The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 8 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 14.93% 16.00% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 16.33% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -13.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
65 49 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.01% 98.00% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 118
Average salary £29,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bridgend

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) .NET
4 14 (77.78%) STL
4 14 (77.78%) MVC
4 14 (77.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) Python
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (38.89%) Build Automation
8 6 (33.33%) SDLC
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (22.22%) REST
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
9 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (16.67%) Bottle
11 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (11.11%) IIS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) STL
2 14 (77.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Bottle
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Life Science
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) MVC
4 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) Build Automation
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.56%) Open Source
9 1 (5.56%) OO
9 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft