Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 152 112 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.73% 4.87% 7.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 5.25% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 113 55 129
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £60,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2422 2132 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.29% 92.70% 92.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1420 1764
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,300 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,400 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Edinburgh

SDLC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Edinburgh

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 113 (74.34%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 57 (37.50%) Java
4 54 (35.53%) HTML
5 49 (32.24%) SQL
6 48 (31.58%) CSS
7 47 (30.92%) .NET
8 44 (28.95%) C#
9 41 (26.97%) Banking
9 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
10 37 (24.34%) Degree
10 37 (24.34%) Scrum
11 34 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (18.42%) Software Delivery
13 27 (17.76%) Test Automation
13 27 (17.76%) Finance
14 25 (16.45%) SQL Server
14 25 (16.45%) Selenium
15 24 (15.79%) TDD
15 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (15.13%) OO
17 21 (13.82%) Python
17 21 (13.82%) Open Source
18 20 (13.16%) HTML5
18 20 (13.16%) BDD
19 18 (11.84%) JUnit
20 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
20 17 (11.18%) Node.js
21 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
21 16 (10.53%) ASP.NET

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (1.97%) Apache
1 3 (1.97%) IIS
1 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.32%) CMS
2 2 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.66%) Mingle
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.26%) GitHub
4 4 (2.63%) Force.com
4 4 (2.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (2.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.29%) Big Data
3 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.63%) MySQL
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.97%) Spatial Data
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.32%) OLAP
6 2 (1.32%) OLTP
6 2 (1.32%) Power BI
6 2 (1.32%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.45%) Selenium
2 18 (11.84%) JUnit
3 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.55%) Jasmine
4 13 (8.55%) Protractor
4 13 (8.55%) TestNG
5 8 (5.26%) JIRA
5 8 (5.26%) Subversion
6 7 (4.61%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.95%) Maven
8 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.97%) Grunt
9 3 (1.97%) gulp
9 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.32%) GoCD
10 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (26.97%) Banking
2 27 (17.76%) Finance
3 15 (9.87%) Retail
4 10 (6.58%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.95%) Legal
6 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (34.87%) Developer
2 18 (11.84%) Test Engineer
3 17 (11.18%) .NET Developer
4 16 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) Analyst
5 15 (9.87%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.87%) Test Automation Engineer
6 14 (9.21%) Project Manager
7 13 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.55%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Retail Banking Project Manager
10 8 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
11 7 (4.61%) Development Manager
11 7 (4.61%) Lead .NET Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.53%) HTML
2 48 (31.58%) CSS
3 47 (30.92%) .NET
4 20 (13.16%) HTML5
5 17 (11.18%) Node.js
6 16 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.89%) CSS3
8 10 (6.58%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.92%) Web Services
10 8 (5.26%) jQuery
10 8 (5.26%) Spring
11 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.61%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.29%) XML
13 4 (2.63%) WCF
14 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.97%) Behat
14 3 (1.97%) REST
14 3 (1.97%) RESTful
15 2 (1.32%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.97%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) iSeries
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Windows
2 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.63%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (74.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
3 37 (24.34%) Scrum
4 34 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (18.42%) Software Delivery
6 27 (17.76%) Test Automation
7 24 (15.79%) TDD
8 23 (15.13%) OO
9 21 (13.82%) Open Source
10 20 (13.16%) BDD
11 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.21%) Kanban
12 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.55%) Change Management
13 13 (8.55%) MVC
13 13 (8.55%) Project Management
14 12 (7.89%) Analytical Thinking
14 12 (7.89%) Coaching
15 10 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (5.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.16%) JavaScript
2 57 (37.50%) Java
3 49 (32.24%) SQL
4 44 (28.95%) C#
5 21 (13.82%) Python
6 10 (6.58%) PHP
6 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.61%) VB
8 6 (3.95%) C++
8 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.63%) Perl
9 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.97%) C
10 3 (1.97%) R
11 2 (1.32%) Ruby
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.66%) Lisp
12 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (24.34%) Degree
2 9 (5.92%) PMP
3 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.32%) PhD
5 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.66%) MBA
6 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.66%) BS7666
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.97%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) HockeyApp
3 2 (1.32%) Terraform
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle
3 4 (2.63%) Cognizant
3 4 (2.63%) HP
3 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.97%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.32%) Tableau
5 2 (1.32%) VMware
5 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.66%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) KANA
6 1 (0.66%) PayPal