Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Developer
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 102 96 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 27.95% 58.18% 43.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.65% 59.26% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 39
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,850 £25,225 £22,450
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,750 £70,000
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +12.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Swansea
Permanent vacancies in Swansea with a recognized job title 356 162 103
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 98.18% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 341 159 83
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,400 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £50,000 £70,000
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +22.95% -28.24%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Swansea

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 82 (80.39%) .NET
2 77 (75.49%) C#
3 75 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (64.71%) MVC
5 56 (54.90%) JavaScript
6 52 (50.98%) SQL
6 52 (50.98%) ASP.NET
7 51 (50.00%) HTML
8 46 (45.10%) CSS
9 43 (42.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (40.20%) SQL Server
11 30 (29.41%) WCF
12 29 (28.43%) jQuery
13 28 (27.45%) .NET Framework
14 27 (26.47%) TDD
14 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
15 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (23.53%) Web Development
17 22 (21.57%) RESTful
17 22 (21.57%) Entity Framework
18 21 (20.59%) HTML5
18 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
18 21 (20.59%) T-SQL
19 20 (19.61%) Degree
20 19 (18.63%) Scrum
21 17 (16.67%) Web Application Development
21 17 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
21 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 16 (15.69%) CSS3
22 16 (15.69%) Ajax

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.98%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.94%) Power BI
6 3 (2.94%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.98%) MySQL
8 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.78%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.92%) Maven
6 3 (2.94%) gulp
6 3 (2.94%) JIRA
6 3 (2.94%) Moq
6 3 (2.94%) NUnit
6 3 (2.94%) webpack
7 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Games
4 1 (0.98%) Law
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (80.39%) .NET
2 52 (50.98%) ASP.NET
3 51 (50.00%) HTML
4 46 (45.10%) CSS
5 43 (42.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (29.41%) WCF
7 29 (28.43%) jQuery
8 28 (27.45%) .NET Framework
9 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
10 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (21.57%) Entity Framework
11 22 (21.57%) RESTful
12 21 (20.59%) HTML5
13 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (15.69%) Ajax
14 16 (15.69%) CSS3
15 15 (14.71%) XML
16 14 (13.73%) Code First Entity Framework
16 14 (13.73%) Node.js
17 12 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.84%) User Experience
5 6 (5.88%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Fintech
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.71%) MVC
3 27 (26.47%) TDD
4 24 (23.53%) Web Development
5 19 (18.63%) Scrum
6 17 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 15 (14.71%) OO
8 14 (13.73%) BDD
9 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.78%) Front End Development
11 10 (9.80%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.84%) Mobile Development
13 8 (7.84%) SDLC
14 6 (5.88%) Android Development
14 6 (5.88%) OOP
15 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.90%) ETL
15 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
15 5 (4.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (75.49%) C#
2 56 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 52 (50.98%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.73%) Ruby
6 13 (12.75%) Java
7 12 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.84%) VB
9 6 (5.88%) C
10 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.98%) ABAP
11 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.94%) DevExpress
3 3 (2.94%) SAP