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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.75% 2.25% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 2.77% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,125 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,950 £40,000
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
471 470 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.09% 81.46% 64.75%
Number of salaries quoted 401 406 233
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 32 (51.61%) Scrum
4 26 (41.94%) C++
5 21 (33.87%) SQL
6 14 (22.58%) Degree
7 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
7 13 (20.97%) OO
7 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.35%) C#
8 12 (19.35%) Oracle
8 12 (19.35%) TDD
9 11 (17.74%) HTML
9 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.13%) J2EE
11 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.52%) PHP
11 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (12.90%) Web Services
12 8 (12.90%) XML
13 7 (11.29%) Advertising
13 7 (11.29%) RUP
13 7 (11.29%) C
13 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
13 7 (11.29%) Open Source
13 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
13 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
13 7 (11.29%) DevOps

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (8.06%) Confluence
2 4 (6.45%) FileNet
2 4 (6.45%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) GitHub
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Riak
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Maven
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Hudson
4 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.23%) Xcode
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) JBehave
7 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (11.29%) Advertising
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (64.52%) Software Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Programmer
7 6 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) C++ Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Graduate
9 4 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Java Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Java Programmer
10 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.84%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (4.84%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) HTML
2 10 (16.13%) J2EE
3 8 (12.90%) Web Services
3 8 (12.90%) XML
4 6 (9.68%) Spring
4 6 (9.68%) .NET
4 6 (9.68%) CSS
4 6 (9.68%) SOAP
5 5 (8.06%) JSF
5 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.06%) XSLT
5 5 (8.06%) Java EE
5 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (8.06%) jQuery
6 4 (6.45%) JSON
6 4 (6.45%) WCF
6 4 (6.45%) WPF
6 4 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (6.45%) STL
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 4 (6.45%) GIS
3 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.45%) Physics
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.23%) iPhone
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Android
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Scrum
3 13 (20.97%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) TDD
5 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) RUP
8 7 (11.29%) DevOps
9 6 (9.68%) DSDM
9 6 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (9.68%) Release Management
10 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.06%) SOA
10 5 (8.06%) Coaching
11 4 (6.45%) Cartography
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.45%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) C++
3 21 (33.87%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) C#
5 9 (14.52%) PHP
6 7 (11.29%) C
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.68%) Erlang
7 6 (9.68%) Scala
8 5 (8.06%) Clojure
8 5 (8.06%) Groovy
8 5 (8.06%) Perl
9 4 (6.45%) VC++
10 3 (4.84%) Python
11 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.23%) Ruby
12 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) Twitter
4 4 (6.45%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) Coverity
5 2 (3.23%) Wind River
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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