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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 55 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 32 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.65% 2.94% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 3.00% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 46
Median salary £52,700 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.57% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £22,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
853 1066 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.16% 97.89% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 755 928 1050
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 14 £52,700 +75.66% 1
Cardiff +14 9 £68,750 +96.42% 2
Bridgend +12 1 £32,500 -
Torfaen +5 1 £26,750 -43.08%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (50.00%) C++
3 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.16%) Degree
4 28 (45.16%) C#
4 28 (45.16%) Python
5 27 (43.55%) Java
6 23 (37.10%) Computer Science
7 19 (30.65%) Mathematics
8 17 (27.42%) Statistics
8 17 (27.42%) SQL
9 15 (24.19%) OO
10 14 (22.58%) Physics
11 13 (20.97%) UML
11 13 (20.97%) Analytics
12 12 (19.35%) Health Informatics
12 12 (19.35%) Machine Learning
12 12 (19.35%) Informatics
12 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
12 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
12 12 (19.35%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (19.35%) C
12 12 (19.35%) TDD
12 12 (19.35%) Data Analysis
12 12 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (19.35%) Life Science
12 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
13 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (17.74%) DevOps

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 8 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (8.06%) JBoss
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Broadband
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
1 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.68%) Big Data
3 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.68%) HBase
3 6 (9.68%) Sqoop
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.84%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Ingres
7 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (11.29%) Selenium
3 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.68%) Maven
4 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.84%) JMeter
5 3 (4.84%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) FishEye
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
1 3 (4.84%) Automotive
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Military
2 1 (1.61%) Electronics
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) jQuery
4 6 (9.68%) JSON
4 6 (9.68%) Spring
5 5 (8.06%) CSS
5 5 (8.06%) J2EE
5 5 (8.06%) REST
5 5 (8.06%) RESTful
6 4 (6.45%) .NET
6 4 (6.45%) Apache Camel
6 4 (6.45%) Java EE
6 4 (6.45%) JMX
6 4 (6.45%) JPA
6 4 (6.45%) JSF
6 4 (6.45%) Node.js
6 4 (6.45%) SOAP
6 4 (6.45%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Computer Science
2 19 (30.65%) Mathematics
3 17 (27.42%) Statistics
4 14 (22.58%) Physics
5 12 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (19.35%) Health Informatics
5 12 (19.35%) Informatics
5 12 (19.35%) Life Science
6 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.06%) Blog
7 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.23%) Fintech
9 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.61%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) OO
4 13 (20.97%) Analytics
4 13 (20.97%) UML
5 12 (19.35%) Data Analysis
5 12 (19.35%) Machine Learning
5 12 (19.35%) TDD
6 11 (17.74%) DevOps
6 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (14.52%) BDD
8 9 (14.52%) Requirements Management
8 9 (14.52%) Software Architecture
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) SDLC
11 4 (6.45%) Dependency Management
11 4 (6.45%) Release Management
11 4 (6.45%) Software Delivery
12 3 (4.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) C++
2 28 (45.16%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) Python
3 27 (43.55%) Java
4 17 (27.42%) SQL
5 12 (19.35%) C
6 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.13%) Embedded C
8 9 (14.52%) Embedded C++
8 9 (14.52%) Scala
9 6 (9.68%) Go
9 6 (9.68%) Ruby
10 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.61%) Groovy
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Degree
2 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) MISRA
2 2 (3.23%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) HDFS
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Ansible
1 2 (3.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Cloudera
1 6 (9.68%) Hortonworks
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Perforce
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.61%) Green Hills
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago