Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 8,723 8,699 9,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.42% 5.37% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 5.93% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,851 6,885 8,359
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 145,881 146,642 169,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.70% 90.59% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118,153 120,330 143,028
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in England

SDLC
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SDLC in England

SDLC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in England

SDLC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the England region over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 3,571 £62,500 +4.17% 324
South East +8 1,627 £50,000 +5.26% 185
North of England -6 1,507 £45,000 - 202
North West -4 814 £42,500 +6.25% 127
East of England -1 713 £52,500 +10.53% 66
Midlands +3 672 £45,000 +3.45% 103
South West -11 637 £42,500 - 98
Yorkshire -10 597 £45,000 - 62
West Midlands +3 407 £44,000 +3.53% 63
East Midlands +4 266 £48,000 +1.05% 39
North East +22 96 £42,500 +13.33% 13
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 England region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 5,038 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2,531 (29.02%) SQL
3 2,434 (27.90%) C#
4 2,373 (27.20%) Java
5 2,360 (27.05%) Finance
6 2,282 (26.16%) .NET
7 2,042 (23.41%) JavaScript
8 1,807 (20.72%) Scrum
9 1,626 (18.64%) Degree
10 1,533 (17.57%) HTML
11 1,484 (17.01%) Test Automation
12 1,474 (16.90%) SQL Server
13 1,444 (16.55%) Software Engineering
14 1,440 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
15 1,291 (14.80%) Microsoft
16 1,209 (13.86%) CSS
17 1,164 (13.34%) TDD
18 1,139 (13.06%) MVC
19 1,090 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
20 1,058 (12.13%) OO
21 1,044 (11.97%) Project Management
22 1,013 (11.61%) QA
23 1,006 (11.53%) AngularJS
24 956 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
25 951 (10.90%) ASP.NET
26 898 (10.29%) Python
27 882 (10.11%) Web Services
28 873 (10.01%) Linux
29 827 (9.48%) JIRA
30 823 (9.43%) Computer Science

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 302 (3.46%) Confluence
2 202 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 195 (2.24%) CMS
4 119 (1.36%) Apache Spark
4 119 (1.36%) IIS
5 114 (1.31%) Apache
6 104 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 102 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 90 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 90 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 89 (1.02%) JBoss
10 65 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 46 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 40 (0.46%) Drupal
13 37 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 33 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 33 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 30 (0.34%) Ethereum
16 28 (0.32%) NServiceBus
17 27 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 154 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 131 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
4 126 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.080%) Simulink
10 5 (0.057%) HipChat
10 5 (0.057%) Stateflow
11 4 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.023%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.023%) InDesign
12 2 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.023%) SPSS
13 1 (0.011%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.011%) InVision
13 1 (0.011%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 91 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 28 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 20 (0.23%) Magento
5 20 (0.23%) Ripple
6 18 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 17 (0.19%) Documaker
7 17 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
9 13 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
10 12 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.13%) Actimize
12 9 (0.10%) Markit EDM
13 8 (0.092%) BASE24
13 8 (0.092%) SAP BPC
13 8 (0.092%) SAP HR
14 7 (0.080%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 785 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 689 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
3 339 (3.89%) SaaS
4 190 (2.18%) GitHub
5 116 (1.33%) PaaS
6 105 (1.20%) IaaS
7 86 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 81 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (0.66%) Office 365
10 50 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 50 (0.57%) Serverless
11 48 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 47 (0.54%) npm
13 44 (0.50%) Force.com
14 29 (0.33%) CloudBees
15 28 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
16 27 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 25 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 25 (0.29%) Slack
