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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 53 64 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.74% 5.58% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 5.82% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 42
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
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
1073 1100 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.06% 95.90% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 964 975 761
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 31 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Newport +5 10 £39,000 +2.63%
Bridgend -3 4 £38,500 -1.28%
Caerphilly - 3 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen - 2 £38,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £35,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 £35,500 -7.79% 1
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (54.93%) SQL
2 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
3 31 (43.66%) .NET
4 25 (35.21%) C#
4 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (33.80%) HTML
6 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (29.58%) Java
7 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
7 21 (29.58%) CSS
7 21 (29.58%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (28.17%) Web Services
9 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
9 19 (26.76%) OLAP
9 19 (26.76%) Scrum
9 19 (26.76%) Spring
9 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (25.35%) ETL
10 18 (25.35%) MVC
11 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
13 15 (21.13%) Java EE
13 15 (21.13%) WCF
13 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
15 12 (16.90%) XML
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (16.90%) Kimball Methodology

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (15.49%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
3 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.45%) CMS
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.82%) Confluence
5 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.58%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (26.76%) OLAP
3 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (11.27%) MySQL
6 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Maven
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.63%) JUnit
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.82%) Hudson
5 2 (2.82%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.41%) NUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Ant
6 1 (1.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
1 4 (5.63%) Advertising
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 24 (33.80%) HTML
3 21 (29.58%) CSS
4 20 (28.17%) Web Services
5 19 (26.76%) Spring
6 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
7 15 (21.13%) Java EE
7 15 (21.13%) WCF
8 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
9 12 (16.90%) XML
10 10 (14.08%) JPA
11 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
12 8 (11.27%) J2EE
12 8 (11.27%) Middleware
13 7 (9.86%) JSP
14 6 (8.45%) Silverlight
14 6 (8.45%) HTML5
14 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (7.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) RIA
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) Open Source
5 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.82%) Social Media
5 2 (2.82%) Kindle
6 1 (1.41%) EPoS
6 1 (1.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Scrum
3 18 (25.35%) ETL
3 18 (25.35%) MVC
4 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.27%) Web Development
7 8 (11.27%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (11.27%) Data Management
8 6 (8.45%) TDD
8 6 (8.45%) OO
9 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.63%) UML
11 3 (4.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) SQL
2 25 (35.21%) C#
3 21 (29.58%) Java
3 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.23%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) PHP5
8 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 2 (2.82%) Clojure
9 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.41%) XAML
9 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) MCSD
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Twitter
4 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.82%) Facebook
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