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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 8 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 9 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 18.75% 13.33% 23.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.15% 20.22% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 9
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
47 89 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.92% 65.93% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 83 30
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (86.36%) CSS
4 18 (81.82%) Java
5 16 (72.73%) HTML5
6 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (68.18%) Scrum
6 15 (68.18%) C++
6 15 (68.18%) OOD
6 15 (68.18%) CSS3
7 7 (31.82%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (22.73%) Release Management
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
9 5 (22.73%) QA
9 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Physics
9 5 (22.73%) Business Development
9 5 (22.73%) C#
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) WCF
11 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 2 (9.09%) SOAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Moq
1 1 (4.55%) MSTest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 19 (86.36%) CSS
4 16 (72.73%) HTML5
5 15 (68.18%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.09%) SOAP
9 2 (9.09%) REST
10 1 (4.55%) Spring
10 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.55%) Java EE
10 1 (4.55%) JSR 170
10 1 (4.55%) MooTools
10 1 (4.55%) Apache Wicket
10 1 (4.55%) JAX-WS
10 1 (4.55%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) XML
10 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Scrum
1 15 (68.18%) OOD
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Bridgend
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