Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 25 44
Rank change year-on-year -45 +19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 66 189 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.44% 7.89% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 8.19% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 63 176 122
Wales median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,940 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,855 2,309 2,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.37% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,554 2,021 2,248
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,349 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -41 45 £47,250 -0.53% 7
West Wales -10 13 £38,750 +3.33% 5
North Wales -18 2 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.00%) C#
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 27 (40.91%) .NET
4 24 (36.36%) Java
5 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 22 (33.33%) RESTful
6 21 (31.82%) CSS
6 21 (31.82%) MVC
7 20 (30.30%) TDD
7 20 (30.30%) Scrum
8 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
9 16 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
10 15 (22.73%) Spring
10 15 (22.73%) Finance
10 15 (22.73%) HTML
11 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
11 14 (21.21%) Web Development
11 14 (21.21%) DevOps
12 13 (19.70%) Go
12 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
13 12 (18.18%) OO
13 12 (18.18%) Microservices
13 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
14 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (15.15%) NoSQL

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 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.58%) CMS
3 5 (7.58%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) MTS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) PaaS
4 5 (7.58%) SaaS
5 4 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) SMTP
1 1 (1.52%) SNMP
1 1 (1.52%) SSH
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.06%) MySQL
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (4.55%) OLAP
8 3 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.55%) Power BI
9 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Grunt
6 1 (1.52%) gulp
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) JMeter
6 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) .NET
2 22 (33.33%) RESTful
3 21 (31.82%) CSS
4 15 (22.73%) HTML
4 15 (22.73%) Spring
5 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
6 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
7 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (15.15%) WCF
8 9 (13.64%) SOAP
9 8 (12.12%) Web Services
10 7 (10.61%) jQuery
10 7 (10.61%) Kafka
10 7 (10.61%) Spring Boot
10 7 (10.61%) Thymeleaf
11 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.09%) CSS3
11 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (9.09%) XML
12 5 (7.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Fintech
3 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Android
1 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) DC/OS
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) MVC
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) TDD
4 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
5 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.21%) DevOps
6 14 (21.21%) Web Development
7 12 (18.18%) Microservices
7 12 (18.18%) OO
8 10 (15.15%) OOP
9 9 (13.64%) Coaching
10 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.12%) SDLC
11 6 (9.09%) BDD
12 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.58%) ETL
13 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (6.06%) SOLID
14 3 (4.55%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) C#
1 33 (50.00%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) Java
3 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) Go
5 10 (15.15%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) C
6 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.09%) Python
8 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.58%) R
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby
8 5 (7.58%) Scala
9 4 (6.06%) VB
10 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Delphi
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Ansible
2 7 (10.61%) Terraform
3 3 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Google
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Facebook
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.52%) Twitter