SDLC Jobs in Scotland

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

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring SDLC skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SDLC over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 7 61 49
Rank change year-on-year +54 -12 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,575 172 371
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 26.38% 4.40% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.91% 4.60% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 145 256
10th Percentile £44,823 £41,250 £41,227
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.73% +1.50% +20.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £70,188
90th Percentile £122,500 £89,852 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,800 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% -2.72% +7.76%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

SDLC falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,266 3,740 5,770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 88.19% 95.77% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 1,990 3,057
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,548 £83,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +66 1,479 £65,000 +13.04% 10
Edinburgh +12 71 £78,500 +7.96% 2
Aberdeen -5 8 £46,250 -23.43%
Stirling -4 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Fife -5 4 £50,000 -31.03%
Aberdeenshire -4 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Lothian -8 3 £52,500 -10.64% 1
Falkirk - 3 £50,000 -
Dundee -6 2 - -
Lanarkshire -10 1 - - 5
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
1 321 (20.38%) Apache Spark
2 98 (6.22%) FileNet
3 76 (4.83%) Apache Airflow
4 63 (4.00%) Apache
5 21 (1.33%) GemFire
6 17 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (0.70%) CICS
8 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.32%) Confluence
9 5 (0.32%) IIS
9 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.25%) WildFly
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.063%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.063%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (0.63%) UserZoom
2 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.13%) Trello
6 1 (0.063%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.063%) Maximo
2 1 (0.063%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 736 (46.73%) AWS
2 113 (7.17%) Azure
3 98 (6.22%) Amazon S3
4 91 (5.78%) Datadog
5 70 (4.44%) GCP
6 52 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 48 (3.05%) GitHub
8 43 (2.73%) Amazon EKS
9 38 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
10 36 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (2.10%) Amazon ECS
11 33 (2.10%) Serverless
12 30 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
12 30 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
13 27 (1.71%) BlazeMeter
14 25 (1.59%) Google Play
15 14 (0.89%) Figma
16 10 (0.63%) Microsoft 365
16 10 (0.63%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.19%) Kerberos
2 8 (0.51%) BGP
2 8 (0.51%) DNS
2 8 (0.51%) SSL
2 8 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.25%) Firewall
3 4 (0.25%) SD-WAN
4 2 (0.13%) HTTP
4 2 (0.13%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (29.14%) NoSQL
2 271 (17.21%) Big Data
3 120 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 108 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
5 105 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 77 (4.89%) Apache Hive
7 64 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 63 (4.00%) HBase
9 49 (3.11%) Metadata
10 42 (2.67%) Data Lake
11 38 (2.41%) CockroachDB
12 37 (2.35%) Qlik Sense
13 30 (1.90%) Electronic Patient Records
14 27 (1.71%) MongoDB
15 23 (1.46%) MySQL
16 21 (1.33%) Hazelcast
17 20 (1.27%) RDBMS
18 17 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
19 14 (0.89%) Impala
19 14 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 194 (12.32%) Jenkins
2 191 (12.13%) JUnit
3 136 (8.63%) Git
4 105 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 69 (4.38%) Cypress.io
6 67 (4.25%) Selenium
7 61 (3.87%) Bitbucket Server
8 60 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
8 60 (3.81%) Protractor
8 60 (3.81%) WebDriver
9 49 (3.11%) Artifactory
9 49 (3.11%) Bitbucket
10 47 (2.98%) Mockito
11 44 (2.79%) Maven
12 31 (1.97%) JMeter
13 25 (1.59%) Android Studio
14 21 (1.33%) Jaeger
14 21 (1.33%) JIRA
15 14 (0.89%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.70%) ChangeMan
General
1 1,466 (93.08%) Finance
2 1,442 (91.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1,426 (90.54%) Law
4 674 (42.79%) Marketing
5 454 (28.83%) Legal
6 257 (16.32%) Banking
7 246 (15.62%) Investment Banking
8 156 (9.90%) Social Skills
9 137 (8.70%) Financial Institution
10 102 (6.48%) Influencing Skills
11 26 (1.65%) Games
12 22 (1.40%) Prime Brokerage
13 20 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
14 15 (0.95%) Front Office
14 15 (0.95%) Publishing
15 9 (0.57%) Public Sector
16 8 (0.51%) Tech for Good
17 7 (0.44%) Aviation
17 7 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,320 (83.81%) Software Engineer
2 497 (31.56%) Java Engineer
2 497 (31.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 454 (28.83%) Lead
4 419 (26.60%) Lead Software Engineer
5 233 (14.79%) Big Data Engineer
5 233 (14.79%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 227 (14.41%) Python Engineer
6 227 (14.41%) Python Software Engineer
7 207 (13.14%) Full Stack Engineer
7 207 (13.14%) Full Stack Software Engineer
8 196 (12.44%) AWS Engineer
8 196 (12.44%) AWS Software Engineer
9 176 (11.17%) Lead Java Engineer
10 175 (11.11%) Senior
11 149 (9.46%) Data Engineer
12 143 (9.08%) Scala Engineer
12 143 (9.08%) Scala Software Engineer
13 142 (9.02%) Senior Software Engineer
14 105 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (26.16%) Spring
2 357 (22.67%) React
3 274 (17.40%) AngularJS
4 256 (16.25%) Kafka
5 220 (13.97%) J2EE
6 192 (12.19%) Hibernate
7 186 (11.81%) HTML
8 185 (11.75%) JSON
9 180 (11.43%) Node.js
10 174 (11.05%) Spring Boot
11 162 (10.29%) CSS
11 162 (10.29%) JMS
12 157 (9.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 132 (8.38%) jQuery
14 123 (7.81%) PySpark
14 123 (7.81%) RESTful
15 115 (7.30%) GraphQL
16 113 (7.17%) Web Services
17 100 (6.35%) Spring Integration
18 93 (5.90%) OpenTelemetry
Miscellaneous
1 537 (34.10%) Algorithms
2 511 (32.44%) Cloud Native
3 120 (7.62%) Onboarding
4 119 (7.56%) Public Cloud
5 88 (5.59%) Reference Data
6 85 (5.40%) Management Information System
7 79 (5.02%) Data Structures
8 64 (4.06%) Market Risk
9 49 (3.11%) Enterprise Cloud
10 48 (3.05%) Distributed Applications
11 21 (1.33%) Credit Risk
11 21 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.33%) Replication
12 20 (1.27%) Distributed Systems
13 11 (0.70%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.70%) VSAM
14 9 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (0.57%) Product Ownership
15 8 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.03%) Unix
2 82 (5.21%) Linux
3 25 (1.59%) Android
4 8 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,471 (93.40%) Agile
2 1,453 (92.25%) Software Engineering
3 1,294 (82.16%) CI/CD
4 1,192 (75.68%) Operational Stability
5 914 (58.03%) Artificial Intelligence
6 897 (56.95%) Machine Learning
7 881 (55.94%) Community of Practice
8 550 (34.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 545 (34.60%) Visualisation
10 477 (30.29%) Risk Management
11 311 (19.75%) Microservices
12 299 (18.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 298 (18.92%) Decision-Making
14 260 (16.51%) Architectural Design
14 260 (16.51%) Information Architecture
15 241 (15.30%) Full Stack Development
16 222 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
17 217 (13.78%) Computer Science
18 162 (10.29%) TDD
19 158 (10.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 972 (61.71%) Java
2 671 (42.60%) SQL
3 517 (32.83%) Python
4 223 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 192 (12.19%) Scala
6 175 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 93 (5.90%) PL/SQL
8 53 (3.37%) Go
9 49 (3.11%) Prolog
9 49 (3.11%) SPARQL
10 42 (2.67%) C#
11 40 (2.54%) Groovy
12 28 (1.78%) Kotlin
13 18 (1.14%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.70%) COBOL
14 11 (0.70%) JCL
15 7 (0.44%) Bash
16 6 (0.38%) Embedded C
16 6 (0.38%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (3.68%) Degree
2 44 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.16%) Master's Degree
4 14 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.76%) Azure Certification
5 12 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.51%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.51%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 8 (0.51%) CISSP
7 6 (0.38%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 6 (0.38%) CISM
8 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.32%) PMP
9 4 (0.25%) CCNA
9 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.063%) CBAP
10 1 (0.063%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.33%) Accessibility
2 19 (1.21%) SLA
3 15 (0.95%) QA
4 13 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.38%) NIST
7 1 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (4.00%) HDFS
2 49 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.90%) Docker
4 11 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.25%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 263 (16.70%) Kubernetes
2 158 (10.03%) Terraform
3 119 (7.56%) Grafana
4 63 (4.00%) Prometheus
5 21 (1.33%) HAProxy
5 21 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 21 (1.33%) Kibana
5 21 (1.33%) Zipkin
6 7 (0.44%) Graphite
7 6 (0.38%) Ansible
8 5 (0.32%) Istio
9 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.19%) Fortio
10 3 (0.19%) Kiali
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.19%) Progress Chef
10 3 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 264 (16.76%) Oracle
2 154 (9.78%) Databricks
3 123 (7.81%) Splunk
4 115 (7.30%) Dynatrace
5 61 (3.87%) Informatica
6 55 (3.49%) Google
7 37 (2.35%) Alteryx
8 33 (2.10%) Cloudera
9 16 (1.02%) Microsoft
10 10 (0.63%) Qualtrics
11 9 (0.57%) TOWER Software
12 8 (0.51%) Sparx
13 4 (0.25%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.25%) BeyondTrust
13 4 (0.25%) Cisco
13 4 (0.25%) CyberArk
13 4 (0.25%) Sybase
14 2 (0.13%) IBM
14 2 (0.13%) NVIDIA
14 2 (0.13%) SAP