Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 64 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -38 +29
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 48 29 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.41% 2.53% 7.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.85% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 129
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,700 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,938 £29,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +12.50%
75th Percentile £56,250 £47,007 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £63,950
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.99%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,274 1,017 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.42% 88.74% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 906 870 1,417
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,618 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,434 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £63,564 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Wales

SDLC
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Wales.

Salary trend for SDLC in Wales

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Wales

SDLC
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
South Wales +12 45 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Mid Wales - 2 - -
North Wales - 1 £30,000 - 1
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) DevOps
3 18 (37.50%) Azure
3 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
5 16 (33.33%) .NET
5 16 (33.33%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) Finance
7 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 11 (22.92%) CSS
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) QA
9 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (16.67%) Python
10 8 (16.67%) PHP
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.67%) TypeScript
10 8 (16.67%) React
10 8 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (14.58%) .NET Core
11 7 (14.58%) Power Platform
11 7 (14.58%) Power BI
11 7 (14.58%) AWS
11 7 (14.58%) OO
11 7 (14.58%) Project Management

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Azure
2 7 (14.58%) AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Power Platform
3 6 (12.50%) Snowflake
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Service Bus
5 2 (4.17%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
6 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (14.58%) Power BI
4 6 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.50%) Tableau
5 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) JMeter
4 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.17%) NeoLoad
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) NUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Postman
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Advertising
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.25%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Development Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) React Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Business Development Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) CSS
2 11 (22.92%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) React
5 7 (14.58%) .NET Core
5 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) Kafka
6 6 (12.50%) REST
7 4 (8.33%) Django
7 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (8.33%) Node.js
7 4 (8.33%) Spring
7 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (8.33%) Vue.js
8 3 (6.25%) JSON
8 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 4 (8.33%) Wiki
3 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps
2 10 (20.83%) Scrum
3 8 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (14.58%) OO
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) Analytics
5 6 (12.50%) Data Development
5 6 (12.50%) Data Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 6 (12.50%) DataOps
5 6 (12.50%) ETL
5 6 (12.50%) ETL Development
5 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.50%) Microservices
5 6 (12.50%) OOD
5 6 (12.50%) SOLID
5 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (16.67%) PHP
4 8 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) SAFe Agilist
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 6 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) NIST
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.17%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Databricks
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.25%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com