Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 335 242 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 32.09% 31.47% 36.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.07% 32.01% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 304 205 430
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,850 £24,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £53,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 1,013 756 1,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 98.31% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 855 668 1,120
Cardiff median annual salary £38,650 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.07% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £24,350 £22,938 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 155 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 153 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (38.81%) .NET
4 125 (37.31%) C#
5 115 (34.33%) HTML
6 99 (29.55%) SQL
7 94 (28.06%) CSS
8 90 (26.87%) Scrum
9 85 (25.37%) Java
10 72 (21.49%) SQL Server
11 63 (18.81%) AngularJS
12 61 (18.21%) Finance
13 54 (16.12%) PHP
14 53 (15.82%) XML
14 53 (15.82%) Microsoft
15 49 (14.63%) Web Development
15 49 (14.63%) Git (software)
16 47 (14.03%) MVC
16 47 (14.03%) React
17 44 (13.13%) jQuery
18 43 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (12.24%) HTML5
20 39 (11.64%) TDD
21 35 (10.45%) Front End Development
22 34 (10.15%) JSON
23 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET
24 30 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
24 30 (8.96%) Web Services
24 30 (8.96%) OO
24 30 (8.96%) RESTful

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 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.18%) CMS
3 13 (3.88%) WordPress
4 9 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.39%) Apache
6 6 (1.79%) Drupal
6 6 (1.79%) IIS
6 6 (1.79%) SAS
7 4 (1.19%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.19%) JBoss
8 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.90%) nginx
8 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.60%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.30%) InVision
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.79%) Magento
4 2 (0.60%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.09%) SaaS
4 6 (1.79%) Office 365
5 4 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.60%) GitHub
6 2 (0.60%) npm
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Slack
7 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.39%) HTTP
2 6 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.79%) SSL
3 4 (1.19%) Internet
4 2 (0.60%) SSH
5 1 (0.30%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.66%) MySQL
3 19 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.69%) Power BI
10 8 (2.39%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.79%) Big Data
12 6 (1.79%) DB2
12 6 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.79%) PowerPivot
12 6 (1.79%) SAS EBI
13 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.78%) Selenium
4 15 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.99%) Maven
6 7 (2.09%) JUnit
7 6 (1.79%) Gradle
7 6 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.49%) Subversion
9 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.19%) gulp
9 4 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.19%) webpack
9 4 (1.19%) Xdebug
10 3 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.90%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (18.21%) Finance
2 23 (6.87%) Banking
3 15 (4.48%) Advertising
4 10 (2.99%) Retail
5 9 (2.69%) Marketing
6 7 (2.09%) Back Office
7 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.49%) Games
8 5 (1.49%) Law
9 4 (1.19%) Legal
10 3 (0.90%) Electronics
10 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.60%) Retail Finance
11 2 (0.60%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (38.81%) .NET
2 115 (34.33%) HTML
3 94 (28.06%) CSS
4 63 (18.81%) AngularJS
5 53 (15.82%) XML
6 47 (14.03%) React
7 44 (13.13%) jQuery
8 41 (12.24%) HTML5
9 34 (10.15%) JSON
10 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET
11 30 (8.96%) RESTful
11 30 (8.96%) Web Services
12 27 (8.06%) Sass
13 26 (7.76%) CSS3
13 26 (7.76%) SOAP
14 25 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (7.16%) Spring
16 22 (6.57%) .NET Framework
17 19 (5.67%) REST
18 18 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.36%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.37%) User Experience
4 11 (3.28%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.39%) Fintech
7 5 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.90%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.60%) iPhone
9 2 (0.60%) NHS
10 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.30%) Animation
10 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.30%) iPad
10 1 (0.30%) Robotics
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.57%) Windows
2 19 (5.67%) Linux
3 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.09%) Android
4 7 (2.09%) Unix
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (26.87%) Scrum
3 49 (14.63%) Web Development
4 47 (14.03%) MVC
5 39 (11.64%) TDD
6 35 (10.45%) Front End Development
7 30 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (8.96%) OO
8 28 (8.36%) Software Engineering
9 27 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 26 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (6.87%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.97%) CRM
13 19 (5.67%) Decision-Making
14 18 (5.37%) Mentoring
15 17 (5.07%) SOLID
16 16 (4.78%) Integration Testing
16 16 (4.78%) OOD
17 15 (4.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 155 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 125 (37.31%) C#
3 99 (29.55%) SQL
4 85 (25.37%) Java
5 54 (16.12%) PHP
6 27 (8.06%) VBA
7 20 (5.97%) Python
8 16 (4.78%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.58%) C++
10 11 (3.28%) ES6
10 11 (3.28%) Java 8
10 11 (3.28%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.69%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.39%) VB
13 6 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (7.46%) Degree
2 9 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.18%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 53 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.06%) Oracle
3 13 (3.88%) Google
4 12 (3.58%) SAP
5 6 (1.79%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.49%) Twitter
7 4 (1.19%) Progress
7 4 (1.19%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.90%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.60%) Apple
9 2 (0.60%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.60%) Facebook
9 2 (0.60%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Marketo
10 1 (0.30%) Sencha