The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 25 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 5.08% 7.35% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 7.58% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 92.37% 97.06% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 104 63 60
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
West Wales

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 18 April 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 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
2 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Video Processing
5 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (18.18%) Xcode
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) HNC
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) WinForms
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago