Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 16
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 72 128 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.52% 8.08% 10.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 9.08% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 62 120 241
South Wales median annual salary £37,750 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,125 £57,500 £60,250
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.30% +1.32% +1.33%

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 1,197 1,409 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.79% 88.90% 84.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 1,211 1,711
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -14 50 £39,250 -1.88% 6
Newport -2 13 £36,500 +12.31% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £35,000 -
Caerphilly -4 1 £35,000 -4.76%
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
SDLC
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) Finance
3 23 (31.94%) C#
3 23 (31.94%) Scrum
4 20 (27.78%) .NET
5 18 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (23.61%) MVC
7 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 14 (19.44%) DevOps
9 12 (16.67%) Java
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.28%) PHP
10 11 (15.28%) Fintech
11 10 (13.89%) WCF
11 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (13.89%) HTML
11 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
11 10 (13.89%) Web Services
12 9 (12.50%) CSS
12 9 (12.50%) TDD
12 9 (12.50%) CMS
12 9 (12.50%) Degree
12 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.11%) RESTful
13 8 (11.11%) REST
13 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.11%) SOAP
13 8 (11.11%) SQL

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 9 (12.50%) CMS
2 7 (9.72%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) HPCC
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.72%) JMeter
3 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) JIRA
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.39%) Maven
8 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) Business Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 18 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (13.89%) HTML
3 10 (13.89%) WCF
3 10 (13.89%) Web Services
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (11.11%) REST
5 8 (11.11%) RESTful
5 8 (11.11%) SOAP
6 7 (9.72%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.56%) Spring
8 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.17%) jQuery
8 3 (4.17%) React
8 3 (4.17%) RxJS
9 2 (2.78%) JSON
9 2 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Fintech
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Android
1 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Scrum
3 17 (23.61%) MVC
4 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 14 (19.44%) DevOps
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Project Management
8 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.94%) Agile Testing
9 5 (6.94%) API Testing
9 5 (6.94%) BDD
9 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
10 4 (5.56%) Analytics
10 4 (5.56%) OO
10 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.67%) Java
4 11 (15.28%) PHP
5 8 (11.11%) SQL
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) C
8 3 (4.17%) C++
8 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) Go
9 1 (1.39%) Java 8
9 1 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Zend
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.39%) Informatica
4 1 (1.39%) Teradata