The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 38 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.55% 4.62% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 4.76% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 21
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,977 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £45,750 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cardiff region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) HTML
3 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 32 (51.61%) CSS
4 28 (45.16%) SQL
4 28 (45.16%) .NET
4 28 (45.16%) Scrum
5 25 (40.32%) MVC
5 25 (40.32%) jQuery
6 23 (37.10%) C#
7 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET
8 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
8 20 (32.26%) Java
9 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
10 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.19%) Spring
11 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
11 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
12 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
13 12 (19.35%) OOP
14 11 (17.74%) People Management
15 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
15 10 (16.13%) Finance
15 10 (16.13%) Degree
15 10 (16.13%) OO
15 10 (16.13%) Web Services
16 9 (14.52%) J2EE
16 9 (14.52%) CSS3
16 9 (14.52%) SDLC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 5 (8.06%) DB2
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) Ant
2 6 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.68%) Maven
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) Subversion
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.84%) JMeter
5 3 (4.84%) NetBeans
5 3 (4.84%) Gradle
5 3 (4.84%) Hudson
5 3 (4.84%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.61%) NUnit
7 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.61%) StyleCop
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Advertising
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) HTML
2 32 (51.61%) CSS
3 28 (45.16%) .NET
4 25 (40.32%) jQuery
5 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET
6 15 (24.19%) Spring
6 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.13%) Web Services
8 9 (14.52%) J2EE
8 9 (14.52%) CSS3
9 8 (12.90%) HTML5
9 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.68%) REST
10 6 (9.68%) Ember.js
11 5 (8.06%) Backbone.js
11 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.06%) WCF
11 5 (8.06%) XML
12 4 (6.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) iSeries
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Web 2.0
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Scrum
3 25 (40.32%) MVC
4 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
5 12 (19.35%) OOP
6 11 (17.74%) People Management
7 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.13%) OO
8 9 (14.52%) SDLC
9 7 (11.29%) Web Development
10 4 (6.45%) Web Design
11 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.84%) Functional Programming
12 2 (3.23%) Data Mapping
12 2 (3.23%) Software Architecture
12 2 (3.23%) MVVM
12 2 (3.23%) UML
12 2 (3.23%) Logistics
12 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) C#
4 20 (32.26%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) RPG
6 5 (8.06%) RPG/400
6 5 (8.06%) RPG IV
7 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.45%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) Perl
7 4 (6.45%) Scala
8 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.84%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) PHP5
10 1 (1.61%) Go
10 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Zend
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