Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 98 158 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.10% 8.29% 8.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 9.28% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 84 143 196
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,850 £57,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.67% +5.63% -2.74%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,243 1,702 1,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 90.07% 89.30% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,096 1,494 1,697
South Wales median annual salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,875 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,349 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in South Wales

SDLC
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SDLC in South Wales

SDLC
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in South Wales

SDLC
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Cardiff +1 67 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Newport -16 16 £38,000 -1.30% 4
Torfaen +4 10 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Caerphilly -1 2 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
SDLC
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.88%) Scrum
3 37 (37.76%) .NET
4 33 (33.67%) C#
5 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.65%) AngularJS
6 28 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (28.57%) Finance
7 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.45%) MVC
9 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 20 (20.41%) DevOps
11 18 (18.37%) SQL
12 17 (17.35%) HTML
12 17 (17.35%) CSS
12 17 (17.35%) CMS
12 17 (17.35%) WCF
12 17 (17.35%) Umbraco
13 16 (16.33%) Fintech
14 15 (15.31%) jQuery
14 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
15 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
16 13 (13.27%) SOAP
16 13 (13.27%) OO
17 12 (12.24%) Project Management
17 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (12.24%) Kanban
17 12 (12.24%) QA
17 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (17.35%) CMS
1 17 (17.35%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Heroku
5 1 (1.02%) npm
5 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.04%) HPCC
5 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.20%) JMeter
3 10 (10.20%) Selenium
4 8 (8.16%) JIRA
5 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.10%) Subversion
7 4 (4.08%) Bugzilla
7 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.08%) NetBeans
7 4 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (4.08%) Zephyr
8 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.02%) Bower
10 1 (1.02%) Grunt
10 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Games
3 5 (5.10%) Advertising
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
5 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.39%) Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Systems Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.76%) .NET
2 32 (32.65%) AngularJS
3 17 (17.35%) CSS
3 17 (17.35%) HTML
3 17 (17.35%) WCF
4 15 (15.31%) jQuery
5 13 (13.27%) SOAP
6 9 (9.18%) Ionic Framework
6 9 (9.18%) Node.js
6 9 (9.18%) React
6 9 (9.18%) RESTful
7 8 (8.16%) Web Services
8 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (6.12%) RequireJS
9 6 (6.12%) REST
10 5 (5.10%) Spring
11 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Fintech
2 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Android
1 11 (11.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.88%) Scrum
3 22 (22.45%) MVC
4 20 (20.41%) DevOps
5 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 13 (13.27%) OO
8 12 (12.24%) Kanban
8 12 (12.24%) Project Management
8 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.16%) Defect Management
10 8 (8.16%) Process Improvement
10 8 (8.16%) Release Management
10 8 (8.16%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.16%) TDD
11 6 (6.12%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.12%) System Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) C#
2 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.37%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) Java
4 9 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.16%) PHP
6 6 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.04%) C
8 2 (2.04%) Python
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) HND
3 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.02%) ISEB
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) PMO
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) MISRA
3 1 (1.02%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.06%) Zend
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.02%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) Teradata