Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 450 447 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.64% 5.94% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 6.52% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 401 396 487
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,300
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%

SDLC is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6207 6855 8320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.52% 91.02% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5234 5863 6735
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in West Yorkshire

SDLC
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SDLC in West Yorkshire

SDLC
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in West Yorkshire

SDLC
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Leeds +23 410 £49,250 +20.12% 19
Halifax +4 21 £50,000 - 1
Bradford -48 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Wakefield -6 2 £35,000 -5.41% 1
Huddersfield -4 1 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Brighouse - 1 £45,000 -
SDLC
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 326 (72.44%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (33.56%) SQL
3 125 (27.78%) .NET
4 121 (26.89%) C#
5 114 (25.33%) Java
6 94 (20.89%) Scrum
7 91 (20.22%) Finance
8 87 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (19.33%) SQL Server
9 74 (16.44%) Software Delivery
10 67 (14.89%) Test Automation
10 67 (14.89%) Waterfall
11 62 (13.78%) Software Engineering
12 61 (13.56%) HTML
13 59 (13.11%) JavaScript
14 53 (11.78%) Microsoft
15 51 (11.33%) Oracle
16 50 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
16 50 (11.11%) JIRA
17 49 (10.89%) OO
18 48 (10.67%) Selenium
19 47 (10.44%) Windows
20 45 (10.00%) Visual Studio
20 45 (10.00%) TDD
21 44 (9.78%) MVC
22 43 (9.56%) Greenfield Project
23 42 (9.33%) Test Scripting
24 39 (8.67%) Project Management
25 37 (8.22%) Degree
26 36 (8.00%) Test Management

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 19 (4.22%) Confluence
2 11 (2.44%) SAS
2 11 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.89%) IIS
4 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.44%) CICS
6 2 (0.44%) Jetty
6 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.33%) GitHub
3 11 (2.44%) SaaS
4 10 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.33%) DHCP
1 6 (1.33%) LAN
1 6 (1.33%) WAN
2 5 (1.11%) Internet
3 4 (0.89%) DNS
4 3 (0.67%) RFID
4 3 (0.67%) SAN
4 3 (0.67%) WLAN
5 2 (0.44%) DMZ
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.33%) MySQL
3 15 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.89%) Big Data
5 12 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.56%) Riak
7 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.44%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.44%) Redis
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (11.11%) JIRA
2 48 (10.67%) Selenium
3 45 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 36 (8.00%) Subversion
5 32 (7.11%) Git (software)
6 31 (6.89%) Jenkins
7 26 (5.78%) Cucumber
8 25 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 15 (3.33%) Android Studio
9 15 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.89%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.56%) Maven
12 5 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.11%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.89%) JUnit
14 3 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 3 (0.67%) NUnit
15 2 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 91 (20.22%) Finance
2 12 (2.67%) Retail
3 9 (2.00%) Games
4 7 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.11%) Advertising
5 5 (1.11%) Legal
5 5 (1.11%) Retail Finance
6 3 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 125 (27.78%) Developer
2 117 (26.00%) Analyst
3 76 (16.89%) Business Analyst
4 40 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 39 (8.67%) C# Developer
6 36 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 36 (8.00%) Tester
7 34 (7.56%) SQL Developer
8 32 (7.11%) Automation Tester
8 32 (7.11%) Software Developer
9 26 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.56%) Test Analyst
11 24 (5.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 24 (5.33%) Senior Automation Tester
11 24 (5.33%) Senior Tester
12 23 (5.11%) Software Engineer
13 22 (4.89%) Project Manager
14 21 (4.67%) .NET Software Developer
15 19 (4.22%) IT Manager
16 18 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (27.78%) .NET
2 61 (13.56%) HTML
3 35 (7.78%) Web Services
4 30 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 29 (6.44%) CSS
6 26 (5.78%) XML
7 24 (5.33%) ASP.NET
7 24 (5.33%) Gherkin
7 24 (5.33%) REST
8 23 (5.11%) .NET Framework
9 21 (4.67%) SOAP
10 20 (4.44%) Spring
11 17 (3.78%) WPF
12 13 (2.89%) WCF
13 12 (2.67%) Hibernate
13 12 (2.67%) HTML5
13 12 (2.67%) jQuery
13 12 (2.67%) RESTful
14 11 (2.44%) React
15 9 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.56%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.00%) NHS
6 9 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.56%) User Experience
8 5 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.89%) Fintech
10 3 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.67%) PMI
11 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.44%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.22%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.44%) Windows
2 27 (6.00%) Linux
3 20 (4.44%) Android
4 15 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 10 (2.22%) Unix
6 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (72.44%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.89%) Scrum
3 87 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (16.44%) Software Delivery
5 67 (14.89%) Test Automation
5 67 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 62 (13.78%) Software Engineering
7 50 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 49 (10.89%) OO
9 45 (10.00%) TDD
10 44 (9.78%) MVC
11 42 (9.33%) Test Scripting
12 39 (8.67%) Project Management
13 36 (8.00%) Test Management
14 35 (7.78%) Mentoring
15 32 (7.11%) Presales
16 31 (6.89%) BDD
17 30 (6.67%) Test Strategy
18 29 (6.44%) Change Management
18 29 (6.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.56%) SQL
2 121 (26.89%) C#
3 114 (25.33%) Java
4 59 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 33 (7.33%) Python
6 29 (6.44%) C++
7 22 (4.89%) PL/SQL
7 22 (4.89%) T-SQL
8 20 (4.44%) PHP
9 13 (2.89%) Scala
10 11 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.56%) VBA
12 5 (1.11%) COBOL
12 5 (1.11%) Go
12 5 (1.11%) Ruby
13 2 (0.44%) Delphi
13 2 (0.44%) Pascal
13 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (8.22%) Degree
2 13 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.11%) ISEB
5 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.67%) APMP
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.44%) PMP
8 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) HNC
9 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) GDPR
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (4.67%) Docker
2 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.89%) Puppet
2 12 (2.67%) Ansible
3 8 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.44%) Rancher
7 1 (0.22%) Grafana
7 1 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 53 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.33%) Oracle
3 7 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 7 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.33%) Google
5 3 (0.67%) SAP
5 3 (0.67%) Symantec
5 3 (0.67%) webMethods
6 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.44%) Cognos
6 2 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.22%) hybris
7 1 (0.22%) Splunk