The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 14 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 16.48% 7.94% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.85% 7.94% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £39,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
South 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 Torfaen 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
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 97.80% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 62 67
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Torfaen

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Cwmbran +6 15 £42,500 +13.33%
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 21 (77.78%) HTTP
2 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) C
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) UNIX
5 13 (48.15%) C++
6 12 (44.44%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
6 12 (44.44%) Mobile Marketing
6 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 12 (44.44%) Advertising
6 12 (44.44%) Marketing
7 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) Internet
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
8 10 (37.04%) Python
8 10 (37.04%) Big Data
8 10 (37.04%) DTV
9 9 (33.33%) PaaS
9 9 (33.33%) Scrum
9 9 (33.33%) Wireshark
9 9 (33.33%) Degree
10 8 (29.63%) XML
10 8 (29.63%) Perl
11 7 (25.93%) MySQL
11 7 (25.93%) Multimedia
11 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
12 6 (22.22%) JIRA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) Confluence
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) HTTP
2 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (40.74%) Internet
4 9 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 5 (18.52%) SSL
6 3 (11.11%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Big Data
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
5 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
1 6 (22.22%) Fiddler
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (22.22%) TestLink
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) GCC
2 3 (11.11%) GDB
2 3 (11.11%) Automake
General
1 12 (44.44%) Advertising
1 12 (44.44%) Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) POSIX
4 5 (18.52%) Pthreads
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) DTV
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
4 4 (14.81%) IPTV
5 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) UNIX
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) CentOS
4 6 (22.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 12 (44.44%) Mobile Marketing
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Test Management
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Product Management
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Bug Management
6 5 (18.52%) OOD
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) Content Management
8 3 (11.11%) OOP
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) Perl
7 6 (22.22%) Ruby
7 6 (22.22%) Korn
7 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) PHP
9 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.70%) VB
10 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft