Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 57 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -21 +24
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 2,385 3,329 4,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.36% 4.90% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 5.30% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,883 2,396 2,460
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 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 50,928 62,857 69,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.12% 92.59% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40,983 50,533 53,489
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in London

SDLC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SDLC in London

SDLC
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -3 613 £65,000 - 120
West London -4 110 £57,500 +9.52% 42
South London +8 97 £55,000 +15.79% 14
East London +30 33 £70,000 +40.00% 6
North London -4 5 £45,000 +12.50% 4
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 1,400 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (32.49%) Finance
3 641 (26.88%) Java
4 588 (24.65%) C#
5 572 (23.98%) JavaScript
6 554 (23.23%) SQL
7 484 (20.29%) Scrum
8 479 (20.08%) DevOps
9 473 (19.83%) .NET
10 450 (18.87%) AWS
11 428 (17.95%) Software Engineering
12 413 (17.32%) Azure
13 410 (17.19%) Test Automation
14 384 (16.10%) HTML
15 349 (14.63%) Computer Science
16 345 (14.47%) Degree
17 327 (13.71%) Python
18 325 (13.63%) Microsoft
19 310 (13.00%) SQL Server
19 310 (13.00%) Banking
20 302 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
21 296 (12.41%) Oracle
22 292 (12.24%) CSS
23 286 (11.99%) Linux
23 286 (11.99%) Project Management
24 280 (11.74%) QA
24 280 (11.74%) AngularJS
25 262 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
26 254 (10.65%) Docker
26 254 (10.65%) TDD

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 97 (4.07%) Confluence
2 68 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 50 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 42 (1.76%) CMS
4 42 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 41 (1.72%) IIS
6 25 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (0.96%) Apache
9 16 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (0.63%) Drupal
11 12 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (0.50%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.34%) JBoss
13 8 (0.34%) WordPress
14 7 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.25%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.17%) SPSS
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.042%) InVision
11 1 (0.042%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 37 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.38%) Magento
4 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.13%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.13%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.084%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.084%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.084%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.084%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.084%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 450 (18.87%) AWS
2 413 (17.32%) Azure
3 110 (4.61%) GCP
4 89 (3.73%) PaaS
5 65 (2.73%) Power Platform
6 64 (2.68%) SaaS
6 64 (2.68%) Serverless
7 62 (2.60%) GitHub
8 48 (2.01%) IaaS
9 45 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
10 34 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.43%) Amazon S3
11 33 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
13 28 (1.17%) Datadog
14 25 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
15 24 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (0.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 21 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.59%) Internet
2 20 (0.84%) HTTP
2 20 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.67%) Firewall
4 12 (0.50%) DNS
4 12 (0.50%) SSL
5 9 (0.38%) SSH
6 8 (0.34%) Intranet
7 7 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.25%) LAN
8 6 (0.25%) Network Security
8 6 (0.25%) VLAN
9 5 (0.21%) WAN
10 4 (0.17%) Wireless
11 3 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.13%) RS-232
11 3 (0.13%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.084%) AMQP
12 2 (0.084%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.084%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 139 (5.83%) Big Data
3 111 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 105 (4.40%) MySQL
5 95 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 80 (3.35%) Oracle Database
8 75 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 62 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 61 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 58 (2.43%) Power BI
12 51 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
13 40 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 36 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (1.38%) MongoDB
17 32 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
18 31 (1.30%) Apache Hive
19 30 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (1.26%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 253 (10.61%) JIRA
2 240 (10.06%) Git (software)
3 166 (6.96%) Jenkins
4 161 (6.75%) Selenium
5 110 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 100 (4.19%) Cucumber
7 72 (3.02%) Subversion
8 64 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 63 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 56 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 45 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 44 (1.84%) Maven
13 43 (1.80%) HP UFT
14 42 (1.76%) Eclipse
15 41 (1.72%) SpecFlow
16 40 (1.68%) WebDriver
17 37 (1.55%) Bitbucket
18 32 (1.34%) IBM UrbanCode
19 31 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
20 29 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 775 (32.49%) Finance
2 310 (13.00%) Banking
3 122 (5.12%) Front Office
4 91 (3.82%) Marketing
5 80 (3.35%) Retail
6 73 (3.06%) Public Sector
7 40 (1.68%) Advertising
8 38 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.55%) Games
10 28 (1.17%) Back Office
11 21 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 19 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.75%) Legal
14 17 (0.71%) Law
15 15 (0.63%) Billing
16 12 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.34%) Music Industry
18 7 (0.29%) French Language
18 7 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 856 (35.89%) Developer
2 312 (13.08%) Analyst
3 210 (8.81%) Senior Developer
4 187 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 172 (7.21%) .NET Developer
6 164 (6.88%) Java Developer
7 143 (6.00%) Architect
8 140 (5.87%) C# Developer
9 128 (5.37%) Project Manager
10 116 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 109 (4.57%) Software Engineer
12 95 (3.98%) Software Developer
13 78 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
14 76 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
15 72 (3.02%) React Developer
16 71 (2.98%) Consultant
17 66 (2.77%) Applications Support
18 57 (2.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 56 (2.35%) Java Engineer
20 52 (2.18%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (19.83%) .NET
2 384 (16.10%) HTML
3 292 (12.24%) CSS
4 280 (11.74%) AngularJS
5 184 (7.71%) Node.js
6 181 (7.59%) React
7 176 (7.38%) ASP.NET
8 158 (6.62%) Web Services
9 128 (5.37%) REST
10 113 (4.74%) Spring
11 112 (4.70%) XML
12 108 (4.53%) HTML5
13 87 (3.65%) RESTful
14 84 (3.52%) Kafka
15 81 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (3.35%) Spring Boot
17 72 (3.02%) JSON
18 71 (2.98%) Middleware
19 69 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
20 66 (2.77%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
3 135 (5.66%) User Experience
4 107 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
5 86 (3.61%) Hedge funds
6 83 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 60 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 58 (2.43%) Public Cloud
9 54 (2.26%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.97%) Reinsurance
11 46 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 43 (1.80%) Data Structures
13 42 (1.76%) Social Network
14 37 (1.55%) iSeries
15 35 (1.47%) Cloud Native
16 23 (0.96%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
18 18 (0.75%) PMI
19 15 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 286 (11.99%) Linux
2 188 (7.88%) Windows
3 136 (5.70%) Unix
4 29 (1.22%) Android
4 29 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 20 (0.84%) CoreOS
6 19 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 13 (0.55%) Solaris
9 7 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.17%) CentOS
12 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.042%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.042%) Fedora
14 1 (0.042%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.042%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,400 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (20.29%) Scrum
3 479 (20.08%) DevOps
4 428 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 410 (17.19%) Test Automation
6 349 (14.63%) Computer Science
7 302 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
8 286 (11.99%) Project Management
9 254 (10.65%) TDD
10 236 (9.90%) Fintech
11 233 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
12 226 (9.48%) OO
13 214 (8.97%) Microservices
14 182 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 175 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 174 (7.30%) BDD
17 169 (7.09%) Analytics
18 164 (6.88%) Business Analysis
19 153 (6.42%) Mentoring
19 153 (6.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 641 (26.88%) Java
2 588 (24.65%) C#
3 572 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 554 (23.23%) SQL
5 327 (13.71%) Python
6 124 (5.20%) PowerShell
7 110 (4.61%) T-SQL
8 91 (3.82%) Java 8
9 85 (3.56%) PHP
10 84 (3.52%) PL/SQL
11 74 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 71 (2.98%) Ruby
13 58 (2.43%) VBA
14 57 (2.39%) C
15 54 (2.26%) Go
16 53 (2.22%) C++
17 51 (2.14%) VB.NET
18 49 (2.05%) TypeScript
19 47 (1.97%) Scala
20 45 (1.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 345 (14.47%) Degree
2 127 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.38%) CISSP
5 31 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 30 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 28 (1.17%) ISEB
7 28 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 28 (1.17%) PMP
8 21 (0.88%) CISM
8 21 (0.88%) SANS
9 20 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.42%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.42%) PhD
14 9 (0.38%) CISA
14 9 (0.38%) CSSLP
14 9 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (11.74%) QA
2 41 (1.72%) GDPR
3 32 (1.34%) SLA
4 24 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.88%) NIST
6 20 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.55%) PMO
8 8 (0.34%) COBIT
9 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.13%) MiFID
11 2 (0.084%) EMIR
11 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.042%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.042%) PSD2
12 1 (0.042%) SEPA
12 1 (0.042%) WCAG
System Software
1 254 (10.65%) Docker
2 19 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.17%) XenApp
6 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.084%) Firmware
7 2 (0.084%) HDFS
7 2 (0.084%) NFS
7 2 (0.084%) Snort
7 2 (0.084%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.042%) Ceph
8 1 (0.042%) Lustre
8 1 (0.042%) LXC
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.042%) Samba
8 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 162 (6.79%) Ansible
2 158 (6.62%) Kubernetes
3 117 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
4 110 (4.61%) Puppet
5 109 (4.57%) Terraform
6 34 (1.43%) Prometheus
7 28 (1.17%) Rancher
8 21 (0.88%) Nagios
9 20 (0.84%) Automic
9 20 (0.84%) Graphite
10 18 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.75%) Istio
11 16 (0.67%) Kibana
12 12 (0.50%) CA Service Virtualization
13 11 (0.46%) Grafana
14 8 (0.34%) HP ALM
14 8 (0.34%) Oozie
15 5 (0.21%) Fluentd
15 5 (0.21%) Nessus
15 5 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 325 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 296 (12.41%) Oracle
3 135 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 85 (3.56%) AppDynamics
5 77 (3.23%) Google
6 65 (2.73%) Splunk
6 65 (2.73%) Tableau
7 59 (2.47%) Informatica
8 51 (2.14%) IBM
9 38 (1.59%) SAP
10 28 (1.17%) CyberArk
10 28 (1.17%) PagerDuty
10 28 (1.17%) WorldPay
11 21 (0.88%) HP
12 20 (0.84%) XebiaLabs
13 19 (0.80%) Cloudera
14 18 (0.75%) Databricks
15 17 (0.71%) MuleSoft
16 15 (0.63%) Adobe
16 15 (0.63%) Red Hat