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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 10 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.54% 8.96% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 13.79% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
50 87 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 96.15% 64.93% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 82 21
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) Java
4 14 (73.68%) C++
4 14 (73.68%) HTML5
5 13 (68.42%) CSS3
5 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 13 (68.42%) OOD
6 6 (31.58%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Release Management
8 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
8 3 (15.79%) Physics
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Business Development
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) MSTest
1 1 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) HTML5
4 13 (68.42%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.53%) REST
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) STL
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Qt
8 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.79%) Physics
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OOD
1 13 (68.42%) Scrum
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Business Development
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 16 (84.21%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Sony