The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.76% 1.61% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 1.72% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,700 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £43,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
593 465 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.42% 93.75% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 517 412 388
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (88.10%) Software Engineering
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) C++
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) JSON
8 7 (16.67%) HTML
8 7 (16.67%) REST
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
9 6 (14.29%) C
9 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.29%) UML
9 6 (14.29%) Advertising
9 6 (14.29%) Web Services
9 6 (14.29%) QA
10 5 (11.90%) Cocoa
10 5 (11.90%) Objective-C
10 5 (11.90%) SOAP
10 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
10 5 (11.90%) Xcode
10 5 (11.90%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (11.90%) MySQL
10 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
10 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) Coaching
10 5 (11.90%) UNIX
10 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
11 4 (9.52%) C#

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Riak
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Xcode
2 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) JBehave
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 6 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) JSON
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) Cocoa
4 5 (11.90%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
5 4 (9.52%) XML
6 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.14%) CSS
6 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (7.14%) WCF
6 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.76%) Spring Integration
7 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 2 (4.76%) Java EE
7 2 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
1 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) OS/2
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (14.29%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
6 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.90%) Coaching
7 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
7 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) C
5 5 (11.90%) Objective-C
6 4 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.14%) Erlang
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) Clojure
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago