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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 62 59 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.51% 5.43% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 6.70% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 61
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
863 881 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.71% 81.12% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 756 790 539
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,148 £27,500 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 +6 27 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Torfaen +9 22 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Newport +4 6 £66,250 +103.84% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 2 £28,000 -20.00%
Monmouthshire -3 2 £50,000 +85.18%
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 51 (41.13%) C++
2 50 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (38.71%) Java
4 33 (26.61%) SQL
5 32 (25.81%) Scrum
6 31 (25.00%) Degree
7 29 (23.39%) C
8 27 (21.77%) HTML
9 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 23 (18.55%) Windows
10 23 (18.55%) HTTP
10 23 (18.55%) Advertising
10 23 (18.55%) Computer Science
11 22 (17.74%) .NET
12 21 (16.94%) C#
12 21 (16.94%) REST
13 20 (16.13%) OOD
14 19 (15.32%) Multimedia
14 19 (15.32%) Apple iOS
15 18 (14.52%) Web Services
15 18 (14.52%) OOP
16 17 (13.71%) Linux
17 16 (12.90%) OO
17 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
17 16 (12.90%) Objective-C
18 15 (12.10%) XML
18 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
18 15 (12.10%) Big Data
19 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
19 14 (11.29%) CSS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (4.03%) Apache
2 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) PaaS
2 4 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.61%) GitHub
3 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.55%) HTTP
2 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.29%) Internet
4 5 (4.03%) SSL
5 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.61%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.81%) DVB
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) Big Data
2 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.48%) MySQL
4 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.84%) Data Mining
7 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.81%) Riak
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.65%) Xcode
3 5 (4.03%) Subversion
3 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.42%) GCC
5 3 (2.42%) GDB
5 3 (2.42%) Automake
6 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.61%) JUnit
6 2 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) NUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.81%) Hudson
7 1 (0.81%) JBehave
7 1 (0.81%) MSTest
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 23 (18.55%) Advertising
2 19 (15.32%) Multimedia
3 13 (10.48%) Marketing
4 7 (5.65%) Finance
5 6 (4.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (59.68%) Software Engineer
2 48 (38.71%) Developer
3 19 (15.32%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.06%) C++ Developer
6 8 (6.45%) iOS Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Graduate
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Programmer
8 6 (4.84%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (4.84%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (4.03%) Head of Software Engineering
9 5 (4.03%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.77%) HTML
2 22 (17.74%) .NET
3 21 (16.94%) REST
4 18 (14.52%) Web Services
5 15 (12.10%) XML
6 14 (11.29%) CSS
7 10 (8.06%) HTML5
8 9 (7.26%) SOAP
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.45%) JSON
9 8 (6.45%) WCF
10 6 (4.84%) iOS SDK
10 6 (4.84%) jQuery
11 5 (4.03%) Pthreads
11 5 (4.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (4.03%) Cocoa
11 5 (4.03%) Spring
11 5 (4.03%) POSIX
11 5 (4.03%) STL
11 5 (4.03%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.68%) DTV
3 8 (6.45%) IPTV
3 8 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.65%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.84%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.23%) Physics
6 4 (3.23%) GIS
7 3 (2.42%) Statistics
7 3 (2.42%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.42%) STB
7 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.42%) Open Source
7 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.61%) iPhone
8 2 (1.61%) RIA
9 1 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Windows
2 19 (15.32%) Apple iOS
3 17 (13.71%) Linux
4 14 (11.29%) Mac OS
5 11 (8.87%) UNIX
6 8 (6.45%) Android
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.81%) OS/2
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.81%) Scrum
3 20 (16.13%) OOD
4 18 (14.52%) OOP
5 16 (12.90%) OO
5 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.48%) Mobile Marketing
7 11 (8.87%) iOS Development
8 10 (8.06%) TDD
9 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.45%) MVC
11 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.84%) ETL
12 6 (4.84%) UML
12 6 (4.84%) Android Development
13 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.03%) Coaching
13 5 (4.03%) Validation
13 5 (4.03%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.13%) C++
2 48 (38.71%) Java
3 33 (26.61%) SQL
4 29 (23.39%) C
5 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 21 (16.94%) C#
7 16 (12.90%) Objective-C
8 11 (8.87%) PHP
9 8 (6.45%) Embedded C
10 7 (5.65%) Erlang
11 6 (4.84%) Python
12 4 (3.23%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.23%) VC++
13 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.42%) XAML
13 3 (2.42%) Perl
14 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.61%) VB
14 2 (1.61%) Groovy
14 2 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle
3 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.81%) Sony
4 1 (0.81%) Zend
4 1 (0.81%) Twitter
South Wales
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago