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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 50 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.67% 1.77% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.89% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 4
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
651 370 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.73% 93.67% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 573 312 427
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (92.11%) Software Engineering
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) OO
3 13 (34.21%) JSON
3 13 (34.21%) REST
4 11 (28.95%) C++
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
5 10 (26.32%) Xcode
5 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
5 10 (26.32%) UML
5 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
5 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
5 10 (26.32%) iOS Development
5 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) C
7 7 (18.42%) MySQL
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
9 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.16%) ETL
9 5 (13.16%) Embedded C
9 5 (13.16%) Validation
9 5 (13.16%) Spring
10 4 (10.53%) Advertising
10 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.53%) PHP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (2.63%) Node.js
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Xcode
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) JBehave
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) JSON
1 13 (34.21%) REST
2 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
2 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) Spring
5 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.89%) Spring Integration
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.63%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.63%) JPA
8 1 (2.63%) Java EE
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
8 1 (2.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Software Engineering
2 13 (34.21%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) UML
4 10 (26.32%) iOS Development
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) ETL
6 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) C++
3 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) C
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded C
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.53%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) Erlang
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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