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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 37 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 68 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.67% 5.27% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 5.62% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 39 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
1171 818 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.66% 93.70% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 720 790
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 51 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Newport - 5 £30,565 -
Monmouthshire - 4 £50,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan +2 3 £29,051 +21.04%
Neath Port Talbot +3 1 £39,500 +11.26% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £36,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £44,000 - 1
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (59.17%) SQL
2 34 (28.33%) Java
2 34 (28.33%) .NET
3 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
4 28 (23.33%) C#
4 28 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 28 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 27 (22.50%) HTML
5 27 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (20.00%) XML
8 23 (19.17%) ETL
9 22 (18.33%) Degree
10 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
10 21 (17.50%) Banking
10 21 (17.50%) Telecoms
11 20 (16.67%) Web Services
11 20 (16.67%) CSS
12 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
12 19 (15.83%) Spring
12 19 (15.83%) MVC
12 19 (15.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (15.00%) Windows
14 17 (14.17%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.33%) J2EE
15 16 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 6 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.50%) Node.js
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
3 2 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) INSURE/90
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) SSH
3 3 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (15.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (11.67%) OLAP
6 14 (11.67%) OLAP Cube
7 11 (9.17%) MySQL
8 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (5.83%) OLTP
10 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (3.33%) Data Mining
13 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.50%) Selenium
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 2 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 21 (17.50%) Banking
1 21 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Billing
3 4 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.33%) .NET
2 27 (22.50%) HTML
3 24 (20.00%) XML
4 20 (16.67%) Web Services
4 20 (16.67%) CSS
5 19 (15.83%) Spring
6 17 (14.17%) ASP.NET
7 16 (13.33%) J2EE
8 15 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 14 (11.67%) jQuery
10 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.00%) HTML5
11 11 (9.17%) REST
12 9 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.50%) WinForms
13 8 (6.67%) Struts
13 8 (6.67%) Android SDK
13 8 (6.67%) iOS SDK
14 7 (5.83%) WCF
14 7 (5.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) RIA
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 15 (12.50%) Android
4 12 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Unit Testing
2 27 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.17%) ETL
5 19 (15.83%) MVC
6 12 (10.00%) OO
6 12 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.17%) OOP
8 10 (8.33%) OOD
8 10 (8.33%) Android Development
9 9 (7.50%) Web Development
9 9 (7.50%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.67%) Scrum
10 8 (6.67%) Migration
10 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 71 (59.17%) SQL
2 34 (28.33%) Java
3 28 (23.33%) C#
3 28 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.50%) C++
6 14 (11.67%) PHP
7 11 (9.17%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.17%) PHP5
10 4 (3.33%) RPG
10 4 (3.33%) VB
10 4 (3.33%) RPG/400
10 4 (3.33%) RPG IV
10 4 (3.33%) Ruby
11 3 (2.50%) XAML
12 2 (1.67%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.83%) Scala
13 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.17%) Zend
4 5 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.33%) Guidewire
6 3 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.67%) EPiServer
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago