Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -31 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 44 71 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.81% 8.71% 11.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 9.31% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 143
Cardiff median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.38% +10.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,400 £25,400
90th Percentile £68,875 £53,500 £65,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 1,000 763 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.51% 93.62% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 823 678 1,138
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Finance
3 20 (45.45%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Web Services
5 11 (25.00%) C#
5 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (25.00%) User Experience
6 10 (22.73%) DevOps
6 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 10 (22.73%) .NET
7 9 (20.45%) HTML
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (20.45%) User Stories
8 8 (18.18%) Java
9 7 (15.91%) CSS
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
10 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.36%) TDD
11 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.36%) JIRA
11 5 (11.36%) Web Development
11 5 (11.36%) Python
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) MVC
11 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.36%) REST
11 5 (11.36%) React

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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.82%) GitHub
3 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.82%) Slack
3 3 (6.82%) Trello
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) DataStage
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) CircleCI
3 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.27%) JMeter
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Redmine
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Product Owner
3 5 (11.36%) Development Manager
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Web Services
2 10 (22.73%) .NET
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.91%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) React
5 5 (11.36%) REST
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.09%) Django
6 4 (9.09%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) React Native
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.55%) RequireJS
8 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Fintech
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.55%) Wiki
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Android
1 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Scrum
3 10 (22.73%) DevOps
3 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.45%) User Stories
5 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.36%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (9.09%) Open Source
8 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C#
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) Java 8
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Google
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Cognos
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Twitter
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian