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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 65 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 30 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.05% 2.13% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.17% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 46
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1294 1383 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.28% 98.22% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1156 1117
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,160 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 34 £37,500 +7.14% 8
West Wales - 5 £30,000 - 3
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (61.11%) C#
2 64 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (55.56%) .NET
4 49 (45.37%) MVC
5 42 (38.89%) HTML
6 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 35 (32.41%) Java
7 35 (32.41%) ASP.NET
8 34 (31.48%) SQL
9 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 30 (27.78%) CSS
10 30 (27.78%) Scrum
11 25 (23.15%) SDLC
12 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 23 (21.30%) Degree
14 22 (20.37%) TDD
15 21 (19.44%) C++
16 20 (18.52%) PHP
17 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (16.67%) jQuery
18 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 18 (16.67%) Python
19 17 (15.74%) HTML5
19 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
20 16 (14.81%) OO
21 15 (13.89%) Games
21 15 (13.89%) Web Services
21 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
22 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
22 14 (12.96%) VB

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 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) IIS
3 6 (5.56%) Apache
4 5 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.78%) JBoss
6 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.85%) CMS
7 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) PaaS
2 5 (4.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Big Data
3 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.56%) MySQL
5 5 (4.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.78%) SQLite
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Riak
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.19%) NUnit
3 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.70%) Subversion
6 3 (2.78%) Moq
6 3 (2.78%) MSTest
7 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.85%) NMock
8 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.93%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (13.89%) Games
2 12 (11.11%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Advertising
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (55.56%) .NET
2 42 (38.89%) HTML
3 35 (32.41%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.78%) CSS
5 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 18 (16.67%) jQuery
7 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
7 17 (15.74%) HTML5
8 15 (13.89%) Web Services
9 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (10.19%) Node.js
10 11 (10.19%) XML
11 10 (9.26%) Ajax
12 9 (8.33%) Spring
13 7 (6.48%) CSS3
13 7 (6.48%) WCF
14 6 (5.56%) J2EE
14 6 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) User Experience
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) Informatics
7 1 (0.93%) IPTV
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Unix
3 6 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.37%) MVC
3 30 (27.78%) Scrum
4 25 (23.15%) SDLC
5 22 (20.37%) TDD
6 16 (14.81%) OO
7 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.04%) OOP
9 12 (11.11%) Web Development
10 9 (8.33%) DevOps
11 8 (7.41%) BDD
12 6 (5.56%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.70%) Front End Development
14 4 (3.70%) OOD
14 4 (3.70%) Project Management
14 4 (3.70%) Project Planning
14 4 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) C#
2 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (32.41%) Java
4 34 (31.48%) SQL
5 21 (19.44%) C++
6 20 (18.52%) PHP
7 18 (16.67%) Python
8 14 (12.96%) VB
9 13 (12.04%) VB.NET
10 11 (10.19%) Ruby
11 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.70%) C
13 3 (2.78%) Delphi
13 3 (2.78%) R
14 2 (1.85%) Scala
14 2 (1.85%) VB6
15 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.93%) Erlang
15 1 (0.93%) Haskell
15 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.78%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.56%) Sybase
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) Adobe
5 3 (2.78%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) Sun
6 2 (1.85%) OpenText
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Siemens
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