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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 26.09% 46.58% 48.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.69% 50.00% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 28
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
65 68 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 94.20% 93.15% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 56
Average salary £35,418 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
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 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Swansea

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 22 (57.89%) .NET
4 20 (52.63%) C#
4 20 (52.63%) CSS
5 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (50.00%) HTML5
6 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
7 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (36.84%) jQuery
9 13 (34.21%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) MVC
11 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
12 10 (26.32%) Degree
12 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (21.05%) Scrum
14 8 (21.05%) TypeScript
15 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (18.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (18.42%) Durandal
16 6 (15.79%) OO
16 6 (15.79%) TDD
17 5 (13.16%) Web Services
17 5 (13.16%) OOD
17 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
17 5 (13.16%) CSS3
17 5 (13.16%) Sass
17 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (10.53%) Node.js
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (18.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Moq
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 22 (57.89%) .NET
3 20 (52.63%) CSS
4 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (50.00%) HTML5
5 14 (36.84%) jQuery
6 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.42%) Durandal
9 5 (13.16%) Sass
9 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.16%) CSS3
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) XHTML
10 4 (10.53%) Ajax
10 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.53%) RIA
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) OOD
6 4 (10.53%) B2B
6 4 (10.53%) Content Management
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) OOP
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Product Management
9 1 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.63%) Kanban
9 1 (2.63%) UX Design
9 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) TypeScript
5 4 (10.53%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) VB6
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft