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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 33 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 5.73% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 5.95% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51 73 26
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £68,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1234 1311 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.32% 96.26% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1177 949
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 November 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 November 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 -8 47 £37,500 -2.59% 4
West Wales - 5 £45,000 - 1
North Wales -9 2 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 68 (62.39%) SQL
2 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
3 45 (41.28%) .NET
4 36 (33.03%) C#
5 35 (32.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (30.28%) HTML
7 33 (30.28%) T-SQL
7 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
8 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
9 29 (26.61%) CSS
10 28 (25.69%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (25.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (24.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (23.85%) Java
13 25 (22.94%) OLAP
13 25 (22.94%) ETL
13 25 (22.94%) OLAP Cube
14 22 (20.18%) Spring
15 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET
15 21 (19.27%) Web Services
15 21 (19.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
17 19 (17.43%) Scrum
18 18 (16.51%) Kimball Methodology
19 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (15.60%) XML
20 16 (14.68%) MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.59%) Node.js
3 4 (3.67%) CMS
4 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Internet
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
2 35 (32.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (25.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (25.69%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (24.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (22.94%) OLAP
5 25 (22.94%) OLAP Cube
6 21 (19.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (10.09%) MySQL
10 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.67%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.83%) OLTP
13 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.92%) SSDT
14 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.67%) Maven
3 3 (2.75%) Selenium
3 3 (2.75%) Subversion
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.75%) JUnit
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.92%) MSTest
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.92%) Ant
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Advertising
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.28%) .NET
2 33 (30.28%) HTML
3 29 (26.61%) CSS
4 22 (20.18%) Spring
5 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET
5 21 (19.27%) Web Services
6 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
7 17 (15.60%) XML
8 16 (14.68%) WCF
9 15 (13.76%) Java EE
9 15 (13.76%) Hibernate
10 13 (11.93%) jQuery
11 12 (11.01%) HTML5
12 11 (10.09%) Middleware
13 10 (9.17%) JPA
14 9 (8.26%) J2EE
15 8 (7.34%) JSP
15 8 (7.34%) WinForms
16 7 (6.42%) SOAP
16 7 (6.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.34%) RIA
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) Blog
5 1 (0.92%) EPoS
5 1 (0.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (22.94%) ETL
4 19 (17.43%) Scrum
5 18 (16.51%) Kimball Methodology
6 16 (14.68%) MVC
7 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.93%) OO
9 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce
10 11 (10.09%) Data Management
10 11 (10.09%) Web Development
10 11 (10.09%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.34%) OOD
12 7 (6.42%) TDD
13 6 (5.50%) OOP
13 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.67%) Software Testing
14 4 (3.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 68 (62.39%) SQL
2 36 (33.03%) C#
3 33 (30.28%) T-SQL
4 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (23.85%) Java
6 10 (9.17%) C++
7 8 (7.34%) PHP
7 8 (7.34%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.67%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.75%) Ruby
10 2 (1.83%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.83%) VB
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.92%) XPath
11 1 (0.92%) Scala
11 1 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) MCSD
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) SAP
3 3 (2.75%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
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