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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wales / South Wales
Rank 21 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 73 72 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.65% 6.03% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.25% 7.52% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 72
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
712 957 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 84.36% 80.15% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 615 830 852
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £53,500
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 February 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 February 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
Cardiff +5 34 £42,500 +18.05% 4
Newport +10 26 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Torfaen +10 11 £32,500 -30.85%
Bridgend +14 1 £32,500 -16.12%
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.38%) Java
3 50 (33.11%) Degree
4 45 (29.80%) C#
5 39 (25.83%) C++
6 37 (24.50%) JavaScript
7 35 (23.18%) HTML
7 35 (23.18%) SQL
8 34 (22.52%) Spring
9 33 (21.85%) Web Services
10 30 (19.87%) .NET
11 29 (19.21%) OO
11 29 (19.21%) Scrum
12 27 (17.88%) Python
13 26 (17.22%) Finance
14 25 (16.56%) SOAP
14 25 (16.56%) MongoDB
15 24 (15.89%) REST
15 24 (15.89%) CSS
16 23 (15.23%) Computer Science
17 20 (13.25%) Oracle
17 20 (13.25%) Windows
18 19 (12.58%) TDD
18 19 (12.58%) SDLC
19 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (11.92%) Node.js
19 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
20 17 (11.26%) Linux
20 17 (11.26%) Advertising
20 17 (11.26%) jQuery

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 11 (7.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.96%) JBoss
3 8 (5.30%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.65%) Apache
6 3 (1.99%) IIS
7 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.66%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
1 2 (1.32%) Broadband
1 2 (1.32%) HTTP
1 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.56%) MongoDB
2 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.27%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (7.95%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.28%) Big Data
6 8 (5.30%) MySQL
7 6 (3.97%) HBase
7 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.97%) Sqoop
8 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.99%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.66%) Biml
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Maven
2 9 (5.96%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.64%) Selenium
4 7 (4.64%) Subversion
4 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.99%) JMeter
8 3 (1.99%) JUnit
8 3 (1.99%) Mockito
8 3 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (1.99%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 26 (17.22%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Advertising
3 8 (5.30%) Marketing
4 7 (4.64%) Games
5 6 (3.97%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.99%) Automotive
6 3 (1.99%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (49.67%) Developer
2 60 (39.74%) Software Engineer
3 37 (24.50%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (12.58%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.96%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Lead Software Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Research Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Java Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.18%) HTML
2 34 (22.52%) Spring
3 33 (21.85%) Web Services
4 30 (19.87%) .NET
5 25 (16.56%) SOAP
6 24 (15.89%) CSS
6 24 (15.89%) REST
7 18 (11.92%) Node.js
8 17 (11.26%) jQuery
9 15 (9.93%) JPA
10 14 (9.27%) AngularJS
10 14 (9.27%) Java EE
10 14 (9.27%) JSON
11 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET
11 13 (8.61%) Hibernate
11 13 (8.61%) RESTful
12 9 (5.96%) Ajax
12 9 (5.96%) Apache Camel
13 8 (5.30%) iOS SDK
13 8 (5.30%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.97%) Life Science
4 5 (3.31%) Blog
4 5 (3.31%) User Experience
5 4 (2.65%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.99%) Fintech
6 3 (1.99%) IPTV
6 3 (1.99%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (1.99%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.66%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.66%) EPoS
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.25%) Windows
2 17 (11.26%) Linux
3 15 (9.93%) Android
3 15 (9.93%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.27%) Unix
5 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.99%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.21%) OO
2 29 (19.21%) Scrum
3 19 (12.58%) SDLC
3 19 (12.58%) TDD
4 16 (10.60%) OOD
4 16 (10.60%) OOP
4 16 (10.60%) UML
5 15 (9.93%) DevOps
5 15 (9.93%) Mathematics
6 13 (8.61%) Unit Testing
7 12 (7.95%) BDD
7 12 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (7.95%) MVC
7 12 (7.95%) Web Development
8 11 (7.28%) Statistics
9 10 (6.62%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.62%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (5.96%) Requirements Management
10 9 (5.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.38%) Java
2 45 (29.80%) C#
3 39 (25.83%) C++
4 37 (24.50%) JavaScript
5 35 (23.18%) SQL
6 27 (17.88%) Python
7 16 (10.60%) C
8 11 (7.28%) Embedded C
9 10 (6.62%) Objective-C
9 10 (6.62%) Scala
10 9 (5.96%) Embedded C++
10 9 (5.96%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.64%) PHP
11 7 (4.64%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.97%) Go
12 6 (3.97%) Ruby
13 5 (3.31%) Groovy
13 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.32%) Perl
14 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (33.11%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.95%) HND
4 2 (1.32%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) MISRA
3 2 (1.32%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Firmware
2 6 (3.97%) HDFS
3 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Ansible
1 2 (1.32%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (13.25%) Oracle
2 6 (3.97%) Cloudera
2 6 (3.97%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.99%) Perforce
5 3 (1.99%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) Google
6 2 (1.32%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Sybase
7 1 (0.66%) Cognos
7 1 (0.66%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
AM Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday