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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 44 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 55 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.64% 2.77% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 2.86% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 33
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,500 £37,300
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
1170 1154 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.65% 96.89% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1009 832
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 4 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 4 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
Cardiff +15 20 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Bridgend +8 20 £38,500 +6.94% 1
Torfaen +14 11 £47,000 +13.93% 3
Newport -2 3 £41,500 +7.09%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £50,000 -
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 4 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 88 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (65.91%) C++
3 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (50.00%) Linux
5 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
6 31 (35.23%) Java
7 30 (34.09%) Unix
8 29 (32.95%) Python
9 28 (31.82%) Oracle
9 28 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 25 (28.41%) SQL
11 24 (27.27%) MySQL
12 23 (26.14%) Windows
12 23 (26.14%) C
12 23 (26.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 23 (26.14%) SDLC
13 22 (25.00%) Analytics
14 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
15 20 (22.73%) Informatics
15 20 (22.73%) Life Science
16 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
16 19 (21.59%) Web Services
17 15 (17.05%) OO
18 14 (15.91%) CSS
18 14 (15.91%) Degree
18 14 (15.91%) DevOps
19 13 (14.77%) Android
19 13 (14.77%) Machine Learning
19 13 (14.77%) Big Data
19 13 (14.77%) Apple iOS

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 (14.77%) Apache
2 12 (13.64%) Tornado
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) IaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) HTTP
1 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.27%) MySQL
3 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
4 13 (14.77%) Big Data
5 12 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 12 (13.64%) SQLite
6 11 (12.50%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.09%) Maven
2 5 (5.68%) Gradle
2 5 (5.68%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) Ant
3 2 (2.27%) Gerrit
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) JUnit
3 2 (2.27%) TestNG
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.14%) FishEye
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
1 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Advertising
2 11 (12.50%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Legal
4 4 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (21.59%) Web Services
3 14 (15.91%) CSS
4 13 (14.77%) HTML
5 12 (13.64%) Flask
5 12 (13.64%) Middleware
5 12 (13.64%) OAuth
5 12 (13.64%) XML
5 12 (13.64%) ZeroMQ
6 9 (10.23%) .NET
6 9 (10.23%) SOAP
7 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.09%) HTML5
7 8 (9.09%) REST
8 7 (7.95%) WebRTC
8 7 (7.95%) WSDL
9 6 (6.82%) Java EE
10 5 (5.68%) Servlets
11 3 (3.41%) Spring
12 2 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.73%) Informatics
2 20 (22.73%) Life Science
3 12 (13.64%) Health Informatics
4 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
5 8 (9.09%) Statistics
6 5 (5.68%) Grid Computing
7 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.41%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.41%) DTV
7 3 (3.41%) IPTV
8 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.00%) Linux
2 30 (34.09%) Unix
3 23 (26.14%) Windows
4 13 (14.77%) Android
4 13 (14.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) SDLC
4 22 (25.00%) Analytics
5 15 (17.05%) OO
6 14 (15.91%) DevOps
7 13 (14.77%) Data Analysis
7 13 (14.77%) Machine Learning
8 12 (13.64%) Cross-Platform Development
8 12 (13.64%) ETL
9 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 11 (12.50%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (7.95%) Functional Programming
10 7 (7.95%) Online Security
11 6 (6.82%) Android Development
11 6 (6.82%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.82%) OOD
11 6 (6.82%) SOA
12 5 (5.68%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.91%) C++
2 31 (35.23%) Java
3 29 (32.95%) Python
4 25 (28.41%) SQL
5 23 (26.14%) C
6 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.77%) C#
8 7 (7.95%) Erlang
8 7 (7.95%) PHP
9 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.68%) Haskell
10 5 (5.68%) Lisp
11 4 (4.55%) Scala
12 2 (2.27%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.27%) Perl
12 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.27%) VB
13 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PhD
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.14%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.14%) MISRA
3 1 (1.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Snort
2 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Sybase
3 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
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