Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 249 247 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.36% 5.21% 6.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 5.66% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 217 180 280
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £70,000 £71,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,599 4,367 4,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.86% 92.05% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,035 3,464 3,830
East Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDLC in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +7 115 £47,500 +2.70% 17
Leicestershire +29 77 £40,000 - 10
Northamptonshire -1 28 £46,250 -14.35% 4
Derbyshire +2 21 £37,500 -9.64% 6
Lincolnshire 0 2 £45,000 +12.50% 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 116 (46.59%) C#
2 114 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (39.76%) JavaScript
4 98 (39.36%) SQL
5 87 (34.94%) .NET
6 71 (28.51%) Test Automation
7 68 (27.31%) CSS
8 62 (24.90%) Java
9 58 (23.29%) Microsoft
10 52 (20.88%) HTML
11 47 (18.88%) SQL Server
12 46 (18.47%) Scrum
13 45 (18.07%) RESTful
14 44 (17.67%) Azure
14 44 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
15 40 (16.06%) jQuery
15 40 (16.06%) ASP.NET
16 37 (14.86%) TDD
17 36 (14.46%) Selenium
17 36 (14.46%) Web Services
17 36 (14.46%) MVC
18 35 (14.06%) Finance
19 34 (13.65%) Software Engineering
20 32 (12.85%) Degree
21 31 (12.45%) .NET Framework
22 30 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
23 29 (11.65%) Web Development
24 28 (11.24%) QA
25 27 (10.84%) Spring
26 26 (10.44%) XML

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (2.01%) CICS
2 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.80%) DNN
2 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) nginx
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Abaqus
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.67%) Azure
2 10 (4.02%) Serverless
3 7 (2.81%) AWS
4 6 (2.41%) GitHub
5 5 (2.01%) Azure Functions
5 5 (2.01%) Google Play
6 4 (1.61%) GCP
6 4 (1.61%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.20%) Office 365
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Flow
8 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.80%) PaaS
8 2 (0.80%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.80%) SaaS
9 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.40%) IaaS
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) DAB
1 2 (0.80%) HTTP
1 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.81%) Big Data
5 7 (2.81%) DB2
5 7 (2.81%) MySQL
6 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.61%) Power BI
8 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (14.46%) Selenium
2 23 (9.24%) SoapUI
3 20 (8.03%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.62%) JIRA
4 14 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.42%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.02%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.02%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.21%) Maven
8 7 (2.81%) git-flow
8 7 (2.81%) Subversion
9 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.61%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.61%) JMeter
11 3 (1.20%) gulp
11 3 (1.20%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.20%) webpack
12 2 (0.80%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.80%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (2.01%) Retail
3 4 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.80%) Automotive
4 2 (0.80%) Law
4 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.80%) Marketing
4 2 (0.80%) Military
4 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 144 (57.83%) Developer
2 32 (12.85%) Senior Developer
3 30 (12.05%) Applications Developer
4 29 (11.65%) .NET Developer
5 25 (10.04%) C# Developer
6 23 (9.24%) Analyst
7 22 (8.84%) Java Developer
7 22 (8.84%) Mobile Developer
8 21 (8.43%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (6.83%) Tester
11 16 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (6.02%) Test Analyst
13 13 (5.22%) Senior Mobile Developer
14 10 (4.02%) Project Manager
14 10 (4.02%) Software Tester
15 9 (3.61%) IT Manager
15 9 (3.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 8 (3.21%) Architect
16 8 (3.21%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (34.94%) .NET
2 68 (27.31%) CSS
3 52 (20.88%) HTML
4 45 (18.07%) RESTful
5 40 (16.06%) ASP.NET
5 40 (16.06%) jQuery
6 36 (14.46%) Web Services
7 31 (12.45%) .NET Framework
8 27 (10.84%) Spring
9 26 (10.44%) REST
9 26 (10.44%) XML
10 24 (9.64%) .NET Core
10 24 (9.64%) AngularJS
11 23 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (8.43%) HTML5
13 19 (7.63%) Ajax
13 19 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (6.43%) Middleware
14 16 (6.43%) WCF
15 14 (5.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.21%) User Experience
6 7 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.81%) Life Science
7 6 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.20%) PMI
10 2 (0.80%) Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.40%) Mashup
11 1 (0.40%) PKI
11 1 (0.40%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.84%) Android
1 22 (8.84%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.81%) Linux
2 7 (2.81%) Windows
3 2 (0.80%) AIX
3 2 (0.80%) SUSE
3 2 (0.80%) Unix
3 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.51%) Test Automation
3 46 (18.47%) Scrum
4 44 (17.67%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (14.86%) TDD
6 36 (14.46%) MVC
7 34 (13.65%) Software Engineering
8 29 (11.65%) Web Development
9 26 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.44%) DevOps
10 24 (9.64%) BDD
11 23 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (8.84%) Android Development
12 22 (8.84%) iOS Development
13 21 (8.43%) Unit Testing
13 21 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (8.03%) OO
14 20 (8.03%) Project Management
15 18 (7.23%) Data Modelling
15 18 (7.23%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 116 (46.59%) C#
2 99 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 98 (39.36%) SQL
4 62 (24.90%) Java
5 14 (5.62%) C++
6 13 (5.22%) Apple Swift
6 13 (5.22%) Kotlin
6 13 (5.22%) Objective-C
7 9 (3.61%) Python
8 8 (3.21%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.81%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.01%) COBOL
10 5 (2.01%) JCL
11 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.80%) Go
12 2 (0.80%) Java 8
12 2 (0.80%) XAML
13 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (12.85%) Degree
2 12 (4.82%) ISEB
3 9 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.81%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.20%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.80%) PhD
7 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.24%) QA
2 5 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.61%) NIST
4 3 (1.20%) PMO
5 2 (0.80%) WCAG
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.42%) Docker
2 6 (2.41%) Firmware
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.41%) Ansible
2 6 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.84%) Xamarin
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle
4 6 (2.41%) Google
5 5 (2.01%) Apple
5 5 (2.01%) IBM
5 5 (2.01%) Spotify
6 4 (1.61%) VMware
7 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.80%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.80%) New Relic
8 2 (0.80%) Splunk
9 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.40%) FNZ
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.40%) Red Box
9 1 (0.40%) Teradata