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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 42 41 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 73 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.19% 5.30% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 5.41% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 35
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £52,500 £39,400
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
1013 1349 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.66% 97.97% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1155 1148
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -1 39 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Wales -7 10 £40,000 +53.84% 3
North Wales +6 6 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 86 (64.18%) C#
2 79 (58.96%) HTML
3 75 (55.97%) .NET
4 74 (55.22%) CSS
5 72 (53.73%) JavaScript
6 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (40.30%) SQL
8 49 (36.57%) SQL Server
9 48 (35.82%) ASP.NET
10 46 (34.33%) MVC
10 46 (34.33%) jQuery
11 37 (27.61%) Microsoft
12 31 (23.13%) Scrum
13 29 (21.64%) TDD
14 28 (20.90%) Java
14 28 (20.90%) HTML5
15 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (18.66%) C++
17 24 (17.91%) PHP
18 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
18 23 (17.16%) MongoDB
19 22 (16.42%) CSS3
20 21 (15.67%) T-SQL
20 21 (15.67%) XML
20 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
21 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
22 18 (13.43%) Games
23 16 (11.94%) OO
23 16 (11.94%) .NET Framework
24 15 (11.19%) Node.js

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 12 (8.96%) IIS
2 7 (5.22%) ColdFusion
2 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.73%) GitHub
3 4 (2.99%) SaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) Broadband
2 2 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.16%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.45%) Neo4j
4 12 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.96%) QlikView
5 8 (5.97%) MySQL
6 5 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.73%) MS Access
7 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) Riak
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.72%) NUnit
3 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.73%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.73%) Subversion
6 4 (2.99%) Moq
6 4 (2.99%) NMock
7 2 (1.49%) GitLab
8 1 (0.75%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (13.43%) Games
2 9 (6.72%) Finance
3 7 (5.22%) Marketing
4 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.24%) Electronics
5 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.96%) HTML
2 75 (55.97%) .NET
3 74 (55.22%) CSS
4 48 (35.82%) ASP.NET
5 46 (34.33%) jQuery
6 28 (20.90%) HTML5
7 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (16.42%) CSS3
9 21 (15.67%) XML
10 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
11 16 (11.94%) .NET Framework
12 15 (11.19%) Node.js
13 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (9.70%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (9.70%) WCF
15 10 (7.46%) Web Services
15 10 (7.46%) XForms
16 9 (6.72%) Ajax
16 9 (6.72%) Sass
16 9 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) User Experience
2 10 (7.46%) NHS
3 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.73%) Blog
6 4 (2.99%) Clustering
7 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.24%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.75%) EPoS
9 1 (0.75%) Fintech
9 1 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Linux
3 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.99%) Android
4 4 (2.99%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.33%) MVC
3 31 (23.13%) Scrum
4 29 (21.64%) TDD
5 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
6 16 (11.94%) OO
7 15 (11.19%) DevOps
8 14 (10.45%) SDLC
9 10 (7.46%) Coaching
9 10 (7.46%) Informatics
10 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.22%) Web Development
12 6 (4.48%) Cross-Platform Development
12 6 (4.48%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (3.73%) Graceful Degradation
13 5 (3.73%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (3.73%) Software Delivery
13 5 (3.73%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 86 (64.18%) C#
2 72 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 54 (40.30%) SQL
4 28 (20.90%) Java
5 25 (18.66%) C++
6 24 (17.91%) PHP
7 21 (15.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.46%) Python
9 9 (6.72%) Ruby
9 9 (6.72%) VB
9 9 (6.72%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.73%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.73%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.73%) VBA
11 4 (2.99%) C
11 4 (2.99%) Scala
12 2 (1.49%) Clojure
12 2 (1.49%) Erlang
12 2 (1.49%) Haskell
13 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) HND
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (27.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.73%) Twitter
2 5 (3.73%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.99%) Google
3 4 (2.99%) OpenText
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle
3 4 (2.99%) Sony
3 4 (2.99%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.24%) RedGate
4 3 (2.24%) SAP
4 3 (2.24%) Sybase
5 2 (1.49%) IFS
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