The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 98 88 94
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.18% 1.08% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.10% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 10
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £35,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1067 1364 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.56% 98.20% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1151 1112
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 1 £41,500 +3.75%
West Wales -5 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Senior Software Developer
UK

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 11 (68.75%) MongoDB
5 10 (62.50%) QlikView
5 10 (62.50%) CSS3
5 10 (62.50%) Neo4j
5 10 (62.50%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (12.50%) JSON
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.25%) C++

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MongoDB
2 10 (62.50%) Neo4j
2 10 (62.50%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
3 10 (62.50%) CSS3
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (6.25%) RESTful
8 1 (6.25%) Sass
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) STL
8 1 (6.25%) WCF
8 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft