Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 33 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 38 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.14% 7.31% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 8.14% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 37
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,497 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £54,750 £50,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 459 614 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.28% 89.77% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 340 557 488
Devon median annual salary £39,494 £36,742 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.49% +4.98% -
10th Percentile £23,779 £23,649 £23,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Devon

SDLC
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Devon

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Devon over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Devon

SDLC
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +16 22 £34,000 +25.93% 3
Exeter -7 11 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Newton Abbot - 3 - -
Paignton - 1 £44,500 -
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 18 (47.37%) C++
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
5 12 (31.58%) PHP
6 11 (28.95%) SMS
6 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) C
8 8 (21.05%) Java
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.05%) JIRA
9 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
9 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.42%) OO
9 7 (18.42%) ISEB
9 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
9 7 (18.42%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) Aerospace
9 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.79%) Ada
10 6 (15.79%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
11 5 (13.16%) CSS

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) SMS
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Concordion
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.26%) Gradle
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
2 7 (18.42%) Developer in Test
2 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Software Tester
2 7 (18.42%) Test Automation Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Tester
3 6 (15.79%) Graduate
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Software Manager
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) MFC
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.89%) Physics
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) RUP
9 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) C++
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) PHP
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) C
6 8 (21.05%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) Ada
8 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) AWK
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.79%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Intel
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Talend