Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 28 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 91 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.81% 6.67% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 6.79% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 89 53
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £34,400 £33,038 £31,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £55,000 £49,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 778 1341 1550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.86% 98.31% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1212 1323
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,100
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) C#
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) RESTful
5 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) Spring
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 8 (26.67%) Web Development
8 7 (23.33%) SOAP
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) PHP
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) Node.js
10 5 (16.67%) Laravel

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 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) OLAP
5 2 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (6.67%) Power BI
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Grunt
3 1 (3.33%) gulp
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 11 (36.67%) RESTful
3 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) Spring
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (23.33%) SOAP
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 5 (16.67%) Laravel
7 5 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 4 (13.33%) LESS
8 4 (13.33%) WCF
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.00%) JPA
9 3 (10.00%) REST
9 3 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) DC/OS
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) MVC
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Microservices
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) API Integration
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) C
6 3 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) Go
6 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) Delphi
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter