Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 26 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 94 76 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.94% 7.84% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 8.44% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 83 68 68
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £29,850
90th Percentile £57,900 £57,000 £70,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +10.67%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 946 900 1,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 89.92% 92.88% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 789 794 1,059
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,550 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +1.35%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (42.55%) DevOps
2 35 (37.23%) Java
3 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (25.53%) SQL
6 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (21.28%) PHP
7 20 (21.28%) Python
8 19 (20.21%) Web Services
8 19 (20.21%) Subversion
9 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
9 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
9 18 (19.15%) Case Management
10 17 (18.09%) TDD
10 17 (18.09%) Spring
10 17 (18.09%) Configuration Management
11 16 (17.02%) C#
12 14 (14.89%) DNS
12 14 (14.89%) LAMP
12 14 (14.89%) Scrum
12 14 (14.89%) Clustering
12 14 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (14.89%) ZABBIX
12 14 (14.89%) Load Balancing
12 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
12 14 (14.89%) Puppet
12 14 (14.89%) High Availability
13 13 (13.83%) Varnish
13 13 (13.83%) WordPress
13 13 (13.83%) Amazon CloudWatch

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.83%) WordPress
2 6 (6.38%) CMS
3 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) Jetty
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.13%) GitHub
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (1.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Slack
6 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) DNS
2 13 (13.83%) LAN
2 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.83%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Modbus
3 1 (1.06%) RS-232
3 1 (1.06%) RS-485
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.06%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Subversion
2 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Ant
3 5 (5.32%) Gradle
3 5 (5.32%) JUnit
3 5 (5.32%) Maven
3 5 (5.32%) TestNG
4 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.19%) JIRA
6 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.06%) RSpec
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Software Engineer
2 21 (22.34%) Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Quality Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Lead DevOps
5 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.45%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.32%) Architect
8 5 (5.32%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
8 5 (5.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) Web Services
2 17 (18.09%) Spring
3 14 (14.89%) LAMP
4 11 (11.70%) REST
4 11 (11.70%) XML
5 10 (10.64%) .NET
5 10 (10.64%) SOAP
6 9 (9.57%) Spring Boot
7 7 (7.45%) HTML
8 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.32%) RxJava
9 5 (5.32%) Swagger
10 4 (4.26%) Ajax
10 4 (4.26%) HTML5
10 4 (4.26%) JSON
11 3 (3.19%) CSS
11 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.19%) jQuery
11 3 (3.19%) RESTful
11 3 (3.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Clustering
2 8 (8.51%) Fintech
3 7 (7.45%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.06%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.06%) VMS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) DevOps
2 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (19.15%) Case Management
4 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
5 17 (18.09%) Configuration Management
5 17 (18.09%) TDD
6 14 (14.89%) High Availability
6 14 (14.89%) Load Balancing
6 14 (14.89%) Scrum
7 13 (13.83%) Content Management
8 9 (9.57%) OO
8 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.51%) Microservices
10 7 (7.45%) SDLC
11 6 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.38%) SOA
11 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.32%) OOP
12 5 (5.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.23%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) PHP
3 20 (21.28%) Python
4 16 (17.02%) C#
5 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
6 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.57%) C
9 7 (7.45%) C++
9 7 (7.45%) Java 8
10 5 (5.32%) Ruby
11 4 (4.26%) Embedded C
11 4 (4.26%) Go
12 3 (3.19%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.06%) Delphi
14 1 (1.06%) Perl
14 1 (1.06%) R
14 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) PhD
3 2 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.13%) CITP
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Varnish
2 7 (7.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.06%) HDFS
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (14.89%) Puppet
1 14 (14.89%) ZABBIX
2 3 (3.19%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.06%) Graphite
4 1 (1.06%) Kibana
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Google
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (1.06%) Apigee
5 1 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.06%) Mashery
5 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.06%) New Relic
5 1 (1.06%) Perforce
5 1 (1.06%) Splunk
5 1 (1.06%) VMware