Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 52 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,608 1,612 1,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.63% 5.35% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 5.98% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 1,386 1,559
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £70,000
England 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 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 25,775 26,978 31,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.23% 89.58% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21,288 22,296 26,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 November 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 12 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
Thames Valley +13 669 £52,500 +10.53% 74
Hampshire +21 402 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Berkshire +2 280 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Surrey -9 276 £52,500 - 45
Oxfordshire +30 203 £52,500 +10.53% 20
Buckinghamshire +8 186 £47,500 - 25
East Sussex +4 145 £52,500 -12.50% 5
West Sussex -24 74 £51,250 +1.49% 14
Kent -25 22 £32,500 -27.78% 5
Middlesex -6 13 £69,700 +114.46% 1
Sussex +11 7 £95,000 +22.58%
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 South East region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 998 (62.06%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (30.53%) C#
3 486 (30.22%) SQL
4 470 (29.23%) .NET
5 413 (25.68%) Scrum
6 397 (24.69%) Java
7 377 (23.45%) JavaScript
8 323 (20.09%) Software Engineering
9 316 (19.65%) SQL Server
10 297 (18.47%) Microsoft
11 281 (17.48%) Degree
12 276 (17.16%) Finance
13 262 (16.29%) Waterfall
14 247 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
15 238 (14.80%) Project Management
16 237 (14.74%) Oracle
17 234 (14.55%) Test Automation
18 224 (13.93%) TDD
19 222 (13.81%) HTML
20 219 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
21 218 (13.56%) AngularJS
22 201 (12.50%) QA
23 180 (11.19%) MVC
24 178 (11.07%) C++
24 178 (11.07%) Windows
25 177 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
26 175 (10.88%) Linux
27 169 (10.51%) CSS
28 159 (9.89%) ASP.NET
29 158 (9.83%) Python

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 94 (5.85%) IIS
2 69 (4.29%) CMS
3 68 (4.23%) Confluence
4 29 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 23 (1.43%) JBoss
6 18 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.81%) Apache
9 11 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.44%) nginx
12 7 (0.44%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.44%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.37%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.37%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.31%) NetWeaver
15 4 (0.25%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 49 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.25%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.19%) InDesign
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.062%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.19%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.062%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 219 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (5.10%) SaaS
4 46 (2.86%) GitHub
5 44 (2.74%) PaaS
6 34 (2.11%) IaaS
7 20 (1.24%) npm
8 19 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.56%) Office 365
11 9 (0.56%) Serverless
12 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.50%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 4 (0.25%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (0.25%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.25%) Route 53
14 4 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.79%) Internet
2 24 (1.49%) HTTP
3 18 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
4 10 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.56%) Firewall
5 9 (0.56%) Network Security
6 6 (0.37%) DNS
6 6 (0.37%) Wireless
7 5 (0.31%) Broadband
7 5 (0.31%) SAN
7 5 (0.31%) Skype
8 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.25%) IMAP
8 4 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.25%) LAN
8 4 (0.25%) SMS
8 4 (0.25%) SMTP
8 4 (0.25%) SNMP
8 4 (0.25%) VPN
8 4 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 103 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 74 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 62 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (3.42%) Big Data
6 53 (3.30%) MySQL
7 47 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 33 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.93%) MongoDB
11 29 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (1.49%) SAP HANA
14 22 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.18%) DB2
15 19 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
16 18 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
17 17 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 154 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 147 (9.14%) JIRA
3 139 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 108 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 81 (5.04%) Selenium
6 72 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 48 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 40 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (2.43%) Cucumber
9 39 (2.43%) Maven
10 28 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (1.62%) Subversion
12 22 (1.37%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.24%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.18%) JUnit
15 17 (1.06%) Mercurial
16 16 (1.00%) MSTest
17 15 (0.93%) Mockito
17 15 (0.93%) Ranorex
18 14 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 276 (17.16%) Finance
2 102 (6.34%) Retail
3 75 (4.66%) Marketing
4 54 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.36%) Banking
6 25 (1.55%) Games
7 24 (1.49%) Advertising
7 24 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.43%) Back Office
9 13 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 13 (0.81%) French Language
10 12 (0.75%) Automotive
11 9 (0.56%) Electronics
12 8 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.44%) Legal
14 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.25%) Avionics
15 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.25%) Publishing
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 547 (34.02%) Developer
2 222 (13.81%) Analyst
3 166 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 151 (9.39%) Software Engineer
5 125 (7.77%) C# Developer
6 123 (7.65%) Business Analyst
7 116 (7.21%) .NET Developer
8 112 (6.97%) Architect
8 112 (6.97%) Software Developer
9 102 (6.34%) Project Manager
10 83 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
11 79 (4.91%) Java Developer
12 58 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 54 (3.36%) Development Manager
14 51 (3.17%) IT Manager
15 50 (3.11%) Software Manager
16 49 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
16 49 (3.05%) Test Engineer
17 48 (2.99%) Test Analyst
18 44 (2.74%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (29.23%) .NET
2 222 (13.81%) HTML
3 218 (13.56%) AngularJS
4 169 (10.51%) CSS
5 159 (9.89%) ASP.NET
6 139 (8.64%) Web Services
7 128 (7.96%) XML
8 115 (7.15%) RESTful
9 104 (6.47%) jQuery
10 98 (6.09%) WPF
11 93 (5.78%) .NET Framework
12 92 (5.72%) JSON
12 92 (5.72%) REST
13 85 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 82 (5.10%) React
15 77 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (4.73%) J2EE
17 72 (4.48%) WCF
18 70 (4.35%) SOAP
18 70 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 114 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 74 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 70 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (4.35%) User Experience
7 50 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
8 44 (2.74%) Algorithms
9 33 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 29 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 27 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (1.55%) Fintech
14 19 (1.18%) FMCG
15 18 (1.12%) CUDA
16 17 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
16 17 (1.06%) EPoS
17 15 (0.93%) PMI
17 15 (0.93%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 178 (11.07%) Windows
2 175 (10.88%) Linux
3 131 (8.15%) Unix
4 86 (5.35%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.06%) Android
7 15 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.87%) CentOS
8 14 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.50%) AIX
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.25%) Debian
13 3 (0.19%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (62.06%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (25.68%) Scrum
3 323 (20.09%) Software Engineering
4 262 (16.29%) Waterfall
5 247 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
6 238 (14.80%) Project Management
7 234 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 224 (13.93%) TDD
9 180 (11.19%) MVC
10 177 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
11 149 (9.27%) OO
12 148 (9.20%) Mentoring
13 144 (8.96%) Software Delivery
14 137 (8.52%) DevOps
15 121 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 110 (6.84%) Microservices
17 109 (6.78%) Mathematics
18 103 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 100 (6.22%) Unit Testing
20 96 (5.97%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 491 (30.53%) C#
2 486 (30.22%) SQL
3 397 (24.69%) Java
4 377 (23.45%) JavaScript
5 178 (11.07%) C++
6 158 (9.83%) Python
7 83 (5.16%) C
8 55 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 46 (2.86%) PHP
9 46 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 43 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 40 (2.49%) Java 8
12 35 (2.18%) TypeScript
13 32 (1.99%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.87%) Ruby
15 24 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.18%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.18%) ES6
17 17 (1.06%) Delphi
18 15 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 281 (17.48%) Degree
2 67 (4.17%) ISEB
3 54 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 32 (1.99%) Security Cleared
6 27 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 27 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.43%) CISSP
8 18 (1.12%) PhD
8 18 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.00%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.87%) PMP
11 12 (0.75%) CCNA
11 12 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (0.31%) APMP
15 5 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (12.50%) QA
2 22 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.75%) PMO
4 11 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.62%) GDPR
5 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.44%) DICOM
6 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.37%) WAI
8 5 (0.31%) MISRA
8 5 (0.31%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.062%) GAMP
11 1 (0.062%) GxP
11 1 (0.062%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (3.92%) Docker
2 29 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.62%) Firmware
7 8 (0.50%) LXC
8 4 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.12%) Postfix
11 1 (0.062%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.062%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 45 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (2.49%) Puppet
3 29 (1.80%) Ansible
4 22 (1.37%) Terraform
5 12 (0.75%) Packer
6 11 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.37%) Nagios
9 4 (0.25%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.25%) Mesos
9 4 (0.25%) Rancher
9 4 (0.25%) Salt
10 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.062%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.062%) vRealize
11 1 (0.062%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 297 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 237 (14.74%) Oracle
3 106 (6.59%) SAP
4 49 (3.05%) Sun
5 45 (2.80%) TIBCO
6 30 (1.87%) VMware
7 27 (1.68%) Xamarin
8 20 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.06%) Tableau
10 16 (1.00%) Ab Initio
11 15 (0.93%) Snow
12 14 (0.87%) TOWER Software
13 13 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.81%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.75%) Sitecore
15 10 (0.62%) DevExpress
15 10 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.56%) Cognos
16 9 (0.56%) HP
17 7 (0.44%) Apple