Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 47 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3,626 4,324 3,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.14% 5.89% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 6.41% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,561 2,622 3,395
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.83%

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 64,467 67,464 75,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.33% 91.82% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51,586 53,333 65,195
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +20 808 £65,000 +8.33% 119
West London -26 124 £47,500 -13.64% 42
South London +12 84 £50,000 -4.76% 12
East London +3 51 £41,000 -39.26% 26
North London +29 44 £55,000 - 6
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1,965 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,345 (37.09%) Finance
3 1,143 (31.52%) Java
4 1,139 (31.41%) SQL
5 922 (25.43%) C#
6 784 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
7 732 (20.19%) .NET
8 717 (19.77%) JavaScript
9 695 (19.17%) Degree
10 658 (18.15%) Scrum
11 626 (17.26%) SQL Server
12 591 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
13 586 (16.16%) Banking
14 573 (15.80%) Test Automation
15 540 (14.89%) Microsoft
16 536 (14.78%) Software Engineering
17 498 (13.73%) TDD
18 493 (13.60%) Python
19 489 (13.49%) HTML
20 476 (13.13%) Project Management
21 451 (12.44%) DevOps
22 414 (11.42%) AngularJS
23 413 (11.39%) OO
24 410 (11.31%) QA
25 409 (11.28%) Computer Science
26 408 (11.25%) Linux
27 407 (11.22%) Web Services
28 404 (11.14%) Risk Management
29 401 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
30 395 (10.89%) Big Data

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
1 134 (3.70%) Confluence
2 102 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 91 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 84 (2.32%) CMS
5 66 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 54 (1.49%) IIS
8 48 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 34 (0.94%) Ethereum
10 30 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (0.74%) JBoss
12 26 (0.72%) Apache
13 24 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.63%) Tomcat
15 20 (0.55%) Drupal
16 17 (0.47%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.41%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.39%) WordPress
19 13 (0.36%) NServiceBus
19 13 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 67 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
4 61 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.055%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.028%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
3 19 (0.52%) Ripple
3 19 (0.52%) Scribe Insight
4 16 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 15 (0.41%) Magento
6 12 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 10 (0.28%) Actimize
8 10 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.17%) Sentinel
10 5 (0.14%) Documaker
10 5 (0.14%) Infor CRM
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.11%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 351 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 351 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (3.25%) GitHub
3 95 (2.62%) SaaS
4 62 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (1.71%) PaaS
5 55 (1.52%) IaaS
6 45 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (0.94%) Force.com
10 29 (0.80%) CloudBees
11 27 (0.74%) npm
12 22 (0.61%) Office 365
12 22 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 22 (0.61%) Serverless
13 19 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (0.52%) Route 53
14 18 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 17 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.04%) Firewall
2 73 (2.01%) HTTP
3 54 (1.49%) Internet
4 50 (1.38%) DNS
5 37 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.74%) DHCP
7 23 (0.63%) Network Security
8 19 (0.52%) VPN
9 18 (0.50%) SMTP
10 13 (0.36%) Anycast
10 13 (0.36%) Quagga
10 13 (0.36%) SSL
11 10 (0.28%) Intranet
11 10 (0.28%) SMS
11 10 (0.28%) SNMP
12 8 (0.22%) FTP
13 7 (0.19%) Broadband
13 7 (0.19%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.19%) IPsec
13 7 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 395 (10.89%) Big Data
3 247 (6.81%) Relational Database
4 239 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 209 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
6 198 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 161 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 125 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 117 (3.23%) Blockchain
10 111 (3.06%) MySQL
11 110 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 79 (2.18%) DB2
12 79 (2.18%) RDBMS
13 76 (2.10%) Hadoop
13 76 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
14 72 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 63 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 62 (1.71%) Power BI
17 60 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
18 54 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 374 (10.31%) JIRA
2 333 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 251 (6.92%) Selenium
4 241 (6.65%) Jenkins
5 203 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 168 (4.63%) Visual Studio
7 151 (4.16%) Subversion
8 146 (4.03%) TeamCity
9 123 (3.39%) Maven
10 119 (3.28%) JUnit
11 92 (2.54%) Cucumber
12 84 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 67 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 62 (1.71%) Jasmine
15 61 (1.68%) NUnit
16 56 (1.54%) WebDriver
17 55 (1.52%) SpecFlow
18 52 (1.43%) HP UFT
18 52 (1.43%) JMeter
19 48 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 1,345 (37.09%) Finance
2 586 (16.16%) Banking
3 387 (10.67%) Investment Banking
4 336 (9.27%) Financial Institution
5 251 (6.92%) Retail
6 176 (4.85%) Front Office
7 121 (3.34%) Games
8 103 (2.84%) Marketing
9 84 (2.32%) Advertising
10 66 (1.82%) Legal
11 53 (1.46%) Back Office
12 43 (1.19%) Law
13 39 (1.08%) Publishing
14 31 (0.85%) Billing
15 23 (0.63%) Telecoms
16 19 (0.52%) Electronics
17 16 (0.44%) Military
17 16 (0.44%) Online Betting
18 13 (0.36%) Manufacturing
19 12 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,223 (33.73%) Developer
2 582 (16.05%) Analyst
3 351 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 337 (9.29%) Architect
5 300 (8.27%) Java Developer
6 248 (6.84%) C# Developer
7 206 (5.68%) Project Manager
8 199 (5.49%) .NET Developer
9 196 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 152 (4.19%) Software Engineer
11 146 (4.03%) Software Developer
12 133 (3.67%) Consultant
13 126 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 122 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
15 116 (3.20%) SQL Developer
16 98 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
17 85 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
18 79 (2.18%) Test Analyst
19 77 (2.12%) Graduate
20 75 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (20.19%) .NET
2 489 (13.49%) HTML
3 414 (11.42%) AngularJS
4 407 (11.22%) Web Services
5 370 (10.20%) CSS
6 271 (7.47%) Spring
7 263 (7.25%) XML
8 252 (6.95%) ASP.NET
9 240 (6.62%) REST
10 236 (6.51%) RESTful
11 186 (5.13%) React
12 181 (4.99%) jQuery
13 172 (4.74%) WCF
14 164 (4.52%) HTML5
15 161 (4.44%) .NET Framework
16 157 (4.33%) JSON
17 143 (3.94%) Node.js
18 136 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 132 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
20 131 (3.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 591 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 409 (11.28%) Computer Science
3 305 (8.41%) Cyberthreat
4 217 (5.98%) User Experience
5 189 (5.21%) Fintech
6 176 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
7 160 (4.41%) Equities
8 152 (4.19%) Management Information System
9 134 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
10 116 (3.20%) Algorithms
11 108 (2.98%) Fixed Income
12 105 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
13 101 (2.79%) Mobile App
14 89 (2.45%) Data Structures
15 86 (2.37%) Hedge funds
16 82 (2.26%) Derivative
17 70 (1.93%) Virtual Team
18 54 (1.49%) Public Cloud
19 49 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 42 (1.16%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 408 (11.25%) Linux
2 274 (7.56%) Windows
3 253 (6.98%) Unix
4 44 (1.21%) Android
5 42 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 34 (0.94%) CentOS
9 27 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 24 (0.66%) CoreOS
11 22 (0.61%) Solaris
12 19 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 18 (0.50%) VMS
14 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.28%) AIX
16 9 (0.25%) HPUX
17 8 (0.22%) DC/OS
18 7 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
18 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
19 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,965 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
3 658 (18.15%) Scrum
4 573 (15.80%) Test Automation
5 536 (14.78%) Software Engineering
6 498 (13.73%) TDD
7 476 (13.13%) Project Management
8 451 (12.44%) DevOps
9 413 (11.39%) OO
10 404 (11.14%) Risk Management
11 401 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
12 381 (10.51%) Low Latency
13 365 (10.07%) Investment Management
14 329 (9.07%) Strategic Thinking
15 323 (8.91%) Analytics
16 320 (8.83%) Innovative Thinking
17 318 (8.77%) Waterfall
18 297 (8.19%) E-Commerce
19 283 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 281 (7.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,143 (31.52%) Java
2 1,139 (31.41%) SQL
3 922 (25.43%) C#
4 717 (19.77%) JavaScript
5 493 (13.60%) Python
6 277 (7.64%) T-SQL
7 236 (6.51%) C++
8 173 (4.77%) Perl
9 168 (4.63%) PowerShell
10 127 (3.50%) PHP
11 114 (3.14%) C
11 114 (3.14%) Java 8
12 113 (3.12%) Scala
13 110 (3.03%) Ruby
14 92 (2.54%) VBA
15 91 (2.51%) Shell Script
16 77 (2.12%) PL/SQL
17 75 (2.07%) Bash Shell
18 43 (1.19%) Apex Code
19 35 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 695 (19.17%) Degree
2 195 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 84 (2.32%) Master's Degree
5 76 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 75 (2.07%) ISEB
7 52 (1.43%) CISSP
8 43 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 42 (1.16%) PMI Certification
10 31 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (0.85%) PMP
11 30 (0.83%) CISM
12 24 (0.66%) IIBA
13 23 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 23 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (0.58%) CISA
15 20 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
16 17 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 12 (0.33%) AWS Certification
17 12 (0.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (11.31%) QA
2 45 (1.24%) PMO
3 35 (0.97%) GDPR
4 26 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.63%) MiFID
7 19 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.50%) COBIT
9 17 (0.47%) PSD2
10 11 (0.30%) GCP
11 8 (0.22%) SLA
12 7 (0.19%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.083%) Basel III
14 3 (0.083%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.083%) SEPA
15 2 (0.055%) EMIR
15 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.055%) UCITS
System Software
1 204 (5.63%) Docker
2 72 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.41%) HDFS
6 14 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.14%) NFS
9 5 (0.14%) Samba
10 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.083%) vSphere
12 2 (0.055%) XenApp
12 2 (0.055%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.028%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.028%) KVM
13 1 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 133 (3.67%) Ansible
2 130 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (3.50%) Puppet
4 75 (2.07%) Kubernetes
5 65 (1.79%) Terraform
6 32 (0.88%) Nagios
7 31 (0.85%) Packer
8 30 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
9 27 (0.74%) Kibana
10 25 (0.69%) Graphite
11 24 (0.66%) Automic
12 21 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (0.58%) HP ALM
13 16 (0.44%) logstash
14 15 (0.41%) Salt
15 11 (0.30%) Mesos
16 8 (0.22%) Control-M
17 7 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
18 6 (0.17%) Consul
18 6 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 540 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 340 (9.38%) Oracle
3 135 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
4 105 (2.90%) Sybase
5 91 (2.51%) SAP
6 78 (2.15%) IBM
7 71 (1.96%) Tableau
8 69 (1.90%) Google
9 58 (1.60%) VMware
10 39 (1.08%) Pega
11 38 (1.05%) AppDynamics
11 38 (1.05%) HP
12 37 (1.02%) Capita
12 37 (1.02%) Omniture
12 37 (1.02%) Optimizely
13 36 (0.99%) hybris
14 35 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 35 (0.97%) WorldPay
15 34 (0.94%) Cognizant
15 34 (0.94%) Sitecore