The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 27 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 107 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.03% 8.85% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 9.04% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 82 68
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,173 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
823 1184 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.09% 97.93% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1021 1022
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -13 32 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Newport -2 11 £50,000 +21.95%
Torfaen +12 4 £52,500 +32.07%
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 80 (58.39%) SQL
2 78 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (41.61%) CSS
4 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
5 52 (37.96%) HTML
6 49 (35.77%) SQL Server
7 46 (33.58%) .NET
8 43 (31.39%) Java
9 42 (30.66%) jQuery
10 40 (29.20%) C#
11 39 (28.47%) MVC
12 38 (27.74%) Scrum
13 36 (26.28%) Spring
14 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
15 33 (24.09%) Finance
16 32 (23.36%) Hibernate
17 31 (22.63%) Mentoring
18 28 (20.44%) SOAP
18 28 (20.44%) REST
19 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
20 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET Web API
21 20 (14.60%) SDLC
22 19 (13.87%) Front End Development
22 19 (13.87%) T-SQL
23 18 (13.14%) Oracle
24 16 (11.68%) PL/SQL
24 16 (11.68%) XML
24 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
24 16 (11.68%) Ajax
24 16 (11.68%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.57%) Apache
2 8 (5.84%) CMS
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.65%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.19%) JBoss
5 3 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) SaaS
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) HTTP
2 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) Broadband
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.49%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (6.57%) MySQL
6 7 (5.11%) Big Data
7 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.46%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.73%) GIS
11 1 (0.73%) OLAP
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.03%) JUnit
5 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.65%) Maven
8 4 (2.92%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.19%) Mockito
9 3 (2.19%) Subversion
10 2 (1.46%) Ant
10 2 (1.46%) Bower
10 2 (1.46%) Gradle
10 2 (1.46%) Grunt
10 2 (1.46%) gulp
10 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.73%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.73%) TestNG
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Advertising
3 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.65%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.19%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.73%) Billing
8 1 (0.73%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (41.61%) CSS
2 52 (37.96%) HTML
3 46 (33.58%) .NET
4 42 (30.66%) jQuery
5 36 (26.28%) Spring
6 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
7 32 (23.36%) Hibernate
8 28 (20.44%) REST
8 28 (20.44%) SOAP
9 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (11.68%) Ajax
10 16 (11.68%) XML
11 15 (10.95%) AngularJS
11 15 (10.95%) HTML5
12 14 (10.22%) CSS3
12 14 (10.22%) JSON
13 13 (9.49%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (9.49%) Node.js
13 13 (9.49%) Web Services
13 13 (9.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.92%) Fintech
2 4 (2.92%) iSeries
2 4 (2.92%) User Experience
3 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.46%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.57%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Android
2 3 (2.19%) Unix
3 2 (1.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.47%) MVC
3 38 (27.74%) Scrum
4 31 (22.63%) Mentoring
5 20 (14.60%) SDLC
6 19 (13.87%) Front End Development
7 16 (11.68%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.95%) ETL
8 15 (10.95%) OO
8 15 (10.95%) Web Development
9 14 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.49%) TDD
11 8 (5.84%) OOP
12 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.65%) Feasibility Study
14 5 (3.65%) OOD
14 5 (3.65%) Open Source
14 5 (3.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (58.39%) SQL
2 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 43 (31.39%) Java
4 40 (29.20%) C#
5 19 (13.87%) T-SQL
6 16 (11.68%) PL/SQL
7 12 (8.76%) PHP
8 5 (3.65%) Python
8 5 (3.65%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.92%) C++
9 4 (2.92%) RPG
9 4 (2.92%) RPG IV
9 4 (2.92%) RPG/400
10 3 (2.19%) Groovy
10 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.46%) C
11 2 (1.46%) Scala
12 1 (0.73%) Perl
12 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.14%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.46%) Nagra
4 2 (1.46%) Perforce
4 2 (1.46%) Twitter
4 2 (1.46%) Zend
5 1 (0.73%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.73%) Guidewire
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 6 days ago