The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 253 453 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.34% 37.88% 29.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.14% 39.25% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 235 427 275
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,680
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 South 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1048 1154 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.68% 96.49% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1031 899
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Developer Salary Trend in South Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Cardiff -2 155 £35,000 +6.06% 32
Torfaen -4 18 £36,000 +20.00% 8
Bridgend -2 16 £35,000 -
Newport -13 15 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 12 £36,000 +2.85%
Caerphilly - 10 £30,000 - 2
Monmouthshire -1 6 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Neath Port Talbot 0 4 £35,500 +18.33% 2
Glamorgan -3 4 £38,500 +30.50% 1
Vale of Glamorgan 0 1 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £32,000 - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 251 (46.31%) .NET
2 236 (43.54%) SQL
3 234 (43.17%) HTML
4 216 (39.85%) C#
5 209 (38.56%) SQL Server
6 200 (36.90%) JavaScript
7 193 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
8 183 (33.76%) CSS
9 174 (32.10%) Java
10 157 (28.97%) ASP.NET
11 137 (25.28%) Microsoft
12 113 (20.85%) XML
13 112 (20.66%) MVC
14 99 (18.27%) Web Services
14 99 (18.27%) jQuery
15 97 (17.90%) OO
16 96 (17.71%) Scrum
17 91 (16.79%) PHP
18 82 (15.13%) TDD
19 80 (14.76%) C++
20 75 (13.84%) T-SQL
21 74 (13.65%) Spring
22 71 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
23 67 (12.36%) HTML5
24 66 (12.18%) Finance
25 63 (11.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 60 (11.07%) WCF
27 58 (10.70%) .NET Framework
28 57 (10.52%) OOP
29 55 (10.15%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 24 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.14%) CMS
4 13 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 12 (2.21%) Node.js
6 11 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.85%) SAS
8 9 (1.66%) Apache
9 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.11%) WordPress
11 5 (0.92%) FileNet
11 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.74%) LiveCycle
12 4 (0.74%) Drupal
12 4 (0.74%) Confluence
12 4 (0.74%) IIS
13 3 (0.55%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.95%) PaaS
2 13 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.85%) IaaS
4 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.74%) Trello
5 4 (0.74%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.55%) Office 365
6 3 (0.55%) GitHub
7 2 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.32%) Internet
2 9 (1.66%) Intranet
3 3 (0.55%) HTTP
4 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (38.56%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (11.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (6.83%) MySQL
8 35 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (5.90%) OLAP
10 24 (4.43%) OLAP Cube
11 22 (4.06%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (3.69%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.32%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.40%) Big Data
15 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (2.03%) NoSQL
17 10 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 10 (1.85%) Base SAS
18 8 (1.48%) Hadoop
18 8 (1.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 51 (9.41%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.90%) NUnit
3 25 (4.61%) Eclipse
4 22 (4.06%) JUnit
4 22 (4.06%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.87%) Maven
6 19 (3.51%) Subversion
7 17 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.95%) MSTest
9 15 (2.77%) Moq
10 12 (2.21%) Git (software)
11 11 (2.03%) Selenium
11 11 (2.03%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (1.85%) Ant
13 8 (1.48%) Mockito
13 8 (1.48%) Gradle
13 8 (1.48%) Spock
14 7 (1.29%) PowerBuilder
14 7 (1.29%) NetBeans
15 6 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 66 (12.18%) Finance
2 29 (5.35%) Advertising
3 19 (3.51%) Retail
4 17 (3.14%) Legal
5 11 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.03%) Games
6 10 (1.85%) Electronics
7 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.66%) Marketing
8 7 (1.29%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.11%) Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (46.31%) .NET
2 234 (43.17%) HTML
3 183 (33.76%) CSS
4 157 (28.97%) ASP.NET
5 113 (20.85%) XML
6 99 (18.27%) Web Services
6 99 (18.27%) jQuery
7 74 (13.65%) Spring
8 67 (12.36%) HTML5
9 60 (11.07%) WCF
10 58 (10.70%) .NET Framework
11 52 (9.59%) Hibernate
12 49 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 48 (8.86%) SOAP
14 41 (7.56%) J2EE
15 40 (7.38%) WinForms
16 32 (5.90%) Ajax
17 31 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (5.54%) REST
19 26 (4.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.32%) Open Source
5 13 (2.40%) GIS
6 12 (2.21%) Digital Media
7 11 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.48%) RIA
8 8 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.29%) DTV
9 7 (1.29%) IPTV
10 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.92%) AS400
10 5 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.74%) Physics
12 3 (0.55%) iPhone
13 2 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.86%) Windows
2 34 (6.27%) Linux
3 19 (3.51%) Android
4 17 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.77%) UNIX
6 13 (2.40%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (20.66%) MVC
3 97 (17.90%) OO
4 96 (17.71%) Scrum
5 82 (15.13%) TDD
6 57 (10.52%) OOP
7 53 (9.78%) Web Development
8 52 (9.59%) OOD
8 52 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (8.49%) E-Commerce
10 42 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 38 (7.01%) ETL
12 37 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (5.72%) Unit Testing
14 25 (4.61%) Kimball Methodology
14 25 (4.61%) Mentoring
15 24 (4.43%) Waterfall
16 22 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (3.32%) Release Management
18 16 (2.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 236 (43.54%) SQL
2 216 (39.85%) C#
3 200 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 174 (32.10%) Java
5 91 (16.79%) PHP
6 80 (14.76%) C++
7 75 (13.84%) T-SQL
8 55 (10.15%) VB.NET
9 19 (3.51%) VB
9 19 (3.51%) C
10 18 (3.32%) Groovy
11 15 (2.77%) Python
12 9 (1.66%) Perl
12 9 (1.66%) Ruby
13 8 (1.48%) Scala
14 6 (1.11%) VC++
14 6 (1.11%) PHP5
14 6 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.92%) VBA
16 4 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (10.15%) Degree
2 9 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.55%) HND
6 2 (0.37%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.40%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 137 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.86%) Oracle
3 14 (2.58%) SAP
4 9 (1.66%) IBM
4 9 (1.66%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.29%) Zend
6 6 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.11%) Twitter
7 5 (0.92%) Sage
7 5 (0.92%) Adobe
8 3 (0.55%) HP
8 3 (0.55%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.55%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.37%) Sencha
9 2 (0.37%) Facebook
9 2 (0.37%) Google
9 2 (0.37%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.37%) Informatica
9 2 (0.37%) Apple
10 1 (0.18%) Sybase
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £37000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £36,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Penarth, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24595 - £29115 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
AlphaLogix Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago