The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 357 407 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 32.87% 29.13% 30.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.06% 29.66% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 312 336 363
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1048 1372 1288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.50% 98.21% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1158 1107
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 280 £37,500 -1.31% 33
West Wales +1 56 £40,000 +33.33% 7
North Wales +1 10 £28,500 -24.00% 4
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 418 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (47.43%) HTML
3 368 (47.30%) .NET
4 352 (45.24%) JavaScript
5 351 (45.12%) C#
6 341 (43.83%) CSS
7 320 (41.13%) SQL
8 275 (35.35%) SQL Server
9 271 (34.83%) MVC
10 262 (33.68%) ASP.NET
11 249 (32.01%) Scrum
12 189 (24.29%) Microsoft
13 182 (23.39%) Java
14 173 (22.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 172 (22.11%) jQuery
16 140 (17.99%) TDD
17 138 (17.74%) OO
18 137 (17.61%) HTML5
19 135 (17.35%) Finance
20 124 (15.94%) Web Development
21 123 (15.81%) CSS3
22 114 (14.65%) AngularJS
23 106 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
24 103 (13.24%) PHP
25 98 (12.60%) Software Engineering
26 95 (12.21%) Web Services
27 90 (11.57%) Spring
28 89 (11.44%) MS Excel
28 89 (11.44%) SDLC
29 88 (11.31%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 35 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (2.96%) CMS
3 18 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.06%) Umbraco
5 13 (1.67%) Apache
6 12 (1.54%) SAS
7 11 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.90%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.77%) IIS
9 6 (0.77%) JBoss
10 5 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.51%) WordPress
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.39%) concrete5
12 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
Applications
1 89 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.77%) MS Office
4 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.39%) InDesign
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.90%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.77%) Sage 50
4 5 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.06%) SaaS
4 6 (0.77%) GitHub
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.39%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.83%) HTTP
2 7 (0.90%) Broadband
3 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.64%) Internet
5 3 (0.39%) FTP
6 2 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 81 (10.41%) MongoDB
3 67 (8.61%) MySQL
4 52 (6.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 45 (5.78%) NoSQL
6 34 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.60%) Big Data
8 28 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.83%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.93%) RavenDB
14 14 (1.80%) Neo4j
14 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.67%) Relational Database
16 12 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 85 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 57 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (4.24%) Subversion
5 28 (3.60%) Maven
5 28 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
6 26 (3.34%) NUnit
7 25 (3.21%) Mercurial
8 17 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.19%) JUnit
9 15 (1.93%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.80%) Grunt
11 13 (1.67%) Moq
12 12 (1.54%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.41%) gulp
14 10 (1.29%) MSTest
14 10 (1.29%) webpack
15 8 (1.03%) Ant
15 8 (1.03%) Mockito
16 7 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 135 (17.35%) Finance
2 63 (8.10%) Advertising
3 35 (4.50%) Marketing
4 33 (4.24%) Retail
5 19 (2.44%) Games
5 19 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.03%) Banking
8 7 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (47.43%) HTML
2 368 (47.30%) .NET
3 341 (43.83%) CSS
4 262 (33.68%) ASP.NET
5 173 (22.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 172 (22.11%) jQuery
7 137 (17.61%) HTML5
8 123 (15.81%) CSS3
9 114 (14.65%) AngularJS
10 106 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 95 (12.21%) Web Services
12 90 (11.57%) Spring
13 88 (11.31%) XML
14 85 (10.93%) RESTful
15 77 (9.90%) .NET Framework
16 75 (9.64%) Node.js
17 72 (9.25%) WCF
18 69 (8.87%) SOAP
19 68 (8.74%) Hibernate
20 64 (8.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.30%) Mobile App
2 46 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.37%) User Experience
5 33 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.57%) NHS
8 13 (1.67%) Fintech
9 9 (1.16%) iSeries
10 8 (1.03%) Social Media
11 7 (0.90%) AS400
12 6 (0.77%) Blog
13 5 (0.64%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.51%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (0.51%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.39%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.39%) Oculus Rift
16 2 (0.26%) CUDA
16 2 (0.26%) FMCG
16 2 (0.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.35%) Windows
2 37 (4.76%) Android
2 37 (4.76%) Linux
3 27 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.19%) Unix
5 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (34.83%) MVC
3 249 (32.01%) Scrum
4 140 (17.99%) TDD
5 138 (17.74%) OO
6 124 (15.94%) Web Development
7 98 (12.60%) Software Engineering
8 89 (11.44%) SDLC
9 84 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (8.61%) OOP
11 62 (7.97%) Front End Development
12 60 (7.71%) Unit Testing
13 58 (7.46%) BDD
14 51 (6.56%) Web Application Development
15 50 (6.43%) Mentoring
16 42 (5.40%) ETL
17 41 (5.27%) Dependency Injection
18 39 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (4.50%) OOD
20 32 (4.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 352 (45.24%) JavaScript
2 351 (45.12%) C#
3 320 (41.13%) SQL
4 182 (23.39%) Java
5 103 (13.24%) PHP
6 74 (9.51%) T-SQL
7 48 (6.17%) Python
8 39 (5.01%) C++
9 38 (4.88%) VB.NET
10 31 (3.98%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.21%) C
12 22 (2.83%) TypeScript
13 21 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.70%) Ruby
14 16 (2.06%) VB
15 15 (1.93%) Groovy
16 12 (1.54%) Scala
17 11 (1.41%) Perl
18 9 (1.16%) RPG
19 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (10.28%) Degree
2 14 (1.80%) HND
3 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.26%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.41%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (1.03%) Docker
2 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.51%) Firmware
4 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 189 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.87%) Oracle
3 29 (3.73%) Xamarin
4 20 (2.57%) Twitter
5 18 (2.31%) Google
5 18 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.93%) Facebook
7 10 (1.29%) Zend
8 8 (1.03%) Adobe
8 8 (1.03%) Sage
8 8 (1.03%) SAP
9 7 (0.90%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.77%) IFS
10 6 (0.77%) RedGate
11 5 (0.64%) Alterian
11 5 (0.64%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.51%) IBM
13 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.39%) Sony
13 3 (0.39%) Sybase
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Downing LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £34K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: £29,646 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L, various financ
Posted: 3 days ago
Flintshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago