The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 54 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.79% 3.49% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 3.55% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 17
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £43,250 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 695 1098 1214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.48% 98.21% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 598 961 1033
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in South Wales

Software Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in South Wales.

Salary trend for Software Developer in South Wales

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in South Wales

Software Developer
Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cardiff +5 21 £33,000 +1.53% 2
Newport +5 3 £50,000 +81.81%
Bridgend +14 1 £35,000 +81.81%
Torfaen +6 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Wales region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 42 (65.63%) C#
1 42 (65.63%) JavaScript
1 42 (65.63%) .NET
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
4 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
4 31 (48.44%) HTML
5 29 (45.31%) CSS
5 29 (45.31%) MVC
6 27 (42.19%) SQL
7 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (23.44%) Scrum
9 15 (23.44%) TDD
10 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 12 (18.75%) Degree
11 12 (18.75%) jQuery
11 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 12 (18.75%) Java
12 9 (14.06%) PHP
13 8 (12.50%) C++
13 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
13 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (10.94%) TypeScript
14 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
14 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
14 7 (10.94%) NUnit
14 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.56%) IIS
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) NUnit
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.56%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
6 1 (1.56%) NMock
6 1 (1.56%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
1 7 (10.94%) Games
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) .NET
2 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (48.44%) HTML
4 29 (45.31%) CSS
5 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
7 12 (18.75%) jQuery
8 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.94%) XML
9 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.38%) HTML5
10 5 (7.81%) Node.js
11 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (6.25%) CSS3
11 4 (6.25%) Express
11 4 (6.25%) LESS
11 4 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
11 4 (6.25%) React
11 4 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) NHS
4 4 (6.25%) User Experience
5 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.56%) EPoS
7 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Android
2 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) MVC
3 15 (23.44%) Scrum
3 15 (23.44%) TDD
4 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.81%) Coaching
5 5 (7.81%) Health Informatics
5 5 (7.81%) Informatics
5 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.25%) BDD
6 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.25%) OO
6 4 (6.25%) SDLC
6 4 (6.25%) Separation of Concerns
6 4 (6.25%) Wireframes
7 3 (4.69%) OOP
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.69%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) C#
1 42 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 27 (42.19%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) Java
3 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 9 (14.06%) PHP
5 8 (12.50%) C++
5 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.94%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.38%) Python
8 5 (7.81%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.69%) Ruby
9 3 (4.69%) VB
10 2 (3.13%) C
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) Groovy
11 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Twitter
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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