Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 39 34
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 104 254 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.77% 7.18% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 7.58% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 89 239 205
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,160 £25,800
90th Percentile £70,500 £70,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 2,495 3,350 3,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 90.33% 94.63% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 2,659 2,759
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,050 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) C#
3 28 (26.92%) .NET
4 27 (25.96%) Software Engineering
4 27 (25.96%) Scrum
5 24 (23.08%) SQL
6 23 (22.12%) Test Automation
7 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
8 21 (20.19%) Java
8 21 (20.19%) Finance
9 20 (19.23%) DevOps
10 19 (18.27%) Python
11 17 (16.35%) C++
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 15 (14.42%) T-SQL
13 15 (14.42%) Windows
13 15 (14.42%) MVC
14 14 (13.46%) OO
14 14 (13.46%) HTML
15 13 (12.50%) WPF
15 13 (12.50%) jQuery
16 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
16 12 (11.54%) CSS
16 12 (11.54%) Project Management
16 12 (11.54%) TDD
17 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.58%) C
17 11 (10.58%) Mathematics
17 11 (10.58%) Computer Science

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 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Azure
3 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.92%) npm
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Office 365
5 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Big Data
3 6 (5.77%) MySQL
4 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.92%) QlikView
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) Power BI
6 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) JIRA
3 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.85%) Buildbot
4 4 (3.85%) CMake
4 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.92%) Grunt
6 2 (1.92%) JUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Mockito
6 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.92%) Selenium
6 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.96%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.69%) Electronics
3 8 (7.69%) Marketing
4 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.73%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.85%) Law
5 4 (3.85%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Software Engineer
2 22 (21.15%) Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.85%) .NET Applications Developer
11 4 (3.85%) C++ Applications Developer
11 4 (3.85%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Release Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.92%) .NET
2 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 14 (13.46%) HTML
4 13 (12.50%) jQuery
4 13 (12.50%) WPF
5 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.54%) CSS
6 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
7 7 (6.73%) Qt
8 6 (5.77%) WCF
9 5 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.85%) .NET Core
10 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (3.85%) Direct3D
10 4 (3.85%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.85%) HTML5
10 4 (3.85%) Kafka
10 4 (3.85%) MFC
10 4 (3.85%) OpenGL
10 4 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.73%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.88%) PKI
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.92%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Scrum
2 27 (25.96%) Software Engineering
3 23 (22.12%) Test Automation
4 20 (19.23%) DevOps
5 15 (14.42%) MVC
6 14 (13.46%) OO
7 12 (11.54%) Project Management
7 12 (11.54%) TDD
8 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
8 11 (10.58%) Mathematics
9 10 (9.62%) Test Strategy
10 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (6.73%) Functional Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) C#
2 24 (23.08%) SQL
3 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.19%) Java
5 19 (18.27%) Python
6 17 (16.35%) C++
7 15 (14.42%) T-SQL
8 11 (10.58%) C
9 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.81%) PHP
11 4 (3.85%) Groovy
12 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.96%) ES6
13 1 (0.96%) Go
13 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.96%) Ruby
13 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.85%) ISEB
5 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) NIST
3 1 (0.96%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.96%) MISRA
3 1 (0.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Ansible
1 4 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) SAP
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) IBM
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.96%) Tableau