Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 29 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 18 59 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.29% 7.82% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 8.73% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 39
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,800 £34,500 £31,800
90th Percentile £50,750 £56,500 £52,750
West Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 387 676 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.14% 89.66% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 341 570 656
Median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Staffordshire

SDLC
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SDLC in Staffordshire

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 8 August 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 8 August 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 -10 9 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Tamworth - 2 £25,500 -
Lichfield +6 1 £25,750 -35.63%
SDLC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.11%) Skype
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) Publishing
8 1 (5.56%) CMS
8 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.56%) VB
8 1 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft

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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) Jadu
1 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
1 1 (5.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Junior
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Project Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Coaching
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) SFIA
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft