Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 37 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 7,801 10,283 9,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.09% 6.26% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 6.84% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,083 6,883 8,113
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,460 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 139,565 150,425 164,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 111,949 119,525 138,391
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 October 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 October 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 -21 3,329 £65,000 +7.44% 347
South East +10 1,611 £50,500 +1.00% 200
North of England -5 1,175 £45,000 - 245
North West +4 655 £45,000 - 129
South West -4 605 £45,000 +7.14% 118
Midlands -13 562 £45,000 +5.88% 145
East of England -10 514 £52,500 +16.67% 87
Yorkshire -11 454 £45,000 - 97
West Midlands -24 323 £45,000 +12.50% 87
East Midlands -4 239 £42,500 -5.56% 58
North East -1 66 £40,000 - 19
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 4,453 (57.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2,254 (28.89%) SQL
3 2,187 (28.03%) Finance
4 2,176 (27.89%) C#
5 2,152 (27.59%) Java
6 2,045 (26.21%) .NET
7 1,798 (23.05%) JavaScript
8 1,689 (21.65%) Scrum
9 1,353 (17.34%) Degree
10 1,347 (17.27%) Software Engineering
11 1,293 (16.57%) SQL Server
12 1,263 (16.19%) HTML
13 1,248 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
14 1,206 (15.46%) Microsoft
15 1,195 (15.32%) Test Automation
16 1,064 (13.64%) Project Management
17 1,035 (13.27%) TDD
18 1,003 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
19 997 (12.78%) CSS
20 990 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
21 914 (11.72%) AngularJS
22 888 (11.38%) QA
23 845 (10.83%) Python
24 827 (10.60%) OO
25 816 (10.46%) Waterfall
26 813 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
27 786 (10.08%) Web Services
28 773 (9.91%) MVC
29 766 (9.82%) Linux
30 765 (9.81%) DevOps

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
1 271 (3.47%) Confluence
2 197 (2.53%) CMS
3 179 (2.29%) IIS
4 175 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 128 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 116 (1.49%) Apache
7 103 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 93 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 73 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 69 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 59 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 48 (0.62%) JBoss
13 46 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 41 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 39 (0.50%) WordPress
16 33 (0.42%) Ethereum
17 31 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
18 25 (0.32%) EPiServer
18 25 (0.32%) NServiceBus
19 24 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 150 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 148 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 148 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
3 100 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 64 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.077%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.051%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.038%) InDesign
11 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.026%) Simulink
12 1 (0.013%) HipChat
12 1 (0.013%) Maya
Business Applications
1 104 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 42 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 33 (0.42%) Magento
5 28 (0.36%) Scribe Insight
6 26 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
7 22 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 19 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (0.21%) Markit EDM
10 13 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.15%) Ripple
12 11 (0.14%) Documaker
13 10 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
14 8 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
15 7 (0.090%) Actimize
15 7 (0.090%) NetSuite
15 7 (0.090%) SAP FI
15 7 (0.090%) SAP HR
16 6 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
16 6 (0.077%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 813 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 653 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 229 (2.94%) SaaS
4 164 (2.10%) GitHub
5 142 (1.82%) PaaS
6 106 (1.36%) IaaS
7 99 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 65 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 65 (0.83%) Office 365
9 60 (0.77%) Serverless
10 53 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 52 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
12 47 (0.60%) npm
13 44 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
14 36 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
15 33 (0.42%) Amazon S3
16 28 (0.36%) CloudBees
17 27 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (0.35%) OpenShift
18 26 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 153 (1.96%) Internet
2 112 (1.44%) HTTP
3 99 (1.27%) Firewall
4 60 (0.77%) DNS
5 52 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 45 (0.58%) SSL
7 38 (0.49%) DHCP
8 35 (0.45%) Network Security
8 35 (0.45%) Wireless
9 33 (0.42%) SMS
10 23 (0.29%) FTP
10 23 (0.29%) VPN
11 19 (0.24%) SMTP
11 19 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
12 18 (0.23%) IPsec
13 16 (0.21%) SNMP
14 15 (0.19%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.18%) IMAP
15 14 (0.18%) SAN
15 14 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,293 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 549 (7.04%) Big Data
3 433 (5.55%) Relational Database
4 342 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 317 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
6 268 (3.44%) MySQL
7 229 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 210 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 195 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 178 (2.28%) Oracle Database
11 155 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 121 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 118 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
14 113 (1.45%) Blockchain
15 107 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 106 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 96 (1.23%) DB2
18 94 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
19 90 (1.15%) Power BI
20 82 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 742 (9.51%) JIRA
2 705 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 548 (7.02%) Selenium
4 510 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 423 (5.42%) Visual Studio
6 344 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 254 (3.26%) JUnit
8 233 (2.99%) Maven
9 226 (2.90%) Subversion
10 216 (2.77%) Cucumber
11 186 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 124 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 122 (1.56%) WebDriver
14 120 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 118 (1.51%) Jasmine
16 112 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
17 102 (1.31%) SpecFlow
18 101 (1.29%) NUnit
19 96 (1.23%) Gradle
20 95 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 2,187 (28.03%) Finance
2 645 (8.27%) Banking
3 490 (6.28%) Retail
4 390 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 329 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 293 (3.76%) Marketing
7 156 (2.00%) Front Office
8 153 (1.96%) Games
9 145 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 142 (1.82%) Advertising
11 132 (1.69%) Manufacturing
12 114 (1.46%) Electronics
13 95 (1.22%) Legal
14 93 (1.19%) Law
15 84 (1.08%) Back Office
16 70 (0.90%) Military
17 57 (0.73%) Publishing
18 35 (0.45%) Automotive
19 34 (0.44%) Billing
20 27 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,725 (34.93%) Developer
2 1,260 (16.15%) Analyst
3 743 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 632 (8.10%) .NET Developer
5 563 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 549 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 546 (7.00%) C# Developer
7 546 (7.00%) Software Engineer
8 521 (6.68%) Software Developer
9 487 (6.24%) Architect
9 487 (6.24%) Project Manager
10 307 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 243 (3.11%) Consultant
12 235 (3.01%) Test Analyst
13 226 (2.90%) Tester
14 212 (2.72%) Lead Developer
15 187 (2.40%) Senior Software Engineer
16 182 (2.33%) Junior
16 182 (2.33%) Test Engineer
17 181 (2.32%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,045 (26.21%) .NET
2 1,263 (16.19%) HTML
3 997 (12.78%) CSS
4 914 (11.72%) AngularJS
5 786 (10.08%) Web Services
6 722 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 548 (7.02%) XML
8 487 (6.24%) Spring
9 486 (6.23%) RESTful
10 467 (5.99%) REST
11 445 (5.70%) jQuery
12 431 (5.52%) React
13 403 (5.17%) HTML5
14 394 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 382 (4.90%) .NET Framework
16 338 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 333 (4.27%) JSON
18 325 (4.17%) SOAP
19 317 (4.06%) Node.js
20 280 (3.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 990 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 707 (9.06%) Computer Science
3 442 (5.67%) User Experience
4 334 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 316 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 290 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
7 276 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 270 (3.46%) Cyberthreat
9 263 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 236 (3.03%) Fintech
11 194 (2.49%) Algorithms
12 124 (1.59%) Equities
13 115 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 115 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 83 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 77 (0.99%) Data Centre
16 75 (0.96%) Client/Server
17 62 (0.79%) Derivative
18 52 (0.67%) NHS
18 52 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 766 (9.82%) Linux
2 645 (8.27%) Windows
3 410 (5.26%) Unix
4 182 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 138 (1.77%) Android
6 116 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 69 (0.88%) CentOS
8 62 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 39 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.41%) Solaris
12 25 (0.32%) CoreOS
13 23 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 20 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.22%) AIX
17 14 (0.18%) DC/OS
17 14 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.18%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,453 (57.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,689 (21.65%) Scrum
3 1,347 (17.27%) Software Engineering
4 1,248 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1,195 (15.32%) Test Automation
6 1,064 (13.64%) Project Management
7 1,035 (13.27%) TDD
8 1,003 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
9 827 (10.60%) OO
10 816 (10.46%) Waterfall
11 773 (9.91%) MVC
12 765 (9.81%) DevOps
13 600 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 586 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 532 (6.82%) Business Analysis
16 527 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 516 (6.61%) Risk Management
18 511 (6.55%) BDD
19 494 (6.33%) E-Commerce
20 455 (5.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,254 (28.89%) SQL
2 2,176 (27.89%) C#
3 2,152 (27.59%) Java
4 1,798 (23.05%) JavaScript
5 845 (10.83%) Python
6 617 (7.91%) C++
7 343 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 338 (4.33%) C
9 337 (4.32%) PHP
10 247 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 215 (2.76%) Java 8
12 199 (2.55%) Perl
13 169 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 165 (2.12%) PL/SQL
15 137 (1.76%) Ruby
16 131 (1.68%) VB
17 129 (1.65%) Bash Shell
18 120 (1.54%) TypeScript
19 115 (1.47%) Scala
19 115 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,353 (17.34%) Degree
2 367 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 254 (3.26%) ISEB
4 224 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 206 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 128 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 106 (1.36%) Master's Degree
8 91 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 78 (1.00%) CISSP
10 77 (0.99%) PMP
11 71 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 62 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 52 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
14 48 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 47 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 46 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
17 39 (0.50%) PhD
18 30 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
19 22 (0.28%) CISM
20 21 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 888 (11.38%) QA
2 88 (1.13%) GDPR
3 67 (0.86%) PMO
4 50 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 50 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.27%) MiFID
7 21 (0.27%) SLA
8 19 (0.24%) COBIT
8 19 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 14 (0.18%) PSD2
11 13 (0.17%) WAI
12 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.090%) DICOM
14 6 (0.077%) HIPAA
15 5 (0.064%) Basel III
15 5 (0.064%) MISRA
15 5 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 367 (4.70%) Docker
2 113 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 111 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.35%) VirtualBox
6 23 (0.29%) Firmware
7 21 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.26%) HDFS
9 19 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 12 (0.15%) vSphere
11 11 (0.14%) Samba
12 9 (0.12%) LXC
13 5 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.038%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.038%) XenApp
15 2 (0.026%) Postfix
15 2 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.026%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.013%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 209 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 187 (2.40%) Ansible
3 176 (2.26%) Puppet
4 114 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 102 (1.31%) Terraform
6 45 (0.58%) Packer
7 44 (0.56%) Nagios
8 41 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (0.38%) HP ALM
10 28 (0.36%) Kibana
11 25 (0.32%) Automic
11 25 (0.32%) Graphite
12 21 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (0.22%) logstash
13 17 (0.22%) Rancher
13 17 (0.22%) Salt
14 12 (0.15%) Mesos
14 12 (0.15%) vRealize
15 11 (0.14%) Sysdig
16 9 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,206 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 741 (9.50%) Oracle
3 283 (3.63%) SAP
4 189 (2.42%) Google
5 148 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 136 (1.74%) VMware
7 125 (1.60%) IBM
8 102 (1.31%) Sybase
9 95 (1.22%) Tableau
10 83 (1.06%) Xamarin
11 73 (0.94%) HP
12 68 (0.87%) TIBCO
13 66 (0.85%) Splunk
14 62 (0.79%) Atlassian
15 58 (0.74%) Sun
16 57 (0.73%) ServiceNow
17 56 (0.72%) Red Hat
18 49 (0.63%) WorldPay
19 43 (0.55%) Citrix
19 43 (0.55%) Informatica