Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 56 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +41
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 97 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.15% 4.77% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 5.52% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 90 216
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,225 £39,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 2,057 2,102 3,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.91% 86.47% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,743 1,673 2,592
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,050 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (49.48%) Degree
3 38 (39.18%) Software Engineering
4 31 (31.96%) Unit Testing
5 29 (29.90%) C++
6 27 (27.84%) OO
7 24 (24.74%) SQL
8 23 (23.71%) Java
8 23 (23.71%) UML
8 23 (23.71%) Mentoring
9 22 (22.68%) Process Improvement
9 22 (22.68%) ISO 9001
10 21 (21.65%) OOD
10 21 (21.65%) Firmware
10 21 (21.65%) CMMI
10 21 (21.65%) Finance
10 21 (21.65%) Validation
10 21 (21.65%) Release Management
10 21 (21.65%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (20.62%) Scrum
12 19 (19.59%) Project Management
13 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.56%) Waterfall
14 17 (17.53%) Software Testing
15 16 (16.49%) Oracle
15 16 (16.49%) QA
16 15 (15.46%) Linux
16 15 (15.46%) User Stories
17 14 (14.43%) DevOps
18 13 (13.40%) JIRA

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 4 (4.12%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.12%) HipChat
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.09%) Datadog
5 2 (2.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.03%) Force.com
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) Office 365
6 1 (1.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.25%) Big Data
5 8 (8.25%) QlikView
6 6 (6.19%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (6.19%) Lumira
6 6 (6.19%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (6.19%) Snowflake Schema
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.15%) Power BI
8 4 (4.12%) OLAP
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (4.12%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (4.12%) SAP BW
8 4 (4.12%) SAP HANA
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) JIRA
2 8 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.12%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.09%) Selenium
6 3 (3.09%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) JUnit
7 2 (2.06%) Mockito
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.03%) Protractor
8 1 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Software Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Analyst
3 17 (17.53%) Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Test Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) Project Manager
6 12 (12.37%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Development Manager
8 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Development Project Manager
8 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.22%) QA Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Software Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Software Development Manager
10 6 (6.19%) Software Development Project Manager
10 6 (6.19%) Software Project Manager
10 6 (6.19%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) SDLC Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) HTML
2 8 (8.25%) .NET
3 7 (7.22%) Kafka
3 7 (7.22%) XML
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.15%) Spring
6 3 (3.09%) CGI
6 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.09%) jQuery
6 3 (3.09%) Velocity
6 3 (3.09%) Web Services
7 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.06%) GWT
7 2 (2.06%) JSP
7 2 (2.06%) Redux
7 2 (2.06%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.19%) PMI
3 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.15%) Digital Currency
4 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.12%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.09%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.09%) Fintech
6 3 (3.09%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.09%) User Experience
7 2 (2.06%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) Unix
3 7 (7.22%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.15%) CentOS
5 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.12%) DC/OS
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Software Engineering
3 31 (31.96%) Unit Testing
4 27 (27.84%) OO
5 23 (23.71%) Mentoring
5 23 (23.71%) UML
6 22 (22.68%) Process Improvement
7 21 (21.65%) CMMI
7 21 (21.65%) OOD
7 21 (21.65%) Release Management
7 21 (21.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (21.65%) Validation
8 20 (20.62%) Scrum
9 19 (19.59%) Project Management
10 18 (18.56%) Waterfall
11 17 (17.53%) Software Testing
12 15 (15.46%) User Stories
13 14 (14.43%) DevOps
14 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) C++
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 23 (23.71%) Java
4 12 (12.37%) C#
5 8 (8.25%) Python
6 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.15%) Erlang
7 5 (5.15%) Go
7 5 (5.15%) Java 8
7 5 (5.15%) Java 9
8 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (49.48%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) ISEB
2 12 (12.37%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.19%) Master's Degree
5 6 (6.19%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.68%) ISO 9001
2 16 (16.49%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.06%) WAI
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Firmware
2 9 (9.28%) Docker
3 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.12%) VirtualBox
3 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.12%) Ansible
2 4 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.09%) Packer
3 3 (3.09%) Terraform
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) Google
4 6 (6.19%) SAP
4 6 (6.19%) Tableau
5 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.12%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) New Relic
6 3 (3.09%) Splunk
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com