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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 42 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.96% 2.77% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 2.81% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,800 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1147 1173 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.03% 98.32% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1025 718
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
Cardiff +27 50 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Torfaen -1 7 £47,000 +51.61%
Newport +1 1 £35,000 -9.09%
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 51 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.81%) C#
3 44 (51.16%) SQL
4 38 (44.19%) C++
4 38 (44.19%) .NET
5 29 (33.72%) Software Engineering
6 27 (31.40%) Scrum
7 25 (29.07%) Java
8 24 (27.91%) MVC
9 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.09%) Degree
11 19 (22.09%) QA
12 18 (20.93%) HTML
13 16 (18.60%) C
13 16 (18.60%) Linux
13 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
14 14 (16.28%) Marketing
14 14 (16.28%) TDD
14 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
14 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
14 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
14 14 (16.28%) BDD
15 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
15 13 (15.12%) Big Data
15 13 (15.12%) Time Management
15 13 (15.12%) SDLC
16 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.95%) Test Planning
16 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (13.95%) Node.js
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) PaaS
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) GitHub
4 3 (3.49%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) Big Data
2 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (10.47%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.81%) Riak
6 4 (4.65%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.65%) MySQL
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Maven
2 4 (4.65%) Ant
2 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.65%) JMeter
3 3 (3.49%) Moq
3 3 (3.49%) MSTest
3 3 (3.49%) NUnit
3 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) Hudson
4 2 (2.33%) JUnit
4 2 (2.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) TestNG
General
1 14 (16.28%) Marketing
2 11 (12.79%) Finance
3 10 (11.63%) Games
4 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.98%) Advertising
6 5 (5.81%) Welsh Language
7 2 (2.33%) Back Office
7 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.16%) Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Law
8 1 (1.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.19%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) HTML
3 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.79%) CSS
4 11 (12.79%) XML
5 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.81%) HTML5
6 5 (5.81%) Web Services
7 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (4.65%) SOAP
7 4 (4.65%) WCF
7 4 (4.65%) WinForms
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.49%) Java EE
8 3 (3.49%) REST
9 2 (2.33%) JSF
9 2 (2.33%) JSON
9 2 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) User Experience
4 6 (6.98%) DTV
5 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.49%) IPTV
6 2 (2.33%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (4.65%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 2 (2.33%) VMS
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) Software Engineering
3 27 (31.40%) Scrum
4 24 (27.91%) MVC
5 14 (16.28%) BDD
5 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.28%) TDD
6 13 (15.12%) SDLC
6 13 (15.12%) Time Management
7 12 (13.95%) Test Planning
8 10 (11.63%) DevOps
8 10 (11.63%) Online Marketing
9 9 (10.47%) OO
9 9 (10.47%) OOP
10 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) Functional Programming
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.81%) Project Management
11 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.81%) C#
2 44 (51.16%) SQL
3 38 (44.19%) C++
4 25 (29.07%) Java
5 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 16 (18.60%) C
7 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
8 11 (12.79%) Python
9 10 (11.63%) PHP
10 9 (10.47%) Ruby
10 9 (10.47%) VB
10 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
11 7 (8.14%) Erlang
11 7 (8.14%) Haskell
11 7 (8.14%) Scala
12 5 (5.81%) Clojure
13 3 (3.49%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.33%) Lisp
15 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.09%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
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