Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 227 194 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.34% 7.12% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 7.51% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 163 122 131
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,330 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,000 £30,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,956 £73,500 £60,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%

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 2,555 2,582 2,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.90% 94.79% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,651 1,394
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £28,360
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 156 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.56%) Finance
3 75 (33.04%) SQL
4 64 (28.19%) Software Engineering
5 54 (23.79%) Java
6 49 (21.59%) DevOps
7 48 (21.15%) Node.js
7 48 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (20.70%) Test Automation
8 47 (20.70%) Scrum
9 46 (20.26%) C#
9 46 (20.26%) .NET
10 45 (19.82%) React
11 44 (19.38%) JavaScript
11 44 (19.38%) Decision-Making
12 42 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (18.06%) Git (software)
14 40 (17.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 40 (17.62%) HTML
15 38 (16.74%) JIRA
15 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (16.30%) Mentoring
17 36 (15.86%) Service Management
18 35 (15.42%) Risk Management
19 34 (14.98%) Docker
20 33 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (14.54%) SQL Server
20 33 (14.54%) CSS
21 32 (14.10%) TDD
22 30 (13.22%) Banking

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 11 (4.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (3.08%) IIS
3 5 (2.20%) Confluence
3 5 (2.20%) JBoss
3 5 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.76%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.44%) Moodle
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Simulink
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (10.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.08%) SaaS
5 4 (1.76%) IaaS
5 4 (1.76%) Office 365
5 4 (1.76%) PaaS
6 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.44%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) Firewall
1 11 (4.85%) HTTP
2 7 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.64%) DHCP
3 6 (2.64%) DNS
4 3 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.41%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.08%) Big Data
5 7 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.76%) MySQL
8 3 (1.32%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.32%) Impala
8 3 (1.32%) QlikView
8 3 (1.32%) Sqoop
9 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.88%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.88%) Parquet
9 2 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 38 (16.74%) JIRA
3 22 (9.69%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.85%) Selenium
6 10 (4.41%) Maven
7 7 (3.08%) JUnit
8 6 (2.64%) GitLab
8 6 (2.64%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.76%) git-flow
9 4 (1.76%) Hudson
9 4 (1.76%) Mockito
9 4 (1.76%) TestRail
9 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.88%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.88%) Gradle
11 2 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 83 (36.56%) Finance
2 30 (13.22%) Banking
3 23 (10.13%) Marketing
4 6 (2.64%) Electronics
4 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.64%) Retail
4 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.76%) Advertising
5 4 (1.76%) Publishing
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (29.96%) Developer
2 21 (9.25%) Software Developer
3 17 (7.49%) .NET Developer
4 16 (7.05%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.61%) Java Developer
5 15 (6.61%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.17%) Analyst
6 14 (6.17%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.17%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (4.85%) Architect
9 11 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.85%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.41%) React Developer
10 10 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Development Manager
11 9 (3.96%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.15%) Node.js
2 46 (20.26%) .NET
3 45 (19.82%) React
4 40 (17.62%) HTML
5 33 (14.54%) CSS
6 28 (12.33%) HTML5
7 20 (8.81%) CSS3
8 16 (7.05%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (4.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (4.41%) JPA
10 10 (4.41%) Redux
10 10 (4.41%) Spring
11 7 (3.08%) Apache Camel
11 7 (3.08%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.08%) Web Services
11 7 (3.08%) WPF
12 6 (2.64%) jQuery
12 6 (2.64%) Middleware
12 6 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.25%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.64%) Smart Home
6 6 (2.64%) User Experience
7 5 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
9 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.44%) Animation
10 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.25%) Linux
2 12 (5.29%) Windows
3 8 (3.52%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.76%) Unix
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.19%) Software Engineering
3 49 (21.59%) DevOps
4 48 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 47 (20.70%) Scrum
5 47 (20.70%) Test Automation
6 44 (19.38%) Decision-Making
7 42 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (16.30%) Mentoring
10 36 (15.86%) Service Management
11 35 (15.42%) Risk Management
12 32 (14.10%) TDD
13 30 (13.22%) Proactive Management
14 29 (12.78%) OO
15 27 (11.89%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (10.57%) BDD
17 23 (10.13%) Technical Leadership
18 22 (9.69%) Digital Marketing
18 22 (9.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.04%) SQL
2 54 (23.79%) Java
3 46 (20.26%) C#
4 44 (19.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.05%) Python
6 14 (6.17%) C++
6 14 (6.17%) Java 8
7 8 (3.52%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.76%) Groovy
9 4 (1.76%) Java 9
9 4 (1.76%) PHP
9 4 (1.76%) Ruby
9 4 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (6.61%) Degree
2 13 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.76%) ISEB
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (14.98%) Docker
2 6 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.64%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (1.32%) HDFS
4 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (13.22%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.05%) Ansible
3 8 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.20%) Puppet
5 3 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.44%) Graphite
7 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.44%) Icinga
7 1 (0.44%) Packer
7 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
1 27 (11.89%) Oracle
2 19 (8.37%) Google
3 13 (5.73%) IBM
4 10 (4.41%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.41%) Dynatrace
4 10 (4.41%) Splunk
5 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.64%) SAP
7 3 (1.32%) Informatica
7 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.32%) VMware
7 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.88%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.44%) Capita
9 1 (0.44%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.44%) ESRI
9 1 (0.44%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.44%) Sybase