Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 537 782 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.65% 32.62% 29.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.56% 33.84% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 487 740 692
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £23,900 £24,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £46,975
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 1,880 2,311 2,584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.41% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 2,025 2,234
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,275 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 0 373 £37,500 +7.14% 73
West Wales 0 63 £40,000 +6.67% 17
North Wales +1 59 £35,000 -22.22% 25
Mid Wales +3 20 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 302 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (47.49%) C#
3 250 (46.55%) .NET
4 235 (43.76%) JavaScript
5 188 (35.01%) SQL Server
6 183 (34.08%) HTML
7 182 (33.89%) MVC
8 179 (33.33%) CSS
9 163 (30.35%) ASP.NET
10 156 (29.05%) SQL
11 145 (27.00%) Scrum
12 144 (26.82%) TDD
12 144 (26.82%) AngularJS
13 120 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 119 (22.16%) RESTful
15 108 (20.11%) Java
16 95 (17.69%) WCF
17 89 (16.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 87 (16.20%) Microsoft
18 87 (16.20%) Git (software)
19 81 (15.08%) Web Development
19 81 (15.08%) BDD
20 80 (14.90%) Finance
21 77 (14.34%) Node.js
21 77 (14.34%) Web Application Development
22 75 (13.97%) jQuery
23 67 (12.48%) .NET Framework
24 66 (12.29%) SDLC
25 64 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 64 (11.92%) Software Engineering

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 33 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (5.59%) CMS
3 22 (4.10%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.86%) Apache
6 10 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.86%) WordPress
7 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.93%) Drupal
7 5 (0.93%) IIS
7 5 (0.93%) nginx
8 3 (0.56%) Liferay
9 2 (0.37%) MTS
9 2 (0.37%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.93%) Magento
3 5 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.93%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.54%) SaaS
4 16 (2.98%) PaaS
5 7 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.12%) IaaS
7 4 (0.74%) npm
8 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 2 (0.37%) Office 365
8 2 (0.37%) Serverless
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.17%) Hyperconnected
1 17 (3.17%) Internet
2 6 (1.12%) Broadband
2 6 (1.12%) HTTP
3 4 (0.74%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.19%) SMTP
5 1 (0.19%) SNMP
5 1 (0.19%) SSH
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (35.01%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.73%) NoSQL
3 58 (10.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 46 (8.57%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.26%) MySQL
6 35 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (3.72%) Power BI
10 18 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.98%) GIS
11 16 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (2.79%) Geospatial Data
13 14 (2.61%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (1.49%) Big Data
18 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 56 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.40%) Visual Studio
4 19 (3.54%) Subversion
5 17 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.79%) Maven
7 13 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (2.23%) Selenium
9 11 (2.05%) JIRA
9 11 (2.05%) NUnit
10 9 (1.68%) JUnit
10 9 (1.68%) Moq
11 8 (1.49%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.30%) Grunt
12 7 (1.30%) MSTest
13 6 (1.12%) JMeter
14 5 (0.93%) webpack
15 4 (0.74%) Bower
15 4 (0.74%) Xdebug
General
1 80 (14.90%) Finance
2 33 (6.15%) Marketing
3 26 (4.84%) Retail
4 24 (4.47%) Games
5 14 (2.61%) Advertising
6 8 (1.49%) Law
6 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (46.55%) .NET
2 183 (34.08%) HTML
3 179 (33.33%) CSS
4 163 (30.35%) ASP.NET
5 144 (26.82%) AngularJS
6 120 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 119 (22.16%) RESTful
8 95 (17.69%) WCF
9 89 (16.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 77 (14.34%) Node.js
11 75 (13.97%) jQuery
12 67 (12.48%) .NET Framework
13 64 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 62 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 58 (10.80%) HTML5
16 51 (9.50%) Entity Framework
17 47 (8.75%) React
17 47 (8.75%) Spring
18 46 (8.57%) SOAP
19 45 (8.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.12%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.40%) Fintech
4 25 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.54%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.79%) User Experience
9 12 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.49%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.12%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.12%) Tandem
13 3 (0.56%) Blog
13 3 (0.56%) NHS
13 3 (0.56%) Oculus Rift
13 3 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
13 3 (0.56%) Social Media
13 3 (0.56%) W3C
14 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.70%) Android
2 32 (5.96%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.10%) Linux
4 10 (1.86%) Windows
5 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
5 2 (0.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (33.89%) MVC
3 145 (27.00%) Scrum
4 144 (26.82%) TDD
5 81 (15.08%) BDD
5 81 (15.08%) Web Development
6 77 (14.34%) Web Application Development
7 66 (12.29%) SDLC
8 64 (11.92%) Software Engineering
9 63 (11.73%) OO
10 54 (10.06%) OOP
11 49 (9.12%) Front End Development
12 47 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 45 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (7.08%) Microservices
16 36 (6.70%) DevOps
16 36 (6.70%) Kanban
17 33 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
18 28 (5.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 255 (47.49%) C#
2 235 (43.76%) JavaScript
3 156 (29.05%) SQL
4 108 (20.11%) Java
5 59 (10.99%) PHP
6 49 (9.12%) Ruby
7 33 (6.15%) C++
7 33 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 29 (5.40%) TypeScript
9 28 (5.21%) VB.NET
10 24 (4.47%) Python
11 21 (3.91%) C
12 15 (2.79%) Go
12 15 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.61%) VB
14 10 (1.86%) Scala
15 9 (1.68%) ABAP
15 9 (1.68%) VBA
16 8 (1.49%) Apple Swift
17 7 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (9.50%) Degree
2 25 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.12%) HND
4 4 (0.74%) CEH
4 4 (0.74%) CISMP
4 4 (0.74%) CISSP
4 4 (0.74%) GIAC
4 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.19%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.03%) QA
2 6 (1.12%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (3.17%) Docker
2 5 (0.93%) Firmware
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
3 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.68%) Ansible
1 9 (1.68%) Kibana
2 7 (1.30%) Terraform
3 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.89%) Oracle
3 22 (4.10%) SAP
4 14 (2.61%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.42%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.05%) Google
7 9 (1.68%) Twitter
8 8 (1.49%) Zend
9 4 (0.74%) Informatica
9 4 (0.74%) Sony
10 3 (0.56%) Talend
10 3 (0.56%) Teradata
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe
11 2 (0.37%) Apple
11 2 (0.37%) IBM
11 2 (0.37%) Tableau
12 1 (0.19%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.19%) Facebook
12 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.19%) Serena