Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 452 352 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.39% 24.72% 31.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.20% 25.16% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 407 312 623
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,775 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%

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 1,548 1,399 2,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.24% 98.24% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,296 1,246 1,899
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,125 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 0 342 £39,250 +12.14% 68
Newport +19 54 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Bridgend +1 26 £42,500 - 7
Neath Port Talbot +1 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Caerphilly -3 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Torfaen -10 6 £47,500 +41.79% 8
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 - - 5
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 204 (45.13%) JavaScript
2 194 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (35.18%) HTML
4 150 (33.19%) .NET
5 148 (32.74%) C#
6 137 (30.31%) SQL
7 135 (29.87%) Java
8 130 (28.76%) CSS
9 107 (23.67%) Scrum
10 96 (21.24%) Finance
11 84 (18.58%) SQL Server
11 84 (18.58%) AngularJS
12 69 (15.27%) MVC
13 64 (14.16%) XML
13 64 (14.16%) Web Development
14 63 (13.94%) TDD
14 63 (13.94%) PHP
14 63 (13.94%) Git (software)
15 62 (13.72%) HTML5
16 61 (13.50%) React
17 60 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 59 (13.05%) jQuery
19 58 (12.83%) Microsoft
20 55 (12.17%) Web Services
21 52 (11.50%) Spring
22 50 (11.06%) SOAP
22 50 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
23 47 (10.40%) ASP.NET
23 47 (10.40%) Software Engineering
23 47 (10.40%) 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 20 (4.42%) CMS
2 17 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.43%) WordPress
4 9 (1.99%) Apache
5 7 (1.55%) Drupal
6 6 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.11%) Anypoint
7 5 (1.11%) IIS
7 5 (1.11%) SAS
8 4 (0.88%) Appian
8 4 (0.88%) JBoss
8 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.66%) Liferay
9 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.44%) nginx
10 2 (0.44%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.22%) InVision
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.44%) Shopify
3 2 (0.44%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.43%) GitHub
4 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.11%) Office 365
5 5 (1.11%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) IaaS
6 4 (0.88%) npm
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.66%) Slack
7 3 (0.66%) Trello
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.43%) HTTPS
2 9 (1.99%) HTTP
3 7 (1.55%) Internet
4 4 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.85%) MySQL
3 30 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (2.21%) Power BI
10 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.11%) Big Data
13 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.11%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 63 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.20%) Maven
4 16 (3.54%) Selenium
5 12 (2.65%) JUnit
5 12 (2.65%) Subversion
6 10 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.99%) JIRA
8 8 (1.77%) Gradle
9 7 (1.55%) webpack
10 6 (1.33%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.88%) Babel
12 4 (0.88%) gulp
12 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.66%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 96 (21.24%) Finance
2 24 (5.31%) Banking
3 21 (4.65%) Advertising
4 10 (2.21%) Law
4 10 (2.21%) Marketing
5 9 (1.99%) Games
6 8 (1.77%) Back Office
7 6 (1.33%) Automotive
7 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.33%) Retail
8 5 (1.11%) Legal
8 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.44%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (35.18%) HTML
2 150 (33.19%) .NET
3 130 (28.76%) CSS
4 84 (18.58%) AngularJS
5 64 (14.16%) XML
6 62 (13.72%) HTML5
7 61 (13.50%) React
8 59 (13.05%) jQuery
9 55 (12.17%) Web Services
10 52 (11.50%) Spring
11 50 (11.06%) SOAP
12 47 (10.40%) ASP.NET
13 46 (10.18%) JSON
14 44 (9.73%) CSS3
15 38 (8.41%) RESTful
16 30 (6.64%) REST
17 26 (5.75%) Hibernate
17 26 (5.75%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (5.53%) Sass
19 19 (4.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.85%) User Experience
2 34 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.98%) Fintech
5 13 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.43%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.99%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.66%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.44%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.44%) IPTV
12 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.44%) Wiki
13 1 (0.22%) Animation
13 1 (0.22%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.30%) Linux
2 24 (5.31%) Android
3 20 (4.42%) Windows
4 18 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.88%) Unix
6 6 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (23.67%) Scrum
3 69 (15.27%) MVC
4 64 (14.16%) Web Development
5 63 (13.94%) TDD
6 50 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (10.40%) Front End Development
7 47 (10.40%) Software Engineering
8 40 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (8.85%) Test Automation
9 35 (7.74%) Unit Testing
10 30 (6.64%) OO
11 29 (6.42%) Mentoring
11 29 (6.42%) SDLC
12 22 (4.87%) BDD
13 20 (4.42%) Android Development
14 19 (4.20%) Decision-Making
14 19 (4.20%) Microservices
14 19 (4.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 204 (45.13%) JavaScript
2 148 (32.74%) C#
3 137 (30.31%) SQL
4 135 (29.87%) Java
5 63 (13.94%) PHP
6 30 (6.64%) Python
7 29 (6.42%) VBA
8 26 (5.75%) Java 8
9 23 (5.09%) T-SQL
10 21 (4.65%) C
11 17 (3.76%) TypeScript
12 16 (3.54%) ES6
13 14 (3.10%) VB
14 13 (2.88%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.21%) C++
15 10 (2.21%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.99%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.33%) Scala
18 5 (1.11%) Apex Code
18 5 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 42 (9.29%) Degree
2 10 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.88%) HND
4 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) MCSA
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (3.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 58 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.19%) Oracle
3 20 (4.42%) Google
4 16 (3.54%) SAP
5 13 (2.88%) IBM
6 9 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.77%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.11%) Guidewire
8 5 (1.11%) Twitter
9 4 (0.88%) Adobe
9 4 (0.88%) Kofax
9 4 (0.88%) OutSystems
9 4 (0.88%) Progress
9 4 (0.88%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.66%) ESRI
10 3 (0.66%) Facebook
10 3 (0.66%) Zend
11 2 (0.44%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.44%) Sencha
11 2 (0.44%) Tableau