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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.13% 4.33% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.46% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,908 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £43,000
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
629 493 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.32% 97.05% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 549 414 492
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,000 £51,700
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 1 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 41 (50.00%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) Java
3 23 (28.05%) HTML
4 22 (26.83%) Unit Testing
5 20 (24.39%) C++
6 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
6 17 (20.73%) Banking
6 17 (20.73%) Degree
7 16 (19.51%) J2EE
7 16 (19.51%) CSS
8 15 (18.29%) PHP
8 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
9 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (17.07%) jQuery
10 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.85%) XML
10 13 (15.85%) HTTP
10 13 (15.85%) Spring
10 13 (15.85%) Web Development
11 12 (14.63%) Hibernate
11 12 (14.63%) Objective-C
11 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
12 11 (13.41%) .NET
12 11 (13.41%) Web Services
12 11 (13.41%) MVC
12 11 (13.41%) Android
12 11 (13.41%) REST
12 11 (13.41%) Android Development
13 10 (12.20%) SQL Server

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (6.10%) Apache
2 3 (3.66%) Node.js
3 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SaaS
1 3 (3.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.54%) OLTP
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.10%) Big Data
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.66%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.66%) OLAP
7 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) TestNG
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
1 17 (20.73%) Banking
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) HTML
2 16 (19.51%) J2EE
2 16 (19.51%) CSS
3 14 (17.07%) jQuery
4 13 (15.85%) XML
4 13 (15.85%) Spring
5 12 (14.63%) Hibernate
6 11 (13.41%) REST
6 11 (13.41%) Web Services
6 11 (13.41%) .NET
7 10 (12.20%) HTML5
8 9 (10.98%) Android SDK
8 9 (10.98%) iOS SDK
9 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.76%) Struts
10 7 (8.54%) LINQ
10 7 (8.54%) CSS3
10 7 (8.54%) JSON
10 7 (8.54%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (6.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.41%) Android
3 9 (10.98%) Windows
4 8 (9.76%) Linux
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Unit Testing
2 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.85%) Web Development
4 11 (13.41%) MVC
4 11 (13.41%) Android Development
5 10 (12.20%) iOS Development
6 8 (9.76%) OOP
6 8 (9.76%) OO
7 7 (8.54%) ETL
8 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) OOD
10 4 (4.88%) Migration
10 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.66%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.66%) MVVM
11 3 (3.66%) TDD
11 3 (3.66%) Scrum
11 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.66%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) Java
3 20 (24.39%) C++
4 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.29%) PHP
5 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.63%) Objective-C
7 8 (9.76%) C#
8 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.88%) VB
9 4 (4.88%) Perl
9 4 (4.88%) Ruby
9 4 (4.88%) PHP5
9 4 (4.88%) Scala
10 3 (3.66%) XAML
11 2 (2.44%) Golang
11 2 (2.44%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Zend
3 5 (6.10%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (4.88%) Guidewire
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) BEA
6 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
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