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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 59 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.33% 3.60% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 3.67% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,900 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average 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
1147 1173 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.03% 98.32% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1025 718
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 -5 17 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Torfaen +3 12 £47,000 -1.05%
Newport +8 10 £28,750 -32.35% 1
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (58.57%) C++
3 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (47.14%) Java
5 31 (44.29%) SQL
5 31 (44.29%) Linux
6 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
7 26 (37.14%) Unix
7 26 (37.14%) SDLC
8 22 (31.43%) Web Services
9 21 (30.00%) C
9 21 (30.00%) C#
10 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 20 (28.57%) Windows
11 18 (25.71%) .NET
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle
12 16 (22.86%) Degree
13 15 (21.43%) MySQL
13 15 (21.43%) HTTP
14 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 14 (20.00%) ETL
14 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.57%) CSS
15 13 (18.57%) Python
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
16 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
16 12 (17.14%) OO
17 11 (15.71%) HTML
17 11 (15.71%) MVC
17 11 (15.71%) Lisp

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) HTTP
2 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 5 (7.14%) Internet
5 3 (4.29%) SSL
6 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) MySQL
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) Big Data
3 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.86%) Riak
5 2 (2.86%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Ant
1 2 (2.86%) Gerrit
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) JUnit
1 2 (2.86%) Maven
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.86%) TestNG
2 1 (1.43%) Grunt
2 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.00%) Advertising
4 6 (8.57%) Legal
5 5 (7.14%) Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) Web Services
2 18 (25.71%) .NET
3 13 (18.57%) CSS
4 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.71%) HTML
6 10 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (12.86%) WebRTC
7 9 (12.86%) XML
8 5 (7.14%) REST
8 5 (7.14%) SOAP
8 5 (7.14%) STL
8 5 (7.14%) WCF
8 5 (7.14%) WSDL
9 4 (5.71%) HTML5
9 4 (5.71%) iOS SDK
10 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.29%) Lucene
10 3 (4.29%) WinForms
11 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Grid Computing
3 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.71%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Linux
2 26 (37.14%) Unix
3 20 (28.57%) Windows
4 9 (12.86%) Android
4 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) SDLC
4 14 (20.00%) ETL
5 12 (17.14%) OO
6 11 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (15.71%) Functional Programming
6 11 (15.71%) MVC
7 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 8 (11.43%) Machine Learning
7 8 (11.43%) Online Security
8 6 (8.57%) SOA
9 5 (7.14%) Android Development
9 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.14%) iOS Development
9 5 (7.14%) Mobile Marketing
9 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
10 4 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) C++
2 33 (47.14%) Java
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 21 (30.00%) C
4 21 (30.00%) C#
5 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.57%) Python
7 11 (15.71%) Erlang
7 11 (15.71%) Haskell
7 11 (15.71%) Lisp
8 9 (12.86%) VB.NET
9 5 (7.14%) PHP
9 5 (7.14%) Scala
10 2 (2.86%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.86%) SystemTap
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.43%) Fortran
11 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.43%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.43%) MISRA
2 1 (1.43%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Snort
2 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Sybase
3 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
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