Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 69 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -40 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 45 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.71% 3.17% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.23% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 138
South Wales median annual salary £48,750 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,550 £33,173
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,160 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,535 1,392 2,097
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 98.10% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,285 1,240 1,884
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -8 36 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Newport +7 6 £46,250 -12.24% 1
Bridgend -5 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Senior Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) C#
6 10 (23.26%) Java
6 10 (23.26%) PHP
6 10 (23.26%) .NET
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) jQuery
6 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) MySQL
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) SOAP
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) Linux
9 7 (16.28%) MVC
9 7 (16.28%) Spring
10 6 (13.95%) Python
10 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.95%) RESTful

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 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.65%) Slack
3 2 (4.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) HPCC
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) CircleCI
3 2 (4.65%) Gradle
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Babel
4 1 (2.33%) gulp
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Pylint
4 1 (2.33%) TestNG
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
3 10 (23.26%) jQuery
4 7 (16.28%) SOAP
4 7 (16.28%) Spring
4 7 (16.28%) Web Services
5 6 (13.95%) REST
5 6 (13.95%) RESTful
6 5 (11.63%) Laravel
6 5 (11.63%) React
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.30%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) Django
8 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 3 (6.98%) JSON
8 3 (6.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Fintech
3 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Android
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
5 6 (13.95%) SDLC
5 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Android Development
7 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
7 4 (9.30%) Microservices
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.98%) SOLID
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.58%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) VBA
6 2 (4.65%) Groovy
6 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) ES6
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Google
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.98%) Twitter
2 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.65%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) ESRI
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore