The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 40 59 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.77% 4.88% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 4.98% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 28
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,100 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
823 1184 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.09% 97.93% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1021 1022
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in South Wales

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Software Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -10 23 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Newport - 13 £35,000 -
Torfaen +9 3 £34,000 -27.65%
Caerphilly - 1 £33,000 - 1
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.57%) C#
3 54 (54.55%) HTML
4 52 (52.53%) .NET
5 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
6 49 (49.49%) CSS
7 41 (41.41%) ASP.NET
8 40 (40.40%) SQL Server
9 36 (36.36%) MVC
10 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
10 34 (34.34%) SQL
11 29 (29.29%) Scrum
12 27 (27.27%) jQuery
13 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (24.24%) PHP
13 24 (24.24%) Java
14 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 22 (22.22%) TDD
15 21 (21.21%) C++
15 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
16 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.18%) Games
18 17 (17.17%) XML
19 15 (15.15%) Node.js
19 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
19 15 (15.15%) DevOps
20 14 (14.14%) User Experience
21 12 (12.12%) NoSQL
22 11 (11.11%) SDLC
23 10 (10.10%) Coaching

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 7 (7.07%) ColdFusion
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) GitHub
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Broadband
2 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) Riak
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.05%) Mercurial
3 5 (5.05%) Subversion
4 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.02%) NUnit
6 1 (1.01%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.01%) NMock
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (18.18%) Games
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.55%) HTML
2 52 (52.53%) .NET
3 49 (49.49%) CSS
4 41 (41.41%) ASP.NET
5 27 (27.27%) jQuery
6 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (17.17%) XML
8 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 15 (15.15%) Node.js
9 10 (10.10%) HTML5
9 10 (10.10%) XForms
10 9 (9.09%) Sass
11 8 (8.08%) CSS3
11 8 (8.08%) WCF
11 8 (8.08%) XSLT
12 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
12 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.07%) Web Services
13 6 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (5.05%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) User Experience
2 10 (10.10%) NHS
3 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) Blog
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.01%) EPoS
7 1 (1.01%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.05%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Android
3 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.36%) MVC
3 29 (29.29%) Scrum
4 22 (22.22%) TDD
5 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.15%) DevOps
7 11 (11.11%) SDLC
8 10 (10.10%) Coaching
8 10 (10.10%) Informatics
9 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.06%) Cross-Platform Development
10 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.05%) Graceful Degradation
11 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.05%) OO
11 5 (5.05%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (5.05%) Statistics
11 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.05%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) C#
2 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 34 (34.34%) SQL
4 24 (24.24%) Java
4 24 (24.24%) PHP
5 21 (21.21%) C++
5 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.10%) Python
7 9 (9.09%) Ruby
8 5 (5.05%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.05%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.04%) C
9 4 (4.04%) Scala
9 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.02%) Clojure
10 2 (2.02%) Erlang
10 2 (2.02%) Haskell
10 2 (2.02%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) HND
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Firmware
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Twitter
2 5 (5.05%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.04%) Google
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Sony
3 4 (4.04%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.03%) RedGate
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
4 3 (3.03%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago