The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 58 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.35% 2.61% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.69% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 45
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,339 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1139 967 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.39% 96.89% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 997 807 914
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in South Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Senior Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 27 £38,750 -0.64% 4
Bridgend - 3 £41,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £52,500 -
Newport - 2 £43,500 -
Glamorgan - 2 £37,500 -
Neath Port Talbot +3 1 £39,500 +5.33%
Torfaen -15 1 £40,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £43,500 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 48 (42.86%) SQL
2 32 (28.57%) Java
3 30 (26.79%) HTML
3 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 27 (24.11%) C#
5 27 (24.11%) .NET
6 23 (20.54%) MVC
6 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
7 22 (19.64%) Banking
7 22 (19.64%) CSS
7 22 (19.64%) Degree
8 21 (18.75%) XML
9 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 18 (16.07%) Windows
11 17 (15.18%) C++
11 17 (15.18%) Apple iOS
12 16 (14.29%) jQuery
12 16 (14.29%) Android
13 15 (13.39%) HTML5
13 15 (13.39%) PHP
13 15 (13.39%) J2EE
13 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
13 15 (13.39%) HTTP
14 14 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (12.50%) Web Services
14 14 (12.50%) Oracle
14 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 13 (11.61%) T-SQL
15 13 (11.61%) OOP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (5.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.89%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.89%) Mule
4 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) INSURE/90
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.79%) Staffware
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
1 4 (3.57%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) PaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) HTTP
2 5 (4.46%) SSH
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.25%) OLTP
6 6 (5.36%) MySQL
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.36%) Big Data
6 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.68%) OLAP
8 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.68%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.79%) Subversion
6 2 (1.79%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.89%) Maven
7 1 (0.89%) NUnit
7 1 (0.89%) TestNG
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
2 22 (19.64%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Finance
4 5 (4.46%) Advertising
5 4 (3.57%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.79%) HTML
2 27 (24.11%) .NET
3 22 (19.64%) CSS
4 21 (18.75%) XML
5 16 (14.29%) jQuery
6 15 (13.39%) J2EE
6 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
6 15 (13.39%) HTML5
7 14 (12.50%) Web Services
8 12 (10.71%) Spring
8 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
8 12 (10.71%) REST
9 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
9 9 (8.04%) iOS SDK
9 9 (8.04%) Android SDK
9 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.14%) JSON
10 8 (7.14%) Struts
10 8 (7.14%) CSS3
11 7 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) User Experience
2 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.89%) Xbox
3 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.89%) NHS
3 1 (0.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 17 (15.18%) Apple iOS
3 16 (14.29%) Android
4 10 (8.93%) Linux
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 23 (20.54%) MVC
4 14 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.61%) OOP
6 12 (10.71%) Scrum
6 12 (10.71%) Web Development
6 12 (10.71%) Android Development
7 11 (9.82%) iOS Development
7 11 (9.82%) ETL
8 10 (8.93%) OO
9 8 (7.14%) Migration
9 8 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.25%) OOD
10 7 (6.25%) CRM
11 6 (5.36%) MVVM
11 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) SQL
2 32 (28.57%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) C#
4 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.18%) C++
6 15 (13.39%) PHP
7 13 (11.61%) T-SQL
8 12 (10.71%) Objective-C
9 8 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.46%) RPG
10 5 (4.46%) PHP5
10 5 (4.46%) Scala
10 5 (4.46%) RPG/400
10 5 (4.46%) RPG IV
11 4 (3.57%) VB
11 4 (3.57%) Perl
12 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.68%) XAML
12 3 (2.68%) Ruby
13 2 (1.79%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) MCP
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.25%) Zend
4 6 (5.36%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.46%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.57%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.79%) BEA
8 1 (0.89%) SAP
8 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
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