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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.44% 5.56% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 7.02% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 60
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,614 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £52,500 £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
977 883 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.54% 79.19% 75.02%
Number of salaries quoted 817 767 707
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -15 25 £35,000 +11.11% 12
Newport +4 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bridgend -3 11 £36,000 -1.36% 2
Torfaen -12 7 £32,500 +4.00%
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 86 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (57.75%) C++
3 68 (47.89%) Java
4 49 (34.51%) JavaScript
5 48 (33.80%) C
6 45 (31.69%) Linux
7 41 (28.87%) Windows
7 41 (28.87%) Degree
8 37 (26.06%) Computer Science
9 36 (25.35%) Apple iOS
10 35 (24.65%) OO
10 35 (24.65%) C#
11 31 (21.83%) HTML
11 31 (21.83%) Scrum
12 30 (21.13%) Objective-C
12 30 (21.13%) SQL
13 26 (18.31%) HTTP
14 25 (17.61%) MVC
15 24 (16.90%) .NET
16 22 (15.49%) JIRA
17 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (14.79%) Android
17 21 (14.79%) Python
18 20 (14.08%) iOS Development
18 20 (14.08%) SDLC
19 19 (13.38%) Client/Server
19 19 (13.38%) JUnit
19 19 (13.38%) REST
20 17 (11.97%) Jenkins
20 17 (11.97%) Internet

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (4.23%) Apache
1 6 (4.23%) Confluence
2 4 (2.82%) Node.js
3 2 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) PaaS
2 5 (3.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.31%) HTTP
2 17 (11.97%) Internet
3 16 (11.27%) DVB
4 13 (9.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.52%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.70%) Wireless
6 1 (0.70%) VoIP
6 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.75%) MySQL
4 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.93%) Big Data
5 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.23%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.41%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.41%) Riak
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) DB2
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) JIRA
2 19 (13.38%) JUnit
3 17 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.27%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
6 10 (7.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.04%) Selenium
7 8 (5.63%) Subversion
8 4 (2.82%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (2.11%) gulp
9 3 (2.11%) Grunt
9 3 (2.11%) Xcode
10 2 (1.41%) Bower
10 2 (1.41%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.70%) Mockito
11 1 (0.70%) Maven
11 1 (0.70%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 16 (11.27%) Multimedia
2 11 (7.75%) Marketing
3 9 (6.34%) Automotive
4 7 (4.93%) Advertising
5 4 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.11%) Military
7 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (1.41%) Finance
8 1 (0.70%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (57.75%) Software Engineer
2 39 (27.46%) Developer
3 20 (14.08%) Team Leader
4 10 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (5.63%) Software Developer
5 8 (5.63%) Desktop Team Leader
6 7 (4.93%) C++ Developer
6 7 (4.93%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.23%) iOS Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Head of Development
8 4 (2.82%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (2.82%) Software Manager
8 4 (2.82%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (2.82%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Graduate
9 3 (2.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.83%) HTML
2 24 (16.90%) .NET
3 19 (13.38%) REST
4 16 (11.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (11.27%) PlayReady
5 14 (9.86%) STL
6 12 (8.45%) Web Services
6 12 (8.45%) jQuery
7 10 (7.04%) HTML5
8 9 (6.34%) iOS SDK
8 9 (6.34%) JSON
9 8 (5.63%) WebKit
10 7 (4.93%) Velocity
10 7 (4.93%) CSS
11 6 (4.23%) J2EE
11 6 (4.23%) Mojolicious
12 5 (3.52%) WinForms
13 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.82%) Qt
13 4 (2.82%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.06%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.38%) Client/Server
3 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.45%) Algorithms
4 12 (8.45%) DTV
5 11 (7.75%) IPTV
6 10 (7.04%) iPhone
7 9 (6.34%) Video on Demand
7 9 (6.34%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (6.34%) User Experience
8 8 (5.63%) iPad
8 8 (5.63%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.63%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.52%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.82%) Physics
10 4 (2.82%) Streaming Video
10 4 (2.82%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.41%) Robotics
11 2 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.69%) Linux
2 41 (28.87%) Windows
3 36 (25.35%) Apple iOS
4 21 (14.79%) Android
5 11 (7.75%) UNIX
6 8 (5.63%) Mac OS X
7 7 (4.93%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.65%) OO
3 31 (21.83%) Scrum
4 25 (17.61%) MVC
5 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.08%) iOS Development
6 20 (14.08%) SDLC
7 16 (11.27%) Web Application Development
7 16 (11.27%) Product Management
7 16 (11.27%) Regression Testing
7 16 (11.27%) OOD
7 16 (11.27%) DRM
8 14 (9.86%) UML
8 14 (9.86%) OOP
9 11 (7.75%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.04%) Android Development
10 10 (7.04%) ETL
11 9 (6.34%) Coaching
12 8 (5.63%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (57.75%) C++
2 68 (47.89%) Java
3 49 (34.51%) JavaScript
4 48 (33.80%) C
5 35 (24.65%) C#
6 30 (21.13%) SQL
6 30 (21.13%) Objective-C
7 21 (14.79%) Python
8 15 (10.56%) Perl
9 10 (7.04%) PHP
9 10 (7.04%) Groovy
10 7 (4.93%) Scala
10 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.23%) Korn
11 6 (4.23%) Erlang
12 5 (3.52%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.52%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.82%) Lisp
13 4 (2.82%) XAML
13 4 (2.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 41 (28.87%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Snort
2 2 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle
1 16 (11.27%) Perforce
2 11 (7.75%) Apple
3 5 (3.52%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.82%) Green Hills
5 2 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Motorola
6 1 (0.70%) Coverity
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intuition IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Companies House
Salary: £24,594 - £29,115
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago