Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 67 112 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.12% 7.92% 10.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 8.66% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 102 207
South Wales median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £26,550
90th Percentile £67,000 £51,150 £65,000
Wales median annual salary £45,500 £38,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +19.74% +4.83% -2.03%

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 1,420 1,293 1,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.28% 91.44% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,149 1,762
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -36 43 £47,500 +26.67% 8
Newport +12 11 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Torfaen -10 6 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Bridgend - 3 £62,500 - 5
Neath Port Talbot +4 1 £35,000 -4.76%
Caerphilly -10 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £57,500 -
SDLC
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Finance
3 22 (32.84%) Scrum
4 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.88%) Degree
5 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
6 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (20.90%) DevOps
7 14 (20.90%) .NET
7 14 (20.90%) Web Services
8 12 (17.91%) C#
8 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.42%) HTML
9 11 (16.42%) Java
9 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
9 11 (16.42%) User Experience
10 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.93%) SQL
10 10 (14.93%) CSS
10 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.94%) Python
12 8 (11.94%) Web Development
12 8 (11.94%) User Stories
12 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.45%) React
13 7 (10.45%) React Native
13 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 3 (4.48%) Slack
4 3 (4.48%) Trello
5 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.99%) Office 365
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.49%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.99%) DataStage
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) JIRA
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
5 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.48%) webpack
6 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.99%) Babel
6 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.99%) Redmine
6 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.49%) JMeter
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
7 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
3 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Development Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Product Owner
4 5 (7.46%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) .NET
1 14 (20.90%) Web Services
2 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
2 11 (16.42%) HTML
3 10 (14.93%) CSS
4 7 (10.45%) React
4 7 (10.45%) React Native
5 5 (7.46%) Django
5 5 (7.46%) REST
5 5 (7.46%) XML
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.97%) jQuery
6 4 (5.97%) Redux
6 4 (5.97%) RESTful
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.48%) JSON
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.99%) Spring
8 2 (2.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.97%) Wiki
5 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.48%) Fintech
6 2 (2.99%) Digital TV
6 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) IPTV
7 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Android
1 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) CentOS
4 2 (2.99%) DC/OS
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Scrum
3 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.90%) DevOps
5 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.94%) User Stories
7 8 (11.94%) Web Development
8 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.45%) Project Management
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.46%) Data Security
10 5 (7.46%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (7.46%) ETL
10 5 (7.46%) MVC
10 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.91%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 8 (11.94%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) C
6 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.48%) ES6
7 3 (4.48%) Java 8
7 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.97%) MCSA
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
1 4 (5.97%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Packer
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.97%) Tableau
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Apple
4 2 (2.99%) Cognos
4 2 (2.99%) Twitter
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) New Relic
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk