The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sitecore
Rank 65 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sitecore 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.59% 0.73% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.59% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £36,000 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
334 252 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.48% 45.90% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 311 196 174
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sitecore
South Wales

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Sitecore
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sitecore across the Cardiff region.

Sitecore Salary Trend in Cardiff

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Sitecore also 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 that cited Sitecore.

1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) CMS
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
2 14 (82.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
5 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (58.82%) CSS
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
8 8 (47.06%) Advertising
8 8 (47.06%) jQuery
9 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) MVC
9 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) TDD
11 4 (23.53%) Web Development
11 4 (23.53%) HTML5
11 4 (23.53%) C#
11 4 (23.53%) Scrum
12 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
12 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
12 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
12 3 (17.65%) WCF
12 3 (17.65%) Lucene
13 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
13 2 (11.76%) Alterian
13 2 (11.76%) Degree
13 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Sitecore also 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 that cited Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (82.35%) CMS
1 14 (82.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (47.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) Lucene
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (11.76%) XHTML
9 1 (5.88%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Android Development
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Alterian
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin