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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 32 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 49 79 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.64% 6.53% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 6.78% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 74 22
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,250 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1023 1166 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.97% 96.44% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1036 884
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +7 34 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Newport 0 5 £39,000 +2.63%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 4 £36,000 -
Neath Port Talbot +4 2 £35,500 -7.79%
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Bridgend -11 1 £38,500 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (64.56%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) SQL Server
3 32 (40.51%) .NET
4 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (32.91%) T-SQL
5 26 (32.91%) C#
5 26 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (32.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (32.91%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (31.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
8 23 (29.11%) ETL
8 23 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (29.11%) Java
8 23 (29.11%) OLAP
9 20 (25.32%) HTML
9 20 (25.32%) Spring
10 19 (24.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (22.78%) Scrum
11 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
11 18 (22.78%) Web Services
12 17 (21.52%) CSS
12 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
13 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (20.25%) Kimball Methodology
14 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
14 15 (18.99%) Java EE
14 15 (18.99%) WCF
15 13 (16.46%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (32.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (31.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (29.11%) OLAP
5 19 (24.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (11.39%) MySQL
9 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.27%) MS Access
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Maven
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.06%) JUnit
2 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.80%) Selenium
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) NUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Ant
5 1 (1.27%) MSTest
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) .NET
2 20 (25.32%) HTML
2 20 (25.32%) Spring
3 18 (22.78%) Web Services
4 17 (21.52%) CSS
4 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
5 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
5 15 (18.99%) Java EE
5 15 (18.99%) WCF
6 13 (16.46%) XML
7 11 (13.92%) Middleware
8 10 (12.66%) JPA
9 7 (8.86%) JSP
9 7 (8.86%) J2EE
10 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.59%) WinForms
11 5 (6.33%) Silverlight
11 5 (6.33%) JAX-WS
11 5 (6.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) RIA
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.27%) Blog
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) ETL
2 23 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (22.78%) Scrum
4 16 (20.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.92%) MVC
6 11 (13.92%) Data Management
6 11 (13.92%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.13%) Web Development
8 8 (10.13%) OO
9 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.06%) OOD
10 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.80%) TDD
11 3 (3.80%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 51 (64.56%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) T-SQL
2 26 (32.91%) C#
3 23 (29.11%) Java
4 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
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