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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 177 219 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.34% 36.56% 33.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.36% 38.22% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 188 107
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 £25,925 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
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
647 573 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.28% 95.66% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 574 470 309
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,150 £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 21 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 145 (47.39%) SQL Server
2 139 (45.42%) HTML
3 131 (42.81%) SQL
4 128 (41.83%) .NET
5 126 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 110 (35.95%) CSS
7 103 (33.66%) Java
8 101 (33.01%) ASP.NET
9 97 (31.70%) jQuery
10 92 (30.07%) Microsoft
11 88 (28.76%) C#
12 69 (22.55%) MVC
13 66 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (20.26%) Web Services
14 62 (20.26%) XML
15 61 (19.93%) PHP
16 56 (18.30%) T-SQL
17 54 (17.65%) OO
18 53 (17.32%) Scrum
19 50 (16.34%) SQL Server 2008
20 47 (15.36%) Finance
21 46 (15.03%) TDD
21 46 (15.03%) Spring
22 42 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 41 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
24 40 (13.07%) C++
24 40 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 35 (11.44%) .NET Framework
26 34 (11.11%) Hibernate
26 34 (11.11%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (6.86%) CMS
2 20 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (3.92%) Confluence
4 10 (3.27%) LiveCycle
4 10 (3.27%) Umbraco
4 10 (3.27%) FileNet
5 7 (2.29%) IIS
6 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.63%) WordPress
7 4 (1.31%) Node.js
7 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.98%) Apache
8 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.65%) SAS
9 2 (0.65%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.65%) concrete5
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.31%) GitHub
2 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) Internet
2 5 (1.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (47.39%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (7.19%) MongoDB
8 21 (6.86%) OLAP
9 17 (5.56%) MySQL
9 17 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 16 (5.23%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (3.59%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.96%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.96%) Big Data
15 5 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.17%) Maven
3 24 (7.84%) Subversion
4 22 (7.19%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.92%) Hudson
5 12 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.92%) JIRA
6 11 (3.59%) Eclipse
7 10 (3.27%) JUnit
8 9 (2.94%) Ant
9 8 (2.61%) PowerBuilder
10 7 (2.29%) Selenium
10 7 (2.29%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.96%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.63%) JBehave
12 5 (1.63%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.63%) CruiseControl
12 5 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (1.31%) NUnit
General
1 47 (15.36%) Finance
2 16 (5.23%) Legal
3 14 (4.58%) Advertising
4 13 (4.25%) Retail
5 11 (3.59%) Electronics
5 11 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.31%) Games
6 4 (1.31%) Banking
7 3 (0.98%) Billing
7 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (45.42%) HTML
2 128 (41.83%) .NET
3 110 (35.95%) CSS
4 101 (33.01%) ASP.NET
5 97 (31.70%) jQuery
6 62 (20.26%) Web Services
6 62 (20.26%) XML
7 46 (15.03%) Spring
8 35 (11.44%) .NET Framework
9 34 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 33 (10.78%) J2EE
11 32 (10.46%) SOAP
12 27 (8.82%) XHTML
13 26 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (7.52%) HTML5
14 23 (7.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 23 (7.52%) JSON
15 17 (5.56%) WCF
16 15 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 18 (5.88%) Open Source
1 18 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 9 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.96%) GIS
5 5 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.98%) DTV
6 3 (0.98%) Social Network
6 3 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.65%) iPhone
7 2 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.33%) Blog
8 1 (0.33%) W3C
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.84%) Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Android
2 13 (4.25%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.92%) UNIX
4 7 (2.29%) Windows
5 5 (1.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.63%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.55%) MVC
2 66 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.65%) OO
4 53 (17.32%) Scrum
5 46 (15.03%) TDD
6 41 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 26 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.17%) Unit Testing
9 25 (8.17%) Web Development
10 23 (7.52%) ETL
11 21 (6.86%) SOA
12 18 (5.88%) UML
12 18 (5.88%) OOP
12 18 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (5.56%) Release Management
14 16 (5.23%) Pair Programming
15 15 (4.90%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (4.58%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 131 (42.81%) SQL
2 126 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 103 (33.66%) Java
4 88 (28.76%) C#
5 61 (19.93%) PHP
6 56 (18.30%) T-SQL
7 40 (13.07%) C++
8 29 (9.48%) VB.NET
9 21 (6.86%) Groovy
10 18 (5.88%) Scala
11 13 (4.25%) Perl
12 12 (3.92%) Clojure
13 11 (3.59%) VB
14 8 (2.61%) Python
15 7 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.96%) XAML
17 5 (1.63%) C
18 4 (1.31%) Objective-C
18 4 (1.31%) VC++
19 3 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (9.15%) Degree
2 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) MCP
4 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.33%) QA
Vendors
1 92 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.82%) Oracle
3 15 (4.90%) Sitecore
3 15 (4.90%) Twitter
4 12 (3.92%) SAP
5 11 (3.59%) IBM
6 10 (3.27%) Adobe
7 6 (1.96%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.63%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.31%) Zend
10 3 (0.98%) Google
10 3 (0.98%) Facebook
11 2 (0.65%) Alterian
12 1 (0.33%) Coverity
12 1 (0.33%) Wind River
12 1 (0.33%) HP
12 1 (0.33%) Apple
12 1 (0.33%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.33%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 17 days ago