Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +13
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 412 841 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.82% 6.65% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 7.28% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 344 705 651
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,614 11,560 11,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.10% 91.38% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,736 9,213 9,195
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the East of England

SDLC
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SDLC in the East of England

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the East of England

SDLC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 March 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
Hertfordshire -2 172 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -34 109 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Essex +2 64 £45,000 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -12 48 £51,250 -6.82% 8
Suffolk -9 18 £50,000 -
Norfolk +2 1 £55,000 +18.92% 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 of England region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 237 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (39.08%) .NET
3 160 (38.83%) SQL
4 138 (33.50%) C#
5 114 (27.67%) Microsoft
6 110 (26.70%) SQL Server
7 91 (22.09%) ASP.NET
8 88 (21.36%) JavaScript
9 85 (20.63%) Degree
10 82 (19.90%) Scrum
11 78 (18.93%) Finance
11 78 (18.93%) Test Automation
12 62 (15.05%) Project Management
13 61 (14.81%) Visual Studio
13 61 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 60 (14.56%) MVC
15 59 (14.32%) Waterfall
16 58 (14.08%) HTML
17 56 (13.59%) Software Engineering
18 52 (12.62%) OO
19 51 (12.38%) Computer Science
19 51 (12.38%) QA
20 50 (12.14%) Java
21 49 (11.89%) Retail
22 47 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
22 47 (11.41%) CSS
23 44 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
24 43 (10.44%) User Stories
24 43 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
24 43 (10.44%) Analytical Skills

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 29 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.58%) Confluence
3 22 (5.34%) IIS
4 7 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.70%) JBoss
5 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.49%) Apache
7 2 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.97%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.70%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.97%) GitHub
7 3 (0.73%) SaaS
8 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) Datadog
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.94%) Internet
2 5 (1.21%) Firewall
2 5 (1.21%) SSL
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) NGN
4 1 (0.24%) ATM
4 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.24%) RS-232
4 1 (0.24%) SNMP
4 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.88%) Power BI
3 12 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.67%) Big Data
5 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.70%) Redis
6 6 (1.46%) GIS
6 6 (1.46%) MySQL
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.73%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 61 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.98%) JIRA
3 31 (7.52%) Git (software)
4 30 (7.28%) Jenkins
5 26 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 25 (6.07%) NUnit
7 22 (5.34%) Appium
7 22 (5.34%) Selenium
8 21 (5.10%) Maven
9 18 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (4.13%) eggPlant
10 17 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 11 (2.67%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.43%) MSTest
12 10 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (2.43%) WatiN
13 8 (1.94%) JMeter
14 7 (1.70%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 78 (18.93%) Finance
2 49 (11.89%) Retail
3 15 (3.64%) Advertising
3 15 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.21%) Games
7 5 (1.21%) Military
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
8 4 (0.97%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 165 (40.05%) Developer
2 85 (20.63%) Analyst
3 60 (14.56%) .NET Developer
4 49 (11.89%) Software Developer
5 42 (10.19%) C# Developer
6 38 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (8.98%) Business Analyst
8 35 (8.50%) Project Manager
8 35 (8.50%) Senior Developer
9 33 (8.01%) Tester
10 29 (7.04%) Test Engineer
11 24 (5.83%) Test Analyst
12 22 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (5.34%) Web Developer
13 20 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (4.85%) IT Manager
13 20 (4.85%) QA Engineer
14 19 (4.61%) QA Test Engineer
15 18 (4.37%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (39.08%) .NET
2 91 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 58 (14.08%) HTML
4 47 (11.41%) CSS
5 44 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (8.01%) WPF
7 27 (6.55%) AngularJS
8 24 (5.83%) jQuery
9 22 (5.34%) Web Services
10 19 (4.61%) .NET Framework
10 19 (4.61%) WinForms
11 16 (3.88%) WCF
12 15 (3.64%) Gherkin
13 14 (3.40%) Velocity
14 13 (3.16%) .NET Core
15 11 (2.67%) HTML5
16 10 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (2.43%) XML
17 9 (2.18%) Spring
18 8 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.28%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.83%) User Experience
4 23 (5.58%) Algorithms
5 17 (4.13%) NHS
6 14 (3.40%) FMCG
6 14 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.43%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.18%) PMI
10 7 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.97%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.73%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.73%) Social Network
14 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.50%) Windows
2 27 (6.55%) Android
3 26 (6.31%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.18%) Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (19.90%) Scrum
3 78 (18.93%) Test Automation
4 62 (15.05%) Project Management
5 60 (14.56%) MVC
6 59 (14.32%) Waterfall
7 56 (13.59%) Software Engineering
8 52 (12.62%) OO
9 51 (12.38%) Computer Science
10 47 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 43 (10.44%) User Stories
12 38 (9.22%) PRINCE2
13 37 (8.98%) BDD
14 36 (8.74%) Test Management
15 33 (8.01%) Mathematics
15 33 (8.01%) Unit Testing
16 32 (7.77%) Acceptance Criteria
16 32 (7.77%) ITIL
17 31 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 160 (38.83%) SQL
2 138 (33.50%) C#
3 88 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 50 (12.14%) Java
5 30 (7.28%) Python
6 21 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.37%) C
8 16 (3.88%) VB
9 8 (1.94%) C++
10 5 (1.21%) Uniface
11 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.73%) PHP
13 2 (0.49%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.24%) Go
14 1 (0.24%) Ruby
14 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 85 (20.63%) Degree
2 37 (8.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 37 (8.98%) ISEB
3 30 (7.28%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.18%) PhD
6 9 (2.18%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.70%) MBCS
9 6 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.21%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.73%) OCP
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.49%) HND
12 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.49%) PgMP
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.38%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) JSP 440
2 5 (1.21%) WAI
3 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (0.97%) PMO
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.64%) Docker
2 6 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.97%) Firmware
4 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (4.13%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.21%) Ansible
3 4 (0.97%) Puppet
4 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Packer
5 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 114 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.61%) Oracle
3 18 (4.37%) HP
4 17 (4.13%) WorldPay
5 10 (2.43%) Citrix
6 7 (1.70%) PureLoad
7 5 (1.21%) Google
7 5 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.97%) IBM
8 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.24%) Cadence
9 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.24%) New Relic
9 1 (0.24%) Splunk
9 1 (0.24%) VMware
9 1 (0.24%) Zend