Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 18 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 -13
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 28 47 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.67% 10.33% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 11.08% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £33,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.33% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £18,000 £22,250 £34,375
90th Percentile £51,500 £55,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 384 424 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 91.43% 93.19% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 275 341 188
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -14 25 £33,250 -11.33% 9
County Londonderry - 2 £51,000 - 2
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) Python
4 11 (39.29%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) C++
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) OO
7 8 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
10 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Windows
12 3 (10.71%) Oracle
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.71%) C
12 3 (10.71%) Scrum
12 3 (10.71%) Finance

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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) RMDS
2 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) gulp
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Graduate
2 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate Applications Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) React
4 1 (3.57%) boto
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (28.57%) OO
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Microscopy
7 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
7 3 (10.71%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 11 (39.29%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) C++
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.71%) C
8 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.57%) Kotlin
9 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) logstash
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) StreamBase
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) VMware