The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.48% 21.05% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 22.64% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 95.08% 92.98% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 62
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bridgend region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bridgend

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) STL
2 12 (92.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) OOP
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) Qt
5 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (38.46%) Build Automation
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (15.38%) Life Science
8 2 (15.38%) Degree

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) STL
1 12 (92.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) Qt
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Bottle
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) Build Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C
4 5 (38.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle