Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 182 203
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 129 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.29% 1.72% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.88% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 95 172 143
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,500 £26,250 £32,737
90th Percentile £73,389 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Software Delivery 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 9,287 9,352 9,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.64% 91.32% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,363 7,679 8,193
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Delivery in the South West.

Salary trend for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in the South West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +10 66 £47,500 -13.64% 16
Gloucestershire +40 45 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Somerset -22 8 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wiltshire -30 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Devon +4 3 £27,500 -42.11% 4
Dorset +1 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 99 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.94%) Software Engineering
3 49 (37.98%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (34.11%) SDLC
4 44 (34.11%) Java
5 35 (27.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 30 (23.26%) HTML
6 30 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (22.48%) Finance
8 25 (19.38%) Electronics
8 25 (19.38%) Line Management
8 25 (19.38%) Mentoring
8 25 (19.38%) Security Cleared
9 23 (17.83%) Web Services
10 22 (17.05%) J2EE
11 20 (15.50%) DV Cleared
11 20 (15.50%) Degree
12 19 (14.73%) REST
12 19 (14.73%) JUnit
12 19 (14.73%) SOA
12 19 (14.73%) Maven
13 18 (13.95%) TDD
14 17 (13.18%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (12.40%) OO
16 15 (11.63%) Scrum
16 15 (11.63%) Unix
16 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (10.85%) BDD

Software Delivery
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 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Simulink
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) GitHub
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Slack
4 1 (0.78%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Firewall
1 11 (8.53%) LAN
2 2 (1.55%) Extranet
2 2 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) Big Data
2 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (14.73%) JUnit
1 19 (14.73%) Maven
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.55%) MSTest
3 2 (1.55%) NUnit
3 2 (1.55%) Selenium
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
4 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.78%) VersionOne
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Electronics
3 11 (8.53%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.53%) Marketing
3 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.20%) Military
5 6 (4.65%) Games
6 5 (3.88%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.55%) Avionics
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) French Language
8 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Java Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Java Software Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (12.40%) Delivery Manager
5 14 (10.85%) Software Delivery Manager
5 14 (10.85%) Software Manager
6 13 (10.08%) Lead Software Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Graduate
7 12 (9.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Software Project Manager
11 4 (3.10%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.26%) HTML
2 23 (17.83%) Web Services
3 22 (17.05%) J2EE
4 19 (14.73%) REST
5 7 (5.43%) .NET
6 6 (4.65%) CSS
6 6 (4.65%) HTML5
7 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.10%) jQuery
8 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.33%) RESTful
8 3 (2.33%) SOAP
8 3 (2.33%) XML
9 2 (1.55%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.55%) Spring
9 2 (1.55%) WCF
9 2 (1.55%) WF
9 2 (1.55%) WPF
9 2 (1.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (10.85%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.88%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.88%) Digital TV
3 5 (3.88%) Fintech
4 4 (3.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Unix
2 4 (3.10%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Android
3 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.94%) Software Engineering
3 49 (37.98%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (34.11%) SDLC
5 35 (27.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (19.38%) Line Management
6 25 (19.38%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.73%) SOA
8 18 (13.95%) TDD
9 17 (13.18%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (12.40%) OO
11 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (11.63%) Scrum
12 14 (10.85%) BDD
12 14 (10.85%) OOP
13 13 (10.08%) Information Security
13 13 (10.08%) Service Delivery
13 13 (10.08%) Test Automation
14 12 (9.30%) Project Management
14 12 (9.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.11%) Java
2 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.85%) C
4 11 (8.53%) C#
5 9 (6.98%) Python
6 8 (6.20%) SQL
7 4 (3.10%) C++
8 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.55%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Java 8
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 20 (15.50%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) SAP
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe