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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 64 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 46 59 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.31% 4.53% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 4.68% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 67
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1360 1260 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.84% 96.77% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1091 1110
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -23 45 £40,000 +3.89% 7
West Wales +5 1 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 47 (54.02%) HTML
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 45 (51.72%) CSS
3 43 (49.43%) .NET
4 41 (47.13%) C#
4 41 (47.13%) MVC
5 38 (43.68%) Scrum
6 36 (41.38%) jQuery
6 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
7 33 (37.93%) SQL
8 32 (36.78%) Visual Studio
9 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.14%) Java
12 17 (19.54%) OOP
12 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
12 17 (19.54%) Mentoring
13 16 (18.39%) Spring
14 15 (17.24%) Degree
14 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
15 14 (16.09%) HTML5
15 14 (16.09%) Web Development
15 14 (16.09%) Finance
16 13 (14.94%) Web Services
17 12 (13.79%) People Management
18 11 (12.64%) CSS3
18 11 (12.64%) PHP
18 11 (12.64%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (4.60%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) INSURE/90
2 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
1 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.20%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) Big Data
4 5 (5.75%) DB2
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.05%) Ant
3 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.05%) Maven
4 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.60%) JUnit
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
6 3 (3.45%) Gradle
6 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.45%) JMeter
6 3 (3.45%) NetBeans
6 3 (3.45%) Selenium
6 3 (3.45%) Hudson
7 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.15%) NUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 5 (5.75%) Advertising
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) HTML
2 45 (51.72%) CSS
3 43 (49.43%) .NET
4 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 36 (41.38%) jQuery
5 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (18.39%) Spring
7 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 14 (16.09%) HTML5
9 13 (14.94%) Web Services
10 11 (12.64%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.64%) CSS3
11 10 (11.49%) WCF
12 9 (10.34%) J2EE
12 9 (10.34%) REST
13 8 (9.20%) Entity Framework
13 8 (9.20%) XML
13 8 (9.20%) Hibernate
14 6 (6.90%) WPF
14 6 (6.90%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) iSeries
3 4 (4.60%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) iPhone
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) DTV
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) MVC
3 38 (43.68%) Scrum
4 17 (19.54%) OOP
4 17 (19.54%) Mentoring
5 14 (16.09%) Web Development
6 12 (13.79%) People Management
7 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.64%) OO
8 9 (10.34%) SDLC
9 6 (6.90%) Software Architecture
9 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.60%) CRM
10 4 (4.60%) SOA
10 4 (4.60%) Web Design
10 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.45%) ITIL
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 41 (47.13%) C#
3 33 (37.93%) SQL
4 21 (24.14%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) PHP
6 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.75%) RPG/400
7 5 (5.75%) RPG IV
7 5 (5.75%) RPG
7 5 (5.75%) Scala
8 4 (4.60%) Perl
9 3 (3.45%) C++
9 3 (3.45%) Python
9 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) PHP5
11 1 (1.15%) Go
11 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) MCP
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) SAP
3 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe
4 1 (1.15%) Zend
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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