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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 18 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.45% 11.63% 7.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 14.29% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
25 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 45.45% 81.40% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 46
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £17,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Software Engineering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) STL
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) OOD
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) DirectX
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) Games
7 2 (14.29%) Delphi
7 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Clinical Coder
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (35.71%) STL
2 3 (21.43%) DirectX
3 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
1 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOD
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle