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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 34 66 31
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 57 33 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.18% 2.68% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 3.30% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 69
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
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
841 1001 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.45% 81.25% 72.19%
Number of salaries quoted 718 894 667
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,571 £28,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 +18 29 £37,500 - 3
Torfaen +10 12 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Newport +22 5 £42,500 +31.78% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff -3 5 £37,000 +5.71%
Bridgend +10 3 £33,750 +12.50%
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (54.78%) Java
2 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (43.48%) C++
4 46 (40.00%) Scrum
5 38 (33.04%) SQL
6 37 (32.17%) HTML
7 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
8 33 (28.70%) .NET
9 32 (27.83%) Degree
10 27 (23.48%) C#
10 27 (23.48%) CSS
11 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
12 22 (19.13%) C
13 21 (18.26%) OO
14 20 (17.39%) Linux
15 18 (15.65%) OOD
16 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.78%) Web Services
17 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
17 16 (13.91%) Advertising
17 16 (13.91%) HTML5
18 15 (13.04%) XML
19 14 (12.17%) Windows
19 14 (12.17%) Oracle
19 14 (12.17%) TDD
20 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
21 12 (10.43%) MySQL
21 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
22 11 (9.57%) Multimedia
22 11 (9.57%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.35%) Confluence
2 4 (3.48%) LiveCycle
2 4 (3.48%) Apache
2 4 (3.48%) FileNet
3 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.87%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) SaaS
2 4 (3.48%) PaaS
3 2 (1.74%) GitHub
3 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) HTTP
2 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.96%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.87%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) MySQL
3 10 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.22%) Big Data
6 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Subversion
2 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.35%) Maven
3 5 (4.35%) JIRA
3 5 (4.35%) Hudson
4 3 (2.61%) GCC
4 3 (2.61%) GDB
4 3 (2.61%) Automake
4 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.61%) JUnit
5 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
5 2 (1.74%) Xcode
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.87%) JBehave
6 1 (0.87%) MSTest
General
1 16 (13.91%) Advertising
2 11 (9.57%) Multimedia
3 7 (6.09%) Marketing
4 6 (5.22%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (66.96%) Software Engineer
2 42 (36.52%) Developer
3 27 (23.48%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Programmer
10 6 (5.22%) Graduate
10 6 (5.22%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (3.48%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.48%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.48%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.17%) HTML
2 33 (28.70%) .NET
3 27 (23.48%) CSS
4 17 (14.78%) Web Services
5 16 (13.91%) HTML5
6 15 (13.04%) XML
7 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.70%) WCF
8 10 (8.70%) SOAP
8 10 (8.70%) J2EE
9 9 (7.83%) Spring
9 9 (7.83%) jQuery
9 9 (7.83%) CSS3
10 8 (6.96%) Java EE
10 8 (6.96%) Hibernate
11 6 (5.22%) REST
12 5 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (4.35%) XSLT
12 5 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.09%) Open Source
2 7 (6.09%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.35%) DTV
3 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.48%) GIS
4 4 (3.48%) Physics
4 4 (3.48%) IPTV
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) Arduino
6 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.74%) Statistics
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.74%) iPhone
6 2 (1.74%) RIA
7 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.87%) Blog
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Linux
2 14 (12.17%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) Mac OS
4 8 (6.96%) UNIX
5 4 (3.48%) Android
6 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.87%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) Scrum
3 21 (18.26%) OO
4 18 (15.65%) OOD
5 14 (12.17%) TDD
6 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.57%) OOP
8 10 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.09%) DevOps
10 7 (6.09%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (6.09%) RUP
11 6 (5.22%) DSDM
11 6 (5.22%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (5.22%) MVC
11 6 (5.22%) Release Management
12 5 (4.35%) Web Development
12 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.78%) Java
2 50 (43.48%) C++
3 38 (33.04%) SQL
4 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
5 27 (23.48%) C#
6 22 (19.13%) C
7 11 (9.57%) PHP
8 8 (6.96%) Python
9 7 (6.09%) Perl
10 6 (5.22%) Erlang
10 6 (5.22%) Groovy
10 6 (5.22%) Scala
10 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.35%) Clojure
12 4 (3.48%) VC++
12 4 (3.48%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.61%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.61%) VB
14 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Snort
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle
3 5 (4.35%) IBM
3 5 (4.35%) Twitter
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 2 (1.74%) Coverity
5 2 (1.74%) Wind River
6 1 (0.87%) Sony
6 1 (0.87%) Zend
6 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
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