Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 36 58
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3,104 4,949 3,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.60% 6.52% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 7.03% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,349 2,472 3,116
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £94,875 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 61,859 70,404 69,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.58% 92.81% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 50,040 54,203 60,156
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,149
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +8 700 £65,000 +4.00% 130
West London +31 168 £52,500 +12.90% 57
South London +5 75 £50,000 -9.09% 10
East London -22 32 £50,000 -16.67% 18
North London +9 14 £40,000 -20.00% 6
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 1,724 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,142 (36.79%) Finance
3 869 (28.00%) SQL
4 857 (27.61%) Java
5 807 (26.00%) C#
6 686 (22.10%) .NET
7 673 (21.68%) JavaScript
8 603 (19.43%) Scrum
9 565 (18.20%) Problem-Solving
10 535 (17.24%) Degree
11 522 (16.82%) SQL Server
12 470 (15.14%) Project Management
13 469 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
14 456 (14.69%) Test Automation
15 447 (14.40%) DevOps
15 447 (14.40%) HTML
16 439 (14.14%) Microsoft
17 435 (14.01%) Software Engineering
18 419 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 412 (13.27%) QA
20 408 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
21 388 (12.50%) AngularJS
22 367 (11.82%) TDD
23 363 (11.69%) CSS
24 362 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
25 350 (11.28%) Python
26 342 (11.02%) Web Services
26 342 (11.02%) JIRA
27 336 (10.82%) Banking
28 331 (10.66%) Linux

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
1 119 (3.83%) Confluence
2 78 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 75 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 73 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 71 (2.29%) CMS
6 57 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
7 52 (1.68%) Apache
8 47 (1.51%) IIS
9 42 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (1.22%) Tomcat
11 36 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 33 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 31 (1.00%) Ethereum
14 25 (0.81%) JBoss
15 16 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.45%) Hyperledger
17 13 (0.42%) EPiServer
18 12 (0.39%) Drupal
18 12 (0.39%) NServiceBus
18 12 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 61 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
5 39 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 84 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.00%) Magento
3 27 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 26 (0.84%) Scribe Insight
5 23 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
7 13 (0.42%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.26%) Ripple
9 6 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.16%) Actimize
10 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.13%) CA PPM
11 4 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
12 3 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
12 3 (0.097%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 419 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 362 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 85 (2.74%) SaaS
5 82 (2.64%) PaaS
6 80 (2.58%) GitHub
7 57 (1.84%) IaaS
8 43 (1.39%) Serverless
9 32 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 29 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (0.90%) CloudBees
12 27 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
13 21 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
15 18 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
16 17 (0.55%) npm
16 17 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.74%) Firewall
2 49 (1.58%) HTTP
3 41 (1.32%) Internet
4 23 (0.74%) DNS
4 23 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.48%) Network Security
6 14 (0.45%) SMS
6 14 (0.45%) VPN
7 13 (0.42%) DHCP
8 7 (0.23%) SSL
9 6 (0.19%) Anycast
9 6 (0.19%) Quagga
9 6 (0.19%) SMTP
10 5 (0.16%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.16%) NFC
10 5 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.16%) SAN
11 4 (0.13%) FTP
11 4 (0.13%) LAN
11 4 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 236 (7.60%) Big Data
3 203 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
4 176 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 154 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 149 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 121 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (2.77%) MySQL
8 86 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 85 (2.74%) Blockchain
10 75 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 66 (2.13%) Power BI
12 52 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 50 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 49 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
15 45 (1.45%) DB2
16 39 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 39 (1.26%) RDBMS
17 38 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 342 (11.02%) JIRA
2 299 (9.63%) Git (software)
3 250 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 200 (6.44%) Selenium
5 142 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 130 (4.19%) Visual Studio
7 129 (4.16%) Subversion
8 107 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 93 (3.00%) Maven
10 82 (2.64%) JUnit
11 76 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 72 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
12 72 (2.32%) WebDriver
13 69 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
14 68 (2.19%) Cucumber
15 61 (1.97%) NUnit
16 59 (1.90%) SpecFlow
17 49 (1.58%) HP UFT
18 48 (1.55%) Gradle
19 41 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 1,142 (36.79%) Finance
2 336 (10.82%) Banking
3 196 (6.31%) Retail
4 176 (5.67%) Financial Institution
5 168 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 133 (4.28%) Front Office
7 124 (3.99%) Marketing
8 105 (3.38%) Advertising
9 82 (2.64%) Games
10 53 (1.71%) Telecoms
11 42 (1.35%) Publishing
12 41 (1.32%) Back Office
13 38 (1.22%) Legal
14 36 (1.16%) Billing
15 25 (0.81%) Law
16 19 (0.61%) Manufacturing
17 17 (0.55%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.52%) Electronics
19 10 (0.32%) German Language
20 9 (0.29%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,041 (33.54%) Developer
2 489 (15.75%) Analyst
3 312 (10.05%) Business Analyst
4 244 (7.86%) Java Developer
5 237 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 216 (6.96%) .NET Developer
7 212 (6.83%) Architect
8 190 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 187 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 148 (4.77%) Software Developer
11 141 (4.54%) Consultant
12 115 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 115 (3.70%) Software Engineer
13 102 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
14 98 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
15 84 (2.71%) Team Leader
16 80 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
17 76 (2.45%) SQL Developer
18 72 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
19 67 (2.16%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (22.10%) .NET
2 447 (14.40%) HTML
3 388 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 363 (11.69%) CSS
5 342 (11.02%) Web Services
6 257 (8.28%) ASP.NET
7 210 (6.77%) XML
8 202 (6.51%) REST
8 202 (6.51%) Spring
9 196 (6.31%) RESTful
10 177 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 175 (5.64%) HTML5
12 172 (5.54%) React
13 152 (4.90%) JSON
14 133 (4.28%) Node.js
15 128 (4.12%) SOAP
16 121 (3.90%) jQuery
17 120 (3.87%) Kafka
18 111 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 104 (3.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 469 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
2 322 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 203 (6.54%) User Experience
4 161 (5.19%) Fintech
5 144 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
6 124 (3.99%) Cyberthreat
7 115 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
8 112 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
9 103 (3.32%) Mobile App
10 88 (2.84%) Equities
11 70 (2.26%) Management Information System
12 69 (2.22%) Algorithms
13 59 (1.90%) Virtual Team
14 56 (1.80%) Data Structures
15 54 (1.74%) Fixed Income
16 49 (1.58%) Derivative
17 39 (1.26%) Hedge funds
18 30 (0.97%) Reinsurance
19 29 (0.93%) Social Network
20 28 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 331 (10.66%) Linux
2 243 (7.83%) Windows
3 186 (5.99%) Unix
4 50 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.16%) Android
6 28 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 27 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 26 (0.84%) CentOS
8 26 (0.84%) CoreOS
9 20 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.35%) Solaris
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.23%) VMS
13 6 (0.19%) Debian
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.16%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.13%) AIX
15 4 (0.13%) HPUX
15 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.097%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,724 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
2 603 (19.43%) Scrum
3 565 (18.20%) Problem-Solving
4 470 (15.14%) Project Management
5 456 (14.69%) Test Automation
6 447 (14.40%) DevOps
7 435 (14.01%) Software Engineering
8 408 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
9 367 (11.82%) TDD
10 308 (9.92%) Business Analysis
11 304 (9.79%) Waterfall
12 286 (9.21%) OO
13 245 (7.89%) Analytics
14 244 (7.86%) Microservices
15 240 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 238 (7.67%) E-Commerce
17 217 (6.99%) MVC
18 215 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
19 209 (6.73%) Mentoring
20 202 (6.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 869 (28.00%) SQL
2 857 (27.61%) Java
3 807 (26.00%) C#
4 673 (21.68%) JavaScript
5 350 (11.28%) Python
6 217 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 183 (5.90%) C++
8 144 (4.64%) PowerShell
9 134 (4.32%) PHP
10 113 (3.64%) Java 8
11 98 (3.16%) Perl
12 80 (2.58%) C
13 70 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 68 (2.19%) PL/SQL
15 64 (2.06%) Scala
16 62 (2.00%) VBA
17 60 (1.93%) Shell Script
18 49 (1.58%) VB.NET
19 45 (1.45%) Ruby
20 43 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 535 (17.24%) Degree
2 155 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (2.93%) ISEB
4 65 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 54 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 48 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 40 (1.29%) Master's Degree
8 37 (1.19%) CISSP
9 35 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 27 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (0.68%) PMP
14 16 (0.52%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
16 11 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (0.29%) CISM
18 6 (0.19%) AWS Certification
18 6 (0.19%) CISA
19 5 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (13.27%) QA
2 48 (1.55%) PMO
3 41 (1.32%) GDPR
4 25 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (0.42%) MiFID
7 11 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.35%) SLA
8 9 (0.29%) COBIT
9 5 (0.16%) Basel III
10 4 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.13%) PSD2
10 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.13%) WAI
11 2 (0.064%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.064%) GCP
11 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.064%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 194 (6.25%) Docker
2 48 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.29%) HDFS
7 8 (0.26%) vSphere
8 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.064%) XenApp
10 2 (0.064%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.032%) Firmware
11 1 (0.032%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.032%) Samba
11 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (3.64%) Ansible
2 110 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (3.00%) Puppet
4 77 (2.48%) Kubernetes
5 67 (2.16%) Terraform
6 29 (0.93%) Graphite
7 27 (0.87%) Nagios
8 26 (0.84%) Automic
8 26 (0.84%) Packer
9 20 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.58%) HP ALM
11 17 (0.55%) Kibana
12 13 (0.42%) logstash
13 11 (0.35%) Grafana
14 10 (0.32%) Mesos
15 9 (0.29%) Salt
16 8 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
17 6 (0.19%) Rancher
18 5 (0.16%) Prometheus
18 5 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 439 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 273 (8.80%) Oracle
3 118 (3.80%) Google
4 112 (3.61%) IBM
5 110 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
6 93 (3.00%) SAP
7 69 (2.22%) Tableau
8 58 (1.87%) Sybase
9 48 (1.55%) VMware
10 42 (1.35%) Splunk
11 32 (1.03%) HP
12 29 (0.93%) hybris
13 28 (0.90%) Demandware
14 27 (0.87%) AppDynamics
15 26 (0.84%) XebiaLabs
16 25 (0.81%) Informatica
16 25 (0.81%) WorldPay
17 22 (0.71%) Sitecore
18 20 (0.64%) Citrix
19 19 (0.61%) Omniture