Period
to 22 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in North Wales during the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12 70 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 17.91% 50.00% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.46% 50.72% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 70 40
North Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -19.44% +8.43%
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% +2.90%

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 65 138 95
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 98.57% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 118 87
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £25,150 £24,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £51,625 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in North Wales over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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
Flintshire -3 5 £29,750 -25.63% 9
Wrexham -6 5 £37,500 -0.66% 1
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 North Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Core
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) ADO
8 1 (8.33%) CSS
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) RAD
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) C++

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) ADO
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (8.33%) SignalR
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft