Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 67 27
Rank change year-on-year -16 -40 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 53 82 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.56% 4.00% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 4.10% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 80 202
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £32,375 £32,950 £33,173
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 2,006 1,998 2,563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.46% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,651 1,735 2,223
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -8 46 £47,500 +5.56% 16
West Wales -2 5 £31,100 -23.45% 1
North Wales +4 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
2 23 (43.40%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) C#
6 17 (32.08%) AngularJS
7 16 (30.19%) SQL
7 16 (30.19%) .NET
7 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.30%) MySQL
9 14 (26.42%) Scrum
9 14 (26.42%) jQuery
9 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (24.53%) MVC
10 13 (24.53%) Java
11 12 (22.64%) PHP
11 12 (22.64%) SOAP
11 12 (22.64%) Python
12 11 (20.75%) XML
12 11 (20.75%) TDD
13 10 (18.87%) Linux
13 10 (18.87%) JSON
13 10 (18.87%) REST
14 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
14 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
14 9 (16.98%) Finance
15 8 (15.09%) Web Services
15 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
15 8 (15.09%) Android

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 3 (5.66%) Confluence
1 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Serverless
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.77%) GitHub
5 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.77%) Slack
5 2 (3.77%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) GIS
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) JUnit
2 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Mockito
3 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) CircleCI
4 2 (3.77%) Gradle
5 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Babel
5 1 (1.89%) gulp
5 1 (1.89%) Pylint
5 1 (1.89%) TestNG
5 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Games
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) CSS
3 17 (32.08%) AngularJS
4 16 (30.19%) .NET
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 12 (22.64%) SOAP
7 11 (20.75%) XML
8 10 (18.87%) JSON
8 10 (18.87%) REST
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.09%) Web Services
10 7 (13.21%) React
10 7 (13.21%) RESTful
10 7 (13.21%) Spring
11 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (11.32%) Sass
12 5 (9.43%) Laravel
12 5 (9.43%) RequireJS
13 4 (7.55%) Ajax
13 4 (7.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (15.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Fintech
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Android
3 7 (13.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 13 (24.53%) MVC
4 11 (20.75%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
5 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
6 7 (13.21%) Android Development
6 7 (13.21%) Microservices
6 7 (13.21%) Open Source
6 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) iOS Development
7 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) DevOps
9 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.66%) Line Management
10 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.96%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) Java
5 12 (22.64%) PHP
5 12 (22.64%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 2 (3.77%) Groovy
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) ES6
8 1 (1.89%) Java 8
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
1 3 (5.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Google
2 4 (7.55%) ESRI
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
3 2 (3.77%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau