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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 55 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.37% 2.30% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.39% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 26
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,100 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
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
1087 1047 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.28% 96.14% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 968 923 718
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,186 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 -4 22 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bridgend +8 9 £36,500 +14.06%
Torfaen - 4 £32,750 - 2
Newport -2 1 £38,500 +20.31%
Monmouthshire - 1 £32,500 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 43 (65.15%) HTML
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 37 (56.06%) CSS
3 35 (53.03%) .NET
4 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 29 (43.94%) C#
5 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
6 27 (40.91%) C++
7 26 (39.39%) Java
8 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
11 18 (27.27%) Scrum
11 18 (27.27%) jQuery
12 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
13 16 (24.24%) Degree
13 16 (24.24%) HTML5
14 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
14 15 (22.73%) OO
14 15 (22.73%) PHP
14 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
15 13 (19.70%) OOD
15 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (18.18%) Content Management
16 12 (18.18%) Social Network
16 12 (18.18%) Symfony
16 12 (18.18%) SEO
16 12 (18.18%) CSS3
17 11 (16.67%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (6.06%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) GitHub
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Riak
7 1 (1.52%) MySQL
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.15%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Xcode
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) MSTest
4 1 (1.52%) Moq
4 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 10 (15.15%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) HTML
2 37 (56.06%) CSS
3 35 (53.03%) .NET
4 18 (27.27%) jQuery
5 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
6 16 (24.24%) HTML5
7 12 (18.18%) Symfony
7 12 (18.18%) CSS3
8 11 (16.67%) Web Services
9 9 (13.64%) XML
10 7 (10.61%) J2EE
10 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.61%) Java EE
11 6 (9.09%) XHTML
11 6 (9.09%) SOAP
11 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (7.58%) Ajax
12 5 (7.58%) WCF
13 4 (6.06%) WPF
13 4 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Social Network
2 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.61%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.06%) GIS
4 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.55%) Arduino
6 2 (3.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.52%) Open Source
7 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.52%) DTV
7 1 (1.52%) Blog
7 1 (1.52%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Scrum
4 15 (22.73%) OO
5 13 (19.70%) OOD
6 12 (18.18%) Content Management
6 12 (18.18%) SEO
7 11 (16.67%) MVC
8 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.09%) OOP
10 5 (7.58%) UML
11 4 (6.06%) Time Management
12 3 (4.55%) Android Development
12 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
12 3 (4.55%) Web Design
12 3 (4.55%) TDD
13 2 (3.03%) Web Development
14 1 (1.52%) Product Management
14 1 (1.52%) Reverse Engineering
14 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.94%) C#
4 27 (40.91%) C++
5 26 (39.39%) Java
6 15 (22.73%) PHP
7 8 (12.12%) VB
8 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
9 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.58%) Python
10 3 (4.55%) C
11 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.03%) Perl
11 2 (3.03%) VC++
12 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.52%) XAML
12 1 (1.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) Google
2 10 (15.15%) Facebook
2 10 (15.15%) Twitter
3 1 (1.52%) Coverity
3 1 (1.52%) Wind River
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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