The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 84 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.03% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
1223 1332 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.60% 96.59% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1190 1021
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 £24,000
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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Wales

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 +16 12 £37,500 -8.53%
North Wales +3 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) OOD
7 4 (25.00%) XHTML
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (12.50%) WinForms
9 2 (12.50%) TDD

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SSDT
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) XHTML
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (6.25%) PLINQ
9 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.25%) Blog
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) OOD
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore