Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 344 229 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 29.94% 28.45% 33.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.44% 28.77% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 314 204 444
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £49,625
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -

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 1,130 796 1,379
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.35% 98.88% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 948 709 1,245
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.03%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 145 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 132 (38.37%) C#
4 120 (34.88%) SQL
5 115 (33.43%) .NET
6 109 (31.69%) HTML
7 101 (29.36%) Java
8 89 (25.87%) CSS
9 88 (25.58%) Scrum
10 83 (24.13%) Finance
11 73 (21.22%) SQL Server
12 70 (20.35%) AngularJS
13 64 (18.60%) MVC
14 59 (17.15%) XML
15 50 (14.53%) TDD
15 50 (14.53%) React
16 46 (13.37%) jQuery
16 46 (13.37%) Web Services
17 45 (13.08%) Microsoft
17 45 (13.08%) Git (software)
18 44 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (11.92%) Spring
20 40 (11.63%) SOAP
21 38 (11.05%) ASP.NET
22 37 (10.76%) PHP
22 37 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
23 36 (10.47%) Web Development
24 35 (10.17%) JSON
24 35 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
24 35 (10.17%) Problem-Solving

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 16 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.07%) CMS
3 9 (2.62%) WordPress
4 7 (2.03%) Drupal
5 6 (1.74%) IIS
6 5 (1.45%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.45%) SAS
7 4 (1.16%) JBoss
8 3 (0.87%) Apache
8 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.58%) Confluence
9 2 (0.58%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.29%) InVision
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.16%) Magento
3 2 (0.58%) Shopify
3 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.03%) GitHub
5 6 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (1.74%) SaaS
6 5 (1.45%) Office 365
7 4 (1.16%) npm
7 4 (1.16%) Slack
7 4 (1.16%) Trello
8 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.03%) HTTP
2 6 (1.74%) Internet
3 5 (1.45%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.58%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (7.85%) MySQL
3 27 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (4.36%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.78%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.78%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.62%) Power BI
10 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.74%) GIS
12 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 45 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.07%) JUnit
3 14 (4.07%) Maven
3 14 (4.07%) Selenium
4 9 (2.62%) Gradle
4 9 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (2.62%) Subversion
5 7 (2.03%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.45%) webpack
7 4 (1.16%) gulp
7 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.87%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.87%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.87%) JIRA
8 3 (0.87%) TestNG
8 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (24.13%) Finance
2 24 (6.98%) Banking
3 12 (3.49%) Advertising
3 12 (3.49%) Law
4 8 (2.33%) Back Office
5 7 (2.03%) Retail
6 5 (1.45%) Games
6 5 (1.45%) Legal
6 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (33.43%) .NET
2 109 (31.69%) HTML
3 89 (25.87%) CSS
4 70 (20.35%) AngularJS
5 59 (17.15%) XML
6 50 (14.53%) React
7 46 (13.37%) jQuery
7 46 (13.37%) Web Services
8 41 (11.92%) Spring
9 40 (11.63%) SOAP
10 38 (11.05%) ASP.NET
11 35 (10.17%) JSON
12 31 (9.01%) HTML5
13 28 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
14 27 (7.85%) RESTful
15 26 (7.56%) REST
16 23 (6.69%) CSS3
16 23 (6.69%) Sass
17 20 (5.81%) Spring Boot
18 16 (4.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.27%) User Experience
3 21 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.07%) Fintech
5 13 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.62%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.03%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.58%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.29%) Animation
12 1 (0.29%) BBC
12 1 (0.29%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.29%) Robotics
12 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.81%) Linux
2 19 (5.52%) Windows
3 16 (4.65%) Android
4 13 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.74%) Unix
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (25.58%) Scrum
3 64 (18.60%) MVC
4 50 (14.53%) TDD
5 36 (10.47%) Web Development
6 35 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (8.72%) Front End Development
7 30 (8.72%) Software Engineering
8 29 (8.43%) Unit Testing
9 28 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (6.98%) Test Automation
11 19 (5.52%) OO
12 17 (4.94%) SDLC
13 15 (4.36%) Decision-Making
14 14 (4.07%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (3.78%) Android Development
15 13 (3.78%) Microservices
15 13 (3.78%) Open Source
16 12 (3.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 132 (38.37%) C#
3 120 (34.88%) SQL
4 101 (29.36%) Java
5 37 (10.76%) PHP
6 31 (9.01%) VBA
7 27 (7.85%) Python
8 22 (6.40%) Java 8
9 21 (6.10%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.94%) VB
11 15 (4.36%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.20%) ES6
13 10 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.91%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.03%) C
15 5 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (1.45%) Scala
15 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.45%) XPath
16 4 (1.16%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (6.10%) Degree
2 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.78%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Ansible
1 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.14%) Oracle
3 22 (6.40%) Google
4 8 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 8 (2.33%) SAP
5 5 (1.45%) Guidewire
5 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.16%) ESRI
6 4 (1.16%) IBM
6 4 (1.16%) OutSystems
6 4 (1.16%) Progress
6 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.16%) Twitter
7 3 (0.87%) Facebook
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe
8 2 (0.58%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.58%) Sencha
9 1 (0.29%) Marketo
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau