The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £41,125 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 31 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 52 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.24% 6.55% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 6.70% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 83 38
Median salary £41,125 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,375 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £49,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 969 1283 1362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.58% 97.72% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2797 3899 4278
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,844 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -13 34 £45,000 +11.80% 1
West Wales -11 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North Wales -3 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 65 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (54.21%) SQL
3 55 (51.40%) JavaScript
4 48 (44.86%) HTML
4 48 (44.86%) CSS
5 43 (40.19%) .NET
6 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
7 35 (32.71%) C#
8 34 (31.78%) MVC
9 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
9 33 (30.84%) AngularJS
10 32 (29.91%) ASP.NET
11 31 (28.97%) jQuery
12 28 (26.17%) Finance
13 23 (21.50%) Scrum
14 21 (19.63%) Web Development
14 21 (19.63%) ETL
14 21 (19.63%) Java
15 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (16.82%) Advertising
16 18 (16.82%) Spring
16 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
17 17 (15.89%) TDD
17 17 (15.89%) HTML5
17 17 (15.89%) Node.js
18 15 (14.02%) Mentoring
18 15 (14.02%) Oracle
19 14 (13.08%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (13.08%) Oracle Reports

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 6 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.67%) CMS
2 5 (4.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.87%) Apache
3 2 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (10.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.67%) MySQL
7 4 (3.74%) Big Data
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Oracle Forms
1 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.54%) JUnit
4 5 (4.67%) Mockito
5 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.87%) Moq
7 2 (1.87%) NUnit
7 2 (1.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) gulp
8 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) JIRA
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (26.17%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (44.86%) CSS
1 48 (44.86%) HTML
2 43 (40.19%) .NET
3 33 (30.84%) AngularJS
4 32 (29.91%) ASP.NET
5 31 (28.97%) jQuery
6 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (16.82%) Spring
7 17 (15.89%) HTML5
7 17 (15.89%) Node.js
8 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (13.08%) CSS3
8 14 (13.08%) REST
9 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
9 13 (12.15%) Ajax
9 13 (12.15%) SOAP
10 11 (10.28%) Entity Framework
10 11 (10.28%) Web Services
11 9 (8.41%) WCF
11 9 (8.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.93%) Fintech
3 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) MVC
3 23 (21.50%) Scrum
4 21 (19.63%) ETL
4 21 (19.63%) Web Development
5 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.89%) TDD
7 15 (14.02%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.08%) Front End Development
9 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.15%) Unit Testing
10 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.35%) OO
11 10 (9.35%) SDLC
12 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.48%) Microservices
14 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
14 7 (6.54%) Data Governance
15 6 (5.61%) Data Cleansing
15 6 (5.61%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) SQL
2 55 (51.40%) JavaScript
3 35 (32.71%) C#
4 21 (19.63%) Java
5 14 (13.08%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.48%) PHP
8 6 (5.61%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.67%) C
10 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) Twitter
4 3 (2.80%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Zend
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