Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 13 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 6.74% 11.36% 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 14.02% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 6
Salford median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £26,487 £29,750 £37,625
90th Percentile £48,500 £54,305 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 188 107 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 97.41% 81.06% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 135 83 58
Salford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,800 £27,475
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,750 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Broadband
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server

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 (30.77%) Broadband
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) GoCD
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) QAComplete
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow