The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 18.33% 21.43% 22.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.64% 26.47% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 12
Average salary £48,250 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.91% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 93.33% 80.95% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 98 34 41
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Torfaen

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 -2 22 £48,250 +41.91%
Software Engineering
South Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 39 (76.47%) C++
2 32 (62.75%) C
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (43.14%) OO
4 22 (43.14%) HTTP
4 22 (43.14%) Internet
5 20 (39.22%) HTML
6 18 (35.29%) OOD
7 17 (33.33%) Windows
7 17 (33.33%) DVB
7 17 (33.33%) Multimedia
8 16 (31.37%) Perforce
8 16 (31.37%) Degree
8 16 (31.37%) JIRA
8 16 (31.37%) DRM
8 16 (31.37%) OOP
8 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
9 15 (29.41%) iOS Development
9 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
9 15 (29.41%) Java
9 15 (29.41%) Objective-C
10 12 (23.53%) Advertising
10 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
10 12 (23.53%) Data Mining
10 12 (23.53%) Marketing
10 12 (23.53%) PaaS
10 12 (23.53%) Big Data
10 12 (23.53%) Mobile Marketing
11 11 (21.57%) DTV

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) HTTP
1 22 (43.14%) Internet
2 17 (33.33%) DVB
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Data Mining
1 12 (23.53%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) JIRA
General
1 17 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 12 (23.53%) Marketing
2 12 (23.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Software Engineer
1 20 (39.22%) Team Leader
2 13 (25.49%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Desktop Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.92%) Head of Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Head of Software Engineering
8 1 (1.96%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.96%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) WebKit
3 7 (13.73%) iOS SDK
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
5 4 (7.84%) XML
5 4 (7.84%) POSIX
5 4 (7.84%) SOAP
5 4 (7.84%) Pthreads
5 4 (7.84%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) PCRE
6 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) DTV
2 10 (19.61%) iPhone
3 8 (15.69%) Video on Demand
3 8 (15.69%) iPad
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
3 8 (15.69%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (15.69%) Cryptography
3 8 (15.69%) IPTV
3 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.84%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Android
4 9 (17.65%) Mac OS
5 8 (15.69%) Mac OS X
5 8 (15.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) OO
3 18 (35.29%) OOD
4 16 (31.37%) DRM
4 16 (31.37%) OOP
4 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
5 15 (29.41%) iOS Development
6 12 (23.53%) Mobile Marketing
6 12 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
8 9 (17.65%) Android Development
9 8 (15.69%) Coaching
9 8 (15.69%) Cyber Security
9 8 (15.69%) Scrum
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) C++
2 32 (62.75%) C
3 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (29.41%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) Objective-C
5 7 (13.73%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Perforce
2 10 (19.61%) Apple