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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 37 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 51 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.03% 4.11% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 5.38% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 24
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £42,000
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
687 502 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.21% 76.41% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 579 449 395
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,096
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) Java
3 27 (42.19%) SQL
4 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
5 24 (37.50%) C++
6 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
6 19 (29.69%) Degree
7 18 (28.13%) C
8 17 (26.56%) C#
8 17 (26.56%) SDLC
9 16 (25.00%) .NET
9 16 (25.00%) MVC
9 16 (25.00%) Scrum
10 15 (23.44%) MySQL
10 15 (23.44%) Linux
10 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (21.88%) Haskell
11 14 (21.88%) Erlang
11 14 (21.88%) Web Services
11 14 (21.88%) ETL
11 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 14 (21.88%) Lisp
11 14 (21.88%) Functional Programming
12 13 (20.31%) Python
12 13 (20.31%) UNIX
13 12 (18.75%) HTTP
14 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.63%) tcpdump
14 10 (15.63%) QA
14 10 (15.63%) Snort

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.75%) HTTP
3 10 (15.63%) tcpdump
4 6 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.44%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Riak
4 5 (7.81%) Voldemort
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Ant
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) Grunt
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) gulp
4 2 (3.13%) Bower
4 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.13%) Hudson
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) JMeter
4 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) TestNG
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.50%) Advertising
2 7 (10.94%) Marketing
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Software Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Technical Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.81%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Junior
6 3 (4.69%) Graduate
6 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) Web Services
3 10 (15.63%) Spring
4 9 (14.06%) SOAP
5 8 (12.50%) HTML
5 8 (12.50%) JPA
6 7 (10.94%) REST
6 7 (10.94%) CSS
6 7 (10.94%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.81%) HTML5
8 4 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (4.69%) WCF
9 3 (4.69%) CSS3
9 3 (4.69%) WebSockets
9 3 (4.69%) Sass
9 3 (4.69%) J2EE
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.69%) Ajax
9 3 (4.69%) JSON
9 3 (4.69%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 7 (10.94%) Data Structures
5 6 (9.38%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (3.13%) Robotics
7 2 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.56%) IPTV
8 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 13 (20.31%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) SDLC
3 16 (25.00%) MVC
3 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.88%) ETL
5 14 (21.88%) Functional Programming
6 9 (14.06%) Test Planning
6 9 (14.06%) Time Management
6 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) Cyber Security
8 6 (9.38%) TDD
8 6 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Data Management
9 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.81%) MapReduce
10 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) SQL
3 24 (37.50%) C++
4 18 (28.13%) C
5 17 (26.56%) C#
6 14 (21.88%) Haskell
6 14 (21.88%) Erlang
6 14 (21.88%) Lisp
7 13 (20.31%) Python
8 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.06%) PHP
9 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
10 6 (9.38%) Scala
11 5 (7.81%) SystemTap
12 4 (6.25%) Clojure
13 2 (3.13%) Fortran
13 2 (3.13%) Embedded C
13 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
13 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Snort
2 2 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
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