The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 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
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 49 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.82% 3.70% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.79% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 20
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.42%  
10th Percentile £27,950 £20,900 £27,375
90th Percentile £46,750 £46,250 £45,000
UK median annual 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 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 973 1293 1387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.69% 97.58% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 3925 4350
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £23,725
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Wales

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer 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 29 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
South Wales +6 26 £35,000 +12.90% 3
West Wales -11 10 £35,000 +21.73%
North Wales +4 2 £42,500 -
Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 63 (72.41%) .NET
2 57 (65.52%) C#
3 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (59.77%) JavaScript
5 42 (48.28%) ASP.NET
6 41 (47.13%) MVC
7 39 (44.83%) SQL
8 38 (43.68%) HTML
8 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
9 35 (40.23%) CSS
10 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (24.14%) TDD
11 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 17 (19.54%) Scrum
12 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
13 16 (18.39%) jQuery
13 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
14 15 (17.24%) Degree
15 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
16 13 (14.94%) Java
16 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
17 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
18 11 (12.64%) NUnit
19 10 (11.49%) XML
19 10 (11.49%) HTML5
20 9 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
20 9 (10.34%) PHP
20 9 (10.34%) OO

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) GitHub
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.30%) MS Access
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) NUnit
2 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.60%) Subversion
5 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.45%) Moq
6 2 (2.30%) GitLab
7 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) NMock
7 1 (1.15%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
1 7 (8.05%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Electronics
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (72.41%) .NET
2 42 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 38 (43.68%) HTML
4 35 (40.23%) CSS
5 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
7 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
7 16 (18.39%) jQuery
8 10 (11.49%) HTML5
8 10 (11.49%) XML
9 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (8.05%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (6.90%) WCF
12 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.75%) CSS3
12 5 (5.75%) Node.js
12 5 (5.75%) React
12 5 (5.75%) SOAP
13 4 (4.60%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.75%) NHS
5 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) EPoS
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
6 1 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Android
2 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) MVC
3 21 (24.14%) TDD
4 17 (19.54%) Scrum
5 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.34%) OO
7 7 (8.05%) BDD
7 7 (8.05%) Web Development
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.75%) Coaching
8 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.75%) Health Informatics
8 5 (5.75%) Informatics
8 5 (5.75%) SDLC
8 5 (5.75%) Separation of Concerns
8 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Wireframes
9 4 (4.60%) CRM
9 4 (4.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (65.52%) C#
2 52 (59.77%) JavaScript
3 39 (44.83%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
5 13 (14.94%) Java
6 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.34%) PHP
8 8 (9.20%) C++
8 8 (9.20%) VB
9 7 (8.05%) TypeScript
10 6 (6.90%) Python
11 5 (5.75%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.45%) Ruby
13 2 (2.30%) C
13 2 (2.30%) VB6
13 2 (2.30%) VBA
14 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) HND
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Google
3 4 (4.60%) Twitter
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) Sybase
4 3 (3.45%) TOWER Software
5 2 (2.30%) IFS
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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