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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 34 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 74 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.16% 5.14% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 5.44% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 71 35 36
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
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
1161 790 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.59% 94.38% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 660 810
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 4 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 4 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
(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 53 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Newport - 6 £35,283 -
Monmouthshire - 4 £50,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan -1 3 £29,051 +21.04%
Neath Port Talbot 0 2 £39,500 +5.33%
Torfaen -17 2 £42,000 +13.51%
Glamorgan - 2 £37,500 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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 63 (51.64%) SQL
2 35 (28.69%) Java
3 34 (27.87%) HTML
4 33 (27.05%) .NET
5 29 (23.77%) C#
6 28 (22.95%) Unit Testing
7 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (20.49%) MVC
8 25 (20.49%) CSS
9 24 (19.67%) JavaScript
10 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
10 23 (18.85%) XML
11 22 (18.03%) Telecoms
11 22 (18.03%) Degree
12 21 (17.21%) Banking
12 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET
12 21 (17.21%) C++
13 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
14 18 (14.75%) Web Services
14 18 (14.75%) Windows
14 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (13.93%) J2EE
15 17 (13.93%) PHP
15 17 (13.93%) jQuery
15 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
16 16 (13.11%) Android
16 16 (13.11%) Spring
17 15 (12.30%) ETL
17 15 (12.30%) HTML5
18 14 (11.48%) HTTP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (2.46%) Node.js
3 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) INSURE/90
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.64%) Staffware
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) GitHub
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) SSH
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.56%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.74%) OLTP
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.92%) OLAP
7 6 (4.92%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.28%) Big Data
10 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.82%) NUnit
5 1 (0.82%) Maven
5 1 (0.82%) JUnit
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) TestNG
5 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (18.03%) Telecoms
2 21 (17.21%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Finance
4 5 (4.10%) Advertising
5 4 (3.28%) Billing
6 2 (1.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) HTML
2 33 (27.05%) .NET
3 25 (20.49%) CSS
4 23 (18.85%) XML
5 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET
6 18 (14.75%) Web Services
7 17 (13.93%) J2EE
7 17 (13.93%) jQuery
8 16 (13.11%) Spring
9 15 (12.30%) HTML5
10 13 (10.66%) Hibernate
11 12 (9.84%) REST
12 9 (7.38%) iOS SDK
12 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
12 9 (7.38%) Android SDK
13 8 (6.56%) Struts
14 7 (5.74%) WinForms
14 7 (5.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (5.74%) LINQ to SQL
14 7 (5.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) Xbox
5 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
3 16 (13.11%) Android
4 10 (8.20%) Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Unit Testing
2 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.49%) MVC
4 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.30%) ETL
6 13 (10.66%) OOP
6 13 (10.66%) Web Development
7 12 (9.84%) Android Development
7 12 (9.84%) OO
8 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.02%) iOS Development
9 9 (7.38%) OOD
10 8 (6.56%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.56%) Migration
10 8 (6.56%) Scrum
11 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.92%) MVVM
12 6 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (4.92%) TDD
13 4 (3.28%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) SQL
2 35 (28.69%) Java
3 29 (23.77%) C#
4 24 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.21%) C++
6 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
7 17 (13.93%) PHP
8 12 (9.84%) Objective-C
9 8 (6.56%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.10%) VB
10 5 (4.10%) Ruby
10 5 (4.10%) PHP5
11 4 (3.28%) RPG/400
11 4 (3.28%) RPG IV
11 4 (3.28%) RPG
12 3 (2.46%) XAML
12 3 (2.46%) Perl
12 3 (2.46%) Scala
13 2 (1.64%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle
2 7 (5.74%) Zend
3 6 (4.92%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.10%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.28%) Guidewire
6 3 (2.46%) SAP
7 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.64%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.64%) BEA
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
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