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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wales / South Wales
Rank 23 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 63 66 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.25% 6.11% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 7.53% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 76
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
748 876 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.08% 81.11% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 661 768 864
Median salary £37,725 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
Newport +9 29 £52,000 +73.33% 1
Cardiff +4 28 £51,250 +46.42% 5
Torfaen +10 7 £32,500 -30.85%
Bridgend +8 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 77 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (48.15%) Java
3 52 (38.52%) Degree
4 43 (31.85%) C++
5 38 (28.15%) C#
6 37 (27.41%) Python
7 35 (25.93%) HTML
7 35 (25.93%) SQL
7 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 32 (23.70%) Web Services
9 29 (21.48%) Computer Science
10 27 (20.00%) Spring
11 26 (19.26%) MongoDB
12 25 (18.52%) CSS
13 24 (17.78%) SOAP
13 24 (17.78%) OO
14 22 (16.30%) Scrum
15 21 (15.56%) Mathematics
16 20 (14.81%) REST
17 19 (14.07%) .NET
18 18 (13.33%) Windows
18 18 (13.33%) Node.js
18 18 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (13.33%) JSON
18 18 (13.33%) SDLC
19 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (12.59%) DevOps
19 17 (12.59%) Statistics
19 17 (12.59%) NoSQL
19 17 (12.59%) TDD

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 12 (8.89%) JBoss
2 8 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.96%) Apache
4 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) IaaS
3 2 (1.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.48%) Broadband
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) MongoDB
2 17 (12.59%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.15%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.67%) Big Data
6 6 (4.44%) HBase
6 6 (4.44%) Sqoop
7 4 (2.96%) MySQL
7 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.22%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (5.19%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.19%) Maven
2 7 (5.19%) Selenium
3 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.22%) JMeter
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.48%) Xcode
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) gulp
7 1 (0.74%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Mockito
7 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Advertising
3 8 (5.93%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Games
6 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.22%) Automotive
6 3 (2.22%) Military
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 62 (45.93%) Developer
3 29 (21.48%) Java Developer
4 25 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Java Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Research Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Big Data Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
13 5 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
13 5 (3.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) HTML
2 32 (23.70%) Web Services
3 27 (20.00%) Spring
4 25 (18.52%) CSS
5 24 (17.78%) SOAP
6 20 (14.81%) REST
7 19 (14.07%) .NET
8 18 (13.33%) JSON
8 18 (13.33%) Node.js
9 16 (11.85%) JPA
10 15 (11.11%) RESTful
11 14 (10.37%) jQuery
12 13 (9.63%) Apache Camel
12 13 (9.63%) Java EE
13 12 (8.89%) Ajax
13 12 (8.89%) Natural Language Processing
14 11 (8.15%) J2EE
14 11 (8.15%) JSF
15 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
16 8 (5.93%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.56%) Mathematics
3 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.59%) Statistics
4 14 (10.37%) Physics
5 12 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (8.89%) Health Informatics
5 12 (8.89%) Informatics
5 12 (8.89%) Life Science
6 6 (4.44%) Blog
7 3 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.22%) Fintech
7 3 (2.22%) IPTV
7 3 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.74%) EPoS
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) Unix
4 10 (7.41%) Android
4 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.48%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.78%) OO
3 22 (16.30%) Scrum
4 18 (13.33%) SDLC
5 17 (12.59%) DevOps
5 17 (12.59%) TDD
6 15 (11.11%) UML
7 14 (10.37%) Analytics
8 12 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.89%) Machine Learning
8 12 (8.89%) OOP
9 11 (8.15%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (7.41%) BDD
10 10 (7.41%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.41%) OOD
11 9 (6.67%) Requirements Management
11 9 (6.67%) Software Architecture
11 9 (6.67%) Web Development
12 8 (5.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) Java
2 43 (31.85%) C++
3 38 (28.15%) C#
4 37 (27.41%) Python
5 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 35 (25.93%) SQL
6 16 (11.85%) C
7 10 (7.41%) Embedded C
7 10 (7.41%) Scala
8 9 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 8 (5.93%) Groovy
10 6 (4.44%) Go
10 6 (4.44%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.44%) Ruby
10 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.70%) PHP
11 5 (3.70%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.48%) Erlang
12 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (38.52%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.89%) HND
4 2 (1.48%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) MISRA
2 2 (1.48%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) HDFS
2 4 (2.96%) Firmware
3 2 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Ansible
1 2 (1.48%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Oracle
2 6 (4.44%) Cloudera
2 6 (4.44%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.22%) Perforce
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.48%) Zend
6 1 (0.74%) Cognos
6 1 (0.74%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
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