Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 51 90 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.13% 8.60% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 9.47% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 88 137
Cardiff median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,625 £55,000 £64,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 908 950 1,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.35% 90.82% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 778 831 1,014
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Finance
3 18 (35.29%) Scrum
4 13 (25.49%) C#
5 12 (23.53%) .NET
5 12 (23.53%) DevOps
6 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.57%) User Experience
7 10 (19.61%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
8 9 (17.65%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) TDD
9 8 (15.69%) User Stories
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) MVC
11 6 (11.76%) C
11 6 (11.76%) PHP
11 6 (11.76%) SQL
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (11.76%) REST
11 6 (11.76%) React
11 6 (11.76%) Fintech
12 5 (9.80%) Customer-Centricity
12 5 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
12 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (9.80%) Analytics
12 5 (9.80%) Ruby

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 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.92%) GitHub
4 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.92%) Slack
4 2 (3.92%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) DataStage
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) HPCC
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.84%) JMeter
1 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
1 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) CircleCI
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Product Owner
4 6 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
3 10 (19.61%) Web Services
4 6 (11.76%) React
4 6 (11.76%) REST
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.88%) RESTful
7 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) WCF
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.92%) Django
8 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.92%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (3.92%) React Native
8 2 (3.92%) RxJS
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) User Experience
2 6 (11.76%) Fintech
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Android
1 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Scrum
3 12 (23.53%) DevOps
4 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.69%) TDD
5 8 (15.69%) User Stories
6 7 (13.73%) MVC
7 5 (9.80%) Analytics
7 5 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (9.80%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Testing
8 4 (7.84%) API Testing
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.84%) Web Development
9 3 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) C
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Go
7 1 (1.96%) Java 8
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Cognos
3 2 (3.92%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Zend