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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 4554 5523 5410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.33% 5.29% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 5.97% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3664 4576 4351
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -3.40%  

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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SDLC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the UK

SDLC
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 4229 £50,000 - 533
London 0 1642 £60,000 +4.34% 162
South East -18 649 £45,000 -3.22% 88
North West +12 464 £40,000 - 73
Yorkshire +14 404 £45,000 +12.50% 65
South West +32 393 £42,500 - 48
East of England -2 325 £47,500 +3.82% 38
Manchester +17 285 £42,500 - 47
West Yorkshire +14 282 £45,000 +5.88% 44
City of London +4 242 £61,000 +6.08% 41
West Midlands +13 220 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Leeds +10 215 £50,000 +25.00% 37
Scotland -4 191 £40,000 -11.11% 23
Bristol +35 174 £42,500 +1.19% 23
Berkshire -12 173 £48,500 -3.00% 20
East Midlands -16 138 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Hampshire +8 129 £42,500 - 28
Surrey -31 100 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Hertfordshire -5 95 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Glasgow +7 90 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Cambridgeshire -6 81 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Buckinghamshire +2 74 £52,500 +26.50% 11
Edinburgh -2 72 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Cheshire +4 70 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Nottinghamshire -3 67 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Essex +2 66 £47,500 - 4
Wales -17 66 £39,250 +3.28% 12
Somerset +23 62 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South Yorkshire +11 62 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Milton Keynes +6 61 £53,750 +30.30% 7

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 5133 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2563 (27.99%) C#
3 2557 (27.92%) SQL
4 2495 (27.24%) .NET
5 2395 (26.15%) Finance
6 2376 (25.94%) Java
7 2105 (22.99%) JavaScript
8 1951 (21.30%) HTML
9 1795 (19.60%) SQL Server
10 1667 (18.20%) Scrum
11 1603 (17.50%) Degree
12 1492 (16.29%) Microsoft
13 1486 (16.23%) CSS
14 1263 (13.79%) OO
15 1234 (13.47%) ASP.NET
15 1234 (13.47%) TDD
16 1192 (13.02%) MVC
17 1138 (12.43%) Project Management
18 1096 (11.97%) Software Engineering
19 1069 (11.67%) QA
20 992 (10.83%) Linux
21 942 (10.29%) Web Services
22 927 (10.12%) Waterfall
23 923 (10.08%) Computer Science
24 898 (9.81%) XML
25 836 (9.13%) C++
26 833 (9.10%) Oracle
27 829 (9.05%) Windows
28 820 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
29 805 (8.79%) Python

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
1 278 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 231 (2.52%) CMS
3 200 (2.18%) Apache
4 188 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 177 (1.93%) IIS
6 156 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 155 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 146 (1.59%) Confluence
9 93 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 92 (1.00%) JBoss
11 82 (0.90%) EPiServer
12 81 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 61 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 54 (0.59%) Apache Pig
15 54 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
16 53 (0.58%) nginx
17 43 (0.47%) Jetty
18 34 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
19 31 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 740 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 201 (2.19%) MS Office
3 163 (1.78%) MS Project
4 114 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 92 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.087%) Simulink
9 7 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.055%) InDesign
11 5 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.055%) SPSS
11 5 (0.055%) SPSS Modeler
11 5 (0.055%) Stateflow
12 4 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.022%) HipChat
14 1 (0.011%) Avid Media Composer
14 1 (0.011%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 74 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.14%) Magento
7 12 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 10 (0.11%) Endur
8 10 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 10 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.098%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.098%) thinkFolio
10 8 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.087%) Siebel Analytics
10 8 (0.087%) Sonata
11 7 (0.076%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 419 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 394 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 205 (2.24%) SaaS
4 166 (1.81%) GitHub
5 82 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 58 (0.63%) CloudBees
7 52 (0.57%) Office 365
