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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 65 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.99% 3.46% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 3.54% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 38
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,900 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
790 1186 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.26% 97.77% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1022 1046
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Cardiff +6 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Newport -8 5 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Torfaen +4 2 £26,750 -43.08%
Bridgend - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 26 (46.43%) C++
4 24 (42.86%) Degree
5 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.36%) Java
7 16 (28.57%) Python
8 15 (26.79%) OO
8 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
9 14 (25.00%) C
9 14 (25.00%) SQL
10 13 (23.21%) UML
11 12 (21.43%) Windows
11 12 (21.43%) TDD
11 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
12 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.64%) Embedded C
13 10 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
13 10 (17.86%) .NET
13 10 (17.86%) BDD
14 9 (16.07%) Software Architecture
14 9 (16.07%) Scala
14 9 (16.07%) Statistics
14 9 (16.07%) Requirements Management
14 9 (16.07%) Embedded C++
14 9 (16.07%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (16.07%) DevOps
15 8 (14.29%) Elasticsearch

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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Broadband
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (10.71%) Big Data
2 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.71%) HBase
2 6 (10.71%) Sqoop
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Ingres
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (12.50%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.36%) JMeter
5 3 (5.36%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.36%) Automotive
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) jQuery
2 8 (14.29%) REST
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.93%) JSON
4 5 (8.93%) SOAP
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.14%) CSS
5 4 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.36%) iOS SDK
6 3 (5.36%) Node.js
6 3 (5.36%) RESTful
7 2 (3.57%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Blog
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Life Science
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Unix
4 5 (8.93%) Android
4 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) OO
4 13 (23.21%) UML
5 12 (21.43%) TDD
6 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (17.86%) BDD
7 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 10 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (16.07%) DevOps
8 9 (16.07%) Requirements Management
8 9 (16.07%) Software Architecture
8 9 (16.07%) Statistics
9 6 (10.71%) MVC
9 6 (10.71%) Physics
10 5 (8.93%) Analytics
11 4 (7.14%) Health Informatics
11 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.14%) SDLC
11 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) C#
2 26 (46.43%) C++
3 17 (30.36%) Java
4 16 (28.57%) Python
5 14 (25.00%) C
5 14 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (19.64%) Embedded C
6 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.07%) Embedded C++
7 9 (16.07%) Scala
8 6 (10.71%) Go
8 6 (10.71%) Ruby
9 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
10 3 (5.36%) PHP
11 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) MISRA
3 2 (3.57%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) HDFS
2 3 (5.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
1 2 (3.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Cloudera
1 6 (10.71%) Hortonworks
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago