Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 48 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 511 613 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.04% 5.87% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 6.36% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 433 521 558
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £23,499
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 9,267 9,644 9,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.46% 92.34% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,307 7,946 7,942
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -24 180 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Gloucestershire -18 92 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Wiltshire +3 88 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Dorset +21 70 £40,000 +14.29% 21
Somerset +2 52 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Devon -17 19 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Cornwall +34 10 £32,000 +1.59%
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 309 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (38.16%) C#
3 160 (31.31%) .NET
4 159 (31.12%) JavaScript
5 158 (30.92%) SQL
6 152 (29.75%) Software Engineering
7 116 (22.70%) Scrum
8 115 (22.50%) Test Automation
9 108 (21.14%) Java
10 97 (18.98%) HTML
11 94 (18.40%) Degree
12 92 (18.00%) C++
13 91 (17.81%) C
14 90 (17.61%) Microsoft
14 90 (17.61%) Finance
15 88 (17.22%) SQL Server
15 88 (17.22%) Python
16 82 (16.05%) ASP.NET
16 82 (16.05%) DevOps
17 81 (15.85%) AngularJS
18 80 (15.66%) MVC
18 80 (15.66%) Azure
19 79 (15.46%) jQuery
20 74 (14.48%) CSS
21 66 (12.92%) Security Cleared
22 60 (11.74%) Oracle
23 57 (11.15%) AWS
24 55 (10.76%) Linux
25 53 (10.37%) QA
26 50 (9.78%) SC Cleared

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 14 (2.74%) JBoss
2 12 (2.35%) IIS
3 11 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.37%) Apache
6 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.98%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.98%) GeoServer
7 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.78%) Tornado
9 3 (0.59%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.59%) Confluence
9 3 (0.59%) Drupal
9 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (15.66%) Azure
2 57 (11.15%) AWS
3 16 (3.13%) GCP
4 14 (2.74%) SaaS
5 11 (2.15%) Serverless
6 10 (1.96%) GitHub
7 9 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.57%) Office 365
8 8 (1.57%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.37%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.98%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.98%) PaaS
12 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.59%) Route 53
12 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.39%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.96%) Internet
2 8 (1.57%) RS-232
2 8 (1.57%) RS-485
3 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.39%) 4G
5 2 (0.39%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) 3G
6 1 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.20%) NGN
6 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.22%) Big Data
3 31 (6.07%) Hadoop
4 20 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (3.52%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.74%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.35%) GIS
10 11 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.76%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.57%) BigQuery
13 8 (1.57%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.57%) Power BI
14 7 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (7.05%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (5.48%) Selenium
4 24 (4.70%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.50%) Cucumber
6 16 (3.13%) JIRA
7 14 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.74%) WebDriver
8 13 (2.54%) Subversion
9 12 (2.35%) JUnit
10 9 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.37%) Maven
11 7 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.98%) TestComplete
12 5 (0.98%) TestRail
13 4 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
13 4 (0.78%) JMeter
13 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (17.61%) Finance
2 49 (9.59%) Public Sector
3 34 (6.65%) Electronics
4 23 (4.50%) Marketing
5 19 (3.72%) Aerospace
6 18 (3.52%) Retail
7 16 (3.13%) Banking
8 15 (2.94%) Legal
8 15 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.54%) Military
10 12 (2.35%) Law
11 6 (1.17%) Automotive
12 4 (0.78%) Games
13 3 (0.59%) Advertising
14 2 (0.39%) Back Office
14 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.20%) Fire and Rescue
15 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 177 (34.64%) Developer
2 113 (22.11%) Software Engineer
3 70 (13.70%) C# Developer
4 67 (13.11%) Analyst
5 66 (12.92%) Software Developer
6 65 (12.72%) .NET Developer
7 42 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (6.07%) SQL Developer
9 30 (5.87%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (5.28%) Business Analyst
12 26 (5.09%) .NET Software Developer
12 26 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (5.09%) Junior
12 26 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (4.89%) Consultant
14 24 (4.70%) Senior Developer
14 24 (4.70%) Senior Software Engineer
15 23 (4.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (31.31%) .NET
2 97 (18.98%) HTML
3 82 (16.05%) ASP.NET
4 81 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 79 (15.46%) jQuery
6 74 (14.48%) CSS
7 48 (9.39%) React
8 46 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (8.81%) Ajax
10 39 (7.63%) Spring
11 36 (7.05%) HTML5
11 36 (7.05%) Web Services
12 29 (5.68%) .NET Framework
13 26 (5.09%) XML
14 23 (4.50%) Hibernate
14 23 (4.50%) Node.js
14 23 (4.50%) RESTful
15 20 (3.91%) Java EE
16 17 (3.33%) .NET Core
16 17 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.07%) Algorithms
2 26 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.52%) Robotics
5 12 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.96%) Analogue Electronics
6 10 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.57%) User Experience
9 7 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.17%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.98%) EPoS
11 5 (0.98%) Tandem
12 4 (0.78%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.76%) Linux
2 48 (9.39%) Windows
3 25 (4.89%) Unix
4 10 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.37%) Android
5 7 (1.37%) CentOS
5 7 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.98%) Fedora
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (29.75%) Software Engineering
3 116 (22.70%) Scrum
4 115 (22.50%) Test Automation
5 82 (16.05%) DevOps
6 80 (15.66%) MVC
7 50 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (9.59%) OO
9 48 (9.39%) TDD
10 45 (8.81%) Software Testing
10 45 (8.81%) Waterfall
11 44 (8.61%) Computer Science
12 40 (7.83%) UML
13 35 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (6.85%) Mathematics
13 35 (6.85%) Mentoring
14 34 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (6.46%) Project Management
16 32 (6.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 195 (38.16%) C#
2 159 (31.12%) JavaScript
3 158 (30.92%) SQL
4 108 (21.14%) Java
5 92 (18.00%) C++
6 91 (17.81%) C
7 88 (17.22%) Python
8 24 (4.70%) Ruby
9 19 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.94%) Java 8
11 12 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.35%) R
12 11 (2.15%) Embedded C
12 11 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.96%) Scala
14 9 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.57%) ES6
16 7 (1.37%) Lua
16 7 (1.37%) Perl
16 7 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (18.40%) Degree
2 66 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 50 (9.78%) SC Cleared
4 35 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (4.31%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.72%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.13%) ISEB
8 11 (2.15%) CISA
8 11 (2.15%) CISM
8 11 (2.15%) CISSP
9 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.37%) PhD
11 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.59%) HND
11 3 (0.59%) IRCA
12 2 (0.39%) APMP
12 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.37%) QA
2 17 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.76%) NIST
5 8 (1.57%) GDPR
5 8 (1.57%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.37%) JSP 440
7 6 (1.17%) ISO 22301
7 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.78%) PMO
9 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.20%) MISRA
10 1 (0.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 38 (7.44%) Docker
2 14 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.15%) Firmware
4 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.37%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.98%) NFS
7 5 (0.98%) Samba
7 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.98%) Xen
8 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (5.28%) Ansible
2 24 (4.70%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.15%) Puppet
4 10 (1.96%) Terraform
5 7 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.17%) Control-M
6 6 (1.17%) Nagios
7 5 (0.98%) Cloudify
7 5 (0.98%) OpenNMS
7 5 (0.98%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.98%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.39%) Packer
9 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.20%) SCCM
9 1 (0.20%) SCOM
9 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 90 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.74%) Oracle
3 22 (4.31%) Atlassian
4 14 (2.74%) SAP
5 10 (1.96%) Lauterbach
6 9 (1.76%) Google
6 9 (1.76%) IBM
6 9 (1.76%) Informatica
6 9 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.57%) VMware
8 6 (1.17%) Apple
8 6 (1.17%) Teradata
9 5 (0.98%) Ab Initio
9 5 (0.98%) Dell
9 5 (0.98%) EMC
9 5 (0.98%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (0.98%) NetApp
9 5 (0.98%) Netezza
9 5 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.98%) SolarWinds