The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 11 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 26.83% 13.43% 30.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.21% 20.69% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 12
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 87 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 95.12% 64.93% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 82 34
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
South Wales

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 1 August 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (85.00%) CSS
4 15 (75.00%) OOD
4 15 (75.00%) Scrum
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (75.00%) C++
4 15 (75.00%) HTML5
4 15 (75.00%) CSS3
5 6 (30.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) Physics
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Business Development
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (10.00%) SOAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) CSS
4 15 (75.00%) HTML5
4 15 (75.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) MooTools
7 1 (5.00%) Apache Wicket
7 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
7 1 (5.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) JSR 170
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) OOD
1 15 (75.00%) Scrum
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Business Development
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA