The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 50 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 51 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.96% 1.54% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 1.58% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 47 21 39
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £30,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1392 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.75% 97.34% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1148 1131
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 £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
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 Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Wales region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Wales

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Wales

Software Developer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South Wales +26 39 £30,500 -12.85% 1
West Wales -9 5 £30,000 -12.40% 1
North Wales +10 3 - -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 79 (62.20%) C#
2 77 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (55.12%) .NET
4 60 (47.24%) MVC
5 49 (38.58%) SQL
6 46 (36.22%) HTML
7 42 (33.07%) ASP.NET
8 41 (32.28%) SQL Server
9 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
10 36 (28.35%) Scrum
11 35 (27.56%) C++
12 31 (24.41%) CSS
12 31 (24.41%) Degree
13 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
13 24 (18.90%) Java
13 24 (18.90%) SDLC
14 23 (18.11%) TDD
15 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.32%) HTML5
16 21 (16.54%) jQuery
16 21 (16.54%) XML
17 20 (15.75%) PHP
18 18 (14.17%) VB
18 18 (14.17%) VB.NET
18 18 (14.17%) Games
19 17 (13.39%) Marketing
19 17 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (13.39%) Advertising
19 17 (13.39%) C
19 17 (13.39%) OO

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.66%) Apache
1 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.15%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.79%) Moodle
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) PaaS
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) SaaS
4 4 (3.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.72%) Internet
3 3 (2.36%) HTTP
4 2 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) Big Data
3 11 (8.66%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.09%) Data Mining
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (5.51%) MySQL
7 6 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.72%) Riak
8 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.15%) SQLite
10 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) NUnit
2 9 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.94%) Moq
3 5 (3.94%) MSTest
4 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.57%) Subversion
4 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.79%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (14.17%) Games
2 17 (13.39%) Advertising
2 17 (13.39%) Marketing
3 16 (12.60%) Finance
4 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.72%) Welsh Language
6 3 (2.36%) Banking
7 2 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (55.12%) .NET
2 46 (36.22%) HTML
3 42 (33.07%) ASP.NET
4 31 (24.41%) CSS
5 22 (17.32%) HTML5
6 21 (16.54%) jQuery
6 21 (16.54%) XML
7 17 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (12.60%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (11.02%) Web Services
10 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.24%) Node.js
11 11 (8.66%) Ajax
11 11 (8.66%) CSS3
12 9 (7.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (6.30%) WCF
14 7 (5.51%) JSON
15 6 (4.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) User Experience
3 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
5 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.79%) Informatics
5 1 (0.79%) IPTV
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Linux
1 11 (8.66%) Unix
2 2 (1.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (47.24%) MVC
3 36 (28.35%) Scrum
4 24 (18.90%) SDLC
4 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
5 23 (18.11%) TDD
6 17 (13.39%) E-Commerce
6 17 (13.39%) OO
7 13 (10.24%) OOP
8 12 (9.45%) DevOps
9 11 (8.66%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.87%) BDD
10 10 (7.87%) Web Development
11 9 (7.09%) Mobile Marketing
12 8 (6.30%) Online Marketing
12 8 (6.30%) Test Planning
12 8 (6.30%) Time Management
12 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.72%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.72%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 79 (62.20%) C#
2 49 (38.58%) SQL
3 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
4 35 (27.56%) C++
5 24 (18.90%) Java
6 20 (15.75%) PHP
7 18 (14.17%) VB
7 18 (14.17%) VB.NET
8 17 (13.39%) C
9 16 (12.60%) Python
10 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
11 10 (7.87%) Ruby
12 6 (4.72%) Clojure
12 6 (4.72%) Erlang
12 6 (4.72%) Haskell
12 6 (4.72%) Scala
13 4 (3.15%) Delphi
14 3 (2.36%) R
15 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.15%) Adobe
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) Sybase
4 3 (2.36%) Sun
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
European Aeronautical Group UK Ltd.
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago