Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 43 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 +5
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 12 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.40% 6.11% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 6.64% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 46
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -17.24% -14.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,896 £26,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £41,607 £46,875
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 443 557 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.42% 91.91% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 334 487 544
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Exeter +2 6 £30,000 +4.93% 1
Plymouth -4 6 £40,250 +5.54% 4
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Devon region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SMS
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Unified Process
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) RUP
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Physics
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Unified Process
6 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)