Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 56 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 60 63 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.14% 4.12% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 4.21% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 133
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,125 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £46,250 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.19% +0.59% +6.25%

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 1,414 1,495 2,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.84% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,320 1,977
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,838 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -14 41 £45,000 +4.65% 7
Newport +18 13 £51,250 +7.89%
Caerphilly +3 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Bridgend - 2 £47,500 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £43,750 -
Senior Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 32 (53.33%) C#
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (48.33%) .NET
4 27 (45.00%) HTML
4 27 (45.00%) CSS
5 26 (43.33%) MVC
6 22 (36.67%) AngularJS
7 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 18 (30.00%) SQL
9 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (26.67%) Finance
10 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
11 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (23.33%) TDD
13 13 (21.67%) Scrum
14 12 (20.00%) PHP
14 12 (20.00%) MySQL
14 12 (20.00%) Linux
14 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (20.00%) jQuery
15 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (16.67%) SOAP
16 9 (15.00%) Fintech
16 9 (15.00%) React
16 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.33%) Microservices
17 8 (13.33%) Java
17 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
17 8 (13.33%) Open Source

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 2 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.33%) Slack
3 2 (3.33%) Trello
4 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (10.00%) GIS
4 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.67%) Big Data
8 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) CircleCI
2 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.33%) Protractor
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) .NET
2 27 (45.00%) CSS
2 27 (45.00%) HTML
3 22 (36.67%) AngularJS
4 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (20.00%) jQuery
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.67%) SOAP
7 9 (15.00%) React
8 7 (11.67%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) RESTful
8 7 (11.67%) Web Services
9 6 (10.00%) Laravel
10 5 (8.33%) CSS3
10 5 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (8.33%) REST
10 5 (8.33%) Spring
10 5 (8.33%) XML
11 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.00%) Fintech
2 7 (11.67%) User Experience
3 6 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Android
2 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) MVC
2 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 13 (21.67%) Scrum
6 8 (13.33%) Microservices
6 8 (13.33%) Open Source
7 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (10.00%) Android Development
8 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.67%) OO
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 3 (5.00%) DevOps
10 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.00%) OOP
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.33%) B2B
11 2 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) C#
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) PHP
5 8 (13.33%) Java
6 6 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Go
9 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Google
2 4 (6.67%) ESRI
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Zend
4 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Sencha
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter