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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 11 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 12.50% 4.76% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.09% 7.14% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 82.81% 66.67% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 11
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 April 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 10 (66.67%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (53.33%) QA
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) OOD
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Release Management
6 5 (33.33%) Physics
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Business Development
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) C
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) JMeter

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JMeter
1 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JSR 170
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) MooTools
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (6.67%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Business Development
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Release Management
3 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
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