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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 64 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.83% 4.08% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 4.21% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 37
Average salary £37,750 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.77% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £38,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1146 975 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.50% 96.92% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 814 926
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -14 11 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Torfaen -18 6 £41,250 +24.06%
Bridgend -2 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Newport -9 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 76 (92.68%) Software Engineering
2 47 (57.32%) C++
3 42 (51.22%) Java
4 31 (37.80%) C
5 26 (31.71%) Linux
6 24 (29.27%) Client/Server
7 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 22 (26.83%) Objective-C
8 18 (21.95%) OOP
8 18 (21.95%) Apple iOS
8 18 (21.95%) REST
9 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
9 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (19.51%) Web Services
11 15 (18.29%) UML
11 15 (18.29%) OO
12 14 (17.07%) Xcode
12 14 (17.07%) JSON
12 14 (17.07%) Product Management
12 14 (17.07%) Windows
12 14 (17.07%) JUnit
12 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
12 14 (17.07%) Big Data
12 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
12 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
13 13 (15.85%) HTTP
14 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
14 12 (14.63%) OOD
14 12 (14.63%) Data Mining
14 12 (14.63%) Advertising

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (9.76%) Apache
1 8 (9.76%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) PaaS
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.85%) HTTP
3 6 (7.32%) Internet
4 4 (4.88%) DVB
5 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.66%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) Big Data
2 12 (14.63%) Data Mining
3 8 (9.76%) MySQL
4 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Riak
7 1 (1.22%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) JUnit
1 14 (17.07%) Xcode
1 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
1 14 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.76%) JIRA
3 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.32%) Selenium
5 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.88%) TestLink
6 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (14.63%) Advertising
1 12 (14.63%) Marketing
2 8 (9.76%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.66%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) REST
2 16 (19.51%) Web Services
3 14 (17.07%) JSON
4 11 (13.41%) HTML
5 10 (12.20%) Cocoa
5 10 (12.20%) Cocoa Touch
6 9 (10.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (8.54%) STL
7 7 (8.54%) XML
8 6 (7.32%) Qt
9 5 (6.10%) HTML5
10 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.88%) Pthreads
10 4 (4.88%) SOAP
10 4 (4.88%) Spring
10 4 (4.88%) POSIX
11 3 (3.66%) MFC
11 3 (3.66%) Spring Integration
11 3 (3.66%) POCO
12 2 (2.44%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Client/Server
2 10 (12.20%) DTV
2 10 (12.20%) IPTV
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.98%) Algorithms
4 8 (9.76%) User Experience
4 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Statistics
5 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.66%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.66%) Physics
6 3 (3.66%) Open Source
6 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Apple iOS
3 14 (17.07%) Windows
4 11 (13.41%) UNIX
5 10 (12.20%) Mac OS
6 6 (7.32%) Android
7 4 (4.88%) CentOS
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (92.68%) Software Engineering
2 18 (21.95%) OOP
3 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.29%) UML
4 15 (18.29%) OO
5 14 (17.07%) Regression Testing
5 14 (17.07%) Product Management
6 12 (14.63%) Mobile Marketing
6 12 (14.63%) iOS Development
6 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.63%) OOD
6 12 (14.63%) Scrum
7 10 (12.20%) TDD
7 10 (12.20%) Mobile Development
7 10 (12.20%) BDD
8 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.76%) Bug Management
9 7 (8.54%) ETL
10 6 (7.32%) Cyber Security
11 4 (4.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (57.32%) C++
2 42 (51.22%) Java
3 31 (37.80%) C
4 22 (26.83%) Objective-C
4 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.20%) SQL
6 8 (9.76%) Perl
6 8 (9.76%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) Korn
6 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.54%) C#
7 7 (8.54%) Python
7 7 (8.54%) Embedded C
8 6 (7.32%) Groovy
9 3 (3.66%) Erlang
10 1 (1.22%) SystemTap
10 1 (1.22%) Haskell
10 1 (1.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.88%) Perforce
3 3 (3.66%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle
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