Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3,805 3,468 4,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.48% 4.93% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 5.45% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,273 2,946 3,390
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £38,113
90th Percentile £94,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 63,532 63,650 76,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.56% 90.53% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 50,964 54,229 64,652
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -29 683 £62,500 +11.61% 99
West London -31 104 £52,500 -8.70% 48
South London -7 70 £55,000 +8.91% 6
East London +8 52 £55,000 -24.14% 14
North London +22 30 £50,000 -9.09% 7
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 2,036 (53.51%) Finance
2 1,908 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1,240 (32.59%) Banking
4 1,134 (29.80%) Java
5 1,026 (26.96%) SQL
6 1,023 (26.89%) Investment Banking
7 993 (26.10%) Asset Management
8 957 (25.15%) Wealth Management
9 932 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
10 927 (24.36%) Retail Banking
11 797 (20.95%) C#
12 773 (20.32%) Project Management
13 734 (19.29%) .NET
14 726 (19.08%) JavaScript
15 671 (17.63%) Scrum
16 605 (15.90%) Degree
17 523 (13.75%) Business Analysis
18 512 (13.46%) SQL Server
19 509 (13.38%) Microsoft
20 505 (13.27%) Software Engineering
21 490 (12.88%) HTML
22 482 (12.67%) OO
23 472 (12.40%) QA
24 430 (11.30%) Test Automation
25 417 (10.96%) JIRA
26 403 (10.59%) Web Services
27 387 (10.17%) Computer Science
27 387 (10.17%) TDD
28 383 (10.07%) MVC
29 378 (9.93%) DevOps

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
1 140 (3.68%) Tomcat
2 108 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 98 (2.58%) CMS
4 85 (2.23%) Apache
4 85 (2.23%) Confluence
5 56 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 51 (1.34%) IIS
8 41 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 39 (1.02%) Apache Spark
10 37 (0.97%) EPiServer
11 29 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 27 (0.71%) DataSynapse
14 21 (0.55%) Drupal
15 20 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (0.53%) SAS
16 18 (0.47%) Ethereum
17 17 (0.45%) JBoss
18 16 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 171 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 78 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
4 76 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
5 52 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 27 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.079%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.026%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.026%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.026%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.026%) InVision
11 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 58 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
3 29 (0.76%) Actimize
4 28 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.37%) Ripple
6 12 (0.32%) Scribe Insight
7 10 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.21%) Ripple XRP
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.18%) RMDS
10 6 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
10 6 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.13%) Magento
12 4 (0.11%) HFM
12 4 (0.11%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.079%) BASE24
13 3 (0.079%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 289 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (3.07%) SaaS
4 91 (2.39%) GitHub
5 56 (1.47%) IaaS
6 37 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (0.92%) PaaS
8 32 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 27 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.68%) Force.com
11 21 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
11 21 (0.55%) Office 365
12 12 (0.32%) npm
13 11 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 11 (0.29%) Slack
14 10 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.26%) iPaaS
15 7 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 69 (1.81%) Firewall
2 52 (1.37%) Internet
3 44 (1.16%) Intranet
4 33 (0.87%) HTTP
5 30 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.53%) Network Security
7 16 (0.42%) SSL
8 13 (0.34%) AMQP
9 11 (0.29%) DNS
10 10 (0.26%) SAN
11 9 (0.24%) VPN
12 8 (0.21%) Broadband
12 8 (0.21%) DHCP
12 8 (0.21%) Multicast
12 8 (0.21%) SMS
13 7 (0.18%) FTP
13 7 (0.18%) LAN
13 7 (0.18%) WAN
14 6 (0.16%) CHAP
15 4 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 231 (6.07%) Relational Database
3 202 (5.31%) Big Data
4 201 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
5 175 (4.60%) MySQL
6 146 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 118 (3.10%) NoSQL
8 113 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 109 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 89 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 83 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
12 75 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 67 (1.76%) MongoDB
14 64 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 57 (1.50%) Neo4j
16 52 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
17 51 (1.34%) KDB
17 51 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
18 49 (1.29%) Power BI
19 45 (1.18%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 417 (10.96%) JIRA
2 209 (5.49%) Maven
3 188 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 187 (4.91%) Git (software)
5 178 (4.68%) TeamCity
6 162 (4.26%) Selenium
7 150 (3.94%) Subversion
8 124 (3.26%) Visual Studio
9 117 (3.07%) JUnit
10 104 (2.73%) Cucumber
11 101 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 78 (2.05%) NUnit
13 57 (1.50%) Gradle
14 49 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 38 (1.00%) WebDriver
16 37 (0.97%) Protractor
16 37 (0.97%) SoapUI
17 36 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
18 32 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
19 31 (0.81%) Jasmine
General
1 2,036 (53.51%) Finance
2 1,240 (32.59%) Banking
3 1,023 (26.89%) Investment Banking
4 927 (24.36%) Retail Banking
5 342 (8.99%) Front Office
6 232 (6.10%) Retail
7 133 (3.50%) Financial Institution
8 109 (2.86%) Advertising
9 90 (2.37%) Marketing
10 89 (2.34%) Games
11 87 (2.29%) Legal
12 80 (2.10%) Publishing
13 68 (1.79%) Back Office
14 43 (1.13%) Telecoms
15 22 (0.58%) Law
16 18 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 17 (0.45%) Electronics
18 15 (0.39%) Music Industry
19 11 (0.29%) Polish Language
