Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 36 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +21
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 69 55 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.07% 6.10% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.18% 6.82% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 67
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £34,500 £28,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £53,750 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 678 806 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.09% 89.36% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 570 668 728
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,425 £21,425
90th Percentile £53,875 £57,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Staffordshire

SDLC
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDLC in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SDLC in Staffordshire

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Staffordshire

SDLC
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Lichfield - 29 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +16 28 £51,250 +20.59% 7
Burton-upon-Trent +14 9 £48,000 +26.32% 1
SDLC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 43 (62.32%) C#
2 39 (56.52%) .NET
3 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
4 36 (52.17%) VB
5 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
6 29 (42.03%) VB.NET
6 29 (42.03%) VB6
7 28 (40.58%) SQL
8 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (21.74%) Android
10 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
12 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (13.04%) Software Testing
14 8 (11.59%) Marketing
14 8 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (11.59%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (11.59%) Subversion
14 8 (11.59%) Scrum
14 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
14 8 (11.59%) RAD
14 8 (11.59%) DSDM
14 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
15 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
15 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
15 7 (10.14%) C++
15 7 (10.14%) QA
16 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (8.70%) Telematics

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (4.35%) CMS
1 3 (4.35%) Sitefinity
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (11.59%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Games
2 5 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) .NET Developer
3 21 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 21 (30.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (23.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (20.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Android Developer
7 6 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Software Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Digital Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Product Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.90%) Development Team Leader
11 2 (2.90%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (56.52%) .NET
2 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 3 (4.35%) HTML5
4 3 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) Drools
5 2 (2.90%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.45%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 10 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 8 (11.59%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (11.59%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (11.59%) DSDM
5 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.59%) RAD
5 8 (11.59%) Scrum
6 6 (8.70%) Business Process Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
6 6 (8.70%) Logistics
6 6 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) C#
2 36 (52.17%) VB
3 29 (42.03%) VB.NET
3 29 (42.03%) VB6
4 28 (40.58%) SQL
5 7 (10.14%) C++
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Java
7 2 (2.90%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) PhD
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft