Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 74 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 -48 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 50 66 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.60% 3.40% 7.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.51% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 178
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,979 £33,750
90th Percentile £64,375 £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 1,838 1,880 2,312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.81% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,581 2,026
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,100 £23,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.28%

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 January 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 16 January 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 -6 45 £47,500 +1.06% 15
West Wales -6 3 £31,100 -19.74% 1
North Wales +8 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) HTML
2 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (32.00%) CSS
5 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.00%) C#
5 15 (30.00%) .NET
5 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (30.00%) Scrum
6 14 (28.00%) Java
6 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (22.00%) MVC
8 10 (20.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.00%) MySQL
8 10 (20.00%) XML
8 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (20.00%) JSON
9 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (18.00%) RESTful
9 9 (18.00%) REST
9 9 (18.00%) SOAP
9 9 (18.00%) PHP
9 9 (18.00%) TDD
10 8 (16.00%) Python
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
11 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.00%) Spring
11 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.00%) Serverless
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Slack
4 1 (2.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) HPCC
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.00%) JIRA
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) Mockito
4 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) Gradle
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Babel
6 1 (2.00%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.00%) gulp
6 1 (2.00%) Pylint
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) TestNG
6 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) HTML
2 16 (32.00%) CSS
3 15 (30.00%) .NET
4 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (20.00%) JSON
5 10 (20.00%) XML
6 9 (18.00%) REST
6 9 (18.00%) RESTful
6 9 (18.00%) SOAP
7 7 (14.00%) Spring
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.00%) jQuery
9 5 (10.00%) Sass
10 4 (8.00%) Laravel
10 4 (8.00%) Web Services
11 3 (6.00%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (6.00%) HTML5
11 3 (6.00%) LAMP
11 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.00%) Fintech
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Scrum
3 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.00%) MVC
5 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) API Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) OOP
9 4 (8.00%) SOLID
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) OO
10 3 (6.00%) OOD
10 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) PHP
5 8 (16.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.00%) VBA
7 2 (4.00%) Groovy
7 2 (4.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) ES6
8 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
1 3 (6.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Twitter
3 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Zend