Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 569 662 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.62% 6.39% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 7.01% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 478 576 629
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,338 9,442 9,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.15% 91.19% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,485 7,784 8,275
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the South West

SDLC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SDLC in the South West

SDLC
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in the South West

SDLC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bristol +5 308 £47,500 +11.76% 54
Gloucestershire +22 84 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Somerset -6 67 £45,000 -4.26% 9
Wiltshire 0 54 £42,500 -10.53% 12
Dorset -24 46 £38,750 +10.71% 16
Devon -14 9 £37,500 +11.11% 8
Cornwall -13 1 £31,500 -37.00% 4
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 353 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (34.62%) .NET
3 195 (34.27%) Java
3 195 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 194 (34.09%) C#
4 194 (34.09%) HTML
5 190 (33.39%) SQL
6 150 (26.36%) Software Engineering
7 138 (24.25%) CSS
8 131 (23.02%) Scrum
9 126 (22.14%) Finance
10 94 (16.52%) SQL Server
10 94 (16.52%) Microsoft
11 92 (16.17%) Degree
12 86 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
13 80 (14.06%) Oracle
14 79 (13.88%) MVC
14 79 (13.88%) Test Automation
15 76 (13.36%) TDD
15 76 (13.36%) Python
16 71 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
17 70 (12.30%) Linux
18 69 (12.13%) C++
18 69 (12.13%) Selenium
19 63 (11.07%) AngularJS
20 61 (10.72%) Windows
21 60 (10.54%) JUnit
21 60 (10.54%) Security Cleared
22 59 (10.37%) OO
23 56 (9.84%) Analytical Skills

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (3.69%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.34%) Apache
3 14 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.93%) CMS
6 8 (1.41%) Drupal
7 7 (1.23%) Confluence
7 7 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.70%) IIS
10 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.53%) WordPress
11 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
4 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.35%) Endur
3 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.35%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.34%) SaaS
4 5 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Datadog
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.35%) NuGet
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Serverless
8 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) Firewall
2 6 (1.05%) VoIP
3 4 (0.70%) Network Security
4 3 (0.53%) DHCP
4 3 (0.53%) DNS
4 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.53%) IPsec
4 3 (0.53%) SMS
4 3 (0.53%) VPN
4 3 (0.53%) Wireless
4 3 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.35%) AMQP
5 2 (0.35%) Extranet
5 2 (0.35%) Internet
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.18%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.26%) MySQL
3 34 (5.98%) MongoDB
4 29 (5.10%) Oracle Database
5 28 (4.92%) Big Data
6 25 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.46%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.88%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 69 (12.13%) Selenium
2 60 (10.54%) JUnit
3 36 (6.33%) JIRA
4 35 (6.15%) Git (software)
5 31 (5.45%) Protractor
6 29 (5.10%) Jasmine
6 29 (5.10%) TestNG
7 26 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (4.39%) Visual Studio
9 24 (4.22%) Maven
10 15 (2.64%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.64%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.41%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.05%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.05%) Subversion
14 5 (0.88%) Ant
14 5 (0.88%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.88%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 126 (22.14%) Finance
2 48 (8.44%) Electronics
2 48 (8.44%) Marketing
3 46 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 42 (7.38%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.99%) Retail
6 15 (2.64%) Military
7 14 (2.46%) Games
8 11 (1.93%) Law
9 7 (1.23%) Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (44.11%) Developer
2 92 (16.17%) Analyst
3 81 (14.24%) Software Engineer
4 76 (13.36%) .NET Developer
5 67 (11.78%) Software Developer
6 61 (10.72%) Java Developer
7 50 (8.79%) C# Developer
8 45 (7.91%) Senior Developer
9 39 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 36 (6.33%) Business Analyst
10 36 (6.33%) Graduate
11 32 (5.62%) Test Analyst
12 28 (4.92%) Junior
13 27 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (4.57%) Architect
15 23 (4.04%) Applications Developer
15 23 (4.04%) Junior Developer
16 22 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
16 22 (3.87%) Graduate Developer
17 21 (3.69%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (34.62%) .NET
2 194 (34.09%) HTML
3 138 (24.25%) CSS
4 63 (11.07%) AngularJS
5 54 (9.49%) React
6 50 (8.79%) Node.js
7 48 (8.44%) XML
8 46 (8.08%) Spring
9 45 (7.91%) Web Services
10 44 (7.73%) ASP.NET
11 43 (7.56%) HTML5
12 38 (6.68%) J2EE
13 37 (6.50%) .NET Framework
14 36 (6.33%) jQuery
14 36 (6.33%) RESTful
15 32 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (5.10%) REST
17 26 (4.57%) SOAP
18 25 (4.39%) Entity Framework
19 24 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 38 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.69%) Algorithms
5 19 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.16%) User Experience
7 17 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.46%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.11%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.05%) PKI
13 5 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.88%) NHS
14 4 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.53%) Cybercrime
15 3 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.30%) Linux
2 61 (10.72%) Windows
3 10 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.23%) Unix
5 5 (0.88%) Android
6 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (26.36%) Software Engineering
3 131 (23.02%) Scrum
4 86 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (13.88%) MVC
5 79 (13.88%) Test Automation
6 76 (13.36%) TDD
7 71 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (10.37%) OO
9 52 (9.14%) Project Management
10 46 (8.08%) Software Delivery
11 45 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (7.56%) Programme Management
12 43 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 40 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
13 40 (7.03%) SOA
14 38 (6.68%) Mentoring
15 37 (6.50%) Mathematics
16 36 (6.33%) Waterfall
17 35 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (34.27%) Java
1 195 (34.27%) JavaScript
2 194 (34.09%) C#
3 190 (33.39%) SQL
4 76 (13.36%) Python
5 69 (12.13%) C++
6 38 (6.68%) C
7 24 (4.22%) PHP
7 24 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.69%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.64%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.93%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.93%) Ruby
10 11 (1.93%) Scala
10 11 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.41%) VB
12 7 (1.23%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.23%) Java 8
13 6 (1.05%) Go
13 6 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (16.17%) Degree
2 60 (10.54%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.64%) ISEB
6 14 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.05%) CISA
9 6 (1.05%) CISM
9 6 (1.05%) CISSP
10 5 (0.88%) PMP
11 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.35%) CCNA
12 2 (0.35%) MBA
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.35%) RHCE
12 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.04%) QA
2 10 (1.76%) GDPR
2 10 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (0.88%) WCAG
5 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.70%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.18%) MISRA
6 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.23%) Docker
3 3 (0.53%) Firmware
3 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.53%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.05%) Ansible
2 5 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.88%) WMI
3 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.53%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.35%) Packer
4 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 94 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.06%) Oracle
3 40 (7.03%) SAP
4 17 (2.99%) Google
5 10 (1.76%) Informatica
5 10 (1.76%) VMware
6 9 (1.58%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.41%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.05%) Siebel
9 5 (0.88%) IBM
10 4 (0.70%) Cisco
10 4 (0.70%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.70%) HP
10 4 (0.70%) Tableau
11 3 (0.53%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (0.35%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.35%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.35%) Splunk
12 2 (0.35%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.35%) Zend