The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 1.45% 7.14% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 13.51% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineering
West 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 Swansea region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 56.52% 52.86% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 29
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,967 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £39,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Swansea

Software Engineering
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification