The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 45 25 53
Rank change year-on-year -20 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 111 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.16% 7.96% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 8.11% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 86 52
Median salary £46,750 £40,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.72% +3.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1067 1369 1279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.56% 98.21% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1154 1100
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 54 £47,500 +13.77% 4
West Wales -10 3 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 97 (61.78%) SQL
2 85 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (43.95%) JavaScript
4 67 (42.68%) CSS
5 66 (42.04%) HTML
6 62 (39.49%) C#
7 56 (35.67%) .NET
8 52 (33.12%) jQuery
9 51 (32.48%) MVC
10 48 (30.57%) Java
11 47 (29.94%) SQL Server
12 45 (28.66%) ASP.NET
13 42 (26.75%) Scrum
14 36 (22.93%) Finance
15 35 (22.29%) Spring
16 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
16 30 (19.11%) Mentoring
17 29 (18.47%) Hibernate
18 28 (17.83%) HTML5
18 28 (17.83%) CSS3
19 25 (15.92%) SOAP
20 24 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
21 23 (14.65%) Oracle
21 23 (14.65%) REST
22 22 (14.01%) MongoDB
22 22 (14.01%) TDD
23 19 (12.10%) Software Engineering
23 19 (12.10%) Advertising
23 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
23 19 (12.10%) OO

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.10%) Apache
3 6 (3.82%) CMS
4 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.18%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.91%) JBoss
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) Broadband
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.01%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.19%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.64%) Neo4j
6 10 (6.37%) QlikView
7 8 (5.10%) Big Data
8 7 (4.46%) MySQL
9 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (10.19%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (7.64%) JUnit
4 11 (7.01%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.18%) Mockito
7 4 (2.55%) Maven
7 4 (2.55%) NetBeans
7 4 (2.55%) Subversion
8 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.27%) Ant
9 2 (1.27%) Gradle
9 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.27%) Moq
9 2 (1.27%) NUnit
10 1 (0.64%) Bower
10 1 (0.64%) Grunt
10 1 (0.64%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.64%) TestNG
General
1 36 (22.93%) Finance
2 19 (12.10%) Advertising
3 4 (2.55%) Banking
3 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.68%) CSS
2 66 (42.04%) HTML
3 56 (35.67%) .NET
4 52 (33.12%) jQuery
5 45 (28.66%) ASP.NET
6 35 (22.29%) Spring
7 29 (18.47%) Hibernate
8 28 (17.83%) CSS3
8 28 (17.83%) HTML5
9 25 (15.92%) SOAP
10 24 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (14.65%) REST
12 17 (10.83%) Ajax
13 16 (10.19%) AngularJS
13 16 (10.19%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (10.19%) Web Services
14 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (9.55%) XML
15 14 (8.92%) JSON
16 13 (8.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.55%) Fintech
2 4 (2.55%) iSeries
3 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.91%) User Experience
4 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.27%) AS400
4 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.27%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.27%) FMCG
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.10%) Linux
2 5 (3.18%) Unix
3 4 (2.55%) Windows
4 3 (1.91%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.48%) MVC
3 42 (26.75%) Scrum
4 30 (19.11%) Mentoring
5 22 (14.01%) TDD
6 19 (12.10%) OO
6 19 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 18 (11.46%) ETL
7 18 (11.46%) SDLC
7 18 (11.46%) Unit Testing
8 17 (10.83%) Web Development
9 14 (8.92%) Front End Development
10 9 (5.73%) OOP
11 8 (5.10%) Open Source
12 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.46%) OOD
13 6 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.18%) ERP
14 5 (3.18%) System Testing
14 5 (3.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.78%) SQL
2 69 (43.95%) JavaScript
3 62 (39.49%) C#
4 48 (30.57%) Java
5 18 (11.46%) PL/SQL
6 17 (10.83%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.37%) PHP
8 6 (3.82%) C++
8 6 (3.82%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.18%) Python
10 4 (2.55%) RPG
10 4 (2.55%) RPG IV
10 4 (2.55%) RPG/400
11 3 (1.91%) C
11 3 (1.91%) Groovy
12 2 (1.27%) COBOL
12 2 (1.27%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) VB
12 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) Oracle
3 4 (2.55%) Twitter
4 2 (1.27%) IBM
4 2 (1.27%) Nagra
4 2 (1.27%) Perforce
4 2 (1.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.64%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.64%) Zend
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