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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 47 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.22% 6.23% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 7.69% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £28,614 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £38,000
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
534 468 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.90% 80.97% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 451 392 414
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (55.36%) REST
2 28 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (44.64%) Objective-C
3 25 (44.64%) Apple iOS
4 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) Mobile Development
5 17 (30.36%) HTTP
5 17 (30.36%) QA
6 15 (26.79%) Automotive
7 13 (23.21%) OO
7 13 (23.21%) JSON
8 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
8 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.86%) C++
9 10 (17.86%) HTML
9 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
9 10 (17.86%) Windows
9 10 (17.86%) UML
9 10 (17.86%) Scrum
9 10 (17.86%) Cocoa
9 10 (17.86%) Xcode
9 10 (17.86%) iOS Development
9 10 (17.86%) Cocoa Touch
10 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
10 9 (16.07%) HTML5
10 9 (16.07%) MVVM
10 9 (16.07%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (16.07%) XAML
10 9 (16.07%) C#
11 8 (14.29%) SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.36%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
4 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.14%) Big Data
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Xcode
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Grunt
3 2 (3.57%) Bower
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) TestNG
4 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (26.79%) Automotive
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) iOS Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Android Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Head of Development
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (55.36%) REST
2 13 (23.21%) JSON
3 10 (17.86%) HTML
3 10 (17.86%) Cocoa
3 10 (17.86%) Cocoa Touch
4 9 (16.07%) HTML5
5 6 (10.71%) iOS SDK
5 6 (10.71%) Velocity
5 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.71%) Android SDK
6 5 (8.93%) Mojolicious
6 5 (8.93%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) Spring
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) J2EE
7 3 (5.36%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
7 3 (5.36%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.36%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Apple iOS
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (10.71%) Android
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (33.93%) Mobile Development
2 13 (23.21%) OO
3 10 (17.86%) UML
3 10 (17.86%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) iOS Development
4 9 (16.07%) MVVM
5 6 (10.71%) Android Development
6 5 (8.93%) ETL
6 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (5.36%) Validation
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.57%) Web Usability
8 2 (3.57%) BDD
8 2 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) Objective-C
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) C++
5 9 (16.07%) XAML
5 9 (16.07%) C#
6 8 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (12.50%) Perl
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 6 (10.71%) Scala
9 5 (8.93%) C
10 4 (7.14%) Golang
11 3 (5.36%) Erlang
11 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.79%) RPG
12 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Google
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