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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 55 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 41 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 4.13% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.27% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 38
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
1146 889 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.58% 96.74% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 742 828
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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
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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 +1 26 £40,000 - 4
Newport - 3 £42,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 3 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £41,500 - 2
Glamorgan - 2 £37,500 -
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 £39,500 +5.33%
Torfaen -19 1 £40,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £29,051 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (44.74%) SQL
2 34 (29.82%) Java
3 32 (28.07%) HTML
4 29 (25.44%) .NET
5 28 (24.56%) C#
6 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (22.81%) Unit Testing
7 25 (21.93%) XML
8 24 (21.05%) CSS
8 24 (21.05%) MVC
9 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
10 22 (19.30%) Telecoms
11 21 (18.42%) Banking
11 21 (18.42%) Degree
12 20 (17.54%) C++
13 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 19 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 17 (14.91%) Web Services
14 17 (14.91%) jQuery
14 17 (14.91%) Apple iOS
15 16 (14.04%) Android
15 16 (14.04%) Windows
15 16 (14.04%) J2EE
15 16 (14.04%) PHP
16 15 (13.16%) T-SQL
17 14 (12.28%) HTTP
17 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.28%) Spring
17 14 (12.28%) HTML5

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.75%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Mule
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) INSURE/90
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.75%) Staffware
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
1 3 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.75%) PaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) HTTP
2 5 (4.39%) SSH
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MySQL
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.14%) OLTP
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.26%) Big Data
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.63%) OLAP
7 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) TestNG
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 22 (19.30%) Telecoms
2 21 (18.42%) Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Finance
4 6 (5.26%) Advertising
5 4 (3.51%) Billing
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.07%) HTML
2 29 (25.44%) .NET
3 25 (21.93%) XML
4 24 (21.05%) CSS
5 19 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.91%) Web Services
6 17 (14.91%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) J2EE
8 14 (12.28%) Spring
8 14 (12.28%) HTML5
9 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
10 12 (10.53%) REST
11 9 (7.89%) iOS SDK
11 9 (7.89%) Android SDK
12 8 (7.02%) Struts
13 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.14%) LINQ
13 7 (6.14%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (6.14%) CSS3
14 6 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Xbox
4 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Apple iOS
2 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Android
3 10 (8.77%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (22.81%) Unit Testing
2 24 (21.05%) MVC
3 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.40%) Web Development
5 12 (10.53%) OOP
5 12 (10.53%) Android Development
6 11 (9.65%) iOS Development
6 11 (9.65%) ETL
6 11 (9.65%) OO
7 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.89%) OOD
9 8 (7.02%) Migration
9 8 (7.02%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.14%) CRM
11 6 (5.26%) Scrum
11 6 (5.26%) TDD
11 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.26%) MVVM
12 4 (3.51%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) SQL
2 34 (29.82%) Java
3 28 (24.56%) C#
4 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.54%) C++
6 16 (14.04%) PHP
7 15 (13.16%) T-SQL
8 12 (10.53%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.39%) PHP5
11 4 (3.51%) Ruby
11 4 (3.51%) RPG
11 4 (3.51%) VB
11 4 (3.51%) RPG/400
11 4 (3.51%) RPG IV
12 3 (2.63%) Perl
12 3 (2.63%) XAML
12 3 (2.63%) Scala
13 2 (1.75%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) MCP
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 7 (6.14%) Zend
4 6 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.39%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.51%) Guidewire
7 3 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (1.75%) BEA
8 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Welsh Government
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,850 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Control 2K Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago