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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 48 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 54 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.29% 4.19% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 4.35% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 35
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,750 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1227 1104 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.38% 96.42% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 989 961
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 23 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Newport 0 12 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Bridgend -6 12 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Torfaen -9 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineer
Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 84 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 61 (67.78%) C++
3 54 (60.00%) Java
4 46 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (47.78%) Linux
6 35 (38.89%) SQL
7 27 (30.00%) C
7 27 (30.00%) C#
7 27 (30.00%) Windows
8 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
9 24 (26.67%) .NET
9 24 (26.67%) Degree
9 24 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 22 (24.44%) Python
11 20 (22.22%) Scrum
12 19 (21.11%) MVC
12 19 (21.11%) Jenkins
13 18 (20.00%) Apple iOS
13 18 (20.00%) Objective-C
14 17 (18.89%) Product Management
14 17 (18.89%) Regression Testing
14 17 (18.89%) Client/Server
14 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
14 17 (18.89%) JUnit
14 17 (18.89%) Cucumber
14 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (18.89%) SDLC
15 15 (16.67%) OOD
16 14 (15.56%) Oracle
17 13 (14.44%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (7.78%) Confluence
2 5 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.00%) HTTP
3 6 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.11%) SNMP
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) DVB
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) MySQL
3 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) Riak
5 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.33%) Voldemort
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) DB2
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Jenkins
2 17 (18.89%) JUnit
2 17 (18.89%) Cucumber
3 12 (13.33%) Selenium
4 10 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.78%) JIRA
6 4 (4.44%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.44%) Subversion
7 3 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.22%) Maven
8 2 (2.22%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.22%) JMeter
9 1 (1.11%) Xcode
9 1 (1.11%) StarTeam
9 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.00%) Multimedia
2 6 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (4.44%) Automotive
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.33%) Military
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Finance
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) .NET
2 13 (14.44%) STL
2 13 (14.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (8.89%) HTML
4 6 (6.67%) iOS SDK
4 6 (6.67%) Web Services
4 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.67%) JSON
5 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.56%) HTML5
6 4 (4.44%) POCO
6 4 (4.44%) REST
7 3 (3.33%) Bottle
7 3 (3.33%) WCF
8 2 (2.22%) WPF
8 2 (2.22%) JPA
8 2 (2.22%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (2.22%) Spring
8 2 (2.22%) JSF
8 2 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.89%) Client/Server
2 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.11%) IPTV
4 9 (10.00%) DTV
5 7 (7.78%) User Experience
5 7 (7.78%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.44%) Physics
7 4 (4.44%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.22%) Robotics
9 2 (2.22%) Life Science
9 2 (2.22%) iPhone
9 2 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.11%) Statistics
10 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.78%) Linux
2 27 (30.00%) Windows
3 18 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 13 (14.44%) Android
5 9 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.22%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.11%) CentOS
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 46 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.22%) Scrum
4 19 (21.11%) MVC
5 17 (18.89%) Regression Testing
5 17 (18.89%) Product Management
5 17 (18.89%) SDLC
6 15 (16.67%) OOD
7 13 (14.44%) UML
7 13 (14.44%) OO
7 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.44%) Software Testing
8 10 (11.11%) TDD
9 9 (10.00%) ETL
9 9 (10.00%) BDD
10 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.78%) Build Automation
11 7 (7.78%) Bug Management
11 7 (7.78%) iOS Development
11 7 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.78%) C++
2 54 (60.00%) Java
3 35 (38.89%) SQL
4 27 (30.00%) C
4 27 (30.00%) C#
5 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 22 (24.44%) Python
7 18 (20.00%) Objective-C
8 10 (11.11%) PHP
8 10 (11.11%) Groovy
9 7 (7.78%) Erlang
9 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.78%) Korn
9 7 (7.78%) Perl
10 6 (6.67%) Haskell
10 6 (6.67%) Lisp
11 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 4 (4.44%) Embedded C
13 3 (3.33%) Assembly Language
13 3 (3.33%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Snort
2 2 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.11%) Perforce
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.11%) Coverity
5 1 (1.11%) Motorola
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
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Salary: Market related
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