The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 56 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.29% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Senior Software Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 553 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.75% 96.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 540 464 316
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
4 7 (41.18%) Electronics
4 7 (41.18%) Aerospace
4 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Avionics
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Advertising
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 2 (11.76%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (5.88%) C
10 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.88%) J2EE

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Riak
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Electronics
1 7 (41.18%) Aerospace
1 7 (41.18%) Avionics
2 4 (23.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.88%) Sass
3 1 (5.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Erlang
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago