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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 26 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 85 34 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.97% 4.11% 10.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 5.14% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 33 89
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
981 662 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.48% 79.95% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 850 553 629
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 42 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Torfaen +5 28 £43,750 +16.66% 3
Bridgend +8 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Monmouthshire - 5 £50,000 -
Newport -18 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (42.24%) C++
2 65 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (39.75%) Java
4 51 (31.68%) C
5 40 (24.84%) Apple iOS
6 39 (24.22%) Windows
6 39 (24.22%) HTTP
7 36 (22.36%) Scrum
8 34 (21.12%) Objective-C
8 34 (21.12%) REST
8 34 (21.12%) Degree
9 32 (19.88%) OO
10 31 (19.25%) HTML
10 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
11 30 (18.63%) Computer Science
12 29 (18.01%) C#
12 29 (18.01%) OOP
13 26 (16.15%) Web Services
13 26 (16.15%) Advertising
14 24 (14.91%) OOD
15 23 (14.29%) Multimedia
16 22 (13.66%) E-Commerce
16 22 (13.66%) Linux
16 22 (13.66%) SQL
17 21 (13.04%) Big Data
18 20 (12.42%) Internet
19 19 (11.80%) Mobile Marketing
19 19 (11.80%) iOS Development
19 19 (11.80%) QA
19 19 (11.80%) Marketing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (6.83%) Apache
2 3 (1.86%) Node.js
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.94%) PaaS
2 3 (1.86%) GitHub
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.22%) HTTP
2 20 (12.42%) Internet
3 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.59%) DVB
5 5 (3.11%) SSL
6 3 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.86%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.04%) Big Data
2 15 (9.32%) MySQL
3 13 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.45%) Data Mining
5 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.62%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Xcode
2 9 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.97%) JIRA
3 8 (4.97%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.48%) Subversion
4 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.86%) GCC
5 3 (1.86%) GDB
5 3 (1.86%) Automake
6 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.24%) JUnit
6 2 (1.24%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) JBehave
General
1 26 (16.15%) Advertising
2 23 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 19 (11.80%) Marketing
4 15 (9.32%) Automotive
5 7 (4.35%) Finance
6 3 (1.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (52.80%) Software Engineer
2 70 (43.48%) Developer
3 19 (11.80%) Software Developer
4 16 (9.94%) C++ Developer
4 16 (9.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) Team Leader
6 14 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (3.73%) Programmer
11 6 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Head of Development
11 6 (3.73%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.12%) REST
2 31 (19.25%) HTML
3 26 (16.15%) Web Services
4 15 (9.32%) XML
5 14 (8.70%) .NET
6 13 (8.07%) HTML5
6 13 (8.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (8.07%) JSON
7 11 (6.83%) STL
7 11 (6.83%) iOS SDK
8 10 (6.21%) Cocoa
8 10 (6.21%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (4.97%) J2EE
9 8 (4.97%) WebKit
9 8 (4.97%) SOAP
9 8 (4.97%) jQuery
10 7 (4.35%) Pthreads
10 7 (4.35%) Qt
10 7 (4.35%) CSS
10 7 (4.35%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.63%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.56%) DTV
3 12 (7.45%) Algorithms
4 11 (6.83%) Client/Server
4 11 (6.83%) IPTV
5 8 (4.97%) Video on Demand
5 8 (4.97%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (3.73%) Open Source
7 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.11%) iPhone
8 4 (2.48%) Physics
8 4 (2.48%) Statistics
8 4 (2.48%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.48%) Streaming Video
8 4 (2.48%) GIS
8 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.48%) iPad
9 3 (1.86%) User Experience
9 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.84%) Apple iOS
2 39 (24.22%) Windows
3 22 (13.66%) Linux
4 16 (9.94%) UNIX
4 16 (9.94%) Android
5 14 (8.70%) Mac OS
6 9 (5.59%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.36%) Scrum
3 32 (19.88%) OO
4 29 (18.01%) OOP
5 24 (14.91%) OOD
6 22 (13.66%) E-Commerce
7 19 (11.80%) Mobile Marketing
7 19 (11.80%) iOS Development
8 15 (9.32%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.07%) Coaching
10 12 (7.45%) MVC
10 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.83%) UML
11 11 (6.83%) Web Application Development
12 10 (6.21%) Android Development
13 9 (5.59%) Cyber Security
13 9 (5.59%) MVVM
14 8 (4.97%) ETL
14 8 (4.97%) DRM
15 7 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.24%) C++
2 64 (39.75%) Java
3 51 (31.68%) C
4 34 (21.12%) Objective-C
5 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
6 29 (18.01%) C#
7 22 (13.66%) SQL
8 13 (8.07%) Embedded C
9 10 (6.21%) PHP
10 9 (5.59%) Perl
10 9 (5.59%) XAML
11 6 (3.73%) Python
11 6 (3.73%) Erlang
12 5 (3.11%) Scala
13 4 (2.48%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.48%) VC++
14 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.24%) VB
15 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.24%) Golang
Qualifications
1 34 (21.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.48%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) Perforce
3 6 (3.73%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.11%) Oracle
4 5 (3.11%) Apple
5 1 (0.62%) Sony
5 1 (0.62%) Zend
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Salary: £30000 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cwmbran
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Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
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