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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 25 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.75% 1.52% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 1.56% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 15
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £31,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,700
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
638 641 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 97.71% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 527 529 490
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (45.00%) SQL
2 30 (37.50%) Java
3 25 (31.25%) HTML
3 25 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 20 (25.00%) Banking
5 20 (25.00%) Degree
6 18 (22.50%) CSS
7 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (20.00%) J2EE
7 16 (20.00%) MVC
8 15 (18.75%) .NET
8 15 (18.75%) C#
8 15 (18.75%) PHP
8 15 (18.75%) jQuery
9 13 (16.25%) Hibernate
9 13 (16.25%) C++
9 13 (16.25%) REST
10 12 (15.00%) Apple iOS
10 12 (15.00%) XML
10 12 (15.00%) HTTP
10 12 (15.00%) Scrum
10 12 (15.00%) Objective-C
10 12 (15.00%) Spring
11 11 (13.75%) OOP
11 11 (13.75%) Windows
11 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
11 11 (13.75%) Android
11 11 (13.75%) Android Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.50%) Node.js
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) Mule
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) INSURE/90
2 2 (2.50%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) GitHub
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) OLTP
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.25%) Big Data
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) OLAP
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Maven
4 2 (2.50%) Gradle
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) TestNG
5 1 (1.25%) StyleCop
General
1 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 20 (25.00%) Banking
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Billing
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) HTML
2 18 (22.50%) CSS
3 16 (20.00%) J2EE
4 15 (18.75%) .NET
4 15 (18.75%) jQuery
5 13 (16.25%) Hibernate
5 13 (16.25%) REST
6 12 (15.00%) XML
6 12 (15.00%) Spring
7 10 (12.50%) HTML5
7 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.25%) iOS SDK
8 9 (11.25%) Android SDK
9 8 (10.00%) Struts
10 7 (8.75%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.50%) Zend Framework
11 6 (7.50%) LINQ
11 6 (7.50%) CSS3
11 6 (7.50%) Web Services
12 5 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) iSeries
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) iPhone
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Android
3 9 (11.25%) Linux
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) MVC
4 12 (15.00%) Scrum
5 11 (13.75%) OOP
5 11 (13.75%) Android Development
6 10 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.25%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) OO
9 5 (6.25%) ETL
9 5 (6.25%) MVVM
9 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.00%) OOD
10 4 (5.00%) Migration
11 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.75%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.75%) Mobile Development
12 2 (2.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) SQL
2 30 (37.50%) Java
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) C#
4 15 (18.75%) PHP
5 13 (16.25%) C++
6 12 (15.00%) Objective-C
7 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.25%) Perl
8 5 (6.25%) Scala
8 5 (6.25%) PHP5
9 4 (5.00%) RPG/400
9 4 (5.00%) RPG IV
9 4 (5.00%) RPG
9 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) VB
10 3 (3.75%) XAML
11 2 (2.50%) Go
11 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Zend
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) Guidewire
4 4 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.50%) BEA
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