The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 37 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 47 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.33% 5.12% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 5.23% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 31
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,620 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
864 1052 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.07% 97.86% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 765 917 1053
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 25 £40,000 - 6
Newport +6 16 £35,000 - 2
Torfaen +10 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Bridgend - 2 £31,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £39,000 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 61 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (59.60%) C#
3 54 (54.55%) .NET
4 51 (51.52%) HTML
5 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
6 46 (46.46%) CSS
7 39 (39.39%) ASP.NET
8 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
9 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
10 34 (34.34%) SQL
10 34 (34.34%) MVC
11 32 (32.32%) Scrum
12 28 (28.28%) jQuery
13 25 (25.25%) Java
14 23 (23.23%) C++
14 23 (23.23%) PHP
14 23 (23.23%) TDD
15 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
17 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
18 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
19 17 (17.17%) XML
20 16 (16.16%) Games
21 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
21 15 (15.15%) DevOps
21 15 (15.15%) SDLC
22 14 (14.14%) User Experience
22 14 (14.14%) Node.js
22 14 (14.14%) Degree
23 12 (12.12%) Python

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.07%) ColdFusion
2 6 (6.06%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) GitHub
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Broadband
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.08%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.02%) Riak
8 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
4 3 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.03%) NUnit
4 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.02%) NMock
6 1 (1.01%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 16 (16.16%) Games
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 4 (4.04%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.55%) .NET
2 51 (51.52%) HTML
3 46 (46.46%) CSS
4 39 (39.39%) ASP.NET
5 28 (28.28%) jQuery
6 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (17.17%) XML
8 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
9 14 (14.14%) Node.js
10 10 (10.10%) XForms
11 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 9 (9.09%) WCF
11 9 (9.09%) Web Services
12 8 (8.08%) HTML5
12 8 (8.08%) XSLT
13 6 (6.06%) Ajax
13 6 (6.06%) CSS3
13 6 (6.06%) Sass
13 6 (6.06%) STL
13 6 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) User Experience
2 10 (10.10%) Informatics
2 10 (10.10%) NHS
3 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) Blog
4 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.05%) Statistics
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.01%) EPoS
7 1 (1.01%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.01%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) MVC
3 32 (32.32%) Scrum
4 23 (23.23%) TDD
5 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.15%) DevOps
6 15 (15.15%) SDLC
7 10 (10.10%) Coaching
8 6 (6.06%) Cross-Platform Development
8 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.06%) OO
9 5 (5.05%) OOP
9 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.03%) Graceful Degradation
11 3 (3.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (59.60%) C#
2 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 34 (34.34%) SQL
4 25 (25.25%) Java
5 23 (23.23%) C++
5 23 (23.23%) PHP
6 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
7 12 (12.12%) Python
8 9 (9.09%) Ruby
9 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.04%) C
10 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.04%) Scala
10 4 (4.04%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.03%) VB
12 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.02%) Clojure
12 2 (2.02%) Erlang
12 2 (2.02%) Haskell
13 1 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Firmware
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.04%) SAP
3 4 (4.04%) Sony
3 4 (4.04%) Twitter
4 3 (3.03%) RedGate
5 2 (2.02%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle
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