Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
England > South West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 173 212
Rank change year-on-year -29 +39 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 139 183 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 1.79% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.95% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 110 182 160
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £33,127
90th Percentile £64,251 £82,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9,589 9,382 9,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.23% 91.66% 90.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,905 7,747 8,240
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Gloucestershire +45 64 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Bristol -10 51 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Somerset +14 11 £44,250 -11.50% 3
Wiltshire -25 9 £38,750 -22.50%
Devon +8 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 98 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.25%) Software Engineering
3 46 (33.09%) SDLC
4 44 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (23.02%) Security Cleared
6 31 (22.30%) Java
7 29 (20.86%) Finance
8 28 (20.14%) C#
9 27 (19.42%) Mentoring
10 25 (17.99%) SQL
11 24 (17.27%) HTML
11 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
11 24 (17.27%) Test Automation
12 23 (16.55%) Project Management
13 22 (15.83%) BDD
14 21 (15.11%) .NET
14 21 (15.11%) C
14 21 (15.11%) Scrum
14 21 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (13.67%) Web Services
17 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
17 18 (12.95%) UML
17 18 (12.95%) TDD
17 18 (12.95%) Waterfall
17 18 (12.95%) Line Management
17 18 (12.95%) Greenfield Project
18 17 (12.23%) Big Data
18 17 (12.23%) CSS
19 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (2.16%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Slack
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) Firewall
1 10 (7.19%) LAN
2 2 (1.44%) Extranet
2 2 (1.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) Big Data
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.47%) JIRA
2 9 (6.47%) JUnit
2 9 (6.47%) MSTest
2 9 (6.47%) NUnit
3 8 (5.76%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.04%) Maven
4 7 (5.04%) Selenium
5 5 (3.60%) Appium
5 5 (3.60%) JMeter
5 5 (3.60%) UI Automator
6 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.16%) ERwin
7 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (20.86%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Electronics
3 10 (7.19%) Military
4 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.76%) Marketing
4 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.04%) Retail
6 5 (3.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Software Engineer
2 22 (15.83%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.79%) Analyst
3 15 (10.79%) Test Engineer
4 14 (10.07%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.91%) Software Manager
7 10 (7.19%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.47%) Graduate
8 9 (6.47%) Software Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.76%) Automation Test Lead
9 8 (5.76%) Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Tester
10 7 (5.04%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) HTML
2 21 (15.11%) .NET
3 19 (13.67%) Web Services
4 17 (12.23%) CSS
5 12 (8.63%) XML
6 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.19%) RESTful
6 10 (7.19%) XSLT
7 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (6.47%) J2EE
7 9 (6.47%) jQuery
7 9 (6.47%) LINQ
7 9 (6.47%) Silverlight
7 9 (6.47%) SOAP
7 9 (6.47%) WCF
7 9 (6.47%) WF
7 9 (6.47%) WPF
8 8 (5.76%) REST
9 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.04%) User Experience
4 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.60%) Fintech
5 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.44%) FMCG
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.04%) Android
1 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.16%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.25%) Software Engineering
3 46 (33.09%) SDLC
4 44 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (19.42%) Mentoring
6 24 (17.27%) Test Automation
7 23 (16.55%) Project Management
8 22 (15.83%) BDD
9 21 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (15.11%) Scrum
10 20 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (12.95%) Line Management
11 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
11 18 (12.95%) TDD
11 18 (12.95%) UML
11 18 (12.95%) Waterfall
12 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (8.63%) Time Management
13 12 (8.63%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) Java
2 28 (20.14%) C#
3 25 (17.99%) SQL
4 24 (17.27%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.11%) C
6 10 (7.19%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.47%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.76%) Ruby
9 6 (4.32%) Kotlin
10 5 (3.60%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.60%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.60%) Python
11 2 (1.44%) Java 8
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (23.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.51%) DV Cleared
2 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.35%) Degree
4 8 (5.76%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.72%) Kibana
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
1 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) Oracle
2 10 (7.19%) SAP
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.16%) Casewise
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) Xamarin