The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.35% 1.65% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.67% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 6
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% -8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £36,800 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 553 658 636
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.05% 98.65% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 484 544 548
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Cardiff

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery

Senior Software 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft