Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 42 83 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.18% 6.79% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 7.26% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 117
Bedfordshire median annual salary £53,050 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.90% -22.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -

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 877 1,143 1,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 87.26% 93.54% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 715 849 1,380
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £77,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Luton -18 19 £57,500 +64.29% 2
Dunstable -4 5 £37,500 -
Bedford -10 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Shefford - 4 £57,500 - 1
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) DevOps
3 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 17 (40.48%) HTML
5 17 (40.48%) CSS
6 15 (35.71%) SQL
6 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 15 (35.71%) Retail
7 14 (33.33%) Release Management
7 14 (33.33%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) TDD
8 12 (28.57%) Web Development
8 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 12 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (28.57%) OO
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 12 (28.57%) C#
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) OOD
8 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (28.57%) BDD
9 10 (23.81%) JIRA
9 10 (23.81%) Project Management
10 8 (19.05%) Degree
10 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
10 8 (19.05%) OOP
10 8 (19.05%) Skype
11 7 (16.67%) Smoke Testing

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 5 (11.90%) WordPress
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data
3 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.14%) HBase
4 3 (7.14%) Impala
4 3 (7.14%) Parquet
4 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (23.81%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (35.71%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Release Manager
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Head of Development
7 3 (7.14%) Head of Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Business Information Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Build Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) CSS
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
2 15 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (11.90%) CSS3
3 5 (11.90%) HTML5
3 5 (11.90%) PhoneGap
3 5 (11.90%) RESTful
4 3 (7.14%) Apache Avro
4 3 (7.14%) Kafka
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) DevOps
3 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 14 (33.33%) ITIL
4 14 (33.33%) Release Management
5 12 (28.57%) BDD
5 12 (28.57%) OO
5 12 (28.57%) OOD
5 12 (28.57%) TDD
5 12 (28.57%) Web Development
6 10 (23.81%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 8 (19.05%) OOP
8 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.67%) Change Management
8 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Flume
1 3 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle