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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 49 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.87% 2.91% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 3.03% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 29
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,800 £37,600
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
1244 1256 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.36% 96.02% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1117 891
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +17 49 £32,500 - 5
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (60.92%) .NET
2 52 (59.77%) C#
3 49 (56.32%) JavaScript
4 46 (52.87%) HTML
5 45 (51.72%) CSS
6 44 (50.57%) SQL
7 41 (47.13%) C++
8 34 (39.08%) Java
9 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
10 31 (35.63%) Degree
11 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
12 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
13 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
13 23 (26.44%) OOD
14 22 (25.29%) OO
15 21 (24.14%) Visual Studio
15 21 (24.14%) jQuery
15 21 (24.14%) HTML5
16 20 (22.99%) Windows
17 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
17 19 (21.84%) Scrum
18 17 (19.54%) XML
19 16 (18.39%) VB
19 16 (18.39%) Web Services
20 15 (17.24%) OOP
20 15 (17.24%) VB.NET
21 14 (16.09%) CSS3
22 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
22 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (8.05%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.60%) Xcode
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) Ant
4 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) MSTest
5 1 (1.15%) Moq
5 1 (1.15%) Mockito
5 1 (1.15%) Gradle
5 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
1 5 (5.75%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) .NET
2 46 (52.87%) HTML
3 45 (51.72%) CSS
4 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 21 (24.14%) jQuery
5 21 (24.14%) HTML5
6 17 (19.54%) XML
7 16 (18.39%) Web Services
8 14 (16.09%) CSS3
9 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.64%) WCF
11 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (9.20%) XHTML
13 7 (8.05%) WinForms
14 6 (6.90%) J2EE
14 6 (6.90%) WPF
14 6 (6.90%) Java EE
14 6 (6.90%) Ajax
15 5 (5.75%) Qt
15 5 (5.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.90%) DTV
3 6 (6.90%) GIS
3 6 (6.90%) IPTV
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.45%) Arduino
5 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.45%) Social Network
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
6 2 (2.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Mac OS
3 6 (6.90%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Android
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 23 (26.44%) OOD
4 22 (25.29%) OO
5 19 (21.84%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) OOP
7 12 (13.79%) MVC
8 10 (11.49%) Change Management
9 9 (10.34%) Time Management
10 7 (8.05%) Web Development
11 6 (6.90%) TDD
12 5 (5.75%) ERP
12 5 (5.75%) CRM
13 4 (4.60%) UML
13 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
14 3 (3.45%) SEO
14 3 (3.45%) Content Management
14 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) C#
2 49 (56.32%) JavaScript
3 44 (50.57%) SQL
4 41 (47.13%) C++
5 34 (39.08%) Java
6 16 (18.39%) VB
7 15 (17.24%) VB.NET
8 12 (13.79%) PHP
9 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
10 8 (9.20%) Python
11 6 (6.90%) C
12 4 (4.60%) Perl
12 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
13 3 (3.45%) VB6
14 2 (2.30%) Ruby
14 2 (2.30%) VC++
15 1 (1.15%) XAML
15 1 (1.15%) Erlang
15 1 (1.15%) Groovy
15 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) HND
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Sage
4 3 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Facebook
4 3 (3.45%) Twitter
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.15%) Coverity
5 1 (1.15%) Wind River
5 1 (1.15%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
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