The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 46 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.30% 3.80% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 3.87% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 9
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £21,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
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 480 671 734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.36% 98.10% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 413 586 597
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (77.27%) C#
2 33 (75.00%) .NET
3 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 27 (61.36%) MVC
6 23 (52.27%) SQL
7 22 (50.00%) HTML
8 21 (47.73%) CSS
8 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
9 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (29.55%) TDD
11 12 (27.27%) Scrum
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
13 9 (20.45%) Degree
14 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
14 8 (18.18%) Java
15 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
15 7 (15.91%) XML
15 7 (15.91%) jQuery
15 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (13.64%) Games
16 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (13.64%) HTML5
16 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
16 6 (13.64%) Python
16 6 (13.64%) C++
16 6 (13.64%) PHP

Software 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.27%) Gradle
6 1 (2.27%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.64%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 22 (50.00%) HTML
4 21 (47.73%) CSS
5 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
7 7 (15.91%) XML
8 6 (13.64%) HTML5
9 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.09%) CSS3
10 4 (9.09%) Sass
10 4 (9.09%) WinForms
10 4 (9.09%) XSLT
11 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.82%) Ember.js
11 3 (6.82%) LESS
12 2 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) NHS
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) MVC
3 13 (29.55%) TDD
4 12 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
5 5 (11.36%) Health Informatics
5 5 (11.36%) Informatics
6 4 (9.09%) BDD
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) Separation of Concerns
6 4 (9.09%) Wireframes
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) OOP
7 3 (6.82%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) C#
2 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 8 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) C++
6 6 (13.64%) PHP
6 6 (13.64%) Python
6 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) Groovy
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
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