Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 30 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14 +11
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 23 51 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.22% 8.28% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 9.16% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 49 96
Suffolk median annual salary £58,750 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.63% +22.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £38,925 £30,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,350 £56,250 £49,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 494 557 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 90.64% 90.42% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 365 519 834
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £58,375
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Suffolk

SDLC
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDLC in Suffolk.

Salary trend for SDLC in Suffolk

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Suffolk over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Suffolk

SDLC
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 15 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
Ipswich -8 13 £58,750 +30.56% 2
Bury St Edmunds -1 2 £45,000 +4.65% 2
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (52.17%) DV Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Selenium
4 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
5 7 (30.43%) CentOS
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) CCNA
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
9 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.04%) Big Data
9 3 (13.04%) Line Management
9 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) IPsec
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
1 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
2 7 (30.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Burp Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Development Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) Core Data
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) CentOS
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) Line Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) OWASP
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C
2 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) DV Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) HIPAA
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) VMware