Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 27 19
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 +11
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 150 434 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.18% 8.22% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 8.79% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 344 407
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £34,003 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £80,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,653 4,937 5,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.67% 93.50% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,691 3,275 3,668
Median annual salary £46,820 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Scotland

SDLC
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Scotland.

Salary trend for SDLC in Scotland

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Scotland

SDLC
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 67 £50,000 - 4
Edinburgh -21 56 £50,000 -9.63% 3
West Lothian +15 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Aberdeen -7 7 £48,750 -25.00%
Dundee +3 5 £52,500 +27.27%
Midlothian +1 2 £35,500 -13.85%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £60,250 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,000 -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.67%) SQL
3 51 (34.00%) .NET
4 50 (33.33%) C#
5 45 (30.00%) Finance
6 40 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 39 (26.00%) Software Engineering
8 36 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 35 (23.33%) Azure
10 34 (22.67%) Java
11 32 (21.33%) Test Automation
12 26 (17.33%) CSS
13 25 (16.67%) MVC
13 25 (16.67%) Scrum
13 25 (16.67%) Requirements Gathering
14 24 (16.00%) Mentoring
14 24 (16.00%) HTML
15 22 (14.67%) Linux
16 21 (14.00%) Spring
16 21 (14.00%) Degree
16 21 (14.00%) DevOps
17 20 (13.33%) AWS
17 20 (13.33%) Web Services
18 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
18 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (12.00%) Python
20 17 (11.33%) Oracle
20 17 (11.33%) Microservices
21 16 (10.67%) TDD

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.00%) Documentum
3 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (3.33%) Primavera
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.33%) Azure
2 20 (13.33%) AWS
3 5 (3.33%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.67%) SaaS
5 3 (2.00%) GitHub
6 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.33%) GCP
6 2 (1.33%) npm
6 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.33%) PaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Serverless
7 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) Firewall
1 2 (1.33%) Internet
1 2 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.67%) Big Data
4 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.33%) MySQL
6 5 (3.33%) Power BI
6 5 (3.33%) SQLPlus
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.67%) ArangoDB
10 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.00%) JIRA
5 10 (6.67%) Selenium
6 7 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.00%) Ant
7 6 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.00%) Subversion
8 5 (3.33%) Toad
9 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.67%) RubyMine
10 2 (1.33%) GitLab
10 2 (1.33%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.33%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.67%) Cypress.io
General
1 45 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.00%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.67%) Banking
5 4 (2.67%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (46.00%) Developer
2 27 (18.00%) Senior Developer
3 24 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 20 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Junior
8 8 (5.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Test Automation Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.00%) .NET
2 26 (17.33%) CSS
3 24 (16.00%) HTML
4 21 (14.00%) Spring
5 20 (13.33%) Web Services
6 15 (10.00%) REST
7 13 (8.67%) React
7 13 (8.67%) RESTful
8 12 (8.00%) jQuery
9 11 (7.33%) Ajax
9 11 (7.33%) SOAP
10 10 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 10 (6.67%) Spring Boot
10 10 (6.67%) Vue.js
10 10 (6.67%) WCF
11 9 (6.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.33%) .NET Core
12 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) User Experience
3 7 (4.67%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.00%) Blog
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.00%) Life Science
6 3 (2.00%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.33%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.33%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) BBC
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.67%) Linux
2 6 (4.00%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (2.00%) Android
4 3 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.33%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) Software Engineering
3 32 (21.33%) Test Automation
4 25 (16.67%) MVC
4 25 (16.67%) Requirements Gathering
4 25 (16.67%) Scrum
5 24 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 21 (14.00%) DevOps
7 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.33%) Microservices
9 16 (10.67%) TDD
10 13 (8.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (8.67%) ITIL
10 13 (8.67%) OO
11 12 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (8.00%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (6.67%) Coaching
12 10 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.67%) SQL
2 50 (33.33%) C#
3 40 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.67%) Java
5 18 (12.00%) Python
6 12 (8.00%) C++
6 12 (8.00%) Java 8
6 12 (8.00%) Ruby
7 10 (6.67%) C
8 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.00%) PHP
11 2 (1.33%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.67%) Clojure
12 1 (0.67%) ClojureScript
12 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.33%) HND
3 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) COBIT
2 2 (1.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.33%) NIST
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) GAMP
3 1 (0.67%) GLP
3 1 (0.67%) GMP
3 1 (0.67%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.33%) Ansible
2 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle
3 6 (4.00%) Micro Focus
4 3 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (1.33%) IBM
5 2 (1.33%) Intel
5 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.33%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.33%) Zend
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Facebook
6 1 (0.67%) Pega