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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 69 56 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.79% 3.42% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 3.63% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 67
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
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
1289 1018 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.36% 94.09% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 895 955
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -2 32 £36,250 +26.08% 8
West Wales +12 5 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 62 (60.19%) C#
2 47 (45.63%) .NET
3 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
4 43 (41.75%) C++
5 39 (37.86%) SQL
6 32 (31.07%) Java
7 31 (30.10%) HTML
7 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET
8 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (28.16%) Degree
9 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
10 24 (23.30%) OOP
11 22 (21.36%) Web Services
12 21 (20.39%) XML
12 21 (20.39%) CSS
13 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
14 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
14 19 (18.45%) TDD
15 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.53%) Scrum
16 16 (15.53%) OOD
16 16 (15.53%) OO
16 16 (15.53%) HTML5
17 15 (14.56%) MVC
18 14 (13.59%) Windows
18 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
18 14 (13.59%) PHP
18 14 (13.59%) STL
18 14 (13.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 13 (12.62%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (6.80%) Node.js
2 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) SaaS
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) PaaS
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Internet
2 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.88%) Big Data
3 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) SSDT
5 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.94%) JUnit
3 1 (0.97%) MSTest
3 1 (0.97%) Moq
3 1 (0.97%) Mockito
3 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.97%) Gradle
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.97%) Spock
3 1 (0.97%) NUnit
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.80%) Games
2 6 (5.83%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Finance
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.63%) .NET
2 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET
2 31 (30.10%) HTML
3 22 (21.36%) Web Services
4 21 (20.39%) XML
4 21 (20.39%) CSS
5 16 (15.53%) HTML5
6 14 (13.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 14 (13.59%) STL
7 13 (12.62%) jQuery
8 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.71%) WCF
9 10 (9.71%) Qt
10 9 (8.74%) XHTML
11 7 (6.80%) Ajax
11 7 (6.80%) REST
12 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (3.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.71%) Digital Media
4 8 (7.77%) DTV
5 6 (5.83%) GIS
5 6 (5.83%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.85%) IPTV
7 4 (3.88%) Physics
8 3 (2.91%) Open Source
9 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.97%) User Experience
10 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Mac OS
3 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.83%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.30%) OOP
3 19 (18.45%) TDD
4 18 (17.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.53%) Scrum
5 16 (15.53%) OO
5 16 (15.53%) OOD
6 15 (14.56%) MVC
7 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.68%) Change Management
9 8 (7.77%) BDD
10 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.85%) ERP
11 5 (4.85%) CRM
11 5 (4.85%) Time Management
11 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Mobile Marketing
12 4 (3.88%) Cartography
13 3 (2.91%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) C#
2 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 43 (41.75%) C++
4 39 (37.86%) SQL
5 32 (31.07%) Java
6 14 (13.59%) PHP
7 12 (11.65%) C
7 12 (11.65%) Python
8 11 (10.68%) Ruby
9 9 (8.74%) VB
9 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
10 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.85%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.88%) VC++
13 2 (1.94%) Perl
14 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.97%) Korn
14 1 (0.97%) XPath
14 1 (0.97%) Groovy
14 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) HND
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) TOWER Software
3 5 (4.85%) Sage
4 3 (2.91%) Twitter
5 2 (1.94%) Apple
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
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