Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Software Developer
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 40 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 3.77% 4.74% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 4.89% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 7
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% +2.21% +16.24%
10th Percentile £30,591 £28,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £41,750
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales. 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
West Wales
Permanent vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 258 184 137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 96.84% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 238 170 120
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £18,950
90th Percentile £54,844 £56,750 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in West Wales

Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in West Wales.

Salary trend for Software Developer in West Wales

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in West Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in West Wales

Software Developer
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea 0 10 £37,500 +7.91% 1
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Wales region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) VB
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) QA

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) WinForms
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft