Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 47 62 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.87% 13.05% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 14.22% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 19
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,750 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.54% -5.00% -0.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £55,750
UK 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 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 622 436 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.94% 91.79% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 380 295 323
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
County Antrim -19 46 £40,000 +20.30% 12
Newry - 1 £27,500 -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) C#
4 21 (44.68%) Linux
5 17 (36.17%) Degree
6 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
8 13 (27.66%) PHP
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
9 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (23.40%) Cyberattack
10 10 (21.28%) Low Latency
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.28%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (19.15%) Velocity
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (17.02%) DevOps
13 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
13 7 (14.89%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (12.77%) Web Services
14 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
14 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
15 5 (10.64%) Blockchain
15 5 (10.64%) Node.js
15 5 (10.64%) Kubernetes
15 5 (10.64%) Docker
16 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
16 4 (8.51%) TDD

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 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Hyperledger
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.64%) Blockchain
4 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.38%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) Software Developer
3 19 (40.43%) Java Developer
3 19 (40.43%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) Velocity
3 6 (12.77%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) Node.js
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Spring
6 3 (6.38%) Angular 2
6 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 3 (6.38%) jQuery
6 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (6.38%) LAMP
6 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Cyberattack
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile Wallet
3 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (21.28%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (21.28%) Low Latency
5 8 (17.02%) DevOps
6 7 (14.89%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) System Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) C#
4 13 (27.66%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Google