Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 66 111 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.47% 7.17% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 7.74% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 117 74
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £83,000 £73,375
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - -1.04% +6.67%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 905 1435 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.73% 92.64% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1244 1547
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,000 £71,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Bedfordshire

SDLC
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Bedfordshire

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Bedfordshire

SDLC
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 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
Luton -1 31 £49,000 +3.16% 1
Dunstable +4 24 £40,000 -11.11%
Bedford -3 1 £52,500 +31.25%
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 20 (30.30%) Java
3 19 (28.79%) ISEB
3 19 (28.79%) Translating Business Requirements
4 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.76%) Business Analysis
5 16 (24.24%) Project Management
5 16 (24.24%) MS Visio
5 16 (24.24%) JBoss
6 15 (22.73%) Retail
7 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
7 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
8 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 12 (18.18%) Degree
9 11 (16.67%) MySQL
9 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (16.67%) REST
10 10 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
10 10 (15.15%) Marketing
11 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
12 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
12 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.61%) Visualisation

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 16 (24.24%) JBoss
2 6 (9.09%) WildFly
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (6.06%) MarkLogic
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
1 3 (4.55%) Ranorex
1 3 (4.55%) Selenium
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Mockito
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Retail
3 10 (15.15%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
4 3 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Business Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Architect
5 11 (16.67%) IT Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Business IT Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) IT Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Business Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Product Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Business Relationship Manager
10 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Relationships Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Senior IT Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) REST
2 7 (10.61%) Java EE
2 7 (10.61%) Spring
3 5 (7.58%) XML
4 4 (6.06%) .NET
4 4 (6.06%) XSLT
5 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) J2EE
5 3 (4.55%) JMS
5 3 (4.55%) XHTML
5 3 (4.55%) XSL
6 2 (3.03%) EJB
6 2 (3.03%) JDBC
6 2 (3.03%) Servlets
6 2 (3.03%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.52%) SOAP
7 1 (1.52%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Translating Business Requirements
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Business Analysis
3 16 (24.24%) Project Management
4 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
5 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
7 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 6 (9.09%) People Management
10 6 (9.09%) Presales
10 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Java
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) ISEB
2 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) Degree
4 10 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.06%) CCNP
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) CISA
7 1 (1.52%) CISM
7 1 (1.52%) CISSP
7 1 (1.52%) PMP
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.03%) hybris
4 2 (3.03%) Perforce
5 1 (1.52%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) VMware