Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 279 291 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.31% 8.92% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 9.78% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 242 223 204
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £60,000 £60,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3497 2976 3411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.66% 91.26% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 2492 2973
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Salary histogram for SDLC in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 180 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (35.84%) Java
3 96 (34.41%) .NET
4 92 (32.97%) JavaScript
5 87 (31.18%) SQL
6 86 (30.82%) C#
7 85 (30.47%) HTML
8 78 (27.96%) Degree
9 61 (21.86%) Scrum
10 59 (21.15%) CSS
11 55 (19.71%) MVC
12 54 (19.35%) OO
12 54 (19.35%) Computer Science
12 54 (19.35%) Open Source
13 50 (17.92%) Finance
14 45 (16.13%) Project Management
14 45 (16.13%) Test Automation
15 44 (15.77%) SQL Server
16 43 (15.41%) Software Engineering
17 40 (14.34%) XML
18 38 (13.62%) Mathematics
19 37 (13.26%) ASP.NET
20 35 (12.54%) HTML5
21 34 (12.19%) Mentoring
22 32 (11.47%) C++
23 31 (11.11%) Microsoft
23 31 (11.11%) Web Development
23 31 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
24 30 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (10.75%) Selenium

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.15%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.79%) Apache
3 5 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.43%) CMS
4 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.08%) Drupal
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.72%) WordPress
7 1 (0.36%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.15%) SaaS
3 4 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.08%) Google Play
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.51%) SMS
2 2 (0.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) InfiniBand
2 2 (0.72%) Wireless
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.87%) MySQL
2 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Selenium
2 23 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.24%) Jasmine
3 21 (7.53%) JUnit
4 19 (6.81%) Protractor
4 19 (6.81%) TestNG
5 15 (5.38%) Subversion
6 8 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.51%) JIRA
8 4 (1.43%) Maven
9 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.36%) Calabash
11 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.36%) Gradle
11 1 (0.36%) MonkeyTalk
11 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (17.92%) Finance
2 25 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 24 (8.60%) Marketing
4 20 (7.17%) Electronics
4 20 (7.17%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.94%) Retail
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (42.65%) Developer
2 54 (19.35%) Analyst
3 46 (16.49%) Software Developer
4 41 (14.70%) Business Analyst
5 31 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 26 (9.32%) Java Developer
7 24 (8.60%) Agile Business Analyst
7 24 (8.60%) C# Developer
8 20 (7.17%) Project Manager
8 20 (7.17%) Tester
9 18 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.45%) Graduate
10 16 (5.73%) Junior
11 15 (5.38%) Junior Developer
11 15 (5.38%) Test Engineer
12 14 (5.02%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (5.02%) Graduate Developer
12 14 (5.02%) Graduate Software Developer
12 14 (5.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (34.41%) .NET
2 85 (30.47%) HTML
3 59 (21.15%) CSS
4 40 (14.34%) XML
5 37 (13.26%) ASP.NET
6 35 (12.54%) HTML5
7 22 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (7.53%) AngularJS
8 21 (7.53%) REST
9 17 (6.09%) React
10 16 (5.73%) .NET Framework
10 16 (5.73%) Node.js
11 14 (5.02%) jQuery
12 13 (4.66%) RESTful
13 12 (4.30%) JSON
13 12 (4.30%) Spring
14 9 (3.23%) Backbone.js
14 9 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (3.23%) WCF
15 7 (2.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.32%) User Experience
4 15 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.58%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.15%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.43%) Photography
10 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.08%) PMI
11 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.81%) Windows
2 12 (4.30%) Linux
3 6 (2.15%) Android
3 6 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.79%) Solaris
4 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.43%) Unix
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.86%) Scrum
3 55 (19.71%) MVC
4 54 (19.35%) OO
4 54 (19.35%) Open Source
5 45 (16.13%) Project Management
5 45 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 43 (15.41%) Software Engineering
7 38 (13.62%) Mathematics
8 34 (12.19%) Mentoring
9 31 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (11.11%) Web Development
10 28 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (9.32%) OOP
11 26 (9.32%) TDD
12 24 (8.60%) Waterfall
13 22 (7.89%) Programme Management
14 21 (7.53%) Software Delivery
15 19 (6.81%) Analytical Thinking
15 19 (6.81%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 100 (35.84%) Java
2 92 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 87 (31.18%) SQL
4 86 (30.82%) C#
5 32 (11.47%) C++
6 21 (7.53%) Python
7 10 (3.58%) C
7 10 (3.58%) Ruby
8 6 (2.15%) Apple Swift
8 6 (2.15%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.15%) PHP
8 6 (2.15%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.79%) Scala
9 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.08%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.72%) Go
12 1 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (27.96%) Degree
2 27 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.66%) ISEB
5 9 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (2.51%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.43%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.08%) PMP
12 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.36%) APMP
13 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.45%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) PMO
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) vSphere
2 1 (0.36%) Xen
2 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) Ansible
2 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.08%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) Terraform
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.81%) SAP
3 13 (4.66%) Oracle
4 5 (1.79%) Citrix
4 5 (1.79%) Google
5 3 (1.08%) Apple
5 3 (1.08%) CA
5 3 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.72%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.72%) HP
6 2 (0.72%) Zend
7 1 (0.36%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat