Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 66 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.89% 5.18% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.31% 5.74% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 6
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +12.90% -4.62%
10th Percentile £11,250 £28,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,750 £59,125
UK 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 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 431 296 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.74% 90.24% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 276 225 119
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +16.62%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +8 64 £27,500 -21.43% 3
County Armagh - 1 £42,500 -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (65.15%) Oracle
3 41 (62.12%) Scrum
4 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 37 (56.06%) Legal
6 30 (45.45%) Kanban
7 23 (34.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 20 (30.30%) DevOps
9 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Excel
9 20 (30.30%) MS Visio
10 19 (28.79%) .NET
10 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (28.79%) Finance
10 19 (28.79%) Process Management
10 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
10 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (28.79%) Node.js
11 18 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (27.27%) Ticket Management
11 18 (27.27%) Customer-Centricity
11 18 (27.27%) Traceability Matrix
11 18 (27.27%) Workflow Management
11 18 (27.27%) Workflow
11 18 (27.27%) Project Management
11 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
11 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (27.27%) SQL
12 17 (25.76%) Degree

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 12 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 12 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (30.30%) MS Visio
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.18%) iPaaS
2 12 (18.18%) PaaS
2 12 (18.18%) SaaS
3 4 (6.06%) GitHub
3 4 (6.06%) Slack
4 1 (1.52%) Force.com
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.61%) DocumentDB
4 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.58%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 12 (18.18%) GitLab
3 10 (15.15%) JIRA
4 7 (10.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (10.61%) TeamCity
5 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (56.06%) Legal
2 19 (28.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Architect
2 13 (19.70%) Technical Architect
3 11 (16.67%) Scrum Master
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.06%) QA Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) Node.js
3 13 (19.70%) Web Services
4 8 (12.12%) CSS
4 8 (12.12%) HTML
4 8 (12.12%) jQuery
5 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.61%) Angular 2
5 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.61%) Backbone.js
5 7 (10.61%) Classic ASP
5 7 (10.61%) Entity Framework
5 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (10.61%) RESTful
5 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.58%) REST
6 5 (7.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) User Experience
2 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
5 6 (9.09%) Derivative
6 2 (3.03%) FMCG
7 1 (1.52%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (62.12%) Scrum
3 30 (45.45%) Kanban
4 23 (34.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (30.30%) DevOps
6 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
6 19 (28.79%) Process Management
7 18 (27.27%) Customer-Centricity
7 18 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
7 18 (27.27%) Project Management
7 18 (27.27%) Ticket Management
7 18 (27.27%) Traceability Matrix
7 18 (27.27%) Workflow
7 18 (27.27%) Workflow Management
8 14 (21.21%) CRM
8 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
8 14 (21.21%) Migration
9 12 (18.18%) Data Security
9 12 (18.18%) SOA
9 12 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) PHP
3 12 (18.18%) Python
3 12 (18.18%) Ruby
4 7 (10.61%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (25.76%) Degree
3 11 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 11 (16.67%) PMP
4 6 (9.09%) ISEB
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Kubernetes
2 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Oracle
2 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com