Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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

Developer
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 73 132 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 26.35% 36.16% 61.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.55% 36.87% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 73 126 82
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,625 £24,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £53,750 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Permanent vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 275 358 138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.28% 98.08% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 258 332 132
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,775
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in West Wales.

Salary trend for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Wales over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Swansea 0 69 £37,500 - 14
Carmarthenshire -2 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Pembrokeshire - 1 £32,500 -
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 West Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 53 (72.60%) C#
2 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 41 (56.16%) MVC
3 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (49.32%) SQL Server
5 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET
6 26 (35.62%) Git (software)
7 24 (32.88%) Node.js
7 24 (32.88%) Ruby
8 20 (27.40%) TDD
8 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
9 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (26.03%) Entity Framework
9 19 (26.03%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.66%) Java
11 17 (23.29%) Web Application Development
11 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
11 17 (23.29%) WCF
11 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (21.92%) Code First Entity Framework
12 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 16 (21.92%) RESTful
12 16 (21.92%) BDD
13 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (17.81%) C++
15 12 (16.44%) Algorithms
16 11 (15.07%) Docker
16 11 (15.07%) AngularJS

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.96%) nginx
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) npm
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) gulp
4 2 (2.74%) webpack
5 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Law
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.88%) Node.js
4 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
5 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (26.03%) Entity Framework
6 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (23.29%) WCF
7 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 16 (21.92%) Code First Entity Framework
7 16 (21.92%) RESTful
8 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.96%) CSS
10 7 (9.59%) HTML
11 5 (6.85%) jQuery
11 5 (6.85%) Web Services
12 4 (5.48%) CSS3
12 4 (5.48%) HTML5
12 4 (5.48%) React
12 4 (5.48%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (16.44%) Algorithms
3 10 (13.70%) Mobile App
3 10 (13.70%) User Experience
4 8 (10.96%) e-Learning
5 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) MVC
2 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) TDD
4 17 (23.29%) Web Application Development
5 16 (21.92%) BDD
6 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (15.07%) Scrum
8 10 (13.70%) OO
9 9 (12.33%) DevOps
10 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Web Development
11 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
13 5 (6.85%) SDLC
14 4 (5.48%) OOD
15 3 (4.11%) Collaborative Working
15 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (4.11%) OOP
16 2 (2.74%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) C#
2 24 (32.88%) Ruby
3 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.66%) Java
5 13 (17.81%) C++
6 9 (12.33%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (9.59%) PHP
8 4 (5.48%) SQL
8 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Docker
2 8 (10.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Google
2 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft