The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 16 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.68% 5.13% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 5.19% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 23
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
584 578 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.66% 98.80% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 476 528 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Developer
South Wales

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 18 April 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (64.58%) MVC
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 26 (54.17%) Scrum
4 25 (52.08%) Web Services
5 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (45.83%) Spring
6 21 (43.75%) SOAP
7 20 (41.67%) .NET
8 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (35.42%) SQL
8 17 (35.42%) Finance
9 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
10 15 (31.25%) C#
10 15 (31.25%) HTML
10 15 (31.25%) UML
11 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
12 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (22.92%) CSS
13 11 (22.92%) XML
13 11 (22.92%) Maven
14 10 (20.83%) jQuery
14 10 (20.83%) RESTful
14 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 9 (18.75%) Financial Institution
15 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
15 9 (18.75%) JSON
16 8 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
16 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 8 (16.67%) Java EE

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) CMS
1 5 (10.42%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Confluence
4 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Mule
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) ImageReady
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Maven
2 8 (16.67%) Ant
3 7 (14.58%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.25%) Hudson
7 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.25%) JIRA
8 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.42%) Advertising
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) Web Services
2 22 (45.83%) Spring
3 21 (43.75%) SOAP
4 20 (41.67%) .NET
5 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 15 (31.25%) HTML
7 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
8 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 11 (22.92%) CSS
9 11 (22.92%) XML
10 10 (20.83%) jQuery
10 10 (20.83%) RESTful
11 9 (18.75%) JSON
12 8 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
12 8 (16.67%) Java EE
12 8 (16.67%) Struts
13 6 (12.50%) Ajax
13 6 (12.50%) J2EE
13 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) MVC
2 26 (54.17%) Scrum
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) UML
5 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
8 6 (12.50%) SOA
9 5 (10.42%) OO
9 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Refactoring
10 4 (8.33%) SEO
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.25%) Android Development
11 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.25%) RUP
11 3 (6.25%) DSDM
11 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) VB
4 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.25%) Clojure
5 3 (6.25%) Groovy
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.08%) XAML
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.25%) Twitter
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Sencha
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss