The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 64 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 65 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.77% 5.23% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 5.39% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34 64 40
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1184 1206 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 96.95% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1084 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 28 £32,500 -7.14% 6
West Wales -8 3 £22,500 -35.71% 1
North Wales -3 2 £31,750 -20.62% 1
Software Developer
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Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (61.43%) C#
2 42 (60.00%) .NET
3 41 (58.57%) HTML
3 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
4 40 (57.14%) SQL
5 25 (35.71%) CSS
6 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.00%) PHP
7 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 19 (27.14%) Relational Database
9 18 (25.71%) jQuery
10 17 (24.29%) VB.NET
11 16 (22.86%) SEO
11 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (22.86%) Visual Studio
11 16 (22.86%) Symfony
12 15 (21.43%) OO
12 15 (21.43%) Social Network
12 15 (21.43%) Content Management
13 14 (20.00%) Ajax
14 13 (18.57%) MVC
15 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
15 12 (17.14%) Java
16 11 (15.71%) VB
16 11 (15.71%) XML
16 11 (15.71%) Windows
16 11 (15.71%) OOP
16 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) GenStat
2 1 (1.43%) Stata
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.14%) Relational Database
3 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) Ant
3 2 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.29%) Back Office
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) HTML
3 25 (35.71%) CSS
4 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (25.71%) jQuery
6 16 (22.86%) Symfony
7 14 (20.00%) Ajax
8 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 11 (15.71%) XML
10 9 (12.86%) HTML5
11 8 (11.43%) Web Services
11 8 (11.43%) XHTML
12 7 (10.00%) WCF
13 4 (5.71%) LINQ
13 4 (5.71%) CSS3
13 4 (5.71%) Qt
13 4 (5.71%) ADO
13 4 (5.71%) WPF
13 4 (5.71%) NHibernate
14 3 (4.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Social Network
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) GIS
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Arduino
4 1 (1.43%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) SEO
2 15 (21.43%) OO
2 15 (21.43%) Content Management
3 13 (18.57%) MVC
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) OOP
5 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.43%) TDD
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.57%) OOD
9 4 (5.71%) CRM
9 4 (5.71%) Workflow
9 4 (5.71%) Web Design
10 3 (4.29%) UML
10 3 (4.29%) Time Management
11 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.86%) Web Development
11 2 (2.86%) System Testing
11 2 (2.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) C#
2 40 (57.14%) SQL
3 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.00%) PHP
5 17 (24.29%) VB.NET
6 12 (17.14%) Java
7 11 (15.71%) VB
8 10 (14.29%) C++
9 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.29%) VB6
10 3 (4.29%) C
11 2 (2.86%) Perl
11 2 (2.86%) VC++
11 2 (2.86%) XPath
11 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.43%) XAML
12 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.43%) Python
12 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Google
1 11 (15.71%) Facebook
1 11 (15.71%) Twitter
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Zend
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum - bonus, flexitime etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Colwyn Bay
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago