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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 310 538 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.05% 38.93% 29.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.82% 40.24% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 287 506 311
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,130 £25,975 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 October 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 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
South Wales -3 257 £35,000 +6.06% 60
North Wales 0 26 £37,500 +15.38% 10
West Wales 0 24 £30,762 +23.04% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 319 (49.77%) .NET
2 293 (45.71%) HTML
3 271 (42.28%) C#
4 269 (41.97%) SQL
5 261 (40.72%) SQL Server
6 250 (39.00%) JavaScript
7 240 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
8 226 (35.26%) CSS
9 207 (32.29%) ASP.NET
10 188 (29.33%) Java
11 163 (25.43%) Microsoft
12 152 (23.71%) MVC
13 143 (22.31%) jQuery
14 122 (19.03%) XML
15 114 (17.78%) PHP
16 109 (17.00%) OO
17 107 (16.69%) Scrum
18 105 (16.38%) TDD
18 105 (16.38%) Web Services
18 105 (16.38%) HTML5
19 100 (15.60%) .NET Framework
20 89 (13.88%) T-SQL
21 85 (13.26%) WCF
22 81 (12.64%) C++
23 77 (12.01%) Spring
23 77 (12.01%) SQL Server 2008
24 71 (11.08%) Degree
25 67 (10.45%) Finance
26 66 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 64 (9.98%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (4.84%) Node.js
2 30 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.12%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.96%) CMS
5 15 (2.34%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.56%) SAS
6 10 (1.56%) Apache
7 9 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.25%) Drupal
9 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.09%) IIS
9 7 (1.09%) WordPress
9 7 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.78%) FileNet
11 4 (0.62%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.62%) Confluence
11 4 (0.62%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 59 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.50%) PaaS
3 13 (2.03%) IaaS
4 10 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.62%) Trello
5 4 (0.62%) GitHub
5 4 (0.62%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 3 (0.47%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.43%) Internet
2 9 (1.40%) Intranet
3 3 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.16%) SSH
4 1 (0.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 77 (12.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (8.27%) MySQL
5 53 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (5.46%) OLAP
9 27 (4.21%) NoSQL
10 24 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 20 (3.12%) Relational Database
13 16 (2.50%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.56%) Base SAS
14 10 (1.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 10 (1.56%) Big Data
14 10 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.40%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 64 (9.98%) Visual Studio
2 36 (5.62%) NUnit
3 32 (4.99%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (3.74%) Eclipse
6 23 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 22 (3.43%) JUnit
7 22 (3.43%) Maven
8 21 (3.28%) Subversion
9 19 (2.96%) MSTest
10 18 (2.81%) Moq
11 13 (2.03%) Selenium
12 11 (1.72%) Ant
12 11 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (1.25%) Spock
13 8 (1.25%) Gradle
13 8 (1.25%) Mockito
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
14 7 (1.09%) NetBeans
General
1 67 (10.45%) Finance
2 43 (6.71%) Advertising
3 17 (2.65%) Retail
4 15 (2.34%) Legal
5 12 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.72%) Games
7 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.25%) Electronics
9 7 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.09%) Marketing
10 6 (0.94%) Banking
11 3 (0.47%) Billing
11 3 (0.47%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (49.77%) .NET
2 293 (45.71%) HTML
3 226 (35.26%) CSS
4 207 (32.29%) ASP.NET
5 143 (22.31%) jQuery
6 122 (19.03%) XML
7 105 (16.38%) Web Services
7 105 (16.38%) HTML5
8 100 (15.60%) .NET Framework
9 85 (13.26%) WCF
10 77 (12.01%) Spring
11 57 (8.89%) Ajax
11 57 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 53 (8.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 51 (7.96%) Hibernate
15 49 (7.64%) WinForms
15 49 (7.64%) SOAP
16 42 (6.55%) J2EE
16 42 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.59%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.28%) Open Source
5 16 (2.50%) GIS
6 15 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.18%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.87%) RIA
9 8 (1.25%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.09%) DTV
10 7 (1.09%) IPTV
11 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.78%) AS400
13 4 (0.62%) Physics
13 4 (0.62%) User Experience
14 3 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.74%) Windows
2 37 (5.77%) Linux
3 24 (3.74%) Android
4 23 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.34%) UNIX
6 13 (2.03%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.09%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (23.71%) MVC
3 109 (17.00%) OO
4 107 (16.69%) Scrum
5 105 (16.38%) TDD
6 64 (9.98%) OOD
7 58 (9.05%) OOP
8 55 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (8.42%) Web Development
10 48 (7.49%) Software Engineering
11 47 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 41 (6.40%) ETL
13 40 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (5.77%) Unit Testing
15 30 (4.68%) BDD
16 28 (4.37%) Mentoring
17 26 (4.06%) Web Application Development
18 25 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
18 25 (3.90%) Waterfall
19 23 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 271 (42.28%) C#
2 269 (41.97%) SQL
3 250 (39.00%) JavaScript
4 188 (29.33%) Java
5 114 (17.78%) PHP
6 89 (13.88%) T-SQL
7 81 (12.64%) C++
8 57 (8.89%) VB.NET
9 25 (3.90%) Ruby
10 23 (3.59%) VB
11 21 (3.28%) C
12 19 (2.96%) Groovy
13 17 (2.65%) Python
14 10 (1.56%) PHP5
15 7 (1.09%) Scala
15 7 (1.09%) Perl
16 6 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.94%) VC++
16 6 (0.94%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (11.08%) Degree
2 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.47%) HND
4 3 (0.47%) MCSE
4 3 (0.47%) MCSA
5 2 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.03%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
1 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 163 (25.43%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.64%) Oracle
3 20 (3.12%) Facebook
4 14 (2.18%) SAP
5 10 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.40%) IBM
7 8 (1.25%) Zend
8 6 (0.94%) Twitter
8 6 (0.94%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.78%) Sage
9 5 (0.78%) Adobe
9 5 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.47%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.47%) HP
11 3 (0.47%) Cognos
12 2 (0.31%) Informatica
12 2 (0.31%) Apple
12 2 (0.31%) Google
12 2 (0.31%) Sencha
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chepstow, Gwent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29115 - £32542 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29115 - £37164 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29115 - £37164 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
e-Recruiter
Salary: £16000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits / Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 36,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Mold, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago