The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 181 226 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.85% 38.18% 32.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.68% 39.79% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 168 197 104
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 568 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.08% 95.95% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 561 473 309
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Cardiff region.

Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 152 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 142 (44.79%) HTML
2 142 (44.79%) SQL
3 132 (41.64%) .NET
4 126 (39.75%) JavaScript
5 110 (34.70%) CSS
6 108 (34.07%) Java
7 104 (32.81%) ASP.NET
8 100 (31.55%) jQuery
9 95 (29.97%) Microsoft
10 89 (28.08%) C#
11 69 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (20.82%) MVC
13 64 (20.19%) PHP
13 64 (20.19%) Web Services
14 63 (19.87%) XML
15 61 (19.24%) T-SQL
16 55 (17.35%) OO
16 55 (17.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (16.72%) Scrum
18 51 (16.09%) Spring
19 48 (15.14%) Finance
20 47 (14.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 46 (14.51%) TDD
22 45 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
23 43 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 40 (12.62%) C++
25 38 (11.99%) Hibernate
26 37 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
27 35 (11.04%) SOAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.31%) SharePoint
1 20 (6.31%) CMS
2 11 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (3.47%) Confluence
3 10 (3.15%) LiveCycle
3 10 (3.15%) Umbraco
3 10 (3.15%) FileNet
4 7 (2.21%) IIS
5 6 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.89%) Node.js
5 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.58%) WordPress
7 4 (1.26%) Apache
8 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.95%) SAS
8 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.63%) concrete5
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.26%) GitHub
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.21%) Internet
2 5 (1.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.32%) 4G
3 1 (0.32%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 55 (17.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (14.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (10.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (7.89%) OLAP
9 23 (7.26%) MongoDB
10 20 (6.31%) MySQL
11 18 (5.68%) Relational Database
12 15 (4.73%) NoSQL
13 12 (3.79%) Oracle Database
14 11 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.89%) Big Data
17 5 (1.58%) Hadoop
17 5 (1.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 28 (8.83%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.57%) Subversion
2 24 (7.57%) Maven
3 23 (7.26%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.42%) Eclipse
5 13 (4.10%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.79%) JUnit
7 11 (3.47%) JIRA
7 11 (3.47%) Hudson
8 9 (2.84%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (2.84%) Ant
9 8 (2.52%) PowerBuilder
9 8 (2.52%) Selenium
10 6 (1.89%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.58%) Mockito
11 5 (1.58%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.58%) JBehave
11 5 (1.58%) Gradle
11 5 (1.58%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (15.14%) Finance
2 16 (5.05%) Legal
3 14 (4.42%) Advertising
4 13 (4.10%) Retail
5 11 (3.47%) Marketing
5 11 (3.47%) Electronics
5 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.26%) Games
6 4 (1.26%) Banking
7 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.95%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (44.79%) HTML
2 132 (41.64%) .NET
3 110 (34.70%) CSS
4 104 (32.81%) ASP.NET
5 100 (31.55%) jQuery
6 64 (20.19%) Web Services
7 63 (19.87%) XML
8 51 (16.09%) Spring
9 38 (11.99%) Hibernate
10 35 (11.04%) SOAP
11 34 (10.73%) .NET Framework
12 33 (10.41%) J2EE
13 27 (8.52%) XHTML
14 25 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (7.89%) HTML5
15 23 (7.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 22 (6.94%) JSON
17 17 (5.36%) WCF
18 16 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 15 (4.73%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.36%) Open Source
2 17 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.84%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.21%) GIS
6 5 (1.58%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.95%) DTV
7 3 (0.95%) Social Network
7 3 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.32%) iPad
9 1 (0.32%) Blog
9 1 (0.32%) iSeries
9 1 (0.32%) W3C
9 1 (0.32%) AS400
9 1 (0.32%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.32%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.20%) Linux
2 13 (4.10%) UNIX
3 12 (3.79%) Android
4 11 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.21%) Windows
6 5 (1.58%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.58%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.82%) MVC
3 55 (17.35%) OO
4 53 (16.72%) Scrum
5 46 (14.51%) TDD
6 45 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (10.41%) Software Engineering
8 28 (8.83%) Web Development
8 28 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.83%) Mentoring
9 27 (8.52%) ETL
10 25 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 20 (6.31%) SOA
12 19 (5.99%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.99%) OOP
12 19 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (5.99%) Kimball Methodology
13 18 (5.68%) Release Management
13 18 (5.68%) UML
14 14 (4.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 142 (44.79%) SQL
2 126 (39.75%) JavaScript
3 108 (34.07%) Java
4 89 (28.08%) C#
5 64 (20.19%) PHP
6 61 (19.24%) T-SQL
7 40 (12.62%) C++
8 31 (9.78%) VB.NET
9 22 (6.94%) Groovy
10 17 (5.36%) Scala
11 13 (4.10%) Perl
12 11 (3.47%) Clojure
13 10 (3.15%) VB
14 8 (2.52%) Python
14 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.89%) XAML
16 5 (1.58%) C
17 4 (1.26%) VC++
18 3 (0.95%) Ruby
19 2 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (9.15%) Degree
2 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.32%) QA
Vendors
1 95 (29.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.09%) Oracle
3 14 (4.42%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.42%) Twitter
4 13 (4.10%) SAP
5 12 (3.79%) IBM
6 10 (3.15%) Adobe
7 5 (1.58%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.58%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.95%) Google
8 3 (0.95%) Zend
8 3 (0.95%) Facebook
9 2 (0.63%) Alterian
10 1 (0.32%) Coverity
10 1 (0.32%) Wind River
10 1 (0.32%) HP
10 1 (0.32%) Informatica
10 1 (0.32%) Apple
10 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.32%) Teradata
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £0
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £28900 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £350000 per annum
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
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