The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 376 288 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.96% 25.62% 42.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.24% 26.59% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 338 266 441
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,196
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1286 1083 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.61% 96.35% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 918 960
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Developer Salary Trend in Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wales

Developer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
South Wales +2 307 £35,000 +6.06% 38
North Wales +2 48 £35,000 -12.50% 10
West Wales -1 11 £32,500 - 7
Mid Wales - 5 £30,000 - 2
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 272 (36.17%) SQL
2 270 (35.90%) HTML
3 260 (34.57%) C#
4 258 (34.31%) .NET
5 243 (32.31%) SQL Server
6 241 (32.05%) JavaScript
7 236 (31.38%) CSS
8 217 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
9 188 (25.00%) Java
10 181 (24.07%) MVC
11 175 (23.27%) ASP.NET
12 150 (19.95%) Microsoft
13 137 (18.22%) jQuery
14 108 (14.36%) HTML5
15 107 (14.23%) Web Services
16 102 (13.56%) PHP
17 101 (13.43%) Scrum
18 97 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
19 92 (12.23%) TDD
20 88 (11.70%) Finance
21 83 (11.04%) OO
22 82 (10.90%) Advertising
23 81 (10.77%) Spring
23 81 (10.77%) T-SQL
24 78 (10.37%) Apple iOS
25 77 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 77 (10.24%) C++
26 76 (10.11%) OOP
26 76 (10.11%) XML
26 76 (10.11%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 44 (5.85%) Node.js
2 29 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.06%) Apache
4 22 (2.93%) CMS
5 14 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.06%) JBoss
7 8 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.93%) IIS
9 5 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.53%) Confluence
10 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.40%) SAS
11 3 (0.40%) WordPress
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 54 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.93%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.40%) MS Office
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.20%) Staffware
3 8 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.53%) INSURE/90
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.27%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.13%) Agresso
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.06%) PaaS
2 14 (1.86%) SaaS
3 13 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.20%) GitHub
5 2 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Joyent
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.98%) HTTP
2 15 (1.99%) Intranet
3 11 (1.46%) Internet
4 8 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.93%) Network Security
6 5 (0.66%) SSH
7 2 (0.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (8.64%) MySQL
4 64 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (5.05%) NoSQL
8 36 (4.79%) Relational Database
9 29 (3.86%) Big Data
9 29 (3.86%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.79%) OLAP
10 21 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (2.66%) Data Mining
12 17 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.99%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
16 10 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (1.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 55 (7.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.19%) Visual Studio
4 21 (2.79%) JUnit
4 21 (2.79%) NUnit
4 21 (2.79%) Subversion
5 19 (2.53%) Xcode
6 15 (1.99%) MSTest
6 15 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (1.86%) Maven
8 13 (1.73%) Eclipse
8 13 (1.73%) Ant
9 11 (1.46%) Moq
10 8 (1.06%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.66%) Mockito
12 5 (0.66%) EasyMock
13 4 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 88 (11.70%) Finance
2 82 (10.90%) Advertising
3 51 (6.78%) Marketing
4 37 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.59%) Banking
6 18 (2.39%) Automotive
7 16 (2.13%) Retail
7 16 (2.13%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.60%) Electronics
9 10 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.80%) Legal
11 5 (0.66%) Law
11 5 (0.66%) Games
12 4 (0.53%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (35.90%) HTML
2 258 (34.31%) .NET
3 236 (31.38%) CSS
4 175 (23.27%) ASP.NET
5 137 (18.22%) jQuery
6 108 (14.36%) HTML5
7 107 (14.23%) Web Services
8 81 (10.77%) Spring
9 76 (10.11%) XML
9 76 (10.11%) REST
10 71 (9.44%) .NET Framework
11 69 (9.18%) WCF
12 65 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (7.58%) CSS3
14 54 (7.18%) JSON
14 54 (7.18%) Ajax
14 54 (7.18%) Hibernate
15 46 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 42 (5.59%) Entity Framework
17 41 (5.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.79%) User Experience
5 17 (2.26%) DTV
6 16 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 15 (1.99%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.60%) iPad
9 12 (1.60%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.33%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.33%) Open Source
11 9 (1.20%) iPhone
11 9 (1.20%) Tandem
12 8 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.80%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.37%) Apple iOS
2 72 (9.57%) Windows
3 56 (7.45%) Android
4 38 (5.05%) Linux
5 17 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
6 15 (1.99%) UNIX
7 10 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (24.07%) MVC
3 101 (13.43%) Scrum
4 97 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 92 (12.23%) TDD
6 83 (11.04%) OO
7 76 (10.11%) OOP
8 68 (9.04%) ETL
9 67 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 60 (7.98%) Unit Testing
11 53 (7.05%) Web Development
12 50 (6.65%) OOD
13 42 (5.59%) iOS Development
14 41 (5.45%) BDD
15 40 (5.32%) Web Application Development
15 40 (5.32%) Mobile Development
16 35 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (4.52%) CRM
18 33 (4.39%) E-Commerce
19 31 (4.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 272 (36.17%) SQL
2 260 (34.57%) C#
3 241 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 188 (25.00%) Java
5 102 (13.56%) PHP
6 81 (10.77%) T-SQL
7 77 (10.24%) C++
8 64 (8.51%) Objective-C
9 50 (6.65%) VB.NET
10 31 (4.12%) C
10 31 (4.12%) Ruby
11 25 (3.32%) VB
12 20 (2.66%) XAML
13 19 (2.53%) PHP5
14 18 (2.39%) Python
15 16 (2.13%) Perl
16 15 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.73%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.33%) Scala
19 8 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (9.44%) Degree
2 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.93%) MCDBA
5 4 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.65%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 150 (19.95%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.38%) Oracle
3 26 (3.46%) Facebook
4 18 (2.39%) Xamarin
5 17 (2.26%) Zend
6 12 (1.60%) Twitter
6 12 (1.60%) SAP
7 11 (1.46%) BEA
8 10 (1.33%) Apple
8 10 (1.33%) Adobe
9 9 (1.20%) Informatica
10 8 (1.06%) Cognos
10 8 (1.06%) Teradata
11 7 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.80%) Google
12 6 (0.80%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.66%) hybris
13 5 (0.66%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.53%) Sencha
14 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
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