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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 20 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 51 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.27% 6.50% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 6.97% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 1
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 24 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (74.42%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) T-SQL
3 32 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
5 27 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (29.07%) Java
7 25 (29.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (27.91%) ETL
8 24 (27.91%) Unit Testing
8 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (23.26%) OLAP
10 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (23.26%) OLAP Cube
11 19 (22.09%) Degree
12 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
13 17 (19.77%) Banking
13 17 (19.77%) Spring
14 16 (18.60%) J2EE
14 16 (18.60%) XML
15 15 (17.44%) C++
15 15 (17.44%) HTML
15 15 (17.44%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (16.28%) .NET
17 13 (15.12%) Web Services
17 13 (15.12%) Hibernate
18 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
1 2 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (29.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (23.26%) OLAP
6 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (23.26%) OLAP Cube
7 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (8.14%) OLTP
10 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
11 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
11 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (5.81%) MySQL
11 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (4.65%) Data Mining
13 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Ant
4 1 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
1 17 (19.77%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) Spring
2 16 (18.60%) XML
2 16 (18.60%) J2EE
3 15 (17.44%) HTML
4 14 (16.28%) .NET
5 13 (15.12%) Web Services
5 13 (15.12%) Hibernate
6 8 (9.30%) Struts
6 8 (9.30%) CSS
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.14%) Middleware
7 7 (8.14%) LINQ
7 7 (8.14%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (6.98%) REST
9 5 (5.81%) jQuery
9 5 (5.81%) Servlets
9 5 (5.81%) SOAP
10 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (4.65%) DOM
10 4 (4.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (27.91%) ETL
2 24 (27.91%) Unit Testing
3 15 (17.44%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.30%) OO
7 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.14%) Scrum
7 7 (8.14%) Data Management
7 7 (8.14%) Web Development
7 7 (8.14%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (6.98%) OOD
9 5 (5.81%) MVC
9 5 (5.81%) Android Development
10 4 (4.65%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) OOP
11 3 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (74.42%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) T-SQL
3 25 (29.07%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) C++
5 11 (12.79%) PHP
6 10 (11.63%) C#
7 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.98%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.65%) Ruby
9 4 (4.65%) VB
10 3 (3.49%) XAML
11 2 (2.33%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.16%) Perl
12 1 (1.16%) PHP5
12 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (4.65%) Guidewire
5 3 (3.49%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.16%) Zend
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