Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 49 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 10110 9165 10243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.02% 5.24% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 5.86% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6929 7921 8464
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 151167 156478 180114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.95% 89.46% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 120812 130830 150578
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +20 4627 £61,500 +2.50% 269
South East +3 1641 £50,000 +4.17% 94
North of England +5 1528 £45,000 +5.88% 129
Midlands +11 860 £42,500 +6.25% 42
East of England 0 846 £47,500 - 51
North West -1 815 £45,000 +9.76% 69
Yorkshire +14 631 £45,000 +5.88% 55
South West -1 626 £42,500 - 48
West Midlands +5 540 £40,000 - 24
East Midlands +11 323 £42,500 - 18
North East +20 82 £45,611 +14.03% 5
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 5404 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3896 (38.54%) Finance
3 2924 (28.92%) Java
4 2783 (27.53%) SQL
5 2611 (25.83%) C#
6 2462 (24.35%) .NET
7 2261 (22.36%) JavaScript
8 2114 (20.91%) Banking
9 1917 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
10 1885 (18.64%) Scrum
11 1744 (17.25%) Investment Banking
12 1722 (17.03%) Degree
13 1705 (16.86%) Asset Management
14 1702 (16.83%) Wealth Management
15 1694 (16.76%) HTML
16 1637 (16.19%) Retail Banking
17 1626 (16.08%) SQL Server
18 1592 (15.75%) Project Management
19 1564 (15.47%) Software Engineering
20 1356 (13.41%) Microsoft
21 1351 (13.36%) Test Automation
22 1346 (13.31%) MVC
23 1333 (13.18%) CSS
24 1274 (12.60%) TDD
25 1256 (12.42%) OO
26 1173 (11.60%) QA
27 1059 (10.47%) Business Analysis
28 1041 (10.30%) Computer Science
29 1034 (10.23%) AngularJS
30 1024 (10.13%) ASP.NET

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
1 303 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 241 (2.38%) Confluence
3 223 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 200 (1.98%) CMS
5 180 (1.78%) Apache
6 164 (1.62%) IIS
7 139 (1.37%) JBoss
8 130 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 103 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 86 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 79 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
12 67 (0.66%) Apache Spark
13 66 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 61 (0.60%) Umbraco
15 52 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 49 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
17 46 (0.45%) DataSynapse
17 46 (0.45%) WildFly
18 40 (0.40%) EPiServer
19 34 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 358 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 201 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 176 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 159 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 113 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 38 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.079%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.079%) PaintShop Pro
9 8 (0.079%) Simulink
10 5 (0.049%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.030%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.020%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.020%) HipChat
13 1 (0.010%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.010%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.010%) Avid Media Composer
13 1 (0.010%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.010%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 108 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
3 50 (0.49%) Actimize
4 36 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.23%) Magento
6 20 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 16 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
10 11 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 11 (0.11%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
11 10 (0.099%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 9 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
13 8 (0.079%) Visualfiles
14 6 (0.059%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 607 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 501 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 281 (2.78%) SaaS
4 256 (2.53%) GitHub
5 65 (0.64%) Force.com
5 65 (0.64%) IaaS
6 59 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 48 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 43 (0.43%) PaaS
10 41 (0.41%) Office 365
11 34 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
12 31 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (0.29%) npm
14 24 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 20 (0.20%) iPaaS
16 18 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
18 14 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 160 (1.58%) Internet
2 106 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 100 (0.99%) HTTP
4 96 (0.95%) Firewall
5 67 (0.66%) LDAP
6 55 (0.54%) Intranet
7 38 (0.38%) SMS
8 35 (0.35%) LAN
8 35 (0.35%) WAN
9 33 (0.33%) Wireless
10 31 (0.31%) Broadband
11 30 (0.30%) SSL
12 29 (0.29%) VPN
13 24 (0.24%) DNS
14 23 (0.23%) RFID
15 21 (0.21%) SMTP
16 20 (0.20%) NetScaler
17 19 (0.19%) Network Security
18 17 (0.17%) WLAN
19 16 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1626 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 612 (6.05%) Relational Database
3 477 (4.72%) MySQL
4 382 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 338 (3.34%) Big Data
6 321 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 276 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 260 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 240 (2.37%) RDBMS
10 221 (2.19%) Hadoop
11 173 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 150 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 144 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 118 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 113 (1.12%) MongoDB
16 109 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 109 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
17 100 (0.99%) Power BI
18 99 (0.98%) Oracle Database
18 99 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 954 (9.44%) JIRA
2 740 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 649 (6.42%) Selenium
4 511 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 483 (4.78%) Visual Studio
6 470 (4.65%) Subversion
7 441 (4.36%) TeamCity
8 439 (4.34%) Maven
9 315 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 302 (2.99%) Cucumber
11 278 (2.75%) JUnit
12 175 (1.73%) WebDriver
13 152 (1.50%) NUnit
14 128 (1.27%) Gradle
15 118 (1.17%) Jasmine
16 116 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
17 113 (1.12%) Eclipse
17 113 (1.12%) SoapUI
18 85 (0.84%) HP UFT
19 83 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3896 (38.54%) Finance
2 2114 (20.91%) Banking
3 1744 (17.25%) Investment Banking
4 1637 (16.19%) Retail Banking
5 600 (5.93%) Front Office
6 598 (5.91%) Retail
7 253 (2.50%) Marketing
8 218 (2.16%) Advertising
9 187 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 186 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 168 (1.66%) Legal
12 163 (1.61%) Financial Institution
13 149 (1.47%) Publishing
14 148 (1.46%) Back Office
15 126 (1.25%) Games
16 109 (1.08%) Electronics
17 90 (0.89%) Law
18 67 (0.66%) Automotive
19 57 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
20 44 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3666 (36.26%) Developer
2 1819 (17.99%) Analyst
3 1358 (13.43%) Business Analyst
4 895 (8.85%) .NET Developer
5 851 (8.42%) Java Developer
6 809 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 706 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 700 (6.92%) Architect
9 660 (6.53%) Software Developer
10 658 (6.51%) Software Engineer
11 494 (4.89%) Project Manager
12 467 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 295 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
14 266 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
14 266 (2.63%) Tester
15 239 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
16 237 (2.34%) Test Analyst
17 235 (2.32%) Senior Business Analyst
18 223 (2.21%) Development Manager
19 217 (2.15%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2462 (24.35%) .NET
2 1694 (16.76%) HTML
3 1333 (13.18%) CSS
4 1034 (10.23%) AngularJS
5 1024 (10.13%) ASP.NET
6 856 (8.47%) Web Services
7 763 (7.55%) Spring
8 711 (7.03%) XML
9 710 (7.02%) jQuery
10 646 (6.39%) REST
11 596 (5.90%) HTML5
12 584 (5.78%) .NET Framework
13 577 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 484 (4.79%) RESTful
15 463 (4.58%) SOAP
16 434 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 432 (4.27%) Hibernate
18 413 (4.09%) WCF
19 378 (3.74%) Node.js
20 314 (3.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1917 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1041 (10.30%) Computer Science
3 439 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 423 (4.18%) User Experience
5 400 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 382 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
7 342 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 272 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 240 (2.37%) Derivative
10 231 (2.28%) Equities
11 178 (1.76%) Fintech
12 173 (1.71%) Fixed Income
13 172 (1.70%) Credit Risk
14 148 (1.46%) Algorithms
15 111 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 107 (1.06%) Social Network
17 102 (1.01%) Reference Data
18 100 (0.99%) Virtual Team
19 95 (0.94%) Market Risk
20 91 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 908 (8.98%) Linux
2 755 (7.47%) Windows
3 450 (4.45%) Unix
4 182 (1.80%) Android
5 155 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 112 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 82 (0.81%) Solaris
