Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -15
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 136 149 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.43% 5.62% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 6.07% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 94 111 54
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £81,250 £60,875
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -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 2,351 2,456 2,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.93% 92.61% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,520 1,421
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,450 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £44,500
% change year-on-year +0.66% +0.46% +4.71%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 81 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.03%) SQL
3 48 (35.29%) Finance
4 46 (33.82%) Test Automation
5 43 (31.62%) C#
6 40 (29.41%) .NET
6 40 (29.41%) Scrum
7 34 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 34 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 29 (21.32%) HTML
8 29 (21.32%) Java
9 26 (19.12%) CSS
10 25 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (16.18%) Degree
12 21 (15.44%) Selenium
13 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
13 19 (13.97%) API Testing
14 18 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (12.50%) Visual Studio
16 16 (11.76%) MVC
16 16 (11.76%) QA
17 15 (11.03%) Marketing
17 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (11.03%) Project Management
18 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.29%) Git (software)
18 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (10.29%) Non-Functional Testing
18 14 (10.29%) Relational Database
18 14 (10.29%) Mentoring

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 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) JBoss
2 1 (0.74%) MODX
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.74%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.21%) SaaS
4 2 (1.47%) npm
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Firewall
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
1 1 (0.74%) MPLS
1 1 (0.74%) SMS
1 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.94%) DB2
5 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.47%) Big Data
6 2 (1.47%) DataStage
6 2 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Selenium
2 17 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.29%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.82%) SpecFlow
5 11 (8.09%) Ranorex
6 9 (6.62%) JIRA
6 9 (6.62%) JUnit
7 8 (5.88%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.94%) TestNG
9 3 (2.21%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.21%) Protractor
9 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.47%) Maven
10 2 (1.47%) Subversion
10 2 (1.47%) Toad
10 2 (1.47%) webpack
11 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 48 (35.29%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Marketing
3 9 (6.62%) Electronics
3 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.41%) Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (25.74%) Developer
2 18 (13.24%) Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Development Manager
3 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Software Development Manager
4 13 (9.56%) Software Manager
5 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) QA Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Java Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.35%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Tester
8 9 (6.62%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.41%) .NET
2 29 (21.32%) HTML
3 26 (19.12%) CSS
4 14 (10.29%) React
5 13 (9.56%) AngularJS
6 11 (8.09%) Gherkin
6 11 (8.09%) jQuery
6 11 (8.09%) Node.js
7 9 (6.62%) .NET Framework
7 9 (6.62%) HTML5
7 9 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.15%) RESTful
10 6 (4.41%) CSS3
10 6 (4.41%) Entity Framework
10 6 (4.41%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.41%) Spring
11 5 (3.68%) OAuth
11 5 (3.68%) OAuth2
11 5 (3.68%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Fintech
2 9 (6.62%) Virtual Team
3 8 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.15%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) User Experience
7 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (2.21%) AIX
2 3 (2.21%) Windows
3 2 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) Android
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.82%) Test Automation
3 40 (29.41%) Scrum
4 34 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.97%) API Testing
7 18 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.76%) MVC
9 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (11.03%) Project Management
10 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (9.56%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (8.82%) Software Testing
13 11 (8.09%) Task Automation
14 10 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (7.35%) DevOps
14 10 (7.35%) Manual Testing
15 9 (6.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.03%) SQL
2 43 (31.62%) C#
3 34 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.32%) Java
5 11 (8.09%) Python
6 10 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.15%) PHP
8 6 (4.41%) Java 8
9 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.94%) C++
11 3 (2.21%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.47%) C
12 2 (1.47%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) ES6
13 1 (0.74%) Java 9
13 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.74%) Scala
13 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.18%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) ISEB
2 4 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) GDPR
3 4 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.94%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Graphite
2 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.74%) Icinga
2 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Packer
2 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) SAP
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle
4 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.94%) IBM
5 4 (2.94%) Splunk
5 4 (2.94%) Sybase
6 2 (1.47%) VMware
6 2 (1.47%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.74%) RedGate
7 1 (0.74%) Thunderhead