Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1 -14
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 117 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.17% 4.97% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 5.37% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 115 60 50
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,250 £31,075 £21,025
90th Percentile £48,250 £57,625 £48,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 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 995 1098 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.45% 92.42% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 812 959 910
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.22% -2.33%
10th Percentile £21,275 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 16 December 2017.

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 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
Stoke-on-Trent +18 56 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Lichfield +21 26 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Tamworth +9 14 £37,500 +8.70%
Stafford +4 8 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +8 3 £44,000 +57.14% 1
SDLC
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.75%) .NET
3 42 (35.90%) C#
3 42 (35.90%) HTML
4 33 (28.21%) MySQL
4 33 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
6 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
7 27 (23.08%) CSS
7 27 (23.08%) Degree
7 27 (23.08%) MVC
8 26 (22.22%) SQL
8 26 (22.22%) HTML5
9 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 23 (19.66%) PHP
11 20 (17.09%) OO
11 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
11 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (15.38%) QA
13 18 (15.38%) Laravel
13 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 18 (15.38%) Java
14 17 (14.53%) OO PHP
14 17 (14.53%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
15 16 (13.68%) TDD
16 15 (12.82%) SOLID
17 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (11.97%) Software Engineering

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 (1.71%) Apache
1 2 (1.71%) CMS
1 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
1 2 (1.71%) WordPress
2 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Acrobat
1 7 (5.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (5.98%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.21%) MySQL
2 29 (24.79%) SQL Server
3 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.71%) Big Data
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) JIRA
3 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.27%) Selenium
4 5 (4.27%) Subversion
5 4 (3.42%) MSI
5 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.56%) AccuRev
6 3 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) MSTest
8 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.84%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Publishing
4 5 (4.27%) Electronics
4 5 (4.27%) Finance
4 5 (4.27%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 20 (17.09%) PHP Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Junior
8 10 (8.55%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Tester
9 9 (7.69%) Graduate
9 9 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.69%) OO PHP Developer
9 9 (7.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Architect
10 8 (6.84%) Business IT Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) IT Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) IT Business Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.75%) .NET
2 42 (35.90%) HTML
3 27 (23.08%) CSS
4 26 (22.22%) HTML5
5 24 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.38%) Laravel
7 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.11%) WPF
9 9 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 9 (7.69%) jQuery
9 9 (7.69%) Sass
9 9 (7.69%) Symfony
9 9 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.84%) CakePHP
10 8 (6.84%) Classic ASP
10 8 (6.84%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.21%) Test Automation
3 27 (23.08%) MVC
4 20 (17.09%) OO
4 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
4 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (14.53%) Customer Requirements
5 17 (14.53%) OO PHP
6 16 (13.68%) TDD
7 15 (12.82%) SOLID
8 14 (11.97%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.11%) Microservices
10 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 12 (10.26%) Scrum
10 12 (10.26%) Test Scripting
11 10 (8.55%) Test Planning
12 9 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
12 9 (7.69%) Mathematics
12 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.90%) C#
2 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.22%) SQL
4 23 (19.66%) PHP
5 18 (15.38%) Java
6 12 (10.26%) C++
7 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.27%) VB
9 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.42%) VB6
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) Fortran
10 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Degree
2 13 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.84%) ISEB
4 7 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.56%) PhD
6 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Zend
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 2 (1.71%) Xamarin