Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 -1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3,426 4,989 3,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.98% 6.66% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 7.18% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,442 2,473 3,221
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
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 63,140 69,491 71,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.73% 92.78% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50,561 53,186 62,078
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +23 759 £65,000 +8.33% 121
West London +2 134 £51,500 -1.90% 53
South London +16 76 £47,500 -13.64% 14
East London -25 39 £50,000 -16.67% 24
North London +17 23 £42,500 -15.00% 7
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,841 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,320 (38.53%) Finance
3 1,037 (30.27%) SQL
4 1,030 (30.06%) Java
5 895 (26.12%) C#
6 746 (21.77%) Problem-Solving
7 731 (21.34%) JavaScript
8 729 (21.28%) .NET
9 673 (19.64%) Degree
10 638 (18.62%) Scrum
11 578 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
12 571 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 549 (16.02%) Test Automation
14 520 (15.18%) Banking
15 486 (14.19%) Software Engineering
16 482 (14.07%) Project Management
17 475 (13.86%) Microsoft
18 464 (13.54%) HTML
19 454 (13.25%) DevOps
20 447 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
21 444 (12.96%) Python
22 442 (12.90%) QA
23 428 (12.49%) AngularJS
24 427 (12.46%) TDD
25 400 (11.68%) Computer Science
26 397 (11.59%) Linux
27 393 (11.47%) JIRA
28 386 (11.27%) Web Services
29 384 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
30 381 (11.12%) OO

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
1 144 (4.20%) Confluence
2 89 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 79 (2.31%) CMS
4 77 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 64 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 61 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
7 55 (1.61%) IIS
8 48 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 45 (1.31%) Apache
10 42 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
11 37 (1.08%) Ethereum
12 33 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.93%) Tomcat
14 20 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.50%) JBoss
15 17 (0.50%) WordPress
16 15 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.41%) Drupal
17 14 (0.41%) NServiceBus
17 14 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 103 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
3 58 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
5 42 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.058%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.029%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.88%) Magento
4 29 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
5 26 (0.76%) Scribe Insight
6 17 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 15 (0.44%) Ripple
8 13 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.20%) Actimize
10 6 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.18%) Sentinel
11 5 (0.15%) Documaker
11 5 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
13 3 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 384 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 359 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (3.39%) GitHub
4 85 (2.48%) SaaS
5 79 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 78 (2.28%) PaaS
7 63 (1.84%) IaaS
8 42 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (0.88%) Serverless
12 28 (0.82%) CloudBees
13 26 (0.76%) Office 365
14 23 (0.67%) npm
14 23 (0.67%) Route 53
15 21 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 21 (0.61%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.61%) Force.com
16 19 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
17 18 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.01%) Firewall
2 63 (1.84%) HTTP
3 46 (1.34%) DNS
3 46 (1.34%) Internet
4 36 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.79%) DHCP
6 20 (0.58%) VPN
7 18 (0.53%) Network Security
8 17 (0.50%) SSL
9 16 (0.47%) SMS
10 13 (0.38%) Anycast
10 13 (0.38%) Quagga
11 10 (0.29%) FTP
11 10 (0.29%) SMTP
12 7 (0.20%) IPsec
13 6 (0.18%) SAN
13 6 (0.18%) VLAN
13 6 (0.18%) Wireless
13 6 (0.18%) X.509
14 5 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 571 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 379 (11.06%) Big Data
3 223 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 210 (6.13%) NoSQL
5 202 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
6 158 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 127 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 107 (3.12%) MongoDB
9 99 (2.89%) Blockchain
10 98 (2.86%) MySQL
11 85 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (2.01%) Hadoop
13 62 (1.81%) DB2
14 60 (1.75%) RDBMS
15 59 (1.72%) Oracle Database
15 59 (1.72%) Power BI
16 57 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 50 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
19 45 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 393 (11.47%) JIRA
2 324 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 271 (7.91%) Jenkins
4 231 (6.74%) Selenium
5 178 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 169 (4.93%) Visual Studio
7 146 (4.26%) Subversion
8 142 (4.14%) TeamCity
9 113 (3.30%) Maven
10 104 (3.04%) JUnit
11 85 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 77 (2.25%) Cucumber
13 66 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 66 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 64 (1.87%) NUnit
15 61 (1.78%) SpecFlow
16 58 (1.69%) HP UFT
17 54 (1.58%) Gradle
18 53 (1.55%) Jasmine
18 53 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,320 (38.53%) Finance
2 520 (15.18%) Banking
3 343 (10.01%) Investment Banking
4 324 (9.46%) Financial Institution
5 239 (6.98%) Retail
6 151 (4.41%) Front Office
7 111 (3.24%) Games
8 102 (2.98%) Marketing
9 93 (2.71%) Advertising
10 50 (1.46%) Back Office
11 43 (1.26%) Publishing
12 41 (1.20%) Legal
13 36 (1.05%) Telecoms
14 30 (0.88%) Law
15 26 (0.76%) Billing
16 20 (0.58%) Electronics
17 18 (0.53%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.47%) Manufacturing
19 11 (0.32%) Military
20 10 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,155 (33.71%) Developer
2 552 (16.11%) Analyst
3 348 (10.16%) Business Analyst
4 262 (7.65%) Java Developer
5 248 (7.24%) Architect
6 245 (7.15%) C# Developer
7 216 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 189 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 185 (5.40%) Project Manager
10 167 (4.87%) Software Developer
11 147 (4.29%) Consultant
12 133 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 114 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 103 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
15 100 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
16 97 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
17 91 (2.66%) SQL Developer
18 76 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
19 74 (2.16%) Lead Developer
20 70 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 729 (21.28%) .NET
2 464 (13.54%) HTML
3 428 (12.49%) AngularJS
4 386 (11.27%) Web Services
5 368 (10.74%) CSS
6 262 (7.65%) ASP.NET
7 249 (7.27%) RESTful
8 243 (7.09%) XML
9 221 (6.45%) Spring
10 214 (6.25%) REST
11 191 (5.58%) React
12 170 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 168 (4.90%) HTML5
14 152 (4.44%) jQuery
15 151 (4.41%) WCF
16 142 (4.14%) JSON
17 139 (4.06%) .NET Framework
18 127 (3.71%) Node.js
19 120 (3.50%) Kafka
20 118 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 578 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 400 (11.68%) Computer Science
3 280 (8.17%) Cyberthreat
4 239 (6.98%) User Experience
5 169 (4.93%) Fintech
6 160 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
7 130 (3.79%) Equities
8 124 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
9 114 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
10 108 (3.15%) Management Information System
11 105 (3.06%) Mobile App
12 99 (2.89%) Algorithms
13 89 (2.60%) Fixed Income
14 78 (2.28%) Data Structures
15 76 (2.22%) Virtual Team
16 67 (1.96%) Derivative
17 59 (1.72%) Hedge funds
18 46 (1.34%) Public Cloud
19 37 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
19 37 (1.08%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 397 (11.59%) Linux
2 281 (8.20%) Windows
3 255 (7.44%) Unix
4 54 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 52 (1.52%) Android
6 38 (1.11%) CentOS
6 38 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.73%) CoreOS
10 20 (0.58%) Solaris
11 14 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.41%) VMS
11 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.26%) AIX
12 9 (0.26%) HPUX
13 8 (0.23%) DC/OS
14 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,841 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 746 (21.77%) Problem-Solving
3 638 (18.62%) Scrum
4 549 (16.02%) Test Automation
5 486 (14.19%) Software Engineering
6 482 (14.07%) Project Management
7 454 (13.25%) DevOps
8 447 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
9 427 (12.46%) TDD
10 381 (11.12%) OO
11 380 (11.09%) Risk Management
12 335 (9.78%) Investment Management
13 328 (9.57%) Low Latency
14 316 (9.22%) Waterfall
15 306 (8.93%) Strategic Thinking
16 301 (8.79%) Innovative Thinking
17 300 (8.76%) Analytics
18 292 (8.52%) Business Analysis
19 283 (8.26%) E-Commerce
20 249 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,037 (30.27%) SQL
2 1,030 (30.06%) Java
3 895 (26.12%) C#
4 731 (21.34%) JavaScript
5 444 (12.96%) Python
6 238 (6.95%) T-SQL
7 228 (6.65%) C++
8 177 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 153 (4.47%) Perl
10 136 (3.97%) PHP
11 110 (3.21%) C
12 100 (2.92%) Java 8
13 92 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 85 (2.48%) Scala
15 80 (2.34%) PL/SQL
16 71 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 71 (2.07%) VBA
17 68 (1.98%) Ruby
18 39 (1.14%) TypeScript
19 34 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 673 (19.64%) Degree
2 192 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (2.74%) ISEB
4 83 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 72 (2.10%) Master's Degree
6 62 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 40 (1.17%) CISSP
8 37 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 32 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 32 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.61%) PMP
11 21 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
14 15 (0.44%) CISM
15 11 (0.32%) AWS Certification
16 10 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (0.26%) CFA
18 8 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (12.90%) QA
2 39 (1.14%) PMO
3 27 (0.79%) GDPR
4 19 (0.55%) MiFID
5 18 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.41%) SLA
8 13 (0.38%) COBIT
9 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.15%) Basel III
11 5 (0.15%) PSD2
12 4 (0.12%) WAI
13 3 (0.088%) SEPA
14 2 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.058%) GCP
14 2 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.058%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.058%) UCITS
System Software
1 200 (5.84%) Docker
2 66 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.47%) HDFS
6 13 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.20%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) Samba
10 3 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.058%) XenApp
11 2 (0.058%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.029%) Firmware
12 1 (0.029%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 135 (3.94%) Ansible
2 132 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (3.36%) Puppet
4 74 (2.16%) Terraform
5 70 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 33 (0.96%) Packer
7 32 (0.93%) Nagios
8 27 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (0.79%) Kibana
9 25 (0.73%) Automic
9 25 (0.73%) Graphite
10 23 (0.67%) HP ALM
11 19 (0.55%) logstash
12 14 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (0.35%) Salt
14 9 (0.26%) Mesos
15 7 (0.20%) CFEngine
15 7 (0.20%) Control-M
15 7 (0.20%) Rancher
15 7 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 475 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 292 (8.52%) Oracle
3 119 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
4 107 (3.12%) Google
5 101 (2.95%) SAP
6 97 (2.83%) Sybase
7 88 (2.57%) IBM
8 65 (1.90%) Tableau
9 62 (1.81%) VMware
10 48 (1.40%) Omniture
10 48 (1.40%) Optimizely
11 41 (1.20%) Splunk
12 40 (1.17%) HP
13 39 (1.14%) hybris
14 37 (1.08%) Demandware
15 35 (1.02%) WorldPay
16 33 (0.96%) AppDynamics
17 30 (0.88%) Sitecore
18 27 (0.79%) Blue Prism
18 27 (0.79%) Red Hat