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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 60 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 19 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.43% 5.55% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 6.95% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 26
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,614 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £52,500 £52,500
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
629 547 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.54% 79.85% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 502 465 337
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (51.06%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) REST
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) C++
4 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
5 13 (27.66%) QA
6 12 (25.53%) HTTP
6 12 (25.53%) Scrum
6 12 (25.53%) Apple iOS
6 12 (25.53%) SDLC
7 11 (23.40%) Objective-C
7 11 (23.40%) HTML
7 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.28%) C#
8 10 (21.28%) MySQL
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle
9 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.15%) PHP
9 9 (19.15%) ETL
9 9 (19.15%) MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Mobile Development
10 8 (17.02%) Perl
10 8 (17.02%) HTML5
11 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
11 7 (14.89%) Scala
11 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.89%) Velocity
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (4.26%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (10.64%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
4 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Voldemort
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.26%) Riak
7 1 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Xcode
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Grunt
2 3 (6.38%) gulp
3 2 (4.26%) Bower
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) TestNG
4 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 7 (14.89%) Automotive
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Software Engineer
2 20 (42.55%) Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 5 (10.64%) iOS Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Head of Development
4 4 (8.51%) Software Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) REST
2 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) HTML5
4 7 (14.89%) Velocity
4 7 (14.89%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) J2EE
5 6 (12.77%) Mojolicious
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 5 (10.64%) JSON
7 4 (8.51%) Cocoa
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) Sass
8 3 (6.38%) CSS3
8 3 (6.38%) WebSockets
8 3 (6.38%) Web Services
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
9 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.26%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.64%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.13%) IPTV
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (10.64%) UNIX
5 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Scrum
2 12 (25.53%) SDLC
3 9 (19.15%) Mobile Development
3 9 (19.15%) ETL
3 9 (19.15%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.64%) MVVM
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
6 4 (8.51%) Functional Programming
6 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) UML
6 4 (8.51%) Time Management
7 3 (6.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) C++
3 11 (23.40%) Objective-C
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) C#
5 9 (19.15%) PHP
6 8 (17.02%) Perl
7 7 (14.89%) C
7 7 (14.89%) Scala
8 6 (12.77%) Erlang
9 5 (10.64%) XAML
10 4 (8.51%) Lisp
10 4 (8.51%) Haskell
10 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
10 4 (8.51%) Go
11 3 (6.38%) Python
12 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
12 2 (4.26%) SystemTap
13 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
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