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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 51 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.70% 5.12% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 6.64% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 28
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
650 527 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.25% 77.05% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 527 466 316
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (38.00%) C++
5 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (30.00%) SDLC
6 14 (28.00%) C#
7 13 (26.00%) MVC
7 13 (26.00%) Degree
7 13 (26.00%) Scrum
8 12 (24.00%) ETL
8 12 (24.00%) MySQL
9 11 (22.00%) .NET
9 11 (22.00%) PHP
9 11 (22.00%) QA
10 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.00%) C
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle
11 9 (18.00%) HTTP
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
12 8 (16.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Erlang
12 8 (16.00%) REST
13 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
13 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
13 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
13 7 (14.00%) Time Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTP
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (12.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) MySQL
3 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) Voldemort
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.00%) Riak
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) DB2
7 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Grunt
2 3 (6.00%) gulp
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) Bower
3 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.00%) Ant
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) TestNG
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.00%) Xcode
4 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.00%) Gerrit
General
1 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Junior
4 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Graduate
5 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Head of Development
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) REST
3 6 (12.00%) HTML5
4 5 (10.00%) jQuery
4 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (8.00%) JSON
5 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 3 (6.00%) CSS3
6 3 (6.00%) WebSockets
6 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.00%) Velocity
6 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) J2EE
6 3 (6.00%) Sass
6 3 (6.00%) Mojolicious
7 2 (4.00%) LESS
7 2 (4.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (4.00%) XML
7 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (8.00%) Grid Computing
5 3 (6.00%) User Experience
6 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (4.00%) Robotics
6 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.00%) IPTV
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) SDLC
3 13 (26.00%) MVC
3 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 12 (24.00%) ETL
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Time Management
6 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (12.00%) Functional Programming
7 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (10.00%) Data Management
9 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.00%) Cyber Security
10 3 (6.00%) MapReduce
10 3 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.00%) Mobile Development
10 3 (6.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) C++
4 14 (28.00%) C#
5 11 (22.00%) PHP
6 10 (20.00%) C
7 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (16.00%) Erlang
9 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (12.00%) Lisp
10 6 (12.00%) Haskell
11 5 (10.00%) Scala
11 5 (10.00%) Python
12 4 (8.00%) Perl
13 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
13 3 (6.00%) SystemTap
14 2 (4.00%) Go
14 2 (4.00%) XAML
14 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
15 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) Apple
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