Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -31 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 428 1,377 1,696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.69% 5.20% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 5.71% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 398 1,170 1,496
Median annual salary £52,500 £51,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.45% +3.50% -
10th Percentile £34,476 £32,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 10,577 24,135 27,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.24% 91.20% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,535 19,407 22,601
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in the South East.

Salary trend for SDLC in the South East

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in the South East over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 -30 170 £50,375 -3.13% 20
Hampshire -32 83 £47,500 - 6
Berkshire -20 75 £55,000 - 10
Surrey -21 71 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Oxfordshire -5 60 £40,000 -11.11% 6
West Sussex -3 42 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East Sussex +16 41 £45,000 -21.74% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 37 £60,000 +15.38% 4
Kent +44 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 268 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (34.58%) C#
3 135 (31.54%) .NET
4 117 (27.34%) SQL
5 101 (23.60%) Test Automation
6 93 (21.73%) JavaScript
7 90 (21.03%) Software Engineering
8 89 (20.79%) Azure
9 83 (19.39%) QA
10 78 (18.22%) Java
11 77 (17.99%) SQL Server
12 76 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (17.29%) Scrum
14 69 (16.12%) Degree
15 65 (15.19%) HTML
15 65 (15.19%) DevOps
16 64 (14.95%) Selenium
17 63 (14.72%) AWS
18 57 (13.32%) CSS
18 57 (13.32%) Waterfall
19 54 (12.62%) TDD
20 53 (12.38%) AngularJS
21 51 (11.92%) Python
21 51 (11.92%) Finance
22 50 (11.68%) SaaS
23 49 (11.45%) Relational Database
24 48 (11.21%) C++
25 46 (10.75%) Computer Science
26 44 (10.28%) Project Management
27 43 (10.05%) Git (software)

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 18 (4.21%) Confluence
2 13 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.57%) Apache
4 10 (2.34%) IIS
5 8 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.64%) WordPress
7 4 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.93%) CMS
7 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.47%) nginx
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.47%) SAS
8 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.70%) InVision
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.70%) Sketch
3 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 89 (20.79%) Azure
2 63 (14.72%) AWS
3 50 (11.68%) SaaS
4 19 (4.44%) GitHub
4 19 (4.44%) PaaS
5 14 (3.27%) Serverless
6 10 (2.34%) BrowserStack
7 9 (2.10%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.64%) Amazon Cognito
9 7 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.40%) IaaS
10 6 (1.40%) ShareGate
11 5 (1.17%) Google Docs
11 5 (1.17%) Logic Apps
12 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.93%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.40%) Internet
1 6 (1.40%) Intranet
2 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.70%) SSH
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) IPv6
4 2 (0.47%) SSL
4 2 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) LAN
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) SNMP
5 1 (0.23%) VLAN
5 1 (0.23%) WebEx
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.24%) RDBMS
4 19 (4.44%) Big Data
5 18 (4.21%) MySQL
6 11 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.17%) Power BI
10 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.93%) Spatial Data
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.93%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (14.95%) Selenium
2 43 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 38 (8.88%) JIRA
4 36 (8.41%) Jenkins
5 27 (6.31%) Visual Studio
6 24 (5.61%) SoapUI
7 23 (5.37%) SpecFlow
8 16 (3.74%) HP UFT
9 15 (3.50%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.27%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.87%) JMeter
12 7 (1.64%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.40%) Eclipse RCP
13 6 (1.40%) NUnit
13 6 (1.40%) Subversion
13 6 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.40%) TestRail
13 6 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (1.17%) TestComplete
General
1 51 (11.92%) Finance
2 20 (4.67%) Retail
3 13 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (2.80%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.10%) Banking
5 9 (2.10%) Military
6 7 (1.64%) Automotive
7 6 (1.40%) Law
8 5 (1.17%) Legal
8 5 (1.17%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.93%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 2 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (26.64%) Developer
2 71 (16.59%) Analyst
3 59 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 39 (9.11%) Business Analyst
5 37 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 32 (7.48%) .NET Developer
7 25 (5.84%) Architect
7 25 (5.84%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.14%) Test Leader
9 21 (4.91%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.67%) QA Engineer
11 17 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.50%) Tester
13 14 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.27%) Software Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.04%) Senior Software Engineer
15 12 (2.80%) Development Manager
15 12 (2.80%) QA Tester
15 12 (2.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (31.54%) .NET
2 65 (15.19%) HTML
3 57 (13.32%) CSS
4 53 (12.38%) AngularJS
5 38 (8.88%) .NET Framework
5 38 (8.88%) REST
6 32 (7.48%) Web Services
7 30 (7.01%) jQuery
8 29 (6.78%) .NET Core
8 29 (6.78%) ASP.NET
9 26 (6.07%) XML
10 24 (5.61%) RESTful
11 23 (5.37%) HTML5
11 23 (5.37%) SOAP
12 21 (4.91%) React
13 17 (3.97%) Node.js
14 16 (3.74%) Entity Framework
15 12 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (2.80%) Middleware
16 11 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.21%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.21%) User Experience
4 17 (3.97%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.10%) LIMS
7 9 (2.10%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.40%) EPoS
10 5 (1.17%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.17%) GPGPU
10 5 (1.17%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.17%) Wiki
11 4 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.88%) Windows
2 36 (8.41%) Linux
3 6 (1.40%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.70%) CentOS
4 3 (0.70%) Debian
4 3 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.47%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (0.47%) ThreadX
5 2 (0.47%) Unix
5 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.60%) Test Automation
3 90 (21.03%) Software Engineering
4 76 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
5 74 (17.29%) Scrum
6 65 (15.19%) DevOps
7 57 (13.32%) Waterfall
8 54 (12.62%) TDD
9 46 (10.75%) Computer Science
10 44 (10.28%) Project Management
11 40 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (9.35%) MVC
12 39 (9.11%) Decision-Making
12 39 (9.11%) OO
13 34 (7.94%) Microservices
14 32 (7.48%) BDD
15 30 (7.01%) Use Case
16 29 (6.78%) Mathematics
17 28 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 27 (6.31%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 148 (34.58%) C#
2 117 (27.34%) SQL
3 93 (21.73%) JavaScript
4 78 (18.22%) Java
5 51 (11.92%) Python
6 48 (11.21%) C++
7 29 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 23 (5.37%) C
8 23 (5.37%) PHP
9 13 (3.04%) Scala
10 12 (2.80%) VB
11 11 (2.57%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.10%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.10%) VB6
13 8 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.40%) Java 8
14 6 (1.40%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.40%) Perl
14 6 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (16.12%) Degree
2 29 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.27%) ISEB
6 12 (2.80%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.57%) PhD
8 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.70%) CEH
9 3 (0.70%) CISSP
9 3 (0.70%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.70%) GWAPT
9 3 (0.70%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.70%) ISSEP
9 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.47%) CBAP
10 2 (0.47%) IIBA
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (19.39%) QA
2 17 (3.97%) PMO
3 11 (2.57%) GDPR
4 10 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.10%) SLA
6 5 (1.17%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.70%) COBIT
8 3 (0.70%) NIST
9 1 (0.23%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (5.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.04%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.57%) Puppet
2 11 (2.57%) Terraform
3 7 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.47%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) CASB
5 1 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.23%) Control-M
5 1 (0.23%) Grafana
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 32 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.24%) Oracle
3 20 (4.67%) Google
4 11 (2.57%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.40%) SAP
7 5 (1.17%) Progress
7 5 (1.17%) WooCommerce
8 4 (0.93%) Telstra
9 3 (0.70%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.70%) Plumtree
9 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.70%) Zend
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe
10 2 (0.47%) CA
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco
10 2 (0.47%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.47%) Dell
10 2 (0.47%) HP