Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 5 1 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in North Wales 6.76% 1.85% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 1.92% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
10th Percentile £29,900 " £40,100
25th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.29% -10.53% +22.58%
75th Percentile £36,500 £43,750 £55,250
90th Percentile " " £58,100
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.92%

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 North Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 91.89% 96.30% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 44
10th Percentile £29,675 £26,250 £25,725
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,250 £30,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +24.14%
75th Percentile £46,875 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,000 £56,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in North Wales

SDLC
Salary Trend in North Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in North Wales.

Salary trend for SDLC in North Wales

SDLC
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
Flintshire +8 3 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Wrexham - 1 £30,000 - 1
Denbighshire - 1 £32,500 -
SDLC
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 North Wales region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Java 8
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Postman
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Postman
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft