Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 380 513 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 29.25% 32.08% 28.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.16% 32.80% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 344 454 579
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,675 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 1,260 1,564 2,309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.81% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,356 1,992
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 261 £40,000 +8.11% 52
Newport +1 46 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Bridgend +1 16 £42,500 +8.28% 4
Torfaen +2 15 £45,000 +32.35%
Caerphilly -2 13 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Neath Port Talbot -1 8 £42,500 +2.41% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £37,500 - 4
Monmouthshire - 4 £27,500 -
Gwent - 1 £34,000 - 5
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 22 May 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.

1 195 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (48.16%) JavaScript
3 166 (43.68%) C#
4 161 (42.37%) .NET
5 133 (35.00%) HTML
6 131 (34.47%) Scrum
7 128 (33.68%) CSS
8 108 (28.42%) AngularJS
9 107 (28.16%) MVC
10 99 (26.05%) SQL Server
10 99 (26.05%) SQL
11 91 (23.95%) TDD
12 79 (20.79%) Java
13 74 (19.47%) ASP.NET
14 65 (17.11%) PHP
15 62 (16.32%) Finance
15 62 (16.32%) RESTful
16 60 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 58 (15.26%) Microsoft
18 49 (12.89%) HTML5
19 48 (12.63%) Test Automation
20 44 (11.58%) Spring
20 44 (11.58%) Web Development
20 44 (11.58%) jQuery
20 44 (11.58%) BDD
20 44 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
20 44 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (11.05%) MySQL
21 42 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
22 40 (10.53%) REST

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 25 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (6.05%) CMS
3 14 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.42%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.89%) Apache
6 8 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.05%) IIS
8 4 (1.05%) Liferay
9 3 (0.79%) nginx
9 3 (0.79%) WordPress
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.53%) Confluence
10 2 (0.53%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.37%) PaaS
4 6 (1.58%) SaaS
5 5 (1.32%) npm
6 4 (1.05%) IaaS
6 4 (1.05%) Serverless
7 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.79%) Office 365
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.26%) Internet
2 14 (3.68%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (2.11%) HTTP
4 2 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) SSH
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.05%) MySQL
3 25 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (6.05%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.63%) Big Data
11 10 (2.63%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (1.84%) Power BI
15 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
16 4 (1.05%) HPCC
16 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.68%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.68%) Selenium
5 13 (3.42%) JUnit
6 12 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.63%) Subversion
8 9 (2.37%) JIRA
9 8 (2.11%) Maven
9 8 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.58%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.05%) Bower
11 4 (1.05%) Protractor
11 4 (1.05%) Rational Team Concert
11 4 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.79%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.53%) Xdebug
General
1 62 (16.32%) Finance
2 16 (4.21%) Advertising
3 13 (3.42%) Banking
3 13 (3.42%) Marketing
4 9 (2.37%) Games
4 9 (2.37%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.37%) Retail
5 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.58%) Law
7 5 (1.32%) Electronics
7 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (42.37%) .NET
2 133 (35.00%) HTML
3 128 (33.68%) CSS
4 108 (28.42%) AngularJS
5 74 (19.47%) ASP.NET
6 62 (16.32%) RESTful
7 49 (12.89%) HTML5
8 44 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (11.58%) jQuery
8 44 (11.58%) Spring
9 40 (10.53%) REST
10 31 (8.16%) CSS3
10 31 (8.16%) SOAP
11 29 (7.63%) Web Services
12 28 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (6.32%) React
15 22 (5.79%) Hibernate
15 22 (5.79%) Laravel
15 22 (5.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.21%) Fintech
2 21 (5.53%) User Experience
3 18 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.89%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.05%) NHS
11 3 (0.79%) Social Media
12 2 (0.53%) Animation
12 2 (0.53%) Blog
12 2 (0.53%) W3C
12 2 (0.53%) Xbox
13 1 (0.26%) CMDB
13 1 (0.26%) iSeries
13 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.84%) Apple iOS
2 25 (6.58%) Linux
3 22 (5.79%) Android
4 9 (2.37%) Windows
5 6 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.53%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (34.47%) Scrum
3 107 (28.16%) MVC
4 91 (23.95%) TDD
5 48 (12.63%) Test Automation
6 44 (11.58%) BDD
6 44 (11.58%) Web Development
7 42 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 38 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 35 (9.21%) Microservices
10 33 (8.68%) OO
11 32 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (8.16%) Front End Development
12 31 (8.16%) SDLC
13 29 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (6.84%) Dependency Injection
15 23 (6.05%) DevOps
15 23 (6.05%) Web Application Development
16 22 (5.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 183 (48.16%) JavaScript
2 166 (43.68%) C#
3 99 (26.05%) SQL
4 79 (20.79%) Java
5 65 (17.11%) PHP
6 22 (5.79%) Java 8
7 21 (5.53%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.74%) TypeScript
9 14 (3.68%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.42%) Python
11 12 (3.16%) C++
12 9 (2.37%) VBA
13 8 (2.11%) ABAP
13 8 (2.11%) Go
14 7 (1.84%) C
14 7 (1.84%) VB
15 6 (1.58%) Ruby
16 4 (1.05%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (6.58%) Degree
2 16 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.05%) CEH
5 4 (1.05%) CISMP
5 4 (1.05%) CISSP
5 4 (1.05%) GIAC
6 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CBAP
7 1 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.95%) QA
2 5 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) PMO
3 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (4.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) DRBD
3 1 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (3.42%) Ansible
2 7 (1.84%) Terraform
3 2 (0.53%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.26%) SAP
3 18 (4.74%) Oracle
4 8 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.58%) Apple
5 6 (1.58%) Zend
6 5 (1.32%) IBM
6 5 (1.32%) Tableau
7 3 (0.79%) Twitter
8 2 (0.53%) Informatica
8 2 (0.53%) Teradata
8 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Cognos
9 1 (0.26%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.26%) Google
9 1 (0.26%) PTC
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Sencha