Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 10429 10602 11397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.87% 5.25% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 5.91% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7497 9060 9283
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

SDLC is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159516 179421 194215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.78% 88.90% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127716 149365 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the UK

SDLC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SDLC in the UK

SDLC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the UK

SDLC
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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
England +10 9757 £50,000 - 609
UK excluding London -4 5916 £45,000 +2.27% 420
London +14 4419 £60,000 - 235
North of England +11 1743 £45,000 +12.50% 106
South East -12 1420 £48,500 +2.11% 101
North West +12 891 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Yorkshire +10 805 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East of England -8 741 £47,500 - 47
Midlands -7 732 £45,000 +11.11% 63
South West +3 715 £42,000 - 56
West Midlands +5 446 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Scotland -7 387 £40,000 -11.11% 35
East Midlands -16 288 £47,500 +5.56% 22
Wales -15 152 £39,250 +3.29% 6
Northern Ireland +26 47 £34,500 -18.82% 6
North East -14 47 £37,500 - 8

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for SDLC.

1 5593 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 3483 (33.40%) Finance
3 2972 (28.50%) SQL
4 2924 (28.04%) Java
5 2762 (26.48%) C#
6 2749 (26.36%) .NET
7 2249 (21.56%) JavaScript
8 2008 (19.25%) HTML
9 1849 (17.73%) Scrum
10 1838 (17.62%) Degree
11 1804 (17.30%) SQL Server
12 1789 (17.15%) Banking
13 1736 (16.65%) Retail
14 1655 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
15 1599 (15.33%) Microsoft
16 1565 (15.01%) Project Management
17 1523 (14.60%) CSS
18 1430 (13.71%) Software Engineering
19 1413 (13.55%) Test Automation
20 1369 (13.13%) TDD
21 1317 (12.63%) OO
22 1293 (12.40%) Investment Banking
23 1279 (12.26%) MVC
24 1255 (12.03%) Asset Management
25 1238 (11.87%) Wealth Management
26 1190 (11.41%) ASP.NET
27 1168 (11.20%) Oracle
28 1137 (10.90%) Retail Banking
29 1120 (10.74%) Linux
30 1044 (10.01%) Waterfall

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 301 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 250 (2.40%) CMS
3 244 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 241 (2.31%) Apache
5 208 (1.99%) Confluence
6 185 (1.77%) IIS
7 173 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 162 (1.55%) JBoss
9 135 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 115 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 98 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 90 (0.86%) Apache Spark
13 88 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 78 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
15 69 (0.66%) Umbraco
16 65 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
17 59 (0.57%) nginx
18 38 (0.36%) EPiServer
19 32 (0.31%) Mule
20 29 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 368 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 266 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
3 183 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 153 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 152 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 33 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.096%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.096%) PaintShop Pro
10 7 (0.067%) Campfire
11 6 (0.058%) Simulink
12 5 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
12 5 (0.048%) Stateflow
13 4 (0.038%) InDesign
14 3 (0.029%) HipChat
14 3 (0.029%) S-PLUS
14 3 (0.029%) SPSS
14 3 (0.029%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 107 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.43%) Actimize
2 45 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
3 36 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 36 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 34 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.22%) RMDS
6 21 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
7 15 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
8 13 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 12 (0.12%) Magento
9 12 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 10 (0.096%) Visualfiles
12 9 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 9 (0.086%) MetaTrader
12 9 (0.086%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 477 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 424 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 303 (2.91%) GitHub
4 287 (2.75%) SaaS
5 59 (0.57%) Force.com
6 44 (0.42%) PaaS
7 39 (0.37%) IaaS
7 39 (0.37%) Office 365
8 38 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 34 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 31 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 26 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (0.21%) iPaaS
14 21 (0.20%) CloudBees
15 20 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (0.18%) Slack
17 17 (0.16%) Google Analytics
18 15 (0.14%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 157 (1.51%) Internet
2 129 (1.24%) HTTP
3 104 (1.00%) Firewall
4 84 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 63 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 53 (0.51%) LDAP
7 41 (0.39%) DNS
8 39 (0.37%) Network Security
9 32 (0.31%) SSL
10 27 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 27 (0.26%) Intranet
10 27 (0.26%) ZigBee
11 25 (0.24%) FTP
12 23 (0.22%) VPN
13 21 (0.20%) ATM
13 21 (0.20%) SAN
14 19 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (0.18%) Junos
14 19 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1804 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 610 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 466 (4.47%) MySQL
4 362 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 324 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 281 (2.69%) Big Data
7 277 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
8 250 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 248 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 232 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 192 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 188 (1.80%) MongoDB
13 162 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 144 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 119 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
16 116 (1.11%) DB2
17 108 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 105 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
19 104 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
20 97 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 951 (9.12%) JIRA
2 897 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 759 (7.28%) Selenium
4 588 (5.64%) Subversion
5 566 (5.43%) Visual Studio
6 535 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 530 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 384 (3.68%) Maven
9 377 (3.61%) TeamCity
10 353 (3.38%) Cucumber
11 334 (3.20%) JUnit
12 190 (1.82%) HP UFT
13 173 (1.66%) WebDriver
14 167 (1.60%) Eclipse
15 164 (1.57%) NUnit
16 162 (1.55%) Jasmine
17 135 (1.29%) TestNG
18 134 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 124 (1.19%) Protractor
20 118 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3483 (33.40%) Finance
2 1789 (17.15%) Banking
3 1736 (16.65%) Retail
4 1293 (12.40%) Investment Banking
5 1137 (10.90%) Retail Banking
6 454 (4.35%) Front Office
7 310 (2.97%) Marketing
8 257 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 184 (1.76%) Back Office
10 170 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 169 (1.62%) Advertising
12 152 (1.46%) Games
13 151 (1.45%) Legal
14 139 (1.33%) Financial Institution
15 123 (1.18%) Publishing
16 96 (0.92%) Electronics
17 68 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
18 62 (0.59%) Law
19 57 (0.55%) Automotive
20 45 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3891 (37.31%) Developer
2 1896 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1249 (11.98%) Business Analyst
4 977 (9.37%) .NET Developer
5 950 (9.11%) Java Developer
6 829 (7.95%) C# Developer
7 805 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 709 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 582 (5.58%) Project Manager
10 575 (5.51%) Software Engineer
11 572 (5.48%) Architect
12 553 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 379 (3.63%) Consultant
14 295 (2.83%) SQL Developer
15 294 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
16 292 (2.80%) Tester
17 288 (2.76%) Test Analyst
18 276 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 268 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
20 262 (2.51%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2749 (26.36%) .NET
2 2008 (19.25%) HTML
3 1523 (14.60%) CSS
4 1190 (11.41%) ASP.NET
5 1017 (9.75%) Web Services
6 883 (8.47%) AngularJS
7 852 (8.17%) XML
8 766 (7.34%) jQuery
9 733 (7.03%) Spring
10 694 (6.65%) HTML5
11 590 (5.66%) .NET Framework
12 583 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 567 (5.44%) REST
14 481 (4.61%) SOAP
15 446 (4.28%) Hibernate
16 410 (3.93%) WCF
17 374 (3.59%) RESTful
18 339 (3.25%) Node.js
19 329 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
20 328 (3.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1655 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 1003 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 480 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 438 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 404 (3.87%) User Experience
6 340 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 319 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 299 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 290 (2.78%) Derivative
10 215 (2.06%) Fixed Income
11 193 (1.85%) Equities
12 178 (1.71%) Fintech
13 159 (1.52%) Credit Risk
14 141 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 126 (1.21%) Algorithms
16 118 (1.13%) iPad
17 106 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
18 99 (0.95%) Data Structures
18 99 (0.95%) Hedge funds
19 93 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1120 (10.74%) Linux
2 904 (8.67%) Windows
3 538 (5.16%) Unix
4 273 (2.62%) Android
5 193 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 127 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 95 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 52 (0.50%) Solaris
10 50 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 42 (0.40%) CentOS
12 40 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 34 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 29 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (0.20%) CoreOS
17 18 (0.17%) AIX
18 15 (0.14%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.14%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5593 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1849 (17.73%) Scrum
3 1565 (15.01%) Project Management
4 1430 (13.71%) Software Engineering
5 1413 (13.55%) Test Automation
6 1369 (13.13%) TDD
7 1317 (12.63%) OO
8 1279 (12.26%) MVC
9 1255 (12.03%) Asset Management
10 1238 (11.87%) Wealth Management
11 1044 (10.01%) Waterfall
12 1034 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
13 915 (8.77%) Business Analysis
14 888 (8.51%) BDD
15 838 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 789 (7.57%) DevOps
17 749 (7.18%) Mentoring
18 624 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
19 584 (5.60%) Web Development
20 556 (5.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2972 (28.50%) SQL
2 2924 (28.04%) Java
3 2762 (26.48%) C#
4 2249 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 894 (8.57%) C++
6 825 (7.91%) Python
7 479 (4.59%) T-SQL
8 451 (4.32%) C
9 389 (3.73%) PHP
10 317 (3.04%) Ruby
11 289 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 231 (2.21%) VB.NET
13 229 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 220 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 201 (1.93%) Perl
16 198 (1.90%) Bash Shell
17 170 (1.63%) VB
18 152 (1.46%) R
19 118 (1.13%) Scala
20 97 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1838 (17.62%) Degree
2 574 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 334 (3.20%) ISEB
4 278 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 277 (2.66%) ISTQB
6 146 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 116 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 115 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 93 (0.89%) PMP
10 88 (0.84%) CISSP
11 79 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 69 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 69 (0.66%) Master's Degree
13 63 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
15 54 (0.52%) CISM
16 46 (0.44%) DV Cleared
17 44 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 36 (0.35%) CBAP
19 29 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1008 (9.67%) QA
2 103 (0.99%) PMO
3 89 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 81 (0.78%) SLA
5 74 (0.71%) Basel III
6 71 (0.68%) MiFID
7 55 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 36 (0.35%) EMIR
8 36 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 32 (0.31%) COBIT
10 29 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
11 25 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 20 (0.19%) GDPR
13 16 (0.15%) GxP
13 16 (0.15%) HL7
14 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 14 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (0.12%) MISRA
17 10 (0.096%) GCP
18 9 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 235 (2.25%) Docker
2 64 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.30%) Firmware
5 18 (0.17%) Dovecot
5 18 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.096%) KVM
6 10 (0.096%) LXC
7 9 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.077%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 8 (0.077%) vSphere
9 6 (0.058%) HDFS
10 5 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.048%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.038%) Xen
11 4 (0.038%) XenApp
11 4 (0.038%) XenServer
12 3 (0.029%) iptables
12 3 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 199 (1.91%) Puppet
2 183 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (1.62%) Ansible
4 71 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 46 (0.44%) Nagios
6 36 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 28 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 26 (0.25%) Terraform
9 25 (0.24%) Graphite
10 19 (0.18%) Juju
10 19 (0.18%) SCCM
11 17 (0.16%) Rundeck
12 16 (0.15%) SCOM
13 12 (0.12%) Kibana
14 11 (0.11%) Opsview
15 10 (0.096%) Salt
16 9 (0.086%) logstash
17 7 (0.067%) Cobbler
17 7 (0.067%) Grafana
17 7 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1599 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 1168 (11.20%) Oracle
3 291 (2.79%) SAP
4 176 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 161 (1.54%) IBM
6 132 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 131 (1.26%) Cognizant
8 121 (1.16%) Google
9 101 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 99 (0.95%) Xamarin
11 91 (0.87%) Sybase
12 80 (0.77%) HP
13 69 (0.66%) VMware
14 68 (0.65%) Splunk
15 66 (0.63%) Sun
16 65 (0.62%) Zend
17 62 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
18 61 (0.58%) hybris
19 58 (0.56%) Informatica
20 53 (0.51%) TIBCO
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Ilkley, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £51 - £55000 per annum
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London
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City, London
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Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Reading, Berkshire
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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