Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 68 108 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 25.66% 29.19% 57.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.36% 29.92% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 63 105 95
West Wales median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +12.78%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,934
% change year-on-year - +8.30% +5.52%

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 258 361 170
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.57% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 236 343 164
West Wales median annual salary £39,301 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £57,618 £57,946 £48,375
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 65 £30,000 -25.00% 24
Carmarthenshire -6 2 £28,000 +4.67% 1
Pembrokeshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (66.18%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
3 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (44.12%) .NET
5 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
5 27 (39.71%) MVC
5 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
6 25 (36.76%) Java
6 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
7 21 (30.88%) QA
8 18 (26.47%) Node.js
8 18 (26.47%) Ruby
9 17 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (23.53%) Algorithms
10 16 (23.53%) C++
11 15 (22.06%) HTML
11 15 (22.06%) CSS
12 13 (19.12%) Linux
12 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
12 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
12 13 (19.12%) Docker
13 12 (17.65%) DevOps
13 12 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (17.65%) Varnish
13 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
13 12 (17.65%) CoffeeScript
13 12 (17.65%) TeamCity
13 12 (17.65%) nginx
13 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing

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 12 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (17.65%) nginx
2 6 (8.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (8.82%) Serverless
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
3 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.29%) MySQL
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 8 (11.76%) Jasmine
3 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.29%) JIRA
5 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.82%) JUnit
5 6 (8.82%) Mockito
6 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.47%) AccuRev
General
1 3 (4.41%) Advertising
1 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.12%) .NET
2 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.47%) Node.js
4 15 (22.06%) CSS
4 15 (22.06%) HTML
5 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
7 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.76%) JSON
7 8 (11.76%) REST
7 8 (11.76%) Sass
7 8 (11.76%) XML
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.82%) Angular 2
9 6 (8.82%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (8.82%) GraphQL
9 6 (8.82%) Ionic Framework
9 6 (8.82%) jQuery
9 6 (8.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
3 12 (17.65%) e-Learning
3 12 (17.65%) User Experience
4 7 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) BBC
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) MVC
3 17 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.65%) DevOps
4 12 (17.65%) Server Management
4 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) OO
10 6 (8.82%) BDD
10 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.82%) Line Management
10 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development
12 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) C#
2 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 25 (36.76%) Java
4 18 (26.47%) Ruby
5 16 (23.53%) C++
6 12 (17.65%) CoffeeScript
7 11 (16.18%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) PHP
8 7 (10.29%) TypeScript
9 6 (8.82%) Python
10 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Docker
2 12 (17.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 6 (8.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (2.94%) Google
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Apple
3 1 (1.47%) Facebook
3 1 (1.47%) Sony
3 1 (1.47%) Yahoo!