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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 61 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.89% 2.82% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.87% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £35,100 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
670 661 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 98.07% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 554 576 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) Unix
3 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) C++
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
5 15 (48.39%) SDLC
6 14 (45.16%) MySQL
6 14 (45.16%) Web Services
7 13 (41.94%) C
7 13 (41.94%) ETL
8 12 (38.71%) HTTP
9 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
9 11 (35.48%) Python
9 11 (35.48%) Lisp
9 11 (35.48%) Functional Programming
9 11 (35.48%) Haskell
9 11 (35.48%) Erlang
10 10 (32.26%) Snort
10 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (32.26%) tcpdump
11 8 (25.81%) Grid Computing
11 8 (25.81%) Online Security
11 8 (25.81%) Machine Learning
11 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
12 7 (22.58%) XML
12 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) Riak
4 2 (6.45%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) TestNG
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) iOS SDK
4 5 (16.13%) WebRTC
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
5 4 (12.90%) REST
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
5 4 (12.90%) WSDL
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.68%) Lucene
6 3 (9.68%) WCF
7 2 (6.45%) Akka
7 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.45%) JAX-WS
7 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) Grid Computing
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Streaming Video
4 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
1 19 (61.29%) Unix
2 6 (19.35%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) ETL
4 11 (35.48%) Functional Programming
5 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
6 8 (25.81%) Machine Learning
6 8 (25.81%) Online Security
7 4 (12.90%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
10 1 (3.23%) Validation
10 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) C++
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) C
4 11 (35.48%) Erlang
4 11 (35.48%) Haskell
4 11 (35.48%) Lisp
4 11 (35.48%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
7 3 (9.68%) Scala
8 2 (6.45%) SystemTap
9 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.23%) Clojure
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.23%) Fortran
9 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Snort
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Sybase
3 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
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