Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 62 57
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 -21
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 793 2,473 3,385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.03% 4.44% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.76% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 720 2,037 2,487
Median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 18,345 51,918 63,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.32% 93.17% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15,162 41,782 50,671
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £109,950 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.94% +2.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +8 220 £78,750 +15.81% 48
West London -14 11 £71,250 +29.55% 20
South London -34 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East London -5 4 £70,000 - 2
North London +30 1 £42,680 -18.71%
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 466 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (42.75%) Finance
3 224 (28.25%) Java
4 219 (27.62%) SQL
5 207 (26.10%) Azure
6 194 (24.46%) JavaScript
7 172 (21.69%) AWS
8 161 (20.30%) .NET
9 159 (20.05%) DevOps
10 149 (18.79%) C#
11 146 (18.41%) Python
12 127 (16.02%) TDD
13 123 (15.51%) Software Engineering
14 119 (15.01%) Degree
14 119 (15.01%) Scrum
15 113 (14.25%) Docker
16 109 (13.75%) Microsoft
17 106 (13.37%) SQL Server
17 106 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
18 105 (13.24%) Kubernetes
18 105 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
19 99 (12.48%) Banking
20 98 (12.36%) NoSQL
21 95 (11.98%) Test Automation
21 95 (11.98%) Fintech
22 93 (11.73%) OO
22 93 (11.73%) Microservices
23 89 (11.22%) Git (software)
24 88 (11.10%) CSS
25 86 (10.84%) 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 36 (4.54%) Confluence
2 23 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.89%) Apache
5 14 (1.77%) CMS
6 9 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.88%) IIS
8 5 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.63%) WordPress
9 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.38%) SilverStripe
9 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.25%) Tornado
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.13%) GemFire
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Windchill
7 1 (0.13%) Figma
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.38%) Actimize
2 3 (0.38%) Endur
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 207 (26.10%) Azure
2 172 (21.69%) AWS
3 69 (8.70%) GCP
4 59 (7.44%) SaaS
5 38 (4.79%) Power Platform
6 33 (4.16%) Serverless
7 31 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (3.28%) PaaS
9 23 (2.90%) IaaS
10 22 (2.77%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (2.14%) GitHub
12 11 (1.39%) Heroku
13 9 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.01%) Apigee
14 8 (1.01%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 8 (1.01%) Office 365
15 7 (0.88%) Azure Functions
15 7 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.39%) Internet
2 9 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.01%) DNS
3 8 (1.01%) Firewall
3 8 (1.01%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (0.76%) HTTP
4 6 (0.76%) iSCSI
4 6 (0.76%) SAN
5 5 (0.63%) SNMP
6 3 (0.38%) CHAP
6 3 (0.38%) Intranet
6 3 (0.38%) LAN
6 3 (0.38%) Network Security
6 3 (0.38%) WAN
6 3 (0.38%) Wireless
7 2 (0.25%) Skype
7 2 (0.25%) VLAN
7 2 (0.25%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 98 (12.36%) NoSQL
3 55 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (6.81%) Data Lake
5 42 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 38 (4.79%) Power BI
7 37 (4.67%) MongoDB
8 32 (4.04%) MySQL
8 32 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.77%) Snowflake Schema
12 20 (2.52%) Big Data
12 20 (2.52%) Flink
13 19 (2.40%) BigQuery
13 19 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 89 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.06%) JIRA
3 42 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 40 (5.04%) Selenium
5 37 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 22 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.89%) Subversion
10 13 (1.64%) Maven
11 11 (1.39%) Mocha
12 10 (1.26%) GitLab
12 10 (1.26%) NUnit
12 10 (1.26%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.01%) Postman
14 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.88%) Ant
15 7 (0.88%) JMeter
16 6 (0.76%) Moq
General
1 339 (42.75%) Finance
2 99 (12.48%) Banking
3 34 (4.29%) Front Office
4 32 (4.04%) Retail
5 25 (3.15%) Marketing
6 20 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.02%) Games
8 15 (1.89%) Legal
9 14 (1.77%) Back Office
10 9 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.01%) Public Sector
11 8 (1.01%) Publishing
12 5 (0.63%) Electronics
12 5 (0.63%) Law
12 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.50%) Advertising
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (34.68%) Developer
2 94 (11.85%) Analyst
3 87 (10.97%) Senior Developer
4 79 (9.96%) Business Analyst
5 67 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 57 (7.19%) Java Developer
7 50 (6.31%) Architect
8 48 (6.05%) .NET Developer
9 42 (5.30%) Java Engineer
10 41 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (4.41%) Data Engineer
12 31 (3.91%) Lead Developer
13 30 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 29 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 26 (3.28%) C# Developer
16 25 (3.15%) Software Developer
17 24 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
18 23 (2.90%) Python Engineer
18 23 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
19 22 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (20.30%) .NET
2 88 (11.10%) CSS
3 74 (9.33%) React
4 72 (9.08%) HTML
5 68 (8.58%) REST
6 66 (8.32%) Node.js
7 63 (7.94%) AngularJS
7 63 (7.94%) Kafka
8 60 (7.57%) .NET Core
9 51 (6.43%) ASP.NET
10 45 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (4.92%) Web Services
12 37 (4.67%) JSON
12 37 (4.67%) XML
13 35 (4.41%) RESTful
13 35 (4.41%) Spring
14 26 (3.28%) .NET Framework
14 26 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (3.28%) jQuery
15 24 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.30%) Data Structures
3 37 (4.67%) Fixed Income
4 34 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (4.04%) User Experience
6 30 (3.78%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.65%) Social Network
9 20 (2.52%) Reinsurance
10 19 (2.40%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (2.02%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.89%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.51%) Derivative
14 12 (1.51%) Replication
15 11 (1.39%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.39%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.26%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.33%) Linux
2 52 (6.56%) Windows
3 24 (3.03%) Unix
4 10 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.01%) Android
6 7 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (20.05%) DevOps
3 127 (16.02%) TDD
4 123 (15.51%) Software Engineering
5 119 (15.01%) Scrum
6 105 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (11.98%) Fintech
7 95 (11.98%) Test Automation
8 93 (11.73%) Microservices
8 93 (11.73%) OO
9 86 (10.84%) Computer Science
10 83 (10.47%) Asset Management
11 76 (9.58%) Business Analysis
12 73 (9.21%) Analytics
13 72 (9.08%) BDD
14 71 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (8.20%) Project Delivery
16 58 (7.31%) Project Management
17 54 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 54 (6.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 224 (28.25%) Java
2 219 (27.62%) SQL
3 194 (24.46%) JavaScript
4 149 (18.79%) C#
5 146 (18.41%) Python
6 45 (5.67%) C++
7 38 (4.79%) Go
8 35 (4.41%) TypeScript
9 28 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.40%) Java 8
12 17 (2.14%) C
13 16 (2.02%) Apex Code
14 15 (1.89%) Scala
15 14 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 12 (1.51%) PHP
18 10 (1.26%) Bash Shell
18 10 (1.26%) R
19 9 (1.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (15.01%) Degree
2 36 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.64%) ISEB
4 13 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.13%) PMP
6 7 (0.88%) CBAP
6 7 (0.88%) IIBA
7 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.63%) CISSP
8 5 (0.63%) PhD
9 4 (0.50%) CFA
9 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.50%) MBA
9 4 (0.50%) SANS
9 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) APMP
10 3 (0.38%) CISM
11 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.58%) QA
2 15 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.39%) MiFID
4 7 (0.88%) GDPR
5 6 (0.76%) EMIR
5 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.76%) NIST
6 5 (0.63%) SEPA
7 4 (0.50%) PSD2
8 3 (0.38%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.25%) GxP
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.25%) SLA
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 113 (14.25%) Docker
2 8 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 105 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 68 (8.58%) Terraform
3 47 (5.93%) Ansible
4 34 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (4.29%) Puppet
5 27 (3.40%) Istio
6 5 (0.63%) Kibana
6 5 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.50%) logstash
8 3 (0.38%) Consul
9 1 (0.13%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.13%) cPanel
9 1 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) Graylog
9 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.92%) Databricks
2 39 (4.92%) Oracle
3 30 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (3.53%) Google
5 20 (2.52%) IBM
6 14 (1.77%) Pega
7 10 (1.26%) Splunk
8 9 (1.13%) SAP
9 8 (1.01%) Cisco
9 8 (1.01%) VMware
10 7 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.88%) HP
10 7 (0.88%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.88%) Tableau
11 6 (0.76%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.76%) Dell
11 6 (0.76%) Informatica
11 6 (0.76%) ION Trading
11 6 (0.76%) Sybase