Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 38 47
Rank change year-on-year -35 +9 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 51 58 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.69% 6.12% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 6.78% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 60
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +35.71%
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 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 1,257 856 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 90.96% 90.30% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 739 835
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -35 21 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Poole -18 14 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Dorchester -8 11 £50,000 +48.15% 2
Weymouth +4 1 - -
Shaftesbury - 1 £50,000 -
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) .NET
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (39.22%) HTML
5 20 (39.22%) MVC
5 20 (39.22%) TDD
5 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (29.41%) jQuery
8 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (25.49%) HTML5
9 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
9 13 (25.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (25.49%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (25.49%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (25.49%) Front End Development
10 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
12 8 (15.69%) Python
12 8 (15.69%) Time Management
13 7 (13.73%) QA
13 7 (13.73%) Java
13 7 (13.73%) C
13 7 (13.73%) CSS
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server

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 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.96%) Ant
3 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.96%) dbdeploy
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Gradle
3 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.96%) Hudson
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
6 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
7 8 (15.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Agile Developer
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
11 4 (7.84%) Analyst
11 4 (7.84%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (5.88%) Information Manager
12 3 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) .NET
2 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (29.41%) jQuery
6 13 (25.49%) HTML5
6 13 (25.49%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (13.73%) CSS
8 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.84%) WinForms
10 2 (3.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 20 (39.22%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) Domain-Driven Design
3 13 (25.49%) Front End Development
3 13 (25.49%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.69%) Time Management
7 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.76%) Information Security
7 6 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
7 6 (11.76%) SIEM
7 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Internal Audit
9 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) Python
5 7 (13.73%) C
5 7 (13.73%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) CISA
2 6 (11.76%) CISM
2 6 (11.76%) CISSP
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (5.88%) GDPR
5 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) DevExpress
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.96%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter