Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 60 71
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 63 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.74% 3.48% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 3.65% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 66
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £41,187 £34,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £54,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 986 1,725 1,855
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.41% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1,488 1,515
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,575 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +22 54 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Wales +8 4 £52,000 +15.56% 2
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) DevOps
3 20 (33.90%) Java
4 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) Spring
6 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
7 14 (23.73%) Azure
8 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.64%) C#
10 11 (18.64%) Degree
11 10 (16.95%) Python
11 10 (16.95%) GCP
11 10 (16.95%) Big Data
11 10 (16.95%) Public Sector
12 9 (15.25%) REST
12 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
12 9 (15.25%) Apache
12 9 (15.25%) Web Services
12 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (15.25%) HTML
12 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.25%) .NET
12 9 (15.25%) CSS
12 9 (15.25%) MVC
12 9 (15.25%) Scrum
12 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
13 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.56%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared

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 9 (15.25%) Apache
2 8 (13.56%) Apache Spark
2 8 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Azure
2 10 (16.95%) GCP
3 8 (13.56%) GitHub
3 8 (13.56%) Stackdriver
4 7 (11.86%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (11.86%) Power Platform
5 5 (8.47%) AWS
6 2 (3.39%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SNMP
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.95%) Big Data
4 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (8.47%) OLTP
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (8.47%) Power BI
7 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.39%) Biml
8 2 (3.39%) MySQL
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.56%) Gradle
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.39%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) MbUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.95%) Public Sector
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Games
4 5 (8.47%) Military
5 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Spring
2 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) CSS
2 9 (15.25%) HTML
2 9 (15.25%) REST
2 9 (15.25%) Web Services
3 8 (13.56%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (13.56%) Spring Integration
4 7 (11.86%) React
5 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.47%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) Play Framework
6 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) Symfony
7 4 (6.78%) CSS3
7 4 (6.78%) HTML5
7 4 (6.78%) Java SE
7 4 (6.78%) Node.js
8 3 (5.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) DevOps
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.25%) MVC
3 9 (15.25%) Scrum
3 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.56%) API Integration
4 8 (13.56%) CRM
4 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.56%) ETL
4 8 (13.56%) ITSM
4 8 (13.56%) Service Management
5 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.17%) Coaching
5 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.47%) Data Governance
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) C
6 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) Scala
7 5 (8.47%) C++
7 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.69%) ES6
9 1 (1.69%) ES7
9 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
2 8 (13.56%) Grafana
2 8 (13.56%) Terraform
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Google
1 8 (13.56%) ServiceNow
1 8 (13.56%) Splunk
2 7 (11.86%) Tableau
3 6 (10.17%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) Zend
7 1 (1.69%) SAP