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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 243 163 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.45% 24.15% 36.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.38% 25.23% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 197 150 166
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
800 646 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.97% 95.70% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 660 571 412
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 213 (50.96%) HTML
2 186 (44.50%) JavaScript
3 171 (40.91%) CSS
4 161 (38.52%) SQL
4 161 (38.52%) .NET
5 160 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (33.73%) C#
7 131 (31.34%) MVC
8 127 (30.38%) SQL Server
9 119 (28.47%) ASP.NET
10 107 (25.60%) jQuery
11 95 (22.73%) Java
11 95 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 90 (21.53%) Scrum
13 85 (20.33%) HTML5
14 78 (18.66%) PHP
15 75 (17.94%) Web Services
16 68 (16.27%) Finance
17 67 (16.03%) AngularJS
18 66 (15.79%) MS Excel
19 58 (13.88%) CSS3
20 54 (12.92%) OO
21 51 (12.20%) T-SQL
22 50 (11.96%) XML
23 49 (11.72%) OOP
24 46 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
24 46 (11.00%) Degree
25 45 (10.77%) SDLC
25 45 (10.77%) MySQL
26 42 (10.05%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (3.83%) Node.js
2 14 (3.35%) CMS
3 11 (2.63%) Apache
4 8 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.72%) IIS
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.72%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.48%) Mule
8 2 (0.48%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.24%) concrete5
9 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 66 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.20%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.72%) Magento
3 3 (0.72%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) Staffware
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.39%) GitHub
2 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.67%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) SSH
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.77%) MySQL
3 32 (7.66%) MongoDB
4 28 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 21 (5.02%) Big Data
7 21 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (3.11%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.87%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.15%) DB2
13 9 (2.15%) OLAP
14 6 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
16 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.78%) Subversion
4 18 (4.31%) Maven
4 18 (4.31%) Eclipse
5 15 (3.59%) JUnit
5 15 (3.59%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.63%) Hudson
6 11 (2.63%) NetBeans
6 11 (2.63%) NUnit
6 11 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 8 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (1.67%) Ant
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.96%) Gradle
10 4 (0.96%) JMeter
10 4 (0.96%) Selenium
11 3 (0.72%) StyleCop
11 3 (0.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 68 (16.27%) Finance
2 26 (6.22%) Marketing
3 25 (5.98%) Advertising
4 18 (4.31%) Banking
5 16 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.15%) Law
6 9 (2.15%) Retail
7 7 (1.67%) Back Office
7 7 (1.67%) Legal
7 7 (1.67%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (50.96%) HTML
2 171 (40.91%) CSS
3 161 (38.52%) .NET
4 119 (28.47%) ASP.NET
5 107 (25.60%) jQuery
6 85 (20.33%) HTML5
7 75 (17.94%) Web Services
8 67 (16.03%) AngularJS
9 58 (13.88%) CSS3
10 50 (11.96%) XML
11 46 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (9.09%) Spring
13 33 (7.89%) REST
14 32 (7.66%) WCF
15 31 (7.42%) Ember.js
16 30 (7.18%) JSON
17 28 (6.70%) Backbone.js
18 26 (6.22%) SOAP
19 24 (5.74%) J2EE
20 22 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.18%) User Experience
2 18 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.63%) Tandem
3 11 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.44%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.20%) iSeries
6 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.96%) Statistics
6 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.72%) W3C
7 3 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.48%) PMI
8 2 (0.48%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.66%) Windows
2 27 (6.46%) Linux
3 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.44%) UNIX
5 5 (1.20%) Android
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (31.34%) MVC
3 90 (21.53%) Scrum
4 54 (12.92%) OO
5 49 (11.72%) OOP
6 45 (10.77%) SDLC
7 42 (10.05%) TDD
8 39 (9.33%) Web Development
9 32 (7.66%) CRM
10 25 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.74%) Unit Testing
12 19 (4.55%) BDD
13 17 (4.07%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.83%) Web Design
15 15 (3.59%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (3.35%) Software Engineering
17 11 (2.63%) Project Management
18 10 (2.39%) Service Delivery
18 10 (2.39%) ETL
18 10 (2.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 186 (44.50%) JavaScript
2 161 (38.52%) SQL
3 141 (33.73%) C#
4 95 (22.73%) Java
5 78 (18.66%) PHP
6 51 (12.20%) T-SQL
7 30 (7.18%) VB.NET
8 26 (6.22%) C++
9 15 (3.59%) Perl
9 15 (3.59%) Ruby
10 14 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.35%) Python
11 12 (2.87%) Scala
12 11 (2.63%) PHP5
13 8 (1.91%) VB
14 7 (1.67%) Go
15 5 (1.20%) RPG/400
15 5 (1.20%) RPG IV
15 5 (1.20%) XAML
15 5 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (11.00%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) MCP
4 1 (0.24%) MCSE
4 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
Vendors
1 95 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.09%) Oracle
3 14 (3.35%) Zend
4 13 (3.11%) Twitter
5 12 (2.87%) Facebook
6 8 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.91%) Google
7 7 (1.67%) TOWER Software
8 6 (1.44%) Teradata
8 6 (1.44%) Adobe
8 6 (1.44%) Informatica
9 2 (0.48%) Apple
9 2 (0.48%) BEA
9 2 (0.48%) Cognos
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.24%) Serena
10 1 (0.24%) LexisNexis
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35k- £40k(Depending on Experience)
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £33,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago