Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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

Senior Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 51 27
Rank change year-on-year -21 -24 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 64 107 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.40% 5.14% 7.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 5.30% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 84 169
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £52,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,816 2,018 2,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 97.02% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,710 2,238
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,225 £21,918
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
South Wales -15 54 £47,500 +5.56% 15
West Wales +3 8 £45,000 +12.50%
North Wales -6 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 41 (64.06%) C#
2 38 (59.38%) .NET
3 37 (57.81%) MVC
4 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 24 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
8 22 (34.38%) CSS
8 22 (34.38%) SQL
8 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
9 21 (32.81%) HTML
10 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (23.44%) Scrum
13 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (20.31%) TDD
14 12 (18.75%) Finance
15 10 (15.63%) Java
15 10 (15.63%) RESTful
15 10 (15.63%) Fintech
16 9 (14.06%) Microservices
16 9 (14.06%) jQuery
16 9 (14.06%) MySQL
16 9 (14.06%) Linux
17 8 (12.50%) SOAP
17 8 (12.50%) PHP
17 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (10.94%) Spring

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.81%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.81%) GIS
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.56%) Big Data
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.56%) Power BI
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.13%) Protractor
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) .NET
2 24 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET
4 22 (34.38%) CSS
5 21 (32.81%) HTML
6 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (15.63%) RESTful
8 9 (14.06%) jQuery
9 8 (12.50%) SOAP
10 7 (10.94%) Spring
11 6 (9.38%) React
11 6 (9.38%) REST
11 6 (9.38%) Web Services
12 5 (7.81%) JSON
13 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.25%) Node.js
13 4 (6.25%) RequireJS
13 4 (6.25%) Spring Boot
14 3 (4.69%) CSS3
14 3 (4.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Fintech
2 7 (10.94%) User Experience
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Android
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) MVC
2 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
3 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Scrum
5 13 (20.31%) TDD
6 9 (14.06%) Microservices
7 7 (10.94%) Web Development
8 6 (9.38%) OOP
9 5 (7.81%) OO
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.69%) Android Development
11 3 (4.69%) DevOps
11 3 (4.69%) ETL
11 3 (4.69%) Front End Development
11 3 (4.69%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.69%) SDLC
11 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) C#
2 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 8 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Go
8 2 (3.13%) C
8 2 (3.13%) Java 8
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (4.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) ESRI
2 3 (4.69%) Google
3 2 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Sencha
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter