Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -13
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 166 164 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.22% 6.62% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 7.15% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 102 132 78
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,600 £30,000 £29,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,125 £64,312
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 2,490 2,294 2,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.26% 92.65% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 1,431 1,458
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,790 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 102 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.73%) Java
3 52 (31.33%) SQL
3 52 (31.33%) Scrum
4 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
5 45 (27.11%) .NET
6 44 (26.51%) Software Engineering
7 42 (25.30%) C#
8 37 (22.29%) HTML
9 36 (21.69%) Project Management
10 33 (19.88%) Degree
10 33 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (19.88%) Test Automation
11 31 (18.67%) CSS
12 29 (17.47%) Finance
13 26 (15.66%) AngularJS
14 22 (13.25%) Change Management
14 22 (13.25%) PRINCE2
14 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (12.65%) Spring
15 21 (12.65%) Banking
15 21 (12.65%) Software Delivery
16 20 (12.05%) Hibernate
16 20 (12.05%) OO
17 19 (11.45%) Open Source
17 19 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (10.84%) Git (software)
18 18 (10.84%) Selenium
18 18 (10.84%) JUnit

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 4 (2.41%) JBoss
1 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.60%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.61%) GitHub
4 4 (2.41%) Office 365
5 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) SMS
2 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.64%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.42%) MySQL
5 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (3.01%) Redis
9 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.81%) DB2
11 2 (1.20%) Big Data
11 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.60%) QlikView
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (10.84%) Git (software)
1 18 (10.84%) JUnit
1 18 (10.84%) Selenium
2 15 (9.04%) TestNG
3 13 (7.83%) Jasmine
3 13 (7.83%) Protractor
4 10 (6.02%) Maven
4 10 (6.02%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.81%) Gradle
6 3 (1.81%) JIRA
7 2 (1.20%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.20%) Grunt
7 2 (1.20%) gulp
7 2 (1.20%) MSTest
7 2 (1.20%) NUnit
7 2 (1.20%) Subversion
7 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (17.47%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Banking
3 17 (10.24%) Retail Banking
4 12 (7.23%) Marketing
5 10 (6.02%) Electronics
5 10 (6.02%) Retail
6 9 (5.42%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.82%) Advertising
8 3 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.81%) Publishing
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (27.71%) Developer
2 25 (15.06%) Project Manager
3 22 (13.25%) Analyst
4 19 (11.45%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.45%) Software Project Manager
5 17 (10.24%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.23%) Software Manager
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Tester
10 9 (5.42%) Development Manager
10 9 (5.42%) Software Development Manager
11 8 (4.82%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) Mortgage Project Manager
11 8 (4.82%) Test Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Retail Banking Project Manager
12 7 (4.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.11%) .NET
2 37 (22.29%) HTML
3 31 (18.67%) CSS
4 26 (15.66%) AngularJS
5 21 (12.65%) Spring
6 20 (12.05%) Hibernate
7 13 (7.83%) React
8 12 (7.23%) HTML5
9 9 (5.42%) Node.js
10 8 (4.82%) Web Services
11 7 (4.22%) Drools
11 7 (4.22%) RESTful
12 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.61%) CSS3
13 5 (3.01%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.01%) Entity Framework
13 5 (3.01%) Java EE
13 5 (3.01%) jQuery
13 5 (3.01%) Middleware
13 5 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.02%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.82%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) User Experience
5 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.02%) Linux
2 7 (4.22%) Android
3 5 (3.01%) AIX
3 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.33%) Scrum
3 44 (26.51%) Software Engineering
4 36 (21.69%) Project Management
5 33 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (19.88%) Test Automation
6 22 (13.25%) Change Management
6 22 (13.25%) PRINCE2
7 21 (12.65%) Software Delivery
8 20 (12.05%) OO
9 19 (11.45%) Open Source
9 19 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.24%) MVC
10 17 (10.24%) TDD
11 15 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (9.04%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.04%) Project Planning
12 14 (8.43%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.73%) Java
2 52 (31.33%) SQL
3 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 42 (25.30%) C#
5 14 (8.43%) PHP
5 14 (8.43%) Python
6 10 (6.02%) Java 8
7 9 (5.42%) C
8 8 (4.82%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.22%) C++
10 6 (3.61%) Java 9
11 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
12 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (19.88%) Degree
2 15 (9.04%) PMP
3 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.22%) ISEB
5 4 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.60%) MBA
8 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 4 (2.41%) GDPR
3 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.81%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.81%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) Firmware
3 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (10.24%) Oracle
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.42%) SAP
4 3 (1.81%) Sybase
5 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.60%) Splunk
5 1 (0.60%) Teradata
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter