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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.58% 2.80% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 3.41% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 8
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
466 410 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.85% 82.00% 65.93%
Number of salaries quoted 399 362 247
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 November 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Scrum
2 26 (47.27%) Java
3 25 (45.45%) C++
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) Degree
6 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
7 11 (20.00%) PHP
8 9 (16.36%) TDD
9 8 (14.55%) Advertising
9 8 (14.55%) HTML
10 7 (12.73%) C
10 7 (12.73%) C#
10 7 (12.73%) Finance
10 7 (12.73%) Erlang
10 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
11 6 (10.91%) Oracle
11 6 (10.91%) .NET
11 6 (10.91%) OO
12 5 (9.09%) MySQL
12 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
12 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.09%) Coaching
13 4 (7.27%) Cartography
13 4 (7.27%) iOS Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Riak
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Xcode
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) JBehave
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (14.55%) Advertising
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Software Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Programmer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Graduate
8 3 (5.45%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) J2EE
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) STL
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) JSON
3 4 (7.27%) WCF
3 4 (7.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (5.45%) jQuery
4 3 (5.45%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) Java EE
4 3 (5.45%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) Servlets
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Cocoa
5 2 (3.64%) Spring
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Physics
3 4 (7.27%) GIS
4 3 (5.45%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) iPhone
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) AS400
6 1 (1.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) UNIX
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.82%) OS/2
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Scrum
3 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.91%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Coaching
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) iOS Development
7 4 (7.27%) Cartography
7 4 (7.27%) ETL
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) Validation
8 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) BDD
9 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) C++
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) C
5 7 (12.73%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) Erlang
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.27%) VC++
7 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) Groovy
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.82%) Clojure
10 1 (1.82%) Python
10 1 (1.82%) RPG
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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Salary: c.£30K
Posted: 7 hours ago
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