The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 55 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 47.01% 56.34% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.25% 57.14% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 8
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £26,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 114 70 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 97.44% 98.59% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 29
Median salary £38,500 £30,000 £42,055
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% -28.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Swansea

Developer
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Developer in Swansea

Developer
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Swansea over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Swansea

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swansea region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 96 (90.57%) .NET
2 93 (87.74%) C#
3 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (76.42%) MVC
5 77 (72.64%) ASP.NET
6 73 (68.87%) SQL Server
7 71 (66.98%) Scrum
8 63 (59.43%) OO
9 62 (58.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (51.89%) HTML
11 52 (49.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 46 (43.40%) Microsoft
14 38 (35.85%) CSS
15 36 (33.96%) SQL
16 34 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (32.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 33 (31.13%) RESTful
17 33 (31.13%) Web Application Development
17 33 (31.13%) TDD
18 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
19 30 (28.30%) .NET Framework
20 26 (24.53%) NHibernate
20 26 (24.53%) Git (software)
21 25 (23.58%) OOP
22 24 (22.64%) Dependency Injection
22 24 (22.64%) HTML5
23 23 (21.70%) AngularJS
24 22 (20.75%) WCF

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (68.87%) SQL Server
2 34 (32.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.15%) RavenDB
4 6 (5.66%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.04%) Mercurial
3 15 (14.15%) Subversion
4 9 (8.49%) NUnit
5 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.66%) Moq
7 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.89%) GitLab
10 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.94%) NMock
10 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (16.98%) Retail
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (90.57%) .NET
2 77 (72.64%) ASP.NET
3 62 (58.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (51.89%) HTML
5 52 (49.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (35.85%) CSS
7 34 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 33 (31.13%) RESTful
9 30 (28.30%) .NET Framework
10 26 (24.53%) NHibernate
11 24 (22.64%) HTML5
12 23 (21.70%) AngularJS
13 22 (20.75%) WCF
14 21 (19.81%) Entity Framework
15 20 (18.87%) CSS3
15 20 (18.87%) XML
16 17 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (16.04%) Web Services
16 17 (16.04%) WPF
17 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (14.15%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Android
2 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (76.42%) MVC
3 71 (66.98%) Scrum
4 63 (59.43%) OO
5 34 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (31.13%) TDD
6 33 (31.13%) Web Application Development
7 25 (23.58%) OOP
8 24 (22.64%) Dependency Injection
9 22 (20.75%) Web Development
10 21 (19.81%) BDD
11 19 (17.92%) Kanban
12 18 (16.98%) Automated Testing
13 16 (15.09%) OOD
14 15 (14.15%) MVVM
14 15 (14.15%) Use Case
15 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
16 9 (8.49%) SDLC
17 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
18 4 (3.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (87.74%) C#
2 36 (33.96%) SQL
3 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.15%) Java
5 6 (5.66%) Groovy
6 3 (2.83%) VB
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.77%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.89%) IFS
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.94%) Alterian
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