18 23 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 161 (1.85%) HTTP
2 148 (1.70%) Internet
3 111 (1.27%) Firewall
4 91 (1.04%) DNS
5 87 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 67 (0.77%) SSL
7 56 (0.64%) DHCP
8 36 (0.41%) Network Security
9 33 (0.38%) SMS
10 32 (0.37%) SMTP
11 29 (0.33%) Wireless
12 27 (0.31%) VPN
13 25 (0.29%) Intranet
14 24 (0.28%) FTP
14 24 (0.28%) SNMP
15 23 (0.26%) IPsec
16 20 (0.23%) HTTPS
16 20 (0.23%) SSH
17 19 (0.22%) ICMP
18 18 (0.21%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,474 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 496 (5.69%) Big Data
3 455 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 421 (4.83%) NoSQL
5 330 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 317 (3.63%) MySQL
7 261 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 244 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 223 (2.56%) MongoDB
10 160 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 159 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 154 (1.77%) RDBMS
13 149 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
14 143 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 137 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 127 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 110 (1.26%) Blockchain
18 104 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
19 97 (1.11%) DB2
20 91 (1.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 827 (9.48%) JIRA
2 796 (9.13%) Git (software)
3 758 (8.69%) Selenium
4 504 (5.78%) Jenkins
5 427 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 420 (4.81%) Visual Studio
7 329 (3.77%) JUnit
8 324 (3.71%) Subversion
9 286 (3.28%) Maven
10 276 (3.16%) Cucumber
11 213 (2.44%) TeamCity
12 209 (2.40%) Jasmine
13 174 (1.99%) WebDriver
14 153 (1.75%) Protractor
15 148 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 116 (1.33%) JMeter
17 108 (1.24%) TestNG
18 101 (1.16%) SoapUI
19 89 (1.02%) Gradle
20 86 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,360 (27.05%) Finance
2 737 (8.45%) Banking
3 536 (6.14%) Retail
4 399 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 280 (3.21%) Financial Institution
6 254 (2.91%) Marketing
7 172 (1.97%) Advertising
8 162 (1.86%) Front Office
9 161 (1.85%) Games
10 159 (1.82%) Legal
11 118 (1.35%) Back Office
12 117 (1.34%) Law
12 117 (1.34%) Manufacturing
13 91 (1.04%) Telecoms
14 64 (0.73%) Automotive
15 62 (0.71%) Publishing
16 59 (0.68%) Military
17 55 (0.63%) Electronics
18 29 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 28 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,049 (34.95%) Developer
2 1,381 (15.83%) Analyst
3 809 (9.27%) Business Analyst
4 754 (8.64%) .NET Developer
5 670 (7.68%) Architect
6 658 (7.54%) Java Developer
7 630 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 604 (6.92%) Senior Developer
9 586 (6.72%) Software Engineer
10 580 (6.65%) Software Developer
11 546 (6.26%) Project Manager
12 376 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 270 (3.10%) Test Analyst
14 259 (2.97%) Consultant
15 255 (2.92%) Tester
16 254 (2.91%) Test Engineer
17 236 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
18 222 (2.54%) SQL Developer
19 219 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
20 203 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,282 (26.16%) .NET
2 1,533 (17.57%) HTML
3 1,209 (13.86%) CSS
4 1,006 (11.53%) AngularJS
5 951 (10.90%) ASP.NET
6 882 (10.11%) Web Services
7 654 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 592 (6.79%) Spring
9 587 (6.73%) XML
10 584 (6.69%) jQuery
11 551 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 528 (6.05%) RESTful
13 517 (5.93%) HTML5
14 485 (5.56%) REST
15 472 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 453 (5.19%) React
17 425 (4.87%) WCF
18 370 (4.24%) Node.js
19 364 (4.17%) Entity Framework
20 355 (4.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,090 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 823 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 490 (5.62%) User Experience
4 382 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 348 (3.99%) Mobile App
6 283 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
7 273 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 258 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
9 238 (2.73%) Fintech
10 230 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
11 210 (2.41%) Algorithms
12 129 (1.48%) Equities
13 120 (1.38%) Data Structures
14 110 (1.26%) Virtual Team
15 91 (1.04%) Fixed Income
15 91 (1.04%) Social Network
16 81 (0.93%) Derivative
17 80 (0.92%) Hedge funds
18 78 (0.89%) PMI
19 74 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 873 (10.01%) Linux
2 651 (7.46%) Windows
3 355 (4.07%) Unix
4 132 (1.51%) Android
5 119 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 98 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 87 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (0.65%) CentOS
9 48 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (0.48%) Solaris
11 31 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 30 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (0.30%) AIX
14 26 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 25 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 22 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
17 21 (0.24%) VMS
17 21 (0.24%) Windows 7
18 15 (0.17%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,038 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1,807 (20.72%) Scrum
3 1,484 (17.01%) Test Automation
4 1,444 (16.55%) Software Engineering
5 1,440 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
6 1,164 (13.34%) TDD
7 1,139 (13.06%) MVC
8 1,058 (12.13%) OO
9 1,044 (11.97%) Project Management
10 956 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
11 794 (9.10%) DevOps
12 776 (8.90%) Waterfall
13 633 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 619 (7.10%) Mentoring
15 581 (6.66%) BDD
16 548 (6.28%) E-Commerce
17 546 (6.26%) Unit Testing
18 507 (5.81%) Business Analysis
18 507 (5.81%) Risk Management
19 505 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,531 (29.02%) SQL
2 2,434 (27.90%) C#
3 2,373 (27.20%) Java
4 2,042 (23.41%) JavaScript
5 898 (10.29%) Python
6 662 (7.59%) C++
7 443 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 432 (4.95%) C
9 420 (4.81%) PHP
10 241 (2.76%) Ruby
11 224 (2.57%) Perl
12 223 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 181 (2.07%) Java 8
14 173 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 173 (1.98%) Scala
14 173 (1.98%) VB.NET
15 163 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 135 (1.55%) VB
17 116 (1.33%) VBA
18 111 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,626 (18.64%) Degree
2 437 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 327 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 281 (3.22%) ISEB
5 278 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 166 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 120 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 114 (1.31%) CISSP
9 108 (1.24%) Master's Degree
10 94 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 84 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 77 (0.88%) PMP
13 59 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
14 57 (0.65%) CISM
15 48 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 42 (0.48%) CISA
17 40 (0.46%) PhD
18 29 (0.33%) SANS
19 26 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,013 (11.61%) QA
2 116 (1.33%) GDPR
3 90 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (0.88%) PMO
5 58 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 45 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 42 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 36 (0.41%) PSD2
9 28 (0.32%) SLA
10 27 (0.31%) MiFID
11 25 (0.29%) GCP
12 21 (0.24%) COBIT
13 20 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 12 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 8 (0.092%) ARP4754
15 8 (0.092%) GAMP
16 7 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (0.069%) ISO 13485
17 6 (0.069%) MISRA
System Software
1 413 (4.73%) Docker
2 97 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 54 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.48%) Firmware
6 32 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 29 (0.33%) HDFS
8 25 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.19%) Samba
11 11 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.13%) vSphere
12 9 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.057%) NFS
13 5 (0.057%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.034%) KVM
15 3 (0.034%) XenApp
16 2 (0.023%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.023%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 220 (2.52%) Puppet
2 203 (2.33%) Ansible
3 199 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
4 156 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 80 (0.92%) Terraform
6 63 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
7 54 (0.62%) Nagios
8 36 (0.41%) HP ALM
8 36 (0.41%) Packer
9 29 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (0.32%) Kibana
11 27 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (0.30%) Automic
12 26 (0.30%) Graphite
13 21 (0.24%) Salt
14 20 (0.23%) Rancher
15 17 (0.19%) Sysdig
15 17 (0.19%) vRealize
16 16 (0.18%) Oozie
17 13 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,291 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 766 (8.78%) Oracle
3 234 (2.68%) SAP
4 193 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
5 157 (1.80%) Google
6 117 (1.34%) Xamarin
7 115 (1.32%) VMware
8 106 (1.22%) HP
9 104 (1.19%) IBM
10 90 (1.03%) Capita
11 89 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 88 (1.01%) Tableau
13 82 (0.94%) Sybase
14 72 (0.83%) Twitter
15 61 (0.70%) WorldPay
16 58 (0.66%) Splunk
17 57 (0.65%) ServiceNow
18 56 (0.64%) Pega
19 54 (0.62%) Sitecore
20 53 (0.61%) Informatica