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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 15 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.45% 3.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 3.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
55 127 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 100.00% 97.69% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 49 123 23
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) CSS
4 12 (80.00%) Java
5 10 (66.67%) C++
5 10 (66.67%) HTML5
6 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (60.00%) CSS3
6 9 (60.00%) OOD
6 9 (60.00%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) WCF
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (13.33%) REST
10 2 (13.33%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) SOAP
11 1 (6.67%) STL
11 1 (6.67%) Web Services
11 1 (6.67%) XML
11 1 (6.67%) Linux
11 1 (6.67%) OOP
11 1 (6.67%) OO
11 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
11 1 (6.67%) VB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 9 (60.00%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 1 (6.67%) STL
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) WinForms
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) Qt
8 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Sony