Period
to 27 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 27 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 10453 10625 11376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.89% 5.27% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 5.92% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7489 9083 9262
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%
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 159315 179402 194036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.79% 88.92% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 127466 149334 157691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,229 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% +1.53% +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 27 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 27 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 +11 9778 £50,000 - 594
UK excluding London -4 5911 £45,000 +2.27% 416
London +15 4446 £60,000 - 224
North of England +10 1746 £45,000 +12.50% 106
South East -11 1407 £48,500 +2.11% 100
North West +13 894 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Yorkshire +9 803 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East of England -6 745 £47,500 - 47
Midlands -7 734 £45,000 +11.11% 60
South West +4 712 £42,000 +1.20% 56
West Midlands +6 449 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Scotland -8 385 £40,000 -11.11% 35
East Midlands -16 287 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Wales -13 155 £38,500 +1.32% 6
North East -13 49 £38,750 +3.33% 8
Northern Ireland +26 48 £35,000 -17.65% 6

For the 6 months to 27 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 5595 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3517 (33.65%) Finance
3 2968 (28.39%) SQL
4 2934 (28.07%) Java
5 2757 (26.38%) C#
6 2742 (26.23%) .NET
7 2252 (21.54%) JavaScript
8 2005 (19.18%) HTML
9 1850 (17.70%) Scrum
10 1840 (17.60%) Degree
11 1818 (17.39%) Banking
12 1798 (17.20%) SQL Server
13 1770 (16.93%) Retail
14 1676 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
15 1602 (15.33%) Microsoft
16 1580 (15.12%) Project Management
17 1520 (14.54%) CSS
18 1442 (13.80%) Software Engineering
19 1403 (13.42%) Test Automation
20 1357 (12.98%) TDD
21 1324 (12.67%) Investment Banking
22 1321 (12.64%) OO
23 1286 (12.30%) Asset Management
24 1276 (12.21%) MVC
25 1271 (12.16%) Wealth Management
26 1185 (11.34%) ASP.NET
27 1171 (11.20%) Oracle
28 1170 (11.19%) Retail Banking
29 1120 (10.71%) Linux
30 1045 (10.00%) 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
1 305 (2.92%) Tomcat
2 249 (2.38%) CMS
3 241 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 238 (2.28%) Apache
5 208 (1.99%) Confluence
6 185 (1.77%) IIS
7 173 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 164 (1.57%) JBoss
9 134 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 115 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 98 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 88 (0.84%) Apache Spark
13 85 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 77 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
15 70 (0.67%) Umbraco
16 67 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
17 59 (0.56%) nginx
18 38 (0.36%) EPiServer
19 32 (0.31%) Mule
20 30 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 374 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 268 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 183 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 155 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 154 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 36 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 34 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.096%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.096%) PaintShop Pro
10 7 (0.067%) Campfire
11 6 (0.057%) 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
1 109 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.44%) Actimize
3 45 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 36 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 36 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 34 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 23 (0.22%) RMDS
7 22 (0.21%) Pega PRPC
8 15 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
9 13 (0.12%) Magento
9 13 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 12 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 12 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.11%) Visualfiles
12 9 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 9 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.086%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 480 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 423 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 301 (2.88%) GitHub
4 289 (2.76%) SaaS
5 61 (0.58%) Force.com
6 45 (0.43%) PaaS
7 43 (0.41%) IaaS
8 40 (0.38%) Office 365
9 38 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 32 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 26 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (0.23%) iPaaS
14 23 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (0.20%) CloudBees
15 21 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (0.18%) Slack
17 17 (0.16%) Google Analytics
18 15 (0.14%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 158 (1.51%) Internet
2 129 (1.23%) HTTP
3 103 (0.99%) Firewall
4 83 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 63 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 55 (0.53%) LDAP
7 41 (0.39%) DNS
8 39 (0.37%) Network Security
9 33 (0.32%) 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 1798 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 611 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 467 (4.47%) MySQL
4 363 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 322 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 282 (2.70%) Big Data
7 276 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 249 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 249 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 233 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 191 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 187 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 163 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 143 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 117 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 116 (1.11%) DB2
16 108 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 105 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
17 105 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
18 98 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 957 (9.16%) JIRA
2 901 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 751 (7.18%) Selenium
4 587 (5.62%) Subversion
5 562 (5.38%) Visual Studio
6 532 (5.09%) Jenkins
7 530 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 387 (3.70%) Maven
9 380 (3.64%) TeamCity
10 348 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 335 (3.20%) JUnit
12 187 (1.79%) HP UFT
13 170 (1.63%) WebDriver
14 165 (1.58%) 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
20 119 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3517 (33.65%) Finance
2 1818 (17.39%) Banking
3 1770 (16.93%) Retail
4 1324 (12.67%) Investment Banking
5 1170 (11.19%) Retail Banking
6 460 (4.40%) Front Office
7 309 (2.96%) Marketing
8 256 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 183 (1.75%) Back Office
10 171 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 168 (1.61%) Advertising
12 155 (1.48%) Legal
13 152 (1.45%) Games
14 142 (1.36%) Financial Institution
15 120 (1.15%) 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 3890 (37.21%) Developer
2 1903 (18.21%) Analyst
3 1262 (12.07%) Business Analyst
4 974 (9.32%) .NET Developer
5 951 (9.10%) Java Developer
6 823 (7.87%) C# Developer
7 808 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 703 (6.73%) Software Developer
9 583 (5.58%) Project Manager
10 582 (5.57%) Software Engineer
11 578 (5.53%) Architect
12 547 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 377 (3.61%) Consultant
14 293 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
15 292 (2.79%) SQL Developer
16 289 (2.76%) Test Analyst
17 288 (2.76%) Tester
18 275 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 270 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
20 263 (2.52%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2742 (26.23%) .NET
2 2005 (19.18%) HTML
3 1520 (14.54%) CSS
4 1185 (11.34%) ASP.NET
5 1021 (9.77%) Web Services
6 887 (8.49%) AngularJS
7 851 (8.14%) XML
8 764 (7.31%) jQuery
9 736 (7.04%) Spring
10 692 (6.62%) HTML5
11 586 (5.61%) .NET Framework
12 583 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 571 (5.46%) REST
14 485 (4.64%) SOAP
15 448 (4.29%) Hibernate
16 409 (3.91%) WCF
17 379 (3.63%) RESTful
18 341 (3.26%) Node.js
19 329 (3.15%) JSON
20 327 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1676 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 999 (9.56%) Computer Science
3 477 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 442 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 407 (3.89%) User Experience
6 342 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 324 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 298 (2.85%) Mobile App
9 292 (2.79%) Derivative
10 216 (2.07%) Fixed Income
11 194 (1.86%) Equities
12 178 (1.70%) Fintech
13 164 (1.57%) Credit Risk
14 141 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 124 (1.19%) Algorithms
16 118 (1.13%) iPad
17 108 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
18 98 (0.94%) Data Structures
19 97 (0.93%) Hedge funds
20 95 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1120 (10.71%) Linux
2 904 (8.65%) Windows
3 541 (5.18%) Unix
4 272 (2.60%) Android
5 192 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 126 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 96 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
9 53 (0.51%) 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 28 (0.27%) 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 5595 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1850 (17.70%) Scrum
3 1580 (15.12%) Project Management
4 1442 (13.80%) Software Engineering
5 1403 (13.42%) Test Automation
6 1357 (12.98%) TDD
7 1321 (12.64%) OO
8 1286 (12.30%) Asset Management
9 1276 (12.21%) MVC
10 1271 (12.16%) Wealth Management
11 1045 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 1037 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
13 924 (8.84%) Business Analysis
14 886 (8.48%) BDD
15 840 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 787 (7.53%) DevOps
17 755 (7.22%) Mentoring
18 626 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
19 587 (5.62%) Web Development
20 557 (5.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2968 (28.39%) SQL
2 2934 (28.07%) Java
3 2757 (26.38%) C#
4 2252 (21.54%) JavaScript
5 893 (8.54%) C++
6 827 (7.91%) Python
7 478 (4.57%) T-SQL
8 450 (4.30%) C
9 388 (3.71%) PHP
10 315 (3.01%) Ruby
11 288 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 233 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 229 (2.19%) VB.NET
14 221 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 200 (1.91%) Perl
16 198 (1.89%) Bash Shell
17 169 (1.62%) VB
18 154 (1.47%) R
19 119 (1.14%) Scala
20 97 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1840 (17.60%) Degree
2 576 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 332 (3.18%) ISEB
4 279 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 274 (2.62%) ISTQB
6 146 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 116 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 115 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 95 (0.91%) PMP
10 89 (0.85%) CISSP
11 79 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 71 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 69 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 62 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
16 55 (0.53%) CISM
17 46 (0.44%) DV Cleared
18 44 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 36 (0.34%) CBAP
20 28 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1005 (9.61%) QA
2 104 (0.99%) PMO
3 89 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 81 (0.77%) SLA
5 76 (0.73%) Basel III
6 71 (0.68%) MiFID
7 55 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 36 (0.34%) EMIR
9 34 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 31 (0.30%) COBIT
11 29 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
12 25 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 20 (0.19%) GDPR
14 16 (0.15%) GxP
14 16 (0.15%) HL7
15 14 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 14 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (0.11%) MISRA
17 10 (0.096%) GCP
18 9 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 239 (2.29%) Docker
2 66 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.29%) Firmware
5 18 (0.17%) Dovecot
5 18 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.096%) KVM
7 10 (0.096%) LXC
8 9 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.077%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 8 (0.077%) vSphere
10 5 (0.048%) HDFS
10 5 (0.048%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
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
1 198 (1.89%) Puppet
2 182 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (1.62%) Ansible
4 70 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 45 (0.43%) Nagios
6 36 (0.34%) Kubernetes
7 28 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 26 (0.25%) Graphite
8 26 (0.25%) Terraform
9 19 (0.18%) Juju
9 19 (0.18%) SCCM
10 17 (0.16%) Rundeck
11 16 (0.15%) SCOM
12 12 (0.11%) Kibana
13 10 (0.096%) Opsview
13 10 (0.096%) Salt
14 9 (0.086%) logstash
15 8 (0.077%) Grafana
16 7 (0.067%) Cobbler
16 7 (0.067%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1602 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 1171 (11.20%) Oracle
3 295 (2.82%) SAP
4 179 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 162 (1.55%) IBM
6 133 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 132 (1.26%) Cognizant
8 121 (1.16%) Google
9 99 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 99 (0.95%) Xamarin
10 91 (0.87%) Sybase
11 79 (0.76%) HP
12 70 (0.67%) Splunk
13 69 (0.66%) VMware
14 68 (0.65%) Sun
15 64 (0.61%) Zend
16 62 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
17 61 (0.58%) hybris
18 57 (0.55%) Informatica
19 52 (0.50%) TIBCO
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - Please contact for further details
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £80 - £140 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10000.00 - £15000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Broad range of excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £51 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £200 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health and Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago