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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 94 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 6 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 0.66% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.69% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1320 1164 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.38% 96.36% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 974 1097
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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
(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 -5 6 £43,750 +34.61% 3
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Advertising
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XHTML
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft