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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 79 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.30% 3.85% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 5.06% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 67 37 56
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1035 830 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.54% 76.15% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 889 757 794
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,096
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 48 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Bridgend -1 12 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Newport -3 12 £27,500 -32.09%
Torfaen +1 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 89 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (59.12%) C++
3 74 (54.01%) Java
4 50 (36.50%) Linux
5 47 (34.31%) SQL
6 46 (33.58%) Degree
7 40 (29.20%) Computer Science
7 40 (29.20%) Windows
8 39 (28.47%) C
9 37 (27.01%) C#
10 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
11 34 (24.82%) .NET
12 32 (23.36%) MVC
13 31 (22.63%) Scrum
13 31 (22.63%) Python
14 25 (18.25%) SDLC
15 24 (17.52%) OO
15 24 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
17 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
17 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
17 20 (14.60%) HTML
17 20 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (13.87%) HTTP
18 19 (13.87%) Apple iOS
19 18 (13.14%) Oracle
20 17 (12.41%) JUnit
21 16 (11.68%) Web Services
21 16 (11.68%) Android
22 15 (10.95%) JIRA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.46%) Node.js
2 2 (1.46%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
2 19 (13.87%) HTTP
3 9 (6.57%) Internet
3 9 (6.57%) tcpdump
4 8 (5.84%) DVB
5 6 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.73%) SNMP
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.22%) MySQL
3 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.65%) Riak
5 5 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.65%) Voldemort
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
7 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
2 17 (12.41%) JUnit
3 15 (10.95%) JIRA
4 14 (10.22%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.76%) Selenium
6 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.57%) Subversion
7 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.92%) Maven
8 4 (2.92%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (2.19%) Grunt
9 3 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.19%) gulp
9 3 (2.19%) Ant
9 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.19%) JMeter
10 2 (1.46%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (8.03%) Multimedia
2 7 (5.11%) Marketing
2 7 (5.11%) Advertising
3 6 (4.38%) Finance
3 6 (4.38%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.92%) Automotive
4 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.19%) Military
6 2 (1.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (64.23%) Software Engineer
2 28 (20.44%) Developer
3 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
3 10 (7.30%) Team Leader
4 8 (5.84%) Architect
4 8 (5.84%) Technical Architect
5 7 (5.11%) C++ Developer
5 7 (5.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) Graduate
6 6 (4.38%) Junior
7 5 (3.65%) C# Developer
7 5 (3.65%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (2.92%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (2.92%) Junior Developer
8 4 (2.92%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (2.92%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.19%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.82%) .NET
2 20 (14.60%) HTML
3 16 (11.68%) Web Services
4 14 (10.22%) STL
4 14 (10.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (9.49%) REST
6 11 (8.03%) CSS
7 9 (6.57%) Spring
8 8 (5.84%) SOAP
8 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.84%) PlayReady
9 7 (5.11%) iOS SDK
9 7 (5.11%) JSON
9 7 (5.11%) JPA
10 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.38%) Apache Camel
11 5 (3.65%) HTML5
11 5 (3.65%) jQuery
11 5 (3.65%) WCF
12 4 (2.92%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.20%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.22%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.30%) IPTV
4 10 (7.30%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.57%) DTV
6 7 (5.11%) User Experience
6 7 (5.11%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.65%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.65%) iPhone
8 4 (2.92%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.92%) Physics
8 4 (2.92%) iPad
9 3 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.46%) Robotics
10 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.46%) Life Science
10 2 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.73%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.50%) Linux
2 40 (29.20%) Windows
3 19 (13.87%) Apple iOS
4 16 (11.68%) Android
5 12 (8.76%) UNIX
6 6 (4.38%) Mac OS
7 5 (3.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.46%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.36%) MVC
3 31 (22.63%) Scrum
4 25 (18.25%) SDLC
5 24 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.52%) OO
6 15 (10.95%) Software Testing
7 14 (10.22%) Regression Testing
7 14 (10.22%) OOD
7 14 (10.22%) Product Management
8 13 (9.49%) Functional Programming
8 13 (9.49%) ETL
9 12 (8.76%) UML
10 11 (8.03%) TDD
10 11 (8.03%) iOS Development
11 10 (7.30%) Cyber Security
11 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.57%) Time Management
12 9 (6.57%) Test Planning
13 8 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.12%) C++
2 74 (54.01%) Java
3 47 (34.31%) SQL
4 39 (28.47%) C
5 37 (27.01%) C#
6 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
7 31 (22.63%) Python
8 15 (10.95%) Objective-C
9 13 (9.49%) Lisp
9 13 (9.49%) Haskell
9 13 (9.49%) Erlang
10 9 (6.57%) Groovy
10 9 (6.57%) PHP
10 9 (6.57%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.11%) Perl
12 6 (4.38%) Scala
13 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.65%) SystemTap
13 5 (3.65%) Korn
14 4 (2.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 46 (33.58%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) PhD
4 1 (0.73%) PMP
4 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Snort
2 3 (2.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Oracle
2 8 (5.84%) Perforce
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.38%) Apple
5 4 (2.92%) Green Hills
6 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.46%) Google
8 1 (0.73%) Motorola
8 1 (0.73%) Coverity
8 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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