Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 4961 3626 4225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.69% 4.75% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 5.24% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2441 3145 3366
London median annual salary £60,380 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
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 67909 69155 79467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 90.61% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 51861 59678 66867
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £86,250
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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -23 568 £62,500 +4.17% 51
West London -14 159 £47,500 -11.63% 12
South London -3 72 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East London +15 56 £60,000 -11.11% 9
North London +2 10 £52,500 +40.00% 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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 2968 (59.83%) Finance
2 2287 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 2233 (45.01%) Banking
4 1988 (40.07%) Investment Banking
5 1969 (39.69%) Asset Management
6 1926 (38.82%) Wealth Management
7 1882 (37.94%) Retail Banking
8 1535 (30.94%) Java
9 1511 (30.46%) Analytical Skills
10 1270 (25.60%) SQL
11 1098 (22.13%) Project Management
12 938 (18.91%) .NET
13 925 (18.65%) C#
14 855 (17.23%) Business Analysis
15 824 (16.61%) Scrum
16 813 (16.39%) Degree
17 783 (15.78%) JavaScript
18 686 (13.83%) OO
19 654 (13.18%) JIRA
20 621 (12.52%) Oracle
21 620 (12.50%) Front Office
22 614 (12.38%) Microsoft
23 612 (12.34%) SQL Server
24 611 (12.32%) HTML
25 582 (11.73%) BDD
26 566 (11.41%) Software Engineering
27 546 (11.01%) TDD
28 506 (10.20%) Test Automation
29 503 (10.14%) QA
30 491 (9.90%) Computer Science

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
1 264 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 171 (3.45%) Apache
3 138 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 121 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 116 (2.34%) CMS
6 111 (2.24%) Confluence
7 76 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 60 (1.21%) JBoss
9 49 (0.99%) IIS
10 48 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
11 46 (0.93%) DataSynapse
12 43 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 39 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 35 (0.71%) EPiServer
15 33 (0.67%) Umbraco
16 26 (0.52%) Apache Geronimo
17 23 (0.46%) WildFly
18 17 (0.34%) Apache TomEE
19 15 (0.30%) Apache Solr
19 15 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 308 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 90 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 78 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 73 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 27 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.10%) Campfire
10 3 (0.060%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.020%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.020%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 67 (1.35%) Actimize
2 47 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
4 23 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (0.44%) RMDS
6 20 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
7 14 (0.28%) Pega PRPC
7 14 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
8 9 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.16%) Global One
10 7 (0.14%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.12%) Magento
11 6 (0.12%) MetaTrader
11 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
11 6 (0.12%) Workday HCM
12 4 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 249 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (3.97%) GitHub
3 186 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 129 (2.60%) SaaS
5 49 (0.99%) IaaS
6 47 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 44 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (0.75%) Force.com
9 31 (0.62%) PaaS
10 26 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 24 (0.48%) iPaaS
12 16 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.26%) CloudBees
14 12 (0.24%) Office 365
15 9 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
15 9 (0.18%) Serverless
15 9 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 70 (1.41%) Firewall
2 64 (1.29%) LDAP
3 57 (1.15%) Internet
4 42 (0.85%) Intranet
5 38 (0.77%) HTTP
6 28 (0.56%) DNS
7 26 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.36%) Network Security
9 13 (0.26%) SSL
10 11 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (0.20%) SAN
11 10 (0.20%) SMS
12 9 (0.18%) LAN
12 9 (0.18%) WAN
13 8 (0.16%) VoIP
14 7 (0.14%) FTP
15 6 (0.12%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.12%) Unified Communications
16 5 (0.10%) HTTPS
17 4 (0.081%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 330 (6.65%) Relational Database
3 242 (4.88%) Big Data
4 199 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 189 (3.81%) Hadoop
6 174 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 161 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 159 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 150 (3.02%) MySQL
10 131 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 129 (2.60%) NoSQL
12 99 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
13 91 (1.83%) KDB
14 90 (1.81%) Neo4j
15 66 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
16 64 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 56 (1.13%) MongoDB
17 56 (1.13%) Power BI
18 45 (0.91%) Star Schema
19 42 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 654 (13.18%) JIRA
2 348 (7.01%) TeamCity
3 300 (6.05%) Maven
4 269 (5.42%) Selenium
5 234 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 223 (4.50%) Git (software)
7 204 (4.11%) Subversion
8 189 (3.81%) JUnit
9 175 (3.53%) Visual Studio
10 138 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 132 (2.66%) Cucumber
12 114 (2.30%) NUnit
13 75 (1.51%) Gradle
14 71 (1.43%) Jasmine
15 62 (1.25%) HP UFT
16 59 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
17 53 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 52 (1.05%) Protractor
18 52 (1.05%) TestNG
19 51 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2968 (59.83%) Finance
2 2233 (45.01%) Banking
3 1988 (40.07%) Investment Banking
4 1882 (37.94%) Retail Banking
5 620 (12.50%) Front Office
6 246 (4.96%) Retail
7 151 (3.04%) Financial Institution
8 113 (2.28%) Marketing
9 108 (2.18%) Back Office
9 108 (2.18%) Legal
10 95 (1.91%) Advertising
10 95 (1.91%) Games
11 93 (1.87%) Publishing
12 59 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 35 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.38%) Polish Language
15 18 (0.36%) Law
15 18 (0.36%) Music Industry
16 17 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1442 (29.07%) Developer
2 1098 (22.13%) Analyst
3 990 (19.96%) Business Analyst
4 408 (8.22%) Architect
5 361 (7.28%) Java Developer
6 357 (7.20%) Senior Developer
7 282 (5.68%) .NET Developer
8 261 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 257 (5.18%) Software Engineer
10 220 (4.43%) Project Manager
11 170 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
12 162 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
13 149 (3.00%) Senior Business Analyst
14 138 (2.78%) Consultant
14 138 (2.78%) Lead Developer
15 135 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
16 133 (2.68%) Lead Business Analyst
17 130 (2.62%) IT Analyst
18 124 (2.50%) Business IT Analyst
19 123 (2.48%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 938 (18.91%) .NET
2 611 (12.32%) HTML
3 423 (8.53%) AngularJS
4 412 (8.30%) Web Services
5 406 (8.18%) Spring
6 402 (8.10%) CSS
7 333 (6.71%) XML
8 329 (6.63%) REST
9 318 (6.41%) ASP.NET
10 258 (5.20%) .NET Framework
11 256 (5.16%) HTML5
12 254 (5.12%) jQuery
13 190 (3.83%) SOAP
14 188 (3.79%) Hibernate
15 164 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 160 (3.23%) J2EE
17 150 (3.02%) RESTful
18 149 (3.00%) Node.js
18 149 (3.00%) WCF
19 141 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1511 (30.46%) Analytical Skills
2 491 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 385 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 331 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 305 (6.15%) Derivative
6 268 (5.40%) Equities
7 254 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
8 228 (4.60%) Fixed Income
9 198 (3.99%) Credit Risk
10 186 (3.75%) User Experience
11 167 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
12 117 (2.36%) Equity Derivative
12 117 (2.36%) Reference Data
13 113 (2.28%) Market Risk
14 108 (2.18%) Mobile App
15 101 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
16 100 (2.02%) Fintech
16 100 (2.02%) Virtual Team
17 87 (1.75%) Hedge funds
18 84 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 448 (9.03%) Linux
2 344 (6.93%) Unix
3 258 (5.20%) Windows
4 65 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (1.29%) Solaris
6 56 (1.13%) Android
7 44 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 23 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 21 (0.42%) CoreOS
10 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.12%) CentOS
12 6 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.081%) Debian
14 4 (0.081%) HPUX
14 4 (0.081%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.081%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2287 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1969 (39.69%) Asset Management
3 1926 (38.82%) Wealth Management
4 1098 (22.13%) Project Management
5 855 (17.23%) Business Analysis
6 824 (16.61%) Scrum
7 686 (13.83%) OO
8 582 (11.73%) BDD
9 566 (11.41%) Software Engineering
10 546 (11.01%) TDD
11 506 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 466 (9.39%) DevOps
13 460 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
14 432 (8.71%) MVC
15 420 (8.47%) Multithreading
16 397 (8.00%) OOD
17 385 (7.76%) Mentoring
18 381 (7.68%) Analytics
19 375 (7.56%) Waterfall
20 304 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1535 (30.94%) Java
2 1270 (25.60%) SQL
3 925 (18.65%) C#
4 783 (15.78%) JavaScript
5 367 (7.40%) Python
6 345 (6.95%) C++
7 218 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 192 (3.87%) R
9 181 (3.65%) T-SQL
10 123 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 120 (2.42%) PHP
11 120 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 109 (2.20%) C
13 107 (2.16%) Ruby
14 90 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 83 (1.67%) Perl
16 46 (0.93%) Scala
17 40 (0.81%) Groovy
17 40 (0.81%) VBA
18 39 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 813 (16.39%) Degree
2 322 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (1.89%) ISEB
4 88 (1.77%) CISSP
5 68 (1.37%) Master's Degree
6 58 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 55 (1.11%) CISM
8 51 (1.03%) CBAP
9 50 (1.01%) Security Cleared
10 38 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 33 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 31 (0.62%) PMP
13 26 (0.52%) SC Cleared
14 22 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 18 (0.36%) PhD
16 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 11 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 503 (10.14%) QA
2 95 (1.91%) Basel III
3 75 (1.51%) MiFID
4 50 (1.01%) EMIR
5 45 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 44 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
7 39 (0.79%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.62%) GDPR
9 22 (0.44%) GCP
10 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (0.32%) IFRS
11 16 (0.32%) PMO
12 12 (0.24%) SLA
13 10 (0.20%) IFRS 9
14 9 (0.18%) GAAP
15 7 (0.14%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
17 5 (0.10%) COBIT
17 5 (0.10%) ISO 20022
17 5 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 111 (2.24%) Docker
2 76 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.18%) Dovecot
3 9 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.16%) Firmware
5 7 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.060%) HDFS
7 3 (0.060%) vSphere
8 2 (0.040%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.040%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.020%) Squid
9 1 (0.020%) Xen
9 1 (0.020%) XenApp
9 1 (0.020%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (1.33%) Ansible
2 63 (1.27%) Puppet
3 58 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 19 (0.38%) Nagios
7 16 (0.32%) Terraform
8 13 (0.26%) Graphite
9 7 (0.14%) Salt
10 5 (0.10%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.081%) Core Impact
11 4 (0.081%) Nessus
11 4 (0.081%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.060%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.060%) Packer
12 3 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.060%) TADDM
12 3 (0.060%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.040%) Mesos
13 2 (0.040%) rkt
Vendors
1 621 (12.52%) Oracle
2 614 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 178 (3.59%) SAP
4 101 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 85 (1.71%) Sybase
6 77 (1.55%) Red Hat
7 66 (1.33%) Sun
8 65 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
9 63 (1.27%) Informatica
10 56 (1.13%) IBM
11 55 (1.11%) Murex
12 47 (0.95%) Google
12 47 (0.95%) ION Trading
13 46 (0.93%) TIBCO
14 43 (0.87%) Cognizant
15 40 (0.81%) Siebel
16 33 (0.67%) HP
16 33 (0.67%) hybris
17 26 (0.52%) AppDynamics
18 24 (0.48%) Tableau