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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 13 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.17% 18.97% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% 19.64% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 5
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
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
56 56 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 94.92% 96.55% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 53 96
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (91.67%) STL
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) OOP
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) Qt
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Build Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Life Science
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (91.67%) STL
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Qt
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Bottle
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 5 (41.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle