Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 15 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 544 510 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.94% 26.63% 29.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.78% 27.27% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 481 478 723
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,175 £22,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 1,958 1,870 2,536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.65% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,606 1,630 2,176
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 October 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 October 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 0 437 £40,000 - 124
West Wales 0 70 £30,000 -20.00% 17
North Wales -1 32 £35,000 - 18
Mid Wales -9 4 - - 2
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 234 (43.01%) JavaScript
2 221 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (39.71%) C#
4 189 (34.74%) .NET
5 180 (33.09%) HTML
6 178 (32.72%) SQL
7 167 (30.70%) Java
8 153 (28.13%) CSS
9 139 (25.55%) SQL Server
10 124 (22.79%) MVC
11 114 (20.96%) Scrum
12 112 (20.59%) Finance
13 93 (17.10%) AngularJS
14 90 (16.54%) TDD
15 85 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 80 (14.71%) ASP.NET
17 72 (13.24%) XML
17 72 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
18 71 (13.05%) jQuery
19 70 (12.87%) Microsoft
20 64 (11.76%) Web Services
20 64 (11.76%) PHP
21 61 (11.21%) JSON
22 60 (11.03%) React
23 59 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
24 58 (10.66%) Spring
25 57 (10.48%) MySQL
25 57 (10.48%) HTML5
26 56 (10.29%) SOAP
27 55 (10.11%) Web Development

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 22 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.68%) CMS
3 15 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.39%) nginx
5 9 (1.65%) Confluence
6 7 (1.29%) Apache
6 7 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.29%) WordPress
7 6 (1.10%) Drupal
7 6 (1.10%) IIS
8 5 (0.92%) Anypoint
8 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.74%) SAS
10 3 (0.55%) Liferay
10 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Magento
4 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.39%) GitHub
4 12 (2.21%) Serverless
5 10 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.29%) SaaS
8 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (1.10%) Office 365
9 5 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.92%) npm
10 4 (0.74%) Slack
10 4 (0.74%) Trello
11 3 (0.55%) IaaS
11 3 (0.55%) PaaS
12 1 (0.18%) Responsys
12 1 (0.18%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.84%) Internet
2 8 (1.47%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.29%) HTTP
4 3 (0.55%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) Skype
5 1 (0.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.48%) MySQL
3 43 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 31 (5.70%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 17 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.39%) Power BI
12 13 (2.39%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.47%) Big Data
14 8 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.10%) GIS
16 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
17 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 85 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (4.23%) JUnit
5 19 (3.49%) Maven
6 18 (3.31%) JIRA
7 17 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.94%) Selenium
9 15 (2.76%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.57%) Subversion
11 11 (2.02%) Jenkins
11 11 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (1.47%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.29%) Gradle
13 7 (1.29%) Mockito
13 7 (1.29%) MorphX
14 5 (0.92%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.92%) webpack
15 4 (0.74%) gulp
15 4 (0.74%) Protractor
General
1 112 (20.59%) Finance
2 22 (4.04%) Banking
3 17 (3.13%) Law
4 15 (2.76%) Games
5 13 (2.39%) Advertising
6 11 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.65%) Retail
8 8 (1.47%) Back Office
8 8 (1.47%) Marketing
9 7 (1.29%) Legal
10 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (34.74%) .NET
2 180 (33.09%) HTML
3 153 (28.13%) CSS
4 93 (17.10%) AngularJS
5 80 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 72 (13.24%) XML
7 71 (13.05%) jQuery
8 64 (11.76%) Web Services
9 61 (11.21%) JSON
10 60 (11.03%) React
11 58 (10.66%) Spring
12 57 (10.48%) HTML5
13 56 (10.29%) SOAP
14 50 (9.19%) REST
15 46 (8.46%) RESTful
16 40 (7.35%) CSS3
17 36 (6.62%) Node.js
18 32 (5.88%) Hibernate
19 31 (5.70%) .NET Framework
19 31 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.64%) User Experience
2 40 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.86%) Fintech
7 20 (3.68%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.21%) e-Learning
10 11 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.65%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.37%) BBC
14 2 (0.37%) Graphic Design
14 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.37%) Wiki
15 1 (0.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.46%) Linux
2 33 (6.07%) Windows
3 22 (4.04%) Android
4 16 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.47%) Unix
6 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.37%) CentOS
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (22.79%) MVC
3 114 (20.96%) Scrum
4 90 (16.54%) TDD
5 72 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (10.11%) Web Development
7 49 (9.01%) Software Engineering
8 45 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (8.27%) Test Automation
9 44 (8.09%) Mentoring
10 42 (7.72%) Front End Development
11 40 (7.35%) BDD
12 36 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (6.62%) OO
13 35 (6.43%) SDLC
14 34 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 31 (5.70%) Open Source
16 28 (5.15%) CRM
16 28 (5.15%) Web Application Development
17 26 (4.78%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 234 (43.01%) JavaScript
2 216 (39.71%) C#
3 178 (32.72%) SQL
4 167 (30.70%) Java
5 64 (11.76%) PHP
6 34 (6.25%) C++
7 33 (6.07%) Python
8 30 (5.51%) Java 8
9 28 (5.15%) VBA
10 27 (4.96%) T-SQL
11 21 (3.86%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.68%) Ruby
13 17 (3.13%) C
14 16 (2.94%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.94%) VB
15 15 (2.76%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.21%) CoffeeScript
17 10 (1.84%) Apex Code
18 9 (1.65%) ABAP
19 8 (1.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 49 (9.01%) Degree
2 16 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
3 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.18%) MCSA
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.80%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (7.17%) Docker
2 13 (2.39%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.29%) Terraform
3 6 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.09%) Oracle
3 21 (3.86%) Google
4 18 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.57%) SAP
6 12 (2.21%) IBM
7 8 (1.47%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.92%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.92%) Tableau
8 5 (0.92%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.74%) Adobe
9 4 (0.74%) ESRI
9 4 (0.74%) OutSystems
9 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.55%) Sencha
10 3 (0.55%) Zend
11 2 (0.37%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.37%) Facebook
11 2 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Twitter