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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 60 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.50% 2.43% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 2.48% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 39
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1033 1130 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.82% 98.26% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 918 977 945
Median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Newport +5 21 £48,850 +30.26% 2
Cardiff +15 19 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Bridgend +11 2 £25,000 -30.55% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (52.63%) C++
2 40 (52.63%) Python
3 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) Java
5 30 (39.47%) Computer Science
6 29 (38.16%) Degree
7 28 (36.84%) C#
8 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
9 21 (27.63%) Statistics
10 20 (26.32%) SQL
11 19 (25.00%) Analytics
12 18 (23.68%) DevOps
12 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
12 18 (23.68%) Life Science
12 18 (23.68%) Informatics
13 16 (21.05%) Physics
13 16 (21.05%) Data Analysis
13 16 (21.05%) OO
13 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
13 16 (21.05%) Machine Learning
14 15 (19.74%) C
15 14 (18.42%) Web Services
15 14 (18.42%) TDD
16 13 (17.11%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (17.11%) Natural Language Processing
16 13 (17.11%) Health Informatics
16 13 (17.11%) Artificial Intelligence
16 13 (17.11%) UML
16 13 (17.11%) JavaScript

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 7 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.58%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) JBoss
4 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.63%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 13 (17.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.21%) Big Data
6 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.89%) HBase
6 6 (7.89%) Neo4j
6 6 (7.89%) Sqoop
7 4 (5.26%) MySQL
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) SQLite
10 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.84%) Maven
2 9 (11.84%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (9.21%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) JMeter
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) FishEye
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
1 3 (3.95%) Welsh Language
2 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.63%) Automotive
2 2 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Web Services
2 13 (17.11%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (13.16%) Spring
4 9 (11.84%) HTML
4 9 (11.84%) J2EE
4 9 (11.84%) RESTful
5 8 (10.53%) Apache Camel
5 8 (10.53%) jQuery
6 7 (9.21%) Java EE
6 7 (9.21%) JMX
6 7 (9.21%) JPA
6 7 (9.21%) JSF
6 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
7 6 (7.89%) .NET
7 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.89%) CSS
7 6 (7.89%) JSON
7 6 (7.89%) Node.js
8 5 (6.58%) REST
9 4 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 21 (27.63%) Statistics
4 18 (23.68%) Informatics
4 18 (23.68%) Life Science
5 16 (21.05%) Physics
6 13 (17.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (17.11%) Health Informatics
7 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (7.89%) Digital Media
9 5 (6.58%) Blog
10 3 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (2.63%) Fintech
12 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
12 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) Analytics
4 18 (23.68%) DevOps
5 16 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 16 (21.05%) Machine Learning
5 16 (21.05%) OO
6 14 (18.42%) TDD
7 13 (17.11%) UML
8 11 (14.47%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (13.16%) BDD
10 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.84%) Requirements Management
10 9 (11.84%) Software Architecture
11 7 (9.21%) Dependency Management
11 7 (9.21%) Release Management
12 6 (7.89%) SDLC
13 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) C++
1 40 (52.63%) Python
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 28 (36.84%) C#
4 20 (26.32%) SQL
5 15 (19.74%) C
6 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.16%) Embedded C
8 9 (11.84%) Embedded C++
9 8 (10.53%) Scala
10 6 (7.89%) Go
10 6 (7.89%) Ruby
11 3 (3.95%) Erlang
11 3 (3.95%) Perl
12 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.32%) Groovy
13 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) HDFS
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Cloudera
2 6 (7.89%) Hortonworks
2 6 (7.89%) Perforce
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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