Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 36 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 63 14 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.31% 4.35% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 4.52% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 2 13
10th Percentile £30,775 £29,375 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £30,313 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £36,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +24.14% -27.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £52,500 £42,813 £63,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,125 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,371
% change year-on-year +4.35% +7.74% +1.66%

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 733 310 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.70% 96.27% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 417 133 342
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,550 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Northern Ireland

SDLC
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Northern Ireland

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -3 53 £45,000 +24.14% 7
County Londonderry - 6 £34,000 -
County Down - 3 - -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) Social Skills
3 23 (36.51%) C#
4 22 (34.92%) .NET
5 20 (31.75%) SQL
6 19 (30.16%) Degree
7 17 (26.98%) Product Vision
8 16 (25.40%) Presentation Skills
8 16 (25.40%) Backlog Management
9 15 (23.81%) Microservices
9 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.22%) Product Backlog
10 14 (22.22%) Product Management
11 13 (20.63%) User Stories
11 13 (20.63%) BDD
11 13 (20.63%) Confluence
11 13 (20.63%) JIRA
11 13 (20.63%) Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
11 13 (20.63%) Scrum
12 12 (19.05%) MVC
12 12 (19.05%) Web Services
13 10 (15.87%) Backlog Prioritisation
14 9 (14.29%) Fintech
14 9 (14.29%) Java
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
15 8 (12.70%) C
15 8 (12.70%) C++
15 8 (12.70%) HTML

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 13 (20.63%) Confluence
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
2 7 (11.11%) Kentico
2 7 (11.11%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) gulp
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 25 (39.68%) Social Skills
2 16 (25.40%) Presentation Skills
3 8 (12.70%) Finance
4 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.52%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Games
6 2 (3.17%) Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Automotive
7 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Software Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Product Owner
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.17%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Hardware Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) IT Manager
10 1 (1.59%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) .NET
2 12 (19.05%) Web Services
3 8 (12.70%) CSS
3 8 (12.70%) HTML
4 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) JSON
6 3 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (4.76%) Spring
6 3 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (3.17%) HTML5
7 2 (3.17%) J2EE
7 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.59%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (1.59%) REST
8 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Smartphone
1 6 (9.52%) STB
2 5 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.35%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
2 6 (9.52%) Android
2 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Product Vision
3 16 (25.40%) Backlog Management
4 15 (23.81%) Microservices
5 14 (22.22%) Product Backlog
5 14 (22.22%) Product Management
6 13 (20.63%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (20.63%) BDD
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
6 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.63%) User Stories
7 12 (19.05%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) Backlog Prioritisation
9 9 (14.29%) Fintech
10 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
11 7 (11.11%) SOA
12 6 (9.52%) Concurrent Programming
12 6 (9.52%) Cryptography
12 6 (9.52%) DRM
12 6 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) C#
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.29%) Java
5 8 (12.70%) C
5 8 (12.70%) C++
6 6 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Java 8
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
3 5 (7.94%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) OCA
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft