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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 32 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.49% 3.63% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 3.75% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 4
Average salary £37,500 £66,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.60% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,750 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £70,100 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
586 560 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.50% 96.72% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 509 483 369
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 42 (80.77%) SQL
2 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
3 28 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 27 (51.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (48.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (44.23%) ETL
7 23 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (44.23%) OLAP
8 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
10 16 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
10 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (26.92%) Java
12 13 (25.00%) Spring
13 11 (21.15%) Data Management
13 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (21.15%) .NET
13 11 (21.15%) Web Services
13 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
13 11 (21.15%) Middleware
14 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
16 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
16 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
16 8 (15.38%) Scrum
17 7 (13.46%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (51.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (48.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (44.23%) OLAP
6 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (7.69%) MySQL
9 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 4 (7.69%) JUnit
2 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (5.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Spring
2 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) Middleware
3 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 7 (13.46%) XML
4 7 (13.46%) SOAP
4 7 (13.46%) Java EE
5 6 (11.54%) JPA
5 6 (11.54%) HTML
6 5 (9.62%) J2EE
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (5.77%) JMS
8 3 (5.77%) JSP
8 3 (5.77%) Struts
8 3 (5.77%) JAX-WS
8 3 (5.77%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) ETL
1 23 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
3 11 (21.15%) Data Management
3 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.69%) MVC
8 3 (5.77%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) UML
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Content Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) SQL
2 28 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 14 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) PHP
5 5 (9.62%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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