The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 8.40% 12.50% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 12.68% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 1
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 116 71 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 97.48% 98.61% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 64 28
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 £20,000 £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%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) NUnit
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
8 4 (28.57%) Product Management
8 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (28.57%) SaaS
8 4 (28.57%) HTML5
8 4 (28.57%) Moq
8 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (28.57%) Autofac

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 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) NUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Moq
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) GitLab
5 1 (7.14%) NMock
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) Autofac
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (28.57%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (28.57%) Product Management
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Separation of Concerns
8 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IFS
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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