Period
to 15 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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

Software Developer
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 11.35% 10.79% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.51% 11.45% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 14
Swansea median annual salary £42,500 £37,367 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.74% -0.35% +11.94%
10th Percentile £29,600 £21,625 £30,591
90th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £51,625
West Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,367 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.74% -0.35% +11.94%

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 139 227 320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.58% 94.19% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 116 207 305
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,375 £25,000 £27,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,760 £57,946
West Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Swansea.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Swansea

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Swansea over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Swansea

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swansea region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Web Development
3 8 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) OOD
4 7 (43.75%) Advertising
4 7 (43.75%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (43.75%) Groovy
4 7 (43.75%) Java EE
4 7 (43.75%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (43.75%) Material Design
4 7 (43.75%) MuleSoft
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Open Source
9 2 (12.50%) Node.js
9 2 (12.50%) REST

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (43.75%) Java EE
1 7 (43.75%) Material Design
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (6.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Web Development
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) OOD
3 7 (43.75%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) API Design
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Groovy
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) MuleSoft
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Zend