The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 12 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.22% 6.84% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 7.34% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
West 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 Swansea 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
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 109 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 97.78% 93.16% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 103 66
Average salary £36,250 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Swansea region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Swansea

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Durandal
5 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) SaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) NUnit
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) NHibernate

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Durandal
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Autofac
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET