Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 58 49
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,691 1,434 1,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.59% 4.81% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 5.47% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 1,206 1,825
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 26,849 26,231 33,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.81% 88.01% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,213 21,705 28,276
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 19 July 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 +12 724 £52,500 +8.25% 81
Surrey +19 359 £50,000 -4.76% 45
Berkshire +7 356 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Hampshire +3 337 £45,000 - 35
Oxfordshire +27 199 £52,500 +31.25% 32
Buckinghamshire +4 169 £47,500 -3.55% 11
East Sussex +19 150 £55,000 -8.33% 9
West Sussex -16 87 £47,500 -3.06% 8
Kent -18 33 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Sussex - 4 £95,000 - 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 1,016 (60.08%) Agile Software Development
2 514 (30.40%) C#
3 506 (29.92%) .NET
4 435 (25.72%) Scrum
5 431 (25.49%) SQL
6 428 (25.31%) JavaScript
7 384 (22.71%) Java
7 384 (22.71%) SQL Server
8 324 (19.16%) Degree
9 308 (18.21%) Software Engineering
10 304 (17.98%) MVC
10 304 (17.98%) Microsoft
11 302 (17.86%) Test Automation
12 296 (17.50%) Finance
13 292 (17.27%) HTML
14 259 (15.32%) Project Management
15 257 (15.20%) AngularJS
16 253 (14.96%) ASP.NET
17 245 (14.49%) CSS
18 238 (14.07%) TDD
19 233 (13.78%) QA
20 222 (13.13%) Linux
21 218 (12.89%) C++
22 216 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
23 200 (11.83%) OO
24 199 (11.77%) Windows
25 188 (11.12%) Waterfall
26 185 (10.94%) .NET Framework
27 183 (10.82%) Oracle
27 183 (10.82%) Problem-Solving

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 64 (3.78%) Confluence
2 57 (3.37%) CMS
3 36 (2.13%) IIS
4 35 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 30 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (1.71%) Apache
7 19 (1.12%) NServiceBus
8 18 (1.06%) JBoss
9 11 (0.65%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.41%) Anypoint
13 6 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.35%) nginx
14 5 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.24%) Hyperledger
15 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) HipChat
6 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.18%) InDesign
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.30%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.059%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.059%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.059%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 216 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (6.98%) SaaS
4 45 (2.66%) PaaS
5 42 (2.48%) GitHub
6 34 (2.01%) IaaS
7 14 (0.83%) npm
8 13 (0.77%) Serverless
9 11 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.59%) Office 365
11 8 (0.47%) NuGet
11 8 (0.47%) Slack
12 5 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.18%) Datadog
15 2 (0.12%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.20%) Internet
2 39 (2.31%) HTTP
3 11 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.53%) SMS
5 8 (0.47%) SSL
6 6 (0.35%) LAN
6 6 (0.35%) NGN
6 6 (0.35%) WAN
6 6 (0.35%) ZigBee
6 6 (0.35%) Z-Wave
7 5 (0.30%) Firewall
7 5 (0.30%) Intranet
8 4 (0.24%) DNS
9 3 (0.18%) DHCP
9 3 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.18%) SAN
9 3 (0.18%) Skype
9 3 (0.18%) VPN
10 2 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.91%) NoSQL
2 83 (4.91%) Relational Database
3 62 (3.67%) Big Data
4 57 (3.37%) MySQL
5 54 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 42 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 33 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.18%) Power BI
14 18 (1.06%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
16 16 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.89%) SAP HANA
18 14 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 170 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 155 (9.17%) JIRA
3 142 (8.40%) Visual Studio
4 125 (7.39%) Selenium
5 100 (5.91%) Jenkins
6 92 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 50 (2.96%) Cucumber
8 39 (2.31%) Jasmine
8 39 (2.31%) TeamCity
9 38 (2.25%) SpecFlow
10 37 (2.19%) Maven
11 34 (2.01%) WebDriver
12 33 (1.95%) Subversion
13 30 (1.77%) SoapUI
14 24 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 24 (1.42%) Protractor
15 22 (1.30%) Bitbucket
15 22 (1.30%) Mocha
15 22 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 296 (17.50%) Finance
2 106 (6.27%) Retail
3 56 (3.31%) Marketing
4 42 (2.48%) Banking
5 30 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.71%) Back Office
7 21 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.18%) Games
9 19 (1.12%) Automotive
10 18 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 18 (1.06%) French Language
11 14 (0.83%) Legal
12 13 (0.77%) Publishing
13 10 (0.59%) Electronics
14 8 (0.47%) German Language
15 7 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.30%) Advertising
18 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 579 (34.24%) Developer
2 207 (12.24%) Analyst
3 192 (11.35%) .NET Developer
4 164 (9.70%) Software Engineer
5 155 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 141 (8.34%) Software Developer
7 138 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 126 (7.45%) Architect
9 125 (7.39%) Project Manager
10 95 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 91 (5.38%) Business Analyst
12 86 (5.09%) Senior Software Engineer
13 72 (4.26%) Test Engineer
14 71 (4.20%) Software Manager
15 69 (4.08%) Development Manager
16 62 (3.67%) Test Analyst
17 57 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
18 56 (3.31%) Lead Developer
19 55 (3.25%) Java Developer
20 52 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (29.92%) .NET
2 292 (17.27%) HTML
3 257 (15.20%) AngularJS
4 253 (14.96%) ASP.NET
5 245 (14.49%) CSS
6 185 (10.94%) .NET Framework
7 177 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 154 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 152 (8.99%) Web Services
10 147 (8.69%) jQuery
11 134 (7.92%) WCF
12 126 (7.45%) RESTful
13 120 (7.10%) REST
14 111 (6.56%) React
15 105 (6.21%) XML
16 100 (5.91%) JSON
17 95 (5.62%) SOAP
18 90 (5.32%) Entity Framework
19 88 (5.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 85 (5.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 144 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (6.33%) User Experience
4 74 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 71 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 68 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
8 43 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 28 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.60%) Fintech
11 23 (1.36%) CUDA
12 22 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.30%) Social Network
13 19 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.12%) PMI
13 19 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.01%) Driving Licence
15 16 (0.95%) Mainframe
16 14 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 222 (13.13%) Linux
2 199 (11.77%) Windows
3 83 (4.91%) Unix
4 37 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.18%) Android
7 14 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.65%) AIX
8 11 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.53%) CentOS
9 9 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.47%) Solaris
10 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.24%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.12%) ThreadX
14 1 (0.059%) Debian
14 1 (0.059%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,016 (60.08%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (25.72%) Scrum
3 308 (18.21%) Software Engineering
4 304 (17.98%) MVC
5 302 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 259 (15.32%) Project Management
7 238 (14.07%) TDD
8 200 (11.83%) OO
9 188 (11.12%) Waterfall
10 183 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
11 168 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
12 157 (9.28%) Unit Testing
13 141 (8.34%) DevOps
14 140 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 140 (8.28%) Software Delivery
15 126 (7.45%) BDD
16 120 (7.10%) Mathematics
17 108 (6.39%) Data Modelling
18 101 (5.97%) User Stories
19 100 (5.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 514 (30.40%) C#
2 431 (25.49%) SQL
3 428 (25.31%) JavaScript
4 384 (22.71%) Java
5 218 (12.89%) C++
6 166 (9.82%) Python
7 114 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 85 (5.03%) C
9 75 (4.44%) PHP
10 57 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.19%) VB
12 36 (2.13%) Ruby
13 29 (1.71%) Delphi
13 29 (1.71%) VB.NET
14 28 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.48%) TypeScript
16 24 (1.42%) Perl
17 22 (1.30%) Java 8
18 18 (1.06%) VB6
19 16 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 324 (19.16%) Degree
2 96 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (5.14%) ISEB
4 64 (3.78%) ISTQB
5 39 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 37 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 27 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 25 (1.48%) PhD
9 22 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 18 (1.06%) CISSP
10 18 (1.06%) PMP
11 16 (0.95%) Master's Degree
11 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
16 5 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (13.78%) QA
2 25 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.01%) GDPR
4 13 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.71%) PMO
6 9 (0.53%) PSD2
7 8 (0.47%) GAMP
8 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) DICOM
10 2 (0.12%) WAI
11 1 (0.059%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 92 (5.44%) Docker
2 24 (1.42%) Firmware
3 15 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.059%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.059%) HDFS
8 1 (0.059%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (2.37%) Kubernetes
2 31 (1.83%) Ansible
3 30 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.60%) Puppet
5 14 (0.83%) Terraform
6 13 (0.77%) Salt
7 10 (0.59%) Packer
8 5 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.059%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.059%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.059%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.059%) Nagios
11 1 (0.059%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.059%) Oozie
Vendors
1 304 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 183 (10.82%) Oracle
3 88 (5.20%) SAP
4 45 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 34 (2.01%) Sun
6 31 (1.83%) TIBCO
7 26 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.30%) TOWER Software
9 19 (1.12%) VMware
10 17 (1.01%) PayPal
11 14 (0.83%) DevExpress
11 14 (0.83%) Google
12 13 (0.77%) Apple
13 12 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.59%) Concur
15 9 (0.53%) Capita
16 8 (0.47%) Ab Initio
17 7 (0.41%) MuleSoft
17 7 (0.41%) Tableau
17 7 (0.41%) Telerik