Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 41 22
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 71 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 19.45% 2.42% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.52% 2.60% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 70 4 3
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £27,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.61% -9.17% -29.41%
10th Percentile £29,405 £21,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,159 £45,875 £32,500
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £27,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +37.61% -9.17% -29.41%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 346 154 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 94.79% 93.33% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 330 151 66
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -13.53%
10th Percentile £29,405 £23,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,946 £52,500 £70,000
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -20.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Swansea

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Swansea

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Swansea over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swansea region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) Business Transformation
2 40 (56.34%) Software Delivery
3 38 (53.52%) SEO
4 30 (42.25%) Java
5 28 (39.44%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (39.44%) Mentoring
6 27 (38.03%) SC Cleared
6 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
7 26 (36.62%) Service Delivery
8 24 (33.80%) OO
9 23 (32.39%) Unix
9 23 (32.39%) OOP
9 23 (32.39%) Customer Requirements
10 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (25.35%) QA
11 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.27%) .NET
13 7 (9.86%) C#
13 7 (9.86%) Project Management
13 7 (9.86%) SQL
14 6 (8.45%) MVC
14 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
14 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.45%) Degree
15 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
15 5 (7.04%) WCF
16 4 (5.63%) GIS

Software Engineering
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 28 (39.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Heroku
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) GIS
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 50 (70.42%) Software Engineer
2 24 (33.80%) Lead Software Engineer
3 23 (32.39%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Release Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Software Release Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Head of IT
8 5 (7.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Junior
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.41%) Head of Architecture
11 1 (1.41%) PHP Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) WCF
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) Laravel
4 1 (1.41%) RESTful
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Symfony
4 1 (1.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) Business Transformation
2 40 (56.34%) Software Delivery
3 38 (53.52%) SEO
4 28 (39.44%) Mentoring
5 26 (36.62%) Service Delivery
6 24 (33.80%) OO
7 23 (32.39%) Customer Requirements
7 23 (32.39%) OOP
8 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.86%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.45%) MVC
11 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
12 3 (4.23%) Scrum
13 1 (1.41%) OOD
13 1 (1.41%) Open Source
13 1 (1.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) Java
2 7 (9.86%) C#
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) SC Cleared
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) PSD2
Vendors
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle