Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 24 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 -11
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 335 335 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.52% 9.17% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 9.98% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 286 239 161
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £30,625 £23,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £61,250 £56,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3,646 3,358 3,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.75% 91.92% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,997 2,767 2,743
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 237 (70.75%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (48.66%) Java
3 143 (42.69%) SQL
4 142 (42.39%) HTML
5 139 (41.49%) .NET
6 135 (40.30%) JavaScript
7 132 (39.40%) C#
8 119 (35.52%) Scrum
9 115 (34.33%) Test Automation
10 114 (34.03%) Selenium
11 110 (32.84%) CSS
12 107 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
13 93 (27.76%) JUnit
14 82 (24.48%) Jasmine
15 77 (22.99%) Protractor
16 76 (22.69%) Degree
17 75 (22.39%) TestNG
18 71 (21.19%) Oracle
19 65 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
20 60 (17.91%) Finance
21 57 (17.01%) Software Engineering
21 57 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
22 49 (14.63%) Open Source
23 47 (14.03%) Project Management
24 46 (13.73%) SQL Server
25 43 (12.84%) HTML5
25 43 (12.84%) Context-Driven Testing
26 37 (11.04%) Linux
27 35 (10.45%) JIRA
28 33 (9.85%) Microsoft

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 16 (4.78%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.48%) Apache
3 7 (2.09%) CMS
4 6 (1.79%) Drupal
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.19%) Confluence
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (1.19%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.09%) SaaS
3 4 (1.19%) Taleo
4 3 (0.90%) Slack
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) SMS
2 2 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Extranet
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.76%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.97%) Big Data
5 12 (3.58%) MySQL
6 11 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.39%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.79%) Power BI
10 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.19%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 114 (34.03%) Selenium
2 93 (27.76%) JUnit
3 82 (24.48%) Jasmine
4 77 (22.99%) Protractor
5 75 (22.39%) TestNG
6 35 (10.45%) JIRA
7 32 (9.55%) Git (software)
8 17 (5.07%) Jenkins
9 15 (4.48%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.39%) Subversion
12 7 (2.09%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.49%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.49%) VersionOne
15 4 (1.19%) GitLab
15 4 (1.19%) JMeter
15 4 (1.19%) PeopleTools
15 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
16 3 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 60 (17.91%) Finance
2 24 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.78%) Marketing
4 15 (4.48%) Games
5 14 (4.18%) Electronics
5 14 (4.18%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.49%) Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 131 (39.10%) Developer
2 64 (19.10%) Analyst
3 59 (17.61%) Java Developer
4 53 (15.82%) C# Developer
5 46 (13.73%) .NET Developer
6 45 (13.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (10.15%) Software Developer
8 33 (9.85%) Business Analyst
8 33 (9.85%) Senior Developer
9 30 (8.96%) Tester
10 27 (8.06%) Test Engineer
11 26 (7.76%) Developer in Test
12 24 (7.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (6.57%) Java Developer in Test
14 21 (6.27%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (5.97%) Consultant
16 19 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
17 18 (5.37%) Test Analyst
18 16 (4.78%) Project Manager
18 16 (4.78%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (42.39%) HTML
2 139 (41.49%) .NET
3 110 (32.84%) CSS
4 43 (12.84%) HTML5
5 28 (8.36%) AngularJS
6 21 (6.27%) XML
7 20 (5.97%) .NET Framework
8 19 (5.67%) Spring
9 16 (4.78%) jQuery
10 15 (4.48%) React
11 14 (4.18%) Entity Framework
11 14 (4.18%) Node.js
12 13 (3.88%) CSS3
13 11 (3.28%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.99%) Web Services
15 9 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (2.39%) J2EE
16 8 (2.39%) NHibernate
17 7 (2.09%) Symfony
18 6 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.27%) User Experience
3 19 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.60%) Fintech
11 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.30%) HTC Vive
12 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.30%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.04%) Linux
2 20 (5.97%) Windows
3 7 (2.09%) Android
3 7 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (70.75%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (35.52%) Scrum
3 115 (34.33%) Test Automation
4 107 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (17.01%) Software Engineering
6 49 (14.63%) Open Source
7 47 (14.03%) Project Management
8 43 (12.84%) Context-Driven Testing
9 33 (9.85%) OO
10 32 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (9.25%) TDD
12 30 (8.96%) MVC
13 29 (8.66%) Machine Learning
14 25 (7.46%) Analytical Thinking
14 25 (7.46%) Mentoring
15 23 (6.87%) SDET
16 21 (6.27%) Waterfall
17 20 (5.97%) Software Delivery
17 20 (5.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 163 (48.66%) Java
2 143 (42.69%) SQL
3 135 (40.30%) JavaScript
4 132 (39.40%) C#
5 30 (8.96%) C
5 30 (8.96%) Python
6 26 (7.76%) C++
7 14 (4.18%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.28%) PHP
9 9 (2.69%) Scala
10 8 (2.39%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.79%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.79%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.49%) VBScript
13 4 (1.19%) Go
13 4 (1.19%) PeopleCode
13 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.19%) Ruby
13 4 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (22.69%) Degree
2 16 (4.78%) ISEB
2 16 (4.78%) SC Cleared
2 16 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.60%) CISSP
5 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.60%) SSCP
6 1 (0.30%) MBA
6 1 (0.30%) PMP
6 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.49%) WCAG
4 4 (1.19%) GDPR
5 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.30%) MISRA
7 1 (0.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) WMI
2 4 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (21.19%) Oracle
2 33 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.37%) SAP
4 7 (2.09%) Google
5 5 (1.49%) Zend
6 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.60%) Gemalto
7 2 (0.60%) Tableau
8 1 (0.30%) Capita
8 1 (0.30%) ESRI
8 1 (0.30%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) Juniper
8 1 (0.30%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.30%) ServiceNow