Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 574 567 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.63% 27.35% 26.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.94% 28.27% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 515 515 507
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +3.95% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30,422 £26,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,000
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 1,855 2,006 1,999
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.77% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,562 1,651 1,736
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,816 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 November 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 16 November 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 0 493 £42,500 +6.25% 92
West Wales +3 54 £41,000 +31.83% 23
North Wales -2 21 £28,000 -25.33% 17
Mid Wales +11 4 £55,000 +52.78% 5
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 243 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (41.29%) JavaScript
3 204 (35.54%) .NET
4 176 (30.66%) SQL
5 171 (29.79%) Java
6 153 (26.66%) HTML
7 145 (25.26%) C#
8 130 (22.65%) AngularJS
9 124 (21.60%) CSS
10 111 (19.34%) Git (software)
11 108 (18.82%) Microsoft
12 101 (17.60%) Spring
13 91 (15.85%) Front End Development
14 89 (15.51%) ASP.NET
15 84 (14.63%) SQL Server
16 79 (13.76%) MVC
17 77 (13.41%) Scrum
17 77 (13.41%) Web Development
18 76 (13.24%) PHP
19 75 (13.07%) TDD
20 72 (12.54%) React
21 70 (12.20%) Node.js
22 69 (12.02%) Azure
23 65 (11.32%) jQuery
23 65 (11.32%) Software Engineering
24 64 (11.15%) DevOps
25 60 (10.45%) Finance
26 58 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
26 58 (10.10%) Python
27 57 (9.93%) REST

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 48 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.83%) CMS
3 18 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.96%) WordPress
5 16 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.61%) Umbraco
6 15 (2.61%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.09%) Confluence
8 8 (1.39%) JBoss
9 7 (1.22%) Drupal
10 5 (0.87%) Appian
11 4 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.70%) IIS
11 4 (0.70%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.35%) Apache
12 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
12 2 (0.35%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.05%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.35%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.70%) Magento
2 3 (0.52%) Shopify
3 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.02%) Azure
2 49 (8.54%) AWS
3 20 (3.48%) Power Platform
4 13 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 12 (2.09%) GitHub
6 11 (1.92%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.74%) GCP
8 7 (1.22%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.05%) PaaS
9 6 (1.05%) Serverless
10 5 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.87%) npm
10 5 (0.87%) SaaS
11 4 (0.70%) IaaS
12 3 (0.52%) Apigee
12 3 (0.52%) Office 365
13 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.35%) Firebase
13 2 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.52%) DNS
3 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.41%) MySQL
3 37 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (5.57%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (4.01%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (3.48%) Power BI
11 12 (2.09%) DB2
12 11 (1.92%) Big Data
12 11 (1.92%) Informix
12 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 111 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.67%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.40%) Jenkins
4 28 (4.88%) Maven
5 27 (4.70%) JUnit
6 26 (4.53%) JIRA
7 20 (3.48%) Subversion
8 15 (2.61%) webpack
9 12 (2.09%) gulp
9 12 (2.09%) Selenium
10 11 (1.92%) Grunt
10 11 (1.92%) IntelliJ
10 11 (1.92%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.74%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.22%) Ant
13 7 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.22%) Liquibase
14 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (10.45%) Finance
2 18 (3.14%) Marketing
2 18 (3.14%) Public Sector
3 15 (2.61%) Games
4 13 (2.26%) Electronics
5 12 (2.09%) Advertising
5 12 (2.09%) Retail
6 11 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.74%) Banking
8 8 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.35%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (35.54%) .NET
2 153 (26.66%) HTML
3 130 (22.65%) AngularJS
4 124 (21.60%) CSS
5 101 (17.60%) Spring
6 89 (15.51%) ASP.NET
7 72 (12.54%) React
8 70 (12.20%) Node.js
9 65 (11.32%) jQuery
10 57 (9.93%) REST
11 52 (9.06%) RESTful
11 52 (9.06%) Web Services
12 51 (8.89%) Hibernate
13 46 (8.01%) JSON
14 45 (7.84%) .NET Framework
15 42 (7.32%) SOAP
16 38 (6.62%) HTML5
17 34 (5.92%) Sass
18 30 (5.23%) Vue.js
19 28 (4.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.23%) User Experience
2 28 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.09%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.87%) Arduino
10 5 (0.87%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.52%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.52%) Social Media
12 2 (0.35%) PMI
13 1 (0.17%) BBC
13 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.17%) iPad
13 1 (0.17%) iPhone
13 1 (0.17%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.23%) Linux
2 10 (1.74%) Windows
3 9 (1.57%) Android
4 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) Unix
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (15.85%) Front End Development
3 79 (13.76%) MVC
4 77 (13.41%) Scrum
4 77 (13.41%) Web Development
5 75 (13.07%) TDD
6 65 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 64 (11.15%) DevOps
8 58 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (9.06%) BDD
10 48 (8.36%) SDLC
11 42 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 40 (6.97%) OO
13 39 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (6.45%) Microservices
14 37 (6.45%) Waterfall
15 35 (6.10%) Analytics
16 34 (5.92%) Fintech
17 33 (5.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 237 (41.29%) JavaScript
2 176 (30.66%) SQL
3 171 (29.79%) Java
4 145 (25.26%) C#
5 76 (13.24%) PHP
6 58 (10.10%) Python
7 32 (5.57%) TypeScript
8 23 (4.01%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.14%) Go
10 17 (2.96%) Groovy
11 16 (2.79%) Java 8
12 15 (2.61%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.44%) C++
14 10 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.57%) C
16 8 (1.39%) RPG
17 6 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 4 (0.70%) Ruby
19 2 (0.35%) Scala
19 2 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (9.06%) Degree
2 9 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.39%) CISMP
3 8 (1.39%) CISSP
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.87%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 2 (0.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (4.88%) Docker
2 6 (1.05%) Firmware
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.87%) Terraform
3 3 (0.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 108 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.10%) Oracle
3 28 (4.88%) SAP
4 20 (3.48%) Google
5 15 (2.61%) IBM
6 13 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 12 (2.09%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.74%) Facebook
9 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.87%) Teradata
10 4 (0.70%) Cognos
10 4 (0.70%) Kofax
10 4 (0.70%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.70%) Progress
10 4 (0.70%) Tableau
10 4 (0.70%) UiPath
11 3 (0.52%) Informatica
11 3 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.52%) WSO2
11 3 (0.52%) Zend