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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 244 174 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.98% 26.81% 37.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.50% 27.62% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 203 162 188
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
827 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.22% 97.07% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 700 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 211 (52.49%) HTML
2 195 (48.51%) JavaScript
3 170 (42.29%) CSS
4 166 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (39.55%) .NET
6 154 (38.31%) SQL
7 141 (35.07%) SQL Server
8 135 (33.58%) MVC
9 134 (33.33%) C#
10 120 (29.85%) ASP.NET
11 104 (25.87%) jQuery
12 96 (23.88%) Java
13 94 (23.38%) Scrum
14 90 (22.39%) Microsoft
15 83 (20.65%) HTML5
16 78 (19.40%) AngularJS
17 75 (18.66%) Finance
18 74 (18.41%) Web Services
19 72 (17.91%) MS Excel
20 63 (15.67%) PHP
21 58 (14.43%) OO
22 57 (14.18%) CSS3
23 54 (13.43%) T-SQL
24 53 (13.18%) Degree
25 51 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
26 46 (11.44%) OOP
27 45 (11.19%) Visual Studio
28 44 (10.95%) SDLC
29 43 (10.70%) XML
30 40 (9.95%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (4.98%) Node.js
2 14 (3.48%) CMS
3 11 (2.74%) Apache
3 11 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.75%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.50%) Mule
7 2 (0.50%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) concrete5
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.98%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.75%) Magento
3 3 (0.75%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (2.24%) GitHub
2 5 (1.24%) Office 365
2 5 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.75%) SSH
2 2 (0.50%) HTTP
2 2 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.45%) MySQL
3 34 (8.46%) MongoDB
4 31 (7.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 20 (4.98%) Big Data
7 20 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (3.23%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.49%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.49%) DB2
12 8 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.24%) OLAP
15 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (11.19%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.97%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.22%) Subversion
4 23 (5.72%) Eclipse
5 22 (5.47%) Maven
5 22 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.73%) Hudson
7 15 (3.73%) NetBeans
8 14 (3.48%) JUnit
9 12 (2.99%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.99%) Ant
11 6 (1.49%) NUnit
12 5 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.24%) Gradle
13 4 (1.00%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.00%) Selenium
13 4 (1.00%) JMeter
14 3 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (0.75%) StyleCop
General
1 75 (18.66%) Finance
2 25 (6.22%) Advertising
3 23 (5.72%) Marketing
4 20 (4.98%) Banking
5 18 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.48%) Law
7 11 (2.74%) Back Office
8 8 (1.99%) Retail
9 7 (1.74%) Welsh Language
9 7 (1.74%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (52.49%) HTML
2 170 (42.29%) CSS
3 159 (39.55%) .NET
4 120 (29.85%) ASP.NET
5 104 (25.87%) jQuery
6 83 (20.65%) HTML5
7 78 (19.40%) AngularJS
8 74 (18.41%) Web Services
9 57 (14.18%) CSS3
10 51 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (10.70%) XML
12 40 (9.95%) Spring
13 35 (8.71%) Ember.js
14 32 (7.96%) Backbone.js
15 31 (7.71%) REST
16 29 (7.21%) WCF
16 29 (7.21%) SOAP
17 22 (5.47%) J2EE
18 20 (4.98%) JSON
18 20 (4.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.71%) User Experience
2 23 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.24%) Data Extraction
5 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.74%) iSeries
7 6 (1.49%) Tandem
7 6 (1.49%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.24%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.00%) Statistics
9 4 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) W3C
10 3 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) PMI
11 2 (0.50%) iPhone
12 1 (0.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.97%) Windows
2 23 (5.72%) Linux
3 5 (1.24%) UNIX
4 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (33.58%) MVC
3 94 (23.38%) Scrum
4 58 (14.43%) OO
5 46 (11.44%) OOP
6 44 (10.95%) SDLC
7 37 (9.20%) TDD
8 34 (8.46%) Web Development
9 31 (7.71%) CRM
10 24 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 23 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (5.47%) BDD
13 17 (4.23%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.73%) Web Design
15 14 (3.48%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (2.74%) OO PHP
17 11 (2.74%) Project Management
17 11 (2.74%) People Management
18 10 (2.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 195 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 154 (38.31%) SQL
3 134 (33.33%) C#
4 96 (23.88%) Java
5 63 (15.67%) PHP
6 54 (13.43%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.22%) VB.NET
8 21 (5.22%) C++
9 16 (3.98%) Python
10 15 (3.73%) Ruby
11 11 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.74%) Perl
12 9 (2.24%) Scala
13 7 (1.74%) PHP5
14 6 (1.49%) VB
14 6 (1.49%) RPG
14 6 (1.49%) Go
15 5 (1.24%) RPG/400
15 5 (1.24%) RPG IV
16 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (13.18%) Degree
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.25%) MCP
4 1 (0.25%) MCSE
4 1 (0.25%) MCSA
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 90 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.70%) Oracle
3 14 (3.48%) Facebook
3 14 (3.48%) Twitter
4 9 (2.24%) Google
4 9 (2.24%) Zend
5 8 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.99%) Informatica
5 8 (1.99%) TOWER Software
5 8 (1.99%) Teradata
6 4 (1.00%) Apple
6 4 (1.00%) IBM
7 3 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.25%) Sony
8 1 (0.25%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.25%) LexisNexis
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