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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 36 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 63 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.68% 4.80% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 4.91% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 38
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1067 1223 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.13% 97.92% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1057 1135
Median salary £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +8 46 £37,500 - 6
North Wales +5 12 £41,750 +28.46% 1
West Wales -10 5 £52,500 +65.35% 1
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 87 (65.41%) C#
2 76 (57.14%) HTML
3 75 (56.39%) .NET
4 70 (52.63%) CSS
5 68 (51.13%) JavaScript
6 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (39.85%) SQL
8 48 (36.09%) SQL Server
9 46 (34.59%) ASP.NET
9 46 (34.59%) jQuery
10 44 (33.08%) MVC
11 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
12 32 (24.06%) Java
12 32 (24.06%) Scrum
13 28 (21.05%) C++
14 26 (19.55%) TDD
14 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (19.55%) HTML5
15 23 (17.29%) PHP
16 22 (16.54%) AngularJS
17 21 (15.79%) MongoDB
17 21 (15.79%) T-SQL
18 20 (15.04%) XML
18 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
18 20 (15.04%) CSS3
19 19 (14.29%) SDLC
19 19 (14.29%) Software Engineering
20 17 (12.78%) .NET Framework
21 16 (12.03%) Games
22 15 (11.28%) OO

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 (11.28%) IIS
2 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.26%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.26%) GitHub
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Broadband
2 3 (2.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.53%) Neo4j
4 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.02%) QlikView
5 8 (6.02%) MySQL
6 5 (3.76%) MS Access
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.50%) Riak
10 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.52%) NUnit
4 7 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.51%) NMock
6 4 (3.01%) Subversion
7 3 (2.26%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.26%) Moq
7 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.75%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 16 (12.03%) Games
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Marketing
4 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.01%) Electronics
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (57.14%) HTML
2 75 (56.39%) .NET
3 70 (52.63%) CSS
4 46 (34.59%) ASP.NET
4 46 (34.59%) jQuery
5 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (19.55%) HTML5
6 22 (16.54%) AngularJS
7 20 (15.04%) CSS3
7 20 (15.04%) XML
8 17 (12.78%) .NET Framework
9 14 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (10.53%) Node.js
10 13 (9.77%) WCF
10 13 (9.77%) Web Services
11 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (7.52%) XForms
12 9 (6.77%) Ajax
13 8 (6.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) User Experience
2 10 (7.52%) Informatics
2 10 (7.52%) NHS
3 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.76%) Blog
6 5 (3.76%) Clustering
6 5 (3.76%) Statistics
7 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.75%) EPoS
8 1 (0.75%) Fintech
8 1 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Windows
2 8 (6.02%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Android
3 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.76%) Unix
4 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.08%) MVC
3 32 (24.06%) Scrum
4 26 (19.55%) TDD
5 19 (14.29%) SDLC
5 19 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.28%) DevOps
6 15 (11.28%) OO
7 10 (7.52%) Coaching
8 7 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.51%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.51%) Cross-Platform Development
9 6 (4.51%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.76%) CRM
10 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Content Management
10 5 (3.76%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.76%) OOP
10 5 (3.76%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.76%) Web Development
10 5 (3.76%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (65.41%) C#
2 68 (51.13%) JavaScript
3 53 (39.85%) SQL
4 32 (24.06%) Java
5 28 (21.05%) C++
6 23 (17.29%) PHP
7 21 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 12 (9.02%) Python
9 11 (8.27%) VB.NET
10 9 (6.77%) Ruby
11 8 (6.02%) VB
12 5 (3.76%) VBA
13 4 (3.01%) C
13 4 (3.01%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.01%) Scala
13 4 (3.01%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.50%) Clojure
14 2 (1.50%) Erlang
14 2 (1.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.76%) OpenText
2 5 (3.76%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.01%) SAP
3 4 (3.01%) Sony
3 4 (3.01%) Twitter
4 3 (2.26%) RedGate
5 2 (1.50%) Google
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle
5 2 (1.50%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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