The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - 26 11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 7.14% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.95% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £32,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 88 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 98.89% 89.80% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 37
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,650 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
West Wales

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 23 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript