The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.55% 2.75% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 2.86% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1022 1120 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.96% 96.39% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 905 993 805
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the South Wales region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Software Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 25 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Torfaen -4 11 £34,000 -10.52% 1
Bridgend +15 6 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Newport +13 4 £42,500 +0.59% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 85 (81.73%) Software Engineering
2 56 (53.85%) Java
3 47 (45.19%) C++
4 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (41.35%) HTML
6 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
7 39 (37.50%) Scrum
8 30 (28.85%) .NET
9 29 (27.88%) CSS
10 28 (26.92%) SQL
11 26 (25.00%) Degree
12 24 (23.08%) C#
13 22 (21.15%) OO
14 21 (20.19%) HTML5
15 20 (19.23%) Windows
15 20 (19.23%) Computer Science
16 18 (17.31%) OOD
17 16 (15.38%) C
17 16 (15.38%) Mathematics
18 14 (13.46%) Multimedia
18 14 (13.46%) CSS3
19 13 (12.50%) Oracle
19 13 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
20 12 (11.54%) QA
21 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
21 11 (10.58%) Web Services
21 11 (10.58%) Linux
21 11 (10.58%) HTTP
22 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
22 10 (9.62%) Performance Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) CMS
2 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.96%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) HTTP
2 8 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.77%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.88%) Internet
5 3 (2.88%) DVB
6 1 (0.96%) Wireless
6 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.96%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) Riak
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.77%) JIRA
2 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.81%) Subversion
4 3 (2.88%) Maven
4 3 (2.88%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.88%) Hudson
5 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.96%) NUnit
6 1 (0.96%) MSTest
6 1 (0.96%) Moq
6 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.96%) Automake
6 1 (0.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.96%) GCC
6 1 (0.96%) GDB
6 1 (0.96%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (13.46%) Multimedia
2 9 (8.65%) Advertising
2 9 (8.65%) Electronics
3 7 (6.73%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.73%) Avionics
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.35%) HTML
2 30 (28.85%) .NET
3 29 (27.88%) CSS
4 21 (20.19%) HTML5
5 14 (13.46%) CSS3
6 11 (10.58%) Web Services
7 9 (8.65%) XML
7 9 (8.65%) WCF
7 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.65%) jQuery
8 8 (7.69%) SOAP
8 8 (7.69%) J2EE
9 7 (6.73%) WPF
9 7 (6.73%) Java EE
10 6 (5.77%) REST
11 5 (4.81%) Spring
12 3 (2.88%) JSON
12 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.88%) RESTful
12 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 16 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.65%) DTV
4 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) IPTV
6 4 (3.85%) Physics
6 4 (3.85%) Open Source
7 3 (2.88%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Blog
9 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 9 (8.65%) UNIX
4 6 (5.77%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.88%) CentOS
6 2 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) OS/2
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (81.73%) Software Engineering
2 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.50%) Scrum
4 22 (21.15%) OO
5 18 (17.31%) OOD
6 13 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (9.62%) Performance Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Release Management
8 8 (7.69%) TDD
9 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.77%) BDD
10 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.77%) MVC
11 5 (4.81%) OOP
11 5 (4.81%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.81%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (4.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.85%) Java
2 47 (45.19%) C++
3 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.92%) SQL
5 24 (23.08%) C#
6 16 (15.38%) C
7 8 (7.69%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) Perl
9 4 (3.85%) PHP
9 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.85%) Ruby
10 3 (2.88%) Korn
10 3 (2.88%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.88%) Groovy
10 3 (2.88%) Scala
10 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.88%) Clojure
11 2 (1.92%) VB6
11 2 (1.92%) Erlang
11 2 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) PMP
3 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.88%) Twitter
4 2 (1.92%) Coverity
4 2 (1.92%) Wind River
5 1 (0.96%) Sony
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
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Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £20 - £60 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
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