The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 27 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 40.30% 35.19% 41.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.86% 35.19% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 17
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
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 North Wales 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
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
63 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 94.03% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 49 42
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Developer Salary Trend in North Wales

Developer
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham 0 15 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Denbighshire - 9 £30,000 - 1
Flintshire 0 1 - - 2
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 38 (90.48%) .NET
2 26 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 25 (59.52%) C#
3 25 (59.52%) HTML
4 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 21 (50.00%) jQuery
6 21 (50.00%) HTML5
7 20 (47.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (45.24%) Ajax
8 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
8 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (35.71%) WCF
10 14 (33.33%) CSS
11 13 (30.95%) MVC
11 13 (30.95%) Advertising
11 13 (30.95%) Facebook
12 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (28.57%) Flash
12 12 (28.57%) PHP
12 12 (28.57%) MySQL
13 11 (26.19%) SQL
13 11 (26.19%) TDD
13 11 (26.19%) Web Application Development
13 11 (26.19%) Node.js
13 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (26.19%) Ruby
13 11 (26.19%) BDD
13 11 (26.19%) NoSQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 11 (26.19%) Node.js
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) MySQL
3 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.38%) SSDT
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) MSTest
General
1 13 (30.95%) Advertising
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) .NET
2 25 (59.52%) HTML
3 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 21 (50.00%) jQuery
5 21 (50.00%) HTML5
6 20 (47.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 19 (45.24%) Ajax
8 15 (35.71%) WCF
9 14 (33.33%) CSS
10 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (28.57%) Flash
11 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (26.19%) RESTful
12 4 (9.52%) XML
12 4 (9.52%) WinForms
13 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 3 (7.14%) CSS3
13 3 (7.14%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (19.05%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Web Application Development
3 11 (26.19%) BDD
4 5 (11.90%) SEO
5 3 (7.14%) Web Development
5 3 (7.14%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.38%) Process Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) PHP
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) Ruby
5 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) PHP5
7 3 (7.14%) VB6
7 3 (7.14%) VB
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Facebook
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Embarcadero
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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