The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.50% 3.14% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 3.27% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 23
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1041 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.03% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 974 916 718
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 27 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Bridgend +18 12 £36,500 -13.09% 1
Torfaen -5 9 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Newport -4 2 £42,500 +1.19%
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 79 (86.81%) Software Engineering
2 49 (53.85%) Java
3 47 (51.65%) C++
4 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
5 39 (42.86%) HTML
6 30 (32.97%) .NET
7 28 (30.77%) CSS
8 27 (29.67%) Scrum
8 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (26.37%) OO
10 22 (24.18%) SQL
11 21 (23.08%) C#
11 21 (23.08%) Degree
12 18 (19.78%) HTML5
13 17 (18.68%) OOD
13 17 (18.68%) Mathematics
13 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
14 16 (17.58%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (17.58%) Multimedia
14 16 (17.58%) Windows
15 15 (16.48%) CSS3
16 14 (15.38%) Oracle
17 13 (14.29%) Electronics
18 10 (10.99%) Web Services
18 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
19 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
19 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
19 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
19 9 (9.89%) C
19 9 (9.89%) jQuery

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (3.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) FileNet
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.10%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.40%) HTTP
3 3 (3.30%) DVB
3 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Riak
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.40%) Hudson
2 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) Maven
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Grunt
General
1 16 (17.58%) Multimedia
2 13 (14.29%) Electronics
3 7 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 7 (7.69%) Avionics
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Finance
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) HTML
2 30 (32.97%) .NET
3 28 (30.77%) CSS
4 18 (19.78%) HTML5
5 15 (16.48%) CSS3
6 10 (10.99%) Web Services
7 9 (9.89%) jQuery
8 8 (8.79%) WPF
9 7 (7.69%) Java EE
9 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.69%) WCF
9 7 (7.69%) J2EE
10 6 (6.59%) Spring
11 5 (5.49%) SOAP
12 4 (4.40%) XML
12 4 (4.40%) REST
13 3 (3.30%) JSON
13 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.20%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Mathematics
1 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) IPTV
2 5 (5.49%) Physics
2 5 (5.49%) DTV
3 4 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.10%) Arduino
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.10%) UNIX
4 1 (1.10%) OS/2
4 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (86.81%) Software Engineering
2 27 (29.67%) Scrum
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.37%) OO
4 17 (18.68%) OOD
5 16 (17.58%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (9.89%) Performance Testing
7 8 (8.79%) MVC
7 8 (8.79%) Release Management
8 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.49%) UML
9 5 (5.49%) OOP
9 5 (5.49%) Business Development
9 5 (5.49%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.40%) SOA
10 4 (4.40%) TDD
11 3 (3.30%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) Java
2 47 (51.65%) C++
3 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.18%) SQL
5 21 (23.08%) C#
6 9 (9.89%) C
7 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.30%) Groovy
8 3 (3.30%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) Clojure
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) Python
9 2 (2.20%) VB6
10 1 (1.10%) Erlang
10 1 (1.10%) XAML
10 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) PMP
2 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Twitter
4 2 (2.20%) Coverity
4 2 (2.20%) Wind River
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago