SDLC Jobs in Scotland

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Scotland

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 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 8 30 54
Rank change year-on-year +22 +24 -22
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,182 423 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 25.28% 8.75% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.95% 9.42% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 89 213 214
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £44,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,576 £69,447 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.62% +26.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £91,934 £95,000 £72,625
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +13.64%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,386 4,492 5,079
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 93.82% 92.89% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,098 2,352 2,715
10th Percentile £25,200 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +5.10%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 24 February 2024.

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 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow +28 1,074 £54,000 -16.92% 13
Edinburgh -18 83 £70,576 +1.62% 16
Aberdeen -4 12 £47,500 - 4
Dundee -8 9 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Aberdeenshire +11 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Stirling - 2 £50,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £50,000 -
SDLC
UK

SDLC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 317 (26.82%) Apache Spark
2 68 (5.75%) Apache Airflow
3 65 (5.50%) Apache
4 20 (1.69%) Camunda
5 11 (0.93%) Confluence
6 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Exchange
7 6 (0.51%) CICS
8 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.25%) IIS
9 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.085%) FileNet
Applications
1 32 (2.71%) UserZoom
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.085%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 597 (50.51%) AWS
2 79 (6.68%) Azure
3 53 (4.48%) GCP
4 46 (3.89%) Amazon EKS
5 36 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (2.71%) Figma
6 32 (2.71%) SurveyMonkey
7 30 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
7 30 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
7 30 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
7 30 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
7 30 (2.54%) Serverless
8 27 (2.28%) SaaS
9 8 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.68%) Datadog
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon SageMaker
10 7 (0.59%) GitHub
11 6 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
11 6 (0.51%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.47%) Kerberos
2 18 (1.52%) DSL
3 9 (0.76%) HTTP
3 9 (0.76%) MQTT
4 5 (0.42%) Firewall
5 4 (0.34%) Network Security
5 4 (0.34%) SD-WAN
6 2 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.085%) DHCP
7 1 (0.085%) DNS
7 1 (0.085%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (25.55%) NoSQL
2 277 (23.43%) Big Data
3 114 (9.64%) Hadoop
4 76 (6.43%) Apache Hive
4 76 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 72 (6.09%) MongoDB
6 61 (5.16%) HBase
7 41 (3.47%) Metadata
8 33 (2.79%) Data Lake
8 33 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
9 30 (2.54%) Electronic Patient Records
10 24 (2.03%) DB2
11 20 (1.69%) Looker
12 18 (1.52%) Tableau
13 14 (1.18%) MySQL
13 14 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
14 13 (1.10%) SQL Server
15 11 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.59%) Redis
17 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 167 (14.13%) Jenkins
2 116 (9.81%) Git
3 45 (3.81%) Bitbucket Server
4 41 (3.47%) Artifactory
4 41 (3.47%) Bitbucket
5 35 (2.96%) JUnit
6 32 (2.71%) Maven
7 23 (1.95%) Selenium
8 21 (1.78%) Cypress.io
9 20 (1.69%) CircleCI
9 20 (1.69%) Gradle
9 20 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 20 (1.69%) Travis CI
10 19 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
10 19 (1.61%) Protractor
10 19 (1.61%) WebDriver
11 13 (1.10%) JIRA
12 7 (0.59%) Moq
13 6 (0.51%) ChangeMan
14 3 (0.25%) Mockito
General
1 1,101 (93.15%) Finance
2 1,060 (89.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1,040 (87.99%) Law
4 634 (53.64%) Marketing
5 298 (25.21%) Legal
6 203 (17.17%) Banking
7 156 (13.20%) Financial Institution
8 111 (9.39%) Influencing Skills
9 107 (9.05%) Investment Banking
10 95 (8.04%) Social Skills
11 56 (4.74%) Private Banking
12 27 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
14 14 (1.18%) Front Office
15 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.93%) Aviation
17 9 (0.76%) Electronics
17 9 (0.76%) Public Sector
17 9 (0.76%) Telecoms
18 6 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 909 (76.90%) Software Engineer
2 330 (27.92%) Lead
3 318 (26.90%) Java Engineer
3 318 (26.90%) Java Software Engineer
4 317 (26.82%) Lead Software Engineer
5 190 (16.07%) Python Engineer
6 189 (15.99%) Python Software Engineer
7 186 (15.74%) Big Data Engineer
7 186 (15.74%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 163 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
8 163 (13.79%) AWS Software Engineer
9 162 (13.71%) Full Stack Engineer
9 162 (13.71%) Full Stack Software Engineer
10 123 (10.41%) Scala Engineer
10 123 (10.41%) Scala Software Engineer
11 117 (9.90%) Senior
12 102 (8.63%) Engineering Manager
13 101 (8.54%) Senior Software Engineer
13 101 (8.54%) Software Engineering Manager
14 99 (8.38%) Lead Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (22.34%) Spring
2 208 (17.60%) React
3 184 (15.57%) AngularJS
4 173 (14.64%) Spring Boot
5 120 (10.15%) RESTful
6 102 (8.63%) Kafka
7 95 (8.04%) PySpark
8 93 (7.87%) HTML
9 88 (7.45%) Web Services
10 82 (6.94%) CSS
11 70 (5.92%) JSON
11 70 (5.92%) REST
12 69 (5.84%) J2EE
13 64 (5.41%) XML
14 42 (3.55%) JPA
14 42 (3.55%) LDAP
15 41 (3.47%) JSON-LD
15 41 (3.47%) OpenID
15 41 (3.47%) SAML
16 40 (3.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 339 (28.68%) Algorithms
2 278 (23.52%) Cloud Native
3 132 (11.17%) Public Cloud
4 86 (7.28%) Reference Data
5 69 (5.84%) Management Information System
6 66 (5.58%) Onboarding
7 54 (4.57%) Product Ownership
8 41 (3.47%) Enterprise Cloud
9 37 (3.13%) Market Risk
10 32 (2.71%) Data Structures
11 29 (2.45%) Distributed Applications
12 17 (1.44%) Blockchain
12 17 (1.44%) Robotics
13 15 (1.27%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
15 12 (1.02%) SWIFT Messaging Network
16 9 (0.76%) Arduino
16 9 (0.76%) IoT
16 9 (0.76%) Raspberry Pi
17 7 (0.59%) Distributed Computing
Operating Systems
1 67 (5.67%) Linux
2 66 (5.58%) Unix
3 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.085%) Android
4 1 (0.085%) VMS
4 1 (0.085%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,112 (94.08%) Agile
2 1,054 (89.17%) Software Engineering
3 883 (74.70%) CI/CD
4 875 (74.03%) Operational Stability
5 566 (47.88%) Community of Practice
6 540 (45.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 540 (45.69%) Machine Learning
7 369 (31.22%) Visualisation
8 322 (27.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 284 (24.03%) Risk Management
10 254 (21.49%) Microservices
11 241 (20.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 229 (19.37%) Decision-Making
13 189 (15.99%) Full Stack Development
14 185 (15.65%) Architectural Design
14 185 (15.65%) Information Architecture
15 177 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
16 147 (12.44%) Performance Tuning
17 141 (11.93%) Test Automation
18 114 (9.64%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 761 (64.38%) Java
2 521 (44.08%) SQL
3 516 (43.65%) Python
4 178 (15.06%) Scala
5 150 (12.69%) JavaScript
6 89 (7.53%) PL/SQL
7 76 (6.43%) TypeScript
8 53 (4.48%) Go
9 46 (3.89%) C#
10 41 (3.47%) Prolog
10 41 (3.47%) SPARQL
11 20 (1.69%) Ruby
12 11 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.51%) COBOL
14 6 (0.51%) JCL
15 3 (0.25%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.17%) ABAP
16 2 (0.17%) Bash
16 2 (0.17%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (5.67%) Degree
2 16 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.59%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.34%) Azure Certification
4 4 (0.34%) CCNA
4 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (0.17%) CISSP
5 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.17%) PMP
5 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.085%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.085%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.98%) SLA
2 43 (3.64%) Accessibility
3 32 (2.71%) Actionable Recommendations
4 29 (2.45%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.69%) PMO
6 18 (1.52%) SEPA
7 6 (0.51%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 61 (5.16%) HDFS
2 52 (4.40%) Docker
3 41 (3.47%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.76%) Firmware
5 6 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 157 (13.28%) Kubernetes
2 96 (8.12%) Terraform
3 25 (2.12%) Grafana
4 7 (0.59%) Ansible
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.34%) vRealize
5 4 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 166 (14.04%) Oracle
2 116 (9.81%) Databricks
3 52 (4.40%) Cloudera
4 46 (3.89%) Informatica
5 32 (2.71%) Alteryx
5 32 (2.71%) Qualtrics
6 27 (2.28%) Dynatrace
6 27 (2.28%) Splunk
7 25 (2.12%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.95%) Microsoft
9 20 (1.69%) Pega
10 18 (1.52%) Cognos
10 18 (1.52%) Sybase
11 11 (0.93%) Google
11 11 (0.93%) SAP
12 9 (0.76%) NVIDIA
13 4 (0.34%) Cisco
13 4 (0.34%) Dell
13 4 (0.34%) IBM
14 1 (0.085%) Hyperion