Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Torfaen during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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

Software Developer
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 4.62% 7.94% 9.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 8.20% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Torfaen median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -27.66% +29.66%
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.61% +0.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies in Torfaen with a recognized job title 64 61 136
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.46% 96.83% 99.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 119
Torfaen median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,900 £61,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Torfaen.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Torfaen

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Torfaen

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Torfaen over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Torfaen

Software Developer
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran 0 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Software Developer
South Wales

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Torfaen region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Express
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Express
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter