Period
to 13 December 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 441 561 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.69% 5.62% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 6.05% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 357 467 558
South West median annual salary £43,156 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
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 8,538 9,269 9,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.70% 92.83% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,833 7,348 7,735
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,789 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.55% +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 13 December 2019.

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 2019. 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 -27 128 £44,000 -2.22% 22
Gloucestershire -14 90 £47,500 -13.64% 27
Wiltshire +5 72 £43,156 +1.54% 13
Dorset +1 56 £40,000 - 13
Somerset +1 51 £43,000 -4.44% 6
Devon +12 36 £37,000 -1.33% 6
Cornwall - 6 £45,000 -
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 249 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (37.87%) C#
3 152 (34.47%) Software Engineering
4 143 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 141 (31.97%) SQL
6 125 (28.34%) .NET
7 111 (25.17%) Scrum
8 98 (22.22%) Java
8 98 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 95 (21.54%) C++
9 95 (21.54%) HTML
10 89 (20.18%) CSS
11 87 (19.73%) AngularJS
12 84 (19.05%) DevOps
13 73 (16.55%) C
14 72 (16.33%) Python
15 70 (15.87%) MVC
15 70 (15.87%) Degree
15 70 (15.87%) jQuery
16 68 (15.42%) Finance
16 68 (15.42%) SQL Server
17 65 (14.74%) Linux
17 65 (14.74%) OO
18 63 (14.29%) Azure
19 60 (13.61%) ASP.NET
19 60 (13.61%) Microsoft
20 57 (12.93%) Windows
20 57 (12.93%) TDD
21 50 (11.34%) QA
22 45 (10.20%) React

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 16 (3.63%) Apache
2 12 (2.72%) IIS
2 12 (2.72%) Tornado
3 9 (2.04%) JBoss
4 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.68%) Confluence
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.29%) Azure
2 36 (8.16%) AWS
3 14 (3.17%) SaaS
4 12 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.72%) GCP
5 10 (2.27%) Serverless
6 8 (1.81%) PaaS
7 6 (1.36%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.45%) GitHub
9 2 (0.45%) npm
10 1 (0.23%) Apigee
10 1 (0.23%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.23%) IaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Office 365
10 1 (0.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.04%) RS-232
1 9 (2.04%) RS-485
2 8 (1.81%) Tactical Data Link
3 3 (0.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) Modbus
4 2 (0.45%) Profibus
4 2 (0.45%) TETRA
5 1 (0.23%) 3G
5 1 (0.23%) 4G
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.26%) Big Data
3 28 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.31%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.08%) MySQL
7 16 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.13%) MS Access
13 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.45%) DataStage
14 2 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (5.22%) JIRA
3 23 (5.22%) Selenium
4 18 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 17 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.95%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.72%) Eclipse RCP
8 10 (2.27%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (2.04%) Subversion
10 7 (1.59%) Postman
11 6 (1.36%) Protractor
11 6 (1.36%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.36%) TestComplete
11 6 (1.36%) TestRail
11 6 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.13%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.91%) Buildbot
13 4 (0.91%) CMake
General
1 68 (15.42%) Finance
2 29 (6.58%) Aerospace
3 20 (4.54%) Electronics
4 19 (4.31%) Military
4 19 (4.31%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.63%) Marketing
7 15 (3.40%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.95%) Legal
8 13 (2.95%) Retail
9 7 (1.59%) Law
10 5 (1.13%) Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 3 (0.68%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (33.79%) Developer
2 109 (24.72%) Software Engineer
3 60 (13.61%) Software Developer
4 56 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 55 (12.47%) .NET Developer
5 55 (12.47%) Analyst
6 40 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (6.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 26 (5.90%) C# Software Developer
9 25 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (4.99%) SQL Developer
12 21 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (4.76%) Consultant
13 20 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (4.08%) Java Engineer
14 18 (4.08%) Junior
14 18 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (28.34%) .NET
2 95 (21.54%) HTML
3 89 (20.18%) CSS
4 87 (19.73%) AngularJS
5 70 (15.87%) jQuery
6 60 (13.61%) ASP.NET
7 45 (10.20%) React
8 38 (8.62%) Ajax
9 36 (8.16%) Node.js
9 36 (8.16%) RESTful
10 35 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (6.35%) HTML5
12 27 (6.12%) .NET Framework
13 25 (5.67%) Web Services
14 20 (4.54%) JSON
14 20 (4.54%) XML
15 17 (3.85%) JSP
16 16 (3.63%) CSS3
16 16 (3.63%) Middleware
16 16 (3.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.63%) Algorithms
4 16 (3.63%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.04%) Robotics
8 8 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.13%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.91%) Acoustics
11 4 (0.91%) Analogue Electronics
11 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.91%) User Experience
11 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.68%) PKI
12 3 (0.68%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.74%) Linux
2 57 (12.93%) Windows
3 19 (4.31%) Unix
4 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.91%) CentOS
6 4 (0.91%) Fedora
6 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (34.47%) Software Engineering
3 111 (25.17%) Scrum
4 98 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 84 (19.05%) DevOps
6 70 (15.87%) MVC
7 65 (14.74%) OO
8 57 (12.93%) TDD
9 41 (9.30%) Project Management
10 38 (8.62%) UML
11 37 (8.39%) Unit Testing
12 35 (7.94%) Computer Science
12 35 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (7.71%) Waterfall
14 33 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (7.48%) Software Testing
15 32 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (5.90%) Mathematics
18 24 (5.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 167 (37.87%) C#
2 143 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 141 (31.97%) SQL
4 98 (22.22%) Java
5 95 (21.54%) C++
6 73 (16.55%) C
7 72 (16.33%) Python
8 24 (5.44%) T-SQL
9 19 (4.31%) Ruby
10 16 (3.63%) TypeScript
11 15 (3.40%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.17%) PHP
13 11 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.49%) Go
14 10 (2.27%) Delphi
15 9 (2.04%) Java 8
16 8 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.81%) R
16 8 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 70 (15.87%) Degree
2 44 (9.98%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.67%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (3.63%) ISEB
5 16 (3.63%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.40%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.72%) CISSP
8 11 (2.49%) CISA
8 11 (2.49%) CISM
9 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.45%) APMP
12 2 (0.45%) MCSD
12 2 (0.45%) SANS
13 1 (0.23%) CCNA
13 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.23%) MCSE
13 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.34%) QA
2 12 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.04%) NIST
4 8 (1.81%) GDPR
4 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.68%) MISRA
6 3 (0.68%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.45%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.23%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 35 (7.94%) Docker
2 7 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.13%) Firmware
4 5 (1.13%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.91%) NFS
5 4 (0.91%) Samba
5 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.91%) Xen
6 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (5.67%) Ansible
2 24 (5.44%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.27%) Terraform
4 9 (2.04%) Puppet
5 6 (1.36%) Control-M
6 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.91%) Cloudify
7 4 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.91%) Nagios
7 4 (0.91%) OpenNMS
7 4 (0.91%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.91%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.23%) Istio
8 1 (0.23%) SCCM
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.94%) Oracle
3 29 (6.58%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.72%) SAP
5 11 (2.49%) Apple
6 8 (1.81%) VMware
7 4 (0.91%) Cadence
7 4 (0.91%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.91%) Dell
7 4 (0.91%) EMC
7 4 (0.91%) Hortonworks
7 4 (0.91%) Lauterbach
7 4 (0.91%) NetApp
7 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.91%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.68%) Google
8 3 (0.68%) IBM
8 3 (0.68%) Teradata
9 2 (0.45%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.45%) Netezza