SDLC Jobs in England

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring SDLC skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SDLC over the 6 months leading up to 22 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 115 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -57 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 2,160 4,295 7,548
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.26% 5.23% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 5.48% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 2,304 3,775
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,800 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.32% -6.46% +13.04%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,375 £95,380 £97,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,800 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% -2.72% +8.70%

All Process and Methodology Skills
England

SDLC falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,968 78,333 138,622
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 82.62% 95.44% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,258 48,146 73,664
10th Percentile £29,383 £34,308 £33,349
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,775 £44,178
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in England

SDLC
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in England.

Salary trend for SDLC in England

SDLC
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

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 22 June 2024. 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
Jobs
London -76 582 £80,000 +6.67% 155
North of England -64 432 £55,000 -4.35% 56
South East -53 400 £57,500 +4.55% 44
Midlands -83 299 £55,000 - 57
South West -28 279 £58,750 +1.73% 34
North West -53 267 £60,000 +9.09% 31
West Midlands -90 159 £57,500 - 34
East of England -47 146 £50,000 -13.04% 16
East Midlands -45 139 £50,000 -9.09% 23
Yorkshire -55 118 £50,000 -13.04% 18
North East -16 47 £60,000 +4.35% 10
SDLC
UK

SDLC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (2.08%) nginx
2 42 (1.94%) Microsoft Exchange
3 38 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.67%) Camunda
5 30 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 29 (1.34%) Apache
7 28 (1.30%) Confluence
8 20 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 17 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
10 16 (0.74%) SAS
11 8 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.23%) CMS
12 5 (0.23%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.19%) Drupal
13 4 (0.19%) IIS
14 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.093%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.093%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.093%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.69%) SPSS
7 6 (0.28%) Simulink
8 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.093%) Trello
10 1 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (1.76%) Endur
2 30 (1.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 16 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.23%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.19%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.19%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.19%) Relativity
7 3 (0.14%) Salesforce CRM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.093%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.093%) SAP MII
8 2 (0.093%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.093%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 1 (0.046%) Data Workbench
9 1 (0.046%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.046%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 543 (25.14%) Azure
2 465 (21.53%) AWS
3 150 (6.94%) Azure DevOps
4 131 (6.06%) SaaS
5 103 (4.77%) GCP
6 65 (3.01%) GitHub
6 65 (3.01%) Power Platform
7 58 (2.69%) Serverless
8 54 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
9 45 (2.08%) Amazon EKS
10 43 (1.99%) Amazon S3
11 42 (1.94%) PaaS
12 40 (1.85%) PowerApps
13 39 (1.81%) Microsoft 365
14 38 (1.76%) OpenShift
15 35 (1.62%) Amazon Kinesis
16 33 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
17 32 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
17 32 (1.48%) Power Automate
18 28 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.85%) DNS
3 30 (1.39%) SSL
4 28 (1.30%) BGP
5 19 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (0.79%) Network Security
7 16 (0.74%) Firewall
7 16 (0.74%) Internet
7 16 (0.74%) Wireless
8 14 (0.65%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.51%) VPN
10 8 (0.37%) Broadband
10 8 (0.37%) VoIP
11 7 (0.32%) RS-485
12 6 (0.28%) AMQP
12 6 (0.28%) NGFW
12 6 (0.28%) ZigBee
13 5 (0.23%) Multicast
13 5 (0.23%) RS-232
14 3 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 167 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 105 (4.86%) RDBMS
4 93 (4.31%) MySQL
5 74 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (3.19%) Oracle Database
7 66 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 66 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 57 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
10 50 (2.31%) Big Data
11 46 (2.13%) Power BI
12 35 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 32 (1.48%) Metadata
14 27 (1.25%) Redis
15 22 (1.02%) Data Lake
16 21 (0.97%) BigQuery
17 17 (0.79%) DynamoDB
18 15 (0.69%) EDRMS
19 11 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 191 (8.84%) JIRA
2 181 (8.38%) Git
3 94 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.99%) Visual Studio
5 39 (1.81%) Postman
6 36 (1.67%) GitLab
7 29 (1.34%) JUnit
8 21 (0.97%) NUnit
8 21 (0.97%) Selenium
9 20 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.79%) Bitbucket
11 17 (0.79%) LabVIEW
11 17 (0.79%) Maven
11 17 (0.79%) SonarQube
12 14 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.60%) Mocha
14 12 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.56%) MSTest
14 12 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 589 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 389 (18.01%) Finance
3 264 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (6.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 129 (5.97%) Retail
6 123 (5.69%) Legal
7 119 (5.51%) Marketing
8 107 (4.95%) Banking
9 94 (4.35%) Public Sector
10 85 (3.94%) Aerospace
11 73 (3.38%) Law
12 53 (2.45%) Games
13 48 (2.22%) Electronics
14 46 (2.13%) Manufacturing
15 38 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
16 36 (1.67%) Telecoms
17 32 (1.48%) Investment Banking
18 30 (1.39%) Retail Banking
19 26 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
20 21 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 570 (26.39%) Developer
2 387 (17.92%) Senior
3 295 (13.66%) Software Engineer
4 278 (12.87%) Lead
5 195 (9.03%) Analyst
6 177 (8.19%) Project Manager
7 152 (7.04%) Architect
8 131 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 123 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 120 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 108 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 105 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 103 (4.77%) Java Developer
14 86 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
15 77 (3.56%) Presales Manager
16 76 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
17 70 (3.24%) Technical Leader
18 69 (3.19%) C# Developer
19 65 (3.01%) Software Manager
20 59 (2.73%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (20.14%) .NET
2 229 (10.60%) React
3 189 (8.75%) AngularJS
4 148 (6.85%) Spring Boot
5 141 (6.53%) .NET Framework
6 131 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 128 (5.93%) Spring
8 124 (5.74%) .NET Core
9 114 (5.28%) HTML
10 110 (5.09%) CSS
11 106 (4.91%) Node.js
11 106 (4.91%) REST
12 95 (4.40%) RESTful
13 93 (4.31%) JSON
14 85 (3.94%) Kafka
15 80 (3.70%) Vue
15 80 (3.70%) Web Services
16 71 (3.29%) Entity Framework
17 66 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (2.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (7.36%) Product Ownership
2 108 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 104 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 84 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (3.43%) Algorithms
6 73 (3.38%) Mobile App
7 63 (2.92%) Cloud Native
8 61 (2.82%) Blockchain
9 58 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
10 57 (2.64%) Public Cloud
11 54 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 44 (2.04%) Distributed Systems
12 44 (2.04%) e-Learning
13 41 (1.90%) Virtual Team
14 38 (1.76%) Swaptions
15 32 (1.48%) Social Network
16 28 (1.30%) Client/Server
17 27 (1.25%) IoT
18 25 (1.16%) Legacy Systems
19 21 (0.97%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 200 (9.26%) Linux
2 74 (3.43%) Windows
3 36 (1.67%) Android
4 34 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (1.48%) Unix
6 22 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.23%) FreeRTOS
9 5 (0.23%) ThreadX
9 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.046%) Debian
11 1 (0.046%) VMS
11 1 (0.046%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,200 (55.56%) Agile
2 579 (26.81%) Software Engineering
3 553 (25.60%) DevOps
4 493 (22.82%) Problem-Solving
5 400 (18.52%) Project Management
6 363 (16.81%) CI/CD
7 317 (14.68%) Scrum
8 286 (13.24%) Full Stack Development
9 270 (12.50%) Roadmaps
10 264 (12.22%) Computer Science
10 264 (12.22%) Mentoring
11 237 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 226 (10.46%) Microservices
13 197 (9.12%) Software Testing
14 193 (8.94%) Test Automation
15 192 (8.89%) Project Delivery
16 175 (8.10%) Coaching
16 175 (8.10%) Kanban
17 168 (7.78%) Collaborative Working
18 158 (7.31%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 473 (21.90%) Java
2 409 (18.94%) C#
3 387 (17.92%) SQL
4 385 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 303 (14.03%) Python
6 148 (6.85%) C++
7 125 (5.79%) C
8 94 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 75 (3.47%) PHP
10 74 (3.43%) Bash
11 58 (2.69%) Kotlin
12 57 (2.64%) VB
13 55 (2.55%) Go
14 43 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 39 (1.81%) Scala
16 36 (1.67%) Lua
17 28 (1.30%) Perl
18 27 (1.25%) Fortran
19 23 (1.06%) RPG
20 22 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 439 (20.32%) Degree
2 250 (11.57%) Security Cleared
3 141 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 69 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 50 (2.31%) Azure Certification
7 48 (2.22%) AWS Certification
8 47 (2.18%) Master's Degree
9 38 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 31 (1.44%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 28 (1.30%) ISTQB
12 23 (1.06%) ISEB
13 22 (1.02%) DBS Check
14 21 (0.97%) PhD
15 17 (0.79%) PMP
16 16 (0.74%) CISSP
17 12 (0.56%) CISM
18 11 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
18 11 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (11.44%) QA
2 40 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.30%) PMO
5 21 (0.97%) NIST
6 15 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.46%) ISO 13485
7 10 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 10 (0.46%) SLA
8 9 (0.42%) GDPR
8 9 (0.42%) IEC 62304
9 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.37%) TickIT
10 7 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.28%) Accessibility
12 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.19%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
13 3 (0.14%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 288 (13.33%) Docker
2 44 (2.04%) Firmware
3 22 (1.02%) Embedded Firmware
4 15 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.51%) HDFS
6 9 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.42%) vSphere
7 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.046%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 230 (10.65%) Kubernetes
2 153 (7.08%) Terraform
3 87 (4.03%) Ansible
4 15 (0.69%) Grafana
5 11 (0.51%) Progress Chef
5 11 (0.51%) Prometheus
6 7 (0.32%) Kibana
6 7 (0.32%) Puppet
7 5 (0.23%) Control-M
8 4 (0.19%) Argo
8 4 (0.19%) Packer
9 3 (0.14%) Functional Safety
9 3 (0.14%) Salt
9 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 270 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 143 (6.62%) Oracle
3 76 (3.52%) Google
4 72 (3.33%) IBM
5 54 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 40 (1.85%) SAP
7 39 (1.81%) Salesforce
7 39 (1.81%) Sybase
8 38 (1.76%) OpenLink
8 38 (1.76%) TIBCO
9 30 (1.39%) Sparx
10 27 (1.25%) Databricks
11 17 (0.79%) BT
12 15 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.51%) Apple
13 11 (0.51%) Nintex
13 11 (0.51%) ServiceNow
13 11 (0.51%) VMware
14 9 (0.42%) IFS
14 9 (0.42%) MuleSoft