The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.89% 5.10% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 6.91% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 14
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,250 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 405 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.15% 73.77% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 435 332 240
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
South Wales

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 31 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (51.35%) Java
2 30 (40.54%) Scrum
3 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.49%) TDD
5 25 (33.78%) C++
5 25 (33.78%) SQL
5 25 (33.78%) OO
6 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
7 22 (29.73%) J2EE
7 22 (29.73%) Web Services
8 21 (28.38%) MongoDB
9 20 (27.03%) Scala
9 20 (27.03%) Spring
9 20 (27.03%) C#
10 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
11 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
12 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
12 17 (22.97%) XML
13 16 (21.62%) SOA
13 16 (21.62%) RUP
13 16 (21.62%) DSDM
13 16 (21.62%) Open Source
13 16 (21.62%) jQuery
13 16 (21.62%) NoSQL
13 16 (21.62%) Hudson
13 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
13 16 (21.62%) DevOps
14 15 (20.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (20.27%) Twitter
14 15 (20.27%) Clojure

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (20.27%) Confluence
2 10 (13.51%) FileNet
2 10 (13.51%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
3 16 (21.62%) NoSQL
4 15 (20.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Hudson
1 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) Maven
2 15 (20.27%) JIRA
2 15 (20.27%) Subversion
3 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.76%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.70%) Xcode
6 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.35%) Grunt
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
6 1 (1.35%) RequisitePro
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Advertising
2 5 (6.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Software Engineer
2 37 (50.00%) Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Java Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Programmer
5 11 (14.86%) Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) Java Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Java Programmer
8 8 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Perl Developer
11 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) J2EE
1 22 (29.73%) Web Services
2 20 (27.03%) Spring
3 17 (22.97%) XML
4 16 (21.62%) jQuery
5 15 (20.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (20.27%) HTML
6 13 (17.57%) Hibernate
6 13 (17.57%) .NET
7 12 (16.22%) SOAP
8 11 (14.86%) XSLT
8 11 (14.86%) JSON
9 10 (13.51%) JSF
10 9 (12.16%) CSS
10 9 (12.16%) Java EE
11 8 (10.81%) WPF
11 8 (10.81%) GWT
12 6 (8.11%) RESTful
12 6 (8.11%) HTML5
12 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Open Source
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) Blog
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Scrum
2 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) TDD
4 25 (33.78%) OO
5 16 (21.62%) SOA
5 16 (21.62%) RUP
5 16 (21.62%) DSDM
5 16 (21.62%) DevOps
6 15 (20.27%) Release Management
6 15 (20.27%) Unit Testing
6 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
7 14 (18.92%) Pair Programming
7 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (16.22%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (16.22%) MVC
9 5 (6.76%) UML
9 5 (6.76%) OOP
10 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) Java
2 25 (33.78%) C++
2 25 (33.78%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.03%) Scala
4 20 (27.03%) C#
5 15 (20.27%) Clojure
5 15 (20.27%) Groovy
6 8 (10.81%) Perl
7 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 7 (9.46%) C
8 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.70%) Erlang
10 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) ISEB
2 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) Twitter
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) IBM
4 10 (13.51%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Coverity
5 2 (2.70%) Wind River
6 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.35%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago