Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 59 82 66
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 -7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 2,700 918 2,195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.35% 3.83% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 4.07% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 736 1,671
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £89,063 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 48,322 22,576 48,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.70% 94.18% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32,060 19,061 39,039
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -3 302 £67,500 -6.90% 105
West London -14 85 £70,000 +21.74% 36
South London +29 82 £60,000 - 17
East London -18 26 £75,000 +7.14% 24
North London -10 6 £55,000 +28.87% 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,645 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
2 948 (35.11%) JavaScript
3 910 (33.70%) Finance
4 857 (31.74%) AWS
5 764 (28.30%) Software Engineering
6 752 (27.85%) CI/CD
7 746 (27.63%) Java
8 737 (27.30%) DevOps
9 698 (25.85%) Social Skills
10 680 (25.19%) Azure
11 642 (23.78%) Python
12 597 (22.11%) SQL
13 589 (21.81%) React
14 530 (19.63%) C#
15 503 (18.63%) Microservices
16 478 (17.70%) .NET
17 464 (17.19%) Docker
18 463 (17.15%) Scrum
19 445 (16.48%) Node.js
20 438 (16.22%) TDD
21 423 (15.67%) Mentoring
22 419 (15.52%) Test Automation
23 415 (15.37%) TypeScript
24 405 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
25 400 (14.81%) Full Stack Development
26 397 (14.70%) Kubernetes
27 382 (14.15%) HTML
28 376 (13.93%) Git (software)
29 347 (12.85%) CSS
30 328 (12.15%) Analytics

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 78 (2.89%) Confluence
2 66 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (1.41%) CMS
4 36 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.07%) Apache
6 20 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 18 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
8 17 (0.63%) WordPress
9 15 (0.56%) Apache Pulsar
10 12 (0.44%) nginx
11 10 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 9 (0.33%) SAS
13 7 (0.26%) WinCC
14 6 (0.22%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.19%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.19%) Hyperledger
15 5 (0.19%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.59%) Sketch
6 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.037%) MadCap Flare
8 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.44%) Shopify
3 7 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.19%) Magento
5 5 (0.19%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.15%) BASE24
6 4 (0.15%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.074%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 2 (0.074%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.074%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.037%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.037%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.037%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.037%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 857 (31.74%) AWS
2 680 (25.19%) Azure
3 320 (11.85%) GCP
4 284 (10.52%) Serverless
5 220 (8.15%) GitHub
6 143 (5.30%) SaaS
7 139 (5.15%) PaaS
8 131 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
9 72 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
10 64 (2.37%) Amazon EKS
11 60 (2.22%) IaaS
12 58 (2.15%) npm
13 53 (1.96%) Power Platform
14 51 (1.89%) OpenShift
15 50 (1.85%) Amazon S3
16 47 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
17 44 (1.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 42 (1.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 34 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
20 33 (1.22%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.96%) HTTP
2 49 (1.81%) Broadband
3 43 (1.59%) Internet
4 36 (1.33%) Network Security
5 33 (1.22%) Firewall
6 25 (0.93%) MQTT
7 21 (0.78%) DNS
8 19 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
9 13 (0.48%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.37%) Profibus
10 10 (0.37%) VPN
11 9 (0.33%) 5G
11 9 (0.33%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.30%) SAN
13 5 (0.19%) DHCP
13 5 (0.19%) SSL
14 4 (0.15%) ATM
14 4 (0.15%) FTP
14 4 (0.15%) MPLS
14 4 (0.15%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 217 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 165 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
4 137 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 119 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (4.33%) MySQL
7 87 (3.22%) Data Lake
8 81 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 76 (2.81%) MongoDB
9 76 (2.81%) Redis
10 69 (2.56%) Big Data
11 53 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 43 (1.59%) Power BI
14 40 (1.48%) BigQuery
15 39 (1.44%) Amazon Aurora
16 34 (1.26%) Hadoop
17 32 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
18 30 (1.11%) Blockchain
19 29 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 376 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 283 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 183 (6.78%) JIRA
4 137 (5.07%) TeamCity
5 129 (4.78%) Selenium
6 99 (3.67%) Cypress.io
7 84 (3.11%) webpack
8 76 (2.81%) Maven
9 75 (2.78%) Gradle
10 69 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 66 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 64 (2.37%) Bitbucket
13 58 (2.15%) GitLab
14 54 (2.00%) Postman
15 51 (1.89%) JUnit
16 49 (1.81%) NUnit
17 43 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (1.52%) Moq
18 41 (1.52%) Visual Studio
19 38 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 910 (33.70%) Finance
2 698 (25.85%) Social Skills
3 270 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 229 (8.48%) Banking
5 157 (5.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 122 (4.52%) Retail
7 117 (4.33%) Marketing
8 62 (2.30%) Law
9 61 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 60 (2.22%) Front Office
11 58 (2.15%) Presentation Skills
12 51 (1.89%) Publishing
13 50 (1.85%) Public Sector
14 41 (1.52%) Legal
15 37 (1.37%) Games
16 34 (1.26%) Back Office
17 32 (1.19%) Advertising
18 27 (1.00%) Telecoms
19 26 (0.96%) Retail Banking
20 23 (0.85%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 904 (33.48%) Developer
2 379 (14.04%) Software Engineer
3 297 (11.00%) Senior Developer
4 211 (7.81%) Analyst
5 192 (7.11%) Architect
6 153 (5.67%) Business Analyst
7 138 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 133 (4.93%) Lead Developer
9 132 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 121 (4.48%) Java Developer
11 120 (4.44%) Project Manager
12 116 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
13 93 (3.44%) .NET Developer
14 80 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 78 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
16 77 (2.85%) Salesforce Developer
17 73 (2.70%) Software Developer
18 72 (2.67%) React Developer
19 69 (2.56%) Data Engineer
19 69 (2.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (21.81%) React
2 478 (17.70%) .NET
3 445 (16.48%) Node.js
4 382 (14.15%) HTML
5 347 (12.85%) CSS
6 325 (12.04%) AngularJS
7 225 (8.33%) REST
8 190 (7.04%) Spring
9 187 (6.93%) .NET Core
10 184 (6.81%) RESTful
11 160 (5.93%) HTML5
12 159 (5.89%) Web Services
13 145 (5.37%) ASP.NET
14 138 (5.11%) .NET Framework
14 138 (5.11%) Kafka
15 125 (4.63%) Vue.js
16 117 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 96 (3.56%) Jest
18 93 (3.44%) Redux
19 90 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 223 (8.26%) User Experience
2 166 (6.15%) Cloud Native
3 133 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
3 133 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 120 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 111 (4.11%) Algorithms
6 100 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 83 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 81 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 78 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
10 68 (2.52%) Fixed Income
11 60 (2.22%) Public Cloud
12 56 (2.07%) Virtual Team
13 55 (2.04%) Hedge funds
14 53 (1.96%) Derivative
15 47 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
16 42 (1.56%) Video on Demand
17 36 (1.33%) Equities
18 35 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
19 30 (1.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 211 (7.81%) Linux
2 145 (5.37%) Unix
3 122 (4.52%) Windows
4 83 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 69 (2.56%) Android
6 19 (0.70%) zOS
7 12 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.30%) Kali Linux
9 7 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.19%) VMS
11 4 (0.15%) CentOS
12 3 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.074%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.037%) Debian
14 1 (0.037%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.037%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,645 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
2 764 (28.30%) Software Engineering
3 752 (27.85%) CI/CD
4 737 (27.30%) DevOps
5 503 (18.63%) Microservices
6 463 (17.15%) Scrum
7 438 (16.22%) TDD
8 423 (15.67%) Mentoring
9 419 (15.52%) Test Automation
10 405 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
11 400 (14.81%) Full Stack Development
12 328 (12.15%) Analytics
13 321 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
14 297 (11.00%) Project Management
15 271 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 257 (9.52%) Computer Science
17 208 (7.70%) BDD
18 191 (7.07%) Coaching
19 188 (6.96%) Workflow
20 185 (6.85%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 948 (35.11%) JavaScript
2 746 (27.63%) Java
3 642 (23.78%) Python
4 597 (22.11%) SQL
5 530 (19.63%) C#
6 415 (15.37%) TypeScript
7 147 (5.44%) C++
8 116 (4.30%) Scala
9 104 (3.85%) Bash
10 95 (3.52%) Go
10 95 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 94 (3.48%) R
12 89 (3.30%) PowerShell
13 88 (3.26%) Kotlin
14 83 (3.07%) ES6
15 80 (2.96%) PHP
16 57 (2.11%) Apex Code
17 51 (1.89%) Ruby
18 48 (1.78%) C
19 47 (1.74%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 311 (11.52%) Degree
2 95 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.48%) CISSP
5 40 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 32 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 28 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.81%) PMP
9 21 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 17 (0.63%) HNC
11 17 (0.63%) HND
12 14 (0.52%) AWS Certification
13 12 (0.44%) ISEB
13 12 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.37%) OSCP
15 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (11.33%) QA
2 51 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.44%) GDPR
4 32 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.67%) Accessibility
7 15 (0.56%) NIST
8 13 (0.48%) MiFID
8 13 (0.48%) PMO
9 12 (0.44%) HIPAA
10 11 (0.41%) EMIR
11 10 (0.37%) COBIT
12 9 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.19%) SLA
14 4 (0.15%) IEC 62304
14 4 (0.15%) ISO 13485
14 4 (0.15%) ISO 8583
15 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.11%) IEC 61131
15 3 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 464 (17.19%) Docker
2 42 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.30%) HDFS
6 6 (0.22%) Firmware
7 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.19%) vCloud
7 5 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.037%) LXC
Systems Management
1 397 (14.70%) Kubernetes
2 238 (8.81%) Terraform
3 139 (5.15%) Ansible
4 57 (2.11%) Prometheus
5 53 (1.96%) Grafana
6 45 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (0.93%) ZABBIX
8 23 (0.85%) Puppet
9 22 (0.81%) Kibana
9 22 (0.81%) logstash
10 21 (0.78%) Opsgenie
11 20 (0.74%) HAProxy
12 19 (0.70%) Pingdom
13 17 (0.63%) Istio
14 16 (0.59%) MIIS
15 14 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (0.48%) Nagios
17 7 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
17 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
17 7 (0.26%) Kiali
Vendors
1 298 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 179 (6.63%) Salesforce.com
3 158 (5.85%) Google
4 107 (3.96%) Oracle
5 67 (2.48%) LexisNexis
6 51 (1.89%) Databricks
7 38 (1.41%) IBM
8 34 (1.26%) Informatica
9 33 (1.22%) Cognizant
10 28 (1.04%) Samsung
11 25 (0.93%) Talend
12 24 (0.89%) Alibaba
13 22 (0.81%) Adobe
13 22 (0.81%) New Relic
13 22 (0.81%) SAP
14 20 (0.74%) Sage
14 20 (0.74%) ServiceNow
15 17 (0.63%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.63%) Siemens
16 16 (0.59%) Bloomberg