Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 66 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 -1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 259 176 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.58% 4.48% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 4.75% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 133 149 213
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.89%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £74,250 £69,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% -7.00% +11.11%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,333 3,702 3,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.26% 94.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,518 3,107 3,123
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,151 £48,000
% change year-on-year +9.03% +0.31% +6.67%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Manchester

SDLC
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Manchester.

Salary trend for SDLC in Manchester

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Manchester

SDLC
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Wigan +3 5 £57,500 -25.81% 1
Bury -1 1 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Cheadle - 1 £55,000 -
SDLC
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 198 (76.45%) Agile
2 88 (33.98%) CI/CD
3 82 (31.66%) TDD
4 81 (31.27%) Software Engineering
4 81 (31.27%) DevOps
5 80 (30.89%) Azure
6 67 (25.87%) .NET
7 65 (25.10%) Scrum
8 59 (22.78%) Test Automation
9 58 (22.39%) Microsoft
10 57 (22.01%) Finance
11 54 (20.85%) JavaScript
11 54 (20.85%) Social Skills
12 53 (20.46%) C#
12 53 (20.46%) SQL
13 47 (18.15%) RESTful
13 47 (18.15%) Git (software)
14 46 (17.76%) AWS
15 45 (17.37%) Microservices
16 44 (16.99%) SQL Server
17 42 (16.22%) React
18 40 (15.44%) GitHub
19 38 (14.67%) MVC
19 38 (14.67%) Software Testing
19 38 (14.67%) Self-Motivation
20 37 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (14.29%) Java
20 37 (14.29%) Mentoring
21 36 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
22 35 (13.51%) JIRA

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (1.93%) SAS
2 4 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.39%) Kondor
1 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 80 (30.89%) Azure
2 46 (17.76%) AWS
3 40 (15.44%) GitHub
4 21 (8.11%) GitHub Actions
5 15 (5.79%) Serverless
6 10 (3.86%) Azure Service Fabric
7 9 (3.47%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 9 (3.47%) Azure Functions
7 9 (3.47%) Azure Monitor
7 9 (3.47%) Azure Service Bus
8 8 (3.09%) npm
8 8 (3.09%) NuGet
9 7 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (2.70%) Azure Pipelines
9 7 (2.70%) GCP
10 6 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.16%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (1.16%) SaaS
12 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.41%) Internet
2 7 (2.70%) HTTP
2 7 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.93%) ATM
3 5 (1.93%) SSL
3 5 (1.93%) VPN
4 3 (1.16%) DHCP
4 3 (1.16%) DNS
4 3 (1.16%) FTP
4 3 (1.16%) IPsec
5 1 (0.39%) LoRaWAN
5 1 (0.39%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.81%) MySQL
3 26 (10.04%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.93%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.54%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) Biml
9 1 (0.39%) OLAP
9 1 (0.39%) OLTP
9 1 (0.39%) Redis
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.39%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (18.15%) Git (software)
2 35 (13.51%) JIRA
3 25 (9.65%) GitLab
4 16 (6.18%) Postman
5 15 (5.79%) PHPUnit
6 14 (5.41%) Cypress.io
6 14 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.86%) SonarQube
8 7 (2.70%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.32%) Gradle
9 6 (2.32%) Maven
9 6 (2.32%) Selenium
10 5 (1.93%) TestRail
11 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.77%) JUnit
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.39%) git-flow
13 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (22.01%) Finance
2 54 (20.85%) Social Skills
3 34 (13.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 23 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.88%) Retail
5 21 (8.11%) Automotive
6 19 (7.34%) Law
7 18 (6.95%) Legal
8 17 (6.56%) Banking
8 17 (6.56%) Public Sector
9 13 (5.02%) Fire and Rescue
9 13 (5.02%) Police
10 12 (4.63%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (3.47%) Marketing
12 6 (2.32%) Publishing
13 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
14 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
16 1 (0.39%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 111 (42.86%) Developer
2 42 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 38 (14.67%) Software Developer
4 28 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 27 (10.42%) Analyst
5 27 (10.42%) Software Engineer
6 23 (8.88%) Architect
7 17 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.18%) Business Analyst
8 16 (6.18%) PHP Developer
9 14 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
10 13 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (5.02%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.63%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (4.25%) Senior Test Engineer
13 10 (3.86%) Junior
14 9 (3.47%) Tester
15 8 (3.09%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.87%) .NET
2 47 (18.15%) RESTful
3 42 (16.22%) React
4 35 (13.51%) .NET Core
5 33 (12.74%) HTML
6 29 (11.20%) AngularJS
7 28 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 27 (10.42%) CSS
9 23 (8.88%) Web Services
10 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (6.95%) jQuery
12 16 (6.18%) Node.js
12 16 (6.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (6.18%) YAML
13 15 (5.79%) Entity Framework
13 15 (5.79%) Laravel
14 14 (5.41%) pytest
14 14 (5.41%) Symfony
14 14 (5.41%) XML
15 13 (5.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.67%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (11.20%) Cloud Native
3 18 (6.95%) IoT
4 17 (6.56%) User Experience
5 14 (5.41%) Blockchain
6 9 (3.47%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.09%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.09%) Wiki
8 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.32%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.32%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.93%) Blog
10 5 (1.93%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.16%) Industry 4.0
12 3 (1.16%) Sports Betting
13 1 (0.39%) NB-IoT
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.88%) Windows
2 14 (5.41%) Linux
3 9 (3.47%) zOS
4 6 (2.32%) Android
5 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.54%) Unix
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (76.45%) Agile
2 88 (33.98%) CI/CD
3 82 (31.66%) TDD
4 81 (31.27%) DevOps
4 81 (31.27%) Software Engineering
5 65 (25.10%) Scrum
6 59 (22.78%) Test Automation
7 45 (17.37%) Microservices
8 38 (14.67%) MVC
8 38 (14.67%) Software Testing
9 37 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 37 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (11.58%) Kanban
12 28 (10.81%) SOLID
13 26 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (9.65%) Full Stack Development
15 24 (9.27%) Event-Driven
15 24 (9.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 24 (9.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.85%) JavaScript
2 53 (20.46%) C#
2 53 (20.46%) SQL
3 37 (14.29%) Java
4 30 (11.58%) Python
5 25 (9.65%) TypeScript
6 17 (6.56%) PHP
7 16 (6.18%) Ruby
8 10 (3.86%) Bash
8 10 (3.86%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.47%) Assembly Language
9 9 (3.47%) COBOL
10 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.70%) C++
11 7 (2.70%) Go
12 3 (1.16%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.16%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.77%) C
13 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) Degree
2 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.86%) Master's Degree
6 9 (3.47%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.54%) CISSP
9 4 (1.54%) CSSLP
10 3 (1.16%) ISEB
10 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.16%) PMP
11 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.49%) QA
2 10 (3.86%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (11.20%) Docker
2 9 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (7.72%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.02%) Ansible
2 13 (5.02%) Terraform
3 8 (3.09%) HP Fortify
3 8 (3.09%) Puppet
4 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.93%) Grafana
5 5 (1.93%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 58 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.47%) IBM
3 7 (2.70%) Checkmarx
3 7 (2.70%) NEC
3 7 (2.70%) Northgate
3 7 (2.70%) Veracode
4 6 (2.32%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle
6 3 (1.16%) Spotify
7 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.39%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.39%) Refinitiv
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Sun
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase