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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.83% 2.29% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 2.39% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 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 £29,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £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
648 503 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.43% 95.81% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 569 400 319
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 24 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 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 18 (37.50%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 16 (33.33%) C++
5 14 (29.17%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.00%) Oracle
7 12 (25.00%) Electronics
8 11 (22.92%) Scrum
8 11 (22.92%) Windows
9 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.75%) Degree
10 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.75%) Web Services
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
11 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (16.67%) CSS
11 8 (16.67%) MVC
11 8 (16.67%) WPF
11 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 7 (14.58%) Avionics
12 7 (14.58%) Aerospace
12 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
12 7 (14.58%) J2EE
13 6 (12.50%) OO
13 6 (12.50%) .NET
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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%) FileNet
2 1 (2.08%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
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 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Riak
3 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%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
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 9 (18.75%) Web Services
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (16.67%) WPF
3 7 (14.58%) J2EE
4 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 6 (12.50%) Java EE
5 5 (10.42%) Spring
5 5 (10.42%) jQuery
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.33%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) WCF
7 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) JSON
8 2 (4.17%) GWT
8 2 (4.17%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.17%) Struts
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%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) OS/2
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Android
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%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) UML
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) RUP
8 3 (6.25%) DSDM
8 3 (6.25%) Release Management
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) C++
4 14 (29.17%) C#
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) C
7 3 (6.25%) Clojure
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) Groovy
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.08%) XAML
9 1 (2.08%) Erlang
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%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
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