Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 -10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 612 753 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.76% 7.37% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 8.08% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 513 601 484
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £29,100 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 9,687 9,321 10,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.25% 91.27% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,954 7,670 8,324
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 20 May 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 20 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
Bristol -8 295 £45,000 +5.88% 47
Gloucestershire +22 88 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Somerset -7 65 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Dorset -41 63 £35,000 -41.67% 10
Wiltshire +3 61 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Devon +9 39 £34,000 +4.62% 9
Cornwall -25 2 £55,000 - 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 376 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 248 (40.52%) C#
4 240 (39.22%) SQL
4 240 (39.22%) .NET
5 220 (35.95%) HTML
6 204 (33.33%) Java
7 174 (28.43%) CSS
8 167 (27.29%) Test Automation
9 152 (24.84%) Scrum
10 137 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (21.57%) Software Engineering
12 127 (20.75%) Selenium
13 121 (19.77%) SQL Server
14 114 (18.63%) Degree
15 110 (17.97%) MVC
16 99 (16.18%) JUnit
17 95 (15.52%) Finance
18 90 (14.71%) Git (software)
19 86 (14.05%) Linux
20 84 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (13.56%) ASP.NET
22 81 (13.24%) jQuery
22 81 (13.24%) Jasmine
23 80 (13.07%) C++
24 79 (12.91%) Oracle
24 79 (12.91%) Microsoft
25 76 (12.42%) TDD
26 72 (11.76%) Project Management
26 72 (11.76%) JIRA

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 28 (4.58%) IIS
2 26 (4.25%) Apache
2 26 (4.25%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.59%) Confluence
4 14 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.96%) JBoss
7 11 (1.80%) CMS
8 8 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.98%) Drupal
10 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.16%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.63%) SaaS
4 8 (1.31%) Slack
5 6 (0.98%) npm
5 6 (0.98%) NuGet
6 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.65%) Taleo
7 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.49%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.10%) SMS
2 5 (0.82%) 5G
2 5 (0.82%) Internet
2 5 (0.82%) Wireless
3 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.65%) Network Security
4 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) SS7
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 28 (4.58%) NoSQL
3 28 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (3.92%) MySQL
6 21 (3.43%) Big Data
7 20 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.29%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.80%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.47%) GIS
13 8 (1.31%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 127 (20.75%) Selenium
2 99 (16.18%) JUnit
3 90 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 81 (13.24%) Jasmine
5 72 (11.76%) JIRA
6 70 (11.44%) Protractor
7 66 (10.78%) TestNG
8 53 (8.66%) Jenkins
9 30 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (4.25%) Cucumber
11 22 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (3.59%) Visual Studio
12 17 (2.78%) Maven
13 13 (2.12%) GitLab
13 13 (2.12%) JMeter
13 13 (2.12%) Subversion
14 12 (1.96%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.47%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.31%) Gradle
17 7 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 95 (15.52%) Finance
2 32 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.29%) Retail
5 13 (2.12%) Electronics
6 12 (1.96%) Marketing
7 11 (1.80%) Games
8 9 (1.47%) Military
9 8 (1.31%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.31%) Banking
9 8 (1.31%) Legal
10 7 (1.14%) Automotive
11 4 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.49%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Avionics
13 2 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 265 (43.30%) Developer
2 88 (14.38%) Analyst
3 81 (13.24%) .NET Developer
3 81 (13.24%) Java Developer
4 75 (12.25%) C# Developer
5 70 (11.44%) Software Engineer
6 66 (10.78%) Software Developer
7 56 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (7.84%) Business Analyst
9 46 (7.52%) Tester
10 45 (7.35%) Test Engineer
11 43 (7.03%) Senior Developer
12 33 (5.39%) Project Manager
13 31 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
13 31 (5.07%) Test Automation Engineer
14 29 (4.74%) Developer in Test
14 29 (4.74%) Junior
15 28 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (4.25%) Test Analyst
17 24 (3.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (39.22%) .NET
2 220 (35.95%) HTML
3 174 (28.43%) CSS
4 83 (13.56%) ASP.NET
5 81 (13.24%) jQuery
6 72 (11.76%) HTML5
7 71 (11.60%) .NET Framework
8 66 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (10.29%) AngularJS
10 49 (8.01%) XML
11 47 (7.68%) Entity Framework
12 40 (6.54%) Web Services
13 39 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (6.05%) Spring
15 32 (5.23%) REST
16 28 (4.58%) Ajax
16 28 (4.58%) Hibernate
17 17 (2.78%) Node.js
18 16 (2.61%) Java EE
19 14 (2.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 48 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.41%) User Experience
5 18 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.31%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (1.31%) Fintech
8 8 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.82%) W3C
11 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.65%) PKI
12 3 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.49%) NHS
12 3 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (14.05%) Linux
2 37 (6.05%) Windows
3 16 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (2.61%) Unix
4 14 (2.29%) Android
5 12 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (27.29%) Test Automation
3 152 (24.84%) Scrum
4 137 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (21.57%) Software Engineering
6 110 (17.97%) MVC
7 76 (12.42%) TDD
8 72 (11.76%) Project Management
9 70 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (10.95%) OO
10 67 (10.95%) Open Source
11 55 (8.99%) Configuration Management
12 51 (8.33%) DevOps
13 47 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (7.19%) Waterfall
15 41 (6.70%) BDD
15 41 (6.70%) Mentoring
16 39 (6.37%) Context-Driven Testing
17 38 (6.21%) Software Delivery
17 38 (6.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 252 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 248 (40.52%) C#
3 240 (39.22%) SQL
4 204 (33.33%) Java
5 80 (13.07%) C++
6 71 (11.60%) C
7 56 (9.15%) Python
8 36 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 32 (5.23%) PHP
10 20 (3.27%) Ruby
11 14 (2.29%) Perl
12 13 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.63%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.63%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.47%) Embedded C
16 8 (1.31%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.98%) Ada
17 6 (0.98%) Scala
17 6 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (18.63%) Degree
2 60 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.07%) ISTQB
5 29 (4.74%) ISEB
6 25 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.33%) CISSP
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.33%) SSCP
13 1 (0.16%) CIPD
13 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.16%) PMP
13 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.68%) QA
2 8 (1.31%) GDPR
2 8 (1.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.65%) PMO
4 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.12%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (3.76%) Puppet
2 14 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.63%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.47%) Kibana
5 2 (0.33%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (12.91%) Microsoft
1 79 (12.91%) Oracle
2 22 (3.59%) SAP
3 11 (1.80%) Informatica
3 11 (1.80%) Siebel
4 9 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (1.31%) Google
6 7 (1.14%) Zend
7 6 (0.98%) Capita
7 6 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.82%) Syncsort
9 4 (0.65%) CA
9 4 (0.65%) IBM
9 4 (0.65%) Micro Focus
9 4 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.49%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.33%) Gemalto
11 2 (0.33%) Talend
11 2 (0.33%) Xamarin