Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 635 684 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.17% 6.32% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 7.11% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 558 608 556
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,500
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 9191 9624 10366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.35% 88.97% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7547 8004 8752
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -16 279 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Somerset +12 141 £47,000 +4.44% 6
Dorset +5 75 £37,500 -50.00% 6
Gloucestershire 0 65 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Wiltshire -30 46 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Devon +4 27 £38,000 +16.92%
Cornwall +8 16 £50,000 +81.82% 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 362 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (39.53%) .NET
3 246 (38.74%) C#
4 218 (34.33%) SQL
5 174 (27.40%) JavaScript
6 167 (26.30%) HTML
7 157 (24.72%) MVC
8 148 (23.31%) Java
9 134 (21.10%) Degree
10 131 (20.63%) CSS
11 126 (19.84%) SQL Server
11 126 (19.84%) ASP.NET
12 118 (18.58%) Scrum
13 115 (18.11%) Finance
14 103 (16.22%) Software Engineering
15 90 (14.17%) Microsoft
16 85 (13.39%) Computer Science
17 82 (12.91%) Test Automation
17 82 (12.91%) AngularJS
18 79 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (12.13%) Project Management
20 74 (11.65%) OO
20 74 (11.65%) Open Source
21 65 (10.24%) XML
21 65 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
22 63 (9.92%) TDD
22 63 (9.92%) Git (software)
23 60 (9.45%) Selenium
24 59 (9.29%) .NET Framework
25 58 (9.13%) Business Intelligence

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 34 (5.35%) IIS
2 19 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.36%) CMS
4 13 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.89%) Apache
6 11 (1.73%) Confluence
7 8 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.94%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.79%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.79%) Mule
10 5 (0.79%) Mule ESB
10 5 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.63%) JBoss
12 3 (0.47%) Drupal
12 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) HipChat
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.36%) SaaS
4 8 (1.26%) npm
5 4 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.47%) Google Play
6 3 (0.47%) Slack
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.62%) Internet
2 12 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (1.89%) Junos
3 9 (1.42%) SMS
4 7 (1.10%) Wireless
5 4 (0.63%) Extranet
5 4 (0.63%) Intranet
6 2 (0.31%) Firewall
6 2 (0.31%) HTTP
6 2 (0.31%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.31%) LAN
6 2 (0.31%) LDAP
6 2 (0.31%) SAN
6 2 (0.31%) VoIP
6 2 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.16%) MVNO
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.94%) MySQL
5 24 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (2.05%) Data Mining
11 12 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 12 (1.89%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.57%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.79%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.63%) Big Data
14 4 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 63 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.45%) Selenium
3 47 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (4.88%) JIRA
5 28 (4.41%) JUnit
6 27 (4.25%) Jenkins
7 25 (3.94%) Jasmine
8 22 (3.46%) Subversion
9 21 (3.31%) Protractor
10 19 (2.99%) TestNG
10 19 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.42%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.26%) Bower
12 8 (1.26%) HP UFT
12 8 (1.26%) JMeter
12 8 (1.26%) Mockito
12 8 (1.26%) NuGet
12 8 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.26%) SoapUI
General
1 115 (18.11%) Finance
2 57 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.04%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.04%) Marketing
4 27 (4.25%) Electronics
5 26 (4.09%) Retail
6 8 (1.26%) Automotive
7 6 (0.94%) Banking
8 4 (0.63%) Legal
9 3 (0.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Billing
10 2 (0.31%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Avionics
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (47.09%) Developer
2 107 (16.85%) .NET Developer
3 90 (14.17%) Analyst
4 88 (13.86%) Software Developer
5 57 (8.98%) C# Developer
6 56 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 46 (7.24%) Senior Developer
8 40 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 38 (5.98%) Junior
9 38 (5.98%) Project Manager
10 37 (5.83%) Java Developer
11 36 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (4.57%) Tester
13 27 (4.25%) Test Engineer
14 26 (4.09%) Agile Business Analyst
14 26 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
14 26 (4.09%) Junior Developer
15 25 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 25 (3.94%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (3.78%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (39.53%) .NET
2 167 (26.30%) HTML
3 131 (20.63%) CSS
4 126 (19.84%) ASP.NET
5 82 (12.91%) AngularJS
6 79 (12.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (10.24%) XML
8 59 (9.29%) .NET Framework
9 53 (8.35%) jQuery
10 48 (7.56%) HTML5
11 37 (5.83%) REST
12 32 (5.04%) Web Services
13 31 (4.88%) Spring
14 30 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (4.41%) Entity Framework
15 28 (4.41%) WPF
16 24 (3.78%) Hibernate
17 23 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (3.62%) Node.js
17 23 (3.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 54 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.93%) User Experience
4 31 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.20%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.63%) Photography
11 4 (0.63%) PMI
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.47%) Fintech
12 3 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.14%) Windows
2 37 (5.83%) Linux
3 14 (2.20%) Android
4 12 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.89%) CentOS
4 12 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 12 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.26%) Unix
6 7 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.79%) Solaris
9 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (24.72%) MVC
3 118 (18.58%) Scrum
4 103 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 82 (12.91%) Test Automation
6 77 (12.13%) Project Management
7 74 (11.65%) OO
7 74 (11.65%) Open Source
8 65 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (9.92%) TDD
10 58 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (8.98%) Mentoring
11 57 (8.98%) Web Development
12 52 (8.19%) Waterfall
13 42 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (6.46%) Mathematics
15 38 (5.98%) DevOps
16 37 (5.83%) OOP
17 35 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
18 34 (5.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (38.74%) C#
2 218 (34.33%) SQL
3 174 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 148 (23.31%) Java
5 52 (8.19%) Python
6 46 (7.24%) C++
7 31 (4.88%) PHP
8 29 (4.57%) C
9 26 (4.09%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.62%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.68%) Ruby
13 16 (2.52%) Perl
14 9 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.10%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.10%) VBScript
16 6 (0.94%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.79%) Scala
18 4 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 134 (21.10%) Degree
2 41 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 18 (2.83%) ISEB
6 13 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (1.26%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.47%) PMP
14 2 (0.31%) CCNA
14 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.31%) HND
14 2 (0.31%) RHCE
14 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.35%) QA
2 9 (1.42%) PMO
3 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.78%) Docker
2 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.16%) Gluster
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) iptables
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
4 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (3.46%) Puppet
2 18 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.52%) Ansible
4 12 (1.89%) Juju
5 6 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.31%) Kibana
6 2 (0.31%) rkt
7 1 (0.16%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.16%) Graylog
7 1 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.16%) Terraform
7 1 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.93%) Oracle
3 26 (4.09%) SAP
4 15 (2.36%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.05%) Cisco
6 10 (1.57%) IBM
7 8 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.10%) Google
9 5 (0.79%) CA
9 5 (0.79%) Citrix
10 4 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.63%) Zend
11 3 (0.47%) Apple
11 3 (0.47%) Tableau
12 2 (0.31%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.31%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.31%) Teradata
12 2 (0.31%) Xamarin