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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.07% 2.68% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 3.13% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 35
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,700 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
545 575 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.72% 85.69% 84.23%
Number of salaries quoted 462 474 414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) Java
3 43 (50.59%) SQL
4 28 (32.94%) C++
4 28 (32.94%) Computer Science
5 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
5 23 (27.06%) Linux
6 22 (25.88%) HTML
6 22 (25.88%) C#
6 22 (25.88%) Scrum
7 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
7 21 (24.71%) Unix
8 20 (23.53%) Degree
8 20 (23.53%) SDLC
9 19 (22.35%) Web Services
10 18 (21.18%) .NET
11 17 (20.00%) MVC
12 16 (18.82%) CSS
13 15 (17.65%) Finance
14 14 (16.47%) MySQL
14 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
14 14 (16.47%) C
14 14 (16.47%) ETL
14 14 (16.47%) QA
15 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.29%) HTTP
15 13 (15.29%) Oracle
15 13 (15.29%) XML
16 12 (14.12%) HTML5
17 11 (12.94%) Functional Programming

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.71%) IaaS
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) HTTP
2 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.24%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) MySQL
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Maven
2 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) Subversion
4 6 (7.06%) Gradle
5 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.35%) Ant
6 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.35%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.35%) JUnit
6 2 (2.35%) TestNG
7 1 (1.18%) Bower
7 1 (1.18%) Grunt
7 1 (1.18%) gulp
7 1 (1.18%) Hudson
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.18%) JMeter
7 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Welsh Language
4 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 34 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) Software Developer
4 17 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 16 (18.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (18.82%) C# Developer
6 12 (14.12%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (10.59%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Data Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.71%) Software Development Manager
11 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) HTML
2 19 (22.35%) Web Services
3 18 (21.18%) .NET
4 16 (18.82%) CSS
5 13 (15.29%) XML
6 12 (14.12%) HTML5
7 10 (11.76%) REST
7 10 (11.76%) SOAP
8 7 (8.24%) Java EE
8 7 (8.24%) WSDL
9 6 (7.06%) Servlets
10 5 (5.88%) jQuery
10 5 (5.88%) RESTful
11 4 (4.71%) Spring
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.53%) Flash
12 3 (3.53%) JSON
12 3 (3.53%) WCF
12 3 (3.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.35%) Tandem
5 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.18%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 21 (24.71%) Unix
3 10 (11.76%) Windows
4 7 (8.24%) Android
4 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Scrum
3 20 (23.53%) SDLC
4 17 (20.00%) MVC
5 14 (16.47%) ETL
6 11 (12.94%) Functional Programming
6 11 (12.94%) Online Security
6 11 (12.94%) OO
6 11 (12.94%) Test Planning
6 11 (12.94%) Time Management
7 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.76%) Online Marketing
8 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.24%) High Availability
9 7 (8.24%) TDD
10 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.88%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Java
2 43 (50.59%) SQL
3 28 (32.94%) C++
4 22 (25.88%) C#
5 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.47%) C
6 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
7 11 (12.94%) Erlang
7 11 (12.94%) Python
8 9 (10.59%) Haskell
8 9 (10.59%) Lisp
9 7 (8.24%) PHP
10 5 (5.88%) Perl
10 5 (5.88%) Scala
11 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.53%) Ruby
12 3 (3.53%) VB
13 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) HND
3 2 (2.35%) CBAP
3 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Sybase
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
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