The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.66% 3.52% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 3.65% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1039 1151 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.74% 96.40% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1021 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 29 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014. 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
Cardiff +4 23 £32,500 - 5
Bridgend +11 8 £35,500 +5.18% 1
Torfaen - 8 £41,250 -
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £37,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £35,500 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 47 (54.02%) C#
2 45 (51.72%) C++
2 45 (51.72%) .NET
3 41 (47.13%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.68%) SQL
5 35 (40.23%) HTML
5 35 (40.23%) Java
6 34 (39.08%) CSS
7 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (35.63%) Degree
9 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
10 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
11 22 (25.29%) Visual Studio
12 21 (24.14%) Scrum
13 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
14 19 (21.84%) OOP
14 19 (21.84%) OOD
15 18 (20.69%) OO
15 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
15 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
15 18 (20.69%) HTML5
16 15 (17.24%) jQuery
16 15 (17.24%) Windows
17 14 (16.09%) Web Services
18 13 (14.94%) XML
18 13 (14.94%) CSS3
19 11 (12.64%) VB
19 11 (12.64%) VB.NET
19 11 (12.64%) PHP
19 11 (12.64%) Python

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Xcode
3 2 (2.30%) Ant
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) MSTest
4 1 (1.15%) Moq
4 1 (1.15%) Mockito
4 1 (1.15%) Gradle
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.15%) Spock
General
1 5 (5.75%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.72%) .NET
2 35 (40.23%) HTML
3 34 (39.08%) CSS
4 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
5 18 (20.69%) HTML5
6 15 (17.24%) jQuery
7 14 (16.09%) Web Services
8 13 (14.94%) XML
8 13 (14.94%) CSS3
9 8 (9.20%) STL
9 8 (9.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (8.05%) WCF
10 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (6.90%) WPF
11 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.90%) Qt
12 5 (5.75%) Java EE
12 5 (5.75%) J2EE
13 4 (4.60%) COM
13 4 (4.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) GIS
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Digital Media
4 6 (6.90%) DTV
4 6 (6.90%) IPTV
5 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.45%) Social Network
7 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 2 (2.30%) Open Source
7 2 (2.30%) Physics
7 2 (2.30%) Arduino
8 1 (1.15%) Blog
8 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.15%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Mac OS
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 21 (24.14%) Scrum
4 19 (21.84%) OOP
4 19 (21.84%) OOD
5 18 (20.69%) OO
6 10 (11.49%) Change Management
7 8 (9.20%) MVC
7 8 (9.20%) TDD
8 6 (6.90%) Time Management
9 5 (5.75%) CRM
9 5 (5.75%) ERP
10 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.60%) Web Development
11 3 (3.45%) Android Development
11 3 (3.45%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.45%) Content Management
11 3 (3.45%) SEO
11 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) C#
2 45 (51.72%) C++
3 41 (47.13%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.68%) SQL
5 35 (40.23%) Java
6 11 (12.64%) PHP
6 11 (12.64%) VB
6 11 (12.64%) VB.NET
6 11 (12.64%) Python
7 8 (9.20%) C
8 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.60%) VC++
9 4 (4.60%) Ruby
10 3 (3.45%) Perl
11 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.15%) Erlang
12 1 (1.15%) Groovy
12 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) HND
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Sage
4 3 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Facebook
4 3 (3.45%) Twitter
5 2 (2.30%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Coverity
6 1 (1.15%) Wind River
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