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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 45 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.25% 1.06% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 1.09% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 15
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,700 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,300 £38,000
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
636 641 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.45% 96.68% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 536 538 493
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
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
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 6 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (84.85%) Java
3 18 (54.55%) C++
3 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) Linux
5 16 (48.48%) Unix
5 16 (48.48%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 11 (33.33%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) SDLC
8 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 10 (30.30%) MySQL
8 10 (30.30%) ETL
9 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 9 (27.27%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 8 (24.24%) HTML
10 8 (24.24%) C
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP
10 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) HTML5
11 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
11 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
11 7 (21.21%) REST
11 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (21.21%) Functional Programming
11 7 (21.21%) Erlang
11 7 (21.21%) Android
11 7 (21.21%) Maven
11 7 (21.21%) Online Security

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 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) IaaS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) Gradle
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) TestNG
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Welsh Language
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) HTML5
4 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 7 (21.21%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) SOAP
5 6 (18.18%) WSDL
6 5 (15.15%) Java EE
6 5 (15.15%) Servlets
7 2 (6.06%) Akka
7 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.06%) iOS SDK
7 2 (6.06%) JAX-WS
7 2 (6.06%) Spring
7 2 (6.06%) WebRTC
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) JSON
8 1 (3.03%) Lucene
8 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Grid Computing
3 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Unix
3 7 (21.21%) Android
3 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
4 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) SDLC
4 10 (30.30%) ETL
5 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (21.21%) Functional Programming
5 7 (21.21%) Online Security
5 7 (21.21%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) High Availability
6 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
8 3 (9.09%) DevOps
8 3 (9.09%) Microservices
8 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) Python
5 8 (24.24%) C
6 7 (21.21%) Erlang
7 6 (18.18%) PHP
8 5 (15.15%) C#
9 4 (12.12%) Haskell
9 4 (12.12%) Lisp
9 4 (12.12%) Scala
10 3 (9.09%) Perl
11 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.06%) VB
12 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
12 1 (3.03%) Fortran
12 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
12 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.03%) MISRA
2 1 (3.03%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday