Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in North Wales during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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

Developer
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 14 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in North Wales 9.46% 25.93% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.28% 25.93% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
10th Percentile £33,125 £28,750 £26,325
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,688 £28,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% -5.92%
75th Percentile £54,063 £43,438 £42,188
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.12% +13.33% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales. 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
North Wales
Permanent vacancies in North Wales with a recognized job title 57 54 76
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 77.03% 100.00% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 51
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £20,125
25th Percentile £33,125 £30,250 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
75th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £48,625 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,790 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.68% +6.25% +3.90%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in North Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in North Wales.

Salary trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in North Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in North Wales over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham 0 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Denbighshire - 2 £33,750 - 1
Gwynedd - 2 £45,000 - 5
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 North Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) React
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Java 8
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 2 (28.57%) React Native
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
5 1 (14.29%) GDPR
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) React Native
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java 8
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft