Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 -15
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 359 599 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.44% 5.94% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 6.41% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 297 524 499
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,600 £30,075 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,650 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 7,306 9,341 9,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.34% 92.66% 91.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5,929 7,316 7,611
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,787 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 -22 101 £45,000 - 24
Gloucestershire -15 77 £49,000 -10.91% 17
Wiltshire -1 48 £48,750 +19.63% 9
Somerset -1 46 £38,300 -23.40% 6
Dorset -8 40 £37,500 - 7
Devon +6 38 £37,245 -0.68% 13
Cornwall - 7 £45,000 -
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 195 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (36.77%) C#
3 120 (33.43%) JavaScript
4 114 (31.75%) Software Engineering
5 107 (29.81%) SQL
6 101 (28.13%) .NET
7 87 (24.23%) Java
8 81 (22.56%) Scrum
9 78 (21.73%) C++
10 74 (20.61%) HTML
10 74 (20.61%) OO
11 72 (20.06%) Linux
12 71 (19.78%) CSS
13 68 (18.94%) DevOps
14 66 (18.38%) Test Automation
15 61 (16.99%) Degree
15 61 (16.99%) Python
16 59 (16.43%) MVC
16 59 (16.43%) jQuery
16 59 (16.43%) AngularJS
17 58 (16.16%) Windows
18 56 (15.60%) C
19 53 (14.76%) TDD
20 52 (14.48%) Finance
20 52 (14.48%) SQL Server
21 50 (13.93%) Microsoft
22 49 (13.65%) Security Cleared
23 48 (13.37%) Unit Testing
24 46 (12.81%) Azure
25 43 (11.98%) ASP.NET

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 14 (3.90%) Apache
2 9 (2.51%) Tornado
3 8 (2.23%) IIS
4 6 (1.67%) JBoss
5 5 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.84%) CMS
6 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 3 (0.84%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.56%) Moodle
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.81%) Azure
2 28 (7.80%) AWS
3 16 (4.46%) SaaS
4 13 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.62%) GCP
5 9 (2.51%) PaaS
6 7 (1.95%) Serverless
7 6 (1.67%) Azure Functions
7 6 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.67%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.11%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (1.11%) npm
8 4 (1.11%) Office 365
9 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.56%) NuGet
10 1 (0.28%) Apigee
10 1 (0.28%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) IaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.74%) Tactical Data Link
2 3 (0.84%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.56%) Modbus
3 2 (0.56%) Profibus
3 2 (0.56%) RS-232
3 2 (0.56%) RS-485
3 2 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (0.56%) TETRA
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (6.96%) Big Data
3 25 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.13%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.57%) MySQL
6 12 (3.34%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.39%) MS Access
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (6.69%) JIRA
1 24 (6.69%) Selenium
2 23 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.01%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (3.62%) Cucumber
5 11 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.51%) Eclipse RCP
8 6 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.39%) Postman
9 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.11%) Buildbot
10 4 (1.11%) CMake
10 4 (1.11%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.11%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.11%) NeoLoad
10 4 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (14.48%) Finance
2 28 (7.80%) Aerospace
3 17 (4.74%) Military
4 16 (4.46%) Legal
5 14 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.62%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.06%) Retail
8 7 (1.95%) Electronics
8 7 (1.95%) Marketing
9 5 (1.39%) Law
9 5 (1.39%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (33.43%) Developer
2 81 (22.56%) Software Engineer
3 53 (14.76%) .NET Developer
3 53 (14.76%) Analyst
4 45 (12.53%) Software Developer
5 44 (12.26%) C# Developer
6 34 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (7.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (7.80%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (5.01%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.74%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (4.18%) Java Engineer
12 14 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (3.90%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (3.62%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.34%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (28.13%) .NET
2 74 (20.61%) HTML
3 71 (19.78%) CSS
4 59 (16.43%) AngularJS
4 59 (16.43%) jQuery
5 43 (11.98%) ASP.NET
5 43 (11.98%) React
6 36 (10.03%) RESTful
7 35 (9.75%) .NET Framework
8 33 (9.19%) Node.js
9 30 (8.36%) JSON
10 27 (7.52%) Web Services
11 26 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (6.69%) HTML5
13 20 (5.57%) Ajax
14 19 (5.29%) XML
15 16 (4.46%) CSS3
16 14 (3.90%) JSP
16 14 (3.90%) Middleware
17 11 (3.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.79%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.51%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.23%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.67%) VHDL
9 5 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.11%) User Experience
11 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.84%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.06%) Linux
2 58 (16.16%) Windows
3 18 (5.01%) Unix
4 5 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.11%) CentOS
5 4 (1.11%) Fedora
5 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.84%) Android
6 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.75%) Software Engineering
3 81 (22.56%) Scrum
4 74 (20.61%) OO
5 68 (18.94%) DevOps
6 66 (18.38%) Test Automation
7 59 (16.43%) MVC
8 53 (14.76%) TDD
9 48 (13.37%) Unit Testing
10 43 (11.98%) UML
11 38 (10.58%) Project Management
12 29 (8.08%) OOD
12 29 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (8.08%) Software Testing
13 26 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (6.69%) Time Management
15 23 (6.41%) Business Analysis
15 23 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (6.41%) CRM
16 22 (6.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 132 (36.77%) C#
2 120 (33.43%) JavaScript
3 107 (29.81%) SQL
4 87 (24.23%) Java
5 78 (21.73%) C++
6 61 (16.99%) Python
7 56 (15.60%) C
8 23 (6.41%) T-SQL
9 18 (5.01%) PHP
10 17 (4.74%) TypeScript
11 16 (4.46%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.34%) Go
13 11 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.06%) Ruby
14 9 (2.51%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.23%) Apple Swift
15 8 (2.23%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.95%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.67%) Delphi
18 5 (1.39%) ES6
Qualifications
1 61 (16.99%) Degree
2 49 (13.65%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.18%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.79%) CISSP
5 10 (2.79%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.23%) ISEB
6 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.67%) CISA
8 6 (1.67%) CISM
9 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.11%) CCNA
10 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.11%) GIAC
10 4 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (1.11%) MCSE
10 4 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.11%) SANS
10 4 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.19%) QA
2 8 (2.23%) NIST
3 7 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.39%) GDPR
6 3 (0.84%) MISRA
6 3 (0.84%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 28 (7.80%) Docker
2 7 (1.95%) VirtualBox
2 7 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.11%) NFS
3 4 (1.11%) Samba
3 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.69%) Ansible
2 23 (6.41%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (1.95%) Puppet
5 4 (1.11%) Nagios
5 4 (1.11%) OpenNMS
5 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.11%) Terraform
5 4 (1.11%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.11%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.28%) Cloudify
6 1 (0.28%) Istio
Vendors
1 50 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.41%) Atlassian
3 22 (6.13%) Oracle
4 11 (3.06%) VMware
5 6 (1.67%) Apple
6 4 (1.11%) Cadence
6 4 (1.11%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.11%) Dell
6 4 (1.11%) EMC
6 4 (1.11%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.11%) NetApp
6 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.11%) SAP
6 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.56%) DocuSign
8 2 (0.56%) Teradata
9 1 (0.28%) McAfee
9 1 (0.28%) Netezza
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com