Period
to 24 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 46 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,375 1,655 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.22% 5.46% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 6.07% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,485 1,140
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 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 23,989 27,270 26,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.08% 90.03% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19,213 22,680 21,609
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 June 2019.

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 June 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
Thames Valley +4 560 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Surrey +6 315 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Hampshire -1 294 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Berkshire -14 275 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Oxfordshire +16 146 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 139 £52,000 +9.47% 5
West Sussex +6 108 £52,500 +10.53% 2
East Sussex -23 80 £55,500 +0.91% 1
Kent -8 15 £53,000 +32.50% 3
Middlesex - 3 £40,000 - 1
Sussex +24 1 £92,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
SDLC
England

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

1 829 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (32.73%) SQL
3 442 (32.15%) C#
4 375 (27.27%) .NET
5 317 (23.05%) Java
6 289 (21.02%) JavaScript
7 264 (19.20%) Scrum
8 257 (18.69%) Software Engineering
9 247 (17.96%) Degree
10 230 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 225 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 210 (15.27%) SQL Server
13 209 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
14 208 (15.13%) Finance
15 207 (15.05%) Linux
16 202 (14.69%) Oracle
17 187 (13.60%) QA
18 185 (13.45%) DevOps
19 182 (13.24%) Windows
20 167 (12.15%) Jenkins
21 162 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
22 161 (11.71%) Project Management
22 161 (11.71%) C++
23 158 (11.49%) Python
23 158 (11.49%) JIRA
24 156 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
25 154 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
26 147 (10.69%) TDD
27 145 (10.55%) AngularJS
28 143 (10.40%) Waterfall

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 87 (6.33%) Confluence
2 55 (4.00%) IIS
3 42 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 40 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (2.76%) Apache
6 34 (2.47%) CMS
7 31 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (1.38%) Apache Spark
10 18 (1.31%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (1.16%) nginx
13 13 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.87%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.65%) Mendix
16 8 (0.58%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.58%) Mule
16 8 (0.58%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 35 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.15%) Maya
7 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.073%) InVision
7 1 (0.073%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 28 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
6 12 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
8 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.29%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.15%) Magento
11 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.073%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 230 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (4.95%) SaaS
4 39 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.96%) Serverless
6 20 (1.45%) PaaS
7 19 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.95%) GitHub
10 12 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.87%) Office 365
11 10 (0.73%) Force.com
12 9 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.58%) Power Platform
14 7 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.05%) Internet
2 32 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.04%) HTTP
4 17 (1.24%) Network Security
5 15 (1.09%) SSL
6 11 (0.80%) RS-485
7 8 (0.58%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.58%) CTI
8 7 (0.51%) Modbus
8 7 (0.51%) MQTT
8 7 (0.51%) RS-232
9 6 (0.44%) GPRS
9 6 (0.44%) ZigBee
9 6 (0.44%) Z-Wave
10 5 (0.36%) 5G
10 5 (0.36%) DNS
11 4 (0.29%) Intranet
11 4 (0.29%) Skype
12 3 (0.22%) MPLS
12 3 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 51 (3.71%) Oracle Database
4 48 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 38 (2.76%) Big Data
6 37 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 34 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
9 33 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.96%) Redis
12 25 (1.82%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 21 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
15 20 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
16 19 (1.38%) GIS
17 18 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 167 (12.15%) Jenkins
2 158 (11.49%) JIRA
3 142 (10.33%) Git (software)
4 72 (5.24%) Selenium
5 69 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (4.87%) Visual Studio
7 59 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 59 (4.29%) TeamCity
8 43 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 30 (2.18%) SpecFlow
10 29 (2.11%) Subversion
11 25 (1.82%) Maven
12 21 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (1.16%) NUnit
13 16 (1.16%) Redmine
14 14 (1.02%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.02%) JUnit
15 13 (0.95%) Crashlytics
15 13 (0.95%) ProC
15 13 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 208 (15.13%) Finance
2 60 (4.36%) Retail
3 41 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 27 (1.96%) Banking
5 27 (1.96%) Military
6 26 (1.89%) Marketing
7 21 (1.53%) Electronics
8 17 (1.24%) Local Government
9 16 (1.16%) Games
10 13 (0.95%) Back Office
11 12 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.65%) Avionics
13 8 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.58%) Publishing
14 7 (0.51%) Advertising
14 7 (0.51%) Legal
15 6 (0.44%) Digital Economy
16 5 (0.36%) Automotive
17 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 423 (30.76%) Developer
2 194 (14.11%) Analyst
3 175 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 121 (8.80%) C# Developer
5 119 (8.65%) .NET Developer
6 113 (8.22%) Business Analyst
7 97 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 93 (6.76%) Project Manager
9 81 (5.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 72 (5.24%) Architect
11 65 (4.73%) Software Developer
12 61 (4.44%) Senior Developer
13 55 (4.00%) Test Engineer
14 51 (3.71%) C++ Software Engineer
14 51 (3.71%) Consultant
14 51 (3.71%) Java Developer
15 50 (3.64%) Java Engineer
16 47 (3.42%) Junior
17 43 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
18 42 (3.05%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (27.27%) .NET
2 145 (10.55%) AngularJS
3 139 (10.11%) HTML
4 135 (9.82%) Web Services
5 118 (8.58%) ASP.NET
5 118 (8.58%) CSS
5 118 (8.58%) XML
6 78 (5.67%) jQuery
6 78 (5.67%) RESTful
7 74 (5.38%) WCF
8 72 (5.24%) JSON
9 71 (5.16%) .NET Framework
10 69 (5.02%) REST
11 66 (4.80%) SOAP
12 65 (4.73%) Spring
13 56 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 56 (4.07%) HTML5
14 44 (3.20%) .NET Core
14 44 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (3.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 154 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.87%) User Experience
3 60 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 26 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 20 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
10 18 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.16%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.95%) AS400
13 13 (0.95%) Internet of Things
13 13 (0.95%) iSeries
13 13 (0.95%) PMI
14 10 (0.73%) FMCG
14 10 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 207 (15.05%) Linux
2 182 (13.24%) Windows
3 91 (6.62%) Unix
4 32 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.96%) AIX
6 24 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.60%) Android
7 22 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.45%) Windows 10
9 17 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.36%) CentOS
11 5 (0.36%) DC/OS
11 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.073%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.073%) OS/2
12 1 (0.073%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (19.20%) Scrum
3 257 (18.69%) Software Engineering
4 209 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
5 185 (13.45%) DevOps
6 161 (11.71%) Project Management
7 156 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
8 147 (10.69%) TDD
9 143 (10.40%) Waterfall
10 122 (8.87%) Test Automation
11 115 (8.36%) Unit Testing
12 114 (8.29%) ITIL
13 113 (8.22%) Computer Science
14 104 (7.56%) Change Management
14 104 (7.56%) OO
15 103 (7.49%) MVC
16 97 (7.05%) SOA
17 96 (6.98%) User Stories
18 90 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
19 84 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 450 (32.73%) SQL
2 442 (32.15%) C#
3 317 (23.05%) Java
4 289 (21.02%) JavaScript
5 161 (11.71%) C++
6 158 (11.49%) Python
7 108 (7.85%) C
8 84 (6.11%) PL/SQL
9 66 (4.80%) PowerShell
10 47 (3.42%) Perl
11 38 (2.76%) T-SQL
12 36 (2.62%) Scala
13 34 (2.47%) Java 8
13 34 (2.47%) VB
14 33 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 30 (2.18%) PHP
16 25 (1.82%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.53%) ES6
18 16 (1.16%) VB.NET
19 13 (0.95%) RPG
Qualifications
1 247 (17.96%) Degree
2 75 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 69 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 55 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (3.27%) ISEB
6 33 (2.40%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.31%) CISSP
8 14 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.80%) PhD
11 10 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.58%) CCNA
12 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.58%) PMP
13 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.44%) CISM
13 6 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (13.60%) QA
2 19 (1.38%) GDPR
3 16 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (0.73%) NIST
5 7 (0.51%) PMO
6 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.29%) WAI
8 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.22%) NCSC
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 1 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.073%) GAMP
10 1 (0.073%) GxP
System Software
1 64 (4.65%) Docker
2 31 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.24%) LXC
5 8 (0.58%) Firmware
5 8 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (4.00%) Puppet
2 29 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 28 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.96%) Ansible
5 26 (1.89%) Terraform
6 9 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.58%) Control-M
7 8 (0.58%) Nagios
8 6 (0.44%) Grafana
8 6 (0.44%) Graphite
9 5 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.36%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.36%) Packer
10 4 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.15%) Amdocs OSS
11 2 (0.15%) Netcool
11 2 (0.15%) TeMIP
11 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.073%) Nmap
12 1 (0.073%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 225 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 202 (14.69%) Oracle
3 46 (3.35%) SAP
4 31 (2.25%) VMware
5 28 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.60%) Tableau
7 20 (1.45%) IBM
8 19 (1.38%) Xamarin
9 16 (1.16%) Google
10 15 (1.09%) Cognos
11 14 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.95%) Ab Initio
12 13 (0.95%) MuleSoft
12 13 (0.95%) Splunk
13 12 (0.87%) Snow
14 9 (0.65%) Informatica
15 8 (0.58%) CA
15 8 (0.58%) HP
15 8 (0.58%) Lotus
15 8 (0.58%) Red Hat