Period
to 26 February 2020

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

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 74 49
Rank change year-on-year +52 -25 +14
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 77 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.76% 3.87% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 4.11% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 30 36
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96% -11.18%
10th Percentile £31,313 £26,250 £27,875
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £51,000
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 709 997 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 89.86% 94.06% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 617 691 791
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,900 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Leicestershire

SDLC
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Leicestershire

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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

Salary histogram for SDLC in Leicestershire

SDLC
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. 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
Leicester +61 56 £38,000 +8.57% 9
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 14 - - 2
Coalville -7 3 £50,000 -
Hinckley +7 1 £40,000 -
SDLC
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 48 (62.34%) .NET
2 47 (61.04%) C#
3 41 (53.25%) JavaScript
3 41 (53.25%) CSS
4 40 (51.95%) MVC
5 37 (48.05%) SQL
6 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
7 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 32 (41.56%) jQuery
9 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (38.96%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (35.06%) Azure
11 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
12 26 (33.77%) Innovative Thinking
13 24 (31.17%) Ajax
13 24 (31.17%) REST
14 23 (29.87%) Web Services
15 22 (28.57%) XML
15 22 (28.57%) RESTful
15 22 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (28.57%) API Testing
15 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
15 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
17 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (24.68%) Data Modelling
18 19 (24.68%) HTML

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.49%) CICS
1 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Azure
2 12 (15.58%) PaaS
3 11 (14.29%) SaaS
4 5 (6.49%) AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
5 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 22 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.09%) Big Data
5 5 (6.49%) DB2
5 5 (6.49%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) Power BI
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Selenium
1 19 (24.68%) SoapUI
2 10 (12.99%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (12.99%) Public Sector
3 9 (11.69%) Games
4 7 (9.09%) Finance
4 7 (9.09%) Police
Job Titles
1 53 (68.83%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.68%) Applications Developer
4 17 (22.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Analytics Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Data Analytics Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Software Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
8 5 (6.49%) COBOL Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Junior
8 5 (6.49%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior COBOL Developer
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (62.34%) .NET
2 41 (53.25%) CSS
3 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
4 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (41.56%) jQuery
6 24 (31.17%) Ajax
6 24 (31.17%) REST
7 23 (29.87%) Web Services
8 22 (28.57%) RESTful
8 22 (28.57%) XML
9 19 (24.68%) HTML
9 19 (24.68%) Middleware
9 19 (24.68%) WCF
10 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
10 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.39%) Silverlight
12 6 (7.79%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (6.49%) Node.js
13 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.96%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.09%) PMI
5 2 (2.60%) Xbox
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) MVC
2 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.77%) Innovative Thinking
4 22 (28.57%) API Testing
5 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 20 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (24.68%) Data Modelling
8 14 (18.18%) Analytics
8 14 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 14 (18.18%) Data Science
8 14 (18.18%) Mathematics
9 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
10 12 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (14.29%) OOP
11 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (10.39%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (10.39%) Line Management
13 8 (10.39%) Project Management
13 8 (10.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) C#
2 41 (53.25%) JavaScript
3 37 (48.05%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) C++
5 8 (10.39%) PHP
5 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.49%) COBOL
6 5 (6.49%) JCL
7 2 (2.60%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) PhD
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) IBM