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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 359 421 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.96% 33.12% 42.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.81% 34.94% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 336 397 422
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
1246 1205 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.04% 94.81% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1077 941
Average salary £34,836 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
South Wales -1 299 £35,000 +6.06% 55
North Wales 0 35 £37,500 +7.14% 8
West Wales -1 20 £37,500 +25.00%
Mid Wales - 1 £21,750 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 280 (40.64%) SQL
2 270 (39.19%) HTML
3 269 (39.04%) .NET
4 256 (37.16%) C#
5 253 (36.72%) SQL Server
6 233 (33.82%) JavaScript
7 204 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
8 201 (29.17%) CSS
9 190 (27.58%) Java
10 179 (25.98%) ASP.NET
11 145 (21.04%) MVC
12 137 (19.88%) Microsoft
13 134 (19.45%) jQuery
14 112 (16.26%) PHP
15 104 (15.09%) XML
16 103 (14.95%) HTML5
17 100 (14.51%) TDD
18 96 (13.93%) Web Services
19 93 (13.50%) OO
20 91 (13.21%) C++
20 91 (13.21%) Degree
21 86 (12.48%) T-SQL
22 85 (12.34%) Spring
23 83 (12.05%) .NET Framework
24 80 (11.61%) Scrum
25 77 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 76 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
26 76 (11.03%) Advertising
26 76 (11.03%) WCF
27 75 (10.89%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 48 (6.97%) Node.js
2 23 (3.34%) CMS
3 22 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.32%) Umbraco
6 14 (2.03%) Apache
7 12 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.45%) SAS
9 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.02%) WordPress
11 5 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.73%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.58%) Drupal
12 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.44%) concrete5
14 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.29%) Confluence
14 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.87%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Staffware
3 4 (0.58%) INSURE/90
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.19%) PaaS
2 19 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.45%) SaaS
4 7 (1.02%) IaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Trello
5 4 (0.58%) GitHub
5 4 (0.58%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) Joyent
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.48%) HTTP
2 23 (3.34%) Internet
3 11 (1.60%) Intranet
4 7 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) 4G
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) DVB
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (36.72%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (7.98%) MySQL
6 48 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (5.08%) OLAP
10 32 (4.64%) NoSQL
11 24 (3.48%) OLAP Cube
12 21 (3.05%) Big Data
13 18 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (2.61%) Data Mining
14 17 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (2.47%) Relational Database
15 16 (2.32%) MongoDB
16 13 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (1.45%) Base SAS
17 10 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 48 (6.97%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.53%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.48%) Eclipse
4 23 (3.34%) JUnit
5 22 (3.19%) NUnit
6 19 (2.76%) MSTest
7 17 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.32%) Subversion
9 15 (2.18%) Maven
10 14 (2.03%) Moq
11 12 (1.74%) Mockito
12 10 (1.45%) Xcode
12 10 (1.45%) Ant
13 8 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (1.16%) Gradle
13 8 (1.16%) Spock
14 7 (1.02%) NetBeans
15 6 (0.87%) Selenium
16 5 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
General
1 76 (11.03%) Advertising
2 75 (10.89%) Finance
3 28 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.63%) Banking
4 25 (3.63%) Marketing
5 17 (2.47%) Retail
6 16 (2.32%) Multimedia
7 14 (2.03%) Electronics
8 12 (1.74%) Legal
9 11 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.60%) Games
10 6 (0.87%) Automotive
11 5 (0.73%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (39.19%) HTML
2 269 (39.04%) .NET
3 201 (29.17%) CSS
4 179 (25.98%) ASP.NET
5 134 (19.45%) jQuery
6 104 (15.09%) XML
7 103 (14.95%) HTML5
8 96 (13.93%) Web Services
9 85 (12.34%) Spring
10 83 (12.05%) .NET Framework
11 76 (11.03%) WCF
12 60 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (8.71%) Ajax
13 54 (7.84%) Hibernate
14 51 (7.40%) REST
15 49 (7.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 48 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (6.24%) J2EE
18 38 (5.52%) WinForms
19 36 (5.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.18%) Open Source
6 14 (2.03%) DTV
6 14 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.89%) GIS
7 13 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.74%) User Experience
9 11 (1.60%) IPTV
10 10 (1.45%) iPad
11 9 (1.31%) RIA
11 9 (1.31%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.31%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.16%) iPhone
13 7 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.02%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.69%) Windows
2 49 (7.11%) Apple iOS
3 38 (5.52%) Android
4 37 (5.37%) Linux
5 18 (2.61%) UNIX
6 15 (2.18%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (21.04%) MVC
3 100 (14.51%) TDD
4 93 (13.50%) OO
5 80 (11.61%) Scrum
6 76 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (9.72%) Unit Testing
8 65 (9.43%) OOP
9 64 (9.29%) ETL
10 61 (8.85%) OOD
11 54 (7.84%) Software Engineering
12 48 (6.97%) Web Development
13 46 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 42 (6.10%) BDD
15 35 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (4.50%) Web Application Development
17 26 (3.77%) Kimball Methodology
17 26 (3.77%) iOS Development
17 26 (3.77%) Mentoring
17 26 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 280 (40.64%) SQL
2 256 (37.16%) C#
3 233 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 190 (27.58%) Java
5 112 (16.26%) PHP
6 91 (13.21%) C++
7 86 (12.48%) T-SQL
8 47 (6.82%) VB.NET
9 37 (5.37%) Objective-C
10 35 (5.08%) Ruby
11 24 (3.48%) C
12 21 (3.05%) Python
13 17 (2.47%) VB
14 11 (1.60%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.31%) XAML
15 9 (1.31%) Groovy
15 9 (1.31%) PHP5
16 7 (1.02%) Perl
17 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 91 (13.21%) Degree
2 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.73%) MCDBA
5 3 (0.44%) HND
6 2 (0.29%) MCSD
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.05%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 137 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.40%) Oracle
3 26 (3.77%) Facebook
4 15 (2.18%) SAP
5 7 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 6 (0.87%) IBM
7 5 (0.73%) BEA
7 5 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (0.73%) Sage
7 5 (0.73%) Zend
7 5 (0.73%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.58%) hybris
8 4 (0.58%) Sencha
8 4 (0.58%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.58%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.44%) Apple
9 3 (0.44%) Informatica
9 3 (0.44%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.44%) HP
9 3 (0.44%) LexisNexis
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flex Hours + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
BIAARS
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago