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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 159 129 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.87% 19.66% 38.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.92% 20.12% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 134 106 201
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,116 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
638 641 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 97.71% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 527 529 490
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 148 (37.95%) HTML
2 147 (37.69%) SQL
3 135 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 118 (30.26%) CSS
5 113 (28.97%) Java
6 108 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (26.41%) SQL Server
8 102 (26.15%) C#
9 92 (23.59%) .NET
10 89 (22.82%) MVC
11 77 (19.74%) Microsoft
12 71 (18.21%) PHP
13 70 (17.95%) ASP.NET
13 70 (17.95%) jQuery
14 61 (15.64%) Scrum
15 60 (15.38%) HTML5
16 57 (14.62%) Web Services
17 55 (14.10%) Spring
17 55 (14.10%) REST
18 54 (13.85%) Finance
19 49 (12.56%) OO
20 48 (12.31%) Degree
21 45 (11.54%) XML
22 44 (11.28%) T-SQL
22 44 (11.28%) Apple iOS
23 43 (11.03%) Objective-C
24 42 (10.77%) OOP
25 41 (10.51%) MS Excel
25 41 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
25 41 (10.51%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (3.85%) Apache
2 14 (3.59%) Node.js
3 13 (3.33%) CMS
4 11 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.28%) IIS
6 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.77%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.77%) Confluence
7 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.51%) WordPress
8 2 (0.51%) concrete5
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 41 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Staffware
2 5 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.03%) INSURE/90
4 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) GitHub
2 4 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.97%) HTTP
2 7 (1.79%) SSH
3 3 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.41%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (9.23%) MySQL
4 30 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (7.44%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.59%) Big Data
9 14 (3.59%) OLAP
10 13 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.31%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.31%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (1.79%) OLTP
13 7 (1.79%) DB2
14 6 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.36%) JUnit
4 14 (3.59%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.33%) Xcode
6 12 (3.08%) NUnit
6 12 (3.08%) Subversion
7 9 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (2.05%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.79%) Maven
9 7 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.03%) StyleCop
11 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.03%) Ant
12 3 (0.77%) JIRA
12 3 (0.77%) JMeter
12 3 (0.77%) MSTest
12 3 (0.77%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 54 (13.85%) Finance
2 27 (6.92%) Banking
2 27 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.15%) Advertising
4 17 (4.36%) Automotive
5 14 (3.59%) Marketing
6 11 (2.82%) Retail
7 9 (2.31%) Law
8 7 (1.79%) Legal
9 4 (1.03%) Billing
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (37.95%) HTML
2 118 (30.26%) CSS
3 92 (23.59%) .NET
4 70 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 70 (17.95%) jQuery
5 60 (15.38%) HTML5
6 57 (14.62%) Web Services
7 55 (14.10%) Spring
7 55 (14.10%) REST
8 45 (11.54%) XML
9 41 (10.51%) AngularJS
10 40 (10.26%) Hibernate
11 39 (10.00%) JSON
11 39 (10.00%) CSS3
12 36 (9.23%) J2EE
13 25 (6.41%) Java EE
14 24 (6.15%) WCF
15 20 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (5.13%) .NET Framework
16 17 (4.36%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.38%) User Experience
3 16 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.82%) Tandem
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.05%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.54%) Open Source
9 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.28%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.03%) iSeries
11 3 (0.77%) Replication
11 3 (0.77%) iPhone
12 2 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.51%) PMI
12 2 (0.51%) Blog
13 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.28%) Apple iOS
2 40 (10.26%) Windows
3 27 (6.92%) Linux
4 24 (6.15%) Android
5 14 (3.59%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (1.79%) UNIX
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (22.82%) MVC
3 61 (15.64%) Scrum
4 49 (12.56%) OO
5 42 (10.77%) OOP
6 41 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (8.72%) TDD
7 34 (8.72%) Unit Testing
8 32 (8.21%) Software Engineering
9 31 (7.95%) ETL
10 30 (7.69%) Web Development
11 26 (6.67%) Mobile Development
12 24 (6.15%) CRM
12 24 (6.15%) iOS Development
13 22 (5.64%) MVVM
14 20 (5.13%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.62%) Android Development
16 16 (4.10%) UML
17 15 (3.85%) Migration
17 15 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 147 (37.69%) SQL
2 135 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 113 (28.97%) Java
4 102 (26.15%) C#
5 71 (18.21%) PHP
6 44 (11.28%) T-SQL
7 43 (11.03%) Objective-C
8 31 (7.95%) C++
9 18 (4.62%) PHP5
9 18 (4.62%) XAML
10 15 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.33%) Ruby
12 12 (3.08%) Perl
12 12 (3.08%) Python
13 11 (2.82%) Scala
14 10 (2.56%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.54%) Go
15 6 (1.54%) VB
16 4 (1.03%) RPG/400
16 4 (1.03%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 48 (12.31%) Degree
2 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.28%) MCDBA
3 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) MCSE
5 1 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.92%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
Vendors
1 77 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.95%) Oracle
3 19 (4.87%) Zend
4 11 (2.82%) BEA
5 9 (2.31%) Teradata
5 9 (2.31%) Informatica
6 8 (2.05%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.05%) Twitter
7 7 (1.79%) Google
7 7 (1.79%) Facebook
8 6 (1.54%) TOWER Software
8 6 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.03%) Guidewire
9 4 (1.03%) Cognos
10 3 (0.77%) IBM
10 3 (0.77%) Adobe
10 3 (0.77%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.26%) Serena
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