Period
to 13 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -36 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 25 76 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.37% 6.85% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 7.55% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 67 127
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £30,300 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £81,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -1.04%

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 956 1,007 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 90.44% 90.72% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 752 837 1,317
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,025 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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
Bedford +4 14 £37,500 - 2
Luton -29 5 £62,500 +78.57% 2
Dunstable -19 2 £29,500 -26.25% 1
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) JIRA
3 12 (48.00%) Release Management
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (44.00%) Functional Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (36.00%) User Stories
6 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (36.00%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (36.00%) Test Management
6 9 (36.00%) V-Model
6 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (32.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) DevOps
9 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (12.00%) Mobile App

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 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) HBase
4 2 (8.00%) Impala
4 2 (8.00%) Parquet
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Web Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Backend Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Head of Development
6 2 (8.00%) Head of Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Avro
4 2 (8.00%) Kafka
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Release Management
3 11 (44.00%) Functional Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (36.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Management
5 9 (36.00%) User Stories
5 9 (36.00%) V-Model
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) OOD
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle