The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.53% 6.82% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 6.95% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 27
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,600
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 480 676 735
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.36% 98.11% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 590 599
Median salary £40,000 £36,378 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.95% -2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Cardiff

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
4 20 (33.90%) Java
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
6 18 (30.51%) Spring
6 18 (30.51%) CSS
7 16 (27.12%) HTML
8 15 (25.42%) .NET
9 14 (23.73%) Advertising
9 14 (23.73%) Scrum
9 14 (23.73%) REST
10 13 (22.03%) Finance
10 13 (22.03%) C#
10 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
10 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
11 12 (20.34%) SOAP
12 11 (18.64%) MVC
12 11 (18.64%) Node.js
13 10 (16.95%) Web Services
14 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
14 9 (15.25%) ETL
14 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
15 8 (13.56%) CSS3
15 8 (13.56%) TDD

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.47%) CMS
2 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) JUnit
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Mockito
3 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.39%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) gulp
6 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (23.73%) Advertising
2 13 (22.03%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
2 18 (30.51%) CSS
2 18 (30.51%) Spring
3 16 (27.12%) HTML
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
5 14 (23.73%) REST
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.34%) SOAP
8 11 (18.64%) Node.js
9 10 (16.95%) Web Services
10 8 (13.56%) CSS3
10 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
10 8 (13.56%) HTML5
11 7 (11.86%) jQuery
12 6 (10.17%) Apache Camel
13 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
13 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
13 5 (8.47%) Java EE
13 5 (8.47%) JPA
13 5 (8.47%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Scrum
3 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
4 11 (18.64%) MVC
5 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.25%) ETL
5 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
7 7 (11.86%) Data Governance
7 7 (11.86%) Web Development
8 6 (10.17%) Analytics
8 6 (10.17%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (10.17%) Visualisation
9 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.47%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.90%) Java
4 13 (22.03%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.39%) Twitter
4 1 (1.69%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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