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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 78 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.18% 1.70% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 1.76% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 44
Average salary £35,000 £32,398 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £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
1066 1191 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.91% 96.67% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1064 909
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +18 22 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Torfaen +12 14 £34,000 -10.52% 1
Newport +21 3 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Bridgend +15 3 £33,750 +12.50%
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 77 (80.21%) Software Engineering
2 53 (55.21%) Java
3 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (42.71%) Scrum
4 41 (42.71%) C++
5 33 (34.38%) HTML
6 32 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 29 (30.21%) SQL
8 24 (25.00%) C
9 23 (23.96%) .NET
9 23 (23.96%) CSS
10 21 (21.88%) Degree
11 20 (20.83%) Windows
11 20 (20.83%) C#
12 19 (19.79%) Linux
13 18 (18.75%) HTTP
14 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
15 16 (16.67%) UNIX
16 15 (15.63%) OOD
16 15 (15.63%) HTML5
17 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
17 14 (14.58%) Python
18 13 (13.54%) OO
18 13 (13.54%) DTV
18 13 (13.54%) Web Services
18 13 (13.54%) Oracle
18 13 (13.54%) Advertising
19 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
19 12 (12.50%) MySQL
19 12 (12.50%) BDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) FileNet
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) PaaS
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) HTTP
2 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.38%) Wireshark
4 6 (6.25%) Internet
5 3 (3.13%) DVB
5 3 (3.13%) SSL
5 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.04%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) MySQL
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.33%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Subversion
3 6 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 6 (6.25%) TestLink
4 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.13%) Automake
6 3 (3.13%) JUnit
6 3 (3.13%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.13%) GCC
6 3 (3.13%) GDB
7 2 (2.08%) Hudson
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.04%) NUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.54%) Advertising
2 10 (10.42%) Multimedia
3 7 (7.29%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Finance
5 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Avionics
6 1 (1.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) HTML
2 23 (23.96%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) HTML5
4 13 (13.54%) Web Services
5 11 (11.46%) SOAP
6 10 (10.42%) XML
7 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 9 (9.38%) WCF
7 9 (9.38%) CSS3
8 7 (7.29%) jQuery
8 7 (7.29%) J2EE
9 6 (6.25%) REST
9 6 (6.25%) Java EE
10 4 (4.17%) WPF
10 4 (4.17%) Spring
11 3 (3.13%) Pthreads
11 3 (3.13%) POSIX
11 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.54%) DTV
3 7 (7.29%) IPTV
4 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.13%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (3.13%) Open Source
6 2 (2.08%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
7 1 (1.04%) Blog
7 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) Windows
2 19 (19.79%) Linux
3 16 (16.67%) UNIX
4 7 (7.29%) Mac OS
5 6 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) OS/2
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (80.21%) Software Engineering
2 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.71%) Scrum
4 15 (15.63%) OOD
5 13 (13.54%) OO
6 12 (12.50%) BDD
7 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.42%) TDD
9 7 (7.29%) Regression Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Product Management
9 7 (7.29%) Mobile Marketing
10 6 (6.25%) Bug Management
10 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.25%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Test Management
11 5 (5.21%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.21%) MVC
11 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) Java
2 41 (42.71%) C++
3 32 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.21%) SQL
5 24 (25.00%) C
6 20 (20.83%) C#
7 14 (14.58%) Python
8 10 (10.42%) Perl
9 7 (7.29%) Ruby
10 6 (6.25%) Korn
10 6 (6.25%) PHP
10 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.17%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.13%) Groovy
13 2 (2.08%) Scala
13 2 (2.08%) Clojure
13 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.08%) Erlang
13 2 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) PMP
3 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.08%) Coverity
4 2 (2.08%) Wind River
4 2 (2.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.04%) Sony
5 1 (1.04%) Zend
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
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