Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 47
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 0
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 54 78 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.91% 7.95% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 8.81% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 65
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.68% -18.40%
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,875 £27,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -5.88%

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 817 885 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.39% 90.21% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 677 705 1,083
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,150 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 July 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 July 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 -6 18 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Tamworth +2 13 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Stafford +18 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -8 3 £38,000 +38.18% 1
SDLC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) HTML
3 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
3 17 (31.48%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) CSS
5 14 (25.93%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 10 (18.52%) Java
8 10 (18.52%) C#
8 10 (18.52%) JIRA
8 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
9 9 (16.67%) Selenium
9 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 8 (14.81%) XML
10 8 (14.81%) Project Management
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (14.81%) Commercial Awareness
11 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Marketing
13 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting

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 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Sitefinity
3 2 (3.70%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Selenium
3 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Gradle
6 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Software Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Tester
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Software Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) .NET
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.26%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (7.41%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) JSON
7 4 (7.41%) RESTful
7 4 (7.41%) XHTML
8 3 (5.56%) Core Data
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.70%) MooTools
9 2 (3.70%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) SOAP
9 2 (3.70%) Web Services
9 2 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
1 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (3.70%) Marketing Technology
1 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Customer Requirements
2 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 8 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (14.81%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (14.81%) MVC
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
7 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 5 (9.26%) Coaching
9 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) PHP
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
1 3 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) Xamarin