Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 59 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3,287 3,280 4,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.70% 4.76% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 5.22% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,526 2,717 3,446
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,610 £87,500 £83,750
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 64,186 62,810 76,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.79% 91.23% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 52,626 52,692 65,459
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 0 842 £65,000 +8.33% 96
West London -46 101 £50,000 -13.04% 42
South London -14 81 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North London +25 67 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East London +15 52 £42,500 -41.38% 11
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,874 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,182 (35.96%) Finance
3 1,009 (30.70%) SQL
4 892 (27.14%) Java
5 793 (24.13%) C#
6 717 (21.81%) .NET
7 663 (20.17%) JavaScript
8 652 (19.84%) Scrum
9 597 (18.16%) SQL Server
10 571 (17.37%) Degree
11 540 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
12 530 (16.12%) Microsoft
13 501 (15.24%) Software Engineering
14 479 (14.57%) HTML
15 460 (13.99%) Test Automation
16 459 (13.96%) Project Management
17 447 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
18 426 (12.96%) QA
19 408 (12.41%) TDD
20 400 (12.17%) Web Services
21 373 (11.35%) Python
22 366 (11.13%) DevOps
23 353 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
24 351 (10.68%) OO
25 345 (10.50%) Banking
26 332 (10.10%) JIRA
27 322 (9.80%) MVC
28 316 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
29 310 (9.43%) Computer Science
30 307 (9.34%) Continuous Integration

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 94 (2.86%) CMS
2 93 (2.83%) Confluence
3 87 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 67 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 64 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 42 (1.28%) IIS
8 33 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 31 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 29 (0.88%) Ethereum
11 28 (0.85%) Drupal
12 25 (0.76%) JBoss
13 24 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (0.67%) EPiServer
15 21 (0.64%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.58%) Apache
17 17 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
19 12 (0.37%) SAS
20 11 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 97 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 97 (2.95%) MS Visio
2 89 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.061%) FreeHand
7 2 (0.061%) SPSS
8 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.030%) InVision
Business Applications
1 69 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
3 24 (0.73%) Ripple
4 20 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 13 (0.40%) Magento
5 13 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
6 12 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.27%) Ripple XRP
8 9 (0.27%) RMDS
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
10 7 (0.21%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.18%) Infor CRM
12 5 (0.15%) Actimize
12 5 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
12 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
13 4 (0.12%) BASE24
13 4 (0.12%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 353 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 316 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (3.74%) SaaS
4 76 (2.31%) GitHub
5 67 (2.04%) IaaS
6 51 (1.55%) PaaS
7 45 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 39 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (1.00%) Force.com
10 32 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 25 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
14 21 (0.64%) CloudBees
15 20 (0.61%) Office 365
16 17 (0.52%) npm
17 14 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 13 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
19 12 (0.37%) Slack
20 11 (0.33%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.13%) Firewall
2 54 (1.64%) Internet
3 52 (1.58%) HTTP
4 32 (0.97%) Intranet
5 29 (0.88%) Network Security
6 28 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 25 (0.76%) DNS
8 16 (0.49%) VPN
9 15 (0.46%) AMQP
9 15 (0.46%) SMTP
10 11 (0.33%) DHCP
11 10 (0.30%) Broadband
12 9 (0.27%) Multicast
12 9 (0.27%) SSL
13 6 (0.18%) FTP
13 6 (0.18%) SNMP
14 5 (0.15%) 3G
15 4 (0.12%) CHAP
15 4 (0.12%) ICMP
15 4 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (18.16%) SQL Server
2 198 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 180 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 171 (5.20%) MySQL
5 168 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 164 (4.99%) NoSQL
7 156 (4.75%) Big Data
8 136 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 100 (3.04%) MongoDB
10 99 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 79 (2.40%) Blockchain
12 73 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
14 68 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 62 (1.89%) RDBMS
16 58 (1.76%) Hadoop
17 52 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (1.31%) Oracle Database
19 40 (1.22%) Redis
20 39 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 332 (10.10%) JIRA
2 274 (8.34%) Git (software)
3 213 (6.48%) Selenium
4 195 (5.93%) Jenkins
5 171 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 140 (4.26%) Maven
7 125 (3.80%) Subversion
8 117 (3.56%) TeamCity
8 117 (3.56%) Visual Studio
9 112 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 109 (3.32%) JUnit
11 75 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 54 (1.64%) JMeter
13 48 (1.46%) WebDriver
14 46 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 43 (1.31%) NUnit
16 40 (1.22%) HP UFT
16 40 (1.22%) Jasmine
17 39 (1.19%) Gradle
18 32 (0.97%) Travis CI
General
1 1,182 (35.96%) Finance
2 345 (10.50%) Banking
3 255 (7.76%) Retail
4 131 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 123 (3.74%) Front Office
6 117 (3.56%) Advertising
7 106 (3.22%) Marketing
8 105 (3.19%) Games
9 82 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 76 (2.31%) Legal
11 59 (1.79%) Back Office
12 48 (1.46%) Publishing
12 48 (1.46%) Telecoms
13 47 (1.43%) Law
14 19 (0.58%) Electronics
15 17 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.46%) Online Betting
17 13 (0.40%) Billing
18 12 (0.37%) Military
