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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.97% 6.18% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 7.36% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 16
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
568 557 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.68% 84.01% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 480 488 284
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,855 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.18%) Java
3 42 (49.41%) SQL
4 37 (43.53%) Web Services
5 30 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 27 (31.76%) Linux
7 26 (30.59%) Scrum
8 25 (29.41%) Unix
8 25 (29.41%) Degree
9 24 (28.24%) C#
9 24 (28.24%) .NET
10 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
11 22 (25.88%) MVC
12 21 (24.71%) C++
13 19 (22.35%) HTML
13 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.18%) Spring
14 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (20.00%) CSS
15 17 (20.00%) SOAP
15 17 (20.00%) QA
16 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
16 16 (18.82%) C
16 16 (18.82%) SDLC
17 15 (17.65%) MySQL
17 15 (17.65%) HTTP
18 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
18 14 (16.47%) Python
18 14 (16.47%) Lisp
18 14 (16.47%) ETL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (4.71%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) GitHub
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) HTTP
2 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.94%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) MySQL
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.35%) Riak
6 2 (2.35%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) Maven
3 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.53%) JMeter
5 3 (3.53%) Subversion
6 2 (2.35%) Ant
6 2 (2.35%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.35%) Hudson
6 2 (2.35%) JUnit
6 2 (2.35%) Selenium
6 2 (2.35%) TestNG
7 1 (1.18%) Bower
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) Gradle
7 1 (1.18%) Grunt
7 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.76%) Marketing
2 8 (9.41%) Advertising
3 7 (8.24%) Finance
4 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 41 (48.24%) Developer
2 30 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) .NET Developer
4 18 (21.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (21.18%) C# Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Java Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Software Developer
5 14 (16.47%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (15.29%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 10 (11.76%) Security Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Architect
8 9 (10.59%) Technical Architect
9 8 (9.41%) Java Architect
9 8 (9.41%) Java Technical Architect
10 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Android Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Android Software Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) iOS Software Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.53%) Web Services
2 24 (28.24%) .NET
3 19 (22.35%) HTML
4 18 (21.18%) Spring
5 17 (20.00%) CSS
5 17 (20.00%) SOAP
6 13 (15.29%) JPA
7 11 (12.94%) REST
8 10 (11.76%) XML
9 9 (10.59%) Apache Camel
9 9 (10.59%) HTML5
10 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.41%) RESTful
11 6 (7.06%) jQuery
11 6 (7.06%) WCF
12 5 (5.88%) Ajax
12 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.88%) iOS SDK
12 5 (5.88%) WebRTC
13 4 (4.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Grid Computing
4 5 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.88%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Tandem
7 1 (1.18%) Physics
7 1 (1.18%) PMI
7 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Linux
2 25 (29.41%) Unix
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 7 (8.24%) Android
4 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Scrum
3 22 (25.88%) MVC
4 16 (18.82%) SDLC
5 14 (16.47%) ETL
5 14 (16.47%) Functional Programming
6 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) OO
7 12 (14.12%) Test Planning
7 12 (14.12%) Time Management
8 11 (12.94%) TDD
9 10 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.76%) Online Marketing
10 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Online Security
11 8 (9.41%) Machine Learning
12 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.18%) Java
2 42 (49.41%) SQL
3 24 (28.24%) C#
4 21 (24.71%) C++
5 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
6 16 (18.82%) C
7 14 (16.47%) Erlang
7 14 (16.47%) Haskell
7 14 (16.47%) Lisp
7 14 (16.47%) Python
8 12 (14.12%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.06%) Scala
10 4 (4.71%) PHP
10 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.53%) Clojure
11 3 (3.53%) Perl
11 3 (3.53%) Ruby
12 2 (2.35%) SystemTap
12 2 (2.35%) VB
13 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) HND
3 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PhD
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMP
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Snort
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) Sybase
4 3 (3.53%) Sitecore
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