8 44 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (0.47%) PaaS
10 35 (0.38%) IaaS
11 22 (0.24%) Force.com
12 21 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.20%) Slack
14 14 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.11%) G Suite
18 9 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
19 8 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 8 (0.087%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 184 (2.01%) HTTP
2 179 (1.95%) Internet
3 98 (1.07%) Intranet
4 96 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 69 (0.75%) Firewall
6 56 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 46 (0.50%) Network Security
8 38 (0.41%) SSL
9 37 (0.40%) Wireless
10 36 (0.39%) VPN
11 32 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 25 (0.27%) FTP
13 23 (0.25%) ATM
13 23 (0.25%) DNS
13 23 (0.25%) HTTPS
14 20 (0.22%) Multicast
14 20 (0.22%) ZigBee
15 19 (0.21%) SAN
15 19 (0.21%) SMTP
16 18 (0.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1795 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 529 (5.78%) Relational Database
3 468 (5.11%) MySQL
4 384 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 344 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 294 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 273 (2.98%) RDBMS
8 260 (2.84%) Big Data
9 258 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 233 (2.54%) Hadoop
11 229 (2.50%) MongoDB
12 225 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 172 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 153 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 128 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 125 (1.36%) Oracle Database
17 108 (1.18%) Apache Hive
18 80 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
19 79 (0.86%) DB2
20 62 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 730 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 714 (7.80%) Selenium
3 682 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 641 (7.00%) JIRA
5 568 (6.20%) Visual Studio
6 447 (4.88%) Subversion
7 431 (4.71%) Jenkins
8 286 (3.12%) Cucumber
9 234 (2.56%) HP UFT
10 224 (2.45%) Maven
11 222 (2.42%) JUnit
12 171 (1.87%) WebDriver
13 141 (1.54%) TeamCity
14 136 (1.49%) Eclipse
15 134 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 110 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
17 101 (1.10%) SpecFlow
18 96 (1.05%) NUnit
19 95 (1.04%) Jasmine
20 94 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 2395 (26.15%) Finance
2 710 (7.75%) Banking
3 459 (5.01%) Retail
4 238 (2.60%) Marketing
5 223 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 213 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 178 (1.94%) Front Office
8 159 (1.74%) Games
9 146 (1.59%) Advertising
10 138 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 128 (1.40%) Back Office
12 121 (1.32%) Legal
13 107 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 91 (0.99%) Publishing
15 71 (0.78%) Electronics
16 61 (0.67%) Military
17 57 (0.62%) Law
18 42 (0.46%) Automotive
19 38 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3747 (40.92%) Developer
2 1582 (17.27%) Analyst
3 1034 (11.29%) .NET Developer
4 901 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 870 (9.50%) Business Analyst
6 858 (9.37%) C# Developer
7 691 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 688 (7.51%) Project Manager
9 665 (7.26%) Senior Developer
10 564 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 452 (4.94%) Software Engineer
12 405 (4.42%) Architect
13 360 (3.93%) Test Analyst
14 311 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
15 309 (3.37%) Junior
16 301 (3.29%) Consultant
17 291 (3.18%) SQL Developer
18 272 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 265 (2.89%) Tester
20 234 (2.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2495 (27.24%) .NET
2 1951 (21.30%) HTML
3 1486 (16.23%) CSS
4 1234 (13.47%) ASP.NET
5 942 (10.29%) Web Services
6 898 (9.81%) XML
7 731 (7.98%) HTML5
8 714 (7.80%) AngularJS
9 654 (7.14%) jQuery
10 598 (6.53%) .NET Framework
11 591 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 555 (6.06%) Spring
13 426 (4.65%) SOAP
14 417 (4.55%) WCF
15 399 (4.36%) REST
16 378 (4.13%) RESTful
17 371 (4.05%) Node.js
18 370 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
19 356 (3.89%) Entity Framework
20 353 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 923 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 820 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (3.12%) User Experience
4 276 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 258 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 221 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 168 (1.83%) Fintech
8 125 (1.36%) Fixed Income
9 120 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 111 (1.21%) Social Network
11 110 (1.20%) Equities
11 110 (1.20%) iPad
12 102 (1.11%) Derivative
13 99 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 95 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 86 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 74 (0.81%) Virtual Team
