Period
to 24 July 2019

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

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 47 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 6,695 8,655 9,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.01% 5.35% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 5.82% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,227 6,723 7,017
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 123,082 148,599 153,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.06% 91.86% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97,702 119,673 124,331
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 2019. 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 -1 2,796 £65,000 +4.00% 273
South East -2 1,376 £52,000 +4.00% 194
North of England -14 963 £43,500 -3.33% 188
North West +5 652 £42,750 -5.00% 102
Midlands +13 626 £45,000 - 141
South West -7 544 £45,000 +4.65% 106
West Midlands +20 400 £45,000 +2.27% 81
East of England +1 363 £52,500 - 79
Yorkshire -53 279 £45,000 - 63
East Midlands +7 223 £45,484 -0.04% 60
North East -29 32 £39,000 -8.24% 23
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 4,046 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,961 (29.29%) C#
3 1,828 (27.30%) SQL
4 1,687 (25.20%) .NET
5 1,590 (23.75%) JavaScript
6 1,574 (23.51%) Java
7 1,483 (22.15%) Scrum
8 1,463 (21.85%) Finance
9 1,241 (18.54%) Software Engineering
10 1,179 (17.61%) Test Automation
11 1,165 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,134 (16.94%) Degree
13 1,124 (16.79%) DevOps
14 1,101 (16.45%) Microsoft
15 1,061 (15.85%) SQL Server
16 1,007 (15.04%) HTML
17 949 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
18 905 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
19 830 (12.40%) QA
20 788 (11.77%) Python
21 785 (11.73%) CSS
22 747 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
22 747 (11.16%) AngularJS
23 716 (10.69%) Project Management
24 700 (10.46%) Computer Science
25 697 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
26 654 (9.77%) Oracle
27 650 (9.71%) JIRA
28 647 (9.66%) ASP.NET
29 641 (9.57%) Git (software)

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
1 242 (3.61%) Confluence
2 165 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 146 (2.18%) Apache Spark
4 112 (1.67%) IIS
5 87 (1.30%) CMS
6 79 (1.18%) Apache
7 72 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 71 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 62 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 56 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 49 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 36 (0.54%) JBoss
13 33 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
14 23 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.31%) WordPress
16 20 (0.30%) Umbraco
17 19 (0.28%) Drupal
17 19 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (0.25%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 136 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 134 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 60 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 13 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.16%) SPSS
9 7 (0.10%) Sketch
10 6 (0.090%) FileZilla
11 5 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.060%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.045%) InVision
14 2 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.030%) Maya
14 2 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
14 2 (0.030%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.015%) Abaqus
15 1 (0.015%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 104 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 28 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
10 8 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.090%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (0.090%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.090%) Remedy AR System
12 5 (0.075%) Magento
12 5 (0.075%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
13 4 (0.060%) Maximo
13 4 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,165 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 949 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
3 225 (3.36%) SaaS
4 194 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 170 (2.54%) Serverless
6 138 (2.06%) Power Platform
7 136 (2.03%) PaaS
8 134 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
9 85 (1.27%) GitHub
10 72 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
10 72 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
11 68 (1.02%) IaaS
12 67 (1.00%) Amazon S3
13 62 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
14 58 (0.87%) Office 365
15 49 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 47 (0.70%) Azure Functions
17 46 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 45 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
19 33 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 177 (2.64%) Broadband
2 91 (1.36%) Internet
3 47 (0.70%) HTTP
4 44 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 42 (0.63%) Network Security
6 27 (0.40%) DNS
6 27 (0.40%) Firewall
7 24 (0.36%) LAN
8 23 (0.34%) WAN
9 20 (0.30%) RS-232
10 19 (0.28%) RS-485
10 19 (0.28%) Wireless
11 17 (0.25%) SSL
12 16 (0.24%) Skype
13 13 (0.19%) Bluetooth
14 11 (0.16%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.15%) Calico
15 10 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,061 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 292 (4.36%) Big Data
3 260 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 258 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 209 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 200 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 190 (2.84%) MySQL
8 186 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 154 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 151 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 133 (1.99%) Power BI
12 122 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 96 (1.43%) MongoDB
14 93 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
15 91 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
16 77 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 74 (1.11%) Data Lake
18 69 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
19 68 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 61 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 650 (9.71%) JIRA
2 641 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 485 (7.24%) Jenkins
4 442 (6.60%) Selenium
5 319 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 222 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 221 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 172 (2.57%) Subversion
9 170 (2.54%) TeamCity
10 150 (2.24%) WebDriver
11 145 (2.17%) Maven
12 135 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
13 106 (1.58%) SoapUI
14 104 (1.55%) SpecFlow
15 100 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 95 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
17 92 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 88 (1.31%) JUnit
19 69 (1.03%) Appium
20 65 (0.97%) NUnit
General
1 1,463 (21.85%) Finance
2 437 (6.53%) Banking
3 284 (4.24%) Retail
4 196 (2.93%) Marketing
5 124 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 119 (1.78%) Front Office
7 115 (1.72%) Games
8 92 (1.37%) Electronics
9 91 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 77 (1.15%) Advertising
11 67 (1.00%) Back Office
12 57 (0.85%) Aerospace
12 57 (0.85%) Military
13 53 (0.79%) Law
14 45 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.66%) Legal
16 40 (0.60%) Publishing
17 39 (0.58%) Investment Banking
18 38 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
19 27 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,324 (34.71%) Developer
2 931 (13.91%) Analyst
3 655 (9.78%) .NET Developer
4 580 (8.66%) Software Engineer
5 534 (7.98%) C# Developer
6 507 (7.57%) Business Analyst
7 487 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 436 (6.51%) Software Developer
9 349 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 346 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 327 (4.88%) Java Developer
12 323 (4.82%) Architect
13 217 (3.24%) Consultant
14 201 (3.00%) Junior
15 200 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
16 194 (2.90%) Test Engineer
17 172 (2.57%) Test Analyst
18 166 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
19 158 (2.36%) .NET Software Developer
20 156 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,687 (25.20%) .NET
2 1,007 (15.04%) HTML
3 785 (11.73%) CSS
4 747 (11.16%) AngularJS
5 647 (9.66%) ASP.NET
6 525 (7.84%) Web Services
7 397 (5.93%) React
8 378 (5.65%) XML
9 365 (5.45%) Node.js
10 353 (5.27%) jQuery
11 352 (5.26%) RESTful
12 350 (5.23%) HTML5
13 335 (5.00%) Spring
14 331 (4.94%) REST
15 312 (4.66%) .NET Framework
16 248 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 244 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 242 (3.61%) JSON
19 193 (2.88%) SOAP
20 189 (2.82%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 697 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 429 (6.41%) User Experience
3 292 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
4 256 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
5 205 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 205 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 187 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 150 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 107 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 85 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 62 (0.93%) Reinsurance
11 58 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 56 (0.84%) PMI
12 56 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 54 (0.81%) Robotics
14 52 (0.78%) iSeries
15 51 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 43 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
16 43 (0.64%) NHS
17 42 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 635 (9.48%) Linux
2 545 (8.14%) Windows
3 264 (3.94%) Unix
4 128 (1.91%) Android
5 108 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 86 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 63 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 49 (0.73%) CentOS
10 33 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (0.39%) CoreOS
12 24 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 23 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 19 (0.28%) SUSE
15 17 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.24%) AIX
16 16 (0.24%) DC/OS
17 15 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
19 8 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,046 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,483 (22.15%) Scrum
3 1,241 (18.54%) Software Engineering
4 1,179 (17.61%) Test Automation
5 1,124 (16.79%) DevOps
6 905 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
7 747 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
8 716 (10.69%) Project Management
9 700 (10.46%) Computer Science
10 621 (9.28%) MVC
11 620 (9.26%) TDD
12 536 (8.01%) Waterfall
13 535 (7.99%) OO
14 532 (7.95%) Mentoring
15 496 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 441 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 406 (6.06%) BDD
18 396 (5.91%) Microservices
19 385 (5.75%) Analytics
20 383 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,961 (29.29%) C#
2 1,828 (27.30%) SQL
3 1,590 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 1,574 (23.51%) Java
5 788 (11.77%) Python
6 458 (6.84%) C++
7 358 (5.35%) C
8 244 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 224 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 221 (3.30%) PHP
11 183 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 170 (2.54%) PL/SQL
13 153 (2.29%) VB.NET
14 150 (2.24%) TypeScript
15 140 (2.09%) Java 8
16 133 (1.99%) ES6
17 121 (1.81%) Scala
18 120 (1.79%) VB
19 118 (1.76%) Ruby
20 95 (1.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,134 (16.94%) Degree
2 325 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 290 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 235 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 203 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 175 (2.61%) ISEB
7 108 (1.61%) CISSP
8 101 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 95 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 80 (1.19%) PMP
11 61 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 57 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 53 (0.79%) CISM
14 51 (0.76%) AWS Certification
15 45 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 33 (0.49%) Master's Degree
17 32 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
18 30 (0.45%) PhD
19 28 (0.42%) SANS
20 24 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 830 (12.40%) QA
2 87 (1.30%) GDPR
3 84 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (0.90%) SLA
5 58 (0.87%) NIST
6 56 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 43 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 38 (0.57%) PMO
9 28 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 18 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.27%) JSP 440
11 17 (0.25%) COBIT
12 14 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.19%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.12%) NCSC
15 7 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.090%) GxP
17 5 (0.075%) WAI
18 4 (0.060%) DO-178B
18 4 (0.060%) DO-254
System Software
1 503 (7.51%) Docker
2 66 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 57 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.37%) XenApp
7 24 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 22 (0.33%) Firmware
9 15 (0.22%) LXC
10 10 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.12%) NFS
12 8 (0.12%) Samba
12 8 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.12%) Xen
13 7 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.075%) etcd
16 4 (0.060%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 255 (3.81%) Ansible
2 247 (3.69%) Kubernetes
3 218 (3.26%) Puppet
4 196 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 185 (2.76%) Terraform
6 42 (0.63%) Nagios
7 34 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (0.48%) Graphite
8 32 (0.48%) HP ALM
9 30 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 28 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
11 26 (0.39%) Automic
11 26 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
12 25 (0.37%) Packer
13 21 (0.31%) Rancher
14 17 (0.25%) Kibana
15 16 (0.24%) Grafana
15 16 (0.24%) Istio
16 14 (0.21%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1,101 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 654 (9.77%) Oracle
3 168 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
4 146 (2.18%) Google
5 129 (1.93%) IBM
6 125 (1.87%) Tableau
7 117 (1.75%) SAP
8 101 (1.51%) Splunk
9 94 (1.40%) AppDynamics
10 83 (1.24%) Informatica
11 62 (0.93%) HP
11 62 (0.93%) VMware
12 55 (0.82%) Databricks
12 55 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 46 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 46 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 42 (0.63%) Pega
15 41 (0.61%) New Relic
16 37 (0.55%) MuleSoft
17 35 (0.52%) CA