The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 54 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.02% 1.15% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.19% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 20
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £37,750 £35,250
UK excluding London median 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
634 671 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.45% 96.27% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 552 551 568
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (83.87%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) C++
4 18 (58.06%) Linux
5 17 (54.84%) Unix
6 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (48.39%) SQL
8 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
9 11 (35.48%) SDLC
10 10 (32.26%) MySQL
10 10 (32.26%) Python
10 10 (32.26%) ETL
11 9 (29.03%) HTTP
11 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 9 (29.03%) XML
11 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 9 (29.03%) C
12 8 (25.81%) HTML
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) Web Services
12 8 (25.81%) Online Security
12 8 (25.81%) Erlang
12 8 (25.81%) HTML5
12 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (25.81%) Functional Programming
13 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
13 7 (22.58%) REST
13 7 (22.58%) Android
13 7 (22.58%) CSS
13 7 (22.58%) SOAP

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) HTTP
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 5 (16.13%) Gradle
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.23%) TestNG
General
1 4 (12.90%) Welsh Language
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) HTML5
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) REST
3 7 (22.58%) SOAP
4 6 (19.35%) WSDL
5 5 (16.13%) Java EE
5 5 (16.13%) Servlets
6 2 (6.45%) iOS SDK
6 2 (6.45%) WebRTC
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) Akka
7 1 (3.23%) Flash
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (3.23%) Lucene
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Grid Computing
2 4 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Android
3 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
4 6 (19.35%) Windows
5 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) SDLC
4 10 (32.26%) ETL
5 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (25.81%) Functional Programming
5 8 (25.81%) Online Security
6 7 (22.58%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) High Availability
7 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
8 4 (12.90%) Microservices
8 4 (12.90%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.45%) Analytics
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) C++
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Python
5 9 (29.03%) C
5 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.81%) Erlang
7 6 (19.35%) PHP
8 5 (16.13%) C#
9 4 (12.90%) Haskell
9 4 (12.90%) Lisp
9 4 (12.90%) Perl
10 3 (9.68%) Scala
11 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.45%) VB
12 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
12 1 (3.23%) Fortran
12 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PhD
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Sybase
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