Senior Jobs in Wales

Senior
UK > Wales

The median Senior salary in Wales is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 2 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior 392 240 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 17.92% 14.21% 16.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.26% 16.53% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 249 112 215
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,475 £36,115
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,563 £42,494
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.36%
75th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,275 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +12.00%

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 2,035 1,452 1,889
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.01% 85.97% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,389 805 1,146
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,391 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,665
Median % change year-on-year - -5.59% +12.15%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior in Wales

Senior
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior in Wales

Senior
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior in Wales over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior in Wales

Senior
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 29 May 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 +10 310 £50,000 -9.09% 50
West Wales +10 40 £40,000 -27.27% 8
North Wales +18 28 £34,000 -43.33% 8
Mid Wales -3 12 £50,000 +1.01% 3
Dyfed 0 1 £38,000 -41.54%
Senior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2024, Senior 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 in the job title.

1 101 (25.77%) Social Skills
2 80 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 79 (20.15%) SC Cleared
3 79 (20.15%) Agile
3 79 (20.15%) Actionable Insight
4 78 (19.90%) Problem-Solving
5 69 (17.60%) Azure
6 63 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 63 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 59 (15.05%) AWS
8 58 (14.80%) Data Centre
9 53 (13.52%) Finance
10 49 (12.50%) Degree
11 45 (11.48%) SQL
12 44 (11.22%) Oracle
13 43 (10.97%) JavaScript
13 43 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (10.71%) C#
15 38 (9.69%) Mentoring
16 36 (9.18%) SDLC
16 36 (9.18%) Firewall
17 34 (8.67%) DNS
18 33 (8.42%) Cisco
18 33 (8.42%) ITIL
18 33 (8.42%) Full Stack Development
19 32 (8.16%) Customer Service
19 32 (8.16%) React
19 32 (8.16%) DevOps
20 31 (7.91%) Linux
21 30 (7.65%) Web Development

Senior 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 18 (4.59%) ArcGIS
2 17 (4.34%) GeoServer
3 14 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Exchange
5 7 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.02%) CMS
7 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 2 (0.51%) SAS
8 2 (0.51%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) Sketch
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 69 (17.60%) Azure
2 59 (15.05%) AWS
3 12 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (3.06%) GCP
4 10 (2.55%) Power Platform
4 10 (2.55%) PowerApps
5 9 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (2.30%) SaaS
6 8 (2.04%) WhatsApp
7 7 (1.79%) Nutanix
7 7 (1.79%) Slack
8 6 (1.53%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (1.53%) Miro
8 6 (1.53%) npm
9 5 (1.28%) Azure Monitor
9 5 (1.28%) Heroku
9 5 (1.28%) OCI
10 4 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.02%) iPaaS
10 4 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.18%) Firewall
2 34 (8.67%) DNS
3 18 (4.59%) LAN
3 18 (4.59%) WAN
4 17 (4.34%) Wireless
5 15 (3.83%) SAN
6 14 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 11 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (2.81%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.55%) VPN
9 9 (2.30%) Network Security
10 8 (2.04%) Ethernet
10 8 (2.04%) MPLS
10 8 (2.04%) Profibus
11 7 (1.79%) DHCP
12 6 (1.53%) Internet
12 6 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.28%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (6.12%) GIS
3 17 (4.34%) QGIS
4 14 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (1.79%) MySQL
8 6 (1.53%) Data Lake
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.28%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.77%) Big Data
12 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.51%) Data Vault
12 2 (0.51%) Delta Lake
12 2 (0.51%) Looker
13 1 (0.26%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 24 (6.12%) Git
2 8 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.02%) Cypress.io
3 4 (1.02%) JIRA
3 4 (1.02%) Selenium
4 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.77%) JMeter
4 3 (0.77%) webpack
5 2 (0.51%) Grunt
5 2 (0.51%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.26%) MSTest
6 1 (0.26%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.26%) Zephyr
General
1 101 (25.77%) Social Skills
2 53 (13.52%) Finance
3 43 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 24 (6.12%) Manufacturing
6 19 (4.85%) Police
7 18 (4.59%) Local Government
8 14 (3.57%) Electronics
9 11 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.81%) Welsh Language
10 10 (2.55%) Marketing
11 9 (2.30%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (2.30%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (2.30%) Public Sector
12 8 (2.04%) Games
13 7 (1.79%) Digital Health
14 6 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (1.28%) Health Technology
16 4 (1.02%) Advertising
16 4 (1.02%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.16%) React
2 26 (6.63%) .NET
3 18 (4.59%) .NET Core
3 18 (4.59%) PostGIS
4 17 (4.34%) CSS
4 17 (4.34%) Leaflet
4 17 (4.34%) OpenLayers
5 13 (3.32%) HTML
5 13 (3.32%) Laravel
6 12 (3.06%) Symfony
6 12 (3.06%) Vue
6 12 (3.06%) WinForms
7 9 (2.30%) Node.js
7 9 (2.30%) Web Services
8 8 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.04%) JSON
8 8 (2.04%) RESTful
8 8 (2.04%) SOAP
8 8 (2.04%) Spring
8 8 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.80%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.55%) Product Ownership
4 8 (2.04%) Housing Association
4 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.79%) CMDB
5 7 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.53%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.28%) NHS
7 5 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.02%) Cyberattack
9 3 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.91%) Linux
2 26 (6.63%) Windows
3 17 (4.34%) Android
4 11 (2.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Unix
7 5 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.02%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.02%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.15%) Actionable Insight
1 79 (20.15%) Agile
2 78 (19.90%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (16.07%) Software Engineering
4 38 (9.69%) Mentoring
5 36 (9.18%) SDLC
6 33 (8.42%) Full Stack Development
6 33 (8.42%) ITIL
7 32 (8.16%) Customer Service
7 32 (8.16%) DevOps
8 30 (7.65%) Web Development
9 29 (7.40%) Roadmaps
10 27 (6.89%) Migration
10 27 (6.89%) Project Management
11 26 (6.63%) Change Management
12 25 (6.38%) CI/CD
13 23 (5.87%) Business Continuity
14 22 (5.61%) Coaching
14 22 (5.61%) Line Management
15 21 (5.36%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.48%) SQL
2 43 (10.97%) JavaScript
3 42 (10.71%) C#
4 25 (6.38%) Java
5 24 (6.12%) Python
6 21 (5.36%) C
7 20 (5.10%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.59%) C++
9 17 (4.34%) PHP
10 11 (2.81%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.28%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.28%) Swift
12 4 (1.02%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.77%) Groovy
14 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.51%) VBA
15 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 80 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 79 (20.15%) SC Cleared
3 49 (12.50%) Degree
4 17 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.06%) CCNA
6 9 (2.30%) ACCA
6 9 (2.30%) CIMA
7 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.02%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.02%) Azure Certification
9 4 (1.02%) HND
9 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.77%) CSPO
11 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.26%) CWNA
12 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.30%) IFRS
2 8 (2.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 8 (2.04%) ISO 13485
3 7 (1.79%) Accessibility
4 5 (1.28%) PMO
4 5 (1.28%) SLA
5 4 (1.02%) WCAG
6 2 (0.51%) GDPR
6 2 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 18 (4.59%) Docker
2 16 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.08%) Firmware
3 10 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.02%) Embedded Firmware
7 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) Ansible
2 12 (3.06%) SCCM
3 11 (2.81%) Terraform
4 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.28%) SCOM
7 4 (1.02%) OpenSSO
7 4 (1.02%) Progress Chef
7 4 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.26%) Grafana
Vendors
1 63 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.22%) Oracle
3 33 (8.42%) Cisco
4 18 (4.59%) ESRI
5 14 (3.57%) Avaya
5 14 (3.57%) Mitel
5 14 (3.57%) VMware
6 11 (2.81%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.81%) Fortinet
6 11 (2.81%) McAfee
6 11 (2.81%) Palo Alto
7 9 (2.30%) Hyperion
7 9 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.28%) Citrix
8 5 (1.28%) HP
8 5 (1.28%) NetApp
9 4 (1.02%) QNX
9 4 (1.02%) Remedy
10 3 (0.77%) Google
10 3 (0.77%) UiPath