Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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

Senior Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 99 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.62% 6.19% 7.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 6.33% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46 76 150
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,875 £52,750
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,260 1,564 2,309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.81% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,356 1,992
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 32 £45,000 - 8
Newport +3 9 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Caerphilly 0 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Bridgend - 2 £50,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £41,250 - 2
Senior Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) MVC
3 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
4 18 (38.30%) Mentoring
5 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
6 15 (31.91%) HTML
6 15 (31.91%) CSS
6 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (25.53%) TDD
9 11 (23.40%) Java
9 11 (23.40%) RESTful
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) Fintech
11 8 (17.02%) Spring
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (14.89%) MySQL
12 7 (14.89%) Web Development
13 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
13 6 (12.77%) OOP
13 6 (12.77%) OO
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.77%) Advertising

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Power BI
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Protractor
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
4 15 (31.91%) CSS
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 11 (23.40%) RESTful
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (17.02%) Spring
8 4 (8.51%) Kafka
8 4 (8.51%) SOAP
8 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.51%) Thymeleaf
9 3 (6.38%) CSS3
9 3 (6.38%) HTML5
9 3 (6.38%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) React
9 3 (6.38%) REST
9 3 (6.38%) Sass
9 3 (6.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Fintech
2 6 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) Mentoring
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) Web Development
6 6 (12.77%) Microservices
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) OOP
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) B2B
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) ETL
10 1 (2.13%) Open Source
10 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) C++
5 4 (8.51%) Go
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) C
6 2 (4.26%) Java 8
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Sencha
2 1 (2.13%) Tableau
2 1 (2.13%) Twitter