The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 44 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 55 66 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.17% 5.07% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 5.28% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 57
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1268 1250 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.21% 96.01% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1111 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 Wales

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Wales

Senior Developer
Job Locations in 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 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
(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
South Wales -13 53 £38,500 -1.28% 12
West Wales +13 2 £36,750 -12.50%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 45 (54.88%) SQL
2 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 37 (45.12%) SQL Server
3 31 (37.80%) C#
4 28 (34.15%) HTML
5 27 (32.93%) Java
5 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
6 25 (30.49%) CSS
7 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
8 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (25.61%) Web Services
9 21 (25.61%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (25.61%) Spring
9 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (24.39%) Scrum
10 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (23.17%) T-SQL
11 19 (23.17%) OLAP
11 19 (23.17%) MVC
12 18 (21.95%) ETL
12 18 (21.95%) .NET Framework
13 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (20.73%) WCF
14 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (18.29%) Java EE
16 14 (17.07%) XML
16 14 (17.07%) Hibernate
17 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (13.41%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.32%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.44%) Confluence
5 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (25.61%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (23.17%) OLAP
6 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (10.98%) MySQL
9 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Maven
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.88%) JUnit
3 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) Hudson
4 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.44%) Xcode
6 1 (1.22%) NUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Ant
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.22%) MSTest
6 1 (1.22%) Moq
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
1 4 (4.88%) Advertising
2 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) HTML
3 25 (30.49%) CSS
4 21 (25.61%) Web Services
4 21 (25.61%) Spring
5 18 (21.95%) .NET Framework
6 17 (20.73%) WCF
7 15 (18.29%) Java EE
8 14 (17.07%) XML
8 14 (17.07%) Hibernate
9 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.20%) J2EE
10 10 (12.20%) JPA
11 9 (10.98%) JSP
11 9 (10.98%) HTML5
12 8 (9.76%) Middleware
13 6 (7.32%) Silverlight
13 6 (7.32%) jQuery
13 6 (7.32%) XHTML
13 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) RIA
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.44%) Social Media
5 2 (2.44%) Kindle
6 1 (1.22%) EPoS
6 1 (1.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Scrum
3 19 (23.17%) MVC
4 18 (21.95%) ETL
5 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 11 (13.41%) Web Development
8 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.98%) OO
8 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.76%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (9.76%) TDD
9 8 (9.76%) Data Management
10 6 (7.32%) OOD
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.88%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) C#
3 27 (32.93%) Java
4 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.17%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.54%) PHP
7 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.88%) Scala
9 3 (3.66%) VB
9 3 (3.66%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (2.44%) Clojure
10 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.44%) PHP5
10 2 (2.44%) Groovy
11 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.22%) VBA
11 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSD
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Twitter
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.44%) Facebook
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000 - £32220 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago