The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 196 290 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.03% 25.53% 24.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.72% 25.99% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 180 274 246
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 707 1116 1187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.52% 98.24% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 611 977 1005
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,929 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 151 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Newport -2 16 £38,500 +4.24%
Bridgend +14 6 £35,750 +2.14%
Neath Port Talbot +7 5 £42,500 -2.85% 4
Caerphilly +1 5 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Torfaen -3 5 £34,500 +25.45% 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £27,500 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £24,000 -
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 246 (50.83%) JavaScript
2 236 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (45.87%) .NET
4 201 (41.53%) HTML
5 198 (40.91%) C#
6 188 (38.84%) CSS
7 183 (37.81%) SQL
8 158 (32.64%) SQL Server
9 138 (28.51%) MVC
10 135 (27.89%) Scrum
11 130 (26.86%) ASP.NET
12 124 (25.62%) Microsoft
13 113 (23.35%) Finance
14 104 (21.49%) Java
15 95 (19.63%) AngularJS
16 92 (19.01%) jQuery
17 87 (17.98%) Web Development
18 84 (17.36%) Software Engineering
19 75 (15.50%) TDD
20 69 (14.26%) HTML5
21 67 (13.84%) SDLC
22 65 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
23 62 (12.81%) Visual Studio
24 60 (12.40%) Spring
25 59 (12.19%) PHP
26 57 (11.78%) CSS3
27 55 (11.36%) Oracle
28 53 (10.95%) Web Services
29 51 (10.54%) Degree
30 47 (9.71%) Front End Development

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 33 (6.82%) CMS
2 19 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (3.31%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.86%) IIS
7 7 (1.45%) Apache
7 7 (1.45%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.24%) SAS
9 5 (1.03%) WordPress
10 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.41%) concrete5
11 2 (0.41%) Drupal
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.41%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.21%) Confluence
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.41%) InDesign
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.24%) Sage 200
2 6 (1.24%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.62%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.62%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.41%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.69%) HTTP
2 4 (0.83%) Broadband
3 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.41%) Intranet
4 2 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 36 (7.44%) MySQL
4 31 (6.40%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 23 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 21 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (3.10%) Relational Database
12 15 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (2.89%) Big Data
13 14 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 62 (12.81%) Visual Studio
2 43 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (8.68%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.40%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (3.10%) Subversion
6 13 (2.69%) Maven
6 13 (2.69%) NUnit
7 11 (2.27%) JUnit
8 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.45%) Grunt
9 7 (1.45%) gulp
9 7 (1.45%) Mockito
9 7 (1.45%) Selenium
10 6 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.24%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.03%) MSTest
12 3 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 113 (23.35%) Finance
2 42 (8.68%) Advertising
3 20 (4.13%) Marketing
4 14 (2.89%) Games
5 11 (2.27%) Retail
6 9 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.83%) Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (45.87%) .NET
2 201 (41.53%) HTML
3 188 (38.84%) CSS
4 130 (26.86%) ASP.NET
5 95 (19.63%) AngularJS
6 92 (19.01%) jQuery
7 69 (14.26%) HTML5
8 65 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (12.40%) Spring
10 57 (11.78%) CSS3
11 53 (10.95%) Web Services
12 45 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (8.88%) Hibernate
13 43 (8.88%) RESTful
14 42 (8.68%) Node.js
15 40 (8.26%) XML
16 39 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (7.64%) SOAP
18 32 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 31 (6.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.55%) User Experience
5 16 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.69%) Fintech
7 12 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.45%) NHS
8 7 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.62%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.62%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.62%) Social Media
11 2 (0.41%) Animation
11 2 (0.41%) Blog
11 2 (0.41%) CUDA
11 2 (0.41%) EPoS
11 2 (0.41%) W3C
12 1 (0.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.20%) Windows
2 24 (4.96%) Linux
3 14 (2.89%) Android
4 11 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.45%) Unix
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (28.51%) MVC
3 135 (27.89%) Scrum
4 87 (17.98%) Web Development
5 84 (17.36%) Software Engineering
6 75 (15.50%) TDD
7 67 (13.84%) SDLC
8 47 (9.71%) Front End Development
9 46 (9.50%) OO
10 43 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (8.68%) ETL
12 41 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (8.06%) Unit Testing
14 36 (7.44%) Mentoring
15 33 (6.82%) OOP
16 29 (5.99%) BDD
16 29 (5.99%) Test Automation
17 21 (4.34%) OOD
18 19 (3.93%) DevOps
18 19 (3.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 246 (50.83%) JavaScript
2 198 (40.91%) C#
3 183 (37.81%) SQL
4 104 (21.49%) Java
5 59 (12.19%) PHP
6 38 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.82%) VB.NET
8 31 (6.40%) PL/SQL
9 24 (4.96%) TypeScript
10 23 (4.75%) C
10 23 (4.75%) Python
11 19 (3.93%) C++
12 10 (2.07%) Ruby
13 9 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.65%) VB
15 7 (1.45%) Perl
16 4 (0.83%) Scala
17 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.62%) Go
17 3 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (10.54%) Degree
2 20 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.07%) HND
5 3 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.69%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.48%) Docker
2 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Ansible
1 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 124 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.36%) Oracle
3 31 (6.40%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.10%) Twitter
5 12 (2.48%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.07%) Google
7 7 (1.45%) Facebook
7 7 (1.45%) Sage
8 5 (1.03%) SAP
9 4 (0.83%) Adobe
9 4 (0.83%) Alterian
9 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.83%) Tableau
10 3 (0.62%) Sencha
10 3 (0.62%) Sybase
10 3 (0.62%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.41%) IBM
11 2 (0.41%) Zend
12 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow
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