The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 58 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.76% 4.18% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 4.30% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 36
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £37,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
981 1000 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 97.28% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 908 789
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 14 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Caerphilly - 8 £33,500 -
Torfaen - 3 £28,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan -1 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Newport -14 1 £21,000 -35.38% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (68.00%) HTML
2 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
3 28 (56.00%) SQL
4 23 (46.00%) C#
5 22 (44.00%) .NET
6 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (38.00%) PHP
6 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
7 18 (36.00%) CSS
8 16 (32.00%) SEO
8 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (32.00%) Symfony
9 15 (30.00%) Social Network
9 15 (30.00%) Content Management
9 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
10 14 (28.00%) jQuery
11 12 (24.00%) Ajax
12 11 (22.00%) Google
12 11 (22.00%) MVC
12 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (22.00%) Facebook
12 11 (22.00%) Twitter
13 10 (20.00%) GitHub
13 10 (20.00%) Back Office
13 10 (20.00%) Oracle
13 10 (20.00%) Subversion
14 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
3 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 10 (20.00%) Back Office
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 18 (36.00%) CSS
4 16 (32.00%) Symfony
5 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (28.00%) jQuery
7 12 (24.00%) Ajax
8 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.00%) XHTML
9 7 (14.00%) Web Services
10 6 (12.00%) HTML5
10 6 (12.00%) XML
11 5 (10.00%) WCF
12 4 (8.00%) LINQ
12 4 (8.00%) ADO
13 3 (6.00%) Sass
13 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (6.00%) CSS3
13 3 (6.00%) EDI
13 3 (6.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Social Network
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Arduino
5 1 (2.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) SEO
2 15 (30.00%) Content Management
3 11 (22.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Web Design
8 4 (8.00%) Workflow
8 4 (8.00%) OOD
9 3 (6.00%) UML
9 3 (6.00%) Time Management
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) System Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 23 (46.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.00%) PHP
4 8 (16.00%) C++
4 8 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) XPath
7 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) VC++
8 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.00%) XAML
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Google
1 11 (22.00%) Facebook
1 11 (22.00%) Twitter
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Zend
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum - bonus, flexitime etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago