The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 54 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.67% 4.17% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 4.34% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 51
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1084 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.41% 96.10% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 987 959 730
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
Wales

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -9 19 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Newport 0 9 £39,500 +3.26% 1
Bridgend +6 6 £38,500 -1.28%
Caerphilly - 4 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £34,000 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) .NET
3 27 (41.54%) HTML
3 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
4 24 (36.92%) C#
4 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
5 23 (35.38%) CSS
5 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.85%) Scrum
6 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.31%) MVC
7 21 (32.31%) Web Services
7 21 (32.31%) Java
8 18 (27.69%) Spring
9 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
9 14 (21.54%) WCF
9 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (20.00%) Java EE
10 13 (20.00%) XML
10 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (18.46%) OLAP
11 12 (18.46%) Hibernate
11 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
12 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
12 11 (16.92%) ETL
13 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (13.85%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) CMS
2 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) ImageReady
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (18.46%) OLAP
4 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
7 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (9.23%) MySQL
9 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Maven
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (4.62%) Hudson
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.54%) Moq
5 1 (1.54%) MSTest
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
2 27 (41.54%) HTML
3 23 (35.38%) CSS
4 21 (32.31%) Web Services
5 18 (27.69%) Spring
6 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (21.54%) WCF
7 13 (20.00%) Java EE
7 13 (20.00%) XML
8 12 (18.46%) Hibernate
9 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.31%) J2EE
10 8 (12.31%) JPA
11 7 (10.77%) HTML5
11 7 (10.77%) SOAP
12 6 (9.23%) Middleware
12 6 (9.23%) JSON
12 6 (9.23%) Silverlight
12 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) RIA
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Open Source
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) Kindle
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Arduino
6 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.54%) Blog
6 1 (1.54%) Social Network
6 1 (1.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Scrum
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) MVC
3 11 (16.92%) ETL
4 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.31%) UML
5 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.31%) Web Development
6 7 (10.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 7 (10.77%) TDD
7 6 (9.23%) OO
7 6 (9.23%) Data Management
7 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.69%) SEO
8 5 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 24 (36.92%) C#
2 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 21 (32.31%) Java
4 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.62%) Clojure
7 3 (4.62%) Scala
7 3 (4.62%) Groovy
7 3 (4.62%) VB
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) PHP5
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) XAML
9 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Twitter
4 4 (6.15%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.08%) Facebook
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe
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