The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 19 11
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 4.47% 10.00% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 10.00% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 2
Median salary £36,250 £30,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -12.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,905 £26,300 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,000 £35,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 176 50 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 98.32% 100.00% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 166 47 33
Median salary £42,500 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.77% +0.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Swansea

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (27.78%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) NUnit
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (22.22%) HTML5
10 4 (22.22%) jQuery
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (16.67%) XML
11 3 (16.67%) Degree
11 3 (16.67%) Product Management
11 3 (16.67%) Moq
11 3 (16.67%) BDD
11 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Moq
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) GitLab
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Autofac
6 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 3 (16.67%) XHTML
6 3 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (16.67%) Product Management
7 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) OOD
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (5.56%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IFS
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29832.00 - £32867.00 per annum + +pension
Posted: 6 days ago