Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 50 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 2,891 3,908 3,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.62% 5.56% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 5.97% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,290 2,302 2,965
London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 57,602 65,500 65,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.01% 93.17% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46,473 52,517 55,497
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +12 682 £67,500 +8.00% 113
West London +55 171 £52,500 - 60
South London -2 73 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North London 0 21 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East London -7 21 £50,000 -11.11% 24
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 1,633 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,028 (35.56%) Finance
3 741 (25.63%) C#
4 711 (24.59%) SQL
5 702 (24.28%) .NET
6 699 (24.18%) Java
7 637 (22.03%) JavaScript
8 587 (20.30%) Scrum
9 494 (17.09%) SQL Server
10 484 (16.74%) Microsoft
11 460 (15.91%) DevOps
12 444 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 439 (15.19%) Degree
14 434 (15.01%) HTML
15 432 (14.94%) Project Management
16 430 (14.87%) QA
17 413 (14.29%) Test Automation
18 407 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
19 405 (14.01%) Software Engineering
20 379 (13.11%) CSS
21 373 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
22 368 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
23 348 (12.04%) AngularJS
24 337 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
25 320 (11.07%) Web Services
26 318 (11.00%) JIRA
27 296 (10.24%) Python
28 290 (10.03%) Waterfall
29 287 (9.93%) TDD
30 282 (9.75%) Business Analysis

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 (3.25%) Confluence
2 91 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 62 (2.14%) Apache Spark
3 62 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 57 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 53 (1.83%) Apache
6 52 (1.80%) CMS
7 42 (1.45%) IIS
8 35 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 31 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 27 (0.93%) Ethereum
12 25 (0.86%) JBoss
13 24 (0.83%) Apache Solr
14 23 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.59%) Apache TomEE
16 15 (0.52%) Drupal
17 11 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.38%) Umbraco
18 9 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 99 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 86 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
4 71 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
5 54 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.069%) InVision
8 1 (0.035%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 100 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.00%) Magento
3 21 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.52%) Scribe Insight
6 10 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
8 6 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.17%) Ripple
10 4 (0.14%) Actimize
11 3 (0.10%) CA PPM
11 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.069%) Cognos Controller
12 2 (0.069%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 444 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 368 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (4.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 82 (2.84%) SaaS
5 71 (2.46%) PaaS
6 59 (2.04%) GitHub
7 48 (1.66%) IaaS
8 44 (1.52%) Serverless
9 38 (1.31%) Amazon S3
9 38 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
10 28 (0.97%) CloudBees
11 26 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 24 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
12 24 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
13 22 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
15 18 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (0.48%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 13 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.14%) HTTP
2 28 (0.97%) Internet
3 27 (0.93%) Firewall
4 13 (0.45%) LAN
4 13 (0.45%) WAN
5 12 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.35%) Network Security
7 9 (0.31%) DNS
8 8 (0.28%) AMQP
8 8 (0.28%) SMS
8 8 (0.28%) SSL
9 7 (0.24%) FTP
10 6 (0.21%) Intranet
10 6 (0.21%) Wireless
11 5 (0.17%) SAN
11 5 (0.17%) SMTP
12 4 (0.14%) VPN
13 3 (0.10%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.10%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 194 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
3 151 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 137 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 125 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 109 (3.77%) Big Data
7 85 (2.94%) MySQL
8 81 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 77 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (2.14%) MongoDB
11 53 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 53 (1.83%) Power BI
12 49 (1.69%) Blockchain
13 47 (1.63%) Oracle Database
14 42 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 37 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
17 32 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 32 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
18 27 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 318 (11.00%) JIRA
2 278 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 236 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 196 (6.78%) Selenium
5 147 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 133 (4.60%) Subversion
7 130 (4.50%) Visual Studio
8 106 (3.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 88 (3.04%) Maven
10 86 (2.97%) Cucumber
10 86 (2.97%) TeamCity
11 84 (2.91%) WebDriver
12 69 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 68 (2.35%) HP UFT
13 68 (2.35%) JUnit
14 56 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 55 (1.90%) Gradle
16 50 (1.73%) Ant
17 47 (1.63%) SpecFlow
18 45 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 1,028 (35.56%) Finance
2 240 (8.30%) Banking
3 150 (5.19%) Retail
4 118 (4.08%) Marketing
5 110 (3.80%) Advertising
6 94 (3.25%) Front Office
7 77 (2.66%) Games
8 61 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.49%) Publishing
11 36 (1.25%) Back Office
12 28 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.76%) Law
14 19 (0.66%) Legal
15 18 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.48%) Billing
17 11 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.38%) Retail Finance
18 10 (0.35%) Electronics
19 8 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 965 (33.38%) Developer
2 455 (15.74%) Analyst
3 291 (10.07%) Business Analyst
4 233 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 223 (7.71%) Java Developer
6 203 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 188 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 186 (6.43%) Architect
9 173 (5.98%) Project Manager
10 138 (4.77%) Software Developer
11 125 (4.32%) Consultant
12 110 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 105 (3.63%) Software Engineer
14 98 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
15 97 (3.36%) Team Leader
16 92 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
17 78 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
18 64 (2.21%) Senior Java Developer
19 61 (2.11%) Graduate
19 61 (2.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 702 (24.28%) .NET
2 434 (15.01%) HTML
3 379 (13.11%) CSS
4 348 (12.04%) AngularJS
5 320 (11.07%) Web Services
6 273 (9.44%) ASP.NET
7 191 (6.61%) XML
8 182 (6.30%) REST
9 178 (6.16%) JSON
10 170 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 159 (5.50%) Spring
12 158 (5.47%) HTML5
13 152 (5.26%) RESTful
14 151 (5.22%) React
15 150 (5.19%) SOAP
16 131 (4.53%) jQuery
17 122 (4.22%) Node.js
18 118 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 90 (3.11%) J2EE
20 84 (2.91%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 337 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (6.12%) User Experience
3 150 (5.19%) Fintech
4 149 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
5 91 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 90 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 67 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 62 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 58 (2.01%) Algorithms
11 45 (1.56%) Reinsurance
12 40 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 31 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
14 29 (1.00%) Derivative
15 27 (0.93%) Fixed Income
16 26 (0.90%) NHS
16 26 (0.90%) Social Network
17 24 (0.83%) FMCG
17 24 (0.83%) PMI
18 23 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 248 (8.58%) Linux
2 237 (8.20%) Windows
3 121 (4.19%) Unix
4 42 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.04%) Android
7 26 (0.90%) CoreOS
8 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.35%) CentOS
10 10 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.24%) Debian
12 5 (0.17%) Solaris
13 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.14%) VMS
14 3 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.069%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.035%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,633 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (20.30%) Scrum
3 460 (15.91%) DevOps
4 432 (14.94%) Project Management
5 413 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 407 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
7 405 (14.01%) Software Engineering
8 373 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 290 (10.03%) Waterfall
10 287 (9.93%) TDD
11 282 (9.75%) Business Analysis
12 277 (9.58%) Computer Science
13 231 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 224 (7.75%) Microservices
15 223 (7.71%) MVC
16 222 (7.68%) Mentoring
17 208 (7.19%) OO
18 199 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
19 190 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
20 186 (6.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 741 (25.63%) C#
2 711 (24.59%) SQL
3 699 (24.18%) Java
4 637 (22.03%) JavaScript
5 296 (10.24%) Python
6 140 (4.84%) C++
7 139 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 133 (4.60%) PHP
9 130 (4.50%) PowerShell
10 106 (3.67%) Java 8
11 72 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 68 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 67 (2.32%) C
13 67 (2.32%) Scala
14 51 (1.76%) Perl
15 49 (1.69%) PL/SQL
16 44 (1.52%) Ruby
17 43 (1.49%) VB
18 41 (1.42%) Groovy
19 34 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 439 (15.19%) Degree
2 116 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 93 (3.22%) ISEB
4 73 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 56 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.56%) PMP
8 41 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (0.76%) CISSP
11 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
14 12 (0.42%) PgMP
15 7 (0.24%) APMG
15 7 (0.24%) MCSA
15 7 (0.24%) MCSE
16 5 (0.17%) Master's Degree
16 5 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (14.87%) QA
2 50 (1.73%) GDPR
3 47 (1.63%) PMO
4 40 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.69%) SLA
7 18 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (0.35%) PA-DSS
9 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.35%) SAS 70
10 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.10%) WAI
12 2 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.069%) Basel III
12 2 (0.069%) GCP
12 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.069%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.069%) MiFID
12 2 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 210 (7.26%) Docker
2 39 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.24%) XenApp
7 6 (0.21%) HDFS
7 6 (0.21%) vSphere
8 5 (0.17%) Varnish
9 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.035%) Firmware
11 1 (0.035%) KVM
11 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 93 (3.22%) Ansible
2 89 (3.08%) Puppet
3 84 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (2.77%) Kubernetes
5 68 (2.35%) Terraform
6 33 (1.14%) Graphite
7 28 (0.97%) HP ALM
8 26 (0.90%) Automic
8 26 (0.90%) Nagios
9 20 (0.69%) Grafana
10 15 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (0.45%) Packer
11 13 (0.45%) Rancher
12 10 (0.35%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.21%) Mesos
14 5 (0.17%) Kibana
14 5 (0.17%) logstash
15 4 (0.14%) QRadar
15 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 484 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 240 (8.30%) Oracle
3 131 (4.53%) Google
4 111 (3.84%) IBM
5 88 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (2.08%) Tableau
7 54 (1.87%) Splunk
8 53 (1.83%) SAP
9 43 (1.49%) HP
10 29 (1.00%) VMware
11 28 (0.97%) Informatica
12 26 (0.90%) AppDynamics
12 26 (0.90%) XebiaLabs
13 25 (0.86%) Sitecore
14 24 (0.83%) WorldPay
15 23 (0.80%) Demandware
16 20 (0.69%) Citrix
16 20 (0.69%) Sybase
17 16 (0.55%) MuleSoft
18 14 (0.48%) ServiceNow