Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 5.52% 4.05% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 4.14% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 2
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -7.59% +61.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £32,325
90th Percentile £49,000 £38,800 £41,175
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +11.94% -7.59% +61.11%

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 353 169 109
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 97.69% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 336 164 89
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,150 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £51,750 £70,000
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% -17.33%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 15 (75.00%) C#
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) Ajax
7 7 (35.00%) Web Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
8 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
8 6 (30.00%) OOP
8 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (30.00%) QA
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (25.00%) VB
9 5 (25.00%) OO

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 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) Ajax
5 5 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.00%) Sass
9 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
9 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Web Development
4 6 (30.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft