Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 139 146
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 9 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.43% 0.72% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.75% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 3
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,172 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2021 2535 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.57% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2197 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,451 £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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Wales

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Wales.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Wales

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Wales

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Wales - 7 £37,500 -
South Wales +22 1 £32,725 -17.15% 1
North Wales -13 1 £42,500 -5.56%
Senior Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Ajax
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) OOP
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (55.56%) VB
5 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
5 5 (55.56%) SOA
5 5 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum

Senior Software 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (22.22%) Sass
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Kafka
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 1 (11.11%) Thymeleaf
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Web Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) OOP
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (11.11%) Microservices
8 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Go
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform