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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 228 98 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.00% 25.86% 52.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.18% 28.08% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 207 83 237
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,763 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
667 349 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.53% 92.08% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 586 293 431
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £47,000 £50,000
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 27 February 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 167 (44.41%) SQL
2 122 (32.45%) HTML
3 118 (31.38%) Java
4 98 (26.06%) JavaScript
5 96 (25.53%) CSS
6 95 (25.27%) SQL Server
7 91 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (22.61%) C#
9 78 (20.74%) .NET
10 74 (19.68%) PHP
10 74 (19.68%) Microsoft
11 71 (18.88%) Spring
12 67 (17.82%) MVC
13 65 (17.29%) jQuery
14 57 (15.16%) OO
15 56 (14.89%) REST
16 55 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (13.83%) ASP.NET
18 49 (13.03%) XML
18 49 (13.03%) Apple iOS
19 48 (12.77%) ETL
19 48 (12.77%) Finance
19 48 (12.77%) Scrum
20 47 (12.50%) Hibernate
20 47 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 47 (12.50%) Web Services
21 45 (11.97%) T-SQL
22 44 (11.70%) Objective-C
22 44 (11.70%) Unit Testing
23 42 (11.17%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (4.52%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.72%) Apache
3 13 (3.46%) CMS
4 11 (2.93%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.66%) Node.js
6 9 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.60%) SAS
8 4 (1.06%) IIS
9 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.80%) Confluence
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.27%) Mule
11 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Staffware
2 8 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) GitHub
2 5 (1.33%) SaaS
3 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.31%) HTTP
2 9 (2.39%) Intranet
3 4 (1.06%) SSH
4 1 (0.27%) 4G
4 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (7.98%) MySQL
4 30 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (7.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (5.59%) OLAP
8 20 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.99%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.46%) OLAP Cube
11 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.39%) OLTP
12 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.60%) Star Schema
14 6 (1.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (4.26%) JUnit
2 15 (3.99%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.72%) Xcode
3 14 (3.72%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.93%) Subversion
5 11 (2.93%) Maven
6 10 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (1.60%) NUnit
7 6 (1.60%) Selenium
7 6 (1.60%) Ant
8 5 (1.33%) MSTest
9 4 (1.06%) Mockito
9 4 (1.06%) Gradle
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (1.06%) Spock
9 4 (1.06%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 48 (12.77%) Finance
2 24 (6.38%) Advertising
3 20 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.32%) Banking
4 17 (4.52%) Automotive
5 14 (3.72%) Retail
6 10 (2.66%) Marketing
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.06%) Electronics
8 4 (1.06%) Billing
9 3 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (32.45%) HTML
2 96 (25.53%) CSS
3 78 (20.74%) .NET
4 71 (18.88%) Spring
5 65 (17.29%) jQuery
6 56 (14.89%) REST
7 52 (13.83%) ASP.NET
8 49 (13.03%) XML
9 47 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 47 (12.50%) Web Services
10 42 (11.17%) HTML5
11 41 (10.90%) J2EE
11 41 (10.90%) JSON
12 29 (7.71%) Java EE
13 28 (7.45%) CSS3
14 22 (5.85%) Ajax
15 16 (4.26%) .NET Framework
15 16 (4.26%) SOAP
15 16 (4.26%) Android SDK
16 15 (3.99%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.19%) Data Integration
4 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.66%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.66%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.86%) User Experience
7 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.60%) GIS
7 6 (1.60%) Tandem
7 6 (1.60%) Open Source
8 5 (1.33%) AS400
9 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.06%) Physics
10 3 (0.80%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.53%) Blog
11 2 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.03%) Apple iOS
2 28 (7.45%) Android
3 25 (6.65%) Windows
3 25 (6.65%) Linux
4 14 (3.72%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (1.86%) UNIX
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.82%) MVC
3 57 (15.16%) OO
4 55 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (12.77%) ETL
5 48 (12.77%) Scrum
6 44 (11.70%) Unit Testing
7 42 (11.17%) OOP
8 39 (10.37%) TDD
9 37 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.71%) Web Development
11 25 (6.65%) iOS Development
12 21 (5.59%) MVVM
13 20 (5.32%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.32%) Migration
14 19 (5.05%) Kimball Methodology
14 19 (5.05%) Data Migration
14 19 (5.05%) OOD
14 19 (5.05%) CRM
15 18 (4.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (44.41%) SQL
2 118 (31.38%) Java
3 98 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 85 (22.61%) C#
5 74 (19.68%) PHP
6 45 (11.97%) T-SQL
7 44 (11.70%) Objective-C
8 39 (10.37%) C++
9 21 (5.59%) VB.NET
10 18 (4.79%) XAML
11 13 (3.46%) Ruby
11 13 (3.46%) PHP5
12 9 (2.39%) Python
12 9 (2.39%) Perl
12 9 (2.39%) VB
13 8 (2.13%) Scala
14 7 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.06%) VC++
15 4 (1.06%) Groovy
16 3 (0.80%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 41 (10.90%) Degree
2 11 (2.93%) VCP4
3 8 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.86%) MCDBA
4 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.18%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) SLA
Vendors
1 74 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.84%) Oracle
3 12 (3.19%) Zend
4 11 (2.93%) BEA
5 9 (2.39%) Informatica
6 8 (2.13%) Teradata
7 7 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.60%) SAP
8 6 (1.60%) TOWER Software
9 5 (1.33%) IBM
10 4 (1.06%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.06%) Guidewire
10 4 (1.06%) Cognos
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.53%) HP
12 2 (0.53%) Google
12 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.27%) Serena
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£38K + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
People Source
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago