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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 50 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 60 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.15% 5.15% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 6.83% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 57 52
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,723 £29,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
812 878 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 73.22% 75.43% 74.35%
Number of salaries quoted 738 782 590
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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 -7 24 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Bridgend +4 10 £36,500 +14.06% 2
Torfaen -11 7 £30,000 -21.05%
Newport -5 4 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 72 (59.50%) Java
2 58 (47.93%) C++
3 54 (44.63%) JavaScript
4 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (38.84%) HTML
5 47 (38.84%) OO
6 45 (37.19%) Scrum
7 41 (33.88%) .NET
8 34 (28.10%) CSS
9 31 (25.62%) SQL
10 29 (23.97%) C#
11 26 (21.49%) TDD
12 25 (20.66%) HTML5
13 24 (19.83%) SQL Server
13 24 (19.83%) Web Services
14 23 (19.01%) MongoDB
15 22 (18.18%) OOD
16 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
16 21 (17.36%) Degree
17 20 (16.53%) Spring
17 20 (16.53%) jQuery
18 19 (15.70%) Release Management
18 19 (15.70%) Scala
18 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
19 18 (14.88%) J2EE
20 17 (14.05%) XML
20 17 (14.05%) CSS3
21 16 (13.22%) Twitter
21 16 (13.22%) NoSQL
21 16 (13.22%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (11.57%) Confluence
2 10 (8.26%) FileNet
2 10 (8.26%) LiveCycle
3 4 (3.31%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) HTTP
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.01%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.22%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Riak
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Subversion
1 15 (12.40%) Maven
1 15 (12.40%) Hudson
1 15 (12.40%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.57%) JIRA
3 9 (7.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.31%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.65%) Xcode
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.83%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.83%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) MSTest
6 1 (0.83%) Moq
6 1 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (13.22%) Multimedia
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) Advertising
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
5 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (61.98%) Software Engineer
2 60 (49.59%) Developer
3 23 (19.01%) Software Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Java Developer
5 18 (14.88%) Programmer
6 12 (9.92%) Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Java Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Java Programmer
7 9 (7.44%) Developer Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Perl Developer
10 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.84%) HTML
2 41 (33.88%) .NET
3 34 (28.10%) CSS
4 25 (20.66%) HTML5
5 24 (19.83%) Web Services
6 20 (16.53%) Spring
6 20 (16.53%) jQuery
7 18 (14.88%) J2EE
8 17 (14.05%) XML
8 17 (14.05%) CSS3
9 14 (11.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (11.57%) Hibernate
10 13 (10.74%) SOAP
11 11 (9.09%) XSLT
12 10 (8.26%) JSF
12 10 (8.26%) Java EE
12 10 (8.26%) JSON
13 9 (7.44%) WCF
13 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
14 8 (6.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.40%) Open Source
3 11 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.13%) Physics
5 3 (2.48%) DTV
5 3 (2.48%) Arduino
6 2 (1.65%) Kindle
6 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.65%) IPTV
6 2 (1.65%) Social Media
6 2 (1.65%) RIA
6 2 (1.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) Blog
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 15 (12.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.44%) Android
4 6 (4.96%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.31%) UNIX
6 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.83%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.84%) OO
3 45 (37.19%) Scrum
4 26 (21.49%) TDD
5 22 (18.18%) OOD
6 19 (15.70%) Release Management
7 15 (12.40%) Requirements Analysis
7 15 (12.40%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.40%) SOA
7 15 (12.40%) RUP
7 15 (12.40%) DSDM
7 15 (12.40%) DevOps
8 14 (11.57%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.74%) Pair Programming
9 13 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (9.92%) MVC
10 12 (9.92%) OOP
10 12 (9.92%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (8.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.50%) Java
2 58 (47.93%) C++
3 54 (44.63%) JavaScript
4 31 (25.62%) SQL
5 29 (23.97%) C#
6 19 (15.70%) Scala
7 15 (12.40%) C
8 14 (11.57%) Clojure
8 14 (11.57%) Groovy
9 10 (8.26%) PHP
10 9 (7.44%) Perl
11 7 (5.79%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.48%) Erlang
13 2 (1.65%) PHP5
13 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.65%) VB6
13 2 (1.65%) Python
13 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.65%) VB
14 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Oracle
2 16 (13.22%) Twitter
3 11 (9.09%) IBM
4 10 (8.26%) Adobe
5 2 (1.65%) Coverity
5 2 (1.65%) Wind River
5 2 (1.65%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) Remedy
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chepstow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago