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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 47 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.36% 4.68% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 6.15% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 7
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
467 439 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.41% 76.08% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 423 369 216
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (51.47%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) Scrum
3 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.76%) OO
5 24 (35.29%) TDD
6 23 (33.82%) SQL
7 21 (30.88%) C++
8 20 (29.41%) C#
9 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
9 19 (27.94%) Web Services
9 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
9 19 (27.94%) MongoDB
10 18 (26.47%) Scala
10 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
11 17 (25.00%) J2EE
11 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (22.06%) Spring
12 15 (22.06%) XML
13 14 (20.59%) RUP
13 14 (20.59%) DSDM
13 14 (20.59%) Oracle
13 14 (20.59%) SOA
13 14 (20.59%) Open Source
13 14 (20.59%) jQuery
13 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
13 14 (20.59%) Hudson
13 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
13 14 (20.59%) DevOps
14 13 (19.12%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (19.12%) Confluence
2 10 (14.71%) FileNet
2 10 (14.71%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) MongoDB
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
4 13 (19.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) Riak
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Hudson
1 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.12%) Subversion
2 13 (19.12%) Maven
2 13 (19.12%) JIRA
3 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.41%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.94%) Xcode
6 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.47%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.47%) Grunt
6 1 (1.47%) Ant
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Software Engineer
2 33 (48.53%) Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Programmer
4 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Consultant
6 9 (13.24%) Java Consultant
6 9 (13.24%) Java Programmer
6 9 (13.24%) Developer Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Perl Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Perl Programmer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Web Services
2 17 (25.00%) J2EE
3 15 (22.06%) XML
3 15 (22.06%) Spring
4 14 (20.59%) jQuery
5 13 (19.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (19.12%) HTML
5 13 (19.12%) .NET
6 11 (16.18%) SOAP
6 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
6 11 (16.18%) XSLT
7 10 (14.71%) JSF
8 9 (13.24%) CSS
8 9 (13.24%) JSON
9 8 (11.76%) WPF
10 6 (8.82%) RESTful
10 6 (8.82%) Java EE
11 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
11 5 (7.35%) WCF
11 5 (7.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
5 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Scrum
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.76%) OO
4 24 (35.29%) TDD
5 14 (20.59%) RUP
5 14 (20.59%) DSDM
5 14 (20.59%) SOA
5 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.59%) DevOps
6 13 (19.12%) Release Management
6 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
7 12 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (17.65%) Pair Programming
7 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (13.24%) MVC
9 5 (7.35%) OOP
10 4 (5.88%) UML
11 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.94%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) SQL
3 21 (30.88%) C++
4 20 (29.41%) C#
5 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.47%) Scala
7 13 (19.12%) Clojure
7 13 (19.12%) Groovy
8 9 (13.24%) Perl
9 8 (11.76%) PHP
10 4 (5.88%) C
11 3 (4.41%) Erlang
11 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.94%) Python
12 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.47%) Ruby
13 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.47%) XAML
13 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Twitter
4 11 (16.18%) IBM
5 10 (14.71%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Coverity
6 2 (2.94%) Wind River
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Box Uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago