Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +20
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 40 65 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.99% 10.35% 9.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 11.32% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 95
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,300
90th Percentile £73,125 £60,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +18.75% -

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 515 574 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.03% 91.40% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 463 507 796
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,375 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +4.60%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 -7 13 £40,000 -17.95% 2
Tamworth -8 9 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Lichfield -5 4 £31,000 -22.50%
Stafford +4 3 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +3 1 £65,000 +116.67%
SDLC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
4 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 10 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
7 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) C#
8 7 (17.50%) .NET
8 7 (17.50%) QA
9 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (15.00%) Internet
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
11 4 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) Presales
11 4 (10.00%) Project Delivery
11 4 (10.00%) jQuery
11 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
11 4 (10.00%) Analytics
11 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (10.00%) DevOps
11 4 (10.00%) OO
11 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce

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 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Power BI
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Author
4 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Author
4 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Magento Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.50%) Drools
8 1 (2.50%) Laravel
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) REST
8 1 (2.50%) SOAP
8 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.50%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Presales
6 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.50%) PMP
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft