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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 44 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.50% 2.26% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 2.33% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 27
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £31,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1162 1158 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.64% 97.07% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1013 835
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 36 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Torfaen +13 9 £47,000 +25.33%
Newport +3 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Bridgend - 2 £19,250 -
Software Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 (57.01%) C#
2 58 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (48.60%) .NET
4 51 (47.66%) SQL
5 40 (37.38%) MVC
6 39 (36.45%) C++
7 33 (30.84%) SQL Server
8 30 (28.04%) HTML
9 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
10 27 (25.23%) ASP.NET
10 27 (25.23%) Scrum
10 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
11 22 (20.56%) Degree
12 21 (19.63%) C
13 20 (18.69%) XML
14 19 (17.76%) Marketing
14 19 (17.76%) E-Commerce
14 19 (17.76%) CSS
14 19 (17.76%) SDLC
15 18 (16.82%) Finance
16 17 (15.89%) QA
16 17 (15.89%) Java
16 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
18 15 (14.02%) TDD
18 15 (14.02%) PHP
18 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (14.02%) Big Data
19 14 (13.08%) PaaS
19 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (10.28%) Node.js
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) PaaS
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.67%) HTTP
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) SSL
3 2 (1.87%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) Big Data
3 13 (12.15%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (8.41%) Data Mining
6 7 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.54%) MySQL
6 7 (6.54%) Riak
7 6 (5.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.74%) SQLite
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) NUnit
2 6 (5.61%) Moq
2 6 (5.61%) MSTest
3 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.80%) Maven
4 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.87%) Ant
5 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.87%) JUnit
5 2 (1.87%) TestNG
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.93%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (17.76%) Marketing
2 18 (16.82%) Finance
3 14 (13.08%) Games
3 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
4 12 (11.21%) Advertising
5 7 (6.54%) Welsh Language
6 3 (2.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Law
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (48.60%) .NET
2 30 (28.04%) HTML
3 27 (25.23%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.69%) XML
5 19 (17.76%) CSS
6 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (11.21%) HTML5
8 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (8.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (7.48%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.48%) WCF
10 8 (7.48%) Web Services
11 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.61%) jQuery
12 6 (5.61%) WinForms
13 5 (4.67%) Ajax
14 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.74%) Apache Flex
15 3 (2.80%) CSS3
15 3 (2.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.28%) User Experience
4 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.87%) DTV
4 2 (1.87%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Informatics
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
1 13 (12.15%) Unix
2 2 (1.87%) Android
2 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) AIX
3 1 (0.93%) VMS
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.38%) MVC
3 27 (25.23%) Scrum
3 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
4 19 (17.76%) E-Commerce
4 19 (17.76%) SDLC
5 15 (14.02%) TDD
6 11 (10.28%) DevOps
7 10 (9.35%) Online Marketing
7 10 (9.35%) Test Planning
7 10 (9.35%) Time Management
8 9 (8.41%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.41%) Functional Programming
8 9 (8.41%) Mobile Marketing
8 9 (8.41%) OO
9 8 (7.48%) BDD
10 7 (6.54%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.61%) OOD
11 6 (5.61%) OOP
12 5 (4.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.01%) C#
2 51 (47.66%) SQL
3 39 (36.45%) C++
4 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.63%) C
6 17 (15.89%) Java
7 15 (14.02%) PHP
8 14 (13.08%) VB
8 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
9 13 (12.15%) Python
9 13 (12.15%) T-SQL
10 9 (8.41%) Erlang
10 9 (8.41%) Haskell
10 9 (8.41%) Scala
11 7 (6.54%) Clojure
11 7 (6.54%) Ruby
12 4 (3.74%) Delphi
13 2 (1.87%) Lisp
13 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.74%) Adobe
4 4 (3.74%) Sybase
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