The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 16 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 5.49% 19.39% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 25.00% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 1
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% +34.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 76 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 87.91% 77.55% 60.53%
Number of salaries quoted 64 72 23
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
West Wales

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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Swansea

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) HND
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) JSF
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) FileNet
1 1 (14.29%) LiveCycle
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) V-Model
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) HND
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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