Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 26 64
Rank change year-on-year -39 +38 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 146 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.36% 6.73% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 6.87% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 139 72
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £33,800 £33,038 £31,375
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +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 1402 2125 2384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 97.97% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1904 2047
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -13 33 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Newport -15 8 £52,700 +10.95%
Torfaen -1 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Bridgend +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Senior Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) CSS
3 18 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (35.42%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) C#
5 15 (31.25%) Scrum
5 15 (31.25%) RESTful
6 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (27.08%) TDD
7 13 (27.08%) .NET
7 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) Spring
8 12 (25.00%) DevOps
9 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
9 11 (22.92%) HTML
10 10 (20.83%) SOAP
10 10 (20.83%) Go
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.83%) Node.js
11 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
11 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
11 9 (18.75%) MVC
11 9 (18.75%) Web Development
12 8 (16.67%) Web Services
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 8 (16.67%) Coaching

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 (10.42%) Apache Spark
1 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) MTS
2 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.50%) PaaS
4 5 (10.42%) SaaS
5 2 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.17%) OLAP
7 2 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.17%) Power BI
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Grunt
4 1 (2.08%) gulp
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) CSS
2 15 (31.25%) RESTful
3 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
4 13 (27.08%) .NET
5 12 (25.00%) Spring
6 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) Node.js
7 10 (20.83%) SOAP
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) CSS3
9 6 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.42%) Angular 2
10 5 (10.42%) Django
10 5 (10.42%) Laravel
10 5 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (10.42%) WCF
11 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
11 4 (8.33%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Android
1 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.17%) DC/OS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 15 (31.25%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 12 (25.00%) DevOps
6 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.75%) MVC
7 9 (18.75%) Web Development
8 8 (16.67%) Coaching
9 7 (14.58%) BDD
9 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.58%) SDLC
10 6 (12.50%) Microservices
10 6 (12.50%) OO
11 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (8.33%) OOP
12 4 (8.33%) SOLID
13 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) Go
5 6 (12.50%) C
5 6 (12.50%) C++
5 6 (12.50%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) R
6 5 (10.42%) Ruby
6 5 (10.42%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Delphi
9 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) HND
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Ansible
1 4 (8.33%) Terraform
2 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter