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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 11 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 20.00% 22.73% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 23.26% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Average salary £34,000 £35,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% -20.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
60 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 100.00% 97.73% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 39
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 -4 12 £34,000 -4.89% 1
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) HTTP
3 10 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (35.00%) DTV
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) C
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
9 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Test Management
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) CentOS
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) DVB
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) GCC
2 1 (5.00%) GDB
2 1 (5.00%) Automake
General
1 10 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) POSIX
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (5.00%) JPA
4 1 (5.00%) Pthreads
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) DTV
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) IPTV
5 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Product Management
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Bug Management
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) DRM
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C++
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) Korn
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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