Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 65 54
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 310 68 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.57% 3.74% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 4.14% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 50 203
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,800 £35,650
25th Percentile £42,000 £46,563 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,188 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 5,077 1,641 6,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.25% 90.26% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,685 1,334 4,516
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £74,250
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 +3 122 £57,500 -4.17% 21
Cambridgeshire +2 97 £57,500 -4.17% 19
Essex +16 62 £45,000 -24.45% 5
Bedfordshire -1 24 £61,250 +28.95% 3
Norfolk -24 5 £79,250 +58.50% 5
Suffolk -18 1 £40,000 -62.79% 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 154 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (44.84%) Social Skills
3 102 (32.90%) Degree
4 97 (31.29%) Project Management
5 94 (30.32%) Validation
6 81 (26.13%) C#
7 73 (23.55%) Java
7 73 (23.55%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (22.26%) Software Engineering
9 64 (20.65%) JavaScript
10 63 (20.32%) Azure
11 61 (19.68%) Scrum
12 52 (16.77%) .NET
12 52 (16.77%) DevOps
13 50 (16.13%) SQL
13 50 (16.13%) Finance
13 50 (16.13%) Migration
14 49 (15.81%) Project Delivery
15 48 (15.48%) Management Information System
15 48 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
15 48 (15.48%) Test Automation
16 46 (14.84%) AWS
17 43 (13.87%) Games
18 42 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 41 (13.23%) JIRA
19 41 (13.23%) User Stories
20 39 (12.58%) V-Model
20 39 (12.58%) Firmware
20 39 (12.58%) EMC
21 38 (12.26%) Data Management

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 21 (6.77%) Confluence
2 12 (3.87%) IIS
3 6 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.29%) CMS
4 4 (1.29%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.29%) Kentico
4 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.32%) Jetty
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.97%) Simulink
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 63 (20.32%) Azure
2 46 (14.84%) AWS
3 35 (11.29%) GitHub
4 25 (8.06%) Serverless
5 23 (7.42%) GCP
6 19 (6.13%) Amazon EKS
7 18 (5.81%) OpenShift
8 16 (5.16%) SaaS
9 13 (4.19%) IaaS
10 12 (3.87%) PaaS
11 9 (2.90%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
13 5 (1.61%) PowerApps
14 4 (1.29%) Cloud Functions
14 4 (1.29%) Firebase
15 3 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.52%) Software-Defined Radio
2 12 (3.87%) DNS
2 12 (3.87%) HTTP
3 9 (2.90%) Broadband
4 8 (2.58%) PBX
4 8 (2.58%) PSTN
4 8 (2.58%) TETRA
5 4 (1.29%) Internet
6 3 (0.97%) Modbus
6 3 (0.97%) RS-232
6 3 (0.97%) RS-485
7 2 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.16%) MySQL
3 9 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.90%) Power BI
3 9 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (1.94%) Electronic Patient Records
4 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (1.61%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.61%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.29%) BigQuery
6 4 (1.29%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.97%) Big Data
7 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (13.23%) JIRA
2 34 (10.97%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.06%) Rational DOORS
4 24 (7.74%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.87%) Selenium
6 11 (3.55%) GitLab
6 11 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.58%) TestRail
8 5 (1.61%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.97%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.97%) Maven
9 3 (0.97%) Serenity BDD
9 3 (0.97%) TestNG
9 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.65%) Protractor
10 2 (0.65%) Tricentis qTest
10 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (44.84%) Social Skills
2 50 (16.13%) Finance
3 48 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (13.87%) Games
5 28 (9.03%) Electronics
6 26 (8.39%) Influencing Skills
7 19 (6.13%) Legal
8 18 (5.81%) Manufacturing
9 16 (5.16%) Automotive
9 16 (5.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
11 10 (3.23%) Law
12 2 (0.65%) Retail
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.32%) German Language
13 1 (0.32%) Marketing
13 1 (0.32%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.32%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (18.39%) Architect
1 57 (18.39%) Developer
2 34 (10.97%) Project Manager
3 30 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 25 (8.06%) Test Architect
5 20 (6.45%) Implementation Manager
6 19 (6.13%) Testing Engineer
7 17 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.52%) Electronics Engineer
9 14 (4.52%) Systems Architect
10 12 (3.87%) Agile Project Manager
10 12 (3.87%) Analyst
10 12 (3.87%) Principal Architect
10 12 (3.87%) Product Owner
10 12 (3.87%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Principal Engineer
12 9 (2.90%) Principal Software Engineer
13 8 (2.58%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.77%) .NET
2 34 (10.97%) CSS
3 25 (8.06%) Node.js
4 22 (7.10%) RESTful
5 13 (4.19%) HTML
6 12 (3.87%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.55%) REST
8 10 (3.23%) React
8 10 (3.23%) Web Services
9 8 (2.58%) .NET Core
10 7 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.94%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (1.61%) jQuery
12 5 (1.61%) React Native
13 4 (1.29%) Android Jetpack
13 4 (1.29%) Android SDK
13 4 (1.29%) JSON
13 4 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 29 (9.35%) Mobile App
3 25 (8.06%) User Experience
4 23 (7.42%) Cloud Native
5 16 (5.16%) Life Science
6 12 (3.87%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.58%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.26%) FMCG
9 6 (1.94%) Social Media
10 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.97%) Robotics
11 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) State Machine
13 1 (0.32%) CUDA
13 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.13%) Linux
2 17 (5.48%) Windows
3 13 (4.19%) Unix
4 9 (2.90%) Android
5 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (31.29%) Project Management
3 94 (30.32%) Validation
4 73 (23.55%) Problem-Solving
5 69 (22.26%) Software Engineering
6 61 (19.68%) Scrum
7 52 (16.77%) DevOps
8 50 (16.13%) Migration
9 49 (15.81%) Project Delivery
10 48 (15.48%) Test Automation
11 42 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (13.23%) User Stories
13 39 (12.58%) V-Model
14 38 (12.26%) Data Management
15 32 (10.32%) Computer Science
16 30 (9.68%) Change Management
16 30 (9.68%) Risk Management
17 29 (9.35%) Mentoring
18 28 (9.03%) Test Strategy
19 27 (8.71%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.13%) C#
2 73 (23.55%) Java
3 64 (20.65%) JavaScript
4 50 (16.13%) SQL
5 32 (10.32%) C
6 26 (8.39%) C++
7 15 (4.84%) Python
8 6 (1.94%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.61%) Groovy
9 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.29%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.97%) VBA
12 2 (0.65%) Java 8
13 1 (0.32%) Julia
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.32%) Scala
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (32.90%) Degree
2 18 (5.81%) SC Cleared
2 18 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.29%) ISEB
5 4 (1.29%) MBCS
5 4 (1.29%) PhD
6 3 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.97%) CISSP
6 3 (0.97%) HNC
6 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.65%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.65%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.26%) Data Quality
2 25 (8.06%) Good Clinical Practice
3 15 (4.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 15 (4.84%) QA
4 8 (2.58%) GDPR
5 6 (1.94%) GxP
5 6 (1.94%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.29%) Accessibility
6 4 (1.29%) GRC
7 2 (0.65%) NIST
7 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (12.58%) Firmware
2 20 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (12.58%) EMC
2 34 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.45%) OutSystems
4 11 (3.55%) Google
5 7 (2.26%) Oracle
6 5 (1.61%) Alibaba
6 5 (1.61%) Facebook
6 5 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (1.61%) Splunk
6 5 (1.61%) Talend
7 4 (1.29%) Databricks
7 4 (1.29%) Optimizely
7 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe
8 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.32%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.32%) Remedy
9 1 (0.32%) Siebel