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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 63 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.03% 3.77% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.84% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 27
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,950 £42,500
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
1098 1223 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.95% 98.15% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1050 979
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -1 10 £25,000 -30.55% 1
Cardiff -1 10 £37,500 - 1
Torfaen +10 6 £47,500 +46.15%
Newport -1 5 £50,000 +36.98% 3
Neath Port Talbot -9 2 £41,000 +6.49%
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (71.60%) C++
3 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (61.73%) Python
5 38 (46.91%) Java
6 35 (43.21%) Computer Science
7 33 (40.74%) Life Science
7 33 (40.74%) Informatics
7 33 (40.74%) Linux
7 33 (40.74%) Analytics
8 25 (30.86%) DevOps
9 24 (29.63%) Oracle
10 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
11 21 (25.93%) Windows
11 21 (25.93%) Mathematics
11 21 (25.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 20 (24.69%) Health Informatics
12 20 (24.69%) Machine Learning
12 20 (24.69%) Data Analysis
12 20 (24.69%) MySQL
13 19 (23.46%) Statistics
14 18 (22.22%) Unix
15 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
16 15 (18.52%) Degree
16 15 (18.52%) Web Services
16 15 (18.52%) C
17 14 (17.28%) SQL
17 14 (17.28%) RDBMS
17 14 (17.28%) Middleware
17 14 (17.28%) Java EE

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 14 (17.28%) Tornado
2 6 (7.41%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) IaaS
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
1 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
2 1 (1.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) MySQL
3 14 (17.28%) RDBMS
3 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
3 14 (17.28%) SQLite
4 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
5 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
6 9 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.64%) Neo4j
8 6 (7.41%) Big Data
9 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Maven
3 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.41%) Subversion
5 5 (6.17%) Gradle
6 4 (4.94%) JIRA
7 3 (3.70%) FishEye
7 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.47%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.23%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (8.64%) Welsh Language
2 6 (7.41%) Advertising
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (18.52%) Web Services
3 14 (17.28%) Flask
3 14 (17.28%) Java EE
3 14 (17.28%) Middleware
3 14 (17.28%) OAuth
3 14 (17.28%) ZeroMQ
4 12 (14.81%) HTML
5 11 (13.58%) J2EE
5 11 (13.58%) RESTful
6 10 (12.35%) Apache Camel
6 10 (12.35%) CSS
6 10 (12.35%) Spring
7 9 (11.11%) JMX
7 9 (11.11%) JPA
7 9 (11.11%) JSF
7 9 (11.11%) Spring Boot
8 8 (9.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (7.41%) HTML5
9 6 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.21%) Computer Science
2 33 (40.74%) Informatics
2 33 (40.74%) Life Science
3 21 (25.93%) Mathematics
4 20 (24.69%) Health Informatics
5 19 (23.46%) Statistics
6 10 (12.35%) Digital Media
7 9 (11.11%) Physics
8 8 (9.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.64%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (6.17%) Digital TV
11 4 (4.94%) IPTV
12 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.23%) CCTV
12 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
12 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Linux
2 21 (25.93%) Windows
3 18 (22.22%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Android
4 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.94%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.74%) Analytics
4 25 (30.86%) DevOps
5 20 (24.69%) Data Analysis
5 20 (24.69%) Machine Learning
6 14 (17.28%) Cross-Platform Development
7 10 (12.35%) Release Management
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.11%) Dependency Management
8 9 (11.11%) OO
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.88%) Functional Programming
9 8 (9.88%) Online Security
10 7 (8.64%) Microservices
10 7 (8.64%) OOD
10 7 (8.64%) SDLC
10 7 (8.64%) Security Operations
10 7 (8.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) C++
2 50 (61.73%) Python
3 38 (46.91%) Java
4 15 (18.52%) C
5 14 (17.28%) SQL
6 12 (14.81%) C#
7 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.88%) Erlang
9 7 (8.64%) Perl
10 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.47%) Groovy
12 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.23%) Haskell
12 1 (1.23%) Lisp
12 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
1 1 (1.23%) Firmware
1 1 (1.23%) Snort
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (8.64%) Perforce
3 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Sybase
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