Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,475 1,553 1,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.54% 5.01% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 5.57% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,219 1,371 1,419
South East median annual salary £50,165 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £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 24,282 27,888 28,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.20% 89.89% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19,863 22,999 23,359
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 January 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 January 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 +18 605 £55,000 +10.00% 103
Hampshire +23 348 £48,250 +7.22% 32
Surrey -5 282 £50,000 - 65
Berkshire -2 258 £56,500 +13.00% 59
Oxfordshire +43 177 £50,000 - 24
Buckinghamshire +18 170 £50,000 +5.26% 20
East Sussex -6 108 £50,000 -16.67% 6
West Sussex +1 93 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Kent -8 21 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Middlesex +3 14 £69,700 +85.87%
Sussex +16 3 £75,000 -3.23%
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 907 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (33.76%) C#
3 483 (32.75%) SQL
4 457 (30.98%) .NET
5 358 (24.27%) JavaScript
6 345 (23.39%) Scrum
7 332 (22.51%) Java
8 293 (19.86%) Software Engineering
9 288 (19.53%) SQL Server
10 261 (17.69%) Microsoft
11 251 (17.02%) Waterfall
12 230 (15.59%) Finance
13 224 (15.19%) Degree
14 220 (14.92%) TDD
15 218 (14.78%) Oracle
16 215 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
16 215 (14.58%) AngularJS
17 207 (14.03%) HTML
18 198 (13.42%) Project Management
19 195 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
20 185 (12.54%) Test Automation
20 185 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
21 184 (12.47%) QA
22 180 (12.20%) Linux
23 171 (11.59%) ASP.NET
24 164 (11.12%) CSS
25 159 (10.78%) Git (software)
26 155 (10.51%) MVC
27 152 (10.31%) Python
28 151 (10.24%) C++

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 88 (5.97%) IIS
2 68 (4.61%) CMS
3 60 (4.07%) Confluence
4 39 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 27 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (1.56%) JBoss
7 20 (1.36%) Apache
8 19 (1.29%) EPiServer
9 18 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.15%) nginx
11 11 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.47%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.47%) Documentum
14 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.27%) NetWeaver
16 4 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.068%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.47%) SAP CO
2 7 (0.47%) SAP FI
2 7 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.068%) Magento
6 1 (0.068%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.068%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.068%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 195 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (4.20%) SaaS
4 41 (2.78%) GitHub
5 29 (1.97%) PaaS
6 22 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (1.22%) npm
8 16 (1.08%) IaaS
9 12 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 10 (0.68%) Serverless
11 9 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.54%) Office 365
12 8 (0.54%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.27%) AWS CodePipeline
15 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.27%) Internet
2 30 (2.03%) HTTP
3 27 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.68%) VPN
5 9 (0.61%) Modbus
5 9 (0.61%) MQTT
5 9 (0.61%) Network Security
5 9 (0.61%) SSL
6 8 (0.54%) Firewall
6 8 (0.54%) Profibus
6 8 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (0.47%) DNS
7 7 (0.47%) Wireless
8 5 (0.34%) IMAP
8 5 (0.34%) SAN
8 5 (0.34%) SMTP
9 4 (0.27%) Broadband
9 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.27%) Skype
9 4 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 95 (6.44%) Relational Database
3 62 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 45 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 42 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (2.58%) MySQL
7 37 (2.51%) Big Data
8 32 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.69%) DB2
11 24 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
17 15 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (0.95%) Redis
19 13 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 159 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 146 (9.90%) Jenkins
3 132 (8.95%) Visual Studio
4 128 (8.68%) JIRA
5 66 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 54 (3.66%) TeamCity
7 53 (3.59%) Selenium
8 52 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (2.71%) Maven
10 37 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (1.63%) Subversion
12 23 (1.56%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.36%) JUnit
14 19 (1.29%) ProC
15 16 (1.08%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.08%) Mockito
15 16 (1.08%) ReSharper
16 12 (0.81%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.81%) MSTest
16 12 (0.81%) Ranorex
General
1 230 (15.59%) Finance
2 100 (6.78%) Retail
3 64 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.19%) Marketing
5 35 (2.37%) Banking
6 32 (2.17%) Advertising
6 32 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.56%) Games
8 16 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.02%) Back Office
9 15 (1.02%) Electronics
10 13 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.81%) Military
11 12 (0.81%) Publishing
12 9 (0.61%) Local Government
13 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.34%) Avionics
15 4 (0.27%) Legal
16 3 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 518 (35.12%) Developer
2 215 (14.58%) Analyst
3 153 (10.37%) C# Developer
4 139 (9.42%) Software Engineer
5 131 (8.88%) Senior Developer
6 128 (8.68%) Business Analyst
7 123 (8.34%) .NET Developer
8 97 (6.58%) Project Manager
8 97 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 92 (6.24%) Architect
10 83 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 76 (5.15%) Java Developer
12 56 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
13 53 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 51 (3.46%) Test Analyst
15 46 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
16 45 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
17 40 (2.71%) IT Manager
18 38 (2.58%) Software Manager
19 37 (2.51%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (30.98%) .NET
2 215 (14.58%) AngularJS
3 207 (14.03%) HTML
4 171 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 164 (11.12%) CSS
6 140 (9.49%) XML
7 107 (7.25%) jQuery
8 103 (6.98%) Web Services
9 100 (6.78%) RESTful
10 95 (6.44%) .NET Framework
11 86 (5.83%) WPF
12 84 (5.69%) React
13 82 (5.56%) JSON
14 78 (5.29%) REST
15 71 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 68 (4.61%) WCF
17 66 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 66 (4.47%) SOAP
17 66 (4.47%) Spring
18 60 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 64 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 63 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (4.00%) User Experience
6 47 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (1.76%) FMCG
10 26 (1.76%) Virtual Team
11 23 (1.56%) Fintech
12 21 (1.42%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
13 18 (1.22%) EPoS
14 17 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.08%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.95%) Reinsurance
17 13 (0.88%) Internet of Things
17 13 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 180 (12.20%) Linux
2 143 (9.69%) Windows
3 129 (8.75%) Unix
4 78 (5.29%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 32 (2.17%) AIX
7 19 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.95%) Android
8 14 (0.95%) CentOS
8 14 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.20%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.20%) Debian
12 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (61.49%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (23.39%) Scrum
3 293 (19.86%) Software Engineering
4 251 (17.02%) Waterfall
5 220 (14.92%) TDD
6 215 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 198 (13.42%) Project Management
8 185 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
8 185 (12.54%) Test Automation
9 155 (10.51%) MVC
10 138 (9.36%) DevOps
11 118 (8.00%) OO
12 115 (7.80%) Mentoring
13 114 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 104 (7.05%) Computer Science
15 102 (6.92%) Software Delivery
16 98 (6.64%) Microservices
17 97 (6.58%) Unit Testing
18 96 (6.51%) Business Analysis
19 95 (6.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 498 (33.76%) C#
2 483 (32.75%) SQL
3 358 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 332 (22.51%) Java
5 152 (10.31%) Python
6 151 (10.24%) C++
7 121 (8.20%) C
8 58 (3.93%) PL/SQL
9 57 (3.86%) Java 8
10 51 (3.46%) PowerShell
11 46 (3.12%) PHP
11 46 (3.12%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.85%) Perl
12 42 (2.85%) VB.NET
13 39 (2.64%) TypeScript
14 38 (2.58%) T-SQL
15 33 (2.24%) Ruby
16 32 (2.17%) VB
17 27 (1.83%) ES6
18 23 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 224 (15.19%) Degree
2 58 (3.93%) ISEB
3 44 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 42 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.90%) PhD
7 25 (1.69%) CISSP
8 22 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.68%) CCNA
15 9 (0.61%) Master's Degree
15 9 (0.61%) PMP
16 8 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
17 7 (0.47%) CEH
18 6 (0.41%) GPEN
18 6 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (12.47%) QA
2 24 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.47%) GDPR
5 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.47%) WAI
6 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.41%) PMO
7 5 (0.34%) MISRA
7 5 (0.34%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.27%) DICOM
9 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 1 (0.068%) GAMP
11 1 (0.068%) GxP
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.068%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (4.81%) Docker
2 29 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.22%) Firmware
4 15 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.75%) LXC
6 8 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.27%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.20%) Postfix
8 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.068%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.068%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 39 (2.64%) Puppet
2 35 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (2.31%) Ansible
4 21 (1.42%) Terraform
5 14 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.61%) Nagios
7 8 (0.54%) Packer
8 7 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.41%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.27%) Control-M
11 4 (0.27%) Mesos
11 4 (0.27%) Rancher
11 4 (0.27%) Salt
12 1 (0.068%) vRealize
12 1 (0.068%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 261 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 218 (14.78%) Oracle
3 80 (5.42%) SAP
4 30 (2.03%) VMware
5 27 (1.83%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.29%) Snow
7 18 (1.22%) TIBCO
8 16 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.02%) Sun
10 14 (0.95%) Ab Initio
10 14 (0.95%) Cognos
10 14 (0.95%) Google
10 14 (0.95%) Tableau
11 13 (0.88%) TOWER Software
12 12 (0.81%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.75%) HP
13 11 (0.75%) Splunk
14 8 (0.54%) Intel
14 8 (0.54%) Peoplefluent
14 8 (0.54%) Salesforce.com