Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -30 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 42 76 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.83% 8.40% 12.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 8.98% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 75 154
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,350 £26,075
90th Percentile £76,250 £55,000 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.26%

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 965 846 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.97% 93.48% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 797 742 1,052
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
3 16 (38.10%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.81%) DevOps
6 10 (23.81%) User Experience
7 9 (21.43%) User Stories
7 9 (21.43%) Java
8 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (14.29%) TDD
10 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) MVC
10 6 (14.29%) HTML
11 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
11 5 (11.90%) React
11 5 (11.90%) Customer-Centricity
11 5 (11.90%) CSS
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) UML
11 5 (11.90%) Degree
11 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.90%) WCF
12 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server

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 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.76%) GitHub
4 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Slack
4 2 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) DataStage
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) Redmine
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Product Owner
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) React Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior React Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) Web Services
3 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
5 5 (11.90%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) React
5 5 (11.90%) WCF
6 4 (9.52%) REST
6 4 (9.52%) RESTful
6 4 (9.52%) SOAP
6 4 (9.52%) XML
7 3 (7.14%) Django
7 3 (7.14%) JSON
7 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.14%) Spring
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.76%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (4.76%) React Native
8 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Fintech
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Android
1 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) User Stories
5 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.90%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Open Source
9 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) C
4 4 (9.52%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Java 8
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Cognos
2 2 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian