Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,606 1,290 2,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.29% 4.44% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 5.06% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,125 1,841
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £32,750 £29,850 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,907 25,512 33,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.66% 87.73% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22,273 21,007 28,021
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the South East

SDLC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SDLC in the South East

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the South East

SDLC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Thames Valley +7 652 £50,000 +3.09% 92
Surrey +52 389 £50,000 -4.76% 44
Berkshire +8 366 £52,500 +5.00% 44
Hampshire -14 291 £42,500 -5.56% 40
Buckinghamshire +6 147 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Oxfordshire +10 139 £53,500 +53.05% 28
East Sussex +8 134 £53,250 -11.25% 9
West Sussex +10 105 £48,750 +8.33% 8
Kent -20 38 £40,000 -14.89% 7
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South East region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 949 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (33.37%) C#
3 495 (30.82%) .NET
4 456 (28.39%) SQL
5 417 (25.97%) JavaScript
6 400 (24.91%) Scrum
7 389 (24.22%) SQL Server
8 337 (20.98%) Java
9 334 (20.80%) MVC
10 303 (18.87%) HTML
11 300 (18.68%) Degree
11 300 (18.68%) Test Automation
12 287 (17.87%) ASP.NET
13 285 (17.75%) Finance
14 279 (17.37%) TDD
14 279 (17.37%) CSS
15 273 (17.00%) Microsoft
16 270 (16.81%) Software Engineering
16 270 (16.81%) AngularJS
17 249 (15.50%) Linux
18 248 (15.44%) QA
19 211 (13.14%) OO
20 209 (13.01%) .NET Framework
21 205 (12.76%) Project Management
22 199 (12.39%) C++
23 195 (12.14%) Windows
24 192 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web API
25 185 (11.52%) Unit Testing
26 182 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
27 176 (10.96%) Problem-Solving

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 52 (3.24%) CMS
2 49 (3.05%) Confluence
3 35 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (1.62%) Apache
6 22 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (1.31%) JBoss
8 14 (0.87%) NServiceBus
8 14 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.81%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.68%) IIS
11 9 (0.56%) Anypoint
11 9 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.44%) SAS
13 6 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.31%) nginx
14 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.31%) HipChat
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.062%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.062%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.062%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 182 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (6.72%) SaaS
3 106 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.68%) GitHub
5 30 (1.87%) PaaS
6 20 (1.25%) IaaS
7 15 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.87%) npm
9 12 (0.75%) NuGet
9 12 (0.75%) Serverless
10 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.50%) Slack
11 7 (0.44%) Office 365
12 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.19%) Datadog
14 2 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.062%) Asana
15 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.062%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.24%) Internet
2 37 (2.30%) HTTP
3 9 (0.56%) SMS
4 8 (0.50%) SSL
4 8 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.50%) ZigBee
4 8 (0.50%) Z-Wave
5 7 (0.44%) SAN
6 6 (0.37%) NGN
7 5 (0.31%) Intranet
8 4 (0.25%) LAN
8 4 (0.25%) WAN
9 3 (0.19%) DHCP
9 3 (0.19%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (0.19%) VPN
10 2 (0.12%) Firewall
10 2 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.12%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 70 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 64 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (3.55%) MySQL
6 54 (3.36%) Big Data
7 41 (2.55%) RDBMS
8 40 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 38 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (1.68%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (1.12%) Power BI
17 17 (1.06%) DB2
18 13 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
18 13 (0.81%) Hadoop
19 12 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 168 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 141 (8.78%) Selenium
3 131 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 129 (8.03%) JIRA
5 97 (6.04%) Jenkins
6 78 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (3.30%) Subversion
8 44 (2.74%) Cucumber
8 44 (2.74%) Maven
9 43 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 40 (2.49%) Jasmine
11 39 (2.43%) TeamCity
12 32 (1.99%) SoapUI
13 28 (1.74%) SpecFlow
14 24 (1.49%) Mocha
14 24 (1.49%) Protractor
15 23 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
16 22 (1.37%) Eclipse
16 22 (1.37%) JUnit
17 16 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 285 (17.75%) Finance
2 103 (6.41%) Retail
3 41 (2.55%) Banking
3 41 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 38 (2.37%) Back Office
5 35 (2.18%) Marketing
6 20 (1.25%) Publishing
7 17 (1.06%) Games
7 17 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 16 (1.00%) Automotive
9 12 (0.75%) Legal
10 10 (0.62%) Electronics
10 10 (0.62%) French Language
11 8 (0.50%) Advertising
11 8 (0.50%) German Language
12 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.37%) Law
14 4 (0.25%) Front Office
14 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 586 (36.49%) Developer
2 204 (12.70%) Analyst
3 203 (12.64%) .NET Developer
4 151 (9.40%) C# Developer
5 150 (9.34%) Software Developer
6 122 (7.60%) Software Engineer
7 116 (7.22%) Senior Developer
8 114 (7.10%) Architect
9 102 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 101 (6.29%) Project Manager
11 92 (5.73%) Business Analyst
12 88 (5.48%) Test Engineer
13 67 (4.17%) Test Analyst
14 66 (4.11%) Java Developer
15 63 (3.92%) Development Manager
15 63 (3.92%) Software Manager
16 58 (3.61%) Consultant
17 54 (3.36%) C# Software Developer
18 52 (3.24%) Lead Developer
19 50 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (30.82%) .NET
2 303 (18.87%) HTML
3 287 (17.87%) ASP.NET
4 279 (17.37%) CSS
5 270 (16.81%) AngularJS
6 209 (13.01%) .NET Framework
7 192 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 163 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 156 (9.71%) jQuery
10 148 (9.22%) WCF
11 144 (8.97%) Web Services
12 142 (8.84%) RESTful
13 127 (7.91%) Entity Framework
14 110 (6.85%) REST
15 105 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 102 (6.35%) React
17 100 (6.23%) XML
18 94 (5.85%) JSON
18 94 (5.85%) SOAP
19 85 (5.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 158 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 146 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (7.41%) User Experience
4 66 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 62 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.68%) Social Network
11 25 (1.56%) CUDA
11 25 (1.56%) Fintech
12 22 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
15 17 (1.06%) Mainframe
16 16 (1.00%) Internet of Things
17 15 (0.93%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.93%) PMI
18 14 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 249 (15.50%) Linux
2 195 (12.14%) Windows
3 52 (3.24%) Unix
4 28 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.31%) Android
7 14 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.68%) AIX
9 10 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.50%) CentOS
10 8 (0.50%) Solaris
10 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.31%) zOS
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.12%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (24.91%) Scrum
3 334 (20.80%) MVC
4 300 (18.68%) Test Automation
5 279 (17.37%) TDD
6 270 (16.81%) Software Engineering
7 211 (13.14%) OO
8 205 (12.76%) Project Management
9 185 (11.52%) Unit Testing
10 176 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
11 152 (9.46%) Waterfall
12 142 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
13 137 (8.53%) DevOps
14 118 (7.35%) BDD
15 115 (7.16%) Mentoring
16 114 (7.10%) Test Strategy
17 103 (6.41%) Mathematics
18 97 (6.04%) User Stories
19 96 (5.98%) OOP
20 94 (5.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 536 (33.37%) C#
2 456 (28.39%) SQL
3 417 (25.97%) JavaScript
4 337 (20.98%) Java
5 199 (12.39%) C++
6 144 (8.97%) Python
7 138 (8.59%) T-SQL
8 96 (5.98%) PHP
9 72 (4.48%) C
10 50 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 48 (2.99%) Ruby
12 45 (2.80%) VB
13 34 (2.12%) Java 8
14 32 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 30 (1.87%) TypeScript
16 28 (1.74%) Perl
17 22 (1.37%) Delphi
18 21 (1.31%) VB6
19 20 (1.25%) PowerShell
20 16 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 300 (18.68%) Degree
2 101 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (5.73%) ISEB
4 67 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 45 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 32 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (1.74%) PhD
8 24 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (0.81%) PMP
13 10 (0.62%) CISSP
13 10 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.56%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
17 4 (0.25%) IIBA
17 4 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (15.44%) QA
2 27 (1.68%) GDPR
3 23 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.93%) PMO
5 13 (0.81%) PSD2
6 8 (0.50%) GAMP
7 7 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.062%) COBIT
9 1 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 91 (5.67%) Docker
2 21 (1.31%) Firmware
3 19 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.31%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.25%) HDFS
8 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 33 (2.05%) Ansible
3 26 (1.62%) Puppet
4 15 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.81%) Salt
6 7 (0.44%) Packer
7 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.31%) Terraform
9 4 (0.25%) Oozie
9 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.12%) Marathon
11 2 (0.12%) Mesos
12 1 (0.062%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 273 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.16%) Oracle
3 58 (3.61%) SAP
4 38 (2.37%) Xamarin
5 23 (1.43%) VMware
6 18 (1.12%) Google
6 18 (1.12%) TOWER Software
7 17 (1.06%) PayPal
8 16 (1.00%) Ab Initio
9 15 (0.93%) Zend
10 14 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.68%) Capita
11 11 (0.68%) Sony
12 10 (0.62%) Apple
12 10 (0.62%) Concur
12 10 (0.62%) MuleSoft
12 10 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.62%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.62%) Twitter
13 9 (0.56%) DevExpress