19 11 (0.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1,053 (32.04%) Developer
2 565 (17.19%) Analyst
3 358 (10.89%) Business Analyst
4 333 (10.13%) Architect
5 258 (7.85%) Java Developer
6 248 (7.54%) Senior Developer
7 231 (7.03%) Project Manager
8 204 (6.21%) C# Developer
9 181 (5.51%) .NET Developer
10 136 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 127 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
12 119 (3.62%) Consultant
13 116 (3.53%) Software Developer
14 112 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
15 98 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
16 86 (2.62%) SQL Developer
17 76 (2.31%) Test Analyst
18 75 (2.28%) Full Stack Developer
19 69 (2.10%) Development Manager
19 69 (2.10%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 717 (21.81%) .NET
2 479 (14.57%) HTML
3 400 (12.17%) Web Services
4 307 (9.34%) AngularJS
4 307 (9.34%) CSS
5 259 (7.88%) Spring
6 241 (7.33%) ASP.NET
7 233 (7.09%) XML
8 208 (6.33%) REST
9 183 (5.57%) HTML5
10 169 (5.14%) jQuery
11 161 (4.90%) .NET Framework
11 161 (4.90%) RESTful
12 140 (4.26%) Node.js
13 134 (4.08%) JSON
14 133 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 130 (3.95%) React
16 129 (3.92%) WCF
17 117 (3.56%) SOAP
18 114 (3.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 447 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 310 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 175 (5.32%) User Experience
4 173 (5.26%) Fintech
5 145 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
6 120 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 118 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
8 114 (3.47%) Management Information System
9 104 (3.16%) Mobile App
10 100 (3.04%) Algorithms
11 77 (2.34%) Data Structures
12 73 (2.22%) Hedge funds
13 72 (2.19%) Equities
14 57 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 56 (1.70%) Derivative
16 48 (1.46%) Fixed Income
17 43 (1.31%) PMI
18 42 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
19 39 (1.19%) Bitcoin
20 34 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 293 (8.91%) Linux
2 192 (5.84%) Windows
3 128 (3.89%) Unix
4 28 (0.85%) Android
4 28 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 23 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (0.61%) VMS
7 18 (0.55%) CoreOS
8 14 (0.43%) CentOS
9 11 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.30%) Kali Linux
10 10 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.21%) Solaris
11 7 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.15%) DC/OS
12 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,874 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (19.84%) Scrum
3 540 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
4 501 (15.24%) Software Engineering
5 460 (13.99%) Test Automation
6 459 (13.96%) Project Management
7 408 (12.41%) TDD
8 366 (11.13%) DevOps
9 351 (10.68%) OO
10 322 (9.80%) MVC
11 307 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
12 287 (8.73%) Waterfall
13 280 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 249 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
14 249 (7.58%) E-Commerce
15 242 (7.36%) Business Analysis
16 229 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
17 220 (6.69%) BDD
18 218 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 204 (6.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,009 (30.70%) SQL
2 892 (27.14%) Java
3 793 (24.13%) C#
4 663 (20.17%) JavaScript
5 373 (11.35%) Python
6 207 (6.30%) T-SQL
7 151 (4.59%) PHP
8 148 (4.50%) C++
9 119 (3.62%) Ruby
10 110 (3.35%) PowerShell
11 93 (2.83%) Scala
12 81 (2.46%) Java 8
13 80 (2.43%) C
14 79 (2.40%) Perl
15 75 (2.28%) Bash Shell
16 70 (2.13%) VBA
17 61 (1.86%) Groovy
18 56 (1.70%) PL/SQL
19 53 (1.61%) Apex Code
20 37 (1.13%) R
Qualifications
1 571 (17.37%) Degree
2 177 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 83 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 67 (2.04%) ISEB
5 67 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 66 (2.01%) CISSP
7 47 (1.43%) PMP
8 45 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 37 (1.13%) CISA
10 36 (1.10%) Master's Degree
11 31 (0.94%) CISM
12 29 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 25 (0.76%) IIBA
14 20 (0.61%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (0.37%) CBAP
17 10 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (0.30%) OSCP
17 10 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (12.96%) QA
2 67 (2.04%) GDPR
3 59 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 41 (1.25%) PMO
6 19 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.49%) MiFID
8 15 (0.46%) PSD2
9 14 (0.43%) GCP
10 9 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.21%) COBIT
12 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.18%) SLA
14 4 (0.12%) EMIR
15 3 (0.091%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.061%) IFRS
16 2 (0.061%) IFRS 9
16 2 (0.061%) PMBOK
16 2 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 152 (4.62%) Docker
2 42 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.24%) HDFS
8 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.15%) NFS
9 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.12%) Firmware
11 3 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.030%) GridGain
13 1 (0.030%) KVM
13 1 (0.030%) Samba
13 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 90 (2.74%) Puppet
2 80 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (2.37%) Ansible
4 58 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 47 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 35 (1.06%) Terraform
7 23 (0.70%) Nagios
8 20 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
9 19 (0.58%) Automic
9 19 (0.58%) Graphite
9 19 (0.58%) Packer
10 18 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (0.40%) HP ALM
12 12 (0.37%) Nessus
13 10 (0.30%) Core Impact
13 10 (0.30%) Kibana
14 8 (0.24%) logstash
15 6 (0.18%) Salt
16 5 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.15%) Mesos
Vendors
1 530 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 268 (8.15%) Oracle
3 145 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
4 93 (2.83%) SAP
5 51 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 50 (1.52%) HP
6 50 (1.52%) IBM
6 50 (1.52%) Tableau
7 49 (1.49%) Google
8 45 (1.37%) hybris
9 39 (1.19%) Pega
10 32 (0.97%) Capita
11 31 (0.94%) Siebel
12 29 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
12 29 (0.88%) VMware
13 28 (0.85%) AppDynamics
13 28 (0.85%) Informatica
13 28 (0.85%) Sybase
14 25 (0.76%) Bloomberg
14 25 (0.76%) Cognizant