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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 13 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 14.75% 24.00% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.75% 24.49% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Average salary £32,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.77%
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
61 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 100.00% 98.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 47
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 9 £32,000 -13.51% 1
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
7 5 (27.78%) DTV
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) IPTV
9 3 (16.67%) Content Management
9 3 (16.67%) DVB
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) DRM
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
10 2 (11.11%) Product Management
10 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (11.11%) Confluence
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) Jenkins

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
2 3 (16.67%) DVB
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 12 (66.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) SVG
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
3 1 (5.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) DTV
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) IPTV
4 1 (5.56%) Arduino
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) DRM
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Bug Management
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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