Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 33 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 0
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 566 736 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.60% 7.10% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 7.90% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 490 627 519
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £65,000
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 8,992 9,316 10,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.90% 89.90% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,326 7,683 8,801
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -19 236 £45,000 +4.05% 53
Somerset +4 119 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Dorset -15 85 £36,250 -39.58% 7
Gloucestershire +9 66 £47,500 +6.74% 15
Wiltshire -10 48 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Devon +5 22 £38,273 +17.76% 10
Cornwall -21 3 £55,000 +100.00% 2
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 337 (59.54%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (39.58%) C#
3 222 (39.22%) .NET
4 211 (37.28%) SQL
5 198 (34.98%) JavaScript
6 176 (31.10%) HTML
7 155 (27.39%) Java
8 143 (25.27%) MVC
9 141 (24.91%) SQL Server
10 133 (23.50%) Degree
11 132 (23.32%) CSS
12 120 (21.20%) ASP.NET
13 117 (20.67%) Software Engineering
14 111 (19.61%) Scrum
15 95 (16.78%) Test Automation
16 86 (15.19%) AngularJS
17 83 (14.66%) Microsoft
18 80 (14.13%) OO
19 79 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC
20 76 (13.43%) .NET Framework
21 75 (13.25%) Finance
22 71 (12.54%) Computer Science
23 70 (12.37%) Selenium
23 70 (12.37%) Git (software)
24 69 (12.19%) jQuery
24 69 (12.19%) TDD
24 69 (12.19%) Open Source
25 66 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
26 62 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
27 61 (10.78%) HTML5

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 37 (6.54%) IIS
2 18 (3.18%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.83%) Apache
3 16 (2.83%) Confluence
4 14 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.30%) CMS
6 10 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.59%) JBoss
8 6 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.53%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.53%) Mule
9 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Simulink
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.65%) SaaS
4 8 (1.41%) npm
5 6 (1.06%) Slack
6 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.53%) Office 365
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.35%) Google Play
8 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Taleo
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.12%) SMS
2 10 (1.77%) Internet
3 8 (1.41%) Wireless
4 3 (0.53%) LAN
4 3 (0.53%) VoIP
4 3 (0.53%) WAN
5 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.35%) Extranet
5 2 (0.35%) InfiniBand
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) SAN
5 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.18%) MVNO
6 1 (0.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.59%) MySQL
5 25 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (4.24%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.59%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
13 8 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.24%) Apache Accumulo
15 6 (1.06%) Power BI
15 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 70 (12.37%) Git (software)
1 70 (12.37%) Selenium
2 46 (8.13%) JIRA
3 37 (6.54%) JUnit
4 34 (6.01%) Jasmine
5 31 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 28 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.71%) Protractor
7 21 (3.71%) Subversion
8 18 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (3.00%) TestNG
10 13 (2.30%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.30%) JMeter
10 13 (2.30%) Maven
11 12 (2.12%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.94%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.59%) GitLab
13 9 (1.59%) Mockito
13 9 (1.59%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 75 (13.25%) Finance
2 35 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.83%) Retail
4 10 (1.77%) Electronics
4 10 (1.77%) Marketing
5 8 (1.41%) Automotive
5 8 (1.41%) Banking
6 7 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (0.53%) Advertising
7 3 (0.53%) French Language
7 3 (0.53%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.35%) Avionics
8 2 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 297 (52.47%) Developer
2 96 (16.96%) .NET Developer
3 79 (13.96%) Software Developer
4 65 (11.48%) Analyst
5 63 (11.13%) Java Developer
6 62 (10.95%) C# Developer
7 51 (9.01%) Senior Developer
8 43 (7.60%) Business Analyst
8 43 (7.60%) Project Manager
9 42 (7.42%) Software Engineer
10 41 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (5.83%) Test Engineer
12 30 (5.30%) Junior
13 27 (4.77%) Tester
13 27 (4.77%) Web Developer
14 26 (4.59%) Junior Developer
15 25 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
16 24 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
17 23 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 22 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (39.22%) .NET
2 176 (31.10%) HTML
3 132 (23.32%) CSS
4 120 (21.20%) ASP.NET
5 86 (15.19%) AngularJS
6 79 (13.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 76 (13.43%) .NET Framework
8 69 (12.19%) jQuery
9 61 (10.78%) HTML5
10 52 (9.19%) XML
11 45 (7.95%) Entity Framework
12 42 (7.42%) Spring
13 37 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (6.54%) Web Services
14 36 (6.36%) REST
15 35 (6.18%) Hibernate
16 28 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 25 (4.42%) Node.js
18 23 (4.06%) Java EE
18 23 (4.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.54%) Computer Science
2 62 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.42%) User Experience
4 27 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.88%) Fintech
10 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.53%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.53%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.01%) Linux
2 25 (4.42%) Windows
3 11 (1.94%) Android
3 11 (1.94%) Unix
4 9 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.41%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (59.54%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (25.27%) MVC
3 117 (20.67%) Software Engineering
4 111 (19.61%) Scrum
5 95 (16.78%) Test Automation
6 80 (14.13%) OO
7 69 (12.19%) Open Source
7 69 (12.19%) TDD
8 66 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (10.07%) Project Management
10 55 (9.72%) Web Development
11 46 (8.13%) Mentoring
12 43 (7.60%) DevOps
13 41 (7.24%) Waterfall
14 40 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (6.71%) Configuration Management
15 38 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (6.18%) Unit Testing
17 31 (5.48%) BDD
18 29 (5.12%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 224 (39.58%) C#
2 211 (37.28%) SQL
3 198 (34.98%) JavaScript
4 155 (27.39%) Java
5 44 (7.77%) C
6 42 (7.42%) C++
6 42 (7.42%) Python
7 26 (4.59%) T-SQL
8 22 (3.89%) PHP
9 20 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.36%) VB.NET
11 18 (3.18%) Ruby
12 11 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.59%) Perl
13 9 (1.59%) VBScript
14 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.41%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.24%) Go
15 7 (1.24%) Scala
16 6 (1.06%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 133 (23.50%) Degree
2 41 (7.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 41 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.24%) ISTQB
3 24 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.83%) DV Cleared
4 16 (2.83%) ISEB
5 12 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.53%) PMP
9 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.35%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.66%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) SLA
3 7 (1.24%) PMO
4 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.53%) GDPR
5 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.35%) MiFID
7 1 (0.18%) GCP
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (2.83%) Docker
2 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) Firmware
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.18%) Gluster
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) iptables
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.53%) Puppet
2 12 (2.12%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.24%) Kibana
4 3 (0.53%) Ansible
4 3 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.18%) Grafana
5 1 (0.18%) Graylog
5 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 83 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.95%) Oracle
3 12 (2.12%) SAP
4 11 (1.94%) CA Agile Central
5 10 (1.77%) IBM
6 8 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.41%) Zend
7 5 (0.88%) Google
7 5 (0.88%) Syncsort
8 4 (0.71%) CA
8 4 (0.71%) Informatica
8 4 (0.71%) Micro Focus
8 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.71%) Siebel
9 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.53%) Tableau
10 2 (0.35%) Gemalto
10 2 (0.35%) Netezza
10 2 (0.35%) Teradata
10 2 (0.35%) Xamarin