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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 11 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 26.19% 55.42% 53.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.83% 59.74% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 46 34
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
41 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 97.62% 92.77% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 76 59
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) HTML5
4 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
5 16 (55.17%) MVC
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
6 14 (48.28%) CSS
6 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (37.93%) jQuery
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (24.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (24.14%) TypeScript
10 6 (20.69%) Durandal
10 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.69%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) CSS3
12 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
12 4 (13.79%) Node.js
12 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (13.79%) Sass
12 4 (13.79%) Android

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
2 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) NUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) HTML
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) HTML5
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 14 (48.28%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) jQuery
6 9 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.69%) Durandal
9 5 (17.24%) CSS3
10 4 (13.79%) Sass
10 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 3 (10.34%) XHTML
11 3 (10.34%) Ajax
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.90%) Autofac
12 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) B2B
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Product Management
7 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) TypeScript
5 3 (10.34%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 to 25,000 + benefits
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