Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 37 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 +27
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 261 252 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.33% 6.97% 9.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 7.49% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 245 208 219
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,160 £25,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,368 3,366 2,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.55% 93.11% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,676 2,777 2,438
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,651
90th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 152 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.98%) Java
3 110 (42.15%) JavaScript
4 90 (34.48%) HTML
4 90 (34.48%) SQL
5 87 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 79 (30.27%) .NET
7 76 (29.12%) C#
8 66 (25.29%) Scrum
9 57 (21.84%) Finance
10 55 (21.07%) CSS
11 49 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (18.39%) JUnit
13 43 (16.48%) Microsoft
14 39 (14.94%) Degree
15 37 (14.18%) Computer Science
16 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 36 (13.79%) XML
17 34 (13.03%) Python
17 34 (13.03%) TDD
18 33 (12.64%) J2EE
18 33 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
19 32 (12.26%) Oracle
19 32 (12.26%) C++
19 32 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (11.88%) OO
20 31 (11.88%) AngularJS
21 30 (11.49%) SOA
22 29 (11.11%) Web Services
22 29 (11.11%) Marketing

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 11 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.45%) Apache
2 9 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.77%) CMS
6 2 (0.77%) Drupal
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) WordPress
7 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.45%) SaaS
3 5 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.92%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.53%) Datadog
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) Firewall
1 2 (0.77%) Wireless
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) Network Security
2 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.36%) MySQL
4 14 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.68%) Neo4j
6 7 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.15%) Big Data
9 3 (1.15%) QlikView
10 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 48 (18.39%) JUnit
2 28 (10.73%) Selenium
3 26 (9.96%) Maven
4 23 (8.81%) Git (software)
5 17 (6.51%) JIRA
6 16 (6.13%) Jasmine
6 16 (6.13%) Protractor
6 16 (6.13%) TestNG
7 11 (4.21%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.53%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.15%) Axure RP
12 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.15%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (1.15%) JMeter
12 3 (1.15%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.15%) VersionOne
General
1 57 (21.84%) Finance
2 29 (11.11%) Marketing
3 27 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 25 (9.58%) Electronics
4 25 (9.58%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.07%) Retail
6 6 (2.30%) Games
7 5 (1.92%) Banking
7 5 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (43.30%) Developer
2 48 (18.39%) Analyst
3 41 (15.71%) Software Developer
3 41 (15.71%) Software Engineer
4 32 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.43%) Business Analyst
7 20 (7.66%) Java Engineer
7 20 (7.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 17 (6.51%) .NET Developer
8 17 (6.51%) Graduate
8 17 (6.51%) Junior
9 16 (6.13%) Junior Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Test Analyst
10 15 (5.75%) Architect
10 15 (5.75%) Java Software Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Applications Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Lead Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Lead Test Analyst
11 14 (5.36%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (34.48%) HTML
2 79 (30.27%) .NET
3 55 (21.07%) CSS
4 36 (13.79%) XML
5 33 (12.64%) J2EE
6 31 (11.88%) AngularJS
7 29 (11.11%) REST
7 29 (11.11%) Web Services
8 27 (10.34%) Spring
9 24 (9.20%) Node.js
9 24 (9.20%) React
10 19 (7.28%) SOAP
11 18 (6.90%) jQuery
12 14 (5.36%) Hibernate
13 12 (4.60%) Qt
14 11 (4.21%) HTML5
14 11 (4.21%) XHTML
15 10 (3.83%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.83%) MFC
15 10 (3.83%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.28%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.98%) User Experience
5 11 (4.21%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.92%) Tandem
9 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.77%) EPoS
10 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.38%) Fintech
11 1 (0.38%) FMCG
11 1 (0.38%) SCADA
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.43%) Linux
2 17 (6.51%) Windows
3 8 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.53%) CentOS
4 4 (1.53%) DC/OS
4 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.53%) Unix
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 66 (25.29%) Scrum
4 49 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (14.18%) Computer Science
6 34 (13.03%) TDD
7 32 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (11.88%) OO
9 30 (11.49%) SOA
10 28 (10.73%) Test Automation
11 27 (10.34%) Programme Management
12 26 (9.96%) Digital Marketing
13 25 (9.58%) Software Delivery
14 23 (8.81%) Web Development
15 22 (8.43%) DevOps
16 21 (8.05%) Mathematics
17 19 (7.28%) Continuous Deployment
17 19 (7.28%) Project Management
18 17 (6.51%) Unit Testing
19 15 (5.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.98%) Java
2 110 (42.15%) JavaScript
3 90 (34.48%) SQL
4 76 (29.12%) C#
5 34 (13.03%) Python
6 32 (12.26%) C++
7 18 (6.90%) PHP
8 14 (5.36%) C
9 8 (3.07%) Apple Swift
9 8 (3.07%) Ruby
9 8 (3.07%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.68%) Go
10 7 (2.68%) Scala
10 7 (2.68%) VB
10 7 (2.68%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.30%) VB6
12 5 (1.92%) ES6
12 5 (1.92%) Lua
13 4 (1.53%) Java 8
13 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (14.94%) Degree
2 20 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.98%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.92%) PhD
6 3 (1.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) MBA
7 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) GDPR
2 1 (0.38%) MISRA
2 1 (0.38%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (2.68%) Docker
2 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.53%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Ansible
2 4 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.53%) Packer
2 4 (1.53%) Puppet
2 4 (1.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.26%) Oracle
3 26 (9.96%) SAP
4 11 (4.21%) Google
5 6 (2.30%) IBM
6 5 (1.92%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (1.53%) New Relic
7 4 (1.53%) Splunk
7 4 (1.53%) VMware
8 3 (1.15%) Informatica
8 3 (1.15%) Progress
8 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.77%) Zend
10 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.38%) CA
10 1 (0.38%) ESRI
10 1 (0.38%) HP
10 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.38%) Talend