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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 11 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.53% 8.62% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 10.42% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
48 48 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 84.21% 82.76% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 21
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 24 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) STL
1 7 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Qt
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C++ Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) STL
1 7 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python