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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 53 59 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 17 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.61% 2.05% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.19% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 52
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
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
1177 778 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.55% 93.96% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 652 812
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 -11 19 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Torfaen -4 16 £43,750 +16.66%
Bridgend +10 6 £35,000 -15.15%
Newport -13 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 85 (87.63%) Software Engineering
2 52 (53.61%) Java
3 46 (47.42%) C++
4 41 (42.27%) C
5 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.84%) Scrum
7 26 (26.80%) Linux
8 25 (25.77%) Web Services
9 24 (24.74%) Advertising
10 23 (23.71%) HTTP
10 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
11 22 (22.68%) E-Commerce
11 22 (22.68%) UNIX
12 19 (19.59%) OOP
12 19 (19.59%) SQL
12 19 (19.59%) OO
12 19 (19.59%) Marketing
12 19 (19.59%) REST
12 19 (19.59%) Big Data
12 19 (19.59%) Mobile Marketing
13 18 (18.56%) HTML
13 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
14 16 (16.49%) Windows
14 16 (16.49%) PaaS
15 15 (15.46%) BDD
15 15 (15.46%) Objective-C
15 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
15 15 (15.46%) MySQL
15 15 (15.46%) Client/Server
16 14 (14.43%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (11.34%) Apache
2 7 (7.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Node.js
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) PaaS
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) HTTP
1 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.37%) Internet
3 5 (5.15%) SSL
4 4 (4.12%) DVB
5 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.09%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) Big Data
2 15 (15.46%) MySQL
3 12 (12.37%) Data Mining
4 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Xcode
2 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.22%) TestLink
4 7 (7.22%) JIRA
5 6 (6.19%) JUnit
6 4 (4.12%) Subversion
6 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.09%) Automake
7 3 (3.09%) GCC
7 3 (3.09%) GDB
7 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.09%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.09%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.06%) Selenium
9 1 (1.03%) JBehave
General
1 24 (24.74%) Advertising
2 19 (19.59%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Finance
6 1 (1.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) Web Services
2 19 (19.59%) REST
3 18 (18.56%) HTML
4 14 (14.43%) XML
5 13 (13.40%) JSON
6 12 (12.37%) SOAP
7 10 (10.31%) Cocoa
7 10 (10.31%) Cocoa Touch
8 9 (9.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (7.22%) HTML5
9 7 (7.22%) Pthreads
9 7 (7.22%) Qt
9 7 (7.22%) POSIX
9 7 (7.22%) STL
10 5 (5.15%) Spring
11 4 (4.12%) CSS
11 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.09%) J2EE
12 3 (3.09%) MFC
12 3 (3.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Client/Server
1 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) DTV
2 12 (12.37%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.28%) IPTV
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.19%) Statistics
5 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.12%) Open Source
6 4 (4.12%) User Experience
7 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.09%) Grid Computing
7 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Linux
2 22 (22.68%) UNIX
3 16 (16.49%) Windows
4 11 (11.34%) Apple iOS
5 10 (10.31%) Mac OS
6 7 (7.22%) CentOS
7 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (87.63%) Software Engineering
2 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.84%) Scrum
4 22 (22.68%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.59%) OOP
5 19 (19.59%) OO
5 19 (19.59%) Mobile Marketing
6 15 (15.46%) BDD
7 13 (13.40%) OOD
8 11 (11.34%) UML
8 11 (11.34%) iOS Development
9 10 (10.31%) TDD
9 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.25%) Product Management
10 8 (8.25%) Regression Testing
10 8 (8.25%) ETL
11 7 (7.22%) Test Management
11 7 (7.22%) Bug Management
12 6 (6.19%) Validation
13 5 (5.15%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) Java
2 46 (47.42%) C++
3 41 (42.27%) C
4 19 (19.59%) SQL
5 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.46%) Objective-C
7 10 (10.31%) Embedded C
8 9 (9.28%) Python
8 9 (9.28%) Perl
9 8 (8.25%) C#
10 7 (7.22%) PHP
10 7 (7.22%) Korn
10 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.12%) Ruby
12 3 (3.09%) Erlang
13 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.03%) Groovy
14 1 (1.03%) VB
14 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.12%) Perforce
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) Apple
5 1 (1.03%) Sony
5 1 (1.03%) Zend
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