The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 55 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% 1.94% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 1.97% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 15
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
652 660 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.64% 98.65% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 606 585 497
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
5 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) Scala
9 7 (25.00%) QA
9 7 (25.00%) Selenium
9 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (25.00%) DevOps
10 6 (21.43%) Go
10 6 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (21.43%) Sqoop
10 6 (21.43%) BDD
10 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (21.43%) HBase
10 6 (21.43%) Big Data
10 6 (21.43%) Hortonworks
10 6 (21.43%) Cloudera

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 6 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (21.43%) Big Data
3 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (21.43%) HBase
3 6 (21.43%) Sqoop
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) JMeter
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) FishEye
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) REST
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) WSDL
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) JSP
7 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Fintech
4 2 (7.14%) Informatics
4 2 (7.14%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Kanban
8 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
8 2 (7.14%) Online Security
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) Scala
5 6 (21.43%) Go
5 6 (21.43%) Ruby
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) C
8 2 (7.14%) Erlang
8 2 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Cloudera
1 6 (21.43%) Hortonworks
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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