Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 19 49
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 +8
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 50 109 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.27% 10.39% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 11.66% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 44 104 64
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,900 £29,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £58,375
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 745 935 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 93.36% 89.13% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 604 761 1,064
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent -18 18 £42,500 +17.24% 13
Tamworth +12 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Lichfield -5 7 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Stafford +17 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -12 3 £38,000 -13.64% 3
SDLC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (28.00%) Customer Requirements
5 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.00%) JIRA
7 10 (20.00%) .NET
7 10 (20.00%) HTML
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (18.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (18.00%) Commercial Awareness
9 8 (16.00%) CSS
9 8 (16.00%) Selenium
10 7 (14.00%) VB6
10 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (14.00%) Java
10 7 (14.00%) VB
10 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (12.00%) CMS
11 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.00%) XML
11 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.00%) Subversion
12 5 (10.00%) Content Management
12 5 (10.00%) Git (software)

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 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) RTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Selenium
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.00%) AccuRev
6 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (4.00%) Billing
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Software Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Author
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Author
7 5 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (4.00%) iOS Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Junior
10 2 (4.00%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) XML
5 4 (8.00%) Drools
6 3 (6.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) Core Data
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) Spring
7 2 (4.00%) XHTML
8 1 (2.00%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) jQuery
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (28.00%) Customer Requirements
5 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (18.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 9 (18.00%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Content Management
9 4 (8.00%) Coaching
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
10 3 (6.00%) DSDM
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) RAD
10 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) VB
2 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (14.00%) VB6
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) APMP
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Google