Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -15
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 148 155 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.90% 5.76% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 6.19% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 94 116 63
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,110 £31,250 £28,400
90th Percentile £117,250 £65,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -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 2,333 2,503 2,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.99% 93.05% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,498 1,361
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 88 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.78%) SQL
3 47 (31.76%) Finance
4 46 (31.08%) Scrum
4 46 (31.08%) Software Engineering
5 43 (29.05%) Test Automation
6 40 (27.03%) Java
7 36 (24.32%) .NET
8 35 (23.65%) JavaScript
9 33 (22.30%) C#
10 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (17.57%) HTML
12 25 (16.89%) CSS
13 24 (16.22%) Degree
14 21 (14.19%) Project Management
14 21 (14.19%) AngularJS
15 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
15 19 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (12.16%) TDD
16 18 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (11.49%) Marketing
17 17 (11.49%) Selenium
17 17 (11.49%) Hibernate
18 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
18 16 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
18 16 (10.81%) Spring
18 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
19 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
20 14 (9.46%) MVC

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 5 (3.38%) JBoss
2 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.68%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.03%) GitHub
4 2 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) npm
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) SMS
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) MPLS
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.41%) MySQL
5 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.38%) DB2
5 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.38%) Redis
6 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.35%) Big Data
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) DataStage
9 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.49%) Selenium
3 12 (8.11%) JUnit
3 12 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.08%) JIRA
5 8 (5.41%) Maven
6 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.05%) Ranorex
7 6 (4.05%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.05%) TestNG
8 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.38%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.38%) Protractor
9 4 (2.70%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.35%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.35%) Gradle
10 2 (1.35%) Subversion
10 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.35%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.68%) GoCD
General
1 47 (31.76%) Finance
2 17 (11.49%) Marketing
3 13 (8.78%) Electronics
4 12 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.08%) Banking
6 7 (4.73%) Advertising
7 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Developer
2 23 (15.54%) Analyst
3 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.81%) Software Manager
4 15 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.46%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.46%) Development Manager
5 14 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Software Development Manager
6 13 (8.78%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Tester
9 8 (5.41%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.41%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Software Project Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.32%) .NET
2 26 (17.57%) HTML
3 25 (16.89%) CSS
4 21 (14.19%) AngularJS
5 17 (11.49%) Hibernate
6 16 (10.81%) Spring
7 13 (8.78%) HTML5
7 13 (8.78%) React
8 10 (6.76%) CSS3
8 10 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.08%) Node.js
10 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.41%) RESTful
11 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.73%) jQuery
11 7 (4.73%) Web Services
12 6 (4.05%) Gherkin
12 6 (4.05%) Spring Boot
13 5 (3.38%) Drools
13 5 (3.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Algorithms
2 11 (7.43%) Data Structures
3 10 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.73%) Fintech
5 6 (4.05%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.35%) User Experience
10 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.68%) Blog
10 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.68%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) Linux
2 4 (2.70%) Android
3 3 (2.03%) AIX
3 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.03%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.08%) Scrum
2 46 (31.08%) Software Engineering
3 43 (29.05%) Test Automation
4 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (14.19%) Project Management
6 19 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (12.16%) TDD
8 16 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.46%) MVC
10 12 (8.11%) Programme Management
11 11 (7.43%) Change Management
12 10 (6.76%) API Testing
12 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.76%) DevOps
12 10 (6.76%) Kanban
12 10 (6.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) SQL
2 40 (27.03%) Java
3 35 (23.65%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.30%) C#
5 12 (8.11%) Python
6 10 (6.76%) PHP
7 9 (6.08%) Java 8
8 8 (5.41%) C++
9 6 (4.05%) C
9 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.70%) Java 9
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) ISEB
4 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.35%) MBA
6 2 (1.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) GDPR
3 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Firmware
2 2 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) Graphite
3 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.68%) Icinga
3 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) Packer
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 12 (8.11%) SAP
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) Sybase
4 3 (2.03%) IBM
5 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk
6 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Xamarin