The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 285 355 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.53% 28.70% 28.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 29.22% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 249 288 303
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,700
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 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -1 202 £35,000 -6.66% 22
Newport +6 40 £40,000 +9.92% 3
Torfaen +3 11 £34,000 -20.00%
Bridgend +14 8 £40,500 +18.24% 4
Caerphilly +2 7 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Neath Port Talbot +5 2 £41,500 +10.66%
Glamorgan 0 2 £32,500 - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 324 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (47.90%) JavaScript
3 288 (46.45%) HTML
4 280 (45.16%) CSS
5 251 (40.48%) SQL
6 247 (39.84%) .NET
7 228 (36.77%) C#
8 196 (31.61%) SQL Server
9 177 (28.55%) Scrum
10 171 (27.58%) MVC
11 163 (26.29%) ASP.NET
12 145 (23.39%) Java
12 145 (23.39%) jQuery
13 137 (22.10%) Microsoft
14 122 (19.68%) Finance
15 103 (16.61%) PHP
16 101 (16.29%) Web Development
17 100 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 99 (15.97%) TDD
19 97 (15.65%) HTML5
20 90 (14.52%) AngularJS
21 86 (13.87%) CSS3
22 85 (13.71%) Software Engineering
23 82 (13.23%) MS Excel
23 82 (13.23%) SDLC
24 81 (13.06%) Spring
25 76 (12.26%) OO
26 71 (11.45%) T-SQL
27 69 (11.13%) Node.js
28 67 (10.81%) Degree

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 26 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.55%) CMS
3 18 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.42%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.10%) Apache
6 12 (1.94%) SAS
7 10 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.13%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.97%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.97%) JBoss
10 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.81%) IIS
11 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.65%) WordPress
12 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.48%) concrete5
12 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.32%) Drupal
13 2 (0.32%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 82 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.97%) MS Office
4 3 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.48%) InDesign
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.97%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.61%) SaaS
4 4 (0.65%) GitHub
5 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.48%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.55%) HTTP
2 7 (1.13%) Broadband
3 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.48%) FTP
5 2 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (31.61%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.52%) MySQL
3 55 (8.87%) MongoDB
4 42 (6.77%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (4.52%) Big Data
7 28 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
7 28 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (3.55%) Oracle Database
10 20 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.77%) Relational Database
17 9 (1.45%) Hadoop
18 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 56 (9.03%) Git (software)
1 56 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 51 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (4.52%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (3.39%) Maven
5 18 (2.90%) Subversion
6 17 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.74%) JUnit
7 15 (2.42%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.26%) Grunt
9 13 (2.10%) NUnit
10 11 (1.77%) gulp
11 10 (1.61%) webpack
12 9 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.29%) Ant
13 8 (1.29%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.29%) Mockito
14 6 (0.97%) MSTest
14 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.81%) NetBeans
General
1 122 (19.68%) Finance
2 55 (8.87%) Advertising
3 30 (4.84%) Marketing
4 19 (3.06%) Games
5 18 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.77%) Retail
7 7 (1.13%) Banking
7 7 (1.13%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (46.45%) HTML
2 280 (45.16%) CSS
3 247 (39.84%) .NET
4 163 (26.29%) ASP.NET
5 145 (23.39%) jQuery
6 100 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (15.65%) HTML5
8 90 (14.52%) AngularJS
9 86 (13.87%) CSS3
10 81 (13.06%) Spring
11 69 (11.13%) Node.js
12 65 (10.48%) Web Services
13 61 (9.84%) Hibernate
13 61 (9.84%) SOAP
13 61 (9.84%) XML
14 58 (9.35%) REST
15 50 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 50 (8.06%) RESTful
16 44 (7.10%) WCF
17 43 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 33 (5.32%) User Experience
3 30 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.23%) NHS
6 13 (2.10%) Fintech
7 9 (1.45%) iSeries
8 8 (1.29%) Social Media
9 6 (0.97%) Blog
10 5 (0.81%) AS400
10 5 (0.81%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (0.65%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.48%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.48%) Oculus Rift
13 2 (0.32%) CUDA
13 2 (0.32%) iPad
13 2 (0.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.45%) Windows
2 34 (5.48%) Linux
3 30 (4.84%) Android
4 20 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.42%) Unix
6 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (28.55%) Scrum
3 171 (27.58%) MVC
4 101 (16.29%) Web Development
5 99 (15.97%) TDD
6 85 (13.71%) Software Engineering
7 82 (13.23%) SDLC
8 76 (12.26%) OO
9 59 (9.52%) Front End Development
9 59 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 47 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 42 (6.77%) ETL
12 42 (6.77%) OOP
13 38 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (5.32%) BDD
15 26 (4.19%) DevOps
16 22 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (3.39%) Coaching
18 20 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 297 (47.90%) JavaScript
2 251 (40.48%) SQL
3 228 (36.77%) C#
4 145 (23.39%) Java
5 103 (16.61%) PHP
6 71 (11.45%) T-SQL
7 45 (7.26%) Python
8 36 (5.81%) C++
9 30 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 30 (4.84%) VB.NET
10 22 (3.55%) C
10 22 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 21 (3.39%) Objective-C
12 19 (3.06%) Ruby
13 12 (1.94%) Scala
14 11 (1.77%) Perl
15 9 (1.45%) Groovy
15 9 (1.45%) RPG
16 8 (1.29%) VB
17 7 (1.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 67 (10.81%) Degree
2 13 (2.10%) HND
3 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.61%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.29%) Docker
2 6 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.65%) Firmware
4 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
5 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.35%) Oracle
3 26 (4.19%) Xamarin
4 20 (3.23%) Twitter
5 18 (2.90%) Google
6 17 (2.74%) Sitecore
7 15 (2.42%) Facebook
8 10 (1.61%) Zend
9 8 (1.29%) Adobe
10 7 (1.13%) Sage
11 6 (0.97%) RedGate
11 6 (0.97%) SAP
12 5 (0.81%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.65%) Alterian
14 3 (0.48%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.48%) IFS
14 3 (0.48%) Sony
14 3 (0.48%) Sybase
15 2 (0.32%) Blue Prism
15 2 (0.32%) Nagra
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: great benefits package and Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Downing LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £34K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
LGM Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: £29,646 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L, various financ
Posted: 3 days ago
Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago