Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 41 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,288 1,599 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.11% 5.60% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 6.14% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 1,337 1,389
South East median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,375 £76,350 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22,760 26,025 27,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.28% 91.10% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,405 21,455 22,620
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 0 541 £52,500 - 68
Hampshire -17 272 £44,000 -12.00% 37
Berkshire -2 257 £55,000 - 30
Surrey +9 250 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Buckinghamshire +2 164 £52,500 +10.53% 23
Oxfordshire -7 120 £38,679 -26.33% 15
West Sussex +21 91 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East Sussex -29 65 £52,500 - 10
Kent +19 53 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Middlesex -18 2 £40,000 -42.61%
Sussex -1 1 £92,500 -2.63%
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 682 (52.95%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (34.70%) SQL
3 358 (27.80%) C#
4 289 (22.44%) .NET
5 278 (21.58%) JavaScript
6 248 (19.25%) Java
7 247 (19.18%) Degree
8 220 (17.08%) Software Engineering
9 214 (16.61%) QA
10 211 (16.38%) Microsoft
11 208 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
12 195 (15.14%) Azure
13 178 (13.82%) Test Automation
14 165 (12.81%) Scrum
15 163 (12.66%) SQL Server
16 158 (12.27%) Finance
17 150 (11.65%) Linux
18 147 (11.41%) Python
18 147 (11.41%) HTML
19 141 (10.95%) DevOps
20 134 (10.40%) Web Services
21 130 (10.09%) Waterfall
21 130 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
22 129 (10.02%) CSS
23 122 (9.47%) ITIL
24 118 (9.16%) AngularJS
25 117 (9.08%) C++
26 115 (8.93%) Project Management
26 115 (8.93%) Computer Science
27 111 (8.62%) MVC

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 46 (3.57%) Confluence
2 26 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 25 (1.94%) IIS
4 22 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.40%) JBoss
5 18 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.85%) Apache
9 10 (0.78%) CMS
10 7 (0.54%) GeoServer
10 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.54%) WordPress
11 6 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.47%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.47%) SAS
12 5 (0.39%) nginx
13 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
7 6 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.31%) Magento
9 2 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.078%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.078%) Primavera
10 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.078%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 195 (15.14%) Azure
2 101 (7.84%) AWS
3 81 (6.29%) SaaS
4 24 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.71%) Serverless
6 21 (1.63%) PaaS
7 14 (1.09%) Boomi
8 13 (1.01%) IaaS
9 12 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (0.93%) GitHub
9 12 (0.93%) Power Platform
10 10 (0.78%) Office 365
11 8 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.54%) Firebase
13 5 (0.39%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.31%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.31%) Google Docs
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.18%) Network Security
2 21 (1.63%) HTTP
3 17 (1.32%) Internet
4 14 (1.09%) X.509
5 12 (0.93%) RS-232
5 12 (0.93%) RS-485
6 8 (0.62%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.62%) ZigBee
6 8 (0.62%) Z-Wave
7 3 (0.23%) 5G
7 3 (0.23%) DAB
7 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.16%) Intranet
8 2 (0.16%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) VoIP
9 1 (0.078%) CTI
9 1 (0.078%) Firewall
9 1 (0.078%) SAN
9 1 (0.078%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 66 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 37 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 33 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 32 (2.48%) MySQL
5 32 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 24 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 14 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (0.85%) GIS
12 11 (0.85%) Power BI
13 10 (0.78%) Big Data
13 10 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 104 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 98 (7.61%) JIRA
3 84 (6.52%) Selenium
4 68 (5.28%) Jenkins
5 51 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 42 (3.26%) SpecFlow
6 42 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (1.79%) Subversion
8 19 (1.48%) SoapUI
9 18 (1.40%) NUnit
10 17 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 14 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (1.01%) Crashlytics
12 13 (1.01%) Mockito
12 13 (1.01%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.93%) Maven
14 11 (0.85%) JUnit
15 10 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
16 9 (0.70%) HP UFT
General
1 158 (12.27%) Finance
2 35 (2.72%) Marketing
2 35 (2.72%) Retail
3 28 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 27 (2.10%) Banking
5 25 (1.94%) Automotive
6 22 (1.71%) Public Sector
7 21 (1.63%) Law
7 21 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.48%) Military
9 16 (1.24%) Legal
10 15 (1.16%) Back Office
10 15 (1.16%) Games
11 13 (1.01%) Electronics
12 9 (0.70%) Avionics
13 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.39%) Billing
15 5 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 418 (32.45%) Developer
2 240 (18.63%) Analyst
3 130 (10.09%) Business Analyst
4 115 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 114 (8.85%) .NET Developer
6 93 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 89 (6.91%) C# Developer
8 80 (6.21%) Test Engineer
9 68 (5.28%) Consultant
9 68 (5.28%) Software Developer
10 67 (5.20%) Senior Software Engineer
11 64 (4.97%) Architect
12 51 (3.96%) Project Manager
13 49 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 48 (3.73%) Tester
15 46 (3.57%) Java Developer
16 41 (3.18%) Junior
17 39 (3.03%) QA Engineer
17 39 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
17 39 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (22.44%) .NET
2 147 (11.41%) HTML
3 134 (10.40%) Web Services
4 129 (10.02%) CSS
5 118 (9.16%) AngularJS
6 100 (7.76%) ASP.NET
7 85 (6.60%) REST
8 74 (5.75%) JSON
9 69 (5.36%) RESTful
10 66 (5.12%) SOAP
11 62 (4.81%) jQuery
12 55 (4.27%) Spring
13 54 (4.19%) .NET Core
14 53 (4.11%) XML
15 42 (3.26%) .NET Framework
15 42 (3.26%) Node.js
16 39 (3.03%) HTML5
16 39 (3.03%) Middleware
17 37 (2.87%) Hibernate
18 36 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.59%) User Experience
3 59 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.10%) Virtual Team
8 23 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
8 23 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
9 20 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.48%) AS400
10 19 (1.48%) iSeries
11 18 (1.40%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.40%) Replication
12 15 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.16%) CMDB
13 12 (0.93%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.65%) Linux
2 107 (8.31%) Windows
3 51 (3.96%) Unix
4 35 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.40%) Android
7 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.23%) CentOS
9 3 (0.23%) Debian
9 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.23%) zOS
10 2 (0.16%) AIX
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.078%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.078%) OS/2
11 1 (0.078%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (52.95%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (17.08%) Software Engineering
3 208 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
4 178 (13.82%) Test Automation
5 165 (12.81%) Scrum
6 141 (10.95%) DevOps
7 130 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
7 130 (10.09%) Waterfall
8 122 (9.47%) ITIL
9 115 (8.93%) Computer Science
9 115 (8.93%) Project Management
10 111 (8.62%) MVC
11 110 (8.54%) TDD
12 107 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 91 (7.07%) Test Scripting
14 75 (5.82%) User Stories
15 69 (5.36%) BDD
15 69 (5.36%) Business Analysis
15 69 (5.36%) OO
16 67 (5.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 447 (34.70%) SQL
2 358 (27.80%) C#
3 278 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 248 (19.25%) Java
5 147 (11.41%) Python
6 117 (9.08%) C++
7 89 (6.91%) C
8 49 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.65%) T-SQL
10 30 (2.33%) VB
11 25 (1.94%) PHP
12 22 (1.71%) Java 8
13 19 (1.48%) RPG
14 18 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.93%) Embedded C++
17 11 (0.85%) Perl
17 11 (0.85%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.78%) Jython
Qualifications
1 247 (19.18%) Degree
2 49 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.80%) ISEB
5 36 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 35 (2.72%) CISSP
7 25 (1.94%) CISM
8 18 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.85%) GIAC
10 10 (0.78%) CCNA
10 10 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.70%) CCNP
12 8 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (16.61%) QA
2 39 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.87%) GDPR
4 27 (2.10%) NIST
5 24 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (0.93%) SLA
7 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.54%) GAMP
8 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.54%) PMO
9 5 (0.39%) GxP
10 4 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.31%) ARP4754
10 4 (0.31%) ARP4761
10 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.31%) DO-254
11 3 (0.23%) COBIT
11 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (2.33%) Docker
2 9 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.54%) LXC
5 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (2.02%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.48%) Ansible
3 14 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.85%) Puppet
5 8 (0.62%) Terraform
6 7 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (0.54%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.39%) Salt
8 4 (0.31%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) SCOM
10 2 (0.16%) Foglight
10 2 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.078%) Grafana
11 1 (0.078%) Graphite
11 1 (0.078%) Nessus
11 1 (0.078%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 211 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.31%) Oracle
3 23 (1.79%) IBM
4 21 (1.63%) MuleSoft
5 18 (1.40%) Snow
6 17 (1.32%) webMethods
7 16 (1.24%) SAP
8 14 (1.09%) Dell
8 14 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 13 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.78%) BMC
11 10 (0.78%) Cisco
12 9 (0.70%) Capita
12 9 (0.70%) Cognos
12 9 (0.70%) Tableau
12 9 (0.70%) VMware
13 8 (0.62%) Google
13 8 (0.62%) HP
13 8 (0.62%) Remedy