Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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

Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 523 637 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.28% 29.68% 28.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.19% 30.54% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 475 570 684
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,855 2,086 2,634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.20% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,783 2,225
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,300 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £53,450
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Developer in Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Wales

Developer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
South Wales 0 394 £41,500 +7.10% 105
West Wales 0 75 £37,500 - 17
North Wales +3 43 £40,000 - 14
Mid Wales - 11 £32,500 - 2
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 249 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (47.04%) C#
3 224 (42.83%) JavaScript
4 217 (41.49%) .NET
5 167 (31.93%) MVC
6 165 (31.55%) SQL Server
7 157 (30.02%) HTML
8 151 (28.87%) SQL
9 145 (27.72%) CSS
10 136 (26.00%) Scrum
11 130 (24.86%) Java
12 118 (22.56%) TDD
12 118 (22.56%) ASP.NET
13 116 (22.18%) AngularJS
14 85 (16.25%) Finance
15 84 (16.06%) Git (software)
16 72 (13.77%) PHP
17 70 (13.38%) Microsoft
17 70 (13.38%) RESTful
18 69 (13.19%) jQuery
18 69 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
19 66 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 65 (12.43%) Web Services
21 62 (11.85%) Spring
21 62 (11.85%) BDD
22 61 (11.66%) MySQL
23 59 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
24 58 (11.09%) HTML5
25 55 (10.52%) Web Development
26 50 (9.56%) Visual Studio

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.87%) Apache
3 15 (2.87%) CMS
4 10 (1.91%) nginx
4 10 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.76%) IIS
9 4 (0.76%) Liferay
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.76%) WordPress
10 3 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.57%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.57%) Confluence
10 3 (0.57%) Drupal
11 2 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.29%) SaaS
4 8 (1.53%) PaaS
5 7 (1.34%) Serverless
6 5 (0.96%) GitHub
6 5 (0.96%) npm
7 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.76%) IaaS
7 4 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (0.76%) Office 365
8 3 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.38%) Slack
9 2 (0.38%) Trello
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.44%) Internet
2 10 (1.91%) Hyperconnected
3 5 (0.96%) HTTP
4 2 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.19%) SSH
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.66%) MySQL
3 47 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (8.60%) NoSQL
5 43 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (7.07%) MongoDB
7 36 (6.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 28 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (4.78%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.29%) Big Data
13 12 (2.29%) Power BI
14 11 (2.10%) GIS
14 11 (2.10%) Redis
15 9 (1.72%) DB2
16 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 84 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.56%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (4.59%) JUnit
5 19 (3.63%) Maven
6 15 (2.87%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.29%) Selenium
8 11 (2.10%) Subversion
9 10 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.72%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.72%) JIRA
11 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.96%) Ant
12 5 (0.96%) Protractor
13 4 (0.76%) TestNG
13 4 (0.76%) webpack
14 3 (0.57%) Gradle
14 3 (0.57%) gulp
14 3 (0.57%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 85 (16.25%) Finance
2 21 (4.02%) Advertising
3 16 (3.06%) Games
4 15 (2.87%) Law
4 15 (2.87%) Marketing
4 15 (2.87%) Retail
5 13 (2.49%) Banking
5 13 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.96%) Electronics
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
8 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.76%) Back Office
9 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (41.49%) .NET
2 157 (30.02%) HTML
3 145 (27.72%) CSS
4 118 (22.56%) ASP.NET
5 116 (22.18%) AngularJS
6 70 (13.38%) RESTful
7 69 (13.19%) jQuery
8 66 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (12.43%) Web Services
10 62 (11.85%) Spring
11 58 (11.09%) HTML5
12 49 (9.37%) REST
13 45 (8.60%) Node.js
13 45 (8.60%) SOAP
14 44 (8.41%) .NET Framework
14 44 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (7.46%) Hibernate
15 39 (7.46%) WCF
16 37 (7.07%) XML
17 35 (6.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.27%) User Experience
2 30 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.16%) Fintech
5 25 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.91%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.53%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.96%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
15 2 (0.38%) NHS
15 2 (0.38%) Social Media
16 1 (0.19%) BBC
16 1 (0.19%) Graphic Design
16 1 (0.19%) Smartphone
16 1 (0.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.37%) Linux
2 32 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 29 (5.54%) Android
4 24 (4.59%) Windows
5 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.76%) Unix
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (31.93%) MVC
3 136 (26.00%) Scrum
4 118 (22.56%) TDD
5 69 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
6 62 (11.85%) BDD
7 55 (10.52%) Web Development
8 48 (9.18%) Web Application Development
9 47 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (8.41%) Mentoring
11 43 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 40 (7.65%) Microservices
13 34 (6.50%) Front End Development
14 33 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (6.12%) OO
15 32 (6.12%) SDLC
15 32 (6.12%) Software Engineering
16 27 (5.16%) DevOps
16 27 (5.16%) Open Source
17 26 (4.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (47.04%) C#
2 224 (42.83%) JavaScript
3 151 (28.87%) SQL
4 130 (24.86%) Java
5 72 (13.77%) PHP
6 32 (6.12%) Ruby
7 31 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 30 (5.74%) Java 8
9 29 (5.54%) C++
9 29 (5.54%) Python
10 22 (4.21%) TypeScript
11 14 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.68%) VB
12 13 (2.49%) C
13 10 (1.91%) ABAP
13 10 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (1.53%) VBA
16 7 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 45 (8.60%) Degree
2 17 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.76%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.38%) CEH
7 2 (0.38%) CISMP
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) GIAC
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.78%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) PMO
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (8.22%) Docker
2 8 (1.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.91%) Ansible
1 10 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.76%) Terraform
3 2 (0.38%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.19%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.50%) Oracle
3 20 (3.82%) SAP
4 11 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.91%) Google
6 9 (1.72%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.34%) Tableau
7 7 (1.34%) Teradata
7 7 (1.34%) Zend
8 6 (1.15%) IBM
8 6 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.76%) Apple
9 4 (0.76%) ESRI
9 4 (0.76%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.57%) Twitter
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe
11 2 (0.38%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.38%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.38%) Sencha
12 1 (0.19%) Cognos