Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 10 38
Rank change year-on-year -34 +28 -10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 19 68 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.51% 16.11% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 17.30% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -35.29% +37.10%
10th Percentile £22,013 £11,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £55,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 381 393 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.50% 93.13% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 268 258 223
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,775 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Northern Ireland

SDLC
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Northern Ireland

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Northern Ireland

SDLC
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 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
County Antrim -32 19 £42,500 +54.55% 11
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (31.58%) C++
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile Wallet
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) JUnit

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) Spock
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) React
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Enzyme
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
4 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Wallet
2 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Presales
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) C
7 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.26%) Java 8
8 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
8 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.26%) Netezza
2 1 (5.26%) StreamBase
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) VMware