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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 109 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.15% 5.19% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 6.22% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 93 53 61
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
987 996 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.87% 83.42% 84.77%
Number of salaries quoted 846 861 716
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +24 48 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Torfaen +5 24 £47,000 -2.59% 2
Bridgend +10 19 £38,500 +10.00%
Newport +6 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Neath Port Talbot - 6 £45,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan -2 1 £50,000 +92.30%
Glamorgan - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 113 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.47%) C++
3 64 (37.65%) Java
4 62 (36.47%) SQL
5 54 (31.76%) Computer Science
6 50 (29.41%) Linux
7 42 (24.71%) JavaScript
8 41 (24.12%) SQL Server
8 41 (24.12%) Degree
9 39 (22.94%) SDLC
10 38 (22.35%) C#
11 36 (21.18%) C
11 36 (21.18%) HTML
11 36 (21.18%) Web Services
11 36 (21.18%) Unix
12 34 (20.00%) .NET
13 32 (18.82%) Oracle
13 32 (18.82%) CSS
14 31 (18.24%) Scrum
15 30 (17.65%) Windows
15 30 (17.65%) Python
16 27 (15.88%) Finance
17 25 (14.71%) MySQL
17 25 (14.71%) Relational Database
18 23 (13.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 22 (12.94%) Android
19 22 (12.94%) Marketing
19 22 (12.94%) OO
19 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (12.94%) Apple iOS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (7.65%) Apache
2 11 (6.47%) Tornado
3 6 (3.53%) Node.js
4 5 (2.94%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) PaaS
2 4 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.35%) IaaS
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.18%) HTTP
2 14 (8.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.12%) tcpdump
4 6 (3.53%) Internet
5 3 (1.76%) SSL
6 2 (1.18%) RTSP
7 1 (0.59%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.71%) MySQL
2 25 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.82%) Big Data
3 15 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.47%) Data Mining
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (6.47%) SQLite
5 9 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Maven
2 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.12%) Subversion
4 6 (3.53%) Gradle
5 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.18%) Ant
6 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.18%) JIRA
6 2 (1.18%) JUnit
6 2 (1.18%) TestNG
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.59%) Bower
7 1 (0.59%) FishEye
7 1 (0.59%) Grunt
7 1 (0.59%) gulp
7 1 (0.59%) Hudson
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (15.88%) Finance
2 22 (12.94%) Marketing
3 14 (8.24%) Advertising
4 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.06%) Multimedia
6 8 (4.71%) Legal
7 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.35%) Welsh Language
8 3 (1.76%) Electronics
9 2 (1.18%) Games
9 2 (1.18%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 88 (51.76%) Software Engineer
2 67 (39.41%) Developer
3 29 (17.06%) Software Developer
4 28 (16.47%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (11.18%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (10.59%) C# Developer
6 18 (10.59%) C++ Developer
7 17 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 15 (8.82%) Java Developer
9 14 (8.24%) C Software Engineer
10 13 (7.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (7.65%) C++ Software Developer
11 12 (7.06%) .NET Software Developer
12 11 (6.47%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (6.47%) Senior Developer
13 9 (5.29%) C Developer
13 9 (5.29%) C/C++ Developer
13 9 (5.29%) C/C++ Software Developer
13 9 (5.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.18%) HTML
1 36 (21.18%) Web Services
2 34 (20.00%) .NET
3 32 (18.82%) CSS
4 23 (13.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 20 (11.76%) SOAP
6 17 (10.00%) HTML5
7 15 (8.82%) REST
8 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.65%) XML
9 12 (7.06%) Java EE
10 11 (6.47%) Flask
10 11 (6.47%) Middleware
10 11 (6.47%) OAuth
10 11 (6.47%) ZeroMQ
11 10 (5.88%) RESTful
12 8 (4.71%) JSON
13 7 (4.12%) Ajax
13 7 (4.12%) CSS3
13 7 (4.12%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.76%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.18%) Informatics
3 19 (11.18%) Life Science
4 12 (7.06%) Health Informatics
5 10 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.88%) Statistics
6 5 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.94%) Grid Computing
6 5 (2.94%) User Experience
7 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.76%) DTV
8 3 (1.76%) IPTV
9 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.18%) Tandem
10 1 (0.59%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.41%) Linux
2 36 (21.18%) Unix
3 30 (17.65%) Windows
4 22 (12.94%) Android
4 22 (12.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.94%) SDLC
3 31 (18.24%) Scrum
4 22 (12.94%) OO
5 21 (12.35%) Analytics
5 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
6 20 (11.76%) MVC
7 19 (11.18%) DevOps
8 16 (9.41%) Data Analysis
9 14 (8.24%) Android Development
9 14 (8.24%) ETL
9 14 (8.24%) iOS Development
10 13 (7.65%) Machine Learning
11 12 (7.06%) TDD
12 11 (6.47%) Cross-Platform Development
12 11 (6.47%) Functional Programming
12 11 (6.47%) Mobile Marketing
12 11 (6.47%) Online Security
12 11 (6.47%) Test Planning
12 11 (6.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.47%) C++
2 64 (37.65%) Java
3 62 (36.47%) SQL
4 42 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 38 (22.35%) C#
6 36 (21.18%) C
7 30 (17.65%) Python
8 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.47%) Erlang
10 10 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 9 (5.29%) Haskell
11 9 (5.29%) Lisp
12 7 (4.12%) PHP
13 6 (3.53%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.94%) Embedded C++
14 5 (2.94%) Groovy
14 5 (2.94%) Perl
14 5 (2.94%) Scala
15 4 (2.35%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (24.12%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) HND
3 2 (1.18%) CBAP
3 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) PhD
4 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.59%) MISRA
3 1 (0.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Snort
2 6 (3.53%) Firmware
3 2 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (18.82%) Oracle
2 7 (4.12%) Sybase
3 6 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
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