Period
to 2 June 2020

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

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,588 2,826 3,616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.32% 4.89% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 5.26% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,331 2,409 2,665
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 34,474 53,740 65,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.86% 92.92% 93.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27,705 43,357 52,480
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in London

SDLC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SDLC in London

SDLC
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SDLC in London

SDLC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the London region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
Central London -4 459 £72,500 +3.57% 29
West London -34 55 £58,750 +6.82% 7
South London -33 49 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East London -5 14 £50,000 -28.57% 7
North London -10 4 £81,250 +54.76% 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 London region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 920 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (34.19%) Finance
3 362 (22.80%) SQL
4 358 (22.54%) C#
5 347 (21.85%) Java
6 343 (21.60%) JavaScript
7 321 (20.21%) .NET
8 314 (19.77%) Azure
9 309 (19.46%) DevOps
10 287 (18.07%) Software Engineering
11 277 (17.44%) Scrum
12 271 (17.07%) AWS
13 251 (15.81%) Python
14 232 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
15 231 (14.55%) Degree
16 224 (14.11%) Microsoft
17 221 (13.92%) TDD
18 213 (13.41%) SQL Server
19 209 (13.16%) Test Automation
20 207 (13.04%) Project Management
21 206 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
22 197 (12.41%) Microservices
23 192 (12.09%) HTML
24 181 (11.40%) Computer Science
25 180 (11.34%) Docker
26 179 (11.27%) Banking
27 169 (10.64%) QA
28 168 (10.58%) JIRA
29 166 (10.45%) Git (software)
30 164 (10.33%) CSS

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 88 (5.54%) Confluence
2 34 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (1.89%) IIS
4 21 (1.32%) Apache
5 20 (1.26%) CMS
6 15 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.38%) SAS
9 6 (0.38%) WordPress
10 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.31%) InVision
7 5 (0.31%) Sketch
7 5 (0.31%) Zeplin
8 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Windchill
10 1 (0.063%) Houdini
10 1 (0.063%) Maya
10 1 (0.063%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Magento
2 12 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.13%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.13%) SAP FS
10 1 (0.063%) Endur
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.063%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.063%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 314 (19.77%) Azure
2 271 (17.07%) AWS
3 107 (6.74%) SaaS
4 70 (4.41%) Serverless
5 56 (3.53%) GCP
6 51 (3.21%) PaaS
7 38 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 37 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 36 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (2.27%) IaaS
10 35 (2.20%) GitHub
11 22 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (1.26%) npm
13 14 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 13 (0.82%) AWS CodePipeline
15 12 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.76%) AWS Fargate
15 12 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.33%) Internet
2 31 (1.95%) Firewall
3 13 (0.82%) HTTP
4 12 (0.76%) DNS
5 10 (0.63%) Network Security
6 9 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (0.57%) iSCSI
6 9 (0.57%) SAN
7 7 (0.44%) Intranet
7 7 (0.44%) SMTP
8 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.38%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.31%) LAN
9 5 (0.31%) SSL
9 5 (0.31%) WAN
9 5 (0.31%) Wireless
10 4 (0.25%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.25%) DSL
10 4 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 96 (6.05%) NoSQL
3 68 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 47 (2.96%) MySQL
5 42 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
5 42 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.27%) Big Data
8 35 (2.20%) Power BI
9 34 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (2.02%) Data Lake
10 32 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.70%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.64%) MongoDB
13 24 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 24 (1.51%) Blockchain
13 24 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
16 18 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 168 (10.58%) JIRA
2 166 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 76 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 64 (4.03%) Selenium
5 46 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 43 (2.71%) NUnit
7 35 (2.20%) Subversion
8 34 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 34 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (2.08%) Bitbucket
10 27 (1.70%) MSTest
11 26 (1.64%) Maven
12 22 (1.39%) Cypress.io
13 21 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.13%) gulp
15 17 (1.07%) Eclipse
15 17 (1.07%) SpecFlow
16 16 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
17 14 (0.88%) JMeter
17 14 (0.88%) Postman
General
1 543 (34.19%) Finance
2 179 (11.27%) Banking
3 78 (4.91%) Retail
4 63 (3.97%) Marketing
5 50 (3.15%) Front Office
6 36 (2.27%) Public Sector
7 31 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.76%) Games
9 17 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.94%) Back Office
11 13 (0.82%) Advertising
11 13 (0.82%) Billing
12 11 (0.69%) Legal
13 10 (0.63%) Publishing
14 9 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.50%) Electronics
16 6 (0.38%) Law
17 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 490 (30.86%) Developer
2 202 (12.72%) Analyst
3 143 (9.01%) Senior Developer
4 139 (8.75%) Business Analyst
5 125 (7.87%) .NET Developer
6 122 (7.68%) Architect
7 106 (6.68%) Project Manager
8 103 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 88 (5.54%) Software Engineer
10 83 (5.23%) Java Developer
11 61 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 60 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 53 (3.34%) Software Developer
14 52 (3.27%) Consultant
15 50 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
16 39 (2.46%) Junior
16 39 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
17 38 (2.39%) Lead Developer
17 38 (2.39%) SQL Developer
18 36 (2.27%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (20.21%) .NET
2 192 (12.09%) HTML
3 164 (10.33%) CSS
4 149 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 145 (9.13%) ASP.NET
6 125 (7.87%) Node.js
7 113 (7.12%) REST
8 98 (6.17%) React
9 95 (5.98%) Web Services
10 92 (5.79%) .NET Core
11 87 (5.48%) jQuery
12 79 (4.97%) .NET Framework
12 79 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 74 (4.66%) RESTful
14 64 (4.03%) Kafka
15 63 (3.97%) Spring
16 62 (3.90%) JSON
17 58 (3.65%) XML
18 52 (3.27%) HTML5
19 46 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 206 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (3.90%) User Experience
5 48 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 36 (2.27%) Cloud Native
9 32 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.95%) Derivative
10 31 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.76%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 27 (1.70%) Social Network
13 25 (1.57%) Reinsurance
14 21 (1.32%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 16 (1.01%) iPad
17 15 (0.94%) Data Centre
17 15 (0.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 151 (9.51%) Linux
2 119 (7.49%) Windows
3 55 (3.46%) Unix
4 17 (1.07%) Android
5 15 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.38%) Kali Linux
8 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.25%) CentOS
9 4 (0.25%) Fedora
9 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.19%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.063%) VMS
12 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 920 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (19.46%) DevOps
3 287 (18.07%) Software Engineering
4 277 (17.44%) Scrum
5 232 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
6 221 (13.92%) TDD
7 209 (13.16%) Test Automation
8 207 (13.04%) Project Management
9 197 (12.41%) Microservices
10 181 (11.40%) Computer Science
11 155 (9.76%) OO
12 149 (9.38%) Fintech
13 135 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 134 (8.44%) Requirements Gathering
15 133 (8.38%) BDD
16 132 (8.31%) Project Delivery
17 121 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
18 120 (7.56%) Kanban
19 101 (6.36%) Mentoring
20 100 (6.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 362 (22.80%) SQL
2 358 (22.54%) C#
3 347 (21.85%) Java
4 343 (21.60%) JavaScript
5 251 (15.81%) Python
6 78 (4.91%) TypeScript
7 67 (4.22%) C++
8 62 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 55 (3.46%) Go
10 45 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 40 (2.52%) T-SQL
12 39 (2.46%) C
13 36 (2.27%) Java 8
14 33 (2.08%) Scala
15 27 (1.70%) PHP
16 24 (1.51%) R
17 21 (1.32%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 20 (1.26%) VBA
19 15 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 231 (14.55%) Degree
2 68 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.45%) PMP
4 20 (1.26%) Master's Degree
5 19 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.88%) CISSP
7 14 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.69%) SANS
9 10 (0.63%) APMP
9 10 (0.63%) ISEB
9 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.50%) CBAP
10 8 (0.50%) IIBA
10 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.50%) MCSE
10 8 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (10.64%) QA
2 25 (1.57%) GDPR
3 21 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.82%) SLA
7 12 (0.76%) EMIR
7 12 (0.76%) PMO
8 9 (0.57%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.44%) MiFID
10 6 (0.38%) COBIT
11 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.25%) NIST
11 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.19%) GxP
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.19%) SEPA
13 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 180 (11.34%) Docker
2 29 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.25%) NFS
4 4 (0.25%) Samba
4 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.25%) Xen
5 3 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.063%) Firmware
7 1 (0.063%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 147 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 94 (5.92%) Ansible
3 78 (4.91%) Terraform
4 57 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (2.77%) Puppet
6 18 (1.13%) Istio
7 8 (0.50%) Nessus
8 7 (0.44%) Nmap
8 7 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.38%) Consul
9 6 (0.38%) Rancher
10 5 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
10 5 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.31%) Sysdig
10 5 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.25%) Nagios
11 4 (0.25%) OpenNMS
11 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 224 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 151 (9.51%) Oracle
3 77 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
4 63 (3.97%) IBM
5 45 (2.83%) Informatica
6 39 (2.46%) SAP
7 33 (2.08%) Google
8 18 (1.13%) FIS
8 18 (1.13%) WorldPay
9 17 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.01%) Adobe
10 16 (1.01%) VMware
11 15 (0.94%) Calypso
11 15 (0.94%) Cisco
12 14 (0.88%) Demandware
12 14 (0.88%) hybris
13 13 (0.82%) Dell
13 13 (0.82%) HP
13 13 (0.82%) Splunk
13 13 (0.82%) Tableau