The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 49 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 45 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.93% 3.42% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 3.52% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 41
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1129 1136 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.60% 97.01% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 977 991 901
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend +5 20 £38,500 +6.94%
Cardiff +7 14 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Torfaen +19 9 £47,000 +44.61% 3
Newport -4 2 £45,750 +23.64% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £36,000 -
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (66.67%) C++
3 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (50.57%) Linux
5 34 (39.08%) Computer Science
6 31 (35.63%) Python
7 30 (34.48%) Unix
7 30 (34.48%) Java
8 28 (32.18%) Oracle
9 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
10 24 (27.59%) C
11 23 (26.44%) SQL
11 23 (26.44%) Windows
11 23 (26.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 22 (25.29%) Analytics
12 22 (25.29%) MySQL
12 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
13 21 (24.14%) SDLC
14 20 (22.99%) Life Science
14 20 (22.99%) Informatics
15 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
16 18 (20.69%) Web Services
17 16 (18.39%) DevOps
18 15 (17.24%) CSS
19 14 (16.09%) OO
19 14 (16.09%) HTML
20 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
20 13 (14.94%) Finance
20 13 (14.94%) Degree
20 13 (14.94%) Apache

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.94%) Apache
2 12 (13.79%) Tornado
3 2 (2.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.30%) JBoss
3 2 (2.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) PaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) IaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) HTTP
1 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.29%) MySQL
3 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
4 13 (14.94%) Big Data
5 12 (13.79%) RDBMS
5 12 (13.79%) SQLite
6 11 (12.64%) Data Mining
7 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Maven
2 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Gradle
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.30%) FishEye
6 1 (1.15%) Ant
6 1 (1.15%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
1 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.64%) Advertising
2 11 (12.64%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Legal
4 6 (6.90%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.60%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.30%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (20.69%) Web Services
3 15 (17.24%) CSS
4 14 (16.09%) HTML
5 12 (13.79%) Flask
5 12 (13.79%) Middleware
5 12 (13.79%) OAuth
5 12 (13.79%) ZeroMQ
6 9 (10.34%) .NET
6 9 (10.34%) SOAP
6 9 (10.34%) XML
7 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.20%) HTML5
7 8 (9.20%) Java EE
8 7 (8.05%) REST
8 7 (8.05%) WebRTC
9 6 (6.90%) WSDL
10 5 (5.75%) Servlets
11 4 (4.60%) J2EE
12 3 (3.45%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.08%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.99%) Informatics
2 20 (22.99%) Life Science
3 12 (13.79%) Health Informatics
4 9 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 8 (9.20%) Statistics
6 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.60%) DTV
6 4 (4.60%) Grid Computing
6 4 (4.60%) IPTV
6 4 (4.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.57%) Linux
2 30 (34.48%) Unix
3 23 (26.44%) Windows
4 13 (14.94%) Android
4 13 (14.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) Analytics
4 21 (24.14%) SDLC
5 16 (18.39%) DevOps
6 14 (16.09%) OO
7 12 (13.79%) Cross-Platform Development
7 12 (13.79%) Data Analysis
7 12 (13.79%) Machine Learning
8 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.64%) Mobile Marketing
9 10 (11.49%) ETL
10 8 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.20%) Functional Programming
10 8 (9.20%) Online Security
11 7 (8.05%) OOD
12 6 (6.90%) Android Development
12 6 (6.90%) iOS Development
12 6 (6.90%) SOA
13 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (66.67%) C++
2 31 (35.63%) Python
3 30 (34.48%) Java
4 24 (27.59%) C
5 23 (26.44%) SQL
6 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.94%) C#
8 8 (9.20%) Erlang
9 6 (6.90%) PHP
9 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.60%) Haskell
10 4 (4.60%) Lisp
10 4 (4.60%) Perl
11 3 (3.45%) Scala
12 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.30%) Groovy
12 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PhD
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.15%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.15%) MISRA
3 1 (1.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Snort
2 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Sybase
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Perforce
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