The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 10 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.35% 2.52% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 2.65% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £34,250 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.22% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
45 113 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 97.83% 94.96% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 99 49
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Swansea

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Moq
3 2 (50.00%) Autofac
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Autofac
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft