The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 33 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 63 75 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.64% 5.92% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 7.07% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 58 65 39
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,723
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,600 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Software Engineering
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
962 1061 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.12% 83.74% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 866 907 789
Median salary £39,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in South Wales

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in South Wales

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Cardiff -10 25 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Torfaen +14 12 £47,500 +46.15%
Bridgend -2 11 £25,000 -30.55% 1
Newport +2 9 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Neath Port Talbot -9 2 £41,000 +6.49%
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 105 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (51.61%) C++
3 71 (45.81%) Java
4 58 (37.42%) Python
5 45 (29.03%) Computer Science
6 44 (28.39%) Linux
7 39 (25.16%) Oracle
8 38 (24.52%) SQL
9 37 (23.87%) DevOps
10 35 (22.58%) Web Services
11 34 (21.94%) Life Science
11 34 (21.94%) Degree
11 34 (21.94%) Informatics
11 34 (21.94%) Analytics
12 33 (21.29%) SQL Server
13 30 (19.35%) JavaScript
13 30 (19.35%) HTML
14 29 (18.71%) C
15 27 (17.42%) Windows
16 26 (16.77%) Java EE
17 25 (16.13%) Mathematics
17 25 (16.13%) Unix
17 25 (16.13%) MySQL
17 25 (16.13%) SDLC
18 24 (15.48%) CSS
18 24 (15.48%) C#
19 23 (14.84%) Data Analysis
19 23 (14.84%) MongoDB
20 22 (14.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 21 (13.55%) Health Informatics

Software Engineering
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 14 (9.03%) Tornado
2 13 (8.39%) JBoss
3 5 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (1.94%) Confluence
4 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.74%) IaaS
3 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.90%) HTTP
2 10 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.94%) Broadband
4 2 (1.29%) RTSP
4 2 (1.29%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.13%) MySQL
3 23 (14.84%) MongoDB
4 19 (12.26%) Relational Database
5 17 (10.97%) RDBMS
6 14 (9.03%) NoSQL
6 14 (9.03%) SQLite
7 11 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (5.81%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.87%) Big Data
10 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.58%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.68%) Maven
3 11 (7.10%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.16%) Subversion
5 5 (3.23%) Gradle
6 4 (2.58%) JIRA
7 3 (1.94%) FishEye
7 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.29%) NUnit
9 1 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (9.68%) Multimedia
2 14 (9.03%) Finance
3 11 (7.10%) Welsh Language
4 8 (5.16%) Advertising
5 5 (3.23%) Marketing
6 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Electronics
8 2 (1.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (52.26%) Software Engineer
2 47 (30.32%) Developer
3 20 (12.90%) Research Engineer
4 17 (10.97%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) C++ Developer
6 14 (9.03%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Java Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Software Manager
10 9 (5.81%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Development Manager
11 8 (5.16%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.16%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.58%) Web Services
2 30 (19.35%) HTML
3 26 (16.77%) Java EE
4 24 (15.48%) CSS
5 22 (14.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (13.55%) RESTful
6 21 (13.55%) SOAP
7 19 (12.26%) J2EE
8 17 (10.97%) JSF
9 15 (9.68%) .NET
9 15 (9.68%) Spring
10 14 (9.03%) Ajax
10 14 (9.03%) Flask
10 14 (9.03%) HTML5
10 14 (9.03%) Middleware
10 14 (9.03%) OAuth
10 14 (9.03%) ZeroMQ
11 12 (7.74%) JSON
11 12 (7.74%) Node.js
12 11 (7.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 34 (21.94%) Informatics
2 34 (21.94%) Life Science
3 25 (16.13%) Mathematics
4 21 (13.55%) Health Informatics
5 20 (12.90%) Statistics
6 14 (9.03%) Digital Media
7 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (6.45%) Physics
9 9 (5.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (4.52%) Digital TV
10 7 (4.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (2.58%) IPTV
11 4 (2.58%) User Experience
12 2 (1.29%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.65%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.39%) Linux
2 27 (17.42%) Windows
3 25 (16.13%) Unix
4 12 (7.74%) Android
4 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.58%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.87%) DevOps
3 34 (21.94%) Analytics
4 25 (16.13%) SDLC
5 23 (14.84%) Data Analysis
6 21 (13.55%) Machine Learning
7 19 (12.26%) OO
8 18 (11.61%) Scrum
9 16 (10.32%) TDD
10 14 (9.03%) Cross-Platform Development
10 14 (9.03%) Release Management
11 13 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.39%) Functional Programming
11 13 (8.39%) Online Security
12 12 (7.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (7.10%) BDD
13 11 (7.10%) OOP
14 10 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (6.45%) MVC
15 9 (5.81%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 80 (51.61%) C++
2 71 (45.81%) Java
3 58 (37.42%) Python
4 38 (24.52%) SQL
5 30 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 29 (18.71%) C
7 24 (15.48%) C#
8 16 (10.32%) Erlang
9 10 (6.45%) Groovy
10 7 (4.52%) Perl
11 6 (3.87%) Haskell
11 6 (3.87%) Lisp
11 6 (3.87%) PHP
12 4 (2.58%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.58%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (21.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.29%) CBAP
3 2 (1.29%) HND
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Firmware
2 2 (1.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) Snort
Vendors
1 39 (25.16%) Oracle
2 9 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) Perforce
4 6 (3.87%) Sybase
5 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.29%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago