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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 59 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.43% 3.34% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 3.40% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 30
Median salary £27,250 £36,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.85% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
1034 1264 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.38% 98.29% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1103 913
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 13 £25,000 -30.55%
Newport 0 8 £47,500 +72.72% 3
Cardiff -4 7 £28,000 -30.00% 4
Torfaen +4 5 £47,500 +57.02%
Neath Port Talbot -10 2 £41,000 +6.49%
Caerphilly - 1 £43,000 -
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (73.24%) C++
4 48 (67.61%) Python
5 37 (52.11%) Java
6 32 (45.07%) Informatics
6 32 (45.07%) Computer Science
6 32 (45.07%) Life Science
6 32 (45.07%) Analytics
7 25 (35.21%) Mathematics
8 22 (30.99%) C#
8 22 (30.99%) Linux
8 22 (30.99%) DevOps
9 21 (29.58%) Health Informatics
9 21 (29.58%) Machine Learning
9 21 (29.58%) Statistics
9 21 (29.58%) Data Analysis
10 20 (28.17%) Oracle
11 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
11 19 (26.76%) Degree
12 17 (23.94%) Windows
13 15 (21.13%) MySQL
13 15 (21.13%) Physics
14 14 (19.72%) SQL
15 13 (18.31%) C
15 13 (18.31%) Web Services
15 13 (18.31%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (18.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
15 13 (18.31%) Natural Language Processing

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 11 (15.49%) Tornado
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) IaaS
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) HTTP
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) MySQL
3 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
4 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
4 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.49%) SQLite
5 9 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (9.86%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Big Data
9 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.49%) Cucumber
3 10 (14.08%) Maven
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.23%) FishEye
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) Gradle
7 1 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (9.86%) Welsh Language
2 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (18.31%) Natural Language Processing
1 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 11 (15.49%) Flask
2 11 (15.49%) J2EE
2 11 (15.49%) Middleware
2 11 (15.49%) OAuth
2 11 (15.49%) RESTful
2 11 (15.49%) ZeroMQ
3 10 (14.08%) Apache Camel
3 10 (14.08%) Java EE
3 10 (14.08%) Spring
4 9 (12.68%) JMX
4 9 (12.68%) JPA
4 9 (12.68%) JSF
4 9 (12.68%) Spring Boot
5 8 (11.27%) HTML
6 7 (9.86%) CSS
7 6 (8.45%) .NET
8 5 (7.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.07%) Computer Science
1 32 (45.07%) Informatics
1 32 (45.07%) Life Science
2 25 (35.21%) Mathematics
3 21 (29.58%) Health Informatics
3 21 (29.58%) Statistics
4 15 (21.13%) Physics
5 13 (18.31%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (9.86%) Digital Media
6 7 (9.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.82%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.41%) CCTV
9 1 (1.41%) Fintech
9 1 (1.41%) IPTV
9 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Windows
3 11 (15.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.07%) Analytics
4 22 (30.99%) DevOps
5 21 (29.58%) Data Analysis
5 21 (29.58%) Machine Learning
6 12 (16.90%) OO
7 11 (15.49%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.68%) Dependency Management
8 9 (12.68%) Release Management
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.27%) TDD
9 8 (11.27%) UML
10 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (9.86%) Functional Programming
10 7 (9.86%) Microservices
10 7 (9.86%) Online Security
10 7 (9.86%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (9.86%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 52 (73.24%) C++
2 48 (67.61%) Python
3 37 (52.11%) Java
4 22 (30.99%) C#
5 14 (19.72%) SQL
6 13 (18.31%) C
7 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.86%) Erlang
8 7 (9.86%) Perl
9 4 (5.63%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.63%) Embedded C++
10 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.82%) Groovy
11 2 (2.82%) PHP
12 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Perforce
3 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Sybase
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