Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +15
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1618 1653 2185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.21% 4.87% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 5.57% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1545 1861
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 27138 29676 36860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.45% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22292 24576 30719
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +2 596 £47,500 -5.00% 39
Surrey +16 434 £50,000 +4.17% 26
Berkshire 0 312 £50,000 -4.76% 26
Hampshire -26 283 £47,500 - 18
Buckinghamshire +9 182 £47,500 - 6
East Sussex -5 119 £60,000 +3.43% 4
Oxfordshire -12 109 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Sussex +28 88 £50,500 +6.32% 1
Kent -9 68 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex +18 19 £35,000 -36.36%
Sussex - 1 £77,500 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 898 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (33.62%) SQL
3 523 (32.32%) C#
4 506 (31.27%) JavaScript
5 465 (28.74%) .NET
6 403 (24.91%) Java
7 384 (23.73%) Scrum
8 374 (23.11%) SQL Server
9 337 (20.83%) HTML
10 327 (20.21%) CSS
11 295 (18.23%) Degree
12 287 (17.74%) TDD
13 276 (17.06%) Finance
14 268 (16.56%) Microsoft
15 260 (16.07%) MVC
16 245 (15.14%) Test Automation
16 245 (15.14%) AngularJS
17 237 (14.65%) ASP.NET
18 234 (14.46%) Software Engineering
19 217 (13.41%) QA
20 213 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
21 197 (12.18%) Linux
22 179 (11.06%) OO
23 175 (10.82%) Computer Science
24 172 (10.63%) Windows
25 171 (10.57%) Git (software)
26 170 (10.51%) jQuery
27 167 (10.32%) T-SQL
28 156 (9.64%) C++
29 155 (9.58%) Mentoring

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 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
2 36 (2.22%) CMS
2 36 (2.22%) IIS
3 26 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.24%) Confluence
5 17 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 16 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.56%) JBoss
12 8 (0.49%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.43%) WildFly
14 5 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.31%) WordPress
15 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.25%) Commerce Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.62%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.25%) nopCommerce
5 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.19%) Exstream
6 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.062%) Primavera
7 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.062%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 103 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (5.07%) SaaS
3 57 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.93%) Force.com
5 11 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (0.56%) Asana
6 9 (0.56%) npm
7 8 (0.49%) GitHub
7 8 (0.49%) Office 365
8 7 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.37%) Serverless
10 5 (0.31%) PaaS
11 4 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
11 4 (0.25%) Veeva
12 2 (0.12%) IaaS
13 1 (0.062%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.062%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 32 (1.98%) Internet
3 20 (1.24%) Firewall
4 17 (1.05%) HTTP
5 16 (0.99%) VPN
6 13 (0.80%) RFID
6 13 (0.80%) SMTP
7 11 (0.68%) IPsec
7 11 (0.68%) LAN
7 11 (0.68%) WAN
8 8 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.49%) Wireless
9 7 (0.43%) WLAN
10 6 (0.37%) SMS
11 5 (0.31%) VLAN
12 4 (0.25%) SNMP
13 3 (0.19%) FTP
14 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.12%) Intranet
14 2 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 71 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (2.84%) MySQL
8 36 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.73%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.48%) Big Data
12 20 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.11%) Power BI
14 14 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.74%) SQLPlus
17 11 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (0.68%) DB2
18 9 (0.56%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 171 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 154 (9.52%) Selenium
3 134 (8.28%) Visual Studio
4 89 (5.50%) Subversion
5 77 (4.76%) JIRA
6 67 (4.14%) Maven
7 62 (3.83%) Jenkins
8 44 (2.72%) WebDriver
9 40 (2.47%) SoapUI
10 38 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (2.35%) TeamCity
11 33 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (1.73%) NUnit
13 24 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 24 (1.48%) Hudson
14 23 (1.42%) HP UFT
15 22 (1.36%) SpecFlow
16 19 (1.17%) JUnit
17 17 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 276 (17.06%) Finance
2 94 (5.81%) Retail
3 57 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 39 (2.41%) German Language
5 37 (2.29%) Marketing
6 36 (2.22%) Back Office
7 35 (2.16%) Front Office
8 33 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.55%) Electronics
10 24 (1.48%) Banking
11 22 (1.36%) Advertising
11 22 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.36%) Publishing
12 17 (1.05%) Automotive
13 11 (0.68%) Law
14 9 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.43%) Billing
16 6 (0.37%) Games
16 6 (0.37%) Legal
16 6 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 674 (41.66%) Developer
2 237 (14.65%) Analyst
3 169 (10.44%) .NET Developer
4 138 (8.53%) Senior Developer
5 136 (8.41%) Java Developer
6 122 (7.54%) C# Developer
7 112 (6.92%) Software Developer
8 101 (6.24%) Software Engineer
9 92 (5.69%) Architect
9 92 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 85 (5.25%) Project Manager
11 77 (4.76%) Test Analyst
12 76 (4.70%) Business Analyst
13 58 (3.58%) Test Engineer
14 53 (3.28%) C++ Developer
15 51 (3.15%) Team Leader
16 50 (3.09%) Consultant
16 50 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
17 47 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
18 45 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (28.74%) .NET
2 337 (20.83%) HTML
3 327 (20.21%) CSS
4 245 (15.14%) AngularJS
5 237 (14.65%) ASP.NET
6 170 (10.51%) jQuery
7 149 (9.21%) Web Services
8 121 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 120 (7.42%) HTML5
10 119 (7.35%) XML
11 115 (7.11%) RESTful
12 106 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 102 (6.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 101 (6.24%) REST
15 95 (5.87%) React
16 94 (5.81%) SOAP
17 87 (5.38%) .NET Framework
18 84 (5.19%) WCF
19 66 (4.08%) JSON
20 60 (3.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 213 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 101 (6.24%) User Experience
4 74 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 43 (2.66%) Clustering
7 28 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.48%) Fintech
9 23 (1.42%) Life Science
9 23 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.17%) BBC
11 16 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
12 14 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.80%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
15 11 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.68%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.62%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 197 (12.18%) Linux
2 172 (10.63%) Windows
3 86 (5.32%) Unix
4 30 (1.85%) Android
5 29 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.49%) Solaris
9 7 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.31%) AIX
11 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.19%) CentOS
12 3 (0.19%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.19%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.062%) Debian
14 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (23.73%) Scrum
3 287 (17.74%) TDD
4 260 (16.07%) MVC
5 245 (15.14%) Test Automation
6 234 (14.46%) Software Engineering
7 179 (11.06%) OO
8 155 (9.58%) Mentoring
9 150 (9.27%) Project Management
10 142 (8.78%) Unit Testing
11 137 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 136 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
13 123 (7.60%) OOP
14 120 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 113 (6.98%) Waterfall
16 110 (6.80%) BDD
17 97 (6.00%) SOA
18 96 (5.93%) Test Scripting
19 93 (5.75%) Software Testing
20 92 (5.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 544 (33.62%) SQL
2 523 (32.32%) C#
3 506 (31.27%) JavaScript
4 403 (24.91%) Java
5 167 (10.32%) T-SQL
6 156 (9.64%) C++
7 134 (8.28%) Python
8 80 (4.94%) PHP
9 66 (4.08%) C
10 38 (2.35%) VB.NET
11 36 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.22%) Ruby
11 36 (2.22%) VB
12 33 (2.04%) PHP 7
13 23 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.17%) Perl
15 19 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.99%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 295 (18.23%) Degree
2 102 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 92 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (4.51%) ISEB
5 60 (3.71%) SC Cleared
6 59 (3.65%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.43%) PMP
10 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.31%) MBA
11 5 (0.31%) PhD
11 5 (0.31%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.19%) HNC
13 3 (0.19%) HND
14 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (13.41%) QA
2 13 (0.80%) SLA
3 10 (0.62%) PMO
4 9 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.31%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) GDPR
6 5 (0.31%) GxP
6 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.12%) GAMP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.12%) MISRA
8 2 (0.12%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.062%) P3O
System Software
1 78 (4.82%) Docker
2 14 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.12%) vCloud
6 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.062%) Firmware
7 1 (0.062%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.062%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.79%) Puppet
3 24 (1.48%) Ansible
3 24 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.68%) Mesos
5 11 (0.68%) rkt
5 11 (0.68%) Terraform
6 5 (0.31%) Kibana
6 5 (0.31%) logstash
7 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.062%) Nagios
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 268 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 125 (7.73%) Oracle
3 66 (4.08%) SAP
4 33 (2.04%) HP
5 29 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (1.42%) VMware
7 21 (1.30%) Zend
8 20 (1.24%) Sony
8 20 (1.24%) Twitter
8 20 (1.24%) Xamarin
9 19 (1.17%) IBM
10 18 (1.11%) Cognos
11 17 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 13 (0.80%) Google
13 11 (0.68%) Tableau
14 10 (0.62%) TOWER Software
15 8 (0.49%) Sun
16 7 (0.43%) Ab Initio
16 7 (0.43%) Remedy
17 6 (0.37%) Atlassian