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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 39 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 80 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.21% 2.97% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 3.04% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 77 33 49
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1248 1251 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.82% 97.89% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1072 1037
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +22 59 £35,000 - 5
North Wales - 15 £45,000 - 1
West Wales -13 4 £33,500 -7.58% 1
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 79 (63.71%) C#
2 66 (53.23%) HTML
3 64 (51.61%) .NET
3 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (49.19%) CSS
5 58 (46.77%) JavaScript
6 52 (41.94%) SQL
7 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
8 40 (32.26%) MVC
9 39 (31.45%) ASP.NET
10 38 (30.65%) jQuery
11 35 (28.23%) Java
12 33 (26.61%) Microsoft
13 32 (25.81%) Scrum
14 27 (21.77%) C++
15 25 (20.16%) HTML5
16 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
16 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (17.74%) T-SQL
18 21 (16.94%) TDD
18 21 (16.94%) CSS3
19 20 (16.13%) MongoDB
19 20 (16.13%) SDLC
19 20 (16.13%) PHP
20 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
21 16 (12.90%) XML
21 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
22 15 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
22 15 (12.10%) DevOps
22 15 (12.10%) IIS

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 15 (12.10%) IIS
2 9 (7.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.03%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) JBoss
5 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.61%) Apache
6 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) SAS
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) GitHub
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Broadband
2 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) HTTP
3 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.29%) Neo4j
4 12 (9.68%) QlikView
5 10 (8.06%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.84%) MySQL
7 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.61%) Riak
9 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.81%) MS Access
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.45%) NUnit
4 7 (5.65%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.84%) NMock
6 5 (4.03%) Subversion
7 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
8 1 (0.81%) Moq
8 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 15 (12.10%) Games
2 11 (8.87%) Finance
3 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.84%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Advertising
4 4 (3.23%) Electronics
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (53.23%) HTML
2 64 (51.61%) .NET
3 61 (49.19%) CSS
4 39 (31.45%) ASP.NET
5 38 (30.65%) jQuery
6 25 (20.16%) HTML5
7 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
7 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (16.94%) CSS3
9 16 (12.90%) XML
10 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
10 14 (11.29%) Web Services
11 12 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (8.87%) Node.js
12 11 (8.87%) WCF
13 9 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (6.45%) XForms
14 8 (6.45%) XSLT
15 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (5.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) User Experience
2 8 (6.45%) Informatics
2 8 (6.45%) NHS
3 5 (4.03%) Blog
3 5 (4.03%) Clustering
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) Statistics
4 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Linux
3 5 (4.03%) Unix
4 3 (2.42%) Android
4 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) MVC
3 32 (25.81%) Scrum
4 21 (16.94%) TDD
5 20 (16.13%) SDLC
6 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.10%) DevOps
8 12 (9.68%) OO
9 8 (6.45%) Coaching
10 7 (5.65%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.84%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.84%) Cross-Platform Development
11 6 (4.84%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Content Management
12 5 (4.03%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.03%) OOP
12 5 (4.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.03%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) C#
2 58 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 52 (41.94%) SQL
4 35 (28.23%) Java
5 27 (21.77%) C++
6 22 (17.74%) T-SQL
7 20 (16.13%) PHP
8 11 (8.87%) Python
9 9 (7.26%) Ruby
10 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.03%) VB
12 4 (3.23%) Scala
13 3 (2.42%) C
13 3 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.61%) Clojure
14 2 (1.61%) Erlang
14 2 (1.61%) Haskell
14 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.61%) VB6
15 1 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) OpenText
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) SAP
3 4 (3.23%) Sony
3 4 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.42%) Google
4 3 (2.42%) RedGate
4 3 (2.42%) Sybase
4 3 (2.42%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.42%) Twitter
5 1 (0.81%) Siemens
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