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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 82 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.14% 3.91% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 4.05% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 33
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £21,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1373 1259 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.86% 96.40% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1094 1121
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 -34 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North Wales +2 2 £35,000 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) .NET
4 20 (38.46%) Java
5 18 (34.62%) C++
6 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 14 (26.92%) Windows
7 14 (26.92%) MVC
7 14 (26.92%) Degree
8 13 (25.00%) OOP
8 13 (25.00%) SQL
9 12 (23.08%) Scrum
9 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 11 (21.15%) Python
11 10 (19.23%) HTML
11 10 (19.23%) CSS
11 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 10 (19.23%) Node.js
11 10 (19.23%) Big Data
12 9 (17.31%) TDD
13 8 (15.38%) TOWER Software
13 8 (15.38%) Ruby
13 8 (15.38%) PHP
13 8 (15.38%) BDD
13 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
13 8 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
14 7 (13.46%) OO
14 7 (13.46%) Linux
14 7 (13.46%) Subversion

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (19.23%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Big Data
2 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Subversion
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Moq
3 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) WinForms
4 6 (11.54%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) WPF
4 6 (11.54%) REST
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.69%) JSON
6 4 (7.69%) WCF
7 3 (5.77%) CSS3
7 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) SOAP
8 2 (3.85%) XHTML
8 2 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Physics
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) DTV
3 3 (5.77%) IPTV
3 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.85%) W3C
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) MVC
3 13 (25.00%) OOP
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) BDD
7 7 (13.46%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.62%) Cyber Security
10 3 (5.77%) Product Management
10 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Time Management
10 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.85%) Logistics
11 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
11 2 (3.85%) UX Design
11 2 (3.85%) UML
11 2 (3.85%) Web Development
11 2 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) C++
4 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (21.15%) Python
7 8 (15.38%) Ruby
7 8 (15.38%) PHP
8 5 (9.62%) VB
9 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.85%) XAML
10 2 (3.85%) VB6
11 1 (1.92%) C
11 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) TOWER Software
2 6 (11.54%) Xamarin
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Green Hills
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