The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 79 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.58% 2.84% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.92% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 49
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 £32,250 £22,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1327 1265 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.40% 97.01% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1079 1088
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 June 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
South Wales -14 17 £37,500 +15.38% 3
North Wales -4 3 £33,750 -3.57% 2
West Wales +13 2 £34,250 +52.22% 1
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 33 (49.25%) C#
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) .NET
4 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
5 23 (34.33%) C++
6 20 (29.85%) Java
6 20 (29.85%) SQL
7 19 (28.36%) HTML
7 19 (28.36%) MVC
8 14 (20.90%) CSS
8 14 (20.90%) Windows
9 13 (19.40%) TDD
10 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
10 12 (17.91%) XML
10 12 (17.91%) OOP
10 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
11 11 (16.42%) OO
11 11 (16.42%) PHP
11 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.42%) Scrum
11 11 (16.42%) Degree
11 11 (16.42%) HTML5
12 10 (14.93%) jQuery
12 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.43%) OOD
13 9 (13.43%) Python
13 9 (13.43%) Web Services
13 9 (13.43%) Node.js
14 8 (11.94%) Big Data
14 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (13.43%) Node.js
2 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) SaaS
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Big Data
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Moq
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Advertising
2 4 (5.97%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) HTML
3 14 (20.90%) CSS
4 12 (17.91%) XML
4 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.42%) HTML5
6 10 (14.93%) jQuery
7 9 (13.43%) Web Services
8 8 (11.94%) WinForms
9 7 (10.45%) REST
10 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.96%) WCF
11 5 (7.46%) XHTML
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.97%) Widevine
12 4 (5.97%) PlayReady
12 4 (5.97%) WPF
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
12 4 (5.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.94%) DTV
1 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Mac OS
3 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.46%) Android
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) MVC
3 13 (19.40%) TDD
4 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.91%) OOP
5 11 (16.42%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) Scrum
6 9 (13.43%) OOD
7 6 (8.96%) BDD
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.97%) Cyber Security
9 4 (5.97%) Change Management
9 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Test Management
10 3 (4.48%) Open Source
10 3 (4.48%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) C#
2 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.33%) C++
4 20 (29.85%) Java
4 20 (29.85%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) PHP
6 9 (13.43%) Python
7 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.94%) VB
7 8 (11.94%) Ruby
8 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
9 5 (7.46%) C
9 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.48%) VB6
11 2 (2.99%) XAML
12 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.49%) Korn
12 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.49%) Perl
12 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Xamarin
3 6 (8.96%) TOWER Software
4 4 (5.97%) Apple
5 3 (4.48%) Twitter
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Green Hills
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
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