Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 6.43% 4.27% 10.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 5.43% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Salford median annual salary £31,062 £53,102 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.51% +24.95% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,614 £50,194 £34,500
90th Percentile £36,250 £56,730 £51,750
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +12.50%

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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 171 92 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 100.00% 78.63% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 77 63
Salford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,300 £28,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,500 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Salford

SDLC
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Salford

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Salford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Salford over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Salford

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Salford region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) GoCD
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) QAComplete
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Trainee
4 1 (9.09%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft