The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.70% 2.19% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.28% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 5
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £42,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
644 527 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.41% 95.99% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 568 423 316
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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 31 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (35.42%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) C++
4 15 (31.25%) C#
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle
6 12 (25.00%) Electronics
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
8 10 (20.83%) HTML
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.75%) Degree
9 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.75%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) Web Services
10 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 8 (16.67%) MVC
10 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 8 (16.67%) WPF
11 7 (14.58%) Avionics
11 7 (14.58%) Aerospace
11 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.58%) .NET
11 7 (14.58%) J2EE
12 6 (12.50%) C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.08%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Riak
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 12 (25.00%) Electronics
2 7 (14.58%) Avionics
2 7 (14.58%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) HTML
2 9 (18.75%) CSS
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
3 8 (16.67%) WPF
4 7 (14.58%) .NET
4 7 (14.58%) J2EE
5 6 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (12.50%) Java EE
6 5 (10.42%) Spring
6 5 (10.42%) WCF
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.33%) XML
8 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.25%) JSON
8 3 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (4.17%) Struts
9 2 (4.17%) XSLT
9 2 (4.17%) GWT
9 2 (4.17%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
5 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.92%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
7 4 (8.33%) UML
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
8 3 (6.25%) Release Management
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) RUP
8 3 (6.25%) DSDM
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Java
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) C++
3 15 (31.25%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) C
6 3 (6.25%) Clojure
6 3 (6.25%) Groovy
6 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) Erlang
8 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Twitter
4 2 (4.17%) Coverity
4 2 (4.17%) Wind River
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago