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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 67 91 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.82% 7.49% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 9.05% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 79 48
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
906 1006 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 78.71% 82.80% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 784 878 648
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,148 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +4 43 £35,750 -2.72% 14
Torfaen -11 12 £47,000 -1.05% 2
Newport +6 9 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Bridgend -8 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 83 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.00%) Java
3 57 (40.71%) SQL
4 56 (40.00%) C++
5 49 (35.00%) Linux
6 48 (34.29%) Web Services
7 44 (31.43%) Computer Science
8 42 (30.00%) C#
8 42 (30.00%) .NET
9 40 (28.57%) Degree
10 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
11 35 (25.00%) Unix
12 33 (23.57%) SDLC
13 31 (22.14%) MVC
14 30 (21.43%) SQL Server
15 29 (20.71%) HTML
16 28 (20.00%) CSS
16 28 (20.00%) Windows
17 27 (19.29%) Scrum
18 25 (17.86%) OO
18 25 (17.86%) C
19 22 (15.71%) Oracle
19 22 (15.71%) Finance
20 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET
21 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (12.86%) SOAP
21 18 (12.86%) HTTP
21 18 (12.86%) Spring
22 17 (12.14%) QA
22 17 (12.14%) TCP/IP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 7 (5.00%) Apache
2 4 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.14%) IIS
4 2 (1.43%) Node.js
4 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (1.43%) GitHub
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) HTTP
2 17 (12.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.86%) tcpdump
4 7 (5.00%) Internet
5 3 (2.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) MySQL
3 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.57%) Big Data
6 5 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.43%) Riak
7 2 (1.43%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.29%) Maven
3 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.57%) JIRA
4 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.14%) JMeter
5 3 (2.14%) Subversion
6 2 (1.43%) Ant
6 2 (1.43%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.43%) Grunt
6 2 (1.43%) Hudson
6 2 (1.43%) JUnit
6 2 (1.43%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) TestNG
7 1 (0.71%) Bower
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Gradle
7 1 (0.71%) gulp
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.71%) Marketing
3 13 (9.29%) Advertising
4 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.29%) Legal
5 6 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 69 (49.29%) Software Engineer
2 61 (43.57%) Developer
3 28 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 26 (18.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (15.71%) Java Developer
6 20 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 19 (13.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (13.57%) C# Developer
8 14 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (9.29%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (7.86%) C++ Developer
11 10 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 10 (7.14%) Security Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) Java Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) Junior
13 8 (5.71%) Architect
13 8 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
13 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.29%) Web Services
2 42 (30.00%) .NET
3 29 (20.71%) HTML
4 28 (20.00%) CSS
5 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET
6 18 (12.86%) SOAP
6 18 (12.86%) Spring
7 13 (9.29%) JPA
8 12 (8.57%) REST
9 11 (7.86%) XML
10 10 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (7.14%) HTML5
10 10 (7.14%) WCF
10 10 (7.14%) WebRTC
11 9 (6.43%) Apache Camel
11 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.71%) jQuery
12 8 (5.71%) RESTful
13 7 (5.00%) WinForms
14 5 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Grid Computing
4 5 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.57%) Streaming Video
5 4 (2.86%) DTV
5 4 (2.86%) User Experience
6 3 (2.14%) IPTV
6 3 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) Statistics
7 2 (1.43%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) Physics
8 1 (0.71%) PMI
8 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.00%) Linux
2 35 (25.00%) Unix
3 28 (20.00%) Windows
4 13 (9.29%) Android
4 13 (9.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.14%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.43%) AIX
7 2 (1.43%) VMS
8 1 (0.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) SDLC
3 31 (22.14%) MVC
4 27 (19.29%) Scrum
5 25 (17.86%) OO
6 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.71%) ETL
7 14 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (10.00%) Functional Programming
8 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.29%) Time Management
9 12 (8.57%) Test Planning
10 11 (7.86%) TDD
11 10 (7.14%) Online Marketing
11 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
12 9 (6.43%) Data Analysis
12 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.43%) Online Security
13 8 (5.71%) OOP
13 8 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.00%) Java
2 57 (40.71%) SQL
3 56 (40.00%) C++
4 42 (30.00%) C#
5 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.86%) C
7 14 (10.00%) Erlang
7 14 (10.00%) Haskell
7 14 (10.00%) Lisp
7 14 (10.00%) Python
7 14 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.29%) Scala
10 5 (3.57%) PHP
11 3 (2.14%) Clojure
11 3 (2.14%) Perl
11 3 (2.14%) Ruby
12 2 (1.43%) Delphi
12 2 (1.43%) SystemTap
12 2 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) HND
3 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.71%) PhD
4 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.71%) MISRA
3 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Snort
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Oracle
2 6 (4.29%) Atlassian
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.57%) Sybase
4 3 (2.14%) Sitecore
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