The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 72 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.44% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.45% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £49,393 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +11.11%
Senior Software 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
652 666 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.64% 98.67% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 606 590 497
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft