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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 35 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 75 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.96% 6.49% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 6.74% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 28
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
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
1054 1112 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.79% 96.19% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 936 986 793
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +2 37 £37,500 -31.81% 7
Newport +4 6 £39,500 +3.94%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £36,000 -
Neath Port Talbot +1 2 £35,500 -7.79%
Bridgend -9 2 £38,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (63.75%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 33 (41.25%) .NET
4 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (33.75%) C#
6 26 (32.50%) T-SQL
6 26 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (28.75%) ETL
8 23 (28.75%) HTML
8 23 (28.75%) OLAP
9 22 (27.50%) Java
10 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (25.00%) CSS
11 19 (23.75%) Web Services
11 19 (23.75%) Spring
11 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (22.50%) Scrum
13 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework
14 16 (20.00%) WCF
14 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (18.75%) Hibernate
15 15 (18.75%) Java EE
16 14 (17.50%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (13.75%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (28.75%) OLAP
5 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (11.25%) MySQL
9 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.25%) MS Access
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (6.25%) Maven
2 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.00%) JUnit
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (1.25%) Moq
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) HTML
3 20 (25.00%) CSS
4 19 (23.75%) Web Services
4 19 (23.75%) Spring
5 17 (21.25%) .NET Framework
6 16 (20.00%) WCF
7 15 (18.75%) Java EE
7 15 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 14 (17.50%) XML
9 11 (13.75%) Middleware
10 10 (12.50%) JPA
11 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.75%) JSP
13 6 (7.50%) J2EE
13 6 (7.50%) Silverlight
13 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (6.25%) JAX-WS
14 5 (6.25%) HTML5
14 5 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) RIA
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Kindle
5 1 (1.25%) Blog
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) ETL
2 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (22.50%) Scrum
4 16 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 13 (16.25%) MVC
6 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.75%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (13.75%) Data Management
8 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.00%) Web Development
9 8 (10.00%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.25%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.00%) OOD
13 3 (3.75%) TDD
13 3 (3.75%) UML
13 3 (3.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) SQL
2 27 (33.75%) C#
3 26 (32.50%) T-SQL
4 22 (27.50%) Java
5 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.50%) PHP
7 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.75%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.25%) XAML
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) PHP5
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) MCSD
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.25%) Facebook
4 1 (1.25%) Twitter
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