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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 362 273 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.31% 22.14% 39.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.53% 22.86% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 313 246 460
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1315 1194 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.57% 96.84% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1008 1102
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +1 291 £35,000 +6.06% 21
North Wales +3 51 £35,000 - 3
West Wales -3 10 £31,250 -3.84% 4
Mid Wales - 2 £30,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 277 (36.40%) HTML
2 276 (36.27%) SQL
3 256 (33.64%) C#
4 254 (33.38%) JavaScript
5 251 (32.98%) .NET
6 243 (31.93%) CSS
7 227 (29.83%) SQL Server
8 215 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
9 191 (25.10%) Java
10 177 (23.26%) MVC
11 163 (21.42%) ASP.NET
12 151 (19.84%) Microsoft
13 147 (19.32%) jQuery
14 109 (14.32%) PHP
15 105 (13.80%) Web Services
16 104 (13.67%) HTML5
17 103 (13.53%) Finance
18 101 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
19 97 (12.75%) Scrum
20 87 (11.43%) T-SQL
21 85 (11.17%) XML
22 84 (11.04%) OO
22 84 (11.04%) TDD
23 83 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 81 (10.64%) Windows
25 77 (10.12%) Spring
26 74 (9.72%) REST
27 73 (9.59%) Degree
27 73 (9.59%) Advertising
28 70 (9.20%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 43 (5.65%) Node.js
2 25 (3.29%) Apache
2 25 (3.29%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.50%) CMS
4 16 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.18%) IIS
6 9 (1.18%) JBoss
7 6 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.53%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.39%) Confluence
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 62 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) MS Office
2 6 (0.79%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.18%) Staffware
3 8 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.79%) INSURE/90
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.26%) 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 21 (2.76%) PaaS
2 16 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.84%) SaaS
4 11 (1.45%) GitHub
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.13%) Joyent
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.91%) HTTP
2 16 (2.10%) Intranet
3 10 (1.31%) Internet
4 7 (0.92%) Network Security
5 5 (0.66%) SSH
6 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (29.83%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (9.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (8.67%) MySQL
5 42 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 40 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 37 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (4.60%) MongoDB
10 31 (4.07%) Big Data
11 21 (2.76%) Data Mining
12 19 (2.50%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (2.37%) OLAP
14 17 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.58%) OLAP Cube
17 11 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (3.81%) Visual Studio
4 23 (3.02%) NUnit
5 22 (2.89%) Subversion
5 22 (2.89%) JUnit
6 19 (2.50%) Xcode
7 16 (2.10%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (1.84%) MSTest
9 13 (1.71%) Maven
9 13 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.58%) Ant
11 11 (1.45%) Moq
12 10 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.92%) Mockito
13 7 (0.92%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.66%) EasyMock
14 5 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
15 4 (0.53%) Jenkins
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 103 (13.53%) Finance
2 73 (9.59%) Advertising
3 54 (7.10%) Marketing
4 46 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.94%) Banking
6 18 (2.37%) Automotive
7 15 (1.97%) Multimedia
8 14 (1.84%) Retail
9 13 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.45%) Electronics
11 10 (1.31%) Law
12 7 (0.92%) Legal
13 4 (0.53%) Billing
14 3 (0.39%) Back Office
15 2 (0.26%) Games
16 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (36.40%) HTML
2 251 (32.98%) .NET
3 243 (31.93%) CSS
4 163 (21.42%) ASP.NET
5 147 (19.32%) jQuery
6 105 (13.80%) Web Services
7 104 (13.67%) HTML5
8 85 (11.17%) XML
9 77 (10.12%) Spring
10 74 (9.72%) REST
11 66 (8.67%) WCF
12 65 (8.54%) .NET Framework
13 60 (7.88%) CSS3
14 59 (7.75%) Ajax
15 56 (7.36%) JSON
16 55 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (7.23%) Hibernate
17 43 (5.65%) Entity Framework
18 42 (5.52%) AngularJS
19 40 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.29%) User Experience
5 24 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.63%) DTV
7 16 (2.10%) Digital Media
8 15 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.97%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.58%) iPad
9 12 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.31%) Open Source
10 10 (1.31%) iPhone
10 10 (1.31%) Tandem
11 9 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (1.05%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.92%) IPTV
13 7 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.79%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.64%) Windows
2 68 (8.94%) Apple iOS
3 49 (6.44%) Android
4 43 (5.65%) Linux
5 18 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
6 14 (1.84%) UNIX
7 9 (1.18%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (23.26%) MVC
3 101 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (12.75%) Scrum
5 84 (11.04%) TDD
5 84 (11.04%) OO
6 70 (9.20%) ETL
7 64 (8.41%) OOP
8 63 (8.28%) Software Engineering
9 62 (8.15%) Web Development
10 55 (7.23%) Unit Testing
11 44 (5.78%) OOD
12 40 (5.26%) Mobile Development
13 39 (5.12%) iOS Development
14 38 (4.99%) Web Application Development
14 38 (4.99%) CRM
15 34 (4.47%) E-Commerce
15 34 (4.47%) BDD
16 29 (3.81%) MVVM
16 29 (3.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 276 (36.27%) SQL
2 256 (33.64%) C#
3 254 (33.38%) JavaScript
4 191 (25.10%) Java
5 109 (14.32%) PHP
6 87 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 69 (9.07%) C++
8 60 (7.88%) Objective-C
9 43 (5.65%) VB.NET
10 29 (3.81%) Ruby
11 28 (3.68%) C
12 24 (3.15%) Python
13 23 (3.02%) VB
14 22 (2.89%) Perl
15 21 (2.76%) PL/SQL
16 20 (2.63%) XAML
17 19 (2.50%) PHP5
18 12 (1.58%) Scala
19 9 (1.18%) TypeScript
20 8 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 73 (9.59%) Degree
2 15 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.92%) MCDBA
5 4 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.39%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) MCSA
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.47%) QA
2 8 (1.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 151 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.28%) Oracle
3 26 (3.42%) Facebook
4 18 (2.37%) Xamarin
5 17 (2.23%) Zend
6 14 (1.84%) Twitter
7 12 (1.58%) Adobe
8 11 (1.45%) Apple
8 11 (1.45%) SAP
8 11 (1.45%) BEA
9 10 (1.31%) Informatica
10 9 (1.18%) Teradata
11 8 (1.05%) Google
11 8 (1.05%) Cognos
12 7 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.79%) TOWER Software
13 6 (0.79%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.66%) hybris
14 5 (0.66%) Talend
15 4 (0.53%) Guidewire
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
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techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable joining salary plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Flintshire
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Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
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Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Strong benefits package
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Strong benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, pension and health cover
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
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