8 73 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
12 28 (0.28%) CentOS
13 24 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 24 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 23 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 22 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
16 20 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 14 (0.14%) AIX
17 14 (0.14%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5404 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1885 (18.64%) Scrum
3 1705 (16.86%) Asset Management
4 1702 (16.83%) Wealth Management
5 1592 (15.75%) Project Management
6 1564 (15.47%) Software Engineering
7 1351 (13.36%) Test Automation
8 1346 (13.31%) MVC
9 1274 (12.60%) TDD
10 1256 (12.42%) OO
11 1059 (10.47%) Business Analysis
12 933 (9.23%) BDD
13 879 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
14 864 (8.55%) Waterfall
15 822 (8.13%) Mentoring
16 770 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 757 (7.49%) DevOps
18 589 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
19 578 (5.72%) Unit Testing
20 561 (5.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2924 (28.92%) Java
2 2783 (27.53%) SQL
3 2611 (25.83%) C#
4 2261 (22.36%) JavaScript
5 807 (7.98%) Python
6 805 (7.96%) C++
7 500 (4.95%) PHP
8 443 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 359 (3.55%) C
10 287 (2.84%) Ruby
11 222 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 215 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 188 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 165 (1.63%) R
15 158 (1.56%) VB.NET
16 151 (1.49%) Perl
17 141 (1.39%) VB
18 139 (1.37%) Bash Shell
19 114 (1.13%) Scala
20 81 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1722 (17.03%) Degree
2 599 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 302 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 274 (2.71%) ISEB
5 212 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 121 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 108 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 93 (0.92%) CISSP
9 91 (0.90%) Master's Degree
10 83 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 64 (0.63%) CISM
12 61 (0.60%) PMP
13 50 (0.49%) CBAP
14 46 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 41 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
16 39 (0.39%) Sun Certification
17 38 (0.38%) DV Cleared
18 30 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 22 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1173 (11.60%) QA
2 82 (0.81%) Basel III
3 70 (0.69%) PMO
4 68 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.57%) GDPR
6 55 (0.54%) MiFID
7 54 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 48 (0.47%) Data Quality
9 47 (0.46%) EMIR
9 47 (0.46%) SLA
10 41 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
11 27 (0.27%) GCP
12 18 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.16%) COBIT
13 16 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 15 (0.15%) IFRS
14 15 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 12 (0.12%) IFRS 9
16 9 (0.089%) GxP
17 8 (0.079%) MISRA
System Software
1 324 (3.20%) Docker
2 112 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 59 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.12%) Firmware
7 10 (0.099%) vCloud
7 10 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.079%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.059%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.059%) HDFS
11 5 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.049%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.040%) Dovecot
12 4 (0.040%) vSphere
13 2 (0.020%) KVM
13 2 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.020%) Xen
13 2 (0.020%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 203 (2.01%) Puppet
2 176 (1.74%) Ansible
3 117 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (0.97%) Kubernetes
5 86 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (0.30%) Terraform
7 15 (0.15%) rkt
8 13 (0.13%) Mesos
9 12 (0.12%) Juju
10 10 (0.099%) Kibana
11 9 (0.089%) Nagios
11 9 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.079%) Nessus
12 8 (0.079%) Packer
12 8 (0.079%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.069%) Core Impact
14 6 (0.059%) logstash
15 4 (0.040%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (0.040%) Salt
Vendors
1 1356 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 1010 (9.99%) Oracle
3 329 (3.25%) SAP
4 185 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 141 (1.39%) Google
6 108 (1.07%) IBM
7 93 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 78 (0.77%) VMware
9 73 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 70 (0.69%) HP
10 70 (0.69%) Xamarin
11 64 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
12 63 (0.62%) hybris
13 61 (0.60%) Sybase
14 55 (0.54%) Atlassian
15 54 (0.53%) Informatica
15 54 (0.53%) Sun
16 49 (0.48%) Murex
17 48 (0.47%) Zend
18 45 (0.45%) ION Trading