The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 9 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 10.00% 3.60% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.81% 3.67% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £33,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37 109 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 92.50% 98.20% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 68 46
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,010
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Software Developer
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the North Wales region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in North Wales

Software Developer
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gwynedd - 3 - -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North Wales region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Postgraduate
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North Wales region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Postgraduate
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sun