Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 343 570 501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 33.37% 31.53% 26.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.79% 33.04% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 335 549 463
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,929 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +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 986 1,725 1,855
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.41% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1,488 1,515
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,575 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Developer in Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +1 293 £45,000 +12.50% 51
West Wales +2 36 £40,000 -11.11% 11
North Wales 0 11 £40,000 +42.86% 10
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 116 (33.82%) JavaScript
1 116 (33.82%) SQL
2 115 (33.53%) .NET
3 110 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (29.74%) C#
5 92 (26.82%) DevOps
6 81 (23.62%) HTML
7 76 (22.16%) CSS
8 75 (21.87%) Java
9 65 (18.95%) Azure
10 58 (16.91%) SQL Server
11 56 (16.33%) Git (software)
11 56 (16.33%) AngularJS
12 52 (15.16%) Web Services
13 46 (13.41%) Test Automation
13 46 (13.41%) Front End Development
14 44 (12.83%) MVC
15 43 (12.54%) AWS
16 42 (12.24%) Microsoft
16 42 (12.24%) Finance
17 41 (11.95%) Scrum
18 40 (11.66%) React
18 40 (11.66%) REST
18 40 (11.66%) Kubernetes
19 38 (11.08%) Spring
19 38 (11.08%) Degree
20 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
21 35 (10.20%) TDD
22 32 (9.33%) Docker
23 31 (9.04%) jQuery

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 13 (3.79%) Tomcat
1 13 (3.79%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.21%) Apache
3 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.75%) Confluence
6 5 (1.46%) SAS
7 4 (1.17%) CMS
7 4 (1.17%) WordPress
8 3 (0.87%) Drupal
9 2 (0.58%) Appian
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) ProductWriter
4 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.95%) Azure
2 43 (12.54%) AWS
3 23 (6.71%) Power Platform
4 17 (4.96%) GCP
5 11 (3.21%) Serverless
6 8 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.33%) GitHub
6 8 (2.33%) npm
6 8 (2.33%) PaaS
6 8 (2.33%) Stackdriver
7 5 (1.46%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.17%) Firebase
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.87%) Logic Apps
10 2 (0.58%) AWS IoT
10 2 (0.58%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.58%) SaaS
11 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.46%) SNMP
2 5 (1.46%) VoIP
3 3 (0.87%) Intranet
4 2 (0.58%) MQTT
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.96%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (4.37%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.79%) Big Data
9 12 (3.50%) Power BI
10 10 (2.92%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.62%) MySQL
12 7 (2.04%) OLTP
12 7 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.75%) GIS
14 5 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 56 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.66%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.08%) webpack
5 12 (3.50%) gulp
6 11 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.92%) JIRA
8 8 (2.33%) Gradle
8 8 (2.33%) Grunt
9 7 (2.04%) JUnit
10 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.17%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.87%) Selenium
12 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.58%) Subversion
12 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (12.24%) Finance
2 15 (4.37%) Games
2 15 (4.37%) Public Sector
2 15 (4.37%) Retail
3 14 (4.08%) Advertising
4 5 (1.46%) Military
4 5 (1.46%) Retail Finance
5 3 (0.87%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (33.53%) .NET
2 81 (23.62%) HTML
3 76 (22.16%) CSS
4 56 (16.33%) AngularJS
5 52 (15.16%) Web Services
6 40 (11.66%) React
6 40 (11.66%) REST
7 38 (11.08%) Spring
8 31 (9.04%) jQuery
9 30 (8.75%) ASP.NET
10 29 (8.45%) SOAP
11 28 (8.16%) Node.js
12 20 (5.83%) HTML5
12 20 (5.83%) Vue.js
13 19 (5.54%) .NET Framework
14 15 (4.37%) Entity Framework
14 15 (4.37%) Java SE
14 15 (4.37%) JSON
15 14 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.45%) User Experience
2 15 (4.37%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.04%) Cloud Native
6 6 (1.75%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.87%) CMDB
9 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.58%) NHS
9 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.54%) Android
2 14 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.33%) Linux
4 6 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 6 (1.75%) Windows
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (26.82%) DevOps
3 46 (13.41%) Front End Development
3 46 (13.41%) Test Automation
4 44 (12.83%) MVC
5 41 (11.95%) Scrum
6 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
7 35 (10.20%) TDD
8 27 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.00%) ETL
10 22 (6.41%) Software Engineering
11 21 (6.12%) Fintech
11 21 (6.12%) Web Development
12 20 (5.83%) BDD
13 19 (5.54%) SOLID
14 18 (5.25%) Performance Optimisation
14 18 (5.25%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (4.96%) Continuous Deployment
16 16 (4.66%) Analytics
16 16 (4.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 116 (33.82%) JavaScript
1 116 (33.82%) SQL
2 102 (29.74%) C#
3 75 (21.87%) Java
4 26 (7.58%) Python
5 24 (7.00%) PHP
6 20 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.54%) TypeScript
8 18 (5.25%) C++
9 17 (4.96%) Scala
10 13 (3.79%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.92%) Go
12 9 (2.62%) Java 8
13 8 (2.33%) C
14 7 (2.04%) Kotlin
14 7 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.46%) ES6
15 5 (1.46%) VBA
16 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (11.08%) Degree
2 13 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (9.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (11.66%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.50%) Terraform
3 9 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.33%) Grafana
5 4 (1.17%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.96%) Oracle
3 14 (4.08%) IBM
4 12 (3.50%) Google
4 12 (3.50%) Tableau
5 8 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.33%) Splunk
6 7 (2.04%) RedGate
7 4 (1.17%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) Zend
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe
9 2 (0.58%) Kofax
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.29%) Birst
10 1 (0.29%) Samsung