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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 60 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.66% 2.21% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.28% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 18
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £41,750 £42,750
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
711 791 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.34% 97.29% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 628 643 572
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 25 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (79.41%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) C++
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (50.00%) Linux
6 16 (47.06%) Unix
7 14 (41.18%) Python
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
8 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 10 (29.41%) Erlang
9 10 (29.41%) Functional Programming
9 10 (29.41%) C
9 10 (29.41%) HTTP
9 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (29.41%) Online Security
10 9 (26.47%) MySQL
10 9 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (26.47%) DevOps
11 8 (23.53%) SDLC
11 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 8 (23.53%) HTML
11 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.59%) Perl
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) ETL
12 7 (20.59%) IaaS
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (20.59%) HTML5

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 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.59%) IaaS
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
1 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Subversion
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Gradle
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) FishEye
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (20.59%) Welsh Language
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) HTML5
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) Java EE
4 5 (14.71%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) Servlets
4 5 (14.71%) SOAP
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) WSDL
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) Node.js
8 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.94%) Flash
8 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE
8 1 (2.94%) Lucene
8 1 (2.94%) STL
8 1 (2.94%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Grid Computing
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Informatics
4 2 (5.88%) Life Science
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Android
3 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Functional Programming
3 10 (29.41%) Online Security
4 9 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (23.53%) SDLC
6 7 (20.59%) ETL
6 7 (20.59%) Microservices
6 7 (20.59%) Security Operations
7 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 6 (17.65%) OO
8 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) High Availability
8 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (5.88%) MVC
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) C++
3 14 (41.18%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) C
5 10 (29.41%) Erlang
6 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.59%) Perl
8 6 (17.65%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) PHP
10 3 (8.82%) Haskell
10 3 (8.82%) Lisp
11 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (5.88%) Scala
11 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (5.88%) VB
12 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Sybase
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian