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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 50 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.81% 2.76% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.87% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 36
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 £30,000 £32,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £42,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1060 1079 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.28% 95.91% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 956 958 779
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -1 17 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Torfaen -3 12 £34,000 -8.10% 1
Bridgend +15 9 £36,500 -13.09% 1
Newport +4 2 £42,500 +1.19%
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (82.98%) Software Engineering
2 48 (51.06%) Java
3 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 44 (46.81%) C++
5 43 (45.74%) HTML
6 33 (35.11%) .NET
7 32 (34.04%) CSS
8 31 (32.98%) Scrum
9 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (25.53%) SQL
10 24 (25.53%) C#
10 24 (25.53%) Degree
11 23 (24.47%) OO
12 22 (23.40%) HTML5
13 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
13 20 (21.28%) Windows
14 18 (19.15%) OOD
15 17 (18.09%) Mathematics
16 15 (15.96%) Requirements Analysis
16 15 (15.96%) CSS3
17 14 (14.89%) Multimedia
18 13 (13.83%) Oracle
19 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
19 12 (12.77%) Linux
20 11 (11.70%) C
20 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
20 11 (11.70%) jQuery
21 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
21 10 (10.64%) QA
21 10 (10.64%) HTTP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) CMS
2 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.06%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) HTTP
2 8 (8.51%) Ethernet
3 6 (6.38%) Wireshark
3 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) DVB
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.32%) MySQL
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) Riak
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.38%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Hudson
4 4 (4.26%) Subversion
5 3 (3.19%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.06%) NUnit
7 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.06%) Ant
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
7 1 (1.06%) MSTest
7 1 (1.06%) Moq
7 1 (1.06%) GCC
7 1 (1.06%) GDB
7 1 (1.06%) Automake
7 1 (1.06%) Grunt
General
1 14 (14.89%) Multimedia
2 10 (10.64%) Electronics
3 7 (7.45%) Aerospace
3 7 (7.45%) Avionics
4 5 (5.32%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
5 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) HTML
2 33 (35.11%) .NET
3 32 (34.04%) CSS
4 22 (23.40%) HTML5
5 15 (15.96%) CSS3
6 11 (11.70%) jQuery
7 10 (10.64%) Web Services
8 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.57%) WCF
9 8 (8.51%) WPF
10 7 (7.45%) XML
11 6 (6.38%) J2EE
11 6 (6.38%) Java EE
11 6 (6.38%) REST
12 5 (5.32%) SOAP
12 5 (5.32%) Spring
13 3 (3.19%) JSON
13 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.51%) DTV
4 5 (5.32%) Physics
4 5 (5.32%) IPTV
5 3 (3.19%) Open Source
6 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.06%) Arduino
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.06%) Blog
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) UNIX
4 5 (5.32%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.19%) CentOS
6 2 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (1.06%) OS/2
7 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.98%) Software Engineering
2 31 (32.98%) Scrum
3 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (24.47%) OO
5 18 (19.15%) OOD
6 15 (15.96%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
8 9 (9.57%) MVC
9 8 (8.51%) Release Management
10 7 (7.45%) TDD
11 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.32%) Business Development
12 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.26%) SOA
13 4 (4.26%) UML
13 4 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Java
2 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 44 (46.81%) C++
4 24 (25.53%) C#
4 24 (25.53%) SQL
5 11 (11.70%) C
6 7 (7.45%) Python
7 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.38%) Perl
8 3 (3.19%) PHP
8 3 (3.19%) Groovy
8 3 (3.19%) Scala
8 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.19%) Clojure
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) Korn
9 2 (2.13%) VB6
9 2 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) PMP
2 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.19%) Twitter
4 2 (2.13%) Coverity
4 2 (2.13%) Wind River
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Box Uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chepstow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago