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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 61 77 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.09% 1.91% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 1.95% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 45
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1076 1232 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.91% 98.25% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1060 969
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +17 25 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Newport +6 5 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Torfaen +1 2 £32,500 -15.03%
Caerphilly - 1 £31,000 -
Software Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 51 (62.20%) C#
2 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (52.44%) .NET
4 33 (40.24%) MVC
5 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
6 30 (36.59%) HTML
7 28 (34.15%) Java
8 25 (30.49%) SQL
8 25 (30.49%) Scrum
9 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
10 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET
11 21 (25.61%) CSS
12 20 (24.39%) SDLC
13 19 (23.17%) PHP
13 19 (23.17%) C++
14 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
15 16 (19.51%) Python
15 16 (19.51%) TDD
16 15 (18.29%) Games
17 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
18 12 (14.63%) Degree
18 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
19 11 (13.41%) HTML5
19 11 (13.41%) Ruby
19 11 (13.41%) XML
20 10 (12.20%) Finance
20 10 (12.20%) jQuery
20 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
21 9 (10.98%) DevOps

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 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) PaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
1 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Big Data
3 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (6.10%) MySQL
5 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.44%) SQLite
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Riak
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.10%) NUnit
4 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) Moq
5 3 (3.66%) MSTest
6 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.22%) JUnit
7 1 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) NMock
7 1 (1.22%) Selenium
7 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.22%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (18.29%) Games
2 10 (12.20%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Advertising
4 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.88%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) .NET
2 30 (36.59%) HTML
3 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET
4 21 (25.61%) CSS
5 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.41%) HTML5
6 11 (13.41%) XML
7 10 (12.20%) jQuery
8 9 (10.98%) Web Services
9 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
9 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (9.76%) Node.js
10 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.32%) Ajax
11 6 (7.32%) J2EE
11 6 (7.32%) Spring
11 6 (7.32%) WCF
12 5 (6.10%) WinForms
13 4 (4.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.22%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.22%) Informatics
4 1 (1.22%) IPTV
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Unix
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) MVC
3 25 (30.49%) Scrum
4 20 (24.39%) SDLC
5 16 (19.51%) TDD
6 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.98%) DevOps
7 9 (10.98%) OO
8 8 (9.76%) BDD
8 8 (9.76%) OOP
9 6 (7.32%) Web Development
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.88%) OOD
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
11 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.66%) Mobile Marketing
11 3 (3.66%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 28 (34.15%) Java
4 25 (30.49%) SQL
5 19 (23.17%) C++
5 19 (23.17%) PHP
6 16 (19.51%) Python
7 11 (13.41%) Ruby
8 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
9 8 (9.76%) VB
10 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.88%) C
12 3 (3.66%) R
13 2 (2.44%) Delphi
13 2 (2.44%) Scala
14 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.22%) Clojure
14 1 (1.22%) Erlang
14 1 (1.22%) Haskell
14 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) TOWER Software
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) Sybase
4 3 (3.66%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
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