13 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (2.02%) Siebel
4 12 (1.87%) SAP
5 6 (0.93%) HP
6 5 (0.78%) Automation Anywhere
6 5 (0.78%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.78%) Blue Prism
6 5 (0.78%) Google
6 5 (0.78%) Informatica
6 5 (0.78%) Tableau
7 4 (0.62%) IBM
8 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.31%) Capita
9 2 (0.31%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.31%) Murex
9 2 (0.31%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.31%) Sybase
9 2 (0.31%) Teradata