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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 67 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.56% 5.99% 7.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 7.29% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 69
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,807 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,500 £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
972 823 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.60% 82.14% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 838 691 717
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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
Torfaen -2 26 £48,500 +40.57% 2
Cardiff -10 21 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Bridgend -1 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Newport -12 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Monmouthshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 70 (47.95%) C++
2 66 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (41.78%) Java
4 53 (36.30%) C
5 48 (32.88%) Apple iOS
6 45 (30.82%) JavaScript
7 43 (29.45%) Windows
8 42 (28.77%) HTTP
8 42 (28.77%) Objective-C
9 37 (25.34%) OO
9 37 (25.34%) REST
10 33 (22.60%) HTML
11 27 (18.49%) OOP
11 27 (18.49%) Degree
12 26 (17.81%) Linux
13 24 (16.44%) C#
13 24 (16.44%) Internet
13 24 (16.44%) iOS Development
14 23 (15.75%) Android
14 23 (15.75%) OOD
15 22 (15.07%) Scrum
16 21 (14.38%) Multimedia
16 21 (14.38%) Web Services
17 20 (13.70%) Computer Science
18 19 (13.01%) JIRA
18 19 (13.01%) Big Data
18 19 (13.01%) Client/Server
18 19 (13.01%) Mobile Development
19 18 (12.33%) Automotive
19 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (6.16%) Apache
2 5 (3.42%) Node.js
3 3 (2.05%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.27%) PaaS
2 2 (1.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.77%) HTTP
2 24 (16.44%) Internet
3 17 (11.64%) DVB
4 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.05%) SSL
6 2 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) Big Data
2 12 (8.22%) Data Mining
2 12 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.16%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.16%) MySQL
3 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) JIRA
2 11 (7.53%) JUnit
3 10 (6.85%) Xcode
3 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.16%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.48%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.11%) Subversion
6 6 (4.11%) Selenium
7 3 (2.05%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.37%) Grunt
8 2 (1.37%) Bower
8 2 (1.37%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.68%) TestNG
9 1 (0.68%) Maven
9 1 (0.68%) Automake
9 1 (0.68%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.68%) GCC
9 1 (0.68%) GDB
9 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 21 (14.38%) Multimedia
2 18 (12.33%) Automotive
3 16 (10.96%) Advertising
4 15 (10.27%) Marketing
5 3 (2.05%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Finance
6 2 (1.37%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (52.74%) Software Engineer
2 60 (41.10%) Developer
3 20 (13.70%) Team Leader
4 15 (10.27%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (9.59%) iOS Developer
6 12 (8.22%) C++ Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Desktop Team Leader
10 6 (4.11%) C++/C# Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Head of Development
10 6 (4.11%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Programmer
10 6 (4.11%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.11%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) C Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.34%) REST
2 33 (22.60%) HTML
3 21 (14.38%) Web Services
4 14 (9.59%) JSON
5 13 (8.90%) HTML5
6 12 (8.22%) iOS SDK
7 10 (6.85%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (6.85%) XML
7 10 (6.85%) Cocoa
8 9 (6.16%) .NET
8 9 (6.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (5.48%) jQuery
9 8 (5.48%) WebKit
10 7 (4.79%) STL
11 6 (4.11%) Velocity
11 6 (4.11%) Qt
11 6 (4.11%) SOAP
11 6 (4.11%) WinForms
11 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.01%) Client/Server
3 17 (11.64%) DTV
4 12 (8.22%) IPTV
5 10 (6.85%) iPhone
6 9 (6.16%) Algorithms
7 8 (5.48%) Video on Demand
7 8 (5.48%) iPad
7 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
7 8 (5.48%) Over-the-Top Content
7 8 (5.48%) Cryptography
8 6 (4.11%) User Experience
8 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.42%) Open Source
10 4 (2.74%) Streaming Video
11 3 (2.05%) Physics
11 3 (2.05%) Statistics
12 2 (1.37%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.37%) STB
12 2 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.88%) Apple iOS
2 43 (29.45%) Windows
3 26 (17.81%) Linux
4 23 (15.75%) Android
5 13 (8.90%) Mac OS
6 12 (8.22%) UNIX
7 9 (6.16%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (5.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.34%) OO
3 27 (18.49%) OOP
4 24 (16.44%) iOS Development
5 23 (15.75%) OOD
6 22 (15.07%) Scrum
7 19 (13.01%) Mobile Development
8 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.64%) Web Application Development
10 16 (10.96%) DRM
11 15 (10.27%) E-Commerce
11 15 (10.27%) UML
11 15 (10.27%) Mobile Marketing
12 14 (9.59%) Android Development
13 13 (8.90%) MVC
14 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.53%) Cyber Security
15 9 (6.16%) Coaching
15 9 (6.16%) Regression Testing
15 9 (6.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.95%) C++
2 61 (41.78%) Java
3 53 (36.30%) C
4 45 (30.82%) JavaScript
5 42 (28.77%) Objective-C
6 24 (16.44%) C#
7 12 (8.22%) SQL
8 11 (7.53%) Perl
9 10 (6.85%) Embedded C
10 9 (6.16%) Python
10 9 (6.16%) XAML
11 8 (5.48%) PHP
12 6 (4.11%) Groovy
12 6 (4.11%) Scala
13 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.74%) Golang
14 3 (2.05%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.05%) Korn
14 3 (2.05%) Erlang
15 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (18.49%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (10.96%) Perforce
2 10 (6.85%) Apple
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle
4 6 (4.11%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.05%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Zend
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