Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 67 56
Rank change year-on-year +49 -11 +7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 72 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 12.88% 3.86% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.85% 4.10% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 70 19 15
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,927 £26,250 £26,550
90th Percentile £53,000 £63,750 £48,850
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 485 634 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 86.76% 94.21% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 453 468 474
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,550 £26,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -8.54%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Leicester

SDLC
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Leicester

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Leicester over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 53 (73.61%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) C#
3 50 (69.44%) SQL
4 47 (65.28%) JavaScript
5 41 (56.94%) CSS
6 40 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 39 (54.17%) MVC
8 34 (47.22%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (43.06%) jQuery
10 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
11 29 (40.28%) Ajax
12 28 (38.89%) REST
12 28 (38.89%) Web Services
13 27 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (36.11%) Azure
14 26 (36.11%) Test Automation
14 26 (36.11%) XML
14 26 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2016
14 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (36.11%) API Testing
15 25 (34.72%) RESTful
16 24 (33.33%) Selenium
16 24 (33.33%) SoapUI
17 23 (31.94%) WCF
17 23 (31.94%) Data Modelling

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (6.94%) CICS
2 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.11%) Azure
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
3 3 (4.17%) AWS
3 3 (4.17%) Azure Functions
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
3 3 (4.17%) Serverless
4 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.94%) DB2
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) Power BI
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Selenium
1 24 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Police
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 54 (75.00%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) Applications Developer
3 20 (27.78%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) COBOL Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Junior
6 5 (6.94%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior COBOL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (73.61%) .NET
2 41 (56.94%) CSS
3 40 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (43.06%) jQuery
6 29 (40.28%) Ajax
7 28 (38.89%) REST
7 28 (38.89%) Web Services
8 26 (36.11%) XML
9 25 (34.72%) RESTful
10 23 (31.94%) Middleware
10 23 (31.94%) WCF
11 15 (20.83%) HTML
12 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
13 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
14 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
16 3 (4.17%) .NET Core
16 3 (4.17%) Node.js
16 3 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (47.22%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Xbox
5 1 (1.39%) Mashup
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Android
1 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) MVC
2 26 (36.11%) API Testing
2 26 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (36.11%) Test Automation
3 23 (31.94%) Data Modelling
3 23 (31.94%) Innovative Thinking
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 10 (13.89%) OOP
4 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (4.17%) Coaching
9 3 (4.17%) Kanban
9 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) C#
2 50 (69.44%) SQL
3 47 (65.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (6.94%) COBOL
5 5 (6.94%) JCL
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Java 8
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISEB
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Xamarin