20 8 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,144 (30.07%) Developer
2 749 (19.68%) Analyst
3 644 (16.93%) Business Analyst
4 351 (9.22%) Architect
5 305 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 272 (7.15%) Java Developer
7 227 (5.97%) C# Developer
8 214 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 205 (5.39%) .NET Developer
10 171 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 148 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
12 123 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
13 119 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
14 97 (2.55%) Software Developer
15 96 (2.52%) Senior Business Analyst
16 90 (2.37%) Senior C# Developer
17 87 (2.29%) Consultant
18 81 (2.13%) Lead Developer
19 79 (2.08%) IT Manager
19 79 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (19.29%) .NET
2 490 (12.88%) HTML
3 403 (10.59%) Web Services
4 354 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 312 (8.20%) Spring
6 292 (7.67%) CSS
7 275 (7.23%) REST
8 263 (6.91%) XML
9 261 (6.86%) ASP.NET
10 199 (5.23%) .NET Framework
11 194 (5.10%) HTML5
12 176 (4.63%) jQuery
13 174 (4.57%) SOAP
14 162 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 157 (4.13%) RESTful
16 151 (3.97%) Node.js
17 129 (3.39%) Hibernate
18 112 (2.94%) React
18 112 (2.94%) WCF
19 110 (2.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 932 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 387 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 194 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 191 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 180 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
6 176 (4.63%) User Experience
7 155 (4.07%) Equities
8 135 (3.55%) Fintech
9 127 (3.34%) Derivative
10 120 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
11 100 (2.63%) Mobile App
12 95 (2.50%) Algorithms
12 95 (2.50%) Fixed Income
13 85 (2.23%) Credit Risk
14 82 (2.16%) Data Structures
15 73 (1.92%) Hedge funds
16 53 (1.39%) Market Risk
16 53 (1.39%) Reference Data
17 49 (1.29%) Virtual Team
18 42 (1.10%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 321 (8.44%) Linux
2 226 (5.94%) Unix
3 186 (4.89%) Windows
4 38 (1.00%) Solaris
5 35 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (0.66%) Android
7 23 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.34%) CoreOS
10 11 (0.29%) Kali Linux
11 10 (0.26%) VMS
11 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.11%) CentOS
16 3 (0.079%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,908 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 993 (26.10%) Asset Management
3 957 (25.15%) Wealth Management
4 773 (20.32%) Project Management
5 671 (17.63%) Scrum
6 523 (13.75%) Business Analysis
7 505 (13.27%) Software Engineering
8 482 (12.67%) OO
9 430 (11.30%) Test Automation
10 387 (10.17%) TDD
11 383 (10.07%) MVC
12 378 (9.93%) DevOps
13 347 (9.12%) BDD
14 332 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
15 286 (7.52%) Waterfall
16 272 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
17 258 (6.78%) Mentoring
18 254 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 250 (6.57%) OOD
20 222 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,134 (29.80%) Java
2 1,026 (26.96%) SQL
3 797 (20.95%) C#
4 726 (19.08%) JavaScript
5 359 (9.43%) Python
6 233 (6.12%) C++
7 157 (4.13%) T-SQL
8 148 (3.89%) PHP
9 107 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 96 (2.52%) R
10 96 (2.52%) Ruby
11 90 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 75 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 71 (1.87%) Perl
14 70 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 66 (1.73%) C
15 66 (1.73%) Scala
16 63 (1.66%) Groovy
17 39 (1.02%) VB
18 37 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 605 (15.90%) Degree
2 247 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (2.02%) CISSP
3 77 (2.02%) ISEB
4 66 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 62 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 53 (1.39%) Master's Degree
7 44 (1.16%) CISM
8 42 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 34 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 31 (0.81%) PMP
11 30 (0.79%) CBAP
11 30 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (0.63%) CISA
13 17 (0.45%) PhD
14 13 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (0.29%) CCNA
16 11 (0.29%) CCSP
16 11 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 472 (12.40%) QA
2 67 (1.76%) GDPR
3 52 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.95%) MiFID
6 34 (0.89%) Basel III
7 28 (0.74%) EMIR
8 24 (0.63%) GCP
9 23 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
9 23 (0.60%) PMO
10 19 (0.50%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.32%) IFRS
11 12 (0.32%) IFRS 9
11 12 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.29%) SLA
13 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.13%) COBIT
14 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.13%) PSD2
15 3 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (2.79%) Docker
2 55 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.13%) HDFS
7 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.11%) Firmware
8 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.026%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.026%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 62 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 56 (1.47%) Puppet
3 55 (1.45%) Ansible
4 50 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (1.13%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.32%) Terraform
7 11 (0.29%) Core Impact
7 11 (0.29%) Nessus
8 9 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (0.24%) Nagios
8 9 (0.24%) Packer
9 5 (0.13%) Graphite
9 5 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.079%) Kibana
10 3 (0.079%) Salt
11 2 (0.053%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.053%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.053%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.053%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.053%) Oozie
Vendors
1 509 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 363 (9.54%) Oracle
3 163 (4.28%) SAP
4 116 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
6 48 (1.26%) hybris
6 48 (1.26%) IBM
7 47 (1.24%) HP
8 41 (1.08%) Google
9 38 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 37 (0.97%) Sybase
11 35 (0.92%) Informatica
12 33 (0.87%) Sitecore
13 29 (0.76%) Siebel
14 28 (0.74%) Murex
15 27 (0.71%) ION Trading
16 22 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
16 22 (0.58%) Tableau
17 18 (0.47%) Adobe
18 17 (0.45%) Pega