Period
to 13 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 13 July 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 412 568 525
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 33.52% 31.82% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.77% 33.39% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 394 548 501
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,875
90th Percentile £61,225 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,185 1,701 1,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 95.29% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,467 1,545
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +1 356 £42,500 +6.25% 48
West Wales +2 44 £40,000 -11.11% 11
North Wales +5 11 £40,000 +42.86% 4
Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 145 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 138 (33.50%) .NET
2 138 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (31.80%) SQL
4 119 (28.88%) C#
5 96 (23.30%) HTML
6 92 (22.33%) Java
7 89 (21.60%) CSS
8 86 (20.87%) DevOps
9 78 (18.93%) Azure
10 68 (16.50%) Git (software)
11 67 (16.26%) SQL Server
12 65 (15.78%) AngularJS
13 64 (15.53%) Finance
14 57 (13.83%) Web Services
15 56 (13.59%) Test Automation
16 54 (13.11%) AWS
16 54 (13.11%) Front End Development
17 52 (12.62%) Microsoft
18 49 (11.89%) Degree
18 49 (11.89%) Docker
18 49 (11.89%) Mentoring
19 46 (11.17%) MVC
20 43 (10.44%) Scrum
20 43 (10.44%) React
21 42 (10.19%) Kubernetes
21 42 (10.19%) REST
21 42 (10.19%) PHP
21 42 (10.19%) Spring
22 39 (9.47%) TDD

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 18 (4.37%) Tomcat
1 18 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.70%) CMS
4 6 (1.46%) Appian
5 5 (1.21%) Apache
5 5 (1.21%) SAS
5 5 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.21%) WordPress
6 4 (0.97%) Confluence
6 4 (0.97%) Drupal
6 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.73%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (18.93%) Azure
2 54 (13.11%) AWS
3 24 (5.83%) Power Platform
4 14 (3.40%) GCP
5 12 (2.91%) Serverless
6 8 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.94%) npm
6 8 (1.94%) PaaS
7 7 (1.70%) SaaS
8 5 (1.21%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.97%) Firebase
10 3 (0.73%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.49%) AWS IoT
11 2 (0.49%) IaaS
11 2 (0.49%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.21%) SNMP
2 5 (1.21%) VoIP
3 3 (0.73%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) MQTT
5 1 (0.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (6.07%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.58%) MySQL
4 23 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.16%) Power BI
9 12 (2.91%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.67%) OLTP
10 11 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.70%) GIS
12 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 68 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.37%) webpack
5 16 (3.88%) gulp
6 12 (2.91%) Grunt
7 10 (2.43%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.43%) JIRA
7 10 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.94%) JUnit
9 6 (1.46%) Maven
10 4 (0.97%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.97%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.73%) Selenium
11 3 (0.73%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.49%) YouTrack
General
1 64 (15.53%) Finance
2 23 (5.58%) Advertising
3 20 (4.85%) Retail
4 16 (3.88%) Games
5 8 (1.94%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.46%) Retail Finance
7 5 (1.21%) Law
7 5 (1.21%) Military
8 4 (0.97%) Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (33.50%) .NET
2 96 (23.30%) HTML
3 89 (21.60%) CSS
4 65 (15.78%) AngularJS
5 57 (13.83%) Web Services
6 43 (10.44%) React
7 42 (10.19%) REST
7 42 (10.19%) Spring
8 36 (8.74%) Vue.js
9 33 (8.01%) jQuery
9 33 (8.01%) Node.js
10 32 (7.77%) ASP.NET
10 32 (7.77%) SOAP
11 27 (6.55%) Laravel
12 25 (6.07%) RESTful
13 23 (5.58%) JSON
14 20 (4.85%) HTML5
15 17 (4.13%) .NET Core
15 17 (4.13%) .NET Framework
16 16 (3.88%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.01%) User Experience
2 18 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.43%) Graphic Design
5 7 (1.70%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.73%) CMDB
6 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (0.73%) NHS
7 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.24%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.61%) Android
2 17 (4.13%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.88%) Linux
4 7 (1.70%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.70%) Windows
5 3 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.87%) DevOps
3 56 (13.59%) Test Automation
4 54 (13.11%) Front End Development
5 49 (11.89%) Mentoring
6 46 (11.17%) MVC
7 43 (10.44%) Scrum
8 39 (9.47%) TDD
9 34 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (8.25%) Software Engineering
10 32 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (7.28%) Web Development
12 29 (7.04%) BDD
13 28 (6.80%) ETL
14 25 (6.07%) Analytics
15 24 (5.83%) SOLID
16 22 (5.34%) OO
17 21 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (4.85%) Fintech
18 20 (4.85%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 145 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 131 (31.80%) SQL
3 119 (28.88%) C#
4 92 (22.33%) Java
5 42 (10.19%) PHP
6 22 (5.34%) Python
7 21 (5.10%) C++
8 20 (4.85%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.61%) Scala
9 19 (4.61%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.67%) Go
11 10 (2.43%) C
11 10 (2.43%) Java 8
12 8 (1.94%) VBA
13 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.97%) Groovy
14 4 (0.97%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.97%) R
14 4 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (11.89%) Degree
2 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.24%) HND
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.70%) QA
System Software
1 49 (11.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (10.19%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.46%) Terraform
4 4 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.07%) Oracle
3 19 (4.61%) IBM
4 16 (3.88%) Tableau
5 8 (1.94%) RedGate
6 7 (1.70%) SAP
7 6 (1.46%) Google
7 6 (1.46%) Kofax
8 5 (1.21%) Zend
9 4 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.73%) Adobe
10 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.49%) Birst
11 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.24%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.24%) Samsung
12 1 (0.24%) Sun
12 1 (0.24%) Teradata
12 1 (0.24%) Xceptor