Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 49 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.48% 5.18% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 5.75% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 52
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £30,250 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,125 £56,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,296 783 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 92.11% 90.10% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 696 824
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Dorset

SDLC
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Dorset

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Dorset over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Dorset

SDLC
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Bournemouth -24 28 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Poole -15 16 £32,500 -17.72% 1
Dorchester -10 1 £50,000 +73.91% 6
Shaftesbury - 1 £50,000 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £34,000 -
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 37 (75.51%) C#
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (71.43%) HTML
3 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 35 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 34 (69.39%) MVC
4 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
6 28 (57.14%) jQuery
7 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (42.86%) SQL
9 19 (38.78%) CSS
10 18 (36.73%) TDD
11 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (32.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (32.65%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (32.65%) HTML5
12 16 (32.65%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (32.65%) Front End Development
13 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
14 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (24.49%) Ajax
15 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
15 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
15 11 (22.45%) IIS
15 11 (22.45%) AngularJS

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 11 (22.45%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Ant
2 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.04%) dbdeploy
2 1 (2.04%) Gradle
2 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Software Developer
3 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Software Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) QA Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 35 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 35 (71.43%) HTML
3 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (57.14%) jQuery
5 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (38.78%) CSS
7 16 (32.65%) HTML5
7 16 (32.65%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (24.49%) Ajax
9 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.08%) SOAP
13 1 (2.04%) REST
13 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) MVC
3 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 16 (32.65%) Domain-Driven Design
4 16 (32.65%) Front End Development
4 16 (32.65%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Time Management
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Compliance Audit
9 2 (4.08%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CISA
2 2 (4.08%) CISM
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter