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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.03% 1.37% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 1.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
604 562 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.42% 96.56% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 527 476 347
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.91%) Java
3 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.18%) Scrum
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) C++
6 13 (23.64%) C#
7 12 (21.82%) HTML
8 11 (20.00%) Oracle
8 11 (20.00%) Degree
9 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.36%) Windows
10 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.55%) OO
11 8 (14.55%) CSS
11 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 8 (14.55%) J2EE
12 7 (12.73%) Electronics
12 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
12 7 (12.73%) Advertising
12 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
13 6 (10.91%) Avionics
13 6 (10.91%) Aerospace
13 6 (10.91%) Java EE
13 6 (10.91%) WPF
13 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Ethernet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (5.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) FileNet
2 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 3 (5.45%) Hudson
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (12.73%) Electronics
1 7 (12.73%) Advertising
2 6 (10.91%) Avionics
2 6 (10.91%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) J2EE
2 8 (14.55%) CSS
2 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) Java EE
3 6 (10.91%) WPF
4 5 (9.09%) WCF
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.09%) SOAP
4 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 4 (7.27%) Spring
5 4 (7.27%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) RESTful
6 3 (5.45%) JSON
6 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) OS/2
4 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
5 8 (14.55%) OO
6 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 5 (9.09%) Coaching
9 4 (7.27%) DevOps
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Release Management
9 4 (7.27%) RUP
9 4 (7.27%) SOA
9 4 (7.27%) MVC
10 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.45%) TDD
10 3 (5.45%) DSDM
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) C++
4 13 (23.64%) C#
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) C
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 3 (5.45%) Groovy
8 3 (5.45%) Scala
8 3 (5.45%) Clojure
8 3 (5.45%) Python
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) Erlang
10 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.82%) XAML
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Snort
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Coverity
4 2 (3.64%) Wind River
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
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