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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.51% 2.76% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 2.88% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,200 £39,400
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
1047 1078 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.32% 95.91% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 947 957 778
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +1 24 £30,000 -8.39% 2
Torfaen - 9 £40,000 -
Bridgend +8 8 £36,500 +14.06%
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £35,500 - 1
Newport +4 1 £38,500 +20.31%
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (57.69%) .NET
2 43 (55.13%) C#
2 43 (55.13%) JavaScript
3 38 (48.72%) C++
3 38 (48.72%) HTML
3 38 (48.72%) CSS
4 37 (47.44%) SQL
5 31 (39.74%) Java
6 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 28 (35.90%) Degree
7 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
9 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
10 20 (25.64%) Visual Studio
11 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
11 19 (24.36%) OOD
11 19 (24.36%) jQuery
12 18 (23.08%) HTML5
12 18 (23.08%) OO
12 18 (23.08%) Scrum
13 16 (20.51%) Computer Science
14 15 (19.23%) Windows
14 15 (19.23%) OOP
15 13 (16.67%) Web Services
15 13 (16.67%) VB
15 13 (16.67%) CSS3
16 12 (15.38%) XML
17 11 (14.10%) Oracle
17 11 (14.10%) MVC
18 10 (12.82%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.13%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) Node.js
3 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) GitHub
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Riak
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Xcode
3 2 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Gradle
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) MSTest
4 1 (1.28%) Moq
4 1 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 5 (6.41%) Games
2 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (57.69%) .NET
2 38 (48.72%) HTML
2 38 (48.72%) CSS
3 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
4 19 (24.36%) jQuery
5 18 (23.08%) HTML5
6 13 (16.67%) Web Services
6 13 (16.67%) CSS3
7 12 (15.38%) XML
8 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.26%) XHTML
10 7 (8.97%) WCF
10 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (7.69%) WPF
11 6 (7.69%) Java EE
11 6 (7.69%) Ajax
11 6 (7.69%) J2EE
12 5 (6.41%) SOAP
13 4 (5.13%) WinForms
13 4 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.69%) GIS
3 6 (7.69%) IPTV
3 6 (7.69%) DTV
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) Social Network
5 3 (3.85%) Arduino
5 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.56%) Open Source
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Blog
7 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Mac OS
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
3 19 (24.36%) OOD
4 18 (23.08%) OO
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) OOP
6 11 (14.10%) MVC
7 10 (12.82%) Change Management
8 9 (11.54%) Time Management
9 5 (6.41%) CRM
9 5 (6.41%) ERP
9 5 (6.41%) TDD
10 4 (5.13%) Web Development
10 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.13%) UML
11 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.85%) Content Management
11 3 (3.85%) Web Design
11 3 (3.85%) SEO
11 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) C#
1 43 (55.13%) JavaScript
2 38 (48.72%) C++
3 37 (47.44%) SQL
4 31 (39.74%) Java
5 13 (16.67%) VB
6 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
7 9 (11.54%) PHP
8 8 (10.26%) Python
9 6 (7.69%) C
9 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.56%) VC++
10 2 (2.56%) Perl
11 1 (1.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) XAML
11 1 (1.28%) Groovy
11 1 (1.28%) Erlang
11 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) HND
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) Sage
4 3 (3.85%) Google
4 3 (3.85%) Facebook
4 3 (3.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) Coverity
5 1 (1.28%) Wind River
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