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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 5 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 24.36% 5.17% 10.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 5.26% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 7
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average 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
76 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.44% 98.28% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 63 55 52
Average salary £24,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £55,800 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) C++
1 19 (100.00%) Python
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 19 (100.00%) Informatics
1 19 (100.00%) Life Science
1 19 (100.00%) Analytics
2 12 (63.16%) Health Informatics
2 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
3 11 (57.89%) Cross-Platform Development
3 11 (57.89%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
3 11 (57.89%) Tornado
3 11 (57.89%) Flask
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) SQLite
3 11 (57.89%) OAuth
3 11 (57.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
3 11 (57.89%) Middleware
3 11 (57.89%) MySQL
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
4 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 8 (42.11%) Statistics
4 8 (42.11%) Machine Learning
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
1 11 (57.89%) RDBMS
1 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
1 11 (57.89%) SQLite
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (57.89%) Flask
1 11 (57.89%) Middleware
1 11 (57.89%) OAuth
1 11 (57.89%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Informatics
1 19 (100.00%) Life Science
2 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (63.16%) Health Informatics
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (42.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Analytics
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Cross-Platform Development
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) Machine Learning
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
1 19 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
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