Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 24 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 391 490 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.29% 9.08% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.91% 9.65% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 233 330 255
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £34,443 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,125 £66,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 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 4,390 5,077 5,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.11% 94.07% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,615 3,280 3,299
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,705
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.66% +2.77%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Scotland

SDLC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Scotland

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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
Edinburgh +11 181 £52,500 +16.67% 22
Glasgow -13 149 £47,500 -5.00% 27
West Lothian +34 21 £45,000 -10.00%
Dundee -4 10 £41,500 -24.55%
West Dunbartonshire +3 8 - -
Fife -2 8 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Aberdeen - 8 £40,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire +5 3 £45,000 +4.65%
North Lanarkshire -8 3 £35,000 +6.09%
Renfrewshire +3 2 £55,000 -
Stirling +2 2 £44,000 - 1
Lanarkshire +1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 262 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (37.85%) SQL
3 123 (31.46%) .NET
4 107 (27.37%) C#
5 105 (26.85%) Finance
6 90 (23.02%) Java
7 89 (22.76%) Azure
8 83 (21.23%) JavaScript
9 80 (20.46%) DevOps
10 78 (19.95%) Software Engineering
11 67 (17.14%) HTML
11 67 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 66 (16.88%) CSS
12 66 (16.88%) Microsoft
13 61 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (14.83%) Python
15 57 (14.58%) Test Automation
16 55 (14.07%) MVC
17 53 (13.55%) Degree
18 49 (12.53%) Oracle
19 48 (12.28%) ASP.NET
19 48 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (12.28%) Decision-Making
20 47 (12.02%) Mentoring
20 47 (12.02%) Linux
21 46 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
22 45 (11.51%) Docker
23 41 (10.49%) Scrum
24 40 (10.23%) TDD
24 40 (10.23%) PowerShell

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 15 (3.84%) IBM HTTP Server
2 14 (3.58%) Confluence
3 12 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.56%) IIS
4 10 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.79%) Apache
6 4 (1.02%) Appian
6 4 (1.02%) WordPress
7 3 (0.77%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.77%) Simulink
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.77%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.76%) Azure
2 20 (5.12%) AWS
3 19 (4.86%) Power Platform
4 13 (3.32%) SaaS
5 8 (2.05%) Office 365
5 8 (2.05%) PowerApps
6 5 (1.28%) GitHub
7 4 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.02%) GCP
8 2 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.86%) HTTP
2 15 (3.84%) Firewall
3 11 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.56%) DHCP
4 10 (2.56%) DNS
5 6 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.88%) Big Data
5 21 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (5.37%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.86%) Power BI
7 16 (4.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.09%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.84%) MySQL
9 13 (3.32%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.07%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.81%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.79%) GIS
12 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.53%) DB2
13 6 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.53%) QlikView
14 5 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (9.97%) JIRA
2 33 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.44%) Visual Studio
3 31 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (5.88%) Ant
5 22 (5.63%) Apache Ivy
6 21 (5.37%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.58%) Selenium
8 10 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.30%) IBM UrbanCode
9 9 (2.30%) JUnit
10 8 (2.05%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.05%) Subversion
10 8 (2.05%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 5 (1.28%) Gradle
12 5 (1.28%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.02%) JMeter
13 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 105 (26.85%) Finance
2 31 (7.93%) Banking
3 13 (3.32%) Marketing
4 10 (2.56%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.79%) Legal
6 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.28%) Retail
8 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Front Office
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 179 (45.78%) Developer
2 57 (14.58%) Senior Developer
3 49 (12.53%) Software Developer
4 45 (11.51%) Software Engineer
5 39 (9.97%) .NET Developer
6 29 (7.42%) Senior Software Developer
7 25 (6.39%) Analyst
8 24 (6.14%) C# Developer
9 23 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
10 19 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (4.60%) Lead Developer
12 17 (4.35%) DevOps Developer
12 17 (4.35%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.84%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.84%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) SQL Developer
16 12 (3.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (31.46%) .NET
2 67 (17.14%) HTML
3 66 (16.88%) CSS
4 48 (12.28%) ASP.NET
5 37 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (9.46%) HTML5
6 35 (8.95%) React
7 33 (8.44%) Web Services
8 32 (8.18%) .NET Core
8 32 (8.18%) RESTful
9 27 (6.91%) AngularJS
9 27 (6.91%) CSS3
10 24 (6.14%) SOAP
11 23 (5.88%) jQuery
12 21 (5.37%) REST
13 19 (4.86%) .NET Framework
13 19 (4.86%) Node.js
13 19 (4.86%) XML
14 17 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (4.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.35%) User Experience
4 14 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.28%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Robotics
8 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (0.51%) Blog
10 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.26%) Animation
11 1 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.02%) Linux
2 30 (7.67%) Windows
3 21 (5.37%) Unix
4 12 (3.07%) Android
5 10 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.02%) VMS
8 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.51%) AIX
9 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.51%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.46%) DevOps
3 78 (19.95%) Software Engineering
4 61 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (14.58%) Test Automation
6 55 (14.07%) MVC
7 48 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 48 (12.28%) Decision-Making
8 47 (12.02%) Mentoring
9 46 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.49%) Scrum
11 40 (10.23%) TDD
12 38 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
13 36 (9.21%) Process Improvement
13 36 (9.21%) Service Management
14 35 (8.95%) OO
14 35 (8.95%) Proactive Management
14 35 (8.95%) Risk Management
15 30 (7.67%) Microservices
16 29 (7.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 148 (37.85%) SQL
2 107 (27.37%) C#
3 90 (23.02%) Java
4 83 (21.23%) JavaScript
5 58 (14.83%) Python
6 40 (10.23%) PowerShell
7 29 (7.42%) Ruby
8 21 (5.37%) T-SQL
9 20 (5.12%) C++
10 16 (4.09%) C
11 14 (3.58%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.58%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.30%) Perl
12 9 (2.30%) PHP
13 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.28%) Java 8
14 5 (1.28%) Scala
14 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.02%) Delphi
15 4 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (13.55%) Degree
2 13 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.02%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) SEPA
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (11.51%) Docker
2 10 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.56%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.81%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (1.53%) Ansible
4 5 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Graphite
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.26%) Icinga
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.53%) Oracle
3 24 (6.14%) IBM
4 22 (5.63%) Micro Focus
5 12 (3.07%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.30%) Sybase
7 7 (1.79%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.28%) Zend
9 4 (1.02%) Adobe
9 4 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.02%) Google
9 4 (1.02%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.02%) Pega
10 3 (0.77%) ESRI
10 3 (0.77%) Mapbox
10 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.51%) HP
11 2 (0.51%) Informatica
11 2 (0.51%) VMware