Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in North Wales during the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 29 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 31.18% 27.03% 26.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.87% 27.03% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 26
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +7.59% +14.49%
10th Percentile £24,800 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,592 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.31% +4.55% -

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 91 74 111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.85% 100.00% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 68 62 79
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £15,678 £21,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +1 17 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wrexham 0 12 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 North Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) C#
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 15 (51.72%) MVC
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
6 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
7 12 (41.38%) CSS
8 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (37.93%) WCF
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (34.48%) WPF
10 9 (31.03%) RESTful
10 9 (31.03%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) Retail
11 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
12 7 (24.14%) Code First Entity Framework
12 7 (24.14%) BDD
12 7 (24.14%) Node.js
12 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
12 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
12 7 (24.14%) Ruby
12 7 (24.14%) Marketing
12 7 (24.14%) SQL
13 6 (20.69%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) DB2
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.45%) MS Access
7 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
5 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
6 12 (41.38%) CSS
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (37.93%) WCF
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 10 (34.48%) WPF
9 9 (31.03%) RESTful
10 7 (24.14%) Code First Entity Framework
10 7 (24.14%) Node.js
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
12 4 (13.79%) HTML5
12 4 (13.79%) jQuery
12 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (6.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
2 2 (6.90%) Wiki
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) MVC
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
5 4 (13.79%) MVVM
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Physics
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Talend
3 1 (3.45%) Teradata