The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 17 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 3.57% 6.67% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 7.37% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +68.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 95 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 100.00% 90.48% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 91 38
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £36,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Swansea region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Swansea

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) EJB
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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