Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 43 33
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 9.96% 5.26% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.34% 5.40% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 8
Swansea median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +17.19% -11.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £49,750 £38,600
West Wales median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +17.19% -11.11%

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 232 352 158
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 97.51% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 213 338 155
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £22,600
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,946 £47,500
West Wales median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +22.95%

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Swansea

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 15 (62.50%) MVC
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) C#
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 12 (50.00%) e-Learning
4 12 (50.00%) QA
4 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (50.00%) nginx
4 12 (50.00%) Varnish
4 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (50.00%) Node.js
4 12 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
4 12 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 12 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (50.00%) Docker
4 12 (50.00%) DevOps
4 12 (50.00%) User Experience
4 12 (50.00%) Server Management
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) Java

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 12 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (50.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
1 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 12 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Doctrine
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 12 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Server Management
2 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
1 12 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Google