Period
to 21 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 57 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 2,205 2,899 3,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.29% 4.62% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 4.99% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,669 2,300 2,273
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £94,750
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 47,949 58,062 65,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.30% 92.59% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38,467 46,887 52,275
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 January 2020.

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 2020. 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 +3 634 £65,000 -3.70% 91
West London -22 98 £60,000 +14.29% 35
South London -8 55 £62,000 +18.10% 13
East London +5 19 £70,000 +40.00% 17
North London -19 8 £43,750 -7.89% 2
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 1,225 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 713 (32.34%) Finance
3 529 (23.99%) C#
4 500 (22.68%) Java
5 491 (22.27%) SQL
6 468 (21.22%) JavaScript
7 456 (20.68%) .NET
8 451 (20.45%) DevOps
9 443 (20.09%) Scrum
10 389 (17.64%) Azure
11 377 (17.10%) AWS
12 364 (16.51%) Software Engineering
13 345 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
14 327 (14.83%) SQL Server
15 324 (14.69%) Project Management
16 296 (13.42%) Degree
17 295 (13.38%) Test Automation
18 288 (13.06%) HTML
18 288 (13.06%) Microsoft
19 283 (12.83%) Python
20 274 (12.43%) Banking
21 270 (12.24%) TDD
21 270 (12.24%) Computer Science
22 267 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
23 252 (11.43%) Linux
24 247 (11.20%) QA
25 235 (10.66%) CSS
26 233 (10.57%) Docker
27 232 (10.52%) JIRA
28 226 (10.25%) Windows

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 (4.40%) Confluence
2 68 (3.08%) IIS
3 44 (2.00%) CMS
4 38 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 37 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.36%) EPiServer
8 28 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.77%) Apache
12 15 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
13 14 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
17 10 (0.45%) Drupal
18 8 (0.36%) WebSphere
19 7 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.045%) Figma
9 1 (0.045%) Houdini
9 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.045%) InVision
9 1 (0.045%) Maya
9 1 (0.045%) NUKE
9 1 (0.045%) Sketch
9 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 28 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.95%) Magento
4 12 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.14%) Shopify
11 2 (0.091%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.091%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.091%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 389 (17.64%) Azure
2 377 (17.10%) AWS
3 81 (3.67%) SaaS
4 78 (3.54%) GCP
5 72 (3.27%) PaaS
6 58 (2.63%) Serverless
7 50 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
7 50 (2.27%) GitHub
8 46 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
10 36 (1.63%) IaaS
11 35 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (1.59%) Power Platform
12 34 (1.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 33 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (1.22%) Amazon S3
15 24 (1.09%) Office 365
16 20 (0.91%) Datadog
17 18 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 17 (0.77%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.54%) Firewall
2 46 (2.09%) Internet
3 32 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.09%) DNS
5 22 (1.00%) HTTP
6 19 (0.86%) Intranet
7 18 (0.82%) SSL
8 13 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (0.59%) SMTP
9 7 (0.32%) IPsec
9 7 (0.32%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.27%) SSH
10 6 (0.27%) VLAN
11 5 (0.23%) X.509
12 2 (0.091%) AMQP
12 2 (0.091%) Broadband
12 2 (0.091%) DSL
12 2 (0.091%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.091%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.72%) MySQL
3 73 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 66 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 61 (2.77%) Big Data
7 61 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 42 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 38 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 32 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 28 (1.27%) Power BI
16 26 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
17 24 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
18 17 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 232 (10.52%) JIRA
2 202 (9.16%) Git (software)
3 135 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 105 (4.76%) Selenium
5 96 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (2.90%) Visual Studio
7 62 (2.81%) Maven
8 53 (2.40%) Subversion
9 52 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 49 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 40 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 37 (1.68%) TeamCity
13 35 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 35 (1.59%) SpecFlow
14 34 (1.54%) SonarQube
15 32 (1.45%) Bitbucket
15 32 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (1.27%) Zephyr
17 27 (1.22%) JUnit
18 26 (1.18%) Gradle
General
1 713 (32.34%) Finance
2 274 (12.43%) Banking
3 122 (5.53%) Retail
4 99 (4.49%) Marketing
5 76 (3.45%) Front Office
6 45 (2.04%) Advertising
7 42 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 41 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.63%) Games
10 25 (1.13%) Legal
11 22 (1.00%) Billing
12 19 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.68%) Back Office
14 12 (0.54%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.32%) French Language
15 7 (0.32%) German Language
15 7 (0.32%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.27%) Dutch Language
16 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 668 (30.29%) Developer
2 328 (14.88%) Analyst
3 221 (10.02%) Business Analyst
4 175 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 152 (6.89%) Architect
6 148 (6.71%) .NET Developer
7 143 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 141 (6.39%) C# Developer
9 132 (5.99%) Java Developer
10 126 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 96 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 80 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 75 (3.40%) Software Developer
14 65 (2.95%) Consultant
15 53 (2.40%) Senior DevOps
15 53 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
16 52 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
17 51 (2.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 49 (2.22%) Lead Developer
18 49 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (20.68%) .NET
2 288 (13.06%) HTML
3 235 (10.66%) CSS
4 199 (9.02%) ASP.NET
5 185 (8.39%) AngularJS
6 166 (7.53%) Node.js
7 158 (7.17%) Web Services
8 143 (6.49%) React
9 120 (5.44%) REST
10 118 (5.35%) XML
11 102 (4.63%) Spring
12 82 (3.72%) JSON
13 81 (3.67%) .NET Core
14 79 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 77 (3.49%) Kafka
15 77 (3.49%) RESTful
16 76 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 71 (3.22%) Middleware
17 71 (3.22%) Spring Boot
18 70 (3.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 267 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
3 109 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
4 88 (3.99%) User Experience
5 69 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 67 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 62 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 59 (2.68%) Hedge funds
9 52 (2.36%) Algorithms
10 47 (2.13%) Social Network
11 46 (2.09%) Fixed Income
12 45 (2.04%) Reinsurance
13 44 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
14 43 (1.95%) Cloud Native
15 33 (1.50%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.27%) iSeries
17 22 (1.00%) Private Cloud
18 21 (0.95%) Virtual Team
19 18 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 17 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 252 (11.43%) Linux
2 226 (10.25%) Windows
3 100 (4.54%) Unix
4 58 (2.63%) Android
5 54 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.73%) Kali Linux
8 13 (0.59%) Solaris
9 12 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.32%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.27%) CentOS
12 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.18%) Fedora
13 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.045%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,225 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (20.45%) DevOps
3 443 (20.09%) Scrum
4 364 (16.51%) Software Engineering
5 345 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
6 324 (14.69%) Project Management
7 295 (13.38%) Test Automation
8 270 (12.24%) Computer Science
8 270 (12.24%) TDD
9 212 (9.61%) Microservices
10 208 (9.43%) OO
11 192 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 182 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
13 175 (7.94%) Business Analysis
14 171 (7.76%) Fintech
15 168 (7.62%) Analytics
16 164 (7.44%) Mentoring
17 162 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 151 (6.85%) BDD
19 148 (6.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 529 (23.99%) C#
2 500 (22.68%) Java
3 491 (22.27%) SQL
4 468 (21.22%) JavaScript
5 283 (12.83%) Python
6 119 (5.40%) PowerShell
7 100 (4.54%) T-SQL
8 82 (3.72%) Bash Shell
9 77 (3.49%) Java 8
10 70 (3.17%) Go
11 65 (2.95%) C++
11 65 (2.95%) PHP
12 62 (2.81%) C
13 48 (2.18%) PL/SQL
13 48 (2.18%) TypeScript
14 47 (2.13%) Ruby
15 40 (1.81%) VBA
16 37 (1.68%) Scala
17 31 (1.41%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 296 (13.42%) Degree
2 106 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (1.72%) Master's Degree
4 33 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 25 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 24 (1.09%) ISEB
7 23 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 18 (0.82%) CISSP
8 18 (0.82%) PMP
9 17 (0.77%) SANS
10 15 (0.68%) PhD
10 15 (0.68%) SAFe Agilist
11 14 (0.63%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.45%) CREST Certified
14 9 (0.41%) CSSLP
15 8 (0.36%) CEH
15 8 (0.36%) MCSE
16 7 (0.32%) GIAC
17 6 (0.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (11.20%) QA
2 38 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.45%) GDPR
4 31 (1.41%) SLA
5 30 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 23 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.95%) PMO
8 11 (0.50%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.27%) NIST
10 4 (0.18%) EMIR
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.091%) PSD2
12 2 (0.091%) SEPA
12 2 (0.091%) WCAG
13 1 (0.045%) GxP
13 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.045%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 233 (10.57%) Docker
2 40 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.23%) NFS
4 5 (0.23%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.18%) HDFS
5 4 (0.18%) Samba
5 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.18%) vSphere
5 4 (0.18%) Xen
6 3 (0.14%) Firmware
6 3 (0.14%) Snort
7 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.091%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.045%) Ceph
8 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.045%) Lustre
8 1 (0.045%) LXC
8 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 177 (8.03%) Kubernetes
2 156 (7.07%) Ansible
3 119 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (5.35%) Terraform
5 100 (4.54%) Puppet
6 27 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (1.13%) Prometheus
8 22 (1.00%) Istio
9 19 (0.86%) Nessus
9 19 (0.86%) Rancher
10 17 (0.77%) HP ALM
11 12 (0.54%) Grafana
11 12 (0.54%) Nagios
11 12 (0.54%) Nmap
12 11 (0.50%) Kibana
13 9 (0.41%) Control-M
13 9 (0.41%) Sysdig
14 8 (0.36%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.32%) Automic
15 7 (0.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 288 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 222 (10.07%) Oracle
3 145 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 59 (2.68%) WorldPay
5 55 (2.49%) IBM
5 55 (2.49%) Informatica
6 51 (2.31%) Splunk
7 45 (2.04%) SAP
8 43 (1.95%) AppDynamics
8 43 (1.95%) Google
9 42 (1.90%) FIS
9 42 (1.90%) Tableau
10 31 (1.41%) HP
11 24 (1.09%) Atlassian
12 23 (1.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 21 (0.95%) Adobe
14 19 (0.86%) CyberArk
14 19 (0.86%) PagerDuty
15 17 (0.77%) New Relic
15 17 (0.77%) Sitecore