Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 36 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 -19
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 48 88 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.45% 6.04% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 6.61% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 95 67
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £80,750 £75,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 783 1,332 1,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.98% 91.48% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1,137 1,414
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Dunstable +13 22 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Luton -4 15 £52,500 +10.53%
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (22.92%) Java
4 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 10 (20.83%) Retail
6 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.75%) ISEB
6 9 (18.75%) User Stories
7 8 (16.67%) Ranorex
7 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (16.67%) HP UFT
7 8 (16.67%) JBoss
7 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 8 (16.67%) Selenium
7 8 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) Spring
8 7 (14.58%) Java EE
8 7 (14.58%) Degree
8 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Oracle
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (12.50%) WildFly
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 4 (8.33%) MarkLogic
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 8 (16.67%) Ranorex
1 8 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Mockito
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Tester
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Product Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Business Relationship Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) IT Relationships Manager
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL Release Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Relationships Manager
7 3 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Java EE
1 7 (14.58%) Spring
2 4 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) XSLT
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) XHTML
3 3 (6.25%) XSL
4 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) JMS
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
3 12 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.75%) User Stories
7 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
9 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
10 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.08%) CISA
8 1 (2.08%) CISM
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) PMP
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Juniper
3 1 (2.08%) VMware