Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 63 116 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.08% 9.39% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 10.27% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 107 129
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,500 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 720 1,130 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.31% 91.42% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 634 1,049 1,062
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,000 £22,775
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,225
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Cardiff

SDLC
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Cardiff

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 51 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Scrum
3 25 (39.68%) .NET
4 24 (38.10%) C#
5 22 (34.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
8 18 (28.57%) Finance
9 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
10 15 (23.81%) CMS
10 15 (23.81%) Umbraco
11 14 (22.22%) WCF
11 14 (22.22%) DevOps
11 14 (22.22%) MVC
12 13 (20.63%) Fintech
13 12 (19.05%) Kanban
14 11 (17.46%) SOAP
15 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
15 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (15.87%) QA
16 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
16 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
16 9 (14.29%) SQL
16 9 (14.29%) Java
16 9 (14.29%) React
17 8 (12.70%) HTML
17 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
17 8 (12.70%) CSS
17 8 (12.70%) TDD

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 15 (23.81%) CMS
1 15 (23.81%) Umbraco
2 8 (12.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Heroku
4 1 (1.59%) npm
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.11%) Selenium
4 6 (9.52%) JMeter
5 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) NetBeans
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 4 (6.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.59%) Bower
8 1 (1.59%) Grunt
8 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.59%) Maven
8 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Games
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Systems Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
3 14 (22.22%) WCF
4 11 (17.46%) SOAP
5 9 (14.29%) React
6 8 (12.70%) CSS
6 8 (12.70%) HTML
7 7 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
7 7 (11.11%) RESTful
8 6 (9.52%) jQuery
8 6 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (9.52%) RequireJS
8 6 (9.52%) Spring
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.94%) J2EE
9 5 (7.94%) REST
10 4 (6.35%) JSON
11 2 (3.17%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Fintech
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.76%) User Experience
6 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Android
1 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Scrum
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 14 (22.22%) MVC
4 12 (19.05%) Kanban
5 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.70%) Process Improvement
6 8 (12.70%) TDD
7 6 (9.52%) Code Coverage
7 6 (9.52%) OO
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Release Management
7 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
8 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) System Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) C#
2 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) Java
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) HND
2 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
4 1 (1.59%) Zend