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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 4647 5543 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.35% 5.31% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 5.99% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 4554 4600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 77598 92546 96554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.30% 88.73% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 63772 76871 78031
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 4293 £50,000 +5.26% 523
London +1 1620 £60,000 +4.34% 163
South East -14 663 £45,000 - 83
North West +20 486 £40,000 - 55
Yorkshire +16 438 £45,000 +12.50% 60
South West +18 372 £40,000 - 42
East of England -6 344 £50,000 +5.26% 40
Manchester +18 301 £42,500 - 31
West Yorkshire +14 298 £47,500 +17.28% 32
City of London -14 236 £60,000 +4.34% 37
Leeds +14 225 £50,000 +24.22% 26
West Midlands +9 217 £42,500 +10.49% 43
Scotland -3 206 £40,000 -11.11% 23
Berkshire -4 189 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Bristol +25 156 £42,500 +2.40% 21
Hampshire +24 151 £42,500 - 18
East Midlands -16 148 £47,500 +7.95% 26
Glasgow -4 100 £40,000 -13.51% 7
Hertfordshire -9 99 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Surrey -22 98 £52,500 +10.52% 11
Cambridgeshire -12 89 £50,000 +9.89% 16
Cheshire +17 82 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Edinburgh 0 78 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire +13 74 £55,000 +37.50% 6
South Yorkshire +11 73 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Nottinghamshire -5 73 £48,750 +14.70% 13
Wales -16 72 £38,500 -3.75% 9
Birmingham +30 65 £40,750 -4.11% 11
Somerset +20 63 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Reading -15 62 £45,000 -10.00% 4

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5113 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2605 (28.32%) SQL
3 2562 (27.85%) C#
4 2492 (27.09%) .NET
5 2409 (26.19%) Java
6 2397 (26.06%) Finance
7 2078 (22.59%) JavaScript
8 1945 (21.15%) HTML
9 1783 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 1677 (18.23%) Scrum
11 1624 (17.66%) Degree
12 1508 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 1450 (15.76%) CSS
14 1266 (13.76%) TDD
15 1254 (13.63%) OO
16 1194 (12.98%) ASP.NET
17 1157 (12.58%) MVC
18 1141 (12.40%) Project Management
19 1140 (12.39%) Software Engineering
20 1066 (11.59%) QA
21 1028 (11.18%) Linux
22 947 (10.30%) Web Services
23 926 (10.07%) Waterfall
24 924 (10.05%) Computer Science
25 871 (9.47%) Windows
26 868 (9.44%) XML
27 850 (9.24%) Oracle
28 847 (9.21%) C++
29 840 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
30 819 (8.90%) Continuous Integration

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
1 270 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 235 (2.55%) CMS
3 217 (2.36%) Apache
4 199 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 178 (1.94%) IIS
6 153 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 145 (1.58%) Confluence
8 143 (1.55%) Apache Spark
9 96 (1.04%) JBoss
10 94 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 86 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 68 (0.74%) EPiServer
13 61 (0.66%) nginx
13 61 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 60 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
15 58 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 44 (0.48%) Apache Pig
17 43 (0.47%) Jetty
18 38 (0.41%) Mule
19 34 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 207 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 179 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 154 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 121 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 95 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.076%) Simulink
10 6 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.065%) Stateflow
11 5 (0.054%) InDesign
11 5 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.043%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.033%) SPSS
13 3 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
14 2 (0.022%) Campfire
14 2 (0.022%) HipChat
15 1 (0.011%) Avid Media Composer
15 1 (0.011%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 86 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 15 (0.16%) Pega PRPC
7 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 14 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 12 (0.13%) Magento
8 12 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.11%) Endur
10 10 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
11 9 (0.098%) Markit EDM
11 9 (0.098%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.098%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 454 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 397 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 219 (2.38%) SaaS
4 189 (2.05%) GitHub
5 77 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 54 (0.59%) CloudBees
7 52 (0.57%) PaaS
8 49 (0.53%) Office 365
9 41 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (0.38%) IaaS
11 20 (0.22%) Slack
12 18 (0.20%) Force.com
13 17 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.11%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.11%) G Suite
18 9 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
19 8 (0.087%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 171 (1.86%) Internet
2 170 (1.85%) HTTP
3 93 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 75 (0.82%) Intranet
5 68 (0.74%) Firewall
6 65 (0.71%) Ethernet
7 43 (0.47%) Network Security
8 37 (0.40%) SSL
9 34 (0.37%) Wireless
10 32 (0.35%) VPN
11 31 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (0.28%) ATM
13 25 (0.27%) FTP
14 24 (0.26%) ZigBee
15 23 (0.25%) DNS
16 20 (0.22%) HTTPS
16 20 (0.22%) LDAP
17 18 (0.20%) Multicast
18 17 (0.18%) Bluetooth
19 16 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1783 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 508 (5.52%) Relational Database
3 468 (5.09%) MySQL
4 383 (4.16%) NoSQL
5 346 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 304 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 260 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 244 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 238 (2.59%) Big Data
10 224 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 214 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 196 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 179 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 149 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 134 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 124 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 97 (1.05%) Apache Hive
18 86 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
19 85 (0.92%) DB2
20 61 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 788 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 749 (8.14%) Selenium
3 672 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 657 (7.14%) JIRA
5 548 (5.96%) Visual Studio
6 472 (5.13%) Subversion
7 465 (5.06%) Jenkins
8 302 (3.28%) Cucumber
9 236 (2.57%) JUnit
10 226 (2.46%) HP UFT
11 213 (2.32%) Maven
12 182 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 154 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 152 (1.65%) Eclipse
15 147 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 119 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
17 109 (1.19%) SpecFlow
18 105 (1.14%) Jasmine
19 102 (1.11%) SoapUI
20 100 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 2397 (26.06%) Finance
2 728 (7.91%) Banking
3 512 (5.57%) Retail
4 238 (2.59%) Marketing
5 230 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 214 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 181 (1.97%) Front Office
8 154 (1.67%) Games
9 143 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 140 (1.52%) Advertising
10 140 (1.52%) Back Office
11 115 (1.25%) Legal
12 104 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 103 (1.12%) Publishing
14 69 (0.75%) Electronics
15 58 (0.63%) Law
16 50 (0.54%) Military
17 47 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (0.47%) Automotive
19 36 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3694 (40.16%) Developer
2 1589 (17.28%) Analyst
3 997 (10.84%) .NET Developer
4 898 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 873 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 845 (9.19%) C# Developer
7 673 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 667 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 655 (7.12%) Project Manager
10 560 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 467 (5.08%) Software Engineer
12 412 (4.48%) Architect
13 348 (3.78%) Test Analyst
14 329 (3.58%) Consultant
15 310 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
16 302 (3.28%) Junior
16 302 (3.28%) SQL Developer
17 280 (3.04%) Tester
18 276 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 229 (2.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2492 (27.09%) .NET
2 1945 (21.15%) HTML
3 1450 (15.76%) CSS
4 1194 (12.98%) ASP.NET
5 947 (10.30%) Web Services
6 868 (9.44%) XML
7 732 (7.96%) AngularJS
8 703 (7.64%) HTML5
9 665 (7.23%) jQuery
10 590 (6.41%) .NET Framework
11 574 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 574 (6.24%) Spring
12 423 (4.60%) SOAP
13 407 (4.42%) WCF
14 401 (4.36%) REST
15 377 (4.10%) RESTful
16 373 (4.06%) Node.js
17 354 (3.85%) Hibernate
18 350 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 346 (3.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 924 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 840 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 466 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 302 (3.28%) User Experience
5 290 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 256 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 215 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 177 (1.92%) Fintech
9 127 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 112 (1.22%) iPad
11 108 (1.17%) Equities
12 105 (1.14%) Social Network
13 104 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 104 (1.13%) Derivative
13 104 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 98 (1.07%) Hedge funds
15 82 (0.89%) Virtual Team
16 78 (0.85%) Data Structures
17 70 (0.76%) PMI
18 57 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1028 (11.18%) Linux
2 871 (9.47%) Windows
3 428 (4.65%) Unix
4 237 (2.58%) Android
5 176 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 132 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 71 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (0.59%) CoreOS
10 52 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
11 43 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (0.39%) CentOS
13 34 (0.37%) Solaris
13 34 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 28 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 26 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.16%) AIX
18 11 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5113 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1677 (18.23%) Scrum
3 1266 (13.76%) TDD
4 1254 (13.63%) OO
5 1157 (12.58%) MVC
6 1141 (12.40%) Project Management
7 1140 (12.39%) Software Engineering
8 926 (10.07%) Waterfall
9 819 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
10 776 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 681 (7.40%) DevOps
12 642 (6.98%) Web Development
13 636 (6.91%) BDD
14 615 (6.69%) Test Scripting
15 580 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
16 576 (6.26%) Business Analysis
17 542 (5.89%) Mentoring
17 542 (5.89%) Test Automation
18 540 (5.87%) Automated Testing
19 517 (5.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2605 (28.32%) SQL
2 2562 (27.85%) C#
3 2409 (26.19%) Java
4 2078 (22.59%) JavaScript
5 847 (9.21%) C++
6 812 (8.83%) Python
7 480 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 440 (4.78%) C
9 428 (4.65%) PHP
10 332 (3.61%) Ruby
11 264 (2.87%) VB.NET
12 224 (2.44%) Perl
13 216 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 208 (2.26%) PL/SQL
15 182 (1.98%) Bash Shell
16 159 (1.73%) VB
17 142 (1.54%) Scala
18 103 (1.12%) Groovy
19 101 (1.10%) Shell Script
20 92 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1624 (17.66%) Degree
2 358 (3.89%) ISEB
3 306 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 252 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 142 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 125 (1.36%) PMP
7 124 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 117 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 86 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 79 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 68 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 53 (0.58%) CISSP
12 53 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 40 (0.43%) CISM
15 36 (0.39%) PhD
16 32 (0.35%) CISA
17 28 (0.30%) IIBA
18 24 (0.26%) Sun Certification
19 20 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1066 (11.59%) QA
2 127 (1.38%) PMO
3 87 (0.95%) SLA
4 57 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 47 (0.51%) MiFID
6 43 (0.47%) COBIT
7 40 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 33 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.21%) SDET
10 18 (0.20%) HL7
11 16 (0.17%) EMIR
12 13 (0.14%) MISRA
13 10 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.098%) FATCA
14 9 (0.098%) SEPA
15 8 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 7 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
16 7 (0.076%) MISRA C
16 7 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 6 (0.065%) GAMP
System Software
1 224 (2.44%) Docker
2 92 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 33 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 33 (0.36%) Firmware
5 15 (0.16%) HDFS
6 14 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.13%) LXC
8 11 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.11%) Dovecot
9 10 (0.11%) KVM
10 8 (0.087%) Samba
10 8 (0.087%) vSphere
11 7 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.065%) XenApp
12 6 (0.065%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.054%) NFS
14 4 (0.043%) iptables
15 3 (0.033%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 202 (2.20%) Puppet
2 199 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (1.69%) Ansible
4 92 (1.00%) Nagios
5 70 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 61 (0.66%) Graphite
7 55 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 20 (0.22%) Rundeck
9 19 (0.21%) Opsview
9 19 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 17 (0.18%) Kibana
10 17 (0.18%) SCCM
11 15 (0.16%) Terraform
12 14 (0.15%) SCOM
13 11 (0.12%) logstash
14 10 (0.11%) Control-M
14 10 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 8 (0.087%) vCenter Server
16 7 (0.076%) CA Spectrum
16 7 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1508 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 850 (9.24%) Oracle
3 143 (1.55%) SAP
4 140 (1.52%) IBM
5 138 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 129 (1.40%) Google
6 129 (1.40%) VMware
7 117 (1.27%) HP
8 92 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 84 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 78 (0.85%) Zend
11 72 (0.78%) Xamarin
12 69 (0.75%) AppDynamics
13 68 (0.74%) Cognizant
14 60 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 51 (0.55%) Splunk
16 50 (0.54%) New Relic
17 48 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
18 44 (0.48%) Adobe
18 44 (0.48%) Atlassian
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible hours, training & more
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Fund
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday