The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 49 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.74% 4.09% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 4.20% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 20
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £42,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
981 1000 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 97.28% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 908 789
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 21 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Torfaen -2 7 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Bridgend +2 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Newport -8 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (89.39%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.06%) C++
3 34 (51.52%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) OO
5 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
5 23 (34.85%) Degree
6 19 (28.79%) C
7 18 (27.27%) HTML
7 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 17 (25.76%) Electronics
9 16 (24.24%) .NET
9 16 (24.24%) C#
10 12 (18.18%) Scrum
10 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) CSS
11 11 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 10 (15.15%) OOD
13 9 (13.64%) OOP
13 9 (13.64%) WPF
14 8 (12.12%) HTML5
14 8 (12.12%) Windows
15 7 (10.61%) Web Services
15 7 (10.61%) XML
15 7 (10.61%) Ethernet
15 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
15 7 (10.61%) Multimedia
16 6 (9.09%) MVC
16 6 (9.09%) Physics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.03%) IIS
1 2 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) FileNet
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.52%) NFC
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Hudson
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Grunt
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (25.76%) Electronics
2 7 (10.61%) Multimedia
3 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.58%) Avionics
5 4 (6.06%) Finance
6 3 (4.55%) Games
7 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.03%) Advertising
8 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) HTML
2 16 (24.24%) .NET
3 12 (18.18%) CSS
4 9 (13.64%) WPF
5 8 (12.12%) HTML5
6 7 (10.61%) Web Services
6 7 (10.61%) XML
7 5 (7.58%) CSS3
7 5 (7.58%) Spring
8 4 (6.06%) J2EE
8 4 (6.06%) jQuery
9 3 (4.55%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.55%) OpenGL
9 3 (4.55%) SOAP
9 3 (4.55%) Ajax
9 3 (4.55%) Java EE
10 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.03%) Struts
10 2 (3.03%) SVG
10 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.09%) Physics
3 6 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.06%) GIS
5 2 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) Arduino
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Software Engineering
2 25 (37.88%) OO
3 12 (18.18%) Scrum
3 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (15.15%) OOD
5 9 (13.64%) OOP
6 6 (9.09%) MVC
6 6 (9.09%) Release Management
7 5 (7.58%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.58%) UML
7 5 (7.58%) Business Development
7 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.55%) TDD
9 2 (3.03%) SOA
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.52%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) C++
2 34 (51.52%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (28.79%) C
5 16 (24.24%) C#
6 12 (18.18%) SQL
7 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
8 5 (7.58%) Assembly Language
8 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.55%) VB
9 3 (4.55%) VB6
10 2 (3.03%) VC++
10 2 (3.03%) Delphi
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
11 1 (1.52%) Groovy
11 1 (1.52%) Clojure
11 1 (1.52%) GLSL
11 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Atmel
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Kofax
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) ILOG
4 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Monmouth, Gwent
CMC2
Salary: From £39,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum - bonus, flexitime etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 17 days ago