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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 54 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 46 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.44% 1.94% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.98% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 37
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £31,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
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
1295 1362 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.93% 97.99% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1119 1132
Median salary £37,263 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +24 38 £33,750 -3.57% 5
West Wales -14 5 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 71 (60.17%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (58.47%) C#
3 62 (52.54%) .NET
4 52 (44.07%) MVC
5 44 (37.29%) HTML
6 43 (36.44%) SQL
7 38 (32.20%) ASP.NET
8 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
9 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
10 33 (27.97%) Scrum
11 30 (25.42%) Java
11 30 (25.42%) CSS
12 27 (22.88%) C++
12 27 (22.88%) Degree
13 23 (19.49%) HTML5
14 22 (18.64%) TDD
15 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
15 21 (17.80%) SDLC
16 20 (16.95%) PHP
16 20 (16.95%) XML
17 19 (16.10%) VB
17 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
17 19 (16.10%) Finance
17 19 (16.10%) jQuery
18 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
18 18 (15.25%) Games
19 17 (14.41%) OO
20 16 (13.56%) Python
20 16 (13.56%) VB.NET
20 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC

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 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.63%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.39%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) CMS
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) Moodle
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) PaaS
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.24%) SaaS
4 4 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) Big Data
3 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.93%) Data Mining
4 7 (5.93%) MySQL
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.39%) SQLite
7 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.54%) Riak
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.32%) NUnit
3 5 (4.24%) Moq
3 5 (4.24%) MSTest
3 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.54%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.85%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Games
3 15 (12.71%) Advertising
4 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.63%) Marketing
6 3 (2.54%) Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Welsh Language
7 2 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (52.54%) .NET
2 44 (37.29%) HTML
3 38 (32.20%) ASP.NET
4 30 (25.42%) CSS
5 23 (19.49%) HTML5
6 20 (16.95%) XML
7 19 (16.10%) jQuery
8 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
9 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (12.71%) Web Services
11 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (10.17%) Node.js
14 11 (9.32%) CSS3
15 10 (8.47%) Ajax
16 7 (5.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 7 (5.93%) WCF
17 6 (5.08%) JSON
17 6 (5.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) User Experience
2 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.85%) Informatics
6 1 (0.85%) IPTV
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Unix
3 2 (1.69%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.17%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.07%) MVC
3 33 (27.97%) Scrum
4 22 (18.64%) TDD
5 21 (17.80%) SDLC
6 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
7 17 (14.41%) OO
8 12 (10.17%) OOP
9 11 (9.32%) DevOps
10 10 (8.47%) Web Development
11 9 (7.63%) BDD
11 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.78%) Multithreading
13 7 (5.93%) Mobile Marketing
13 7 (5.93%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.24%) OOD
15 4 (3.39%) Front End Development
15 4 (3.39%) Project Management
15 4 (3.39%) Project Planning
15 4 (3.39%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.47%) C#
2 43 (36.44%) SQL
3 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
4 30 (25.42%) Java
5 27 (22.88%) C++
6 20 (16.95%) PHP
7 19 (16.10%) VB
8 16 (13.56%) Python
8 16 (13.56%) VB.NET
9 12 (10.17%) C
10 10 (8.47%) Ruby
10 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.39%) Delphi
12 3 (2.54%) Clojure
12 3 (2.54%) Erlang
12 3 (2.54%) Haskell
12 3 (2.54%) R
12 3 (2.54%) Scala
13 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Sybase
2 7 (5.93%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Adobe
5 3 (2.54%) Google
5 3 (2.54%) Sun
6 1 (0.85%) Siemens
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