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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 15 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.26% 1.27% 10.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 1.35% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £36,750 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.54% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 74 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 95.74% 93.67% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 73 64
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £28,736
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +9.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £42,500 £38,750
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 27 February 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Product Management
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (12.50%) SaaS
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Moq
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) NUnit

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Moq
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Autofac
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft