Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 59 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 51 49 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.23% 3.56% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 3.63% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 135
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,250 £34,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £55,980 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +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 1,541 1,350 2,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 98.11% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,299 1,191 1,944
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -21 36 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Newport +20 12 £51,250 +2.30% 1
Bridgend -2 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 26 (50.98%) HTML
2 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) CSS
4 22 (43.14%) C#
5 20 (39.22%) .NET
6 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 15 (29.41%) MVC
7 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (27.45%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) PHP
9 13 (25.49%) MySQL
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (23.53%) jQuery
10 12 (23.53%) TDD
10 12 (23.53%) Finance
11 11 (21.57%) SOAP
11 11 (21.57%) Linux
12 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
12 10 (19.61%) React
13 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
14 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (15.69%) Python
14 8 (15.69%) Java
14 8 (15.69%) Scrum
14 8 (15.69%) Android
14 8 (15.69%) Open Source
14 8 (15.69%) REST

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 (3.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.92%) Slack
2 2 (3.92%) Trello
3 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) GIS
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) CircleCI
2 2 (3.92%) Maven
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Babel
3 1 (1.96%) gulp
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Pylint
3 1 (1.96%) TestNG
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) CSS
3 20 (39.22%) .NET
4 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 12 (23.53%) jQuery
6 11 (21.57%) SOAP
7 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
7 10 (19.61%) React
8 8 (15.69%) REST
9 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
9 7 (13.73%) XML
10 6 (11.76%) JSON
10 6 (11.76%) Laravel
11 5 (9.80%) RESTful
11 5 (9.80%) Spring
12 4 (7.84%) Ajax
12 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.84%) Node.js
12 4 (7.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 6 (11.76%) Fintech
4 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Android
3 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) MVC
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) TDD
4 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.69%) Open Source
5 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) Android Development
7 6 (11.76%) iOS Development
7 6 (11.76%) Microservices
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) OO
9 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) DevOps
10 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
11 2 (3.92%) API Development
11 2 (3.92%) Code Optimisation
11 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.92%) SDLC
11 2 (3.92%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) PHP
5 8 (15.69%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Groovy
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) ESRI
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.92%) Zend
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Sencha
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau