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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 38 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.05% 2.54% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 2.60% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 23
Average salary £38,750 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,840 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,600
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
641 578 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.10% 97.80% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 543 470 536
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 40 (49.38%) SQL
2 29 (35.80%) Java
3 24 (29.63%) Unit Testing
4 22 (27.16%) HTML
5 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 18 (22.22%) Banking
5 18 (22.22%) Degree
6 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.99%) C++
7 15 (18.52%) J2EE
7 15 (18.52%) CSS
8 14 (17.28%) HTTP
8 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (17.28%) PHP
9 13 (16.05%) T-SQL
10 12 (14.81%) Objective-C
10 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.81%) jQuery
10 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
11 11 (13.58%) REST
11 11 (13.58%) HTML5
11 11 (13.58%) Android
11 11 (13.58%) Android Development
11 11 (13.58%) .NET
11 11 (13.58%) XML
11 11 (13.58%) Windows
11 11 (13.58%) OOP
11 11 (13.58%) MVC
11 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
11 11 (13.58%) Spring

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.17%) Apache
2 4 (4.94%) Node.js
3 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.23%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Staffware
2 1 (1.23%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
1 4 (4.94%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (8.64%) OLTP
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.94%) MySQL
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) OLAP
6 3 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.47%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) TestNG
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 18 (22.22%) Banking
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Billing
4 3 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) HTML
2 15 (18.52%) J2EE
2 15 (18.52%) CSS
3 12 (14.81%) jQuery
4 11 (13.58%) HTML5
4 11 (13.58%) REST
4 11 (13.58%) .NET
4 11 (13.58%) XML
4 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
4 11 (13.58%) Spring
5 9 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 9 (11.11%) iOS SDK
6 8 (9.88%) Struts
6 8 (9.88%) Web Services
6 8 (9.88%) CSS3
6 8 (9.88%) JSON
7 7 (8.64%) LINQ
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.41%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.17%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) iSeries
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Android
3 8 (9.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Unit Testing
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.58%) MVC
4 11 (13.58%) OOP
4 11 (13.58%) Web Development
4 11 (13.58%) Android Development
5 10 (12.35%) iOS Development
6 9 (11.11%) OO
7 7 (8.64%) ETL
8 6 (7.41%) Scrum
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) MVVM
9 5 (6.17%) OOD
10 4 (4.94%) Migration
10 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.94%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.70%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) SQL
2 29 (35.80%) Java
3 17 (20.99%) C++
4 14 (17.28%) PHP
5 13 (16.05%) T-SQL
6 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.81%) Objective-C
7 10 (12.35%) C#
8 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.94%) PHP5
9 4 (4.94%) Scala
9 4 (4.94%) Perl
9 4 (4.94%) VB
10 3 (3.70%) Ruby
10 3 (3.70%) XAML
11 2 (2.47%) Go
11 2 (2.47%) ECMAScript
11 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) RPG
12 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Zend
4 5 (6.17%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.94%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.47%) BEA
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
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