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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 53 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.07% 6.13% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 6.35% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 76 34
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £35,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
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
1261 1276 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.85% 96.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1136 924
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 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
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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
South Wales -13 50 £38,500 -1.28% 9
West Wales +8 2 £36,750 -12.50% 2
North Wales 0 1 - -
Senior Developer
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (61.80%) SQL
2 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
3 37 (41.57%) .NET
4 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (34.83%) C#
6 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
6 28 (31.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (30.34%) T-SQL
8 26 (29.21%) HTML
8 26 (29.21%) Java
8 26 (29.21%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (29.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (25.84%) ETL
9 23 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
9 23 (25.84%) OLAP
9 23 (25.84%) CSS
10 21 (23.60%) Spring
11 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
11 20 (22.47%) Web Services
11 20 (22.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (21.35%) WCF
12 19 (21.35%) Scrum
13 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (19.10%) XML
14 16 (17.98%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (16.85%) Java EE
15 15 (16.85%) MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.36%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.74%) IIS
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (31.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (29.21%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (29.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (25.84%) OLAP
5 20 (22.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (10.11%) MySQL
9 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.12%) MS Access
11 1 (1.12%) SSDT
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (5.62%) Maven
2 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.49%) JUnit
2 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.37%) Selenium
3 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.37%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.25%) MSTest
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) Ant
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) Moq
5 1 (1.12%) Hudson
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.57%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) HTML
3 23 (25.84%) CSS
4 21 (23.60%) Spring
5 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
5 20 (22.47%) Web Services
6 19 (21.35%) WCF
7 17 (19.10%) XML
8 15 (16.85%) Java EE
8 15 (16.85%) Hibernate
9 11 (12.36%) Middleware
9 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
10 10 (11.24%) JPA
11 9 (10.11%) JSP
12 8 (8.99%) J2EE
13 6 (6.74%) WinForms
13 6 (6.74%) Silverlight
13 6 (6.74%) jQuery
13 6 (6.74%) HTML5
13 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) RIA
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Kindle
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Blog
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) ETL
2 23 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.35%) Scrum
4 16 (17.98%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (16.85%) MVC
6 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.36%) Data Management
7 11 (12.36%) Web Development
7 11 (12.36%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
8 10 (11.24%) OO
9 7 (7.87%) OOD
9 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.62%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.49%) UML
12 3 (3.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) SQL
2 31 (34.83%) C#
3 27 (30.34%) T-SQL
4 26 (29.21%) Java
5 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.74%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.37%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) VB
9 2 (2.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) XAML
10 1 (1.12%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) PHP5
10 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) MCSD
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) Facebook
4 1 (1.12%) Twitter
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