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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.39% 4.05% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 5.11% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 54
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
817 939 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 79.24% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 718 839 613
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +6 32 £35,250 -6.00% 10
Torfaen -8 9 £36,250 +1.39% 1
Newport +13 6 £40,500 -3.57% 2
Bridgend +10 6 £35,000 +12.90%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £37,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £40,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 71 (56.80%) Java
2 67 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (45.60%) C++
4 50 (40.00%) Scrum
5 45 (36.00%) HTML
5 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 40 (32.00%) .NET
7 38 (30.40%) OO
8 35 (28.00%) SQL
9 32 (25.60%) C#
9 32 (25.60%) CSS
10 28 (22.40%) Degree
11 22 (17.60%) TDD
11 22 (17.60%) HTML5
12 21 (16.80%) Web Services
12 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
13 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 20 (16.00%) OOD
14 19 (15.20%) Computer Science
15 18 (14.40%) MongoDB
15 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
15 18 (14.40%) XML
16 17 (13.60%) Windows
16 17 (13.60%) C
17 16 (12.80%) J2EE
17 16 (12.80%) Unit Testing
18 15 (12.00%) Release Management
18 15 (12.00%) Spring
18 15 (12.00%) Linux
18 15 (12.00%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (8.80%) Confluence
2 9 (7.20%) LiveCycle
2 9 (7.20%) FileNet
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.80%) Wireless
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.40%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.40%) MySQL
6 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.60%) Big Data
9 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.80%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Subversion
2 12 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.80%) Hudson
3 11 (8.80%) Maven
3 11 (8.80%) JIRA
3 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.60%) Xcode
5 2 (1.60%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.80%) MSTest
6 1 (0.80%) Moq
6 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.80%) GCC
6 1 (0.80%) GDB
6 1 (0.80%) Automake
6 1 (0.80%) NUnit
6 1 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 13 (10.40%) Multimedia
2 12 (9.60%) Advertising
3 6 (4.80%) Finance
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (67.20%) Software Engineer
2 52 (41.60%) Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Software Developer
4 18 (14.40%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Programmer
6 12 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) Java Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) Java Programmer
9 8 (6.40%) Developer Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (4.00%) Graduate
12 4 (3.20%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.20%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.00%) HTML
2 40 (32.00%) .NET
3 32 (25.60%) CSS
4 22 (17.60%) HTML5
5 21 (16.80%) Web Services
6 18 (14.40%) XML
7 16 (12.80%) J2EE
8 15 (12.00%) Spring
9 14 (11.20%) SOAP
9 14 (11.20%) jQuery
9 14 (11.20%) CSS3
10 13 (10.40%) Hibernate
11 11 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (8.00%) XSLT
12 10 (8.00%) JSF
13 9 (7.20%) WCF
13 9 (7.20%) Java EE
13 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
14 7 (5.60%) WPF
14 7 (5.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.40%) Open Source
3 9 (7.20%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.00%) User Experience
5 4 (3.20%) Physics
6 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.40%) IPTV
6 3 (2.40%) DTV
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.60%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.60%) RIA
7 2 (1.60%) Arduino
7 2 (1.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) Kindle
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 15 (12.00%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.00%) UNIX
5 4 (3.20%) Android
6 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.80%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.00%) Scrum
3 38 (30.40%) OO
4 22 (17.60%) TDD
5 20 (16.00%) OOD
6 16 (12.80%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.00%) Release Management
8 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.40%) DevOps
9 13 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.40%) OOP
9 13 (10.40%) RUP
10 12 (9.60%) DSDM
10 12 (9.60%) SOA
11 11 (8.80%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (8.80%) Configuration Management
11 11 (8.80%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (8.00%) Pair Programming
12 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.80%) Java
2 57 (45.60%) C++
3 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 35 (28.00%) SQL
5 32 (25.60%) C#
6 17 (13.60%) C
7 14 (11.20%) Scala
8 13 (10.40%) PHP
9 11 (8.80%) Clojure
9 11 (8.80%) Groovy
10 8 (6.40%) Perl
11 5 (4.00%) Erlang
11 5 (4.00%) Python
11 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.40%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.40%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.60%) VB
13 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.60%) VB6
13 2 (1.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Snort
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Oracle
3 12 (9.60%) Twitter
4 10 (8.00%) IBM
5 9 (7.20%) Adobe
6 2 (1.60%) Coverity
6 2 (1.60%) Wind River
7 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.80%) Facebook
7 1 (0.80%) Sony
7 1 (0.80%) Remedy
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