The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,269 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 28 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 5.13% - 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £45,269 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 114 71 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 97.44% 98.61% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 97 64 29
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Java SE
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (66.67%) EJB
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Java SE
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM