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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.81% 3.25% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 3.37% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 23
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 £25,800 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1046 1129 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.67% 96.50% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1000 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 25 £32,500 - 10
Torfaen - 9 £40,000 -
Bridgend +10 7 £36,000 +7.46% 1
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £37,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £35,500 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (55.17%) C#
2 47 (54.02%) .NET
3 44 (50.57%) C++
4 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
5 40 (45.98%) SQL
6 37 (42.53%) HTML
7 36 (41.38%) CSS
8 34 (39.08%) Java
9 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (35.63%) Degree
11 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
11 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
12 23 (26.44%) Visual Studio
13 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET
14 20 (22.99%) Scrum
15 19 (21.84%) OOD
15 19 (21.84%) HTML5
16 18 (20.69%) OOP
16 18 (20.69%) OO
16 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
17 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
17 17 (19.54%) jQuery
18 15 (17.24%) Windows
19 13 (14.94%) Web Services
19 13 (14.94%) XML
19 13 (14.94%) CSS3
20 12 (13.79%) VB
21 11 (12.64%) VB.NET
21 11 (12.64%) PHP
21 11 (12.64%) Python

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (3.45%) Node.js
2 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Xcode
3 2 (2.30%) Ant
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) MSTest
4 1 (1.15%) Moq
4 1 (1.15%) Mockito
4 1 (1.15%) Gradle
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.75%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) .NET
2 37 (42.53%) HTML
3 36 (41.38%) CSS
4 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 19 (21.84%) HTML5
6 17 (19.54%) jQuery
7 13 (14.94%) Web Services
7 13 (14.94%) XML
7 13 (14.94%) CSS3
8 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.05%) WCF
9 6 (6.90%) WPF
9 6 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (6.90%) XHTML
9 6 (6.90%) STL
10 5 (5.75%) J2EE
10 5 (5.75%) Qt
10 5 (5.75%) Java EE
11 4 (4.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) GIS
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) DTV
3 6 (6.90%) IPTV
4 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.75%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.45%) Social Network
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
6 2 (2.30%) Open Source
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Arduino
6 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Physics
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.15%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Mac OS
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 20 (22.99%) Scrum
4 19 (21.84%) OOD
5 18 (20.69%) OOP
5 18 (20.69%) OO
6 10 (11.49%) Change Management
7 9 (10.34%) MVC
8 7 (8.05%) TDD
8 7 (8.05%) Time Management
9 5 (5.75%) CRM
9 5 (5.75%) ERP
10 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.60%) Web Development
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.45%) Android Development
11 3 (3.45%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.45%) Content Management
11 3 (3.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) C#
2 44 (50.57%) C++
3 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
4 40 (45.98%) SQL
5 34 (39.08%) Java
6 12 (13.79%) VB
7 11 (12.64%) VB.NET
7 11 (12.64%) Python
7 11 (12.64%) PHP
8 8 (9.20%) C
9 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
11 3 (3.45%) VC++
11 3 (3.45%) Perl
12 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.15%) XAML
13 1 (1.15%) Erlang
13 1 (1.15%) Groovy
13 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) HND
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Sage
4 3 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Facebook
4 3 (3.45%) Twitter
5 2 (2.30%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Coverity
6 1 (1.15%) Wind River
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Upto 36,000
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