Senior Developer Jobs in Wales

Senior Developer
UK > Wales

The median Senior Developer salary in Wales is £55,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

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

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 52 67 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 73 64 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.59% 4.11% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 4.45% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 57
10th Percentile £44,815 £42,375 £40,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,563 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £64,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,110 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

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.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,543 1,437 1,715
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 92.23% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 838 1,115
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £32,616 £36,250 £35,745
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,400 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,571 £74,125 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Wales

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

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 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +20 69 £55,000 -8.33% 14
West Wales -5 3 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2024, Senior Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 25 (34.25%) AWS
2 24 (32.88%) C#
2 24 (32.88%) Agile
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 22 (30.14%) Social Skills
4 21 (28.77%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (21.92%) Actionable Insight
6 15 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (20.55%) .NET
6 15 (20.55%) Git
6 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
7 14 (19.18%) PHP
7 14 (19.18%) Full Stack Development
8 13 (17.81%) Azure
8 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.07%) Finance
9 11 (15.07%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (13.70%) Migration
10 10 (13.70%) Scrum
10 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
10 10 (13.70%) Oracle
10 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
10 10 (13.70%) DevOps
10 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
10 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
10 10 (13.70%) CI/CD

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) WordPress
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.25%) AWS
2 13 (17.81%) Azure
3 9 (12.33%) Power Platform
3 9 (12.33%) PowerApps
4 7 (9.59%) WhatsApp
5 4 (5.48%) iPaaS
5 4 (5.48%) PaaS
6 3 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.11%) Power Automate
7 2 (2.74%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (2.74%) npm
7 2 (2.74%) SaaS
8 1 (1.37%) GitHub
8 1 (1.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git
2 3 (4.11%) Cypress.io
3 2 (2.74%) Grunt
3 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.74%) webpack
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (30.14%) Social Skills
2 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.07%) Finance
4 7 (9.59%) Welsh Language
5 5 (6.85%) Electronics
6 3 (4.11%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.37%) Police
7 1 (1.37%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 9 (12.33%) Laravel
3 8 (10.96%) CSS
3 8 (10.96%) RESTful
4 7 (9.59%) Node.js
5 6 (8.22%) Symfony
6 5 (6.85%) React
7 4 (5.48%) Spring
7 4 (5.48%) Vue
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.11%) Express.js
8 3 (4.11%) GatsbyJS
8 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5 Canvas
8 3 (4.11%) Redux
8 3 (4.11%) REST
8 3 (4.11%) Sass
9 2 (2.74%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.59%) Housing Association
2 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.37%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile
2 16 (21.92%) Actionable Insight
3 15 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
4 14 (19.18%) Full Stack Development
5 11 (15.07%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.70%) CI/CD
6 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
6 10 (13.70%) DevOps
6 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.70%) Migration
6 10 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) Secure Coding
7 7 (9.59%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (9.59%) Code Quality
7 7 (9.59%) Housing Management
7 7 (9.59%) ITIL
7 7 (9.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) C#
2 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) PHP
4 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.33%) Java
6 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.59%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.74%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Salesforce
3 1 (1.37%) WooCommerce