Period
to 18 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 87 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 68 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.50% 2.55% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 2.64% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 65 49 77
Wales median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,550 £32,250 £32,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1,860 1,973 1,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.76% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 1,621 1,717
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,782 £24,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +17 58 £45,250 -4.74% 12
West Wales +16 8 £50,000 +60.77% 7
North Wales +3 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.82%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) .NET
4 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
5 21 (30.88%) Java
6 20 (29.41%) HTML
7 19 (27.94%) Azure
7 19 (27.94%) DevOps
8 17 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 16 (23.53%) PHP
10 15 (22.06%) CSS
11 14 (20.59%) SQL
11 14 (20.59%) Spring
12 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
12 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
12 13 (19.12%) jQuery
12 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.65%) React
14 11 (16.18%) REST
15 10 (14.71%) SDLC
15 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
16 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
16 9 (13.24%) Microservices
17 8 (11.76%) User Experience
17 8 (11.76%) Docker
17 8 (11.76%) TypeScript
17 8 (11.76%) RESTful

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 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) WordPress
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Drupal
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Azure
2 8 (11.76%) AWS
3 2 (2.94%) GCP
3 2 (2.94%) Heroku
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Firebase
4 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
1 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) GIS
6 1 (1.47%) HPCC
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Grunt
2 5 (7.35%) gulp
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.88%) webpack
4 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
3 20 (29.41%) HTML
4 15 (22.06%) CSS
5 14 (20.59%) Spring
6 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
6 13 (19.12%) jQuery
7 12 (17.65%) React
8 11 (16.18%) REST
9 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.76%) .NET Core
10 8 (11.76%) RESTful
11 7 (10.29%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.29%) NgRx
11 7 (10.29%) RxJS
11 7 (10.29%) Sass
11 7 (10.29%) Vue.js
11 7 (10.29%) Web Services
12 6 (8.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) User Experience
2 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 17 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.71%) SDLC
6 9 (13.24%) Microservices
7 7 (10.29%) Functional Programming
7 7 (10.29%) OOP
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) MVC
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) TDD
8 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.35%) Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Coaching
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.35%) Data Science
10 4 (5.88%) Project Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 23 (33.82%) C#
3 21 (30.88%) Java
4 16 (23.53%) PHP
5 14 (20.59%) SQL
6 8 (11.76%) TypeScript
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 3 (4.41%) Go
9 2 (2.94%) Scala
9 2 (2.94%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.47%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.47%) Zend