The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 20 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 28.17% 41.67% 44.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.85% 44.78% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 14
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -
Developer
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
67 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 94.37% 93.06% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 35
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Developer
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Swansea region.

Developer Salary Trend in Swansea

Developer
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Swansea

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 22 (62.86%) HTML
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
3 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 17 (48.57%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) MVC
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (20.00%) TypeScript
11 6 (17.14%) Durandal
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (14.29%) OOD
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (14.29%) OO
12 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
13 4 (11.43%) Migration
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SSH
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
3 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 17 (48.57%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
6 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Durandal
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.43%) CSS3
9 4 (11.43%) Sass
9 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.57%) XHTML
10 3 (8.57%) Ajax
11 2 (5.71%) SOAP
11 2 (5.71%) REST
12 1 (2.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) RIA
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) OOD
5 4 (11.43%) B2B
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Kanban
7 1 (2.86%) UX Design
7 1 (2.86%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (11.43%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) VB6
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft