Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 52 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 +8
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 3 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.55% 1.93% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.09% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 11
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £29,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,575 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +17.28% -2.41%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 180 383 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.26% 92.51% 92.11%
Number of salaries quoted 161 333 182
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Chester

SDLC
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Chester region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft