Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 36 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +31
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 53 52 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.13% 6.11% 9.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 6.68% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 89
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +8.33% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,750 £34,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.20%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 668 778 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 89.91% 91.42% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 577 662 962
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £42,028 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.07% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £62,375 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Somerset

SDLC
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Somerset

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Somerset

SDLC
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Bath +20 38 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Yeovil +2 6 £43,000 -25.22% 2
Clevedon - 4 £29,000 -
Taunton -4 1 £45,000 - 1
Wincanton - 1 £35,000 - 1
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Scrum
3 24 (45.28%) C#
4 20 (37.74%) SQL
5 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
6 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
7 16 (30.19%) HTML
8 15 (28.30%) Java
8 15 (28.30%) Degree
9 14 (26.42%) CSS
9 14 (26.42%) .NET
10 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
11 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
11 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
11 12 (22.64%) MVC
11 12 (22.64%) Selenium
11 12 (22.64%) jQuery
12 11 (20.75%) Ajax
13 10 (18.87%) ETL
13 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.87%) Azure
14 9 (16.98%) RESTful
14 9 (16.98%) Python
14 9 (16.98%) C++
15 8 (15.09%) Finance
15 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (15.09%) QA
16 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
16 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
16 7 (13.21%) ISTQB

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (7.55%) Apache
1 4 (7.55%) Tornado
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Azure
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
2 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
3 6 (11.32%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 5 (9.43%) TestComplete
4 5 (9.43%) TestRail
5 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.55%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.66%) Protractor
7 2 (3.77%) MSTest
7 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.77%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Aerospace
2 6 (11.32%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.55%) Military
4 3 (5.66%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Developer
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Development Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) HTML
2 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) CSS
3 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
4 12 (22.64%) jQuery
5 11 (20.75%) Ajax
6 9 (16.98%) RESTful
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.43%) WCF
9 4 (7.55%) JSP
9 4 (7.55%) Middleware
9 4 (7.55%) Spring
10 3 (5.66%) CSS3
10 3 (5.66%) JSON
10 3 (5.66%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) XML
11 2 (3.77%) HTML5
11 2 (3.77%) XSD
12 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Scrum
3 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
4 12 (22.64%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) ETL
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.32%) QMS
8 6 (11.32%) Quality Management
9 5 (9.43%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (9.43%) Case Management
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
9 5 (9.43%) Load Testing
9 5 (9.43%) OO
9 5 (9.43%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) C#
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.30%) Java
5 9 (16.98%) C++
5 9 (16.98%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
4 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) HND
6 3 (5.66%) IRCA
7 2 (3.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) ISO 22301
2 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
2 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft