Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 63 105 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 23.16% 55.56% 53.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.77% 57.07% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 69
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +19.05% -11.27%
10th Percentile £23,525 £25,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £57,500 £70,000
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -

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 265 184 138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.35% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 247 170 121
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £54,844 £56,750 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -1 56 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Carmarthenshire +1 7 £30,500 - 1
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 52 (82.54%) C#
2 50 (79.37%) .NET
3 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (73.02%) MVC
5 39 (61.90%) ASP.NET
6 37 (58.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
8 31 (49.21%) WCF
9 29 (46.03%) TDD
10 28 (44.44%) SQL
11 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
11 26 (41.27%) RESTful
12 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (36.51%) Web Application Development
13 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
13 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 22 (34.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 22 (34.92%) Code First Entity Framework
14 22 (34.92%) NoSQL
14 22 (34.92%) BDD
14 22 (34.92%) Entity Framework
14 22 (34.92%) Node.js
14 22 (34.92%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (34.92%) Ruby
15 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
16 19 (30.16%) HTML
17 18 (28.57%) CSS
18 12 (19.05%) Scrum
18 12 (19.05%) Ajax
19 11 (17.46%) jQuery

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 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.92%) NoSQL
2 22 (34.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Power BI
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Moq
6 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (79.37%) .NET
2 39 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 37 (58.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (49.21%) WCF
5 26 (41.27%) RESTful
6 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
7 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 22 (34.92%) Code First Entity Framework
8 22 (34.92%) Entity Framework
8 22 (34.92%) Node.js
9 19 (30.16%) HTML
10 18 (28.57%) CSS
11 12 (19.05%) Ajax
12 11 (17.46%) jQuery
13 6 (9.52%) Web Services
13 6 (9.52%) XML
14 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
14 4 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (73.02%) MVC
3 29 (46.03%) TDD
4 23 (36.51%) Web Application Development
5 22 (34.92%) BDD
6 12 (19.05%) Scrum
7 9 (14.29%) Web Development
8 7 (11.11%) OO
8 7 (11.11%) OOP
8 7 (11.11%) SDLC
9 4 (6.35%) Mobile Development
9 4 (6.35%) SOA
10 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.76%) OOD
10 3 (4.76%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) C#
2 28 (44.44%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) Ruby
4 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.11%) VB
6 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.94%) Java
8 3 (4.76%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Xamarin