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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 214 172 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.82% 25.44% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 26.42% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 189 144 92
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
642 651 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.47% 96.30% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 537 549 479
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 197 (42.73%) SQL
2 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (38.18%) C#
4 165 (35.79%) HTML
4 165 (35.79%) JavaScript
5 152 (32.97%) SQL Server
6 150 (32.54%) .NET
7 147 (31.89%) CSS
8 131 (28.42%) MVC
9 123 (26.68%) Java
10 104 (22.56%) jQuery
11 103 (22.34%) ASP.NET
12 95 (20.61%) Finance
13 88 (19.09%) Scrum
14 79 (17.14%) Degree
15 77 (16.70%) Web Development
16 72 (15.62%) Web Services
17 65 (14.10%) Microsoft
18 58 (12.58%) PHP
19 57 (12.36%) SDLC
20 56 (12.15%) AngularJS
20 56 (12.15%) Oracle
21 54 (11.71%) HTML5
22 53 (11.50%) VB.NET
23 52 (11.28%) OO
24 48 (10.41%) Git (software)
24 48 (10.41%) Computer Science
25 47 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
25 47 (10.20%) Spring
26 46 (9.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.56%) Node.js
3 17 (3.69%) IIS
4 13 (2.82%) Apache
5 10 (2.17%) CMS
6 8 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.08%) Drupal
8 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.87%) WordPress
9 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) Moodle
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.25%) MS Office
3 9 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.25%) Intranet
2 12 (2.60%) Internet
3 9 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.65%) HTTP
4 3 (0.65%) Skype
5 2 (0.43%) Extranet
5 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (9.11%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (8.24%) MySQL
6 35 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (4.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (3.69%) OLAP
11 16 (3.47%) Oracle Database
11 16 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (3.04%) Big Data
12 14 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 14 (3.04%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.60%) DB2
13 12 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (10.41%) Git (software)
2 42 (9.11%) Subversion
3 26 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 25 (5.42%) Maven
5 19 (4.12%) Gradle
5 19 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.47%) SoapUI
7 15 (3.25%) JUnit
8 14 (3.04%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.04%) Hudson
9 13 (2.82%) Ant
10 12 (2.60%) AnthillPro
10 12 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.74%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.52%) RSpec
13 5 (1.08%) Selenium
14 4 (0.87%) NUnit
15 3 (0.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 95 (20.61%) Finance
2 37 (8.03%) Marketing
3 33 (7.16%) Games
4 32 (6.94%) Advertising
5 13 (2.82%) Legal
6 12 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.95%) Welsh Language
8 7 (1.52%) Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Electronics
9 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Billing
10 4 (0.87%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (35.79%) HTML
2 150 (32.54%) .NET
3 147 (31.89%) CSS
4 104 (22.56%) jQuery
5 103 (22.34%) ASP.NET
6 72 (15.62%) Web Services
7 56 (12.15%) AngularJS
8 54 (11.71%) HTML5
9 47 (10.20%) Spring
10 46 (9.98%) Ajax
11 45 (9.76%) XML
12 38 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (7.59%) CSS3
14 30 (6.51%) Struts
15 28 (6.07%) JSP
15 28 (6.07%) WCF
16 25 (5.42%) Hibernate
17 22 (4.77%) DHTML
17 22 (4.77%) J2EE
17 22 (4.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.38%) AS400
3 26 (5.64%) User Experience
4 21 (4.56%) Web 2.0
5 12 (2.60%) Blog
6 7 (1.52%) iSeries
7 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.87%) Fintech
8 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.43%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.43%) Social Media
10 2 (0.43%) Tandem
11 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.51%) Linux
2 15 (3.25%) Windows
3 13 (2.82%) Unix
4 9 (1.95%) Android
5 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (28.42%) MVC
3 88 (19.09%) Scrum
4 77 (16.70%) Web Development
5 57 (12.36%) SDLC
6 52 (11.28%) OO
7 47 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (9.11%) TDD
9 39 (8.46%) Software Engineering
10 36 (7.81%) OOP
11 27 (5.86%) BDD
11 27 (5.86%) ETL
12 21 (4.56%) Front End Development
13 20 (4.34%) Web Application Development
14 19 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (3.90%) High Availability
16 17 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.69%) Kimball Methodology
16 17 (3.69%) Multithreading
17 15 (3.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.73%) SQL
2 176 (38.18%) C#
3 165 (35.79%) JavaScript
4 123 (26.68%) Java
5 58 (12.58%) PHP
6 53 (11.50%) VB.NET
7 44 (9.54%) C++
8 38 (8.24%) T-SQL
9 32 (6.94%) RPG
10 27 (5.86%) RPG IV
11 25 (5.42%) Python
12 22 (4.77%) Ruby
13 18 (3.90%) PL/SQL
14 16 (3.47%) VB
15 15 (3.25%) Scala
16 11 (2.39%) C
17 9 (1.95%) Erlang
17 9 (1.95%) Haskell
18 8 (1.74%) VBA
19 7 (1.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 79 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (0.87%) ISEB
3 3 (0.65%) HND
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.43%) MCSA
4 2 (0.43%) MCSE
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.51%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Snort
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.15%) Oracle
3 11 (2.39%) IBM
4 10 (2.17%) Adobe
5 9 (1.95%) Zend
6 8 (1.74%) Tableau
7 7 (1.52%) TOWER Software
8 5 (1.08%) Informatica
9 4 (0.87%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.87%) Sybase
9 4 (0.87%) Teradata
10 3 (0.65%) SAP
11 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.43%) Talend
11 2 (0.43%) Unisys
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.22%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K, depending upon experirence
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: circa £45,000 pa (dependent on experience)
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago