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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 16 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 78 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.99% 7.96% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.26% 8.14% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
693 663 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.61% 97.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 570 578 338
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 72 (66.67%) HTML
2 67 (62.04%) CSS
3 63 (58.33%) jQuery
4 60 (55.56%) MVC
5 58 (53.70%) C#
6 56 (51.85%) JavaScript
7 52 (48.15%) .NET
7 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
9 41 (37.96%) Java
10 39 (36.11%) SQL
10 39 (36.11%) SQL Server
10 39 (36.11%) AngularJS
11 35 (32.41%) Web Development
12 32 (29.63%) Ajax
13 29 (26.85%) Degree
14 27 (25.00%) Struts
14 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
15 26 (24.07%) CSS3
16 25 (23.15%) OOP
16 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
16 25 (23.15%) Computer Science
16 25 (23.15%) Marketing
16 25 (23.15%) Spring
17 24 (22.22%) Subversion
17 24 (22.22%) Web 2.0
17 24 (22.22%) OO
17 24 (22.22%) JSP
17 24 (22.22%) DHTML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (5.56%) CMS
1 6 (5.56%) IIS
1 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) Node.js
3 3 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) Fireworks
2 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.70%) MySQL
3 4 (3.70%) OLAP
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.22%) Subversion
3 21 (19.44%) Visual Studio
4 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.96%) TeamCity
5 12 (11.11%) AnthillPro
5 12 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 12 (11.11%) Hudson
6 7 (6.48%) Ant
6 7 (6.48%) Gradle
6 7 (6.48%) Maven
6 7 (6.48%) RSpec
6 7 (6.48%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (23.15%) Marketing
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 11 (10.19%) Advertising
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (66.67%) HTML
2 67 (62.04%) CSS
3 63 (58.33%) jQuery
4 52 (48.15%) .NET
5 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
6 39 (36.11%) AngularJS
7 32 (29.63%) Ajax
8 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (25.00%) Struts
9 26 (24.07%) CSS3
10 25 (23.15%) Spring
11 24 (22.22%) DHTML
11 24 (22.22%) JSP
12 20 (18.52%) HTML5
12 20 (18.52%) Web Services
13 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (10.19%) Ext JS
14 11 (10.19%) JDBC
14 11 (10.19%) JPA
14 11 (10.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Computer Science
2 24 (22.22%) Web 2.0
3 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.11%) Blog
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Android
1 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.56%) MVC
2 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.41%) Web Development
4 25 (23.15%) OOP
5 24 (22.22%) OO
6 21 (19.44%) SDLC
7 20 (18.52%) Scrum
8 15 (13.89%) TDD
9 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.11%) BDD
10 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.11%) Web Application Development
11 8 (7.41%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.48%) People Management
13 6 (5.56%) Project Management
14 5 (4.63%) Content Management
14 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
15 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.70%) C#
2 56 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 41 (37.96%) Java
4 39 (36.11%) SQL
5 16 (14.81%) PHP
5 16 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.11%) Ruby
7 5 (4.63%) C++
8 4 (3.70%) VB
9 3 (2.78%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Guidewire
4 2 (1.85%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
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