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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 42 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 51 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.59% 3.28% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 3.41% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 23
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,360
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,000 £37,500
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
1082 1144 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.30% 96.30% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1030 824
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 £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +12 23 £35,000 +15.70% 3
Bridgend +12 8 £35,000 +9.37%
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Neath Port Talbot +12 4 £37,000 +76.19%
Torfaen - 3 £42,500 -
Caerphilly - 2 £30,000 -
Newport +10 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Monmouthshire - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 56 (58.33%) C#
2 51 (53.13%) C++
3 46 (47.92%) .NET
4 41 (42.71%) SQL
5 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 35 (36.46%) Java
7 34 (35.42%) Degree
8 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 26 (27.08%) HTML
10 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 25 (26.04%) CSS
12 23 (23.96%) Software Engineering
13 22 (22.92%) OOP
13 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
14 20 (20.83%) Web Services
14 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
15 19 (19.79%) Computer Science
16 18 (18.75%) Scrum
16 18 (18.75%) XML
17 17 (17.71%) OO
17 17 (17.71%) OOD
18 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
19 14 (14.58%) STL
19 14 (14.58%) PHP
19 14 (14.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 13 (13.54%) VB.NET
20 13 (13.54%) jQuery
21 12 (12.50%) TDD
21 12 (12.50%) VB

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.04%) Confluence
1 1 (1.04%) Node.js
1 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
1 2 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Riak
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.08%) Xcode
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.04%) Spock
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) JIRA
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) Mockito
3 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.04%) Gradle
General
1 5 (5.21%) Games
2 4 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (47.92%) .NET
2 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 26 (27.08%) HTML
4 25 (26.04%) CSS
5 20 (20.83%) Web Services
6 18 (18.75%) XML
7 14 (14.58%) STL
7 14 (14.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (13.54%) jQuery
9 10 (10.42%) Qt
9 10 (10.42%) HTML5
10 8 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.33%) WCF
11 7 (7.29%) CSS3
11 7 (7.29%) XHTML
12 6 (6.25%) SOAP
12 6 (6.25%) WPF
12 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (5.21%) COM
13 5 (5.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.42%) GIS
2 10 (10.42%) Digital Media
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) DTV
4 6 (6.25%) IPTV
5 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.17%) Physics
7 2 (2.08%) iPhone
7 2 (2.08%) Open Source
8 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.04%) Arduino
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.04%) Blog
8 1 (1.04%) Social Network
8 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.17%) Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.96%) Software Engineering
3 22 (22.92%) OOP
4 18 (18.75%) Scrum
5 17 (17.71%) OO
5 17 (17.71%) OOD
6 12 (12.50%) TDD
7 10 (10.42%) Change Management
8 9 (9.38%) MVC
8 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.25%) Time Management
9 6 (6.25%) BDD
10 5 (5.21%) CRM
10 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.21%) ERP
11 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.17%) Cartography
12 3 (3.13%) Web Development
12 3 (3.13%) Release Management
13 2 (2.08%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.33%) C#
2 51 (53.13%) C++
3 41 (42.71%) SQL
4 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 35 (36.46%) Java
6 14 (14.58%) PHP
7 13 (13.54%) VB.NET
8 12 (12.50%) Python
8 12 (12.50%) VB
9 11 (11.46%) C
10 8 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 8 (8.33%) Ruby
11 5 (5.21%) VC++
12 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.13%) Perl
13 1 (1.04%) Korn
13 1 (1.04%) Erlang
13 1 (1.04%) Groovy
13 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) HND
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Sage
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.04%) Google
4 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.04%) Facebook
4 1 (1.04%) Twitter
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Blue Town Online
Salary: £29,731 - 33,119 per year
Posted: 13 days ago