Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 231 466 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.27% 33.79% 30.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.59% 34.34% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 205 437 395
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,700 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £49,800 £50,000 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.86% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 808 1357 1538
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.40% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1226 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,025
South Wales median annual salary £39,125 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.17% +2.86%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 133 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (48.05%) JavaScript
3 97 (41.99%) .NET
4 93 (40.26%) C#
5 81 (35.06%) Scrum
6 79 (34.20%) SQL Server
7 78 (33.77%) CSS
8 77 (33.33%) HTML
9 73 (31.60%) AngularJS
10 70 (30.30%) MVC
11 55 (23.81%) Java
11 55 (23.81%) SQL
12 45 (19.48%) Finance
12 45 (19.48%) Web Development
13 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 44 (19.05%) ASP.NET
13 44 (19.05%) RESTful
14 42 (18.18%) PHP
14 42 (18.18%) jQuery
15 40 (17.32%) TDD
16 39 (16.88%) SDLC
17 34 (14.72%) Front End Development
18 31 (13.42%) Spring
18 31 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
19 30 (12.99%) Computer Science
19 30 (12.99%) CMS
20 29 (12.55%) SOAP
21 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
22 27 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 26 (11.26%) OO

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 (12.99%) CMS
2 17 (7.36%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (6.49%) Umbraco
4 14 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (3.46%) Apache
6 7 (3.03%) WordPress
7 6 (2.60%) Drupal
7 6 (2.60%) IIS
7 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.30%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.43%) concrete5
10 1 (0.43%) JBoss
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) InDesign
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.30%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.16%) SaaS
4 3 (1.30%) GitHub
4 3 (1.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) npm
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) Hyperconnected
1 8 (3.46%) Internet
2 4 (1.73%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.73%) VoIP
3 3 (1.30%) Intranet
4 2 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (34.20%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.26%) MongoDB
3 21 (9.09%) MySQL
4 10 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.30%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.87%) Big Data
12 2 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.66%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.46%) Subversion
4 8 (3.46%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.03%) JUnit
6 6 (2.60%) Grunt
6 6 (2.60%) Selenium
7 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.73%) JMeter
8 4 (1.73%) webpack
9 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.30%) NUnit
9 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.30%) PostCSS
9 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 45 (19.48%) Finance
2 22 (9.52%) Games
3 13 (5.63%) Marketing
4 10 (4.33%) Advertising
5 6 (2.60%) Retail
6 5 (2.16%) Law
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (41.99%) .NET
2 78 (33.77%) CSS
3 77 (33.33%) HTML
4 73 (31.60%) AngularJS
5 44 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 44 (19.05%) RESTful
6 42 (18.18%) jQuery
7 31 (13.42%) Spring
8 29 (12.55%) SOAP
9 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (10.82%) WCF
12 24 (10.39%) .NET Framework
12 24 (10.39%) REST
12 24 (10.39%) Web Services
13 23 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (9.96%) HTML5
13 23 (9.96%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (9.52%) Sass
15 20 (8.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.19%) Fintech
4 8 (3.46%) User Experience
5 7 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.30%) Oculus Rift
7 3 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (1.30%) W3C
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Animation
9 1 (0.43%) Blog
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.93%) Linux
2 11 (4.76%) Windows
3 9 (3.90%) Android
4 8 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) DC/OS
6 2 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (35.06%) Scrum
3 70 (30.30%) MVC
4 45 (19.48%) Web Development
5 40 (17.32%) TDD
6 39 (16.88%) SDLC
7 34 (14.72%) Front End Development
8 26 (11.26%) OO
9 24 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.39%) Kanban
10 22 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 21 (9.09%) BDD
12 20 (8.66%) OOP
13 18 (7.79%) DevOps
14 17 (7.36%) E-Commerce
15 15 (6.49%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (6.06%) Microservices
16 14 (6.06%) Web Application Development
17 9 (3.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (48.05%) JavaScript
2 93 (40.26%) C#
3 55 (23.81%) Java
3 55 (23.81%) SQL
4 42 (18.18%) PHP
5 15 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.19%) Python
7 11 (4.76%) C++
8 10 (4.33%) C
8 10 (4.33%) Ruby
8 10 (4.33%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.03%) Scala
11 6 (2.60%) F#
11 6 (2.60%) Go
11 6 (2.60%) VB
12 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.73%) ES6
13 4 (1.73%) Groovy
14 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.26%) Degree
2 13 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.90%) HND
4 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.87%) CEH
5 2 (0.87%) CISMP
5 2 (0.87%) CISSP
5 2 (0.87%) GIAC
5 2 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (3.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
3 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Kibana
2 5 (2.16%) Ansible
3 4 (1.73%) Terraform
4 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.36%) Sitecore
3 9 (3.90%) Oracle
4 8 (3.46%) Google
5 6 (2.60%) Twitter
5 6 (2.60%) Zend
6 4 (1.73%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Serena