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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 46 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.42% 2.05% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 2.11% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 28
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £30,300 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £38,950
UK excluding London median 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 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
1115 1135 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.59% 96.76% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 963 994 905
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 35 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Newport +2 7 £27,500 -21.42%
Torfaen +18 5 £47,000 +17.50%
Bridgend - 2 £19,250 -
Software Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 69 (61.06%) C#
2 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (51.33%) .NET
4 50 (44.25%) SQL
5 45 (39.82%) MVC
6 39 (34.51%) C++
7 35 (30.97%) SQL Server
8 32 (28.32%) HTML
8 32 (28.32%) Scrum
9 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
10 28 (24.78%) ASP.NET
11 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
12 23 (20.35%) Degree
12 23 (20.35%) SDLC
13 22 (19.47%) XML
14 20 (17.70%) PHP
15 19 (16.81%) Marketing
15 19 (16.81%) TDD
15 19 (16.81%) CSS
15 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.81%) E-Commerce
16 18 (15.93%) Java
16 18 (15.93%) Finance
17 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (15.04%) QA
17 17 (15.04%) Games
17 17 (15.04%) C
18 16 (14.16%) VB
18 16 (14.16%) Python
18 16 (14.16%) Computer Science

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 12 (10.62%) Node.js
2 10 (8.85%) Apache
3 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) PaaS
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) HTTP
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.16%) Big Data
3 12 (10.62%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (7.96%) Data Mining
6 7 (6.19%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.19%) MySQL
6 7 (6.19%) Riak
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.54%) SQLite
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) NUnit
2 6 (5.31%) Moq
2 6 (5.31%) MSTest
3 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) Ant
6 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.88%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 19 (16.81%) Marketing
2 18 (15.93%) Finance
3 17 (15.04%) Games
4 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
5 11 (9.73%) Advertising
6 7 (6.19%) Welsh Language
7 3 (2.65%) Banking
8 2 (1.77%) Law
8 2 (1.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.33%) .NET
2 32 (28.32%) HTML
3 28 (24.78%) ASP.NET
4 22 (19.47%) XML
5 19 (16.81%) CSS
6 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (11.50%) HTML5
8 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (7.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (7.96%) jQuery
10 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.08%) WCF
11 7 (6.19%) Ajax
11 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.19%) WinForms
12 6 (5.31%) Web Services
13 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.54%) Apache Flex
14 3 (2.65%) CSS3
14 3 (2.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Informatics
5 1 (0.88%) IPTV
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
1 11 (9.73%) Unix
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) MVC
3 32 (28.32%) Scrum
4 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
5 23 (20.35%) SDLC
6 19 (16.81%) E-Commerce
6 19 (16.81%) TDD
7 13 (11.50%) DevOps
8 10 (8.85%) BDD
8 10 (8.85%) Online Marketing
8 10 (8.85%) OO
8 10 (8.85%) Test Planning
8 10 (8.85%) Time Management
9 9 (7.96%) Mobile Marketing
9 9 (7.96%) OOP
10 8 (7.08%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.08%) Functional Programming
10 8 (7.08%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.31%) OOD
12 5 (4.42%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.06%) C#
2 50 (44.25%) SQL
3 39 (34.51%) C++
4 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.70%) PHP
6 18 (15.93%) Java
7 17 (15.04%) C
8 16 (14.16%) Python
8 16 (14.16%) VB
9 15 (13.27%) VB.NET
10 14 (12.39%) T-SQL
11 10 (8.85%) Ruby
12 8 (7.08%) Erlang
12 8 (7.08%) Haskell
12 8 (7.08%) Scala
13 7 (6.19%) Clojure
14 4 (3.54%) Delphi
15 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.88%) R
16 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Snort
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.54%) Adobe
3 4 (3.54%) Sybase
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