Period
to 27 May 2018

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

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 61 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 +40
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 118 117 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.69% 4.58% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 5.32% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 121 96 196
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £67,500
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,172 2,201 3,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.33% 86.11% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,847 1,696 2,744
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,700 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,100
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Reading

SDLC
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Reading

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Reading over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.68%) Degree
3 35 (29.66%) QA
4 34 (28.81%) Java
5 32 (27.12%) Software Engineering
6 28 (23.73%) SQL
7 25 (21.19%) C++
7 25 (21.19%) OO
8 24 (20.34%) Unit Testing
9 23 (19.49%) UML
9 23 (19.49%) Scrum
10 22 (18.64%) Process Improvement
11 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
11 21 (17.80%) ISO 9001
11 21 (17.80%) ISTQB
12 20 (16.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (16.95%) Release Management
12 20 (16.95%) OOD
12 20 (16.95%) CMMI
12 20 (16.95%) Firmware
12 20 (16.95%) Validation
13 19 (16.10%) Finance
13 19 (16.10%) DevOps
14 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
15 17 (14.41%) User Stories
16 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
16 16 (13.56%) Linux
17 15 (12.71%) ISEB
17 15 (12.71%) Test Automation
18 14 (11.86%) Oracle

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.24%) Confluence
3 4 (3.39%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.39%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) HipChat
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.08%) SaaS
4 4 (3.39%) GitHub
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.54%) Datadog
6 2 (1.69%) Slack
7 1 (0.85%) Force.com
7 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.85%) npm
7 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) Modbus
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) RFID
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (8.47%) QlikView
2 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.24%) Power BI
4 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.39%) HBase
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.39%) Sqoop
6 3 (2.54%) Big Data
6 3 (2.54%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) JIRA
2 11 (9.32%) Selenium
2 11 (9.32%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.24%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.39%) Ant
7 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.54%) GitLab
8 3 (2.54%) Gradle
8 3 (2.54%) Maven
8 3 (2.54%) Travis CI
8 3 (2.54%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.69%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.69%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (23.73%) Software Engineer
2 27 (22.88%) Analyst
3 21 (17.80%) Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Test Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Software Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.78%) QA Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.93%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) Web Services
2 9 (7.63%) Spring
3 7 (5.93%) HTML
3 7 (5.93%) XML
4 6 (5.08%) .NET
4 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.24%) JMS
5 5 (4.24%) Middleware
5 5 (4.24%) SOAP
6 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.39%) EJB
6 4 (3.39%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.39%) Java EE
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.39%) UDDI
6 4 (3.39%) WSDL
6 4 (3.39%) XSD
6 4 (3.39%) XSLT
7 3 (2.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Virtual Team
4 6 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.24%) User Experience
6 4 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.54%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.54%) Fintech
7 3 (2.54%) Learning Management System
7 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) SCADA
8 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) Android
3 5 (4.24%) Unix
4 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.39%) CentOS
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.54%) DC/OS
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) Software Engineering
3 25 (21.19%) OO
4 24 (20.34%) Unit Testing
5 23 (19.49%) Scrum
5 23 (19.49%) UML
6 22 (18.64%) Process Improvement
7 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
8 20 (16.95%) CMMI
8 20 (16.95%) OOD
8 20 (16.95%) Release Management
8 20 (16.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 20 (16.95%) Validation
9 19 (16.10%) DevOps
10 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
11 17 (14.41%) User Stories
12 15 (12.71%) Test Automation
13 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
14 12 (10.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) Java
2 28 (23.73%) SQL
3 25 (21.19%) C++
4 10 (8.47%) C#
5 8 (6.78%) Java 8
6 7 (5.93%) Python
7 5 (4.24%) Java 9
7 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.39%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (3.39%) XPath
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) ES6
10 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (40.68%) Degree
2 21 (17.80%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.71%) ISEB
4 13 (11.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.66%) QA
2 21 (17.80%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.39%) GDPR
3 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.39%) PSD2
4 3 (2.54%) PMO
5 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Firmware
2 10 (8.47%) Docker
3 5 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Flume
4 4 (3.39%) HDFS
5 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.54%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.39%) Oozie
3 3 (2.54%) Ansible
3 3 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.54%) Packer
3 3 (2.54%) Puppet
3 3 (2.54%) Terraform
4 2 (1.69%) Marathon
4 2 (1.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Oracle
2 9 (7.63%) Google
3 5 (4.24%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.24%) Tableau
4 4 (3.39%) Kofax
4 4 (3.39%) Perforce
5 3 (2.54%) New Relic
5 3 (2.54%) Splunk
5 3 (2.54%) Telerik
5 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com