Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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

Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 394 624 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.51% 32.93% 29.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.27% 33.53% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 348 568 574
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,157 £24,425 £24,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £47,425
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% +5.63% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,346 1,861 2,349
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 98.21% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,188 1,641 2,024
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,194
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +3.61% +3.41%
10th Percentile £23,388 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,349 £53,000
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in South Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Developer in South Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in South Wales

Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Cardiff 0 262 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Newport -8 50 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Torfaen 0 28 £33,000 -2.94% 3
Caerphilly +3 13 £40,250 +0.63% 2
Neath Port Talbot +4 11 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Bridgend -1 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Vale of Glamorgan +3 2 £35,000 -10.26% 3
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,250 - 2
Gwent - 1 £34,000 - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 South Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 217 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (49.24%) JavaScript
3 158 (40.10%) .NET
4 151 (38.32%) C#
5 147 (37.31%) CSS
6 145 (36.80%) HTML
7 142 (36.04%) Scrum
8 128 (32.49%) AngularJS
9 109 (27.66%) SQL
10 101 (25.63%) SQL Server
11 97 (24.62%) MVC
12 93 (23.60%) Java
13 84 (21.32%) TDD
14 74 (18.78%) ASP.NET
15 68 (17.26%) RESTful
16 67 (17.01%) PHP
17 66 (16.75%) Finance
18 65 (16.50%) Microsoft
19 63 (15.99%) jQuery
20 62 (15.74%) Git (software)
21 61 (15.48%) Web Development
22 55 (13.96%) HTML5
23 51 (12.94%) SOAP
24 50 (12.69%) Software Engineering
25 49 (12.44%) SDLC
26 47 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
26 47 (11.93%) REST
27 46 (11.68%) Test Automation
27 46 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
27 46 (11.68%) Spring

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 28 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (6.85%) CMS
3 21 (5.33%) Umbraco
4 17 (4.31%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.30%) Apache
7 11 (2.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.78%) Drupal
9 5 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.27%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.02%) IIS
10 4 (1.02%) Liferay
10 4 (1.02%) nginx
10 4 (1.02%) WordPress
11 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.51%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.25%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.57%) PaaS
4 15 (3.81%) SaaS
5 7 (1.78%) IaaS
6 5 (1.27%) npm
7 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.51%) Office 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.57%) Internet
2 16 (4.06%) Hyperconnected
3 9 (2.28%) HTTP
4 3 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) Broadband
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.63%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.41%) MySQL
3 36 (9.14%) MongoDB
4 29 (7.36%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (4.06%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.28%) Big Data
12 9 (2.28%) Power BI
12 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.78%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 62 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (8.63%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.06%) JUnit
4 16 (4.06%) Subversion
5 13 (3.30%) Selenium
6 12 (3.05%) Maven
6 12 (3.05%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.28%) JIRA
9 7 (1.78%) MSTest
9 7 (1.78%) NUnit
10 6 (1.52%) JMeter
10 6 (1.52%) Moq
10 6 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.27%) Bower
11 5 (1.27%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.27%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.02%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.02%) Xdebug
General
1 66 (16.75%) Finance
2 20 (5.08%) Games
3 18 (4.57%) Marketing
3 18 (4.57%) Retail
4 17 (4.31%) Advertising
5 7 (1.78%) Law
5 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.52%) Banking
6 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (40.10%) .NET
2 147 (37.31%) CSS
3 145 (36.80%) HTML
4 128 (32.49%) AngularJS
5 74 (18.78%) ASP.NET
6 68 (17.26%) RESTful
7 63 (15.99%) jQuery
8 55 (13.96%) HTML5
9 51 (12.94%) SOAP
10 47 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (11.93%) REST
11 46 (11.68%) Spring
12 42 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (10.66%) CSS3
12 42 (10.66%) WCF
13 39 (9.90%) Node.js
14 37 (9.39%) React
15 36 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (8.88%) Web Services
17 27 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.39%) Fintech
2 34 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.08%) User Experience
5 19 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.28%) Cloud Native
8 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.02%) NHS
10 3 (0.76%) Blog
10 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.76%) W3C
11 2 (0.51%) Animation
11 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.51%) Social Media
11 2 (0.51%) Xbox
12 1 (0.25%) CMDB
12 1 (0.25%) iSeries
12 1 (0.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.61%) Apple iOS
2 27 (6.85%) Android
3 24 (6.09%) Linux
4 12 (3.05%) Windows
5 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (36.04%) Scrum
3 97 (24.62%) MVC
4 84 (21.32%) TDD
5 61 (15.48%) Web Development
6 50 (12.69%) Software Engineering
7 49 (12.44%) SDLC
8 46 (11.68%) Test Automation
9 45 (11.42%) Front End Development
10 42 (10.66%) OO
11 39 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (9.90%) Microservices
12 38 (9.64%) BDD
13 37 (9.39%) Kanban
14 33 (8.38%) Dependency Injection
15 30 (7.61%) Mentoring
16 29 (7.36%) DevOps
16 29 (7.36%) OOP
17 27 (6.85%) Web Application Development
18 25 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 194 (49.24%) JavaScript
2 151 (38.32%) C#
3 109 (27.66%) SQL
4 93 (23.60%) Java
5 67 (17.01%) PHP
6 26 (6.60%) TypeScript
7 23 (5.84%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 17 (4.31%) Ruby
10 15 (3.81%) C++
10 15 (3.81%) Python
11 12 (3.05%) C
12 11 (2.79%) Go
13 10 (2.54%) Scala
14 9 (2.28%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.78%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.78%) VB
15 7 (1.78%) VBA
16 6 (1.52%) F#
16 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (7.61%) Degree
2 10 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.52%) HND
3 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) CEH
4 5 (1.27%) CISMP
4 5 (1.27%) CISSP
4 5 (1.27%) GIAC
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.25%) CBAP
6 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.35%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (5.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.02%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) KVM
3 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.54%) Ansible
2 7 (1.78%) Kibana
3 5 (1.27%) Terraform
4 3 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 65 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.60%) Oracle
3 16 (4.06%) SAP
4 12 (3.05%) Sitecore
4 12 (3.05%) Zend
5 9 (2.28%) Google
6 7 (1.78%) Twitter
7 5 (1.27%) Apple
8 4 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.76%) IBM
9 3 (0.76%) Informatica
9 3 (0.76%) Tableau
10 2 (0.51%) Teradata
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe
11 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.25%) Serena
11 1 (0.25%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.25%) Sony