Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 325 323 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.71% 8.46% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 9.14% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 300 257 221
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,875 £23,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £56,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 3,478 3,534 3,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.22% 92.56% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,840 2,911 2,626
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 222 (68.31%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (46.77%) Java
3 143 (44.00%) HTML
4 141 (43.38%) .NET
5 132 (40.62%) SQL
6 131 (40.31%) JavaScript
7 122 (37.54%) C#
8 116 (35.69%) Scrum
9 105 (32.31%) CSS
10 93 (28.62%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (26.15%) Selenium
12 83 (25.54%) Test Automation
13 76 (23.38%) JUnit
13 76 (23.38%) Finance
14 73 (22.46%) Oracle
15 66 (20.31%) SQL Server
15 66 (20.31%) Software Engineering
16 61 (18.77%) Protractor
17 59 (18.15%) Jasmine
18 58 (17.85%) TestNG
19 51 (15.69%) Degree
19 51 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (13.23%) Project Management
20 43 (13.23%) C++
20 43 (13.23%) Python
21 40 (12.31%) Microsoft
22 39 (12.00%) MVC
23 38 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (11.08%) AngularJS
25 35 (10.77%) XML

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 10 (3.08%) Apache
2 9 (2.77%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.15%) CMS
5 6 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.54%) Confluence
6 5 (1.54%) Drupal
7 3 (0.92%) WordPress
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Maya
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.46%) SaaS
4 5 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) Extranet
1 2 (0.62%) Internet
1 2 (0.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.31%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.38%) MongoDB
2 24 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.77%) Big Data
3 22 (6.77%) RDBMS
4 19 (5.85%) MySQL
5 18 (5.54%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (4.31%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.15%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.92%) Power BI
14 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 85 (26.15%) Selenium
2 76 (23.38%) JUnit
3 61 (18.77%) Protractor
4 59 (18.15%) Jasmine
5 58 (17.85%) TestNG
6 33 (10.15%) JIRA
7 23 (7.08%) Git (software)
8 14 (4.31%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.77%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.77%) Maven
11 6 (1.85%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.54%) JMeter
12 5 (1.54%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.92%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.92%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (0.92%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 76 (23.38%) Finance
2 27 (8.31%) Marketing
3 25 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.46%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.85%) Electronics
6 18 (5.54%) Games
7 8 (2.46%) Banking
8 5 (1.54%) Retail
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (42.46%) Developer
2 64 (19.69%) Analyst
3 55 (16.92%) C# Developer
4 54 (16.62%) Software Developer
5 52 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 46 (14.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (12.92%) Java Developer
8 31 (9.54%) Software Engineer
9 27 (8.31%) Business Analyst
9 27 (8.31%) Senior Developer
10 23 (7.08%) Developer in Test
10 23 (7.08%) Junior
11 22 (6.77%) Java Developer in Test
11 22 (6.77%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (6.15%) Junior Developer
13 19 (5.85%) Test Analyst
14 18 (5.54%) Graduate
14 18 (5.54%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (5.54%) Graduate Software Developer
14 18 (5.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (44.00%) HTML
2 141 (43.38%) .NET
3 105 (32.31%) CSS
4 36 (11.08%) AngularJS
5 35 (10.77%) XML
6 29 (8.92%) HTML5
7 25 (7.69%) J2EE
8 21 (6.46%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.15%) .NET Framework
9 20 (6.15%) React
10 19 (5.85%) Direct3D
10 19 (5.85%) MFC
10 19 (5.85%) OpenGL
10 19 (5.85%) Qt
11 18 (5.54%) Web Services
12 16 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.92%) Spring
13 14 (4.31%) Entity Framework
14 13 (4.00%) CSS3
15 11 (3.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.85%) Algorithms
3 19 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.62%) User Experience
5 12 (3.69%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.77%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.92%) Fintech
11 2 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.31%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.31%) SCADA
12 1 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.92%) Linux
1 29 (8.92%) Windows
2 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.23%) Android
3 4 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (68.31%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (35.69%) Scrum
3 93 (28.62%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (25.54%) Test Automation
5 66 (20.31%) Software Engineering
6 43 (13.23%) Project Management
7 39 (12.00%) MVC
8 38 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (10.46%) Context-Driven Testing
9 34 (10.46%) OO
10 28 (8.62%) Mathematics
10 28 (8.62%) Open Source
11 27 (8.31%) Machine Learning
12 26 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (7.38%) TDD
14 23 (7.08%) Mentoring
14 23 (7.08%) SOA
15 22 (6.77%) Programme Management
15 22 (6.77%) SDET
16 21 (6.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 152 (46.77%) Java
2 132 (40.62%) SQL
3 131 (40.31%) JavaScript
4 122 (37.54%) C#
5 43 (13.23%) C++
5 43 (13.23%) Python
6 21 (6.46%) C
7 14 (4.31%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.38%) PHP
8 11 (3.38%) Scala
9 9 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.85%) VB
12 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.54%) VBScript
13 4 (1.23%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.92%) Go
14 3 (0.92%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.62%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 51 (15.69%) Degree
2 18 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.38%) ISEB
5 8 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.62%) MBA
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.31%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (1.54%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) MISRA
3 1 (0.31%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.54%) WMI
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (22.46%) Oracle
2 40 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.85%) SAP
4 18 (5.54%) Google
5 3 (0.92%) Tableau
6 2 (0.62%) HP
6 2 (0.62%) Informatica
6 2 (0.62%) Zend
7 1 (0.31%) Juniper
7 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow