Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,609 1,504 1,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.48% 5.23% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.86% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,355 1,248 1,630
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,375 £67,500
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 26,280 25,662 31,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.50% 89.31% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,711 21,143 26,719
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +11 680 £51,500 +8.42% 70
Hampshire +9 366 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Surrey +6 324 £52,500 -4.55% 33
Berkshire -11 269 £55,000 +10.00% 24
Oxfordshire +17 213 £52,500 +31.25% 33
Buckinghamshire +6 198 £47,500 -2.06% 13
East Sussex +2 141 £55,000 -8.33% 10
West Sussex -28 58 £52,500 +3.96% 15
Kent -5 29 £32,500 -31.58% 8
Middlesex -10 8 £69,700 +114.46% 1
Sussex 0 4 £95,000 +22.58%
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 983 (61.09%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (30.89%) C#
3 480 (29.83%) .NET
4 463 (28.78%) SQL
5 414 (25.73%) Scrum
6 376 (23.37%) Java
7 367 (22.81%) JavaScript
8 343 (21.32%) SQL Server
9 324 (20.14%) Software Engineering
10 302 (18.77%) Finance
11 301 (18.71%) Microsoft
12 282 (17.53%) Degree
13 248 (15.41%) Project Management
14 239 (14.85%) Test Automation
15 238 (14.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 233 (14.48%) HTML
17 228 (14.17%) MVC
18 224 (13.92%) AngularJS
19 220 (13.67%) Waterfall
20 208 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
21 206 (12.80%) QA
22 205 (12.74%) Oracle
23 202 (12.55%) TDD
24 195 (12.12%) C++
25 192 (11.93%) ASP.NET
26 190 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
27 189 (11.75%) Linux
28 186 (11.56%) Windows
29 177 (11.00%) Python
30 175 (10.88%) CSS

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 71 (4.41%) IIS
2 68 (4.23%) CMS
2 68 (4.23%) Confluence
3 39 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (1.31%) JBoss
6 15 (0.93%) Apache
7 13 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 13 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 13 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.68%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.31%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.25%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.19%) HipChat
7 3 (0.19%) InDesign
7 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.062%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.25%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.12%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.062%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 238 (14.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (4.72%) SaaS
4 42 (2.61%) PaaS
5 37 (2.30%) GitHub
6 35 (2.18%) IaaS
7 17 (1.06%) npm
8 15 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (0.87%) Office 365
10 8 (0.50%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.31%) Serverless
13 5 (0.31%) Slack
14 4 (0.25%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 3 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.72%) Internet
2 29 (1.80%) HTTP
3 19 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 12 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.44%) Network Security
6 5 (0.31%) DNS
6 5 (0.31%) SAN
6 5 (0.31%) SMS
7 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.25%) Intranet
7 4 (0.25%) LAN
7 4 (0.25%) WAN
7 4 (0.25%) Wireless
8 3 (0.19%) Firewall
8 3 (0.19%) IMAP
8 3 (0.19%) Skype
8 3 (0.19%) SMTP
9 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.12%) FTP
9 2 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 61 (3.79%) NoSQL
4 58 (3.60%) Big Data
5 56 (3.48%) MySQL
6 55 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 46 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 36 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (1.99%) Hadoop
13 28 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (1.55%) SAP HANA
15 22 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 21 (1.31%) MongoDB
17 19 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
17 19 (1.18%) Power BI
18 17 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 160 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 148 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 146 (9.07%) JIRA
4 95 (5.90%) Jenkins
5 90 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 82 (5.10%) Selenium
7 41 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 35 (2.18%) Cucumber
9 33 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 33 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 32 (1.99%) Maven
11 26 (1.62%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.62%) Subversion
12 20 (1.24%) Bitbucket
13 18 (1.12%) Jasmine
14 17 (1.06%) Mercurial
14 17 (1.06%) MSTest
15 16 (0.99%) JUnit
16 13 (0.81%) NUnit
16 13 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 302 (18.77%) Finance
2 105 (6.53%) Retail
3 77 (4.79%) Marketing
4 39 (2.42%) Banking
5 35 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.24%) Back Office
7 20 (1.24%) Games
8 18 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 18 (1.12%) Automotive
9 17 (1.06%) French Language
10 14 (0.87%) Legal
11 13 (0.81%) Advertising
12 7 (0.44%) Electronics
12 7 (0.44%) Publishing
13 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.25%) Avionics
14 4 (0.25%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 554 (34.43%) Developer
2 209 (12.99%) Analyst
3 155 (9.63%) Software Engineer
4 151 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 143 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 138 (8.58%) .NET Developer
7 130 (8.08%) C# Developer
8 122 (7.58%) Architect
9 109 (6.77%) Project Manager
10 99 (6.15%) Business Analyst
11 79 (4.91%) Senior Software Engineer
12 71 (4.41%) Java Developer
13 68 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 58 (3.60%) Test Analyst
15 57 (3.54%) Software Manager
16 54 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
17 52 (3.23%) Development Manager
18 50 (3.11%) C# Software Developer
19 49 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
20 46 (2.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (29.83%) .NET
2 233 (14.48%) HTML
3 224 (13.92%) AngularJS
4 192 (11.93%) ASP.NET
5 175 (10.88%) CSS
6 134 (8.33%) Web Services
7 122 (7.58%) jQuery
8 121 (7.52%) .NET Framework
9 119 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 113 (7.02%) RESTful
11 111 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 110 (6.84%) XML
13 106 (6.59%) REST
14 97 (6.03%) React
15 93 (5.78%) JSON
16 89 (5.53%) WPF
17 87 (5.41%) WCF
18 85 (5.28%) SOAP
19 79 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 73 (4.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 117 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 77 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 75 (4.66%) User Experience
6 74 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
8 48 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
9 47 (2.92%) Algorithms
10 33 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 33 (2.05%) Data Centre
11 29 (1.80%) Fintech
12 28 (1.74%) Virtual Team
13 27 (1.68%) CUDA
14 23 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (0.93%) PMI
16 14 (0.87%) FMCG
16 14 (0.87%) Reinsurance
17 12 (0.75%) Data Structures
18 11 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 189 (11.75%) Linux
2 186 (11.56%) Windows
3 106 (6.59%) Unix
4 61 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.31%) Android
7 15 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.62%) AIX
11 8 (0.50%) CentOS
11 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
13 2 (0.12%) ThreadX
14 1 (0.062%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (61.09%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (25.73%) Scrum
3 324 (20.14%) Software Engineering
4 248 (15.41%) Project Management
5 239 (14.85%) Test Automation
6 228 (14.17%) MVC
7 220 (13.67%) Waterfall
8 208 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
9 202 (12.55%) TDD
10 190 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
11 172 (10.69%) OO
12 142 (8.83%) Software Delivery
13 140 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 125 (7.77%) DevOps
15 121 (7.52%) Mathematics
16 117 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 112 (6.96%) Microservices
18 111 (6.90%) Unit Testing
19 108 (6.71%) BDD
20 101 (6.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 497 (30.89%) C#
2 463 (28.78%) SQL
3 376 (23.37%) Java
4 367 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 195 (12.12%) C++
6 177 (11.00%) Python
7 84 (5.22%) C
8 81 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 64 (3.98%) PHP
10 50 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 41 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 33 (2.05%) Java 8
12 33 (2.05%) TypeScript
13 27 (1.68%) Delphi
14 25 (1.55%) Ruby
14 25 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.31%) VB
16 20 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 282 (17.53%) Degree
2 70 (4.35%) ISEB
3 65 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 33 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (1.55%) CISSP
8 24 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.37%) PhD
10 19 (1.18%) Master's Degree
10 19 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 18 (1.12%) PMP
12 12 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.56%) CCNA
15 9 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (12.80%) QA
2 24 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.06%) GDPR
5 12 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.75%) PMO
6 7 (0.44%) DICOM
7 6 (0.37%) WAI
8 5 (0.31%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.25%) COBIT
9 4 (0.25%) MISRA
9 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.062%) GxP
11 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (4.41%) Docker
2 27 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (1.06%) Firmware
5 16 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.50%) LXC
8 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.062%) Postfix
9 1 (0.062%) RHEV
9 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (1.80%) Puppet
3 25 (1.55%) Ansible
4 17 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.99%) Terraform
6 11 (0.68%) Packer
7 5 (0.31%) Salt
8 3 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.062%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.062%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 301 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 205 (12.74%) Oracle
3 106 (6.59%) SAP
4 49 (3.05%) Sun
5 46 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 40 (2.49%) Xamarin
7 24 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.12%) TOWER Software
8 18 (1.12%) VMware
9 14 (0.87%) Tableau
10 13 (0.81%) DevExpress
11 12 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 11 (0.68%) Ab Initio
13 10 (0.62%) Google
13 10 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.62%) Snow
14 9 (0.56%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.50%) Cognos
15 8 (0.50%) HP
15 8 (0.50%) Sitecore