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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 33 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.44% 4.03% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 4.17% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 7
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,272 £45,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £68,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
628 551 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.67% 96.50% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 558 462 308
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 26 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 26 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (52.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (52.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (52.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (47.92%) ETL
5 23 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (47.92%) OLAP
6 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.92%) Data Management
9 11 (22.92%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (22.92%) Middleware
9 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (22.92%) Java
9 11 (22.92%) .NET
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (20.83%) Spring
11 9 (18.75%) Web Services
11 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 8 (16.67%) Scrum
13 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
13 7 (14.58%) C#

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (52.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (52.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (52.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (47.92%) OLAP
5 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 3 (6.25%) MySQL
10 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Maven
2 4 (8.33%) JUnit
2 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Middleware
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) Spring
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) XML
5 6 (12.50%) Java EE
6 5 (10.42%) JPA
6 5 (10.42%) SOAP
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.25%) JMS
8 3 (6.25%) Struts
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (6.25%) WCF
9 2 (4.17%) JAX-WS
9 2 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) ETL
1 23 (47.92%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Data Management
4 11 (22.92%) Data Cleansing
4 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) UML
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.92%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) VB
8 2 (4.17%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.08%) XAML
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
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