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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 39 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 73 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.44% 2.25% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 2.32% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 28 35
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,000 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1322 1334 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.51% 96.67% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1130 1013
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +28 53 £39,000 +4.00% 4
West Wales -5 11 £30,000 -7.69%
North Wales +15 4 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (58.52%) C#
2 78 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (51.11%) .NET
4 64 (47.41%) SQL
5 59 (43.70%) MVC
6 45 (33.33%) HTML
7 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
8 43 (31.85%) C++
8 43 (31.85%) ASP.NET
9 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
10 33 (24.44%) Scrum
11 32 (23.70%) CSS
12 30 (22.22%) Degree
13 28 (20.74%) Software Engineering
14 24 (17.78%) Java
14 24 (17.78%) C
15 23 (17.04%) TDD
15 23 (17.04%) SDLC
16 22 (16.30%) HTML5
16 22 (16.30%) XML
17 21 (15.56%) VB.NET
18 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 20 (14.81%) Finance
18 20 (14.81%) Advertising
18 20 (14.81%) jQuery
19 19 (14.07%) Computer Science
19 19 (14.07%) Marketing
19 19 (14.07%) E-Commerce
20 18 (13.33%) OO
20 18 (13.33%) Web Services

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 14 (10.37%) Node.js
2 10 (7.41%) Apache
3 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) PaaS
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.44%) SaaS
4 5 (3.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.70%) HTTP
3 4 (2.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.48%) SSL
4 2 (1.48%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) Big Data
3 13 (9.63%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.19%) MySQL
7 7 (5.19%) Riak
8 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.96%) SQLite
10 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) NUnit
2 8 (5.93%) Moq
3 6 (4.44%) MSTest
3 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.22%) Maven
6 2 (1.48%) Ant
6 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.48%) JUnit
6 2 (1.48%) TestNG
7 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.74%) JMeter
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
7 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.74%) StyleCop
General
1 20 (14.81%) Advertising
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 19 (14.07%) Marketing
3 15 (11.11%) Games
3 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.19%) Welsh Language
5 3 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (51.11%) .NET
2 45 (33.33%) HTML
3 43 (31.85%) ASP.NET
4 32 (23.70%) CSS
5 22 (16.30%) HTML5
5 22 (16.30%) XML
6 20 (14.81%) jQuery
7 18 (13.33%) Web Services
8 16 (11.85%) .NET Framework
8 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.15%) CSS3
12 9 (6.67%) Ajax
12 9 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (6.67%) WCF
13 6 (4.44%) NHibernate
13 6 (4.44%) WinForms
14 5 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.89%) User Experience
4 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.22%) DTV
5 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Informatics
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Linux
1 13 (9.63%) Unix
2 4 (2.96%) Android
3 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) VMS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.70%) MVC
3 33 (24.44%) Scrum
4 28 (20.74%) Software Engineering
5 23 (17.04%) SDLC
5 23 (17.04%) TDD
6 19 (14.07%) E-Commerce
7 18 (13.33%) OO
8 13 (9.63%) OOP
9 12 (8.89%) DevOps
9 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.41%) BDD
10 10 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.41%) Online Marketing
10 10 (7.41%) Test Planning
10 10 (7.41%) Time Management
11 9 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.67%) Functional Programming
11 9 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
12 8 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (58.52%) C#
2 64 (47.41%) SQL
3 43 (31.85%) C++
4 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
5 24 (17.78%) C
5 24 (17.78%) Java
6 21 (15.56%) VB.NET
7 16 (11.85%) PHP
7 16 (11.85%) VB
8 15 (11.11%) Python
9 14 (10.37%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.67%) Erlang
10 9 (6.67%) Haskell
10 9 (6.67%) Scala
11 8 (5.93%) Ruby
12 7 (5.19%) Clojure
13 4 (2.96%) Delphi
14 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 3 (2.22%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.48%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 30 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.22%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle
2 7 (5.19%) TOWER Software
3 4 (2.96%) Adobe
3 4 (2.96%) Sybase
4 3 (2.22%) Sun
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