Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 114 212 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.01% 9.90% 9.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 10.97% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 196 204
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £49,950 £61,250 £49,625
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% -

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 1257 1932 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.27% 90.24% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1727 1745
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,850
90th Percentile £55,800 £55,349 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +4.17% +2.86%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 0 73 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Torfaen +11 17 £35,000 +2.94%
Caerphilly +1 12 £40,000 +37.93%
Newport -21 11 £38,000 -15.56% 1
Neath Port Talbot +6 2 £36,750 -10.37%
SDLC
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 87 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.72%) Scrum
2 43 (37.72%) .NET
3 37 (32.46%) Finance
4 35 (30.70%) C#
5 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.19%) AngularJS
7 26 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (21.93%) CSS
9 24 (21.05%) MVC
9 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 23 (20.18%) HTML
10 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
11 21 (18.42%) Waterfall
11 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 19 (16.67%) jQuery
13 18 (15.79%) SQL
13 18 (15.79%) DevOps
14 17 (14.91%) WCF
15 16 (14.04%) OO
16 15 (13.16%) CMS
16 15 (13.16%) Umbraco
17 14 (12.28%) Visual Studio
17 14 (12.28%) Java
17 14 (12.28%) Node.js
18 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
19 12 (10.53%) Fintech
19 12 (10.53%) TDD
20 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (9.65%) SOAP

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 15 (13.16%) CMS
1 15 (13.16%) Umbraco
2 9 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (5.26%) IIS
4 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) MTS
5 3 (2.63%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Heroku
4 1 (0.88%) npm
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.75%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) HPCC
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.28%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.14%) Selenium
4 6 (5.26%) JMeter
5 5 (4.39%) JIRA
6 3 (2.63%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.63%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.63%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.63%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) Grunt
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.14%) Advertising
4 6 (5.26%) Games
5 4 (3.51%) Retail
6 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.75%) Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.30%) Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.14%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Systems Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.72%) .NET
2 31 (27.19%) AngularJS
3 25 (21.93%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) HTML
5 19 (16.67%) jQuery
6 17 (14.91%) WCF
7 14 (12.28%) Node.js
8 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.65%) SOAP
9 8 (7.02%) React
9 8 (7.02%) RESTful
9 8 (7.02%) Spring
10 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (6.14%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.26%) Ionic Framework
11 6 (5.26%) JSON
11 6 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (5.26%) RequireJS
11 6 (5.26%) Web Services
12 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Fintech
2 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.26%) User Experience
5 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Android
1 8 (7.02%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.72%) Scrum
3 24 (21.05%) MVC
4 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.42%) Waterfall
5 18 (15.79%) DevOps
6 16 (14.04%) OO
7 12 (10.53%) TDD
8 11 (9.65%) Project Management
8 11 (9.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (9.65%) UML
8 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Contingency Planning
9 10 (8.77%) Kanban
9 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
9 10 (8.77%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.89%) ITIL
10 9 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) C#
2 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.79%) SQL
4 14 (12.28%) Java
5 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.14%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.39%) PHP
9 4 (3.51%) C
9 4 (3.51%) Python
10 3 (2.63%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) Go
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) R
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
1 6 (5.26%) HND
1 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.88%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Teradata
4 1 (0.88%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) Zend