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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 70 58 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.66% 5.08% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 6.55% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 65
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1000 885 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.84% 77.50% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 844 793 747
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -10 31 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Newport +3 15 £37,000 -12.94% 3
Bridgend -6 14 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Torfaen -9 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 83 (63.36%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (60.31%) C++
3 67 (51.15%) Java
4 44 (33.59%) Linux
5 42 (32.06%) Degree
6 40 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 40 (30.53%) SQL
7 39 (29.77%) Windows
8 38 (29.01%) Computer Science
9 36 (27.48%) C
10 33 (25.19%) C#
11 31 (23.66%) Scrum
12 28 (21.37%) MVC
12 28 (21.37%) .NET
12 28 (21.37%) OO
13 25 (19.08%) Python
13 25 (19.08%) SDLC
14 23 (17.56%) Apple iOS
15 22 (16.79%) HTML
16 21 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (15.27%) Objective-C
18 19 (14.50%) JUnit
18 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
19 18 (13.74%) Oracle
19 18 (13.74%) HTTP
19 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (12.98%) OOD
20 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
21 16 (12.21%) Client/Server
21 16 (12.21%) Regression Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.58%) Confluence
2 3 (2.29%) Node.js
3 2 (1.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) HTTP
2 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.40%) Internet
4 10 (7.63%) DVB
5 6 (4.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.58%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.76%) SNMP
6 1 (0.76%) Wireless
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.16%) MySQL
3 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.29%) Voldemort
5 3 (2.29%) Riak
5 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) DB2
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (14.50%) JUnit
1 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.21%) Cucumber
2 16 (12.21%) JIRA
3 13 (9.92%) Selenium
4 10 (7.63%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.11%) Subversion
6 4 (3.05%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (2.29%) gulp
7 3 (2.29%) Grunt
7 3 (2.29%) Maven
7 3 (2.29%) Ant
7 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.29%) JMeter
8 2 (1.53%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.53%) Bower
8 2 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (11.45%) Multimedia
2 7 (5.34%) Marketing
3 5 (3.82%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.82%) Automotive
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Advertising
4 3 (2.29%) Military
4 3 (2.29%) Finance
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (64.12%) Software Engineer
2 30 (22.90%) Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Team Leader
4 8 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (6.11%) Software Developer
5 7 (5.34%) C++ Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Graduate
6 6 (4.58%) Junior
7 5 (3.82%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.05%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.29%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.29%) iOS Developer
10 2 (1.53%) Head of Development
10 2 (1.53%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) .NET
2 22 (16.79%) HTML
3 13 (9.92%) STL
3 13 (9.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (9.16%) REST
5 10 (7.63%) Web Services
5 10 (7.63%) PlayReady
6 8 (6.11%) iOS SDK
7 7 (5.34%) CSS
7 7 (5.34%) HTML5
7 7 (5.34%) JSON
7 7 (5.34%) jQuery
8 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.05%) POCO
10 4 (3.05%) Spring
11 3 (2.29%) SOAP
11 3 (2.29%) J2EE
11 3 (2.29%) CSS3
11 3 (2.29%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.01%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.21%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.63%) DTV
4 10 (7.63%) IPTV
5 9 (6.87%) User Experience
5 9 (6.87%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.34%) iPhone
7 6 (4.58%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.82%) iPad
8 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.82%) Cryptography
9 4 (3.05%) Grid Computing
9 4 (3.05%) Physics
10 3 (2.29%) Video on Demand
10 3 (2.29%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.53%) Robotics
11 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.53%) Life Science
11 2 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.59%) Linux
2 39 (29.77%) Windows
3 23 (17.56%) Apple iOS
4 16 (12.21%) Android
5 6 (4.58%) Mac OS
5 6 (4.58%) UNIX
6 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.76%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (63.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) Scrum
3 28 (21.37%) MVC
3 28 (21.37%) OO
4 25 (19.08%) SDLC
5 21 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (12.98%) OOD
7 16 (12.21%) Regression Testing
7 16 (12.21%) Product Management
8 14 (10.69%) iOS Development
9 13 (9.92%) Software Testing
10 12 (9.16%) ETL
10 12 (9.16%) UML
11 11 (8.40%) TDD
12 10 (7.63%) DRM
12 10 (7.63%) Web Application Development
13 9 (6.87%) OOP
14 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.11%) Build Automation
14 8 (6.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (60.31%) C++
2 67 (51.15%) Java
3 40 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 40 (30.53%) SQL
4 36 (27.48%) C
5 33 (25.19%) C#
6 25 (19.08%) Python
7 20 (15.27%) Objective-C
8 11 (8.40%) Perl
8 11 (8.40%) PHP
9 10 (7.63%) Groovy
10 8 (6.11%) Erlang
11 7 (5.34%) Bash Shell
11 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
12 6 (4.58%) Lisp
12 6 (4.58%) Korn
12 6 (4.58%) Haskell
13 5 (3.82%) Scala
13 5 (3.82%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.29%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 42 (32.06%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Snort
2 2 (1.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Oracle
2 10 (7.63%) Perforce
3 8 (6.11%) Apple
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.53%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.53%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Motorola
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Coverity
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Newport
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Newport
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