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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 180 167 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.17% 35.01% 44.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.25% 37.53% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 169 153 172
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 174 (48.60%) SQL
2 124 (34.64%) HTML
3 122 (34.08%) Java
4 117 (32.68%) SQL Server
5 95 (26.54%) JavaScript
6 93 (25.98%) .NET
7 90 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (23.46%) CSS
9 75 (20.95%) Microsoft
10 74 (20.67%) C#
10 74 (20.67%) PHP
11 72 (20.11%) Spring
12 68 (18.99%) ASP.NET
13 65 (18.16%) jQuery
14 64 (17.88%) T-SQL
15 62 (17.32%) XML
16 61 (17.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 59 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (15.92%) Finance
19 54 (15.08%) OO
20 52 (14.53%) C++
21 51 (14.25%) Web Services
22 50 (13.97%) Unit Testing
23 49 (13.69%) ETL
24 48 (13.41%) Degree
24 48 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
25 47 (13.13%) MVC
26 45 (12.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 44 (12.29%) Hibernate
28 41 (11.45%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (4.19%) Tomcat
1 15 (4.19%) CMS
2 12 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.35%) Node.js
3 11 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.79%) Apache
5 9 (2.51%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.23%) SAS
7 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.12%) WordPress
9 3 (0.84%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.84%) concrete5
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Staffware
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.28%) Summit
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.12%) SaaS
3 3 (0.84%) GitHub
4 2 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.75%) HTTP
2 9 (2.51%) Intranet
3 2 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
4 1 (0.28%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (32.68%) SQL Server
2 61 (17.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (12.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (8.38%) OLAP
8 26 (7.26%) MySQL
9 24 (6.70%) OLAP Cube
10 15 (4.19%) Relational Database
11 12 (3.35%) MongoDB
12 11 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.23%) OLTP
13 8 (2.23%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.23%) CouchDB
13 8 (2.23%) Base SAS
13 8 (2.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 24 (6.70%) Eclipse
2 23 (6.42%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.47%) JUnit
4 14 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.35%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.07%) Subversion
6 11 (3.07%) Maven
7 9 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.51%) Xcode
8 8 (2.23%) Mockito
8 8 (2.23%) Gradle
8 8 (2.23%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (2.23%) Spock
9 7 (1.96%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.68%) Selenium
10 6 (1.68%) MSTest
10 6 (1.68%) Ant
11 5 (1.40%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.28%) JMeter
General
1 57 (15.92%) Finance
2 21 (5.87%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.87%) Banking
2 21 (5.87%) Advertising
3 13 (3.63%) Retail
4 11 (3.07%) Legal
5 9 (2.51%) Electronics
6 6 (1.68%) Automotive
7 5 (1.40%) Billing
8 4 (1.12%) Marketing
8 4 (1.12%) Law
9 3 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (34.64%) HTML
2 93 (25.98%) .NET
3 84 (23.46%) CSS
4 72 (20.11%) Spring
5 68 (18.99%) ASP.NET
6 65 (18.16%) jQuery
7 62 (17.32%) XML
8 51 (14.25%) Web Services
9 44 (12.29%) Hibernate
10 40 (11.17%) J2EE
11 37 (10.34%) REST
12 32 (8.94%) HTML5
13 29 (8.10%) JSON
14 21 (5.87%) SOAP
15 18 (5.03%) Java EE
16 16 (4.47%) .NET Framework
16 16 (4.47%) Ajax
17 15 (4.19%) CSS3
18 14 (3.91%) LINQ
18 14 (3.91%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.63%) GIS
5 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.96%) Open Source
7 6 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.68%) AS400
8 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.40%) User Experience
9 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.12%) Physics
10 3 (0.84%) Replication
11 2 (0.56%) iPhone
11 2 (0.56%) iSeries
11 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.10%) Apple iOS
2 28 (7.82%) Linux
3 19 (5.31%) Android
4 12 (3.35%) Windows
5 11 (3.07%) UNIX
6 7 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (15.08%) OO
4 50 (13.97%) Unit Testing
5 49 (13.69%) ETL
6 47 (13.13%) MVC
7 41 (11.45%) Scrum
8 33 (9.22%) TDD
9 30 (8.38%) OOP
9 30 (8.38%) Web Development
10 26 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
11 23 (6.42%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.31%) OOD
14 18 (5.03%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.75%) Migration
16 16 (4.47%) Data Migration
17 15 (4.19%) UML
18 14 (3.91%) E-Commerce
18 14 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 174 (48.60%) SQL
2 122 (34.08%) Java
3 95 (26.54%) JavaScript
4 74 (20.67%) C#
4 74 (20.67%) PHP
5 64 (17.88%) T-SQL
6 52 (14.53%) C++
7 29 (8.10%) VB.NET
8 22 (6.15%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.63%) Python
10 10 (2.79%) Ruby
11 9 (2.51%) XAML
12 8 (2.23%) Groovy
13 6 (1.68%) PHP5
13 6 (1.68%) Perl
14 5 (1.40%) VB
14 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.40%) VC++
15 4 (1.12%) Scala
16 3 (0.84%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.41%) Degree
2 7 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.40%) MCDBA
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.35%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
Vendors
1 75 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.61%) Oracle
3 11 (3.07%) SAP
4 6 (1.68%) IBM
5 5 (1.40%) BEA
5 5 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.12%) TOWER Software
6 4 (1.12%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.84%) LexisNexis
7 3 (0.84%) Zend
7 3 (0.84%) Informatica
7 3 (0.84%) HP
8 2 (0.56%) Teradata
8 2 (0.56%) Google
8 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.28%) Sybase
9 1 (0.28%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: To £35K + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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