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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 52 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 40 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.54% 1.63% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 1.66% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 33
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £36,500
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
1108 1205 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.05% 97.97% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1014 967
Median salary £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +28 29 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Newport +11 6 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Torfaen - 3 £32,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £16,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £31,000 -
Software Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (60.00%) C#
2 51 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (50.00%) .NET
4 36 (40.00%) MVC
5 32 (35.56%) HTML
6 31 (34.44%) SQL
7 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 26 (28.89%) Scrum
10 25 (27.78%) C++
11 24 (26.67%) Java
12 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
13 20 (22.22%) XML
13 20 (22.22%) CSS
13 20 (22.22%) PHP
14 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
15 18 (20.00%) Games
16 16 (17.78%) Finance
16 16 (17.78%) TDD
16 16 (17.78%) Degree
16 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.78%) SDLC
17 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (16.67%) HTML5
17 15 (16.67%) Python
18 13 (14.44%) Linux
18 13 (14.44%) VB
19 12 (13.33%) Big Data
19 12 (13.33%) Unix
20 11 (12.22%) PaaS

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 9 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
3 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) Moodle
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) PaaS
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) Big Data
3 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.78%) Data Mining
4 7 (7.78%) MySQL
5 5 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.44%) SQLite
7 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.33%) Riak
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) NUnit
1 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.56%) Moq
2 5 (5.56%) MSTest
3 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.33%) Subversion
3 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.11%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (20.00%) Games
2 16 (17.78%) Finance
3 10 (11.11%) Advertising
3 10 (11.11%) Marketing
3 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Welsh Language
5 2 (2.22%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.00%) .NET
2 32 (35.56%) HTML
3 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
4 20 (22.22%) CSS
4 20 (22.22%) XML
5 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 15 (16.67%) HTML5
6 9 (10.00%) Node.js
7 8 (8.89%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (8.89%) jQuery
8 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (7.78%) WCF
8 7 (7.78%) Web Services
9 6 (6.67%) Ajax
9 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.67%) WinForms
10 5 (5.56%) CSS3
10 5 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) User Experience
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.11%) Informatics
5 1 (1.11%) IPTV
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) MVC
3 26 (28.89%) Scrum
4 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.78%) SDLC
5 16 (17.78%) TDD
6 11 (12.22%) DevOps
7 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.00%) OO
9 8 (8.89%) BDD
10 7 (7.78%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (7.78%) OOP
11 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.56%) OOD
12 4 (4.44%) Project Management
12 4 (4.44%) SOLID
12 4 (4.44%) Web Development
13 3 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (3.33%) Data Analysis
13 3 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.00%) C#
2 31 (34.44%) SQL
3 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
4 25 (27.78%) C++
5 24 (26.67%) Java
6 20 (22.22%) PHP
7 15 (16.67%) Python
8 13 (14.44%) VB
9 10 (11.11%) C
9 10 (11.11%) Ruby
9 10 (11.11%) VB.NET
10 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.44%) Delphi
12 3 (3.33%) Clojure
12 3 (3.33%) Erlang
12 3 (3.33%) Haskell
12 3 (3.33%) R
12 3 (3.33%) Scala
13 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Sybase
2 7 (7.78%) TOWER Software
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) Adobe
5 3 (3.33%) Google
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