Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 52 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 +13
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 151 142 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.85% 4.91% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 5.68% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 161 123 135
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 2,189 2,498 3,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.88% 86.41% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 1,820 3,178
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 93 (61.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.09%) Degree
3 50 (33.11%) Java
4 47 (31.13%) QA
5 45 (29.80%) Scrum
6 41 (27.15%) SQL
7 33 (21.85%) Computer Science
8 28 (18.54%) Test Automation
9 27 (17.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 23 (15.23%) Finance
10 23 (15.23%) C#
10 23 (15.23%) .NET
11 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
12 20 (13.25%) Project Management
12 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (12.58%) Waterfall
13 19 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (11.92%) OO
14 18 (11.92%) Functional Testing
15 17 (11.26%) Unit Testing
15 17 (11.26%) Selenium
16 16 (10.60%) TDD
16 16 (10.60%) WebDriver
17 15 (9.93%) BDD
17 15 (9.93%) Web Services
18 14 (9.27%) Linux
18 14 (9.27%) Software Engineering
18 14 (9.27%) Mathematics
18 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
18 14 (9.27%) SaaS

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 (4.64%) IIS
1 7 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.65%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.32%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) HipChat
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.27%) SaaS
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.65%) Force.com
3 4 (2.65%) GitHub
4 3 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.32%) Slack
6 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.66%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (4.64%) LAN
2 7 (4.64%) RFID
2 7 (4.64%) WAN
2 7 (4.64%) WLAN
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) Modbus
3 1 (0.66%) SMTP
3 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.64%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (4.64%) DB2
3 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.31%) QlikView
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.65%) HBase
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.65%) Power BI
5 4 (2.65%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.99%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.66%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Selenium
2 16 (10.60%) WebDriver
3 11 (7.28%) JIRA
4 9 (5.96%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.65%) Ant
6 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.65%) JUnit
6 4 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.99%) GitLab
7 3 (1.99%) Gradle
7 3 (1.99%) Maven
7 3 (1.99%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.32%) JBehave
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (22.52%) Developer
2 31 (20.53%) Analyst
3 14 (9.27%) Consultant
3 14 (9.27%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.95%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.28%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.96%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.96%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Architect
7 8 (5.30%) QA Engineer
7 8 (5.30%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (5.30%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.97%) Programmer
9 6 (3.97%) QA Leader
9 6 (3.97%) Tester
10 5 (3.31%) Field Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Governance Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.23%) .NET
2 15 (9.93%) Web Services
3 12 (7.95%) HTML
4 9 (5.96%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.96%) SOAP
4 9 (5.96%) Spring
5 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.64%) CSS
6 7 (4.64%) REST
7 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (3.97%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.97%) XML
8 5 (3.31%) CGI
8 5 (3.31%) J2EE
8 5 (3.31%) Middleware
9 4 (2.65%) EJB
9 4 (2.65%) JMS
9 4 (2.65%) UDDI
9 4 (2.65%) XSD
9 4 (2.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.85%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.62%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (5.30%) Cyberattack
5 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.31%) Fintech
7 5 (3.31%) User Experience
8 4 (2.65%) Digital Currency
8 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.66%) Life Science
10 1 (0.66%) SCADA
10 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 10 (6.62%) Android
4 9 (5.96%) Unix
5 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (61.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.80%) Scrum
3 28 (18.54%) Test Automation
4 20 (13.25%) Project Management
5 19 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (12.58%) Waterfall
6 18 (11.92%) Functional Testing
6 18 (11.92%) OO
7 17 (11.26%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.60%) TDD
9 15 (9.93%) BDD
10 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
10 14 (9.27%) Mathematics
10 14 (9.27%) Software Engineering
11 13 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (8.61%) Test Strategy
12 12 (7.95%) Line Management
12 12 (7.95%) Manual Testing
12 12 (7.95%) User Stories
13 11 (7.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.11%) Java
2 41 (27.15%) SQL
3 23 (15.23%) C#
4 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.62%) C++
6 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.65%) Python
6 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.65%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (2.65%) XPath
7 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.99%) C
7 3 (1.99%) ES6
7 3 (1.99%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.66%) Erlang
8 1 (0.66%) ES7
8 1 (0.66%) Go
8 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (37.09%) Degree
2 27 (17.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (8.61%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.97%) ISEB
5 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (31.13%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) COBIT
2 5 (3.31%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.31%) PMO
3 4 (2.65%) GDPR
3 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.65%) PSD2
4 3 (1.99%) SLA
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Apache Flume
1 4 (2.65%) Firmware
1 4 (2.65%) HDFS
2 2 (1.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) Oozie
1 4 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.32%) Marathon
2 2 (1.32%) Mesos
3 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (5.96%) Microsoft
1 9 (5.96%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle
3 4 (2.65%) Kofax
3 4 (2.65%) Perforce
3 4 (2.65%) Tableau
4 3 (1.99%) Google
4 3 (1.99%) SAP
4 3 (1.99%) Telerik
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco
5 2 (1.32%) HP
5 2 (1.32%) Ivanti
5 2 (1.32%) SOTI
6 1 (0.66%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (0.66%) Capita