Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 35 46
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 74 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.73% 5.71% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 6.01% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 59 41 74
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.11% +18.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +25.00%

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 944 766 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 85.90% 95.04% 92.09%
Number of salaries quoted 778 686 1,115
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) C#
3 30 (40.54%) Java
4 26 (35.14%) .NET
5 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.68%) Scrum
5 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (22.97%) DevOps
6 17 (22.97%) Web Services
6 17 (22.97%) Python
7 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 13 (17.57%) Machine Learning
8 13 (17.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.86%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Games
11 9 (12.16%) SQL
11 9 (12.16%) Degree
11 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (12.16%) .NET Core
11 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (12.16%) Case Management
12 8 (10.81%) Serverless
12 8 (10.81%) Data Science
12 8 (10.81%) Analytics
12 8 (10.81%) Data Analytics
12 8 (10.81%) Deep Learning
12 8 (10.81%) Welsh Language
12 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (14.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) Jetty
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.81%) Serverless
4 5 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.41%) SaaS
6 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Office 365
7 1 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.05%) Big Data
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) HPCC
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) Selenium
2 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.70%) Maven
2 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.35%) Ant
3 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.35%) Gradle
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) RSpec
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) TestNG
General
1 10 (13.51%) Games
2 8 (10.81%) Welsh Language
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Software Engineer
2 30 (40.54%) Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Java Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (14.86%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) PHP Developer
11 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.05%) PHP Software Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Consultant
12 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
12 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) .NET
2 17 (22.97%) Web Services
3 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Core
5 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.46%) HTML
5 7 (9.46%) REST
5 7 (9.46%) Spring
5 7 (9.46%) Spring Boot
6 6 (8.11%) SOAP
7 5 (6.76%) RxJava
7 5 (6.76%) Swagger
7 5 (6.76%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.41%) CSS
9 3 (4.05%) HTML5
9 3 (4.05%) jQuery
9 3 (4.05%) React
9 3 (4.05%) RESTful
10 2 (2.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Fintech
2 5 (6.76%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) VMS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Scrum
3 17 (22.97%) DevOps
4 13 (17.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.57%) Machine Learning
5 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
6 9 (12.16%) Case Management
6 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.81%) Analytics
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.81%) Data Analytics
7 8 (10.81%) Data Science
7 8 (10.81%) Deep Learning
8 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Kanban
9 6 (8.11%) SDLC
9 6 (8.11%) TDD
9 6 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (6.76%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) C#
2 30 (40.54%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.97%) Python
5 9 (12.16%) SQL
6 7 (9.46%) C++
6 7 (9.46%) Java 8
6 7 (9.46%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.76%) PHP
8 3 (4.05%) C
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.35%) Delphi
10 1 (1.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 13485
1 1 (1.35%) JTAG
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) Graphite
2 1 (1.35%) Nagios
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Salt
2 1 (1.35%) Terraform
2 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.35%) New Relic
4 1 (1.35%) VMware