Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 593 520 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.41% 27.01% 26.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.83% 27.81% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 527 463 522
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,050
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 1,806 1,870 2,057
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 97.14% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 1,536 1,792
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,600 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 0 534 £40,000 -5.88% 103
West Wales -1 36 £42,500 +25.93% 15
North Wales -8 16 £28,000 -30.00% 10
Mid Wales +28 5 £32,500 - 5
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 282 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 197 (33.22%) Java
4 189 (31.87%) .NET
5 172 (29.01%) HTML
6 167 (28.16%) SQL
7 141 (23.78%) C#
8 135 (22.77%) Git (software)
9 122 (20.57%) CSS
9 122 (20.57%) AngularJS
10 119 (20.07%) Spring
11 115 (19.39%) Microsoft
12 95 (16.02%) SQL Server
13 94 (15.85%) MVC
14 90 (15.18%) PHP
15 87 (14.67%) ASP.NET
15 87 (14.67%) Azure
16 86 (14.50%) Front End Development
17 85 (14.33%) Scrum
18 76 (12.82%) Python
19 75 (12.65%) Web Development
20 69 (11.64%) TDD
21 64 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
22 62 (10.46%) Web Services
22 62 (10.46%) User Experience
22 62 (10.46%) React
23 61 (10.29%) Software Engineering
23 61 (10.29%) RESTful
24 60 (10.12%) Node.js
25 59 (9.95%) MySQL

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 47 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.22%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.19%) CMS
5 13 (2.19%) WordPress
6 10 (1.69%) Confluence
6 10 (1.69%) JBoss
7 9 (1.52%) Apache
7 9 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.35%) IIS
9 5 (0.84%) Appian
9 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.67%) Drupal
11 3 (0.51%) SAS
11 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.34%) Mule
12 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) Notepad++
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.01%) Magento
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.67%) Shopify
4 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.67%) Azure
2 41 (6.91%) AWS
3 20 (3.37%) GitHub
4 18 (3.04%) Power Platform
5 11 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 8 (1.35%) SaaS
8 7 (1.18%) PaaS
8 7 (1.18%) Serverless
9 6 (1.01%) GCP
9 6 (1.01%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.84%) IaaS
11 3 (0.51%) Apigee
11 3 (0.51%) Office 365
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.34%) npm
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.84%) HTTP
1 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.17%) LAN
3 1 (0.17%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.95%) MySQL
3 50 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (4.89%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.20%) Big Data
6 19 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.04%) Informix
7 18 (3.04%) Power BI
8 17 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.36%) DB2
10 13 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.18%) QlikView
14 7 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 135 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.11%) Visual Studio
3 41 (6.91%) Jenkins
4 29 (4.89%) Maven
5 28 (4.72%) JUnit
6 23 (3.88%) JIRA
6 23 (3.88%) Subversion
7 16 (2.70%) Selenium
8 15 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (2.02%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.69%) IntelliJ
11 10 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.35%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.01%) Ant
15 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.01%) Protractor
15 6 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (6.07%) Finance
2 23 (3.88%) Public Sector
3 13 (2.19%) Banking
3 13 (2.19%) Retail
4 11 (1.85%) Games
5 8 (1.35%) Advertising
6 7 (1.18%) Marketing
6 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.84%) Electronics
7 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.17%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (31.87%) .NET
2 172 (29.01%) HTML
3 122 (20.57%) AngularJS
3 122 (20.57%) CSS
4 119 (20.07%) Spring
5 87 (14.67%) ASP.NET
6 62 (10.46%) React
6 62 (10.46%) Web Services
7 61 (10.29%) RESTful
8 60 (10.12%) Node.js
9 56 (9.44%) Hibernate
9 56 (9.44%) jQuery
10 49 (8.26%) HTML5
11 45 (7.59%) REST
12 44 (7.42%) Laravel
13 37 (6.24%) J2EE
13 37 (6.24%) JSON
14 33 (5.56%) .NET Framework
14 33 (5.56%) Sass
14 33 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.46%) User Experience
2 27 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.51%) Animation
11 2 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.34%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.34%) PMI
12 1 (0.17%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.17%) iPad
12 1 (0.17%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.59%) Linux
2 23 (3.88%) Windows
3 19 (3.20%) Android
4 18 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.51%) Unix
6 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (15.85%) MVC
3 86 (14.50%) Front End Development
4 85 (14.33%) Scrum
5 75 (12.65%) Web Development
6 69 (11.64%) TDD
7 64 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (10.29%) Software Engineering
9 58 (9.78%) SDLC
10 46 (7.76%) DevOps
10 46 (7.76%) Mentoring
11 39 (6.58%) OO
12 38 (6.41%) BDD
13 36 (6.07%) Unit Testing
13 36 (6.07%) Waterfall
14 35 (5.90%) Test Automation
15 31 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (5.23%) Microservices
16 29 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (4.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 259 (43.68%) JavaScript
2 197 (33.22%) Java
3 167 (28.16%) SQL
4 141 (23.78%) C#
5 90 (15.18%) PHP
6 76 (12.82%) Python
7 29 (4.89%) TypeScript
8 28 (4.72%) Go
9 21 (3.54%) C++
10 19 (3.20%) Groovy
11 18 (3.04%) Java 8
12 14 (2.36%) C
12 14 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.19%) VB
14 10 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.35%) VB6
16 6 (1.01%) X++
17 5 (0.84%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 56 (9.44%) Degree
2 17 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.17%) CISMP
5 1 (0.17%) CISSP
5 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.52%) QA
2 5 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 2 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (4.89%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.67%) Terraform
3 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) MIIS
5 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 115 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.26%) Oracle
3 33 (5.56%) SAP
4 24 (4.05%) IBM
5 15 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.52%) Tableau
7 7 (1.18%) Google
8 6 (1.01%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.01%) Zend
9 4 (0.67%) Kofax
9 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.67%) UiPath
10 3 (0.51%) Cognos
10 3 (0.51%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.51%) Teradata
10 3 (0.51%) WSO2
11 2 (0.34%) Informatica
11 2 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.34%) Talend
11 2 (0.34%) TIBCO