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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 22 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.81% 6.07% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.10% 6.59% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 19
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £50,000 £43,900
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
667 349 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.53% 92.08% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 586 293 431
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £47,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (60.23%) SQL
2 31 (35.23%) Java
3 24 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 23 (26.14%) HTML
5 21 (23.86%) T-SQL
6 19 (21.59%) C++
6 19 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (20.45%) Degree
8 17 (19.32%) Banking
8 17 (19.32%) Telecoms
8 17 (19.32%) J2EE
9 16 (18.18%) PHP
9 16 (18.18%) Spring
10 15 (17.05%) CSS
10 15 (17.05%) XML
11 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
12 13 (14.77%) Web Services
12 13 (14.77%) HTTP
12 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
12 13 (14.77%) jQuery
12 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
13 12 (13.64%) Objective-C
13 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (13.64%) Web Development
13 12 (13.64%) ETL
14 11 (12.50%) MVC
14 11 (12.50%) .NET
14 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.68%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
1 3 (3.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) HTTP
2 4 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.95%) OLTP
6 7 (7.95%) OLAP
6 7 (7.95%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.82%) MySQL
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) TestNG
4 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 17 (19.32%) Telecoms
1 17 (19.32%) Banking
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) HTML
2 17 (19.32%) J2EE
3 16 (18.18%) Spring
4 15 (17.05%) XML
4 15 (17.05%) CSS
5 13 (14.77%) Web Services
5 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.77%) jQuery
6 11 (12.50%) .NET
6 11 (12.50%) REST
7 10 (11.36%) HTML5
8 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
8 9 (10.23%) Android SDK
8 9 (10.23%) iOS SDK
9 8 (9.09%) Struts
10 7 (7.95%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (7.95%) LINQ
10 7 (7.95%) CSS3
11 6 (6.82%) JSON
11 6 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.50%) Android
3 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 19 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.64%) ETL
3 12 (13.64%) Web Development
4 11 (12.50%) Android Development
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.50%) MVC
5 10 (11.36%) iOS Development
6 9 (10.23%) OO
7 8 (9.09%) OOP
8 7 (7.95%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.68%) OOD
10 5 (5.68%) Scrum
11 4 (4.55%) Migration
11 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
12 3 (3.41%) Data Cleansing
12 3 (3.41%) Software Architecture
12 3 (3.41%) MVVM
12 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) SQL
2 31 (35.23%) Java
3 21 (23.86%) T-SQL
4 19 (21.59%) C++
5 16 (18.18%) PHP
6 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 12 (13.64%) Objective-C
8 9 (10.23%) C#
9 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.68%) VB
10 5 (5.68%) Ruby
11 4 (4.55%) PHP5
12 3 (3.41%) Scala
12 3 (3.41%) XAML
12 3 (3.41%) Perl
13 2 (2.27%) ECMAScript
14 1 (1.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Zend
4 5 (5.68%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.55%) Guidewire
6 3 (3.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) BEA
7 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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