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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 16 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 12.96% 17.07% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 18.92% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £36,250 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.28% -28.88%
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
48 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 88.89% 90.24% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 22
Average salary £36,000 £32,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 30 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 -5 7 £36,250 +13.28%
Software Engineering
South Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) C
7 5 (27.78%) OOP
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) OOD
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 3 (16.67%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) HTTP
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) Time Management
9 3 (16.67%) Advertising
9 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) Mac OS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) GCC
1 1 (5.56%) GDB
1 1 (5.56%) Automake
General
1 9 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) SVG
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) POSIX
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
5 1 (5.56%) JPA
5 1 (5.56%) Pthreads
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Arduino
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
5 4 (22.22%) OOD
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft