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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 57 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.07% 3.64% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.72% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 40
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +16.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £37,900
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
1119 1209 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.16% 97.74% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1022 951
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,500 £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 June 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 June 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 +2 16 £38,500 +6.94%
Cardiff +3 13 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Torfaen +14 3 - -
Newport -3 2 £46,250 +19.35%
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (69.66%) C++
3 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (49.44%) Linux
5 38 (42.70%) Python
6 36 (40.45%) Computer Science
7 33 (37.08%) Java
8 30 (33.71%) Oracle
9 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
10 28 (31.46%) Unix
11 26 (29.21%) Analytics
12 25 (28.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 25 (28.09%) MySQL
12 25 (28.09%) C
13 24 (26.97%) Life Science
13 24 (26.97%) Informatics
14 23 (25.84%) Windows
15 22 (24.72%) DevOps
16 20 (22.47%) Relational Database
16 20 (22.47%) SQL
17 18 (20.22%) SDLC
18 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.98%) Web Services
20 15 (16.85%) C#
21 14 (15.73%) Middleware
21 14 (15.73%) RDBMS
21 14 (15.73%) Data Analysis
21 14 (15.73%) Cross-Platform Development
21 14 (15.73%) Tornado
21 14 (15.73%) Flask

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 (15.73%) Tornado
2 11 (12.36%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) Confluence
3 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) PaaS
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) IaaS
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) HTTP
1 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.37%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (28.09%) MySQL
3 20 (22.47%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.73%) RDBMS
4 14 (15.73%) SQLite
5 12 (13.48%) Big Data
6 10 (11.24%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.25%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Maven
2 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.62%) Gradle
3 5 (5.62%) Subversion
4 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.25%) FishEye
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Advertising
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Marketing
3 6 (6.74%) Multimedia
3 6 (6.74%) Welsh Language
4 5 (5.62%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (17.98%) Web Services
3 14 (15.73%) Flask
3 14 (15.73%) Middleware
3 14 (15.73%) OAuth
3 14 (15.73%) ZeroMQ
4 12 (13.48%) CSS
4 12 (13.48%) HTML
5 10 (11.24%) .NET
6 9 (10.11%) Java EE
7 8 (8.99%) SOAP
7 8 (8.99%) XML
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.87%) HTML5
9 6 (6.74%) REST
10 5 (5.62%) J2EE
10 5 (5.62%) Servlets
10 5 (5.62%) WSDL
11 4 (4.49%) JMX
11 4 (4.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.45%) Computer Science
2 24 (26.97%) Informatics
2 24 (26.97%) Life Science
3 12 (13.48%) Health Informatics
3 12 (13.48%) Mathematics
4 10 (11.24%) Statistics
5 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (5.62%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.49%) DTV
7 4 (4.49%) Grid Computing
7 4 (4.49%) IPTV
8 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.12%) CCTV
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) Physics
8 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 28 (31.46%) Unix
3 23 (25.84%) Windows
4 10 (11.24%) Android
4 10 (11.24%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.49%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.21%) Analytics
4 22 (24.72%) DevOps
5 18 (20.22%) SDLC
6 14 (15.73%) Cross-Platform Development
6 14 (15.73%) Data Analysis
6 14 (15.73%) Machine Learning
7 12 (13.48%) OO
8 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.24%) Functional Programming
8 10 (11.24%) Mobile Marketing
8 10 (11.24%) Online Security
9 9 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (10.11%) ETL
10 7 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.87%) OOD
11 6 (6.74%) Microservices
11 6 (6.74%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 62 (69.66%) C++
2 38 (42.70%) Python
3 33 (37.08%) Java
4 25 (28.09%) C
5 20 (22.47%) SQL
6 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.85%) C#
8 10 (11.24%) Erlang
9 6 (6.74%) Perl
10 5 (5.62%) PHP
10 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.49%) Haskell
11 4 (4.49%) Lisp
12 3 (3.37%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.25%) Groovy
13 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.25%) Scala
13 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PhD
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.12%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.12%) MISRA
2 1 (1.12%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Snort
2 2 (2.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Sybase
3 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.25%) Perforce
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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