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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 67 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.07% 2.90% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.93% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 18
Median salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
640 853 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.16% 99.07% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 578 740 536
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) C++
4 13 (65.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Unix
6 9 (45.00%) Python
6 9 (45.00%) DevOps
7 7 (35.00%) IaaS
7 7 (35.00%) Microservices
7 7 (35.00%) Functional Programming
7 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (35.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (35.00%) Online Security
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) Welsh Language
7 7 (35.00%) Erlang
7 7 (35.00%) HTTP
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) Perl
7 7 (35.00%) C
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (20.00%) OO
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) .NET

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 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) FishEye
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (35.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) WSDL
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) LESS
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Informatics
3 2 (10.00%) Life Science
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) Functional Programming
4 7 (35.00%) Microservices
4 7 (35.00%) Online Security
4 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
5 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Erlang
4 7 (35.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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