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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 8 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.19% 27.08% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.19% 28.89% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 6
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
64 45 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 100.00% 93.75% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 58 44 120
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
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 3 July 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (88.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (88.24%) STL
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
7 5 (29.41%) Qt
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) OOP
7 5 (29.41%) C
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) SDLC
8 4 (23.53%) REST
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) IIS
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) Life Science

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.76%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) STL
1 15 (88.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) Qt
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) Bottle
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Life Science
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
5 5 (29.41%) OOP
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
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