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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 62 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.77% 4.46% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 4.65% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 10
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £48,700 £42,000
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
766 645 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.72% 95.84% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 618 548 430
Average salary £36,375 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.98% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) C++
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 10 (38.46%) MySQL
6 9 (34.62%) ETL
7 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) C
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
8 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
9 5 (19.23%) SaaS
9 5 (19.23%) tcpdump
9 5 (19.23%) Erlang
9 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
9 5 (19.23%) Snort
9 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) HTTP
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) UNIX
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 4 (15.38%) OO
10 4 (15.38%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (19.23%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Riak
4 2 (7.69%) Voldemort
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) JSON
1 4 (15.38%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
2 3 (11.54%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (11.54%) Cocoa
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) JAX-WS
4 1 (3.85%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
4 4 (15.38%) Grid Computing
5 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (7.69%) Robotics
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
7 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.85%) IPTV
7 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) SDLC
3 9 (34.62%) ETL
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) OO
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Functional Programming
6 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
5 5 (19.23%) Erlang
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) Lisp
6 4 (15.38%) Haskell
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Python
8 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 2 (7.69%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
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