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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 48 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.07% 3.14% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 3.25% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 28
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1264 1260 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.16% 96.55% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1121 922
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 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
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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 51 £33,750 +3.84% 12
North Wales -3 1 - - 2
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 54 (58.70%) C#
2 52 (56.52%) .NET
3 48 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 44 (47.83%) C++
4 44 (47.83%) SQL
5 42 (45.65%) HTML
6 40 (43.48%) CSS
7 35 (38.04%) Java
8 34 (36.96%) Degree
9 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
11 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
12 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
13 23 (25.00%) OOD
14 22 (23.91%) OO
14 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
15 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
16 20 (21.74%) Scrum
17 19 (20.65%) Computer Science
17 19 (20.65%) Windows
17 19 (20.65%) HTML5
18 18 (19.57%) jQuery
18 18 (19.57%) OOP
18 18 (19.57%) XML
19 16 (17.39%) Web Services
20 15 (16.30%) VB
21 14 (15.22%) VB.NET
22 13 (14.13%) CSS3
23 12 (13.04%) WCF
23 12 (13.04%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 3 (3.26%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) GitHub
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
5 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) SSDT
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Riak
6 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Subversion
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) MSTest
3 2 (2.17%) Xcode
3 2 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.09%) Moq
4 1 (1.09%) Mockito
4 1 (1.09%) Gradle
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
1 5 (5.43%) Games
2 4 (4.35%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (56.52%) .NET
2 42 (45.65%) HTML
3 40 (43.48%) CSS
4 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
5 19 (20.65%) HTML5
6 18 (19.57%) jQuery
6 18 (19.57%) XML
7 16 (17.39%) Web Services
8 13 (14.13%) CSS3
9 12 (13.04%) WCF
9 12 (13.04%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (7.61%) WinForms
11 7 (7.61%) WPF
12 6 (6.52%) XHTML
13 5 (5.43%) J2EE
13 5 (5.43%) STL
13 5 (5.43%) Java EE
13 5 (5.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (5.43%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.52%) IPTV
4 6 (6.52%) DTV
4 6 (6.52%) GIS
5 5 (5.43%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.26%) Social Network
7 2 (2.17%) iPhone
7 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 2 (2.17%) Arduino
7 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.09%) Blog
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 8 (8.70%) Mac OS
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.26%) Android
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
3 23 (25.00%) OOD
4 22 (23.91%) OO
5 20 (21.74%) Scrum
6 18 (19.57%) OOP
7 10 (10.87%) Change Management
7 10 (10.87%) MVC
8 7 (7.61%) Web Development
8 7 (7.61%) TDD
8 7 (7.61%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) CRM
9 5 (5.43%) ERP
10 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.26%) UML
11 3 (3.26%) SEO
11 3 (3.26%) Content Management
11 3 (3.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) C#
2 48 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 44 (47.83%) C++
3 44 (47.83%) SQL
4 35 (38.04%) Java
5 15 (16.30%) VB
6 14 (15.22%) VB.NET
7 12 (13.04%) PHP
8 11 (11.96%) Python
8 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
9 8 (8.70%) C
10 5 (5.43%) Ruby
11 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 3 (3.26%) VB6
12 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.17%) VC++
13 1 (1.09%) XAML
13 1 (1.09%) XPath
13 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (36.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) HND
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Sage
4 3 (3.26%) Google
4 3 (3.26%) Facebook
4 3 (3.26%) Twitter
5 2 (2.17%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Coverity
6 1 (1.09%) Wind River
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
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