The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.32% 3.26% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.07% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 6
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 467 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.52% 80.24% 66.92%
Number of salaries quoted 399 402 234
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cardiff region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) Java
3 36 (50.70%) Scrum
4 26 (36.62%) C++
5 23 (32.39%) SQL
6 21 (29.58%) OO
7 18 (25.35%) TDD
8 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
8 17 (23.94%) C#
9 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
10 15 (21.13%) J2EE
10 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
11 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
11 14 (19.72%) HTML
11 14 (19.72%) Web Services
11 14 (19.72%) XML
12 13 (18.31%) Oracle
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
13 12 (16.90%) Scala
13 12 (16.90%) Open Source
13 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
13 12 (16.90%) DevOps
13 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.90%) RUP
13 12 (16.90%) Degree
14 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
14 11 (15.49%) Subversion
14 11 (15.49%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.08%) Confluence
2 8 (11.27%) FileNet
2 8 (11.27%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) GitHub
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
1 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Riak
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.49%) Subversion
3 10 (14.08%) Maven
3 10 (14.08%) JIRA
3 10 (14.08%) Hudson
4 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.82%) Xcode
7 1 (1.41%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (11.27%) Advertising
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Software Engineer
2 26 (36.62%) Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) Software Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Programmer
5 11 (15.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Java Consultant
7 7 (9.86%) Java Programmer
7 7 (9.86%) Consultant
7 7 (9.86%) Developer Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (7.04%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Graduate
11 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.23%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) J2EE
2 14 (19.72%) HTML
2 14 (19.72%) Web Services
2 14 (19.72%) XML
3 11 (15.49%) Spring
4 10 (14.08%) SOAP
4 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (12.68%) .NET
5 9 (12.68%) JSF
5 9 (12.68%) Hibernate
5 9 (12.68%) XSLT
6 8 (11.27%) CSS
7 7 (9.86%) jQuery
8 6 (8.45%) Java EE
8 6 (8.45%) JSON
8 6 (8.45%) WPF
9 5 (7.04%) WCF
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.04%) RESTful
10 3 (4.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Open Source
2 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 2 (2.82%) Physics
4 2 (2.82%) GIS
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.41%) Blog
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Scrum
3 21 (29.58%) OO
4 18 (25.35%) TDD
5 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
6 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
7 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.90%) RUP
8 12 (16.90%) DevOps
9 11 (15.49%) DSDM
9 11 (15.49%) SOA
9 11 (15.49%) Release Management
10 10 (14.08%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
11 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.04%) Coaching
13 4 (5.63%) MVC
13 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) C++
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 17 (23.94%) C#
5 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) Scala
6 11 (15.49%) PHP
7 10 (14.08%) Groovy
7 10 (14.08%) Clojure
8 6 (8.45%) Erlang
8 6 (8.45%) Perl
8 6 (8.45%) C
9 3 (4.23%) Python
10 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.82%) VC++
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.41%) XAML
11 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Snort
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle
3 10 (14.08%) Twitter
4 9 (12.68%) IBM
5 8 (11.27%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Coverity
6 2 (2.82%) Wind River
7 1 (1.41%) Remedy
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20 - £60 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago