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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 15 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 15.08% 9.26% 14.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.32% 9.43% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 13
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
124 53 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 98.41% 98.15% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 103 52 86
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,000 £50,000
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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -1 19 £43,750 +16.66%
Software Engineer
South Wales

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (72.73%) Linux
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) HTTP
2 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 22 (66.67%) C
3 19 (57.58%) UNIX
3 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
3 19 (57.58%) Advertising
3 19 (57.58%) Marketing
3 19 (57.58%) Mobile Marketing
4 18 (54.55%) C++
5 17 (51.52%) Big Data
6 16 (48.48%) PaaS
7 14 (42.42%) Java
7 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (36.36%) Scrum
8 12 (36.36%) Internet
8 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 12 (36.36%) HTML
8 12 (36.36%) Data Mining
9 11 (33.33%) Apache
9 11 (33.33%) Perl
10 10 (30.30%) Python
10 10 (30.30%) Windows
11 9 (27.27%) Web Services
11 9 (27.27%) XML
11 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
11 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
11 9 (27.27%) TDD
11 9 (27.27%) Korn

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (27.27%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) HTTP
1 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (36.36%) Internet
3 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
5 3 (9.09%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Big Data
2 12 (36.36%) Data Mining
3 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
4 7 (21.21%) MySQL
5 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 9 (27.27%) TestLink
2 6 (18.18%) Fiddler
3 3 (9.09%) Xcode
3 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) GCC
3 3 (9.09%) GDB
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Automake
General
1 19 (57.58%) Advertising
1 19 (57.58%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) POSIX
3 7 (21.21%) Pthreads
4 6 (18.18%) REST
4 6 (18.18%) SOAP
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) .NET
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 8 (24.24%) DTV
3 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Statistics
6 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.09%) User Experience
7 2 (6.06%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) UNIX
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) CentOS
5 4 (12.12%) Mac OS
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
2 19 (57.58%) Mobile Marketing
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) BDD
5 9 (27.27%) Product Management
5 9 (27.27%) Test Management
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) Bug Management
6 6 (18.18%) OOD
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C
2 18 (54.55%) C++
3 14 (42.42%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 11 (33.33%) Perl
6 10 (30.30%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Korn
7 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 6 (18.18%) Ruby
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
11 2 (6.06%) PHP
11 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
11 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 1 (3.03%) C#
12 1 (3.03%) VB
12 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.09%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Zend