The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 202 247 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.33% 35.34% 28.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.93% 36.11% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 179 198 168
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
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 547 684 640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.38% 97.85% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 491 553 559
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 246 (57.08%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 185 (42.92%) HTML
4 182 (42.23%) CSS
5 170 (39.44%) .NET
6 164 (38.05%) C#
7 159 (36.89%) SQL
8 133 (30.86%) SQL Server
9 129 (29.93%) MVC
9 129 (29.93%) Scrum
10 120 (27.84%) ASP.NET
11 110 (25.52%) Java
12 85 (19.72%) Microsoft
13 81 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (18.10%) TDD
15 76 (17.63%) Finance
16 74 (17.17%) HTML5
17 73 (16.94%) Web Development
18 71 (16.47%) Spring
19 70 (16.24%) jQuery
20 69 (16.01%) PHP
21 67 (15.55%) AngularJS
22 65 (15.08%) CSS3
23 56 (12.99%) Software Engineering
24 54 (12.53%) Hibernate
25 53 (12.30%) MySQL
25 53 (12.30%) OO
25 53 (12.30%) Degree
26 51 (11.83%) MS Excel
27 50 (11.60%) REST

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 25 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.41%) CMS
3 15 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.25%) Umbraco
5 12 (2.78%) Apache
6 11 (2.55%) SAS
7 10 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.39%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.39%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.70%) concrete5
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.46%) Drupal
11 2 (0.46%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.46%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.23%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 51 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.70%) InDesign
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.39%) Sage 200
1 6 (1.39%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.09%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.70%) GitHub
4 3 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (0.70%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.48%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) FTP
3 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.30%) MySQL
3 30 (6.96%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.50%) MongoDB
5 24 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.64%) Big Data
7 19 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (2.09%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.39%) Hadoop
17 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
18 3 (0.70%) DB2
18 3 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (11.37%) Visual Studio
2 40 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.18%) JUnit
5 15 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.48%) Subversion
6 14 (3.25%) Grunt
6 14 (3.25%) Maven
7 12 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (2.55%) gulp
9 10 (2.32%) webpack
10 9 (2.09%) Mockito
10 9 (2.09%) NUnit
11 8 (1.86%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.62%) Ant
13 6 (1.39%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.16%) NetBeans
14 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.93%) Bower
General
1 76 (17.63%) Finance
2 44 (10.21%) Advertising
3 18 (4.18%) Marketing
4 16 (3.71%) Games
5 9 (2.09%) Retail
6 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.16%) Banking
7 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.70%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (42.92%) HTML
2 182 (42.23%) CSS
3 170 (39.44%) .NET
4 120 (27.84%) ASP.NET
5 81 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (17.17%) HTML5
7 71 (16.47%) Spring
8 70 (16.24%) jQuery
9 67 (15.55%) AngularJS
10 65 (15.08%) CSS3
11 54 (12.53%) Hibernate
12 50 (11.60%) REST
13 44 (10.21%) SOAP
13 44 (10.21%) Web Services
14 40 (9.28%) Node.js
15 36 (8.35%) Sass
15 36 (8.35%) XML
16 34 (7.89%) .NET Framework
17 30 (6.96%) WCF
18 28 (6.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.66%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.34%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.87%) User Experience
6 20 (4.64%) NHS
7 9 (2.09%) iSeries
8 8 (1.86%) Fintech
9 5 (1.16%) AS400
10 4 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.70%) Oculus Rift
11 3 (0.70%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.46%) CUDA
12 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.46%) iPad
12 2 (0.46%) mHealth
12 2 (0.46%) Social Media
12 2 (0.46%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.73%) Windows
2 27 (6.26%) Linux
3 20 (4.64%) Android
4 10 (2.32%) Unix
5 9 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (57.08%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (29.93%) MVC
2 129 (29.93%) Scrum
3 78 (18.10%) TDD
4 73 (16.94%) Web Development
5 56 (12.99%) Software Engineering
6 53 (12.30%) OO
7 50 (11.60%) Unit Testing
8 43 (9.98%) Front End Development
9 41 (9.51%) SDLC
10 35 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (7.42%) Mentoring
12 29 (6.73%) OOP
13 28 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (6.03%) BDD
14 26 (6.03%) ETL
15 19 (4.41%) Coaching
15 19 (4.41%) Informatics
15 19 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (3.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 197 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 164 (38.05%) C#
3 159 (36.89%) SQL
4 110 (25.52%) Java
5 69 (16.01%) PHP
6 40 (9.28%) T-SQL
7 33 (7.66%) Python
8 24 (5.57%) C++
9 19 (4.41%) C
10 17 (3.94%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.55%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.55%) Perl
12 11 (2.55%) Ruby
12 11 (2.55%) Scala
13 9 (2.09%) RPG
14 7 (1.62%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.62%) RPG IV
15 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (12.30%) Degree
2 13 (3.02%) HND
3 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) MCP
5 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.62%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Vendors
1 85 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.19%) Oracle
3 26 (6.03%) Xamarin
4 16 (3.71%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.32%) Facebook
5 10 (2.32%) Google
6 8 (1.86%) Adobe
7 7 (1.62%) Sage
8 6 (1.39%) RedGate
8 6 (1.39%) Zend
9 5 (1.16%) SAP
9 5 (1.16%) TOWER Software
9 5 (1.16%) Twitter
10 4 (0.93%) Alterian
11 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.70%) IFS
12 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.23%) Tableau
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 20% Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, training
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum generous benefits and bonus
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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