Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -23 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 41 66 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.14% 8.26% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 8.76% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 84
Cardiff median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £27,500 £24,475
90th Percentile £65,750 £51,150 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% -

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 868 753 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.68% 94.24% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 728 664 993
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,788 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,850
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) Degree
4 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 12 (29.27%) .NET
5 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (24.39%) Java
7 10 (24.39%) CSS
7 10 (24.39%) C#
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.95%) Web Development
8 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
8 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
8 9 (21.95%) DevOps
9 8 (19.51%) User Experience
9 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (19.51%) RESTful
9 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) PHP
10 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
10 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
11 6 (14.63%) JIRA
11 6 (14.63%) Change Management
11 6 (14.63%) Advertising
11 6 (14.63%) Python

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) G Suite
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.44%) Slack
4 1 (2.44%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Bugzilla
2 4 (9.76%) git-flow
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.44%) Redmine
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Advertising
3 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Development Manager
2 8 (19.51%) Software Development Manager
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Software Manager
3 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 3 (7.32%) PHP Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Python Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) .NET
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.51%) RESTful
7 6 (14.63%) REST
8 5 (12.20%) Django
8 5 (12.20%) JSON
9 4 (9.76%) jQuery
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.32%) RequireJS
10 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.88%) CSS3
11 2 (4.88%) HTML5
11 2 (4.88%) Node.js
11 2 (4.88%) OAuth
11 2 (4.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Web Development
5 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.07%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.20%) MVC
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.76%) Case Management
9 4 (9.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) PHP
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Java 8
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Apple
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Cognos
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Google