The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 150 206 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 30.18% 29.43% 25.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.61% 29.94% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139 193 151
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,544 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 490 688 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.59% 98.29% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 425 600 589
Median salary £40,000 £36,189 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -3.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cardiff

Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Developer in Cardiff

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cardiff

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 183 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (51.42%) JavaScript
3 160 (45.45%) .NET
4 147 (41.76%) C#
5 137 (38.92%) HTML
6 128 (36.36%) CSS
7 127 (36.08%) SQL
8 111 (31.53%) SQL Server
9 102 (28.98%) MVC
10 101 (28.69%) Scrum
11 96 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 87 (24.72%) Java
13 85 (24.15%) Microsoft
14 77 (21.88%) Finance
15 69 (19.60%) Web Development
15 69 (19.60%) AngularJS
16 66 (18.75%) Software Engineering
17 59 (16.76%) TDD
18 53 (15.06%) Visual Studio
19 52 (14.77%) Spring
20 50 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (14.20%) HTML5
21 47 (13.35%) jQuery
22 45 (12.78%) CSS3
23 41 (11.65%) Degree
24 40 (11.36%) Web Services
24 40 (11.36%) SDLC
25 38 (10.80%) Front End Development
26 35 (9.94%) PHP
26 35 (9.94%) Hibernate

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.52%) CMS
2 19 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (5.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (3.98%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.70%) Apache
6 6 (1.70%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.70%) IIS
7 5 (1.42%) SAS
8 3 (0.85%) Drupal
8 3 (0.85%) WordPress
9 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.57%) concrete5
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.57%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
10 1 (0.28%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.57%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (1.70%) Sage 200
1 6 (1.70%) Sage 50
2 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.57%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.24%) MySQL
3 23 (6.53%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (3.13%) Big Data
11 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.70%) Hadoop
16 4 (1.14%) Power BI
17 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 53 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 33 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (7.10%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (2.84%) JUnit
6 9 (2.56%) Maven
6 9 (2.56%) NUnit
6 9 (2.56%) Subversion
7 7 (1.99%) gulp
7 7 (1.99%) Selenium
8 6 (1.70%) Grunt
8 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.70%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.70%) Mockito
8 6 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.85%) webpack
11 2 (0.57%) PostCSS
11 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (21.88%) Finance
2 34 (9.66%) Advertising
3 13 (3.69%) Games
3 13 (3.69%) Marketing
4 9 (2.56%) Retail
5 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Law
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (45.45%) .NET
2 137 (38.92%) HTML
3 128 (36.36%) CSS
4 96 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 69 (19.60%) AngularJS
6 52 (14.77%) Spring
7 50 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (14.20%) HTML5
8 47 (13.35%) jQuery
9 45 (12.78%) CSS3
10 40 (11.36%) Web Services
11 35 (9.94%) Hibernate
12 31 (8.81%) RESTful
12 31 (8.81%) SOAP
13 26 (7.39%) REST
14 25 (7.10%) Sass
15 23 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (6.53%) Node.js
16 21 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.11%) User Experience
5 14 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.41%) Fintech
7 11 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.99%) NHS
9 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.85%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.85%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) Animation
10 2 (0.57%) CUDA
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.28%) Blog
11 1 (0.28%) Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.10%) Windows
2 18 (5.11%) Linux
3 10 (2.84%) Android
4 7 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.14%) Unix
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (28.98%) MVC
3 101 (28.69%) Scrum
4 69 (19.60%) Web Development
5 66 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 59 (16.76%) TDD
7 40 (11.36%) SDLC
8 38 (10.80%) Front End Development
9 33 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (9.38%) OO
10 30 (8.52%) Unit Testing
11 28 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (7.95%) ETL
12 26 (7.39%) Mentoring
13 24 (6.82%) BDD
14 21 (5.97%) Test Automation
15 20 (5.68%) OOP
16 17 (4.83%) E-Commerce
17 16 (4.55%) DevOps
18 14 (3.98%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 181 (51.42%) JavaScript
2 147 (41.76%) C#
3 127 (36.08%) SQL
4 87 (24.72%) Java
5 35 (9.94%) PHP
6 21 (5.97%) C
6 21 (5.97%) Python
7 19 (5.40%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.40%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.98%) C++
10 7 (1.99%) Perl
11 6 (1.70%) Ruby
11 6 (1.70%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.14%) VB
13 3 (0.85%) Go
13 3 (0.85%) Scala
14 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.57%) ES6
14 2 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (11.65%) Degree
2 17 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.56%) HND
4 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.27%) Docker
2 6 (1.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 85 (24.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.38%) Oracle
3 26 (7.39%) Sitecore
4 12 (3.41%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.99%) Facebook
5 7 (1.99%) Google
5 7 (1.99%) Sage
5 7 (1.99%) Twitter
6 4 (1.14%) Adobe
6 4 (1.14%) Alterian
7 3 (0.85%) Sencha
7 3 (0.85%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.57%) Tableau
9 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.28%) Nintex
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.28%) Zend
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