Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 65 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -13
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 4,350 2,053 1,410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.69% 4.95% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 5.19% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 1,313 1,113
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £58,125 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £91,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £101,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 73,849 39,521 31,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.59% 95.27% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35,136 27,178 25,408
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% +4.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London 0 393 £75,000 +7.14% 73
South London +3 139 £60,000 +13.74% 8
West London +26 130 £56,500 -13.08% 27
East London - 61 £75,000 - 19
North London -21 11 £55,000 -
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 3,024 (69.52%) Agile
2 1,776 (40.83%) Finance
3 1,513 (34.78%) AWS
4 1,467 (33.72%) DevOps
5 1,359 (31.24%) CI/CD
6 1,358 (31.22%) Java
7 1,256 (28.87%) Social Skills
8 1,238 (28.46%) JavaScript
9 1,212 (27.86%) Azure
10 1,185 (27.24%) Software Engineering
11 1,100 (25.29%) Python
12 1,064 (24.46%) SQL
13 1,040 (23.91%) Microservices
14 1,005 (23.10%) Docker
15 989 (22.74%) Git (software)
16 959 (22.05%) Scrum
17 919 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
18 856 (19.68%) Kubernetes
19 823 (18.92%) React
20 820 (18.85%) C#
21 812 (18.67%) Test Automation
22 811 (18.64%) Mentoring
23 797 (18.32%) Jenkins
24 773 (17.77%) QA
25 745 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
26 724 (16.64%) .NET
27 696 (16.00%) GCP
28 673 (15.47%) TDD
29 651 (14.97%) Microsoft
30 647 (14.87%) Terraform

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
1 236 (5.43%) Confluence
2 122 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 72 (1.66%) Apache Airflow
4 69 (1.59%) Apache
5 61 (1.40%) CMS
6 48 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 28 (0.64%) IIS
8 24 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 23 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (0.39%) Apache Pulsar
12 16 (0.37%) Apache Pig
12 16 (0.37%) nginx
12 16 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.34%) Mule
14 13 (0.30%) SAS
15 11 (0.25%) Headless CMS
16 10 (0.23%) Moodle
16 10 (0.23%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.23%) Totara
Applications
1 83 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 32 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.55%) Sketch
6 19 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.069%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.023%) InVision
Business Applications
1 52 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 10 (0.23%) Summit
5 9 (0.21%) Shopify
6 8 (0.18%) Avolution ABACUS
6 8 (0.18%) Fidessa
7 7 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.16%) Magento
8 5 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
8 5 (0.11%) MetaTrader
9 3 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.046%) Endur
10 2 (0.046%) R3 Corda
11 1 (0.023%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.023%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.023%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.023%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,513 (34.78%) AWS
2 1,212 (27.86%) Azure
3 696 (16.00%) GCP
4 488 (11.22%) Serverless
5 327 (7.52%) Azure DevOps
6 292 (6.71%) GitHub
7 278 (6.39%) PaaS
8 260 (5.98%) SaaS
9 166 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
10 136 (3.13%) Azure AKS
11 135 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
12 134 (3.08%) Snowflake
13 132 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
14 125 (2.87%) Amazon S3
15 107 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 107 (2.46%) Power Platform
16 100 (2.30%) Amazon EKS
17 96 (2.21%) IaaS
18 87 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
18 87 (2.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 214 (4.92%) HTTP
2 115 (2.64%) Network Security
3 106 (2.44%) Firewall
3 106 (2.44%) Internet
4 41 (0.94%) Broadband
4 41 (0.94%) DNS
5 36 (0.83%) MQTT
6 25 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 22 (0.51%) Intranet
8 16 (0.37%) SSL
9 14 (0.32%) DSL
9 14 (0.32%) LAN
9 14 (0.32%) SAN
9 14 (0.32%) Skype
9 14 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 14 (0.32%) WAN
10 10 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 8 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
13 7 (0.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (11.63%) NoSQL
2 383 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 359 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 309 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
5 192 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 172 (3.95%) Big Data
7 171 (3.93%) MySQL
8 141 (3.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 140 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
10 128 (2.94%) Redis
11 124 (2.85%) BigQuery
12 120 (2.76%) Data Lake
13 112 (2.57%) DynamoDB
14 103 (2.37%) Amazon Aurora
15 98 (2.25%) Hadoop
15 98 (2.25%) RDBMS
16 94 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 92 (2.11%) MongoDB
18 90 (2.07%) Power BI
19 88 (2.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 989 (22.74%) Git (software)
2 797 (18.32%) Jenkins
3 537 (12.34%) JIRA
4 363 (8.34%) Selenium
5 287 (6.60%) Maven
6 224 (5.15%) Cypress.io
7 211 (4.85%) Postman
8 210 (4.83%) Gradle
9 194 (4.46%) Cucumber
10 188 (4.32%) JUnit
11 159 (3.66%) GitLab
12 152 (3.49%) CircleCI
13 149 (3.43%) TeamCity
14 146 (3.36%) Mockito
15 141 (3.24%) Bitbucket
16 117 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
17 94 (2.16%) JMeter
18 87 (2.00%) Appium
19 79 (1.82%) webpack
20 72 (1.66%) REST Assured
General
1 1,776 (40.83%) Finance
2 1,256 (28.87%) Social Skills
3 627 (14.41%) Banking
4 585 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
5 433 (9.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 341 (7.84%) Retail
7 245 (5.63%) Games
8 184 (4.23%) Marketing
9 161 (3.70%) Manufacturing
10 141 (3.24%) Public Sector
11 119 (2.74%) Investment Banking
12 107 (2.46%) Advertising
13 102 (2.34%) Influencing Skills
14 92 (2.11%) Legal
15 90 (2.07%) Law
16 87 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
17 74 (1.70%) Financial Institution
18 71 (1.63%) Publishing
19 66 (1.52%) Front Office
20 64 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 952 (21.89%) Developer
2 662 (15.22%) Software Engineer
3 329 (7.56%) Analyst
4 308 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 300 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 215 (4.94%) Lead Developer
7 214 (4.92%) Architect
8 205 (4.71%) Java Engineer
8 205 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 203 (4.67%) QA Engineer
10 196 (4.51%) Business Analyst
11 181 (4.16%) Data Engineer
12 159 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 147 (3.38%) Principal Engineer
14 143 (3.29%) Senior DevOps
15 142 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 139 (3.20%) Project Manager
17 135 (3.10%) Java Developer
18 126 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
19 115 (2.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 823 (18.92%) React
2 724 (16.64%) .NET
3 620 (14.25%) Node.js
4 523 (12.02%) HTML
5 505 (11.61%) REST
6 488 (11.22%) RESTful
7 439 (10.09%) Kafka
8 437 (10.05%) CSS
9 436 (10.02%) AngularJS
10 388 (8.92%) Spring
11 273 (6.28%) .NET Core
12 244 (5.61%) ASP.NET
12 244 (5.61%) JSON
13 230 (5.29%) .NET Framework
14 218 (5.01%) HTML5
15 216 (4.97%) Web Services
16 180 (4.14%) Hibernate
17 168 (3.86%) Spring Boot
18 156 (3.59%) Jest
19 150 (3.45%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 358 (8.23%) Cloud Native
2 291 (6.69%) User Experience
3 270 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
4 225 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 169 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 164 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 161 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 157 (3.61%) Life Science
9 123 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 122 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
11 112 (2.57%) Derivative
12 96 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 91 (2.09%) Public Cloud
14 64 (1.47%) Private Cloud
15 61 (1.40%) Virtual Team
16 57 (1.31%) Fixed Income
17 56 (1.29%) NHS
18 55 (1.26%) Data Centre
19 46 (1.06%) Social Network
20 45 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 442 (10.16%) Linux
2 247 (5.68%) Windows
3 203 (4.67%) Unix
4 102 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 95 (2.18%) Android
6 35 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.18%) Solaris
10 7 (0.16%) zOS
11 4 (0.092%) VMS
12 3 (0.069%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.046%) AIX
13 2 (0.046%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.023%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.023%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.023%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.023%) MVS
14 1 (0.023%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,024 (69.52%) Agile
2 1,467 (33.72%) DevOps
3 1,359 (31.24%) CI/CD
4 1,185 (27.24%) Software Engineering
5 1,040 (23.91%) Microservices
6 959 (22.05%) Scrum
7 919 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
8 812 (18.67%) Test Automation
9 811 (18.64%) Mentoring
10 745 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
11 673 (15.47%) TDD
12 579 (13.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 556 (12.78%) Full Stack Development
14 460 (10.57%) Coaching
15 430 (9.89%) Infrastructure as Code
16 411 (9.45%) Analytics
17 409 (9.40%) Project Management
18 405 (9.31%) BDD
19 404 (9.29%) Fintech
20 402 (9.24%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,358 (31.22%) Java
2 1,238 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 1,100 (25.29%) Python
4 1,064 (24.46%) SQL
5 820 (18.85%) C#
6 535 (12.30%) TypeScript
7 291 (6.69%) C++
8 229 (5.26%) Bash
9 215 (4.94%) Go
10 183 (4.21%) Groovy
11 171 (3.93%) C
12 156 (3.59%) Kotlin
13 149 (3.43%) T-SQL
14 122 (2.80%) Scala
15 113 (2.60%) PHP
16 102 (2.34%) PowerShell
17 82 (1.89%) ES6
18 63 (1.45%) R
19 49 (1.13%) Shell Script
20 46 (1.06%) Rust
Qualifications
1 591 (13.59%) Degree
2 189 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 130 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 92 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 76 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 62 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 56 (1.29%) AWS Certification
8 45 (1.03%) CISSP
9 37 (0.85%) Master's Degree
10 34 (0.78%) PMP
11 30 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (0.67%) ISEB
13 22 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 21 (0.48%) PhD
15 20 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (0.37%) CISM
19 13 (0.30%) MCSE
20 12 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 773 (17.77%) QA
2 105 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 55 (1.26%) GDPR
5 47 (1.08%) NIST
6 42 (0.97%) PMO
7 32 (0.74%) Accessibility
7 32 (0.74%) SLA
8 28 (0.64%) ISO 13485
9 27 (0.62%) GRC
9 27 (0.62%) IEC 62304
9 27 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.21%) GxP
12 8 (0.18%) COBIT
12 8 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.18%) EMIR
12 8 (0.18%) ISO 20022
12 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.16%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 1,005 (23.10%) Docker
2 87 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 53 (1.22%) Apache Flume
4 19 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.092%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.092%) vSphere
8 3 (0.069%) LXC
9 2 (0.046%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.023%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 856 (19.68%) Kubernetes
2 647 (14.87%) Terraform
3 370 (8.51%) Ansible
4 176 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 172 (3.95%) Puppet
6 143 (3.29%) Prometheus
7 106 (2.44%) Grafana
8 98 (2.25%) Istio
9 47 (1.08%) Fortio
9 47 (1.08%) Kiali
10 41 (0.94%) Oozie
10 41 (0.94%) Packer
11 34 (0.78%) HAProxy
12 32 (0.74%) Graphite
12 32 (0.74%) Kibana
13 30 (0.69%) Opsgenie
14 29 (0.67%) ZABBIX
15 28 (0.64%) logstash
15 28 (0.64%) MIIS
15 28 (0.64%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 651 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 337 (7.75%) Google
3 183 (4.21%) Oracle
4 107 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
5 97 (2.23%) Databricks
6 88 (2.02%) Samsung
7 74 (1.70%) Atlassian
8 73 (1.68%) Zopa
9 62 (1.43%) LexisNexis
10 57 (1.31%) Sage
11 51 (1.17%) Splunk
12 48 (1.10%) SAP
13 42 (0.97%) ServiceNow
14 41 (0.94%) Cloudera
14 41 (0.94%) PagerDuty
15 38 (0.87%) Apple
16 35 (0.80%) New Relic
17 31 (0.71%) IBM
17 31 (0.71%) Sun
18 28 (0.64%) Adobe