SDLC Jobs in the UK excluding London

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring SDLC skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SDLC over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 46 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3,648 3,036 3,588
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.55% 5.49% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 5.75% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,539 2,133
10th Percentile £39,087 £37,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,874 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +15.79%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,800 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% -2.72% +8.70%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London

SDLC falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64,702 52,760 72,012
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 80.77% 95.48% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43,767 28,367 41,386
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the UK excluding London

SDLC
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SDLC in the UK excluding London

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the UK excluding London

SDLC
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +30 1,963 £65,000 - 27
North of England -64 432 £55,000 -4.35% 54
South East -53 400 £57,500 +4.55% 42
Midlands -83 299 £55,000 - 58
South West -28 279 £58,750 +1.73% 35
North West -53 267 £60,000 +9.09% 29
West Midlands -90 159 £57,500 - 34
East of England -47 146 £50,000 -13.04% 15
East Midlands -45 139 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Yorkshire -55 118 £50,000 -13.04% 18
Wales +38 92 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East -16 47 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Northern Ireland +21 36 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Isle of Man - 3 - - 1
SDLC
UK

SDLC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 454 (12.45%) Apache Spark
2 105 (2.88%) Apache Airflow
3 98 (2.69%) Apache
3 98 (2.69%) FileNet
4 46 (1.26%) Camunda
5 42 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 36 (0.99%) nginx
7 28 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 24 (0.66%) Confluence
9 21 (0.58%) GemFire
10 17 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.30%) CICS
12 8 (0.22%) CMS
13 7 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Exchange
15 5 (0.14%) OpenEdge
15 5 (0.14%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.11%) IIS
17 2 (0.055%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.055%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.66%) UserZoom
5 20 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.16%) Simulink
8 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.027%) Trello
Business Applications
1 40 (1.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 14 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.11%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.11%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.082%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.055%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.027%) Maximo
6 1 (0.027%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.027%) Postilion
6 1 (0.027%) Primavera
6 1 (0.027%) Salesforce CRM
6 1 (0.027%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.027%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.027%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1,228 (33.66%) AWS
2 516 (14.14%) Azure
3 132 (3.62%) Amazon S3
4 120 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
4 120 (3.29%) GCP
5 109 (2.99%) SaaS
6 100 (2.74%) Amazon EKS
7 91 (2.49%) Datadog
8 86 (2.36%) GitHub
9 83 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
10 68 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
11 67 (1.84%) Serverless
12 61 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
13 58 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
14 53 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 53 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
15 50 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
15 50 (1.37%) Power Platform
16 44 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
17 36 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.25%) Kerberos
2 49 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.10%) BGP
3 40 (1.10%) DNS
3 40 (1.10%) SSL
4 19 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (0.44%) Wireless
6 14 (0.38%) Bluetooth
7 13 (0.36%) Firewall
7 13 (0.36%) Network Security
8 10 (0.27%) DSL
9 8 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.22%) HTTP
9 8 (0.22%) MQTT
9 8 (0.22%) Profibus
10 7 (0.19%) Broadband
10 7 (0.19%) Internet
10 7 (0.19%) RS-485
11 6 (0.16%) VPN
11 6 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (16.26%) NoSQL
2 369 (10.12%) Big Data
3 189 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 174 (4.77%) SQL Server
5 155 (4.25%) Hadoop
6 128 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 120 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 107 (2.93%) Apache Hive
9 100 (2.74%) MongoDB
10 98 (2.69%) MySQL
11 86 (2.36%) HBase
12 85 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 85 (2.33%) RDBMS
13 82 (2.25%) Metadata
14 67 (1.84%) Data Lake
15 66 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
16 53 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
17 51 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
18 42 (1.15%) Electronic Patient Records
19 39 (1.07%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 327 (8.96%) Git
2 306 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 213 (5.84%) JUnit
4 175 (4.80%) JIRA
5 105 (2.88%) Jasmine
6 80 (2.19%) Bitbucket
7 79 (2.17%) Bitbucket Server
8 77 (2.11%) Cypress.io
9 74 (2.03%) Selenium
10 67 (1.84%) Artifactory
10 67 (1.84%) Maven
11 60 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 60 (1.64%) Protractor
11 60 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 50 (1.37%) Mockito
13 46 (1.26%) Visual Studio
14 38 (1.04%) Postman
15 36 (0.99%) JMeter
16 27 (0.74%) GitLab
17 25 (0.69%) Gradle
General
1 2,073 (56.83%) Finance
2 1,935 (53.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1,847 (50.63%) Law
4 981 (26.89%) Marketing
5 643 (17.63%) Social Skills
6 638 (17.49%) Legal
7 355 (9.73%) Banking
8 287 (7.87%) Investment Banking
9 253 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
10 200 (5.48%) Financial Institution
11 155 (4.25%) Influencing Skills
12 123 (3.37%) Retail
13 90 (2.47%) Public Sector
14 85 (2.33%) Aerospace
15 62 (1.70%) Electronics
16 53 (1.45%) Manufacturing
17 50 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
18 37 (1.01%) Telecoms
19 36 (0.99%) Games
20 31 (0.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,894 (51.92%) Software Engineer
2 759 (20.81%) Lead
3 614 (16.83%) Java Engineer
4 603 (16.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 544 (14.91%) Lead Software Engineer
6 529 (14.50%) Developer
7 479 (13.13%) Senior
8 316 (8.66%) Full Stack Engineer
9 303 (8.31%) Python Engineer
10 298 (8.17%) Python Software Engineer
11 297 (8.14%) Big Data Engineer
11 297 (8.14%) Big Data Software Engineer
12 264 (7.24%) AWS Engineer
12 264 (7.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 262 (7.18%) Full Stack Software Engineer
14 255 (6.99%) AWS Software Engineer
15 215 (5.89%) Lead Java Engineer
16 209 (5.73%) Project Manager
17 192 (5.26%) Scala Engineer
17 192 (5.26%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (16.15%) React
2 566 (15.52%) Spring
3 481 (13.19%) AngularJS
4 401 (10.99%) .NET
5 317 (8.69%) HTML
6 311 (8.53%) Spring Boot
7 300 (8.22%) Kafka
8 279 (7.65%) CSS
9 277 (7.59%) JSON
10 269 (7.37%) Node.js
11 238 (6.52%) RESTful
12 237 (6.50%) J2EE
13 215 (5.89%) Hibernate
14 198 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 185 (5.07%) Web Services
16 165 (4.52%) jQuery
17 163 (4.47%) JMS
18 162 (4.44%) PySpark
19 153 (4.19%) REST
20 141 (3.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 725 (19.87%) Algorithms
2 649 (17.79%) Cloud Native
3 220 (6.03%) Public Cloud
4 182 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 164 (4.50%) Product Ownership
6 139 (3.81%) Onboarding
7 112 (3.07%) Reference Data
8 99 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
9 94 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 92 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
11 77 (2.11%) Market Risk
12 67 (1.84%) Distributed Applications
13 65 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
14 63 (1.73%) Mobile App
15 52 (1.43%) Blockchain
16 50 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
17 43 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
18 42 (1.15%) e-Learning
19 33 (0.90%) Distributed Systems
20 32 (0.88%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 289 (7.92%) Linux
2 140 (3.84%) Unix
3 61 (1.67%) Windows
4 49 (1.34%) Android
5 43 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
7 9 (0.25%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.14%) ThreadX
9 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.11%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.082%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.055%) Solaris
13 1 (0.027%) Debian
13 1 (0.027%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,787 (76.40%) Agile
2 2,284 (62.61%) Software Engineering
3 1,867 (51.18%) CI/CD
4 1,524 (41.78%) Operational Stability
5 1,200 (32.89%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1,135 (31.11%) Machine Learning
7 1,099 (30.13%) Community of Practice
8 846 (23.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 709 (19.44%) Visualisation
10 657 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
11 604 (16.56%) Risk Management
12 528 (14.47%) Full Stack Development
13 514 (14.09%) Microservices
14 460 (12.61%) DevOps
15 456 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 443 (12.14%) Decision-Making
17 422 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
18 383 (10.50%) Project Management
19 368 (10.09%) Test Automation
20 353 (9.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,513 (41.47%) Java
2 1,134 (31.09%) SQL
3 903 (24.75%) Python
4 591 (16.20%) JavaScript
5 423 (11.60%) C#
6 282 (7.73%) Scala
7 254 (6.96%) TypeScript
8 155 (4.25%) C
9 141 (3.87%) C++
10 139 (3.81%) PL/SQL
11 95 (2.60%) Go
12 69 (1.89%) Bash
13 65 (1.78%) Prolog
13 65 (1.78%) SPARQL
14 57 (1.56%) PHP
15 56 (1.54%) Kotlin
16 40 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.01%) Groovy
18 34 (0.93%) Lua
19 31 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 422 (11.57%) Degree
2 235 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 159 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 104 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 70 (1.92%) Master's Degree
6 58 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 53 (1.45%) Azure Certification
8 50 (1.37%) AWS Certification
9 40 (1.10%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 37 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.66%) ISTQB
12 19 (0.52%) PhD
12 19 (0.52%) PMP
13 18 (0.49%) CISSP
13 18 (0.49%) DBS Check
14 17 (0.47%) ISEB
15 13 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (0.33%) CISM
16 12 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (5.81%) QA
2 57 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 51 (1.40%) SLA
4 40 (1.10%) Accessibility
5 39 (1.07%) PMO
6 24 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
7 22 (0.60%) NIST
8 18 (0.49%) ISO 13485
9 15 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 9 (0.25%) IEC 62304
11 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 8 (0.22%) TickIT
13 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.14%) GDPR
14 5 (0.14%) MISRA
14 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.082%) IEC 61508
15 3 (0.082%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 232 (6.36%) Docker
2 88 (2.41%) HDFS
3 76 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 60 (1.64%) Firmware
5 22 (0.60%) Embedded Firmware
6 11 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.16%) vSphere
8 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 429 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 282 (7.73%) Terraform
3 131 (3.59%) Grafana
4 72 (1.97%) Ansible
5 65 (1.78%) Prometheus
6 29 (0.79%) Kibana
7 21 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 21 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
7 21 (0.58%) Zipkin
8 10 (0.27%) Progress Chef
9 7 (0.19%) Graphite
10 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.082%) Argo
11 3 (0.082%) Functional Safety
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.082%) Puppet
12 2 (0.055%) Istio
Vendors
1 413 (11.32%) Oracle
2 228 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 205 (5.62%) Databricks
4 134 (3.67%) Splunk
5 122 (3.34%) Dynatrace
6 105 (2.88%) Google
7 83 (2.28%) Informatica
8 70 (1.92%) IBM
9 58 (1.59%) Cloudera
10 50 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 49 (1.34%) Alteryx
12 40 (1.10%) Sparx
13 38 (1.04%) SAP
14 28 (0.77%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.66%) Qualtrics
15 24 (0.66%) Salesforce
16 16 (0.44%) BT
17 12 (0.33%) Pega
17 12 (0.33%) Sybase
18 11 (0.30%) Nintex