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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.86% 3.54% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 4.62% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 25
Average salary £38,000 £41,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
525 303 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.89% 76.52% 72.42%
Number of salaries quoted 468 271 272
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,242 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (48.53%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) REST
3 25 (36.76%) Scrum
4 24 (35.29%) Objective-C
4 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.29%) Apple iOS
5 18 (26.47%) QA
6 17 (25.00%) C++
7 16 (23.53%) HTTP
8 15 (22.06%) OO
9 14 (20.59%) Automotive
10 12 (17.65%) JSON
11 11 (16.18%) Degree
12 10 (14.71%) Cocoa
12 10 (14.71%) Xcode
12 10 (14.71%) UML
12 10 (14.71%) Client/Server
12 10 (14.71%) SQL
12 10 (14.71%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
13 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (11.76%) C#
14 8 (11.76%) Windows
14 8 (11.76%) XAML
14 8 (11.76%) Advertising
14 8 (11.76%) MVVM
14 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
15 7 (10.29%) Finance
15 7 (10.29%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.94%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.82%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Xcode
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) JBehave
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 14 (20.59%) Automotive
2 8 (11.76%) Advertising
3 7 (10.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Software Engineer
2 35 (51.47%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) iOS Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Android Developer
6 6 (8.82%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) REST
2 12 (17.65%) JSON
3 10 (14.71%) Cocoa
3 10 (14.71%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (10.29%) HTML
5 6 (8.82%) J2EE
5 6 (8.82%) Android SDK
5 6 (8.82%) iOS SDK
6 5 (7.35%) Web Services
7 4 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (5.88%) STL
7 4 (5.88%) Spring
7 4 (5.88%) Velocity
7 4 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 3 (4.41%) Java EE
8 3 (4.41%) Mojolicious
8 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Client/Server
2 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.88%) Physics
4 4 (5.88%) GIS
5 3 (4.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.94%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.94%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) iSeries
7 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (8.82%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Scrum
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) OO
4 10 (14.71%) UML
4 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
5 8 (11.76%) MVVM
6 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Android Development
8 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.35%) Coaching
9 4 (5.88%) Cartography
9 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.88%) ETL
9 4 (5.88%) Validation
10 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.41%) BDD
11 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) Objective-C
3 17 (25.00%) C++
4 10 (14.71%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) C#
5 8 (11.76%) XAML
6 7 (10.29%) PHP
7 6 (8.82%) C
7 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.35%) Perl
8 5 (7.35%) Erlang
9 4 (5.88%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.88%) VC++
10 3 (4.41%) Scala
11 2 (2.94%) Golang
11 2 (2.94%) Ruby
12 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.47%) Python
12 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
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