Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 355 659 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.72% 30.23% 27.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.18% 30.84% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 318 614 563
South Wales median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,125 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1410 2137 2368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 98.03% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1914 2033
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,100
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% 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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -1 232 £36,500 +4.29% 18
Newport -17 33 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Torfaen +2 31 £33,500 -10.67% 1
Bridgend +3 15 £40,000 +14.29%
Neath Port Talbot +3 11 £40,000 -
Caerphilly -5 9 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Glamorgan 0 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Monmouthshire - 2 £50,000 -
Gwent - 1 £50,000 - 2
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £27,500 -
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 193 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (51.55%) JavaScript
3 143 (40.28%) .NET
4 136 (38.31%) C#
4 136 (38.31%) HTML
5 135 (38.03%) CSS
6 119 (33.52%) Scrum
7 116 (32.68%) AngularJS
8 99 (27.89%) SQL Server
9 98 (27.61%) Java
10 91 (25.63%) SQL
10 91 (25.63%) MVC
11 73 (20.56%) ASP.NET
12 71 (20.00%) TDD
13 69 (19.44%) Microsoft
14 67 (18.87%) jQuery
15 66 (18.59%) Finance
16 64 (18.03%) Web Development
17 53 (14.93%) SDLC
18 50 (14.08%) RESTful
19 49 (13.80%) Node.js
19 49 (13.80%) OO
20 48 (13.52%) PHP
20 48 (13.52%) Spring
21 45 (12.68%) MongoDB
21 45 (12.68%) Front End Development
22 44 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 44 (12.39%) Software Engineering
23 43 (12.11%) HTML5
24 42 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure

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 30 (8.45%) CMS
2 23 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.51%) Umbraco
4 14 (3.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.54%) Apache
6 7 (1.97%) IIS
6 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.97%) WordPress
7 6 (1.69%) Drupal
7 6 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.41%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.85%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.56%) Liferay
10 2 (0.56%) MTS
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.85%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.94%) PaaS
4 11 (3.10%) SaaS
5 6 (1.69%) IaaS
6 3 (0.85%) GitHub
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.56%) Office 365
7 2 (0.56%) Serverless
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.38%) Internet
2 11 (3.10%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (2.25%) Broadband
4 4 (1.13%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.13%) HTTP
4 4 (1.13%) VoIP
5 3 (0.85%) Intranet
6 2 (0.56%) Firewall
6 2 (0.56%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (27.89%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.68%) MongoDB
3 34 (9.58%) MySQL
4 16 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.41%) Big Data
11 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.85%) Power BI
13 3 (0.85%) Redis
13 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.20%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.94%) Subversion
5 12 (3.38%) Maven
6 11 (3.10%) NUnit
6 11 (3.10%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.54%) Moq
8 8 (2.25%) Grunt
8 8 (2.25%) JUnit
8 8 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.69%) MSTest
9 6 (1.69%) Selenium
10 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.41%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.41%) JIRA
11 4 (1.13%) JMeter
11 4 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.13%) webpack
12 3 (0.85%) gulp
General
1 66 (18.59%) Finance
2 24 (6.76%) Games
3 19 (5.35%) Marketing
4 15 (4.23%) Advertising
5 13 (3.66%) Retail
6 11 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.97%) Law
9 6 (1.69%) Electronics
10 4 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (40.28%) .NET
2 136 (38.31%) HTML
3 135 (38.03%) CSS
4 116 (32.68%) AngularJS
5 73 (20.56%) ASP.NET
6 67 (18.87%) jQuery
7 50 (14.08%) RESTful
8 49 (13.80%) Node.js
9 48 (13.52%) Spring
10 44 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (12.11%) HTML5
12 42 (11.83%) WCF
13 39 (10.99%) Web Services
14 38 (10.70%) SOAP
15 33 (9.30%) CSS3
15 33 (9.30%) React
16 32 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (9.01%) REST
17 31 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (8.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.35%) User Experience
4 15 (4.23%) Fintech
5 14 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.85%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.56%) Blog
9 2 (0.56%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.56%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) W3C
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.35%) Android
1 19 (5.35%) Linux
2 18 (5.07%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.94%) Windows
4 4 (1.13%) Unix
5 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (33.52%) Scrum
3 91 (25.63%) MVC
4 71 (20.00%) TDD
5 64 (18.03%) Web Development
6 53 (14.93%) SDLC
7 49 (13.80%) OO
8 45 (12.68%) Front End Development
9 44 (12.39%) Software Engineering
10 40 (11.27%) OOP
11 39 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.45%) BDD
13 27 (7.61%) Kanban
14 26 (7.32%) DevOps
15 25 (7.04%) Test Automation
16 24 (6.76%) OOD
17 23 (6.48%) Dependency Injection
17 23 (6.48%) Microservices
18 19 (5.35%) E-Commerce
18 19 (5.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (51.55%) JavaScript
2 136 (38.31%) C#
3 98 (27.61%) Java
4 91 (25.63%) SQL
5 48 (13.52%) PHP
6 29 (8.17%) C++
6 29 (8.17%) TypeScript
7 19 (5.35%) C
7 19 (5.35%) Python
8 16 (4.51%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.23%) Ruby
9 15 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.38%) Go
10 12 (3.38%) Scala
11 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.97%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.97%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.69%) F#
13 6 (1.69%) VB
14 5 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (10.42%) Degree
2 20 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.54%) HND
4 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.56%) CEH
5 2 (0.56%) CISMP
5 2 (0.56%) CISSP
5 2 (0.56%) GIAC
5 2 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.76%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (3.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Ansible
1 7 (1.97%) Kibana
2 5 (1.41%) Terraform
3 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 69 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.92%) Oracle
3 19 (5.35%) SAP
4 17 (4.79%) Sitecore
5 13 (3.66%) Twitter
6 12 (3.38%) Google
7 7 (1.97%) Zend
8 4 (1.13%) Sony
8 4 (1.13%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.85%) Tableau
10 2 (0.56%) Adobe
11 1 (0.28%) Facebook
11 1 (0.28%) Informatica
11 1 (0.28%) Serena
11 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow