Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -46 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 253 1,310 1,616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.16% 5.17% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 5.72% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 255 1,108 1,410
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £34,263
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,300 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 7,327 22,897 26,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.37% 90.44% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,980 18,393 21,797
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -49 83 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Hampshire -23 62 £45,000 - 9
East Sussex +41 45 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Berkshire -25 42 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Surrey -29 31 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 28 £47,500 -9.52% 4
West Sussex -9 16 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Oxfordshire -18 16 £38,750 -3.13% 7
Kent +14 15 £55,000 +22.22% 5
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 147 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.23%) .NET
3 75 (29.64%) C#
4 68 (26.88%) SQL
5 60 (23.72%) Azure
6 58 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 49 (19.37%) Software Engineering
8 47 (18.58%) Scrum
9 45 (17.79%) HTML
10 43 (17.00%) SQL Server
10 43 (17.00%) Test Automation
11 42 (16.60%) Microsoft
12 41 (16.21%) CSS
13 38 (15.02%) DevOps
14 37 (14.62%) Waterfall
15 36 (14.23%) SaaS
16 33 (13.04%) AWS
16 33 (13.04%) Java
16 33 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (12.65%) Degree
18 29 (11.46%) T-SQL
18 29 (11.46%) AngularJS
19 28 (11.07%) Project Management
19 28 (11.07%) Wireframes
20 27 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (10.67%) Windows
20 27 (10.67%) Use Case
21 26 (10.28%) Finance
21 26 (10.28%) TDD
22 25 (9.88%) 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 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.77%) Confluence
3 5 (1.98%) EPiServer
3 5 (1.98%) IIS
4 4 (1.58%) CMS
4 4 (1.58%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (1.58%) SAS
5 3 (1.19%) Apache
6 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.79%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Appian
7 1 (0.40%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.56%) InVision
2 9 (3.56%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.56%) Sketch
3 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (23.72%) Azure
2 36 (14.23%) SaaS
3 33 (13.04%) AWS
4 9 (3.56%) GitHub
4 9 (3.56%) Office 365
4 9 (3.56%) Serverless
5 8 (3.16%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (3.16%) Power Platform
6 6 (2.37%) PaaS
6 6 (2.37%) PowerApps
7 5 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.98%) Logic Apps
8 4 (1.58%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.58%) Heroku
9 3 (1.19%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.79%) GCP
10 2 (0.79%) IaaS
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Internet
1 3 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.35%) Big Data
5 10 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.16%) MySQL
7 6 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.58%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.58%) Spatial Data
10 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.79%) MS Access
11 2 (0.79%) Power BI
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 13 (5.14%) JIRA
1 13 (5.14%) Selenium
2 11 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.16%) CircleCI
4 7 (2.77%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.98%) NUnit
5 5 (1.98%) Rational Rose
5 5 (1.98%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.19%) Appium
6 3 (1.19%) TestRail
7 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.79%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.79%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.40%) Subversion
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (10.28%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Retail
3 12 (4.74%) Back Office
4 7 (2.77%) Banking
5 6 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.98%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.79%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (27.67%) Developer
2 56 (22.13%) Analyst
3 30 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 29 (11.46%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.91%) Software Analyst
6 19 (7.51%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.51%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.32%) Test Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) Architect
9 11 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (3.56%) Designer
10 9 (3.56%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.56%) UI Designer
10 9 (3.56%) UI/UX Designer
10 9 (3.56%) UX Designer
11 8 (3.16%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.16%) Senior Python Developer
12 7 (2.77%) Scrum Master
12 7 (2.77%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.23%) .NET
2 45 (17.79%) HTML
3 41 (16.21%) CSS
4 29 (11.46%) AngularJS
5 24 (9.49%) REST
6 19 (7.51%) ASP.NET
7 18 (7.11%) React
8 17 (6.72%) .NET Core
8 17 (6.72%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.74%) SOAP
9 12 (4.74%) Web Services
10 10 (3.95%) jQuery
10 10 (3.95%) Node.js
10 10 (3.95%) XML
11 9 (3.56%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.16%) Django
12 8 (3.16%) WPF
13 7 (2.77%) RESTful
14 6 (2.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.51%) User Experience
3 14 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.77%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.77%) Reinsurance
6 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.58%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.58%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.19%) Robotics
8 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) LIMS
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) PMI
9 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.67%) Windows
2 12 (4.74%) Linux
3 5 (1.98%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.79%) Android
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.37%) Software Engineering
3 47 (18.58%) Scrum
4 43 (17.00%) Test Automation
5 38 (15.02%) DevOps
6 37 (14.62%) Waterfall
7 33 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (11.07%) Project Management
8 28 (11.07%) Wireframes
9 27 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.67%) Use Case
10 26 (10.28%) TDD
11 25 (9.88%) User Stories
12 21 (8.30%) Computer Science
13 20 (7.91%) ERP
14 19 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (7.51%) UML
15 18 (7.11%) Conceptual Models
15 18 (7.11%) Domain Models
15 18 (7.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.64%) C#
2 68 (26.88%) SQL
3 58 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.04%) Java
5 29 (11.46%) T-SQL
6 25 (9.88%) C++
6 25 (9.88%) Python
7 22 (8.70%) C
8 8 (3.16%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.98%) VB
10 4 (1.58%) Scala
11 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.19%) Delphi
11 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.19%) VB6
11 3 (1.19%) VBA
12 2 (0.79%) PHP
12 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (12.65%) Degree
2 15 (5.93%) SC Cleared
2 15 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.56%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.58%) ISEB
6 4 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.19%) PMP
8 2 (0.79%) CISSP
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CEH
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.49%) QA
2 9 (3.56%) GDPR
3 8 (3.16%) PMO
4 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.58%) SLA
6 3 (1.19%) COBIT
6 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.79%) IFRS
7 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.79%) NIST
8 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.40%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (6.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.53%) Oracle
3 11 (4.35%) Google
4 8 (3.16%) SAP
5 5 (1.98%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.58%) Informatica
6 4 (1.58%) Nintex
6 4 (1.58%) Talend
7 3 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.19%) Databricks
7 3 (1.19%) hybris
7 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.40%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) Perforce
9 1 (0.40%) QNX
9 1 (0.40%) Xamarin