Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 57 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 2,868 3,523 3,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.92% 5.11% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 5.52% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,311 2,564 2,629
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,654 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 53,776 63,860 62,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.21% 92.72% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43,391 51,719 52,231
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £34,075
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +1 731 £70,000 +7.69% 22
West London +38 154 £55,000 +19.57% 12
South London +23 128 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East London 0 27 £70,000 +64.71% 3
North London -19 12 £52,500 -4.55% 2
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,721 (60.01%) Agile Software Development
2 980 (34.17%) Finance
3 784 (27.34%) C#
4 746 (26.01%) SQL
5 705 (24.58%) .NET
6 703 (24.51%) Scrum
7 695 (24.23%) Java
8 647 (22.56%) JavaScript
9 548 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 534 (18.62%) Microsoft
11 525 (18.31%) DevOps
12 467 (16.28%) SQL Server
13 460 (16.04%) Degree
14 444 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
15 432 (15.06%) Test Automation
16 431 (15.03%) HTML
17 429 (14.96%) Software Engineering
18 407 (14.19%) Project Management
19 384 (13.39%) QA
20 370 (12.90%) Python
21 360 (12.55%) CSS
21 360 (12.55%) AngularJS
22 343 (11.96%) Computer Science
23 328 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
23 328 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
24 317 (11.05%) JIRA
25 307 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
26 303 (10.56%) Banking
27 292 (10.18%) TDD
28 270 (9.41%) Fintech

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
1 120 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 99 (3.45%) Confluence
3 91 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 57 (1.99%) CMS
5 48 (1.67%) IIS
6 37 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 34 (1.19%) Apache
8 33 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 31 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (0.77%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.66%) Drupal
13 18 (0.63%) JBoss
14 14 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 13 (0.45%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.42%) SAS
16 12 (0.42%) WordPress
17 10 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
18 7 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 88 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 50 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.38%) SPSS
7 8 (0.28%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.17%) Sketch
10 3 (0.10%) Figma
10 3 (0.10%) InVision
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 84 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
3 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.17%) Actimize
4 5 (0.17%) Magento
5 4 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.070%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.035%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.035%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.035%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 548 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 444 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 97 (3.38%) Serverless
5 89 (3.10%) SaaS
6 73 (2.55%) PaaS
7 71 (2.48%) Power Platform
8 44 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 44 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 34 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
11 32 (1.12%) Azure Functions
12 31 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 31 (1.08%) IaaS
13 26 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
14 25 (0.87%) CloudBees
14 25 (0.87%) GitHub
15 24 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.01%) LAN
1 29 (1.01%) WAN
2 21 (0.73%) Wireless
3 19 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.63%) Internet
5 17 (0.59%) HTTP
6 14 (0.49%) DNS
6 14 (0.49%) Network Security
7 9 (0.31%) FTP
8 8 (0.28%) Intranet
9 7 (0.24%) AMQP
9 7 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.21%) Firewall
10 6 (0.21%) SSH
11 5 (0.17%) SSL
12 3 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.10%) RS-232
12 3 (0.10%) Skype
13 2 (0.070%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 190 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
3 161 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (5.37%) Big Data
5 133 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 129 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 94 (3.28%) MySQL
8 88 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 72 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 70 (2.44%) Power BI
11 59 (2.06%) Hadoop
12 55 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 48 (1.67%) Blockchain
14 44 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 42 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 42 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (1.32%) MongoDB
17 34 (1.19%) Data Lake
18 30 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
19 29 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 317 (11.05%) JIRA
2 256 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 226 (7.88%) Selenium
4 202 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 142 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 140 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 116 (4.04%) Subversion
8 115 (4.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 104 (3.63%) WebDriver
10 93 (3.24%) TeamCity
11 89 (3.10%) Visual Studio
12 86 (3.00%) Maven
13 75 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 63 (2.20%) Ant
15 61 (2.13%) HP UFT
16 57 (1.99%) Gradle
17 55 (1.92%) JUnit
18 54 (1.88%) SpecFlow
19 47 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
20 44 (1.53%) SoapUI
General
1 980 (34.17%) Finance
2 303 (10.56%) Banking
3 108 (3.77%) Marketing
4 98 (3.42%) Retail
5 95 (3.31%) Front Office
6 79 (2.75%) Games
7 75 (2.62%) Advertising
8 48 (1.67%) Back Office
9 36 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.08%) Publishing
11 30 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 27 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.56%) Billing
14 14 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.42%) Law
16 9 (0.31%) Legal
16 9 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 945 (32.95%) Developer
2 419 (14.61%) Analyst
3 255 (8.89%) Business Analyst
4 254 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 222 (7.74%) Senior Developer
6 186 (6.49%) C# Developer
7 182 (6.35%) Architect
8 181 (6.31%) Project Manager
9 162 (5.65%) Java Developer
10 135 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 107 (3.73%) Software Engineer
12 101 (3.52%) Consultant
13 98 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
14 92 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
15 82 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
15 82 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
16 72 (2.51%) Java Engineer
17 70 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
18 66 (2.30%) Applications Support
19 63 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 705 (24.58%) .NET
2 431 (15.03%) HTML
3 360 (12.55%) AngularJS
3 360 (12.55%) CSS
4 251 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 231 (8.05%) Web Services
6 192 (6.69%) React
7 172 (6.00%) REST
8 158 (5.51%) XML
9 157 (5.47%) JSON
10 155 (5.40%) Node.js
11 141 (4.92%) HTML5
12 126 (4.39%) RESTful
13 121 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 119 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 116 (4.04%) Spring
16 112 (3.91%) jQuery
17 95 (3.31%) .NET Framework
18 85 (2.96%) SOAP
19 80 (2.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 307 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (9.41%) Fintech
3 157 (5.47%) User Experience
4 143 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 114 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 103 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
7 93 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 68 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 60 (2.09%) Reinsurance
10 56 (1.95%) Data Structures
11 52 (1.81%) Algorithms
12 41 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 30 (1.05%) Social Network
14 29 (1.01%) PMI
15 28 (0.98%) Fixed Income
15 28 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.73%) Derivative
17 20 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 16 (0.56%) Spread Betting
19 15 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 196 (6.83%) Linux
1 196 (6.83%) Windows
2 98 (3.42%) Unix
3 39 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 25 (0.87%) CoreOS
5 21 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.49%) Android
6 14 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.31%) CentOS
9 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.17%) DC/OS
10 5 (0.17%) Solaris
10 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.070%) AIX
12 2 (0.070%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,721 (60.01%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (24.51%) Scrum
3 525 (18.31%) DevOps
4 432 (15.06%) Test Automation
5 429 (14.96%) Software Engineering
6 407 (14.19%) Project Management
7 343 (11.96%) Computer Science
8 328 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
8 328 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
9 292 (10.18%) TDD
10 258 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 255 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 229 (7.98%) Analytics
13 224 (7.81%) Waterfall
14 221 (7.71%) MVC
15 202 (7.04%) Microservices
16 195 (6.80%) Business Analysis
17 194 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
18 191 (6.66%) ETL
19 186 (6.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 784 (27.34%) C#
2 746 (26.01%) SQL
3 695 (24.23%) Java
4 647 (22.56%) JavaScript
5 370 (12.90%) Python
6 122 (4.25%) PowerShell
7 110 (3.84%) T-SQL
8 92 (3.21%) PHP
9 88 (3.07%) C
10 84 (2.93%) C++
11 78 (2.72%) VB.NET
12 75 (2.62%) Scala
13 74 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 74 (2.58%) Java 8
14 63 (2.20%) VBA
15 62 (2.16%) ES6
16 56 (1.95%) Groovy
17 48 (1.67%) PL/SQL
18 42 (1.46%) Ruby
19 34 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 460 (16.04%) Degree
2 126 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 71 (2.48%) PMP
6 68 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 67 (2.34%) ISEB
8 40 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 38 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 32 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (1.08%) CISSP
11 31 (1.08%) ISTQB
12 28 (0.98%) AWS Certification
13 23 (0.80%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.59%) CISM
14 17 (0.59%) Master's Degree
15 14 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
16 12 (0.42%) SANS
17 10 (0.35%) CSSLP
17 10 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (13.39%) QA
2 38 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.26%) GDPR
5 31 (1.08%) SLA
6 23 (0.80%) PMO
7 18 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.28%) COBIT
10 7 (0.24%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.24%) SAS 70
11 6 (0.21%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.14%) WAI
14 3 (0.10%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.035%) EMIR
15 1 (0.035%) MiFID
15 1 (0.035%) SNOMED CT
15 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
System Software
1 233 (8.12%) Docker
2 24 (0.84%) XenApp
3 23 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.17%) Varnish
7 5 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.14%) HDFS
9 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.070%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.035%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.035%) KVM
11 1 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (4.43%) Puppet
2 126 (4.39%) Ansible
3 118 (4.11%) Kubernetes
4 106 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (3.56%) Terraform
6 30 (1.05%) Graphite
7 27 (0.94%) Nagios
8 25 (0.87%) Automic
9 21 (0.73%) HP ALM
10 20 (0.70%) Prometheus
11 15 (0.52%) Grafana
12 14 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.45%) Packer
14 12 (0.42%) Rancher
15 7 (0.24%) Kibana
16 5 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.17%) Istio
16 5 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 534 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 263 (9.17%) Oracle
3 117 (4.08%) Google
4 84 (2.93%) IBM
4 84 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
5 78 (2.72%) Tableau
6 63 (2.20%) Splunk
7 47 (1.64%) Informatica
8 45 (1.57%) AppDynamics
9 43 (1.50%) SAP
10 41 (1.43%) Databricks
11 38 (1.32%) HP
12 29 (1.01%) Sitecore
13 27 (0.94%) Citrix
14 25 (0.87%) XebiaLabs
15 20 (0.70%) Adobe
16 18 (0.63%) ION Trading
16 18 (0.63%) TIBCO
17 17 (0.59%) New Relic
17 17 (0.59%) WorldPay