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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.10% 3.46% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 4.34% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 5
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,300 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
465 461 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.16% 79.76% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 407 393 218
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,458 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Java
3 35 (47.95%) Scrum
4 25 (34.25%) C++
5 24 (32.88%) OO
6 23 (31.51%) SQL
7 20 (27.40%) TDD
8 19 (26.03%) C#
9 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
11 16 (21.92%) J2EE
11 16 (21.92%) Web Services
12 15 (20.55%) XML
12 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
12 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
12 15 (20.55%) MongoDB
13 14 (19.18%) Scala
13 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
13 14 (19.18%) HTML
13 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
14 13 (17.81%) Oracle
14 13 (17.81%) RUP
14 13 (17.81%) DevOps
14 13 (17.81%) Open Source
14 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (16.44%) Release Management
15 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
15 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
15 12 (16.44%) SOA
15 12 (16.44%) DSDM

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (15.07%) Confluence
2 9 (12.33%) FileNet
2 9 (12.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.37%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
1 15 (20.55%) MongoDB
2 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
3 11 (15.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
1 12 (16.44%) Subversion
2 11 (15.07%) JIRA
2 11 (15.07%) Maven
2 11 (15.07%) Hudson
3 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) Xcode
5 2 (2.74%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.37%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (9.59%) Advertising
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Software Engineer
2 29 (39.73%) Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Programmer
5 12 (16.44%) Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Software Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) Java Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) Java Programmer
7 8 (10.96%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.85%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (5.48%) Graduate
9 4 (5.48%) Perl Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Perl Programmer
10 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) J2EE
1 16 (21.92%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) XML
3 14 (19.18%) HTML
4 12 (16.44%) Spring
5 11 (15.07%) SOAP
5 11 (15.07%) .NET
5 11 (15.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (13.70%) XSLT
6 10 (13.70%) JSF
6 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.33%) jQuery
8 8 (10.96%) CSS
9 7 (9.59%) JSON
9 7 (9.59%) WPF
10 6 (8.22%) Java EE
10 6 (8.22%) RESTful
11 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.85%) WCF
12 3 (4.11%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Open Source
2 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) iPhone
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.74%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Blog
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.95%) Scrum
3 24 (32.88%) OO
4 20 (27.40%) TDD
5 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
7 13 (17.81%) RUP
7 13 (17.81%) DevOps
7 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.44%) Release Management
8 12 (16.44%) SOA
8 12 (16.44%) DSDM
9 11 (15.07%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
10 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (13.70%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.85%) MVC
12 4 (5.48%) Coaching
12 4 (5.48%) OOP
13 3 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (53.42%) Java
2 25 (34.25%) C++
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 19 (26.03%) C#
5 14 (19.18%) Scala
5 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.07%) PHP
6 11 (15.07%) Clojure
6 11 (15.07%) Groovy
7 7 (9.59%) Perl
8 6 (8.22%) C
9 5 (6.85%) Erlang
10 3 (4.11%) Python
11 2 (2.74%) Ruby
11 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.37%) VC++
12 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.37%) XAML
12 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Snort
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) Twitter
4 10 (13.70%) IBM
5 9 (12.33%) Adobe
6 2 (2.74%) Coverity
6 2 (2.74%) Wind River
7 1 (1.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30,000 - £50,000 depending on exper
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20 - £60 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Box Uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago