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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 76 62 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.11% 5.52% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 6.69% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 46 65
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
942 927 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.12% 82.55% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 803 760
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +5 44 £43,250 +23.57% 1
Newport +10 26 £52,700 +40.53% 6
Torfaen +7 8 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Bridgend +8 3 £25,000 -29.57% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 86 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (53.85%) Java
3 51 (35.66%) C++
3 51 (35.66%) Degree
4 46 (32.17%) Python
5 39 (27.27%) Web Services
6 37 (25.87%) Computer Science
7 35 (24.48%) C#
8 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
8 34 (23.78%) SQL
9 31 (21.68%) MongoDB
10 30 (20.98%) HTML
11 28 (19.58%) Spring
12 26 (18.18%) Mathematics
13 25 (17.48%) SOAP
14 24 (16.78%) OO
14 24 (16.78%) DevOps
15 22 (15.38%) CSS
15 22 (15.38%) TDD
15 22 (15.38%) Scrum
16 21 (14.69%) JSON
16 21 (14.69%) Statistics
16 21 (14.69%) RESTful
17 20 (13.99%) REST
17 20 (13.99%) Analytics
17 20 (13.99%) Oracle
18 19 (13.29%) Linux
18 19 (13.29%) NoSQL
19 18 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (12.59%) Node.js

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 17 (11.89%) JBoss
2 7 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.50%) Apache
5 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.40%) Confluence
7 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.40%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) Broadband
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) MongoDB
2 19 (13.29%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (9.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.99%) Big Data
7 7 (4.90%) MySQL
7 7 (4.90%) Neo4j
8 6 (4.20%) HBase
8 6 (4.20%) Sqoop
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.10%) SQLite
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.29%) Cucumber
2 9 (6.29%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.59%) Maven
4 7 (4.90%) Selenium
5 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.50%) Subversion
6 3 (2.10%) JMeter
7 2 (1.40%) FishEye
7 2 (1.40%) JIRA
7 2 (1.40%) JUnit
7 2 (1.40%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.40%) Xcode
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Advertising
3 9 (6.29%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.40%) Automotive
5 2 (1.40%) Games
5 2 (1.40%) Military
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (51.75%) Software Engineer
2 58 (40.56%) Developer
3 31 (21.68%) Java Developer
4 29 (20.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (12.59%) Software Developer
6 17 (11.89%) Java Engineer
7 16 (11.19%) Research Engineer
8 14 (9.79%) Senior Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
10 11 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (6.99%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) Graduate
13 7 (4.90%) Lead Developer
14 6 (4.20%) Big Data Engineer
14 6 (4.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 6 (4.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 6 (4.20%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.27%) Web Services
2 30 (20.98%) HTML
3 28 (19.58%) Spring
4 25 (17.48%) SOAP
5 22 (15.38%) CSS
6 21 (14.69%) JSON
6 21 (14.69%) RESTful
7 20 (13.99%) REST
8 18 (12.59%) Java EE
8 18 (12.59%) Node.js
9 17 (11.89%) JPA
10 16 (11.19%) J2EE
11 15 (10.49%) .NET
11 15 (10.49%) Apache Camel
11 15 (10.49%) JSF
12 13 (9.09%) Ajax
12 13 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
13 10 (6.99%) jQuery
13 10 (6.99%) SVG
14 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.87%) Computer Science
2 26 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 21 (14.69%) Statistics
4 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (12.59%) Informatics
4 18 (12.59%) Life Science
5 16 (11.19%) Physics
6 13 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (9.09%) Health Informatics
7 7 (4.90%) Digital Media
8 6 (4.20%) Blog
9 4 (2.80%) User Experience
10 3 (2.10%) Cloud Native
10 3 (2.10%) Digital TV
10 3 (2.10%) Fintech
11 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.29%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 14 (9.79%) Unix
4 8 (5.59%) Android
4 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.40%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.78%) DevOps
2 24 (16.78%) OO
3 22 (15.38%) Scrum
3 22 (15.38%) TDD
4 20 (13.99%) Analytics
5 17 (11.89%) UML
6 16 (11.19%) Data Analysis
6 16 (11.19%) Machine Learning
7 15 (10.49%) SDLC
8 13 (9.09%) BDD
9 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (6.99%) OOP
11 10 (6.99%) Requirements Management
12 9 (6.29%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.29%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.59%) MVC
14 7 (4.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.85%) Java
2 51 (35.66%) C++
3 46 (32.17%) Python
4 35 (24.48%) C#
5 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
5 34 (23.78%) SQL
6 18 (12.59%) C
7 10 (6.99%) Embedded C
7 10 (6.99%) Groovy
8 9 (6.29%) Embedded C++
8 9 (6.29%) Scala
9 6 (4.20%) Go
9 6 (4.20%) Ruby
10 5 (3.50%) Erlang
11 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.80%) PHP
11 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.40%) Perl
13 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (35.66%) Degree
2 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) HND
4 2 (1.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.70%) MISRA
2 1 (0.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) HDFS
2 2 (1.40%) Firmware
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Ansible
1 2 (1.40%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Oracle
2 6 (4.20%) Cloudera
2 6 (4.20%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.50%) Perforce
4 4 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.10%) Google
5 3 (2.10%) Sybase
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.40%) Zend
7 1 (0.70%) VMware
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