Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 42 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 620 704 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.93% 6.78% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 7.36% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 528 555 591
South West median annual salary £44,750 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.55% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 9,612 9,566 9,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.87% 92.10% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,916 7,928 8,207
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 August 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 +8 333 £47,500 +11.76% 31
Gloucestershire +23 92 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Wiltshire +5 62 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Somerset -14 52 £45,000 +7.14% 10
Dorset -25 50 £35,000 - 17
Devon +3 29 £32,250 -0.77% 2
Cornwall -29 1 £31,500 -40.00% 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 404 (65.16%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (40.48%) .NET
3 244 (39.35%) C#
4 240 (38.71%) SQL
5 234 (37.74%) JavaScript
6 228 (36.77%) HTML
7 202 (32.58%) Java
8 180 (29.03%) Scrum
9 173 (27.90%) CSS
10 151 (24.35%) Test Automation
11 136 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
11 136 (21.94%) Software Engineering
12 118 (19.03%) Selenium
13 113 (18.23%) SQL Server
13 113 (18.23%) Finance
14 101 (16.29%) JUnit
14 101 (16.29%) Oracle
15 98 (15.81%) C++
16 96 (15.48%) Microsoft
16 96 (15.48%) MVC
17 87 (14.03%) Degree
18 77 (12.42%) Linux
18 77 (12.42%) Protractor
19 76 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
20 75 (12.10%) TestNG
20 75 (12.10%) Jasmine
21 74 (11.94%) Git (software)
21 74 (11.94%) Project Management
22 68 (10.97%) OO
22 68 (10.97%) TDD

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 23 (3.71%) Apache
2 20 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.42%) IIS
4 13 (2.10%) CMS
5 12 (1.94%) Drupal
6 10 (1.61%) Confluence
6 10 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.13%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.65%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.32%) Sonata
4 1 (0.16%) Endur
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.26%) SaaS
4 5 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.48%) Slack
7 2 (0.32%) Taleo
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) NuGet
8 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.94%) SMS
2 7 (1.13%) Internet
2 7 (1.13%) Network Security
3 6 (0.97%) 5G
4 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.65%) Firewall
4 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.32%) DHCP
5 2 (0.32%) DNS
5 2 (0.32%) Extranet
5 2 (0.32%) Intranet
5 2 (0.32%) IPsec
5 2 (0.32%) VoIP
5 2 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) Junos
6 1 (0.16%) Wireless
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.32%) Big Data
2 33 (5.32%) MongoDB
3 29 (4.68%) MySQL
4 28 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.71%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.77%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (1.77%) GIS
11 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 118 (19.03%) Selenium
2 101 (16.29%) JUnit
3 77 (12.42%) Protractor
4 75 (12.10%) Jasmine
4 75 (12.10%) TestNG
5 74 (11.94%) Git (software)
6 52 (8.39%) JIRA
7 35 (5.65%) Visual Studio
8 33 (5.32%) Jenkins
9 31 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (3.87%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.94%) Maven
12 9 (1.45%) Subversion
12 9 (1.45%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.29%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.13%) VersionOne
15 6 (0.97%) Ant
16 5 (0.81%) Gradle
16 5 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 113 (18.23%) Finance
2 29 (4.68%) Marketing
3 28 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.03%) Electronics
5 24 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.23%) Military
7 19 (3.06%) Games
8 16 (2.58%) Retail
9 9 (1.45%) Banking
10 6 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Billing
12 3 (0.48%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 247 (39.84%) Developer
2 113 (18.23%) Analyst
3 89 (14.35%) .NET Developer
4 85 (13.71%) Software Engineer
5 82 (13.23%) C# Developer
6 76 (12.26%) Software Developer
7 65 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (9.35%) Java Developer
9 49 (7.90%) Business Analyst
10 37 (5.97%) Test Analyst
11 34 (5.48%) Developer in Test
11 34 (5.48%) Junior
11 34 (5.48%) Senior Developer
12 33 (5.32%) Tester
13 32 (5.16%) Graduate
14 31 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
15 28 (4.52%) Junior Developer
15 28 (4.52%) Test Engineer
16 27 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 27 (4.35%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (40.48%) .NET
2 228 (36.77%) HTML
3 173 (27.90%) CSS
4 66 (10.65%) ASP.NET
5 60 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 56 (9.03%) XML
7 55 (8.87%) jQuery
8 54 (8.71%) HTML5
9 53 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (7.26%) AngularJS
11 36 (5.81%) Entity Framework
12 32 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (4.84%) Web Services
14 26 (4.19%) React
15 24 (3.87%) Ajax
16 23 (3.71%) J2EE
17 21 (3.39%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (3.39%) Spring
18 19 (3.06%) REST
19 18 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.42%) Algorithms
5 14 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.10%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.94%) User Experience
8 11 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.29%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.13%) Fintech
12 6 (0.97%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.97%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (0.97%) PKI
12 6 (0.97%) W3C
13 5 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.42%) Linux
2 50 (8.06%) Windows
3 13 (2.10%) Unix
4 12 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (65.16%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (29.03%) Scrum
3 151 (24.35%) Test Automation
4 136 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
4 136 (21.94%) Software Engineering
5 96 (15.48%) MVC
6 74 (11.94%) Project Management
7 68 (10.97%) OO
7 68 (10.97%) TDD
8 54 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
9 53 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (8.06%) Waterfall
11 48 (7.74%) Open Source
12 45 (7.26%) Software Delivery
13 42 (6.77%) Context-Driven Testing
13 42 (6.77%) Mentoring
14 36 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (5.48%) Mathematics
16 33 (5.32%) Unit Testing
17 32 (5.16%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 244 (39.35%) C#
2 240 (38.71%) SQL
3 234 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 202 (32.58%) Java
5 98 (15.81%) C++
6 64 (10.32%) Python
7 61 (9.84%) C
8 26 (4.19%) PHP
9 24 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.77%) Perl
13 10 (1.61%) Ruby
13 10 (1.61%) Scala
14 8 (1.29%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.29%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.97%) Ada
15 6 (0.97%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.97%) Embedded C
15 6 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (14.03%) Degree
2 66 (10.65%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.71%) ISEB
5 19 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
11 4 (0.65%) CISSP
12 2 (0.32%) CISA
12 2 (0.32%) CISM
12 2 (0.32%) MBA
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.32%) SSCP
13 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.97%) QA
2 11 (1.77%) GDPR
3 8 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.81%) WCAG
6 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.16%) MISRA
8 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.45%) Puppet
2 5 (0.81%) WMI
3 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.48%) Kibana
3 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 101 (16.29%) Oracle
2 96 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.03%) SAP
4 13 (2.10%) Google
5 12 (1.94%) Capita
6 11 (1.77%) Informatica
7 10 (1.61%) Siebel
8 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.65%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.65%) Tableau
9 4 (0.65%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco
10 3 (0.48%) HP
11 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.32%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.32%) IBM
11 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.16%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.16%) Juniper
12 1 (0.16%) Zend