17 72 (0.79%) PMI
18 52 (0.57%) AS400
19 51 (0.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 992 (10.83%) Linux
2 829 (9.05%) Windows
3 432 (4.72%) Unix
4 212 (2.31%) Android
5 158 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 132 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 72 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (0.63%) CoreOS
10 44 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
12 36 (0.39%) CentOS
13 32 (0.35%) Solaris
14 25 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 19 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.15%) AIX
17 10 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5133 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1667 (18.20%) Scrum
3 1263 (13.79%) OO
4 1234 (13.47%) TDD
5 1192 (13.02%) MVC
6 1138 (12.43%) Project Management
7 1096 (11.97%) Software Engineering
8 927 (10.12%) Waterfall
9 749 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 746 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 666 (7.27%) DevOps
12 647 (7.06%) Web Development
13 623 (6.80%) BDD
14 614 (6.70%) Test Scripting
15 571 (6.23%) Business Analysis
16 570 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
17 518 (5.66%) ITIL
17 518 (5.66%) Test Automation
18 517 (5.65%) Automated Testing
19 513 (5.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2563 (27.99%) C#
2 2557 (27.92%) SQL
3 2376 (25.94%) Java
4 2105 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 836 (9.13%) C++
6 805 (8.79%) Python
7 471 (5.14%) T-SQL
8 430 (4.70%) PHP
9 422 (4.61%) C
10 321 (3.51%) Ruby
11 282 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 238 (2.60%) Perl
13 210 (2.29%) PL/SQL
14 201 (2.19%) PowerShell
15 172 (1.88%) Bash Shell
16 152 (1.66%) Scala
17 151 (1.65%) VB
18 103 (1.12%) Shell Script
19 98 (1.07%) Groovy
20 89 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1603 (17.50%) Degree
2 379 (4.14%) ISEB
3 322 (3.52%) ISTQB
4 255 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 144 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 134 (1.46%) PMP
7 131 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 116 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 96 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 83 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 82 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 53 (0.58%) CISSP
13 48 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 46 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 41 (0.45%) PhD
16 40 (0.44%) CISM
17 33 (0.36%) CISA
18 29 (0.32%) IIBA
19 21 (0.23%) Sun Certification
20 20 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1069 (11.67%) QA
2 124 (1.35%) PMO
3 91 (0.99%) SLA
4 58 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 46 (0.50%) MiFID
6 42 (0.46%) COBIT
7 40 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 33 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.19%) EMIR
10 15 (0.16%) SDET
11 14 (0.15%) HL7
12 9 (0.098%) FATCA
12 9 (0.098%) MISRA
12 9 (0.098%) SEPA
13 8 (0.087%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 6 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.066%) GAMP
15 6 (0.066%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 217 (2.37%) Docker
2 111 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 35 (0.38%) Firmware
6 17 (0.19%) HDFS
7 12 (0.13%) Samba
8 11 (0.12%) LXC
8 11 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.098%) KVM
10 7 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.076%) Dovecot
10 7 (0.076%) Squid
10 7 (0.076%) vSphere
11 6 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.066%) XenApp
11 6 (0.066%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.055%) NFS
13 4 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 197 (2.15%) Puppet
2 190 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 146 (1.59%) Ansible
4 97 (1.06%) Nagios
5 78 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 68 (0.74%) Graphite
7 49 (0.54%) Kubernetes
8 21 (0.23%) SCCM
9 20 (0.22%) Opsview
10 18 (0.20%) SCOM
10 18 (0.20%) Tivoli
11 17 (0.19%) Kibana
11 17 (0.19%) Rundeck
12 12 (0.13%) Control-M
12 12 (0.13%) logstash
12 12 (0.13%) Terraform
13 10 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 9 (0.098%) CA Service Virtualization
14 9 (0.098%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.087%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1492 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 833 (9.10%) Oracle
3 147 (1.61%) VMware
4 140 (1.53%) IBM
5 139 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 137 (1.50%) Google
7 135 (1.47%) HP
8 127 (1.39%) SAP
9 92 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 76 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 72 (0.79%) Zend
12 71 (0.78%) AppDynamics
13 67 (0.73%) ServiceNow
14 55 (0.60%) Xamarin
15 54 (0.59%) New Relic
16 50 (0.55%) Atlassian
17 49 (0.54%) Cognizant
18 48 (0.52%) TIBCO
19 47 (0.51%) Siebel
20 45 (0.49%) Dynatrace
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Metro Bank
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago