Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 491 384 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.08% 6.81% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 7.40% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 331 259 172
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,024 5,187 4,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.90% 91.97% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,224 3,310 2,920
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +14 293 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Edinburgh +2 154 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North Lanarkshire - 10 £32,991 -
Fife +8 7 £40,000 +12.68% 6
West Lothian -24 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Dundee +14 5 £55,000 +46.67% 4
South Lanarkshire +3 4 £43,000 +3.61%
Stirling +6 2 - - 2
Lanarkshire +3 2 £40,000 -
Lothian -3 1 £45,000 +4.65%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 334 (68.02%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (44.40%) SQL
3 199 (40.53%) Java
4 197 (40.12%) Finance
5 190 (38.70%) JavaScript
6 152 (30.96%) HTML
7 114 (23.22%) C#
8 107 (21.79%) AngularJS
9 105 (21.38%) OO
10 104 (21.18%) Python
11 99 (20.16%) Oracle
12 95 (19.35%) Test Automation
13 94 (19.14%) Scrum
14 90 (18.33%) Hibernate
14 90 (18.33%) .NET
15 88 (17.92%) Spring
16 86 (17.52%) Software Engineering
17 84 (17.11%) NoSQL
18 82 (16.70%) Enterprise Software
19 81 (16.50%) Collaborative Working
20 74 (15.07%) HTML5
21 73 (14.87%) TDD
22 70 (14.26%) CSS
23 67 (13.65%) MySQL
23 67 (13.65%) PHP
23 67 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
24 63 (12.83%) Degree
24 63 (12.83%) OOP
24 63 (12.83%) Docker
25 61 (12.42%) Puppet

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 14 (2.85%) JBoss
2 13 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.24%) Apache
4 9 (1.83%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.61%) GemFire
9 2 (0.41%) Confluence
9 2 (0.41%) Jetty
9 2 (0.41%) SAS
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.61%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.41%) LongView
4 2 (0.41%) Magento
4 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.20%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.44%) Office 365
4 10 (2.04%) Azure Functions
4 10 (2.04%) Serverless
5 9 (1.83%) npm
5 9 (1.83%) Yammer
6 6 (1.22%) GitHub
6 6 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.22%) SaaS
7 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.44%) Intranet
2 9 (1.83%) Skype
3 5 (1.02%) SMS
4 4 (0.81%) AMQP
5 3 (0.61%) HTTP
5 3 (0.61%) IPv4
5 3 (0.61%) IPv6
5 3 (0.61%) VLAN
6 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.41%) SAN
6 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) DSL
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) Internet
7 1 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.11%) NoSQL
2 67 (13.65%) MySQL
3 56 (11.41%) SQL Server
4 55 (11.20%) Hadoop
5 53 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (9.16%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (5.30%) RDBMS
9 22 (4.48%) Big Data
9 22 (4.48%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.87%) DB2
11 17 (3.46%) QlikView
12 11 (2.24%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 60 (12.22%) Maven
2 42 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.31%) Selenium
4 30 (6.11%) JIRA
5 19 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.87%) JUnit
5 19 (3.87%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.65%) Ranorex
7 11 (2.24%) Bugzilla
7 11 (2.24%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.24%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.04%) Subversion
9 8 (1.63%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.43%) Protractor
11 6 (1.22%) TestNG
12 5 (1.02%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.02%) webpack
13 4 (0.81%) Babel
13 4 (0.81%) CircleCI
General
1 197 (40.12%) Finance
2 38 (7.74%) Banking
3 18 (3.67%) Marketing
4 17 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.26%) Electronics
6 14 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.04%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.63%) Advertising
8 8 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.22%) Law
10 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.81%) Local Government
12 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Billing
13 2 (0.41%) Retail
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (42.36%) Developer
2 73 (14.87%) Java Developer
3 47 (9.57%) Analyst
4 44 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.74%) Software Engineer
6 36 (7.33%) .NET Developer
7 31 (6.31%) Architect
8 28 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (5.09%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.09%) Technical Leader
10 24 (4.89%) Business Analyst
10 24 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 23 (4.68%) C# Developer
12 22 (4.48%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.28%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.87%) Java Engineer
14 19 (3.87%) Tester
15 18 (3.67%) Development Manager
15 18 (3.67%) Software Manager
16 16 (3.26%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (30.96%) HTML
2 107 (21.79%) AngularJS
3 90 (18.33%) .NET
3 90 (18.33%) Hibernate
4 88 (17.92%) Spring
5 74 (15.07%) HTML5
6 70 (14.26%) CSS
7 34 (6.92%) React
8 32 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 30 (6.11%) Web Services
9 30 (6.11%) XML
10 27 (5.50%) jQuery
11 25 (5.09%) J2EE
12 24 (4.89%) CSS3
13 22 (4.48%) REST
14 21 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.67%) Node.js
16 15 (3.05%) SOAP
17 14 (2.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.70%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.72%) User Experience
4 32 (6.52%) Algorithms
5 30 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (4.89%) Data Structures
7 21 (4.28%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.83%) Fintech
11 9 (1.83%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.63%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.61%) W3C
15 1 (0.20%) e-Learning
15 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
15 1 (0.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.16%) Linux
2 32 (6.52%) Windows
3 26 (5.30%) Unix
4 4 (0.81%) Android
4 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.61%) AIX
5 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (68.02%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.38%) OO
3 95 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 94 (19.14%) Scrum
5 86 (17.52%) Software Engineering
6 81 (16.50%) Collaborative Working
7 73 (14.87%) TDD
8 63 (12.83%) OOP
9 55 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (9.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 47 (9.57%) Mentoring
13 44 (8.96%) MVC
14 41 (8.35%) Waterfall
15 39 (7.94%) DevOps
16 38 (7.74%) Analytics
16 38 (7.74%) Open Source
17 36 (7.33%) CRM
17 36 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (6.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 218 (44.40%) SQL
2 199 (40.53%) Java
3 190 (38.70%) JavaScript
4 114 (23.22%) C#
5 104 (21.18%) Python
6 67 (13.65%) PHP
7 32 (6.52%) C++
8 19 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.26%) C
10 15 (3.05%) Java 8
10 15 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.85%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.04%) Scala
13 9 (1.83%) Ruby
14 7 (1.43%) Perl
15 5 (1.02%) ES6
16 3 (0.61%) Tcl
17 2 (0.41%) Groovy
17 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 63 (12.83%) Degree
2 14 (2.85%) ISEB
3 11 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.61%) CISSP
6 3 (0.61%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.41%) MBA
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.78%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) COBIT
3 5 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.20%) GAMP
5 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 63 (12.83%) Docker
2 6 (1.22%) Firmware
3 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.20%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (12.42%) Puppet
2 55 (11.20%) Ansible
3 12 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.20%) Graphite
6 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.20%) Icinga
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.20%) Packer
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (20.16%) Oracle
2 54 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.65%) SAP
4 12 (2.44%) Sybase
4 12 (2.44%) Tableau
5 11 (2.24%) Cognos
5 11 (2.24%) IBM
6 10 (2.04%) Cognizant
7 8 (1.63%) Chordiant
8 7 (1.43%) Perforce
9 6 (1.22%) Google
9 6 (1.22%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.81%) Solace
11 4 (0.81%) Zend
12 3 (0.61%) CA
12 3 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.61%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.61%) Splunk
13 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com