Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 63 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 -6
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 84 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.44% 3.42% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 4.02% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 33
North East median annual salary £46,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £23,850 £30,000 £31,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,750 £54,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,352 1,145 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.62% 85.13% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 952 1,049
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the North East

SDLC
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDLC in the North East.

Salary trend for SDLC in the North East

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the North East over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the North East

SDLC
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Tyne and Wear +23 69 £50,000 +16.28% 13
Durham -10 12 £37,500 - 1
Northumberland -6 1 £72,500 +81.25%
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 67 (79.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) .NET
3 40 (47.62%) C#
4 38 (45.24%) Java
5 35 (41.67%) Degree
6 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
6 31 (36.90%) HTML
7 30 (35.71%) Scrum
8 29 (34.52%) OO
9 24 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 24 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 20 (23.81%) SQL
11 19 (22.62%) HTML5
12 17 (20.24%) TDD
13 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
14 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 13 (15.48%) CSS
15 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
15 13 (15.48%) Coaching
16 12 (14.29%) Line Management
16 12 (14.29%) Microservices
16 12 (14.29%) BDD
17 11 (13.10%) JIRA
17 11 (13.10%) QA
18 10 (11.90%) Web Services
18 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
18 10 (11.90%) Selenium
18 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
18 10 (11.90%) Open Source

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (5.95%) Confluence
2 4 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Documentum
3 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) SMS
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) JIRA
2 10 (11.90%) Selenium
3 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.95%) JUnit
4 5 (5.95%) Protractor
4 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.95%) TestNG
5 4 (4.76%) JMeter
5 4 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.76%) Ranorex
5 4 (4.76%) Robot Framework
5 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.19%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Maven
7 1 (1.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (8.33%) Automotive
1 7 (8.33%) Retail
2 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Tester
8 6 (7.14%) Graduate
8 6 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.95%) Development Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) .NET
2 31 (36.90%) HTML
3 19 (22.62%) HTML5
4 13 (15.48%) CSS
5 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.90%) Web Services
6 8 (9.52%) Node.js
6 8 (9.52%) REST
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.14%) React
9 5 (5.95%) SOAP
10 4 (4.76%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.76%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.76%) Spring
11 3 (3.57%) XML
12 2 (2.38%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.38%) XSD
12 2 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) FMCG
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (79.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) Scrum
3 29 (34.52%) OO
4 24 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 24 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.24%) TDD
6 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.48%) Coaching
7 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
8 12 (14.29%) BDD
8 12 (14.29%) Line Management
8 12 (14.29%) Microservices
9 10 (11.90%) Open Source
9 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.71%) DevOps
10 9 (10.71%) MVC
11 8 (9.52%) Software Delivery
11 8 (9.52%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) C#
2 38 (45.24%) Java
3 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.81%) SQL
5 7 (8.33%) C++
5 7 (8.33%) Ruby
6 6 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) Scala
8 2 (2.38%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) XPath
8 2 (2.38%) XQuery
9 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.19%) Go
9 1 (1.19%) R
9 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) ISEB
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Pega
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) Progress
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) Sage
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) Telerik