Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 48 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +15
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 207 230 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.67% 5.44% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 5.83% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 173 167 252
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.96% +0.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £63,750
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 3,362 3,944 4,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.08% 93.30% 91.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 2,875 3,980
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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
Leicestershire +52 93 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Nottinghamshire -15 75 £50,000 - 16
Northamptonshire -7 24 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Derbyshire -8 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 99 (47.83%) C#
1 99 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 98 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (41.06%) .NET
4 82 (39.61%) CSS
5 80 (38.65%) SQL
6 64 (30.92%) Test Automation
7 63 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 60 (28.99%) ASP.NET
9 57 (27.54%) HTML
10 54 (26.09%) MVC
11 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
12 50 (24.15%) jQuery
13 46 (22.22%) Azure
14 43 (20.77%) Java
15 39 (18.84%) RESTful
15 39 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (18.84%) Greenfield Project
16 38 (18.36%) Web Services
17 35 (16.91%) Scrum
17 35 (16.91%) REST
18 33 (15.94%) XML
18 33 (15.94%) Ajax
19 32 (15.46%) Selenium
20 31 (14.98%) Innovative Thinking
21 29 (14.01%) TDD
22 28 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (13.53%) Software Engineering
22 28 (13.53%) Degree

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 (2.42%) CICS
2 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.22%) Azure
2 10 (4.83%) PaaS
3 8 (3.86%) Serverless
4 7 (3.38%) SaaS
5 5 (2.42%) AWS
6 3 (1.45%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.45%) GitHub
7 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.97%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.48%) Office 365
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) Softphone
2 4 (1.93%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) DAB
3 2 (0.97%) SSH
3 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 27 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.80%) MySQL
5 10 (4.83%) Big Data
6 9 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.90%) DB2
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (15.46%) Selenium
2 27 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 16 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.31%) Subversion
6 9 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.86%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.38%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.38%) IntelliJ
8 7 (3.38%) JIRA
8 7 (3.38%) Maven
8 7 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.90%) JMeter
10 5 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.93%) git-flow
11 4 (1.93%) Postman
12 2 (0.97%) gulp
12 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (4.83%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.42%) Games
5 4 (1.93%) Police
6 3 (1.45%) Retail
7 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (55.07%) Developer
2 34 (16.43%) .NET Developer
3 29 (14.01%) Applications Developer
4 24 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (7.73%) Software Developer
7 14 (6.76%) Analyst
8 13 (6.28%) Architect
9 12 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.83%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
11 9 (4.35%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.38%) Analytics Manager
13 7 (3.38%) Data Analytics Manager
13 7 (3.38%) Software Architect
13 7 (3.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (41.06%) .NET
2 82 (39.61%) CSS
3 60 (28.99%) ASP.NET
4 57 (27.54%) HTML
5 50 (24.15%) jQuery
6 39 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (18.84%) RESTful
7 38 (18.36%) Web Services
8 35 (16.91%) REST
9 33 (15.94%) Ajax
9 33 (15.94%) XML
10 24 (11.59%) Middleware
10 24 (11.59%) WCF
11 21 (10.14%) .NET Core
12 20 (9.66%) HTML5
13 18 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 17 (8.21%) .NET Framework
15 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (6.76%) CSS3
17 12 (5.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.84%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.76%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.86%) Life Science
5 8 (3.86%) User Experience
6 7 (3.38%) PMI
7 6 (2.90%) Handset
8 4 (1.93%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.48%) Clustering
11 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Social Media
11 1 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.90%) Android
1 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.97%) Linux
2 2 (0.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.48%) AIX
3 1 (0.48%) SUSE
3 1 (0.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.92%) Test Automation
3 54 (26.09%) MVC
4 35 (16.91%) Scrum
5 31 (14.98%) Innovative Thinking
6 29 (14.01%) TDD
7 28 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (13.53%) Software Engineering
8 27 (13.04%) API Testing
9 25 (12.08%) BDD
9 25 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.59%) Data Modelling
11 19 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (8.70%) Test Scripting
13 17 (8.21%) Project Management
14 16 (7.73%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.73%) Web Development
15 15 (7.25%) Data Science
15 15 (7.25%) Microservices
15 15 (7.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (47.83%) C#
1 99 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 80 (38.65%) SQL
3 43 (20.77%) Java
4 13 (6.28%) C++
5 11 (5.31%) Python
6 10 (4.83%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.42%) COBOL
7 5 (2.42%) Java 8
7 5 (2.42%) JCL
7 5 (2.42%) PHP
7 5 (2.42%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.93%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.93%) Kotlin
8 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Groovy
10 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (13.53%) Degree
2 15 (7.25%) ISEB
3 14 (6.76%) PhD
4 10 (4.83%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.38%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.45%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.56%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.45%) NIST
4 2 (0.97%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) Docker
2 5 (2.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.45%) Ansible
2 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.90%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.42%) IBM
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle
3 5 (2.42%) Spotify
4 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.48%) VMware