Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 58 31
Rank change year-on-year +30 -27 -10
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 122 81 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.58% 4.00% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 4.46% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 116 63 134
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £23,417
90th Percentile £67,875 £68,760 £51,250
UK median annual salary £53,371 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% +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 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 1,664 1,817 1,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.80% 89.77% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 1,474 1,581
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,506 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Wales

SDLC
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDLC in Wales.

Salary trend for SDLC in Wales

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 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
South Wales +15 111 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North Wales +9 6 £56,250 +40.63% 5
West Wales +12 3 £37,250 -42.69%
Mid Wales - 2 - -
SDLC
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 57 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.07%) .NET
3 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 35 (28.69%) Azure
5 34 (27.87%) C#
5 34 (27.87%) Java
6 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.41%) Test Automation
7 28 (22.95%) QA
8 27 (22.13%) Selenium
8 27 (22.13%) AngularJS
9 26 (21.31%) SQL
10 25 (20.49%) DevOps
11 24 (19.67%) HTML
12 19 (15.57%) MVC
13 18 (14.75%) Scrum
13 18 (14.75%) CSS
13 18 (14.75%) Software Testing
13 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
13 18 (14.75%) Process Improvement
14 16 (13.11%) Maven
14 16 (13.11%) jQuery
15 15 (12.30%) .NET Framework
15 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
15 15 (12.30%) C
15 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
16 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
17 13 (10.66%) Project Management
17 13 (10.66%) Finance
18 12 (9.84%) Management Information System

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 8 (6.56%) Umbraco
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) CMS
3 4 (3.28%) Confluence
3 4 (3.28%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.69%) Azure
2 4 (3.28%) Serverless
3 3 (2.46%) AWS
3 3 (2.46%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) G Suite
4 1 (0.82%) GCP
4 1 (0.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
1 2 (1.64%) RS-232
1 2 (1.64%) Wireless
1 2 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.64%) Big Data
3 2 (1.64%) GIS
3 2 (1.64%) Redis
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (22.13%) Selenium
2 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.11%) Maven
4 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.38%) JIRA
4 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.10%) Subversion
6 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.28%) JMeter
8 3 (2.46%) git-flow
8 3 (2.46%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.64%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.64%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.64%) JUnit
9 2 (1.64%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.64%) TestNG
9 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.28%) Advertising
3 4 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Electronics
4 2 (1.64%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Military
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (37.70%) Developer
2 29 (23.77%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.57%) C# Developer
4 18 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.20%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.38%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Development Manager
9 8 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Software Development Manager
10 7 (5.74%) Software Manager
11 6 (4.92%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.07%) .NET
2 27 (22.13%) AngularJS
3 24 (19.67%) HTML
4 18 (14.75%) CSS
5 16 (13.11%) jQuery
6 15 (12.30%) .NET Framework
7 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.20%) .NET Core
8 10 (8.20%) Entity Framework
9 7 (5.74%) Node.js
9 7 (5.74%) XML
10 6 (4.92%) CSS3
10 6 (4.92%) HTML5
10 6 (4.92%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (4.92%) RESTful
10 6 (4.92%) Spring
10 6 (4.92%) WCF
10 6 (4.92%) XHTML
11 5 (4.10%) SOAP
11 5 (4.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Android
1 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.41%) Test Automation
3 25 (20.49%) DevOps
4 19 (15.57%) MVC
5 18 (14.75%) Process Improvement
5 18 (14.75%) Scrum
5 18 (14.75%) Software Testing
6 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.66%) Project Management
8 12 (9.84%) Front End Development
8 12 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.84%) Web Development
9 11 (9.02%) Microservices
10 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.20%) Information Security
10 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.38%) TDD
12 8 (6.56%) Test Strategy
12 8 (6.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.87%) C#
2 34 (27.87%) Java
3 26 (21.31%) SQL
4 15 (12.30%) C
5 11 (9.02%) Python
6 8 (6.56%) PHP
7 4 (3.28%) C++
8 3 (2.46%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.46%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.82%) RPG
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) CISSP
3 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.46%) ISEB
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CEH
6 1 (0.82%) CISMP
6 1 (0.82%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.82%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.82%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.82%) MCP
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.95%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) CyberArk
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle
2 6 (4.92%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.28%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.64%) Google
4 2 (1.64%) Guidewire
4 2 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.82%) HP