The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 22 51
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 105 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.16% 8.52% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 8.68% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 80 49
Median salary £47,500 £41,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% +3.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1210 1146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.21% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1028 1007
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in South Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in South Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in South Wales

Senior Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -17 32 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Newport -4 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Torfaen +13 4 £46,000 +8.23%
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South Wales region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 75 (58.14%) SQL
2 74 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (37.98%) CSS
4 47 (36.43%) JavaScript
5 45 (34.88%) HTML
6 43 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 41 (31.78%) Java
7 41 (31.78%) .NET
8 38 (29.46%) jQuery
9 36 (27.91%) C#
10 35 (27.13%) Finance
10 35 (27.13%) Spring
11 34 (26.36%) MVC
11 34 (26.36%) Scrum
12 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET
13 29 (22.48%) Hibernate
14 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
15 26 (20.16%) Mentoring
16 25 (19.38%) SOAP
17 23 (17.83%) REST
18 21 (16.28%) Oracle
19 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
19 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 18 (13.95%) SDLC
20 18 (13.95%) Unit Testing
20 18 (13.95%) ETL
20 18 (13.95%) PL/SQL
20 18 (13.95%) Software Engineering
21 17 (13.18%) T-SQL
22 16 (12.40%) Oracle Forms

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (6.20%) Apache
2 6 (4.65%) CMS
3 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.33%) JBoss
6 2 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) SaaS
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) Broadband
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.40%) Oracle Database
2 16 (12.40%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (10.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.20%) Big Data
6 7 (5.43%) MySQL
7 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.55%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.78%) GIS
12 1 (0.78%) OLAP
12 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (9.30%) JUnit
4 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.88%) Mockito
6 4 (3.10%) Maven
6 4 (3.10%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.10%) Subversion
7 2 (1.55%) Ant
7 2 (1.55%) Gradle
7 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.78%) Bower
8 1 (0.78%) Grunt
8 1 (0.78%) gulp
8 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Advertising
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.98%) CSS
2 45 (34.88%) HTML
3 41 (31.78%) .NET
4 38 (29.46%) jQuery
5 35 (27.13%) Spring
6 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET
7 29 (22.48%) Hibernate
8 25 (19.38%) SOAP
9 23 (17.83%) REST
10 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (12.40%) AngularJS
12 15 (11.63%) XML
13 14 (10.85%) Ajax
13 14 (10.85%) JSON
14 13 (10.08%) CSS3
14 13 (10.08%) HTML5
14 13 (10.08%) Node.js
15 12 (9.30%) XSLT
16 11 (8.53%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (8.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.10%) Fintech
2 4 (3.10%) iSeries
3 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.55%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) Android
2 3 (2.33%) Unix
3 2 (1.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.36%) MVC
2 34 (26.36%) Scrum
3 26 (20.16%) Mentoring
4 18 (13.95%) ETL
4 18 (13.95%) SDLC
4 18 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.95%) Unit Testing
5 15 (11.63%) TDD
6 14 (10.85%) OO
6 14 (10.85%) Web Development
7 12 (9.30%) Front End Development
8 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.43%) OOP
9 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.65%) Open Source
10 5 (3.88%) System Testing
10 5 (3.88%) Test Management
10 5 (3.88%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (58.14%) SQL
2 47 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (31.78%) Java
4 36 (27.91%) C#
5 18 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.18%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.75%) PHP
8 6 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.88%) Python
10 4 (3.10%) C++
10 4 (3.10%) RPG
10 4 (3.10%) RPG IV
10 4 (3.10%) RPG/400
11 3 (2.33%) C
11 3 (2.33%) Groovy
12 2 (1.55%) Scala
12 2 (1.55%) VB
12 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.28%) Oracle
3 4 (3.10%) Twitter
4 2 (1.55%) Nagra
4 2 (1.55%) Perforce
4 2 (1.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.78%) Zend
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