Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 552 792 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.89% 30.52% 28.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.59% 31.60% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 513 739 673
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2001 2506 2698
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.57% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 2169 2276
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 0 356 £38,500 +10.00% 27
West Wales +1 110 £37,500 - 5
North Wales 0 43 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Mid Wales +1 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 303 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (49.28%) .NET
3 270 (48.91%) JavaScript
4 269 (48.73%) C#
5 220 (39.86%) HTML
6 212 (38.41%) CSS
7 195 (35.33%) MVC
8 187 (33.88%) SQL Server
9 174 (31.52%) SQL
10 163 (29.53%) ASP.NET
11 151 (27.36%) AngularJS
12 138 (25.00%) Scrum
13 126 (22.83%) Java
14 119 (21.56%) TDD
15 105 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 103 (18.66%) Microsoft
17 102 (18.48%) jQuery
18 101 (18.30%) Web Development
19 100 (18.12%) Finance
20 94 (17.03%) RESTful
21 91 (16.49%) WCF
22 83 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
23 81 (14.67%) .NET Framework
24 76 (13.77%) OO
25 75 (13.59%) Node.js
26 73 (13.22%) SDLC
27 71 (12.86%) Degree
28 70 (12.68%) Git (software)
28 70 (12.68%) Software Engineering
29 68 (12.32%) HTML5

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 29 (5.25%) CMS
2 28 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.72%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (1.99%) WordPress
6 10 (1.81%) IIS
7 9 (1.63%) Apache
8 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.09%) Drupal
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.54%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.36%) Liferay
13 2 (0.36%) MTS
14 1 (0.18%) concrete5
14 1 (0.18%) nginx
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle 10gAS
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.09%) Magento
4 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.72%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.72%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.54%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.90%) PaaS
4 15 (2.72%) SaaS
5 8 (1.45%) IaaS
6 4 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.54%) GitHub
8 2 (0.36%) Office 365
8 2 (0.36%) Serverless
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
9 1 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.17%) Internet
2 11 (1.99%) Hyperconnected
3 8 (1.45%) Broadband
4 5 (0.91%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.72%) HTTP
5 4 (0.72%) Intranet
5 4 (0.72%) VoIP
6 2 (0.36%) Firewall
6 2 (0.36%) SMS
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) FTP
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) LDAP
7 1 (0.18%) SMTP
7 1 (0.18%) SNMP
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.88%) MongoDB
3 44 (7.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 43 (7.79%) NoSQL
5 39 (7.07%) MySQL
6 30 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (2.54%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.99%) Power BI
13 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (1.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (7.43%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
5 22 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.08%) Subversion
7 16 (2.90%) Maven
8 14 (2.54%) NUnit
9 12 (2.17%) Moq
10 10 (1.81%) JIRA
11 8 (1.45%) Grunt
11 8 (1.45%) JUnit
12 7 (1.27%) webpack
13 6 (1.09%) gulp
13 6 (1.09%) MSTest
13 6 (1.09%) Selenium
14 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.91%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.72%) JMeter
General
1 100 (18.12%) Finance
2 30 (5.43%) Marketing
3 26 (4.71%) Games
4 23 (4.17%) Retail
5 19 (3.44%) Advertising
6 12 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.45%) Law
10 6 (1.09%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (49.28%) .NET
2 220 (39.86%) HTML
3 212 (38.41%) CSS
4 163 (29.53%) ASP.NET
5 151 (27.36%) AngularJS
6 105 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 102 (18.48%) jQuery
8 94 (17.03%) RESTful
9 91 (16.49%) WCF
10 83 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 81 (14.67%) .NET Framework
12 75 (13.59%) Node.js
13 68 (12.32%) HTML5
14 66 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 57 (10.33%) Web Services
16 55 (9.96%) Entity Framework
17 52 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 51 (9.24%) CSS3
19 50 (9.06%) Spring
20 43 (7.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (5.07%) User Experience
5 23 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.08%) Fintech
7 10 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.09%) Tandem
10 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.54%) Oculus Rift
11 3 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.36%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.36%) NHS
12 2 (0.36%) Social Media
12 2 (0.36%) W3C
12 2 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.53%) Android
2 24 (4.35%) Windows
3 22 (3.99%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.99%) Linux
4 4 (0.72%) Unix
5 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (35.33%) MVC
3 138 (25.00%) Scrum
4 119 (21.56%) TDD
5 101 (18.30%) Web Development
6 76 (13.77%) OO
7 73 (13.22%) SDLC
8 70 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 62 (11.23%) BDD
10 60 (10.87%) OOP
11 57 (10.33%) Front End Development
12 54 (9.78%) Web Application Development
13 42 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (6.70%) Test Automation
16 32 (5.80%) ETL
17 29 (5.25%) OOD
18 28 (5.07%) Dependency Injection
18 28 (5.07%) Microservices
19 26 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 270 (48.91%) JavaScript
2 269 (48.73%) C#
3 174 (31.52%) SQL
4 126 (22.83%) Java
5 57 (10.33%) PHP
6 41 (7.43%) C++
6 41 (7.43%) Ruby
7 38 (6.88%) T-SQL
8 34 (6.16%) TypeScript
9 29 (5.25%) VB.NET
10 26 (4.71%) C
11 25 (4.53%) PL/SQL
12 24 (4.35%) Python
13 14 (2.54%) VB
14 12 (2.17%) Go
14 12 (2.17%) Scala
15 8 (1.45%) ABAP
16 7 (1.27%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.27%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.09%) F#
Qualifications
1 71 (12.86%) Degree
2 36 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.45%) HND
5 6 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) CEH
8 2 (0.36%) CISMP
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) GIAC
8 2 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.25%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.63%) Kibana
2 7 (1.27%) Ansible
3 5 (0.91%) Terraform
4 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.70%) Oracle
3 25 (4.53%) SAP
4 16 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.36%) Twitter
6 12 (2.17%) Google
7 8 (1.45%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.27%) Zend
9 4 (0.72%) Sony
10 3 (0.54%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.54%) Tableau
11 2 (0.36%) Adobe
11 2 (0.36%) Talend
12 1 (0.18%) Facebook
12 1 (0.18%) Informatica
12 1 (0.18%) Serena
12 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.18%) Teradata