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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 49 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.71% 2.62% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 2.70% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 33 (80.49%) Software Engineering
2 23 (56.10%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) SQL
4 19 (46.34%) C++
5 18 (43.90%) Linux
5 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
6 16 (39.02%) UNIX
7 15 (36.59%) C
7 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (31.71%) SDLC
9 12 (29.27%) MySQL
9 12 (29.27%) Python
9 12 (29.27%) HTTP
10 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
10 11 (26.83%) Lisp
10 11 (26.83%) ETL
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) C#
10 11 (26.83%) Degree
10 11 (26.83%) Haskell
10 11 (26.83%) Erlang
10 11 (26.83%) Functional Programming
11 10 (24.39%) .NET
12 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.95%) PHP
12 9 (21.95%) Snort
12 9 (21.95%) tcpdump
13 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
13 8 (19.51%) Scrum
13 8 (19.51%) JBoss

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (19.51%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) HTTP
2 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (21.95%) tcpdump
4 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Riak
3 5 (12.20%) Voldemort
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Ant
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.88%) JMeter
2 2 (4.88%) NetBeans
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.88%) Hudson
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Gradle
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) HTML5
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) Lucene
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) JSF
4 2 (4.88%) Ajax
4 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 2 (4.88%) JSON
4 2 (4.88%) WCF
4 2 (4.88%) WPF
4 2 (4.88%) JPA
4 2 (4.88%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) EJB
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
3 7 (17.07%) Data Structures
4 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.20%) Grid Computing
6 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.88%) Robotics
7 2 (4.88%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.44%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) UNIX
3 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
4 7 (17.07%) Android
5 4 (9.76%) Windows
6 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Software Engineering
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) SDLC
4 11 (26.83%) Functional Programming
4 11 (26.83%) ETL
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
8 5 (12.20%) MapReduce
8 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
8 5 (12.20%) Time Management
8 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.20%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) Data Management
10 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) C++
4 15 (36.59%) C
5 12 (29.27%) Python
6 11 (26.83%) C#
6 11 (26.83%) Lisp
6 11 (26.83%) Haskell
6 11 (26.83%) Erlang
7 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (21.95%) PHP
8 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.20%) Objective-C
8 5 (12.20%) SystemTap
9 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.88%) Scala
9 2 (4.88%) Clojure
9 2 (4.88%) Fortran
9 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Snort
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
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