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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 63 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.49% 4.24% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 4.33% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 38
Median salary £40,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £40,500 £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
1102 1200 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.04% 97.88% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1015 998
Median salary £36,500 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Cardiff +6 12 £42,500 +13.33%
Torfaen +13 6 £47,500 +46.15%
Bridgend -7 5 £31,750 -11.80%
Newport -1 3 £50,000 +35.13% 4
Neath Port Talbot -13 1 £41,000 +6.49% 1
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 60 (71.43%) C++
3 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (52.38%) Python
5 40 (47.62%) Linux
6 37 (44.05%) Java
7 34 (40.48%) Computer Science
8 29 (34.52%) Analytics
9 27 (32.14%) Life Science
9 27 (32.14%) Informatics
10 25 (29.76%) Oracle
10 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
11 24 (28.57%) Unix
12 23 (27.38%) MySQL
12 23 (27.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 23 (27.38%) DevOps
13 22 (26.19%) Windows
14 21 (25.00%) C
15 19 (22.62%) SQL
16 16 (19.05%) Data Analysis
16 16 (19.05%) Machine Learning
17 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
18 14 (16.67%) Tornado
18 14 (16.67%) Flask
18 14 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
18 14 (16.67%) Health Informatics
18 14 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
18 14 (16.67%) OAuth
18 14 (16.67%) SQLite
18 14 (16.67%) Mathematics

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 (16.67%) Tornado
2 8 (9.52%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.33%) IaaS
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) HTTP
1 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.38%) MySQL
3 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 14 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 14 (16.67%) SQLite
5 10 (11.90%) Big Data
6 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
7 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
8 7 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 6 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (4.76%) Neo4j
10 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) Maven
3 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.14%) Subversion
5 5 (5.95%) Gradle
6 4 (4.76%) JIRA
7 3 (3.57%) FishEye
8 2 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (9.52%) Advertising
1 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
2 7 (8.33%) Welsh Language
3 6 (7.14%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.57%) Finance
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (16.67%) Flask
2 14 (16.67%) Middleware
2 14 (16.67%) OAuth
2 14 (16.67%) Web Services
2 14 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
3 12 (14.29%) HTML
4 11 (13.10%) Java EE
5 10 (11.90%) CSS
6 8 (9.52%) J2EE
7 7 (8.33%) Apache Camel
7 7 (8.33%) HTML5
7 7 (8.33%) RESTful
7 7 (8.33%) SOAP
7 7 (8.33%) Spring
8 6 (7.14%) JMX
8 6 (7.14%) JPA
8 6 (7.14%) JSF
8 6 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 6 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.48%) Computer Science
2 27 (32.14%) Informatics
2 27 (32.14%) Life Science
3 14 (16.67%) Health Informatics
3 14 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 13 (15.48%) Statistics
5 7 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 7 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.76%) Digital TV
7 4 (4.76%) IPTV
8 3 (3.57%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.57%) Physics
9 2 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.19%) CCTV
10 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Linux
2 24 (28.57%) Unix
3 22 (26.19%) Windows
4 7 (8.33%) Android
4 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.76%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.52%) Analytics
4 23 (27.38%) DevOps
5 16 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 16 (19.05%) Machine Learning
6 14 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
7 11 (13.10%) SDLC
8 10 (11.90%) Functional Programming
8 10 (11.90%) Online Security
9 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (10.71%) OO
10 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.33%) ETL
11 7 (8.33%) Microservices
11 7 (8.33%) Mobile Marketing
11 7 (8.33%) Release Management
11 7 (8.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) C++
2 44 (52.38%) Python
3 37 (44.05%) Java
4 21 (25.00%) C
5 19 (22.62%) SQL
6 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.10%) C#
8 10 (11.90%) Erlang
9 7 (8.33%) Perl
10 4 (4.76%) PHP
11 3 (3.57%) Haskell
11 3 (3.57%) Lisp
12 2 (2.38%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.38%) Groovy
12 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.38%) Scala
12 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Snort
2 2 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Perforce
2 4 (4.76%) Sybase
3 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
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