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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 26 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 111 80 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.39% 5.84% 5.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.55% 5.93% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 75 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1298 1348 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.11% 98.39% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1155 880
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +9 100 £40,000 +8.10% 9
West Wales -6 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Wales +11 3 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (65.22%) HTML
2 97 (60.25%) CSS
3 93 (57.76%) C#
4 89 (55.28%) .NET
5 88 (54.66%) JavaScript
6 86 (53.42%) MVC
7 77 (47.83%) jQuery
8 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (42.86%) ASP.NET
10 68 (42.24%) SQL
11 50 (31.06%) SQL Server
11 50 (31.06%) Microsoft
12 48 (29.81%) AngularJS
13 46 (28.57%) Java
14 44 (27.33%) Web Development
15 43 (26.71%) OO
16 37 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (21.74%) Degree
18 34 (21.12%) SDLC
19 32 (19.88%) Ajax
19 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
20 31 (19.25%) OOP
21 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
22 28 (17.39%) Scrum
23 27 (16.77%) Spring
23 27 (16.77%) Struts
23 27 (16.77%) Web Services
24 26 (16.15%) CSS3
24 26 (16.15%) Subversion
25 25 (15.53%) Marketing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.73%) CMS
2 6 (3.73%) IIS
2 6 (3.73%) Node.js
3 5 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) Fireworks
2 5 (3.11%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.11%) SaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) AMQP
1 2 (1.24%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.97%) MySQL
4 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.73%) OLAP
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.24%) Big Data
9 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.24%) QlikView
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.62%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.15%) Subversion
3 22 (13.66%) Visual Studio
4 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.94%) TeamCity
5 12 (7.45%) AnthillPro
5 12 (7.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (7.45%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.45%) Hudson
6 7 (4.35%) Ant
6 7 (4.35%) Gradle
6 7 (4.35%) Maven
6 7 (4.35%) RSpec
6 7 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.24%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.24%) JIRA
8 2 (1.24%) JUnit
8 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.24%) Mockito
General
1 25 (15.53%) Marketing
2 19 (11.80%) Finance
3 12 (7.45%) Advertising
4 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (65.22%) HTML
2 97 (60.25%) CSS
3 89 (55.28%) .NET
4 77 (47.83%) jQuery
5 69 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 48 (29.81%) AngularJS
7 37 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (19.88%) Ajax
9 27 (16.77%) Spring
9 27 (16.77%) Struts
9 27 (16.77%) Web Services
10 26 (16.15%) CSS3
11 24 (14.91%) DHTML
11 24 (14.91%) JSP
12 20 (12.42%) HTML5
12 20 (12.42%) WCF
13 15 (9.32%) XML
14 14 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (8.07%) JSON
15 13 (8.07%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.91%) Web 2.0
3 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.45%) Blog
5 3 (1.86%) AS400
5 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.86%) FMCG
6 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.97%) Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Android
2 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.86%) Unix
3 3 (1.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.42%) MVC
2 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (27.33%) Web Development
4 43 (26.71%) OO
5 34 (21.12%) SDLC
6 31 (19.25%) OOP
7 28 (17.39%) Scrum
8 23 (14.29%) TDD
9 19 (11.80%) OOD
10 16 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.07%) Front End Development
12 12 (7.45%) BDD
12 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.45%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.45%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.45%) Web Application Development
13 8 (4.97%) Project Management
14 7 (4.35%) People Management
15 6 (3.73%) ETL
16 5 (3.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (57.76%) C#
2 88 (54.66%) JavaScript
3 68 (42.24%) SQL
4 46 (28.57%) Java
5 20 (12.42%) PHP
6 16 (9.94%) VB.NET
7 15 (9.32%) Ruby
8 8 (4.97%) C++
9 4 (2.48%) VB
10 3 (1.86%) COBOL
10 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.86%) VBA
11 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.62%) Perl
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (31.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) Oracle
3 4 (2.48%) SAP
4 3 (1.86%) Guidewire
4 3 (1.86%) IBM
5 2 (1.24%) Tableau
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe
6 1 (0.62%) Sage
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