Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 29
Rank change year-on-year -11 -28 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 67 89 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.40% 4.37% 7.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 4.48% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 63 81 177
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £33,000 £32,904
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 1,909 1,988 2,532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.59% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 1,737 2,175
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,400
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 September 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 September 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 +6 57 £47,500 +5.56% 11
West Wales 0 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North Wales 0 2 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 36 (53.73%) C#
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
2 34 (50.75%) .NET
3 30 (44.78%) HTML
4 29 (43.28%) MVC
5 28 (41.79%) CSS
6 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
7 23 (34.33%) AngularJS
8 22 (32.84%) SQL
8 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
10 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
11 16 (23.88%) MySQL
11 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (22.39%) jQuery
13 14 (20.90%) Finance
14 13 (19.40%) PHP
15 12 (17.91%) Java
15 12 (17.91%) SOAP
15 12 (17.91%) Scrum
15 12 (17.91%) TDD
16 11 (16.42%) Linux
16 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (16.42%) JSON
16 11 (16.42%) REST
16 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (14.93%) XML
17 10 (14.93%) Python
18 9 (13.43%) Web Services

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 3 (4.48%) Confluence
1 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Serverless
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.99%) GitHub
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.99%) Slack
5 2 (2.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.88%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) GIS
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Jasmine
2 4 (5.97%) JUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) Mockito
3 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.99%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Protractor
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) TestNG
5 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Advertising
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) .NET
2 30 (44.78%) HTML
3 28 (41.79%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) AngularJS
5 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
6 15 (22.39%) jQuery
7 12 (17.91%) SOAP
8 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (16.42%) JSON
8 11 (16.42%) REST
9 10 (14.93%) XML
10 9 (13.43%) React
10 9 (13.43%) Web Services
11 7 (10.45%) RESTful
11 7 (10.45%) Sass
12 6 (8.96%) Laravel
12 6 (8.96%) Spring
13 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
14 4 (5.97%) Ajax
14 4 (5.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.43%) Fintech
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
4 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Android
3 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) MVC
2 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 12 (17.91%) TDD
5 8 (11.94%) Microservices
5 8 (11.94%) Open Source
6 7 (10.45%) Android Development
6 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps
8 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.97%) SDLC
9 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Line Management
10 3 (4.48%) OO
10 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.99%) Kanban
11 2 (2.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) C#
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.84%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) PHP
5 12 (17.91%) Java
6 10 (14.93%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Java 8
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
1 3 (4.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Google
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) ESRI
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.99%) Zend
4 1 (1.49%) Sencha
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau