Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 27 69
Rank change year-on-year -39 +42 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 78 204 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.85% 7.81% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 8.09% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 76 196 89
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,173 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
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 1973 2522 2699
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.59% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 2182 2276
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -31 45 £45,000 - 6
West Wales -25 23 £40,000 - 2
North Wales -21 2 £42,500 -5.56%
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 19 November 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 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (57.69%) SQL
3 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
4 36 (46.15%) .NET
4 36 (46.15%) CSS
5 35 (44.87%) C#
6 33 (42.31%) HTML
7 27 (34.62%) MVC
8 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET
9 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 21 (26.92%) TDD
10 21 (26.92%) Web Development
10 21 (26.92%) AngularJS
11 19 (24.36%) Java
11 19 (24.36%) Finance
11 19 (24.36%) Scrum
12 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
12 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (21.79%) jQuery
14 15 (19.23%) RESTful
14 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
14 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (16.67%) Ajax
16 12 (15.38%) OO
16 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (14.10%) DevOps
17 11 (14.10%) XML
17 11 (14.10%) Degree
18 10 (12.82%) WCF

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) MTS
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.26%) SaaS
4 6 (7.69%) PaaS
5 4 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.28%) FTP
1 1 (1.28%) LDAP
1 1 (1.28%) SMTP
1 1 (1.28%) SNMP
1 1 (1.28%) SSH
1 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.97%) MySQL
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.85%) OLAP
7 3 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (3.85%) Power BI
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.13%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) Moq
6 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Selenium
6 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.28%) Grunt
7 1 (1.28%) gulp
7 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Advertising
3 5 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) .NET
1 36 (46.15%) CSS
2 33 (42.31%) HTML
3 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 21 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (21.79%) jQuery
7 15 (19.23%) RESTful
8 13 (16.67%) Ajax
9 11 (14.10%) XML
10 10 (12.82%) Node.js
10 10 (12.82%) Spring
10 10 (12.82%) WCF
10 10 (12.82%) Web Services
11 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
12 8 (10.26%) CSS3
12 8 (10.26%) SOAP
12 8 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) DC/OS
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) MVC
3 21 (26.92%) TDD
3 21 (26.92%) Web Development
4 19 (24.36%) Scrum
5 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.38%) OO
8 11 (14.10%) DevOps
9 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.54%) Coaching
10 9 (11.54%) Microservices
11 8 (10.26%) OOP
12 7 (8.97%) BDD
12 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.97%) ETL
12 7 (8.97%) Front End Development
12 7 (8.97%) SDLC
13 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) SQL
2 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
3 35 (44.87%) C#
4 19 (24.36%) Java
5 10 (12.82%) C
6 9 (11.54%) Go
6 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.97%) PHP
7 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.69%) C++
8 6 (7.69%) Python
8 6 (7.69%) VB
9 5 (6.41%) R
9 5 (6.41%) Ruby
9 5 (6.41%) Scala
9 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.28%) Delphi
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) HND
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Ansible
1 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.85%) Terraform
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Facebook
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.28%) Twitter