Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £33,934 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 46 21
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 13.62% 0.59% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.97% 0.60% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 1 3
Swansea median annual salary £33,934 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.59% +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £29,405 £40,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £50,000 £32,500
West Wales median annual salary £33,934 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -24.59% +50.00% -14.29%

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 358 167 107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 98.24% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 341 163 87
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 £22,100 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £52,000 £70,000
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% -17.33%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Swansea

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Swansea.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Swansea

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Swansea over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Swansea

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (78.00%) Business Transformation
3 39 (78.00%) Software Delivery
4 32 (64.00%) SEO
5 23 (46.00%) Mentoring
5 23 (46.00%) Service Delivery
6 22 (44.00%) Customer Requirements
6 22 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (44.00%) Unix
6 22 (44.00%) OOP
6 22 (44.00%) OO
6 22 (44.00%) Java
7 19 (38.00%) QA
8 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
11 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.00%) Firmware
11 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
11 1 (2.00%) Advertising
11 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
11 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.00%) Digital Signal Processing
11 1 (2.00%) Signal Processing
11 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement

Software Engineer 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 22 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
1 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (78.00%) Business Transformation
3 39 (78.00%) Software Delivery
4 32 (64.00%) SEO
5 23 (46.00%) Mentoring
5 23 (46.00%) Service Delivery
6 22 (44.00%) Customer Requirements
6 22 (44.00%) OO
6 22 (44.00%) OOP
7 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle