Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 70 53
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 67 65 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.79% 3.39% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 3.50% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 62 85
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £57,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 1,687 1,857 2,101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 96.87% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,538 1,804
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,962 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 0 64 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Wales +22 2 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) .NET
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
5 21 (31.34%) HTML
6 18 (26.87%) PHP
7 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
8 16 (23.88%) CSS
9 15 (22.39%) Java
10 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
11 13 (19.40%) SQL
11 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
12 12 (17.91%) MVC
12 12 (17.91%) TDD
13 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
14 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
14 10 (14.93%) Degree
14 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.93%) MySQL
14 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
15 9 (13.43%) jQuery
15 9 (13.43%) SDLC
15 9 (13.43%) .NET Core
15 9 (13.43%) DevOps
16 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
16 8 (11.94%) Coaching
16 8 (11.94%) Fintech

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 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
1 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) MySQL
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.96%) Big Data
5 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.97%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.97%) QlikView
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) HPCC
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) git-flow
5 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Ant
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) HTML
3 16 (23.88%) CSS
4 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
5 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
6 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.43%) .NET Core
7 9 (13.43%) jQuery
8 8 (11.94%) Spring
9 6 (8.96%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.96%) Laravel
9 6 (8.96%) React
9 6 (8.96%) REST
10 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.97%) Redux
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.48%) HTML5
11 3 (4.48%) Node.js
11 3 (4.48%) Vue.js
11 3 (4.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Mentoring
3 12 (17.91%) MVC
3 12 (17.91%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
4 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.43%) DevOps
5 9 (13.43%) SDLC
6 8 (11.94%) Coaching
6 8 (11.94%) Fintech
7 7 (10.45%) OOP
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Microservices
8 6 (8.96%) OO
8 6 (8.96%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.46%) Analytics
9 5 (7.46%) BDD
9 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C#
2 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) PHP
4 15 (22.39%) Java
5 13 (19.40%) SQL
6 7 (10.45%) C++
7 4 (5.97%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.99%) Go
8 2 (2.99%) Java 8
8 2 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Control-M
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.97%) Informatica
3 4 (5.97%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (5.97%) Talend
3 4 (5.97%) Teradata
4 1 (1.49%) RedGate
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.49%) Zend