Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 24 14
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10 +9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 68 122 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.71% 8.04% 11.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 8.80% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 53 116 263
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,500 £26,675
90th Percentile £68,500 £55,000 £66,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%

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 1,297 1,386 2,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.82% 91.36% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 1,217 1,777
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -19 51 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Newport +6 9 £37,500 +19.05%
Torfaen -6 2 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Bridgend -4 1 £70,000 +81.82% 2
Caerphilly -11 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
SDLC
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Finance
3 19 (27.94%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) Scrum
4 16 (23.53%) DevOps
5 15 (22.06%) .NET
6 14 (20.59%) Web Services
6 14 (20.59%) Java
7 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 12 (17.65%) SQL
9 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.18%) User Stories
10 10 (14.71%) User Experience
11 9 (13.24%) TDD
11 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (13.24%) REST
12 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.76%) MVC
13 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (10.29%) Degree
13 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.82%) React
14 6 (8.82%) Fintech
14 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
14 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (7.35%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.94%) GitHub
4 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Slack
4 2 (2.94%) Trello
5 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) DataStage
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) JMeter
2 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.94%) CircleCI
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Product Owner
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) Web Services
3 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.24%) REST
5 6 (8.82%) HTML
5 6 (8.82%) React
5 6 (8.82%) WCF
6 5 (7.35%) CSS
6 5 (7.35%) SOAP
7 4 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.88%) RESTful
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.41%) Ionic Framework
8 3 (4.41%) React Native
8 3 (4.41%) Spring
8 3 (4.41%) XML
9 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.94%) JSON
9 2 (2.94%) RxJS
9 2 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Fintech
4 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Android
1 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) CentOS
3 1 (1.47%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Scrum
3 16 (23.53%) DevOps
4 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.18%) User Stories
6 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.24%) TDD
7 8 (11.76%) MVC
8 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.82%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.82%) UML
10 5 (7.35%) Agile Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Analytics
10 5 (7.35%) API Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Customer-Centricity
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) C#
2 14 (20.59%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (8.82%) C
4 6 (8.82%) Ruby
5 4 (5.88%) PHP
6 3 (4.41%) Java 8
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.47%) Go
8 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) MCSA
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) COBIT
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
1 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.41%) Tableau
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) VMware