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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 14.89% 42.24% 49.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.22% 44.95% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 49 30
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,900 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
46 109 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 97.87% 93.97% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34 102 61
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) XHTML
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) SaaS
7 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) Java
9 2 (11.11%) PHP
9 2 (11.11%) TDD
9 2 (11.11%) NUnit
9 2 (11.11%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) XHTML
6 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) Durandal
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Market Research
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Logical Systems (UK) Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago