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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 77 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.63% 3.49% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 3.62% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 22
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 £31,200 £21,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
1192 1106 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 96.59% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 989 936
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -16 12 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Monmouthshire 0 3 £40,000 +28.00%
Newport -5 3 £35,000 -9.09%
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 - 3
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 24 (52.17%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) C++
4 17 (36.96%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) Java
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.26%) MVC
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) OOP
8 10 (21.74%) Python
9 9 (19.57%) PHP
9 9 (19.57%) Scrum
9 9 (19.57%) WinForms
9 9 (19.57%) Big Data
10 8 (17.39%) Node.js
10 8 (17.39%) Xamarin
10 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.39%) Ruby
10 8 (17.39%) Degree
11 7 (15.22%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) BDD
11 7 (15.22%) TOWER Software
11 7 (15.22%) TDD
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) XML
12 6 (13.04%) Subversion

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 8 (17.39%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Big Data
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) WinForms
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.22%) REST
4 6 (13.04%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) JSON
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
6 4 (8.70%) WCF
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.52%) WPF
8 2 (4.35%) Spring
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.35%) Ember.js
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) DTV
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.17%) IPTV
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.70%) Mac OS
4 4 (8.70%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
3 10 (21.74%) OOP
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) Cyber Security
8 4 (8.70%) OO
9 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Test Management
10 2 (4.35%) Data Mapping
10 2 (4.35%) UX Design
10 2 (4.35%) Product Management
10 2 (4.35%) Analytics
10 2 (4.35%) MVVM
10 2 (4.35%) UML
10 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) C++
3 16 (34.78%) Java
4 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) Python
6 9 (19.57%) PHP
7 8 (17.39%) Ruby
8 2 (4.35%) C
8 2 (4.35%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) XAML
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.17%) Korn
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Xamarin
2 7 (15.22%) TOWER Software
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Green Hills
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