Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -44 -5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 64 137 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.34% 6.27% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 6.50% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 60 114 164
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £58,375 £52,750
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 1,848 2,109 2,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.48% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,546 1,789 2,201
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,465
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.76% +1.26%
10th Percentile £23,875 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £53,750
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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -35 51 £45,000 -5.26% 10
West Wales +10 10 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Mid Wales - 2 £60,000 -
Senior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 39 (60.94%) C#
2 34 (53.13%) .NET
3 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (46.88%) MVC
5 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 24 (37.50%) SQL
6 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET
6 21 (32.81%) Mentoring
7 20 (31.25%) Java
7 20 (31.25%) Scrum
8 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
8 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
8 19 (29.69%) RESTful
9 17 (26.56%) CSS
10 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (23.44%) TDD
12 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (18.75%) Test Automation
13 12 (18.75%) Spring
14 11 (17.19%) HTML
14 11 (17.19%) Finance
14 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (15.63%) Fintech
15 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
16 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (14.06%) Web Development
16 9 (14.06%) SOAP
16 9 (14.06%) OOP
16 9 (14.06%) Microservices
16 9 (14.06%) MongoDB

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 5 (7.81%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) SaaS
4 3 (4.69%) PaaS
5 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.13%) Power BI
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.56%) GIS
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.56%) OLAP
9 1 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.13%) JUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Protractor
5 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.56%) JMeter
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Games
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
3 19 (29.69%) RESTful
4 17 (26.56%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) Spring
6 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (17.19%) HTML
7 9 (14.06%) SOAP
8 7 (10.94%) WCF
9 6 (9.38%) CSS3
9 6 (9.38%) Kafka
9 6 (9.38%) Spring Boot
9 6 (9.38%) Thymeleaf
10 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (7.81%) Sass
10 5 (7.81%) Web Services
11 4 (6.25%) Node.js
11 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Fintech
2 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) MVC
3 21 (32.81%) Mentoring
4 20 (31.25%) Scrum
5 15 (23.44%) TDD
6 12 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.06%) DevOps
8 9 (14.06%) Microservices
8 9 (14.06%) OOP
8 9 (14.06%) Web Development
9 8 (12.50%) OO
10 7 (10.94%) Coaching
10 7 (10.94%) SDLC
11 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.69%) API Integration
12 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.69%) ETL
12 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) C#
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) Java
4 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) Go
6 6 (9.38%) C++
7 5 (7.81%) Ruby
8 4 (6.25%) Python
9 3 (4.69%) C
9 3 (4.69%) Java 8
9 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 3 (4.69%) R
9 3 (4.69%) Scala
9 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Ansible
2 6 (9.38%) Terraform
3 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Sencha
3 1 (1.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.56%) Twitter