The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bridgend region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 19.64% 14.67% 21.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.75% 15.07% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 9
Median salary £25,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% -1.36%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
53 73 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 94.64% 97.33% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 49 63 41
Median salary £35,000 £28,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -21.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Bridgend region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) C++
1 31 (100.00%) Python
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 31 (100.00%) Informatics
1 31 (100.00%) Life Science
1 31 (100.00%) Analytics
2 24 (77.42%) Computer Science
3 21 (67.74%) Health Informatics
4 17 (54.84%) Machine Learning
4 17 (54.84%) Mathematics
4 17 (54.84%) Statistics
4 17 (54.84%) Data Analysis
5 14 (45.16%) RDBMS
5 14 (45.16%) Middleware
5 14 (45.16%) MySQL
5 14 (45.16%) Oracle
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
5 14 (45.16%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) Linux
5 14 (45.16%) SQLite
5 14 (45.16%) OAuth
5 14 (45.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (45.16%) ZeroMQ
5 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
5 14 (45.16%) Tornado
5 14 (45.16%) Flask
5 14 (45.16%) DevOps
5 14 (45.16%) Cross-Platform Development
6 9 (29.03%) Natural Language Processing

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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 14 (45.16%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
1 14 (45.16%) RDBMS
1 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
1 14 (45.16%) SQLite
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 14 (45.16%) Flask
1 14 (45.16%) Middleware
1 14 (45.16%) OAuth
1 14 (45.16%) ZeroMQ
2 9 (29.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Informatics
1 31 (100.00%) Life Science
2 24 (77.42%) Computer Science
3 21 (67.74%) Health Informatics
4 17 (54.84%) Mathematics
4 17 (54.84%) Statistics
5 9 (29.03%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (29.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (100.00%) Analytics
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) Data Analysis
2 17 (54.84%) Machine Learning
3 14 (45.16%) Cross-Platform Development
3 14 (45.16%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (29.03%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle