Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 75 92 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.00% 8.76% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 9.61% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68 83 70
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%
10th Percentile £28,275 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £56,250 £54,125
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%

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 866 957 1,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.42% 91.14% 85.62%
Number of salaries quoted 750 839 1,001
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (34.67%) Java
1 26 (34.67%) SQL
1 26 (34.67%) DevOps
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) PHP
4 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 19 (25.33%) Python
6 19 (25.33%) Subversion
7 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 17 (22.67%) TDD
9 16 (21.33%) LAMP
9 16 (21.33%) MySQL
10 15 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 14 (18.67%) DNS
11 14 (18.67%) C#
11 14 (18.67%) OO
11 14 (18.67%) Clustering
11 14 (18.67%) Spring
11 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
11 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
11 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (18.67%) High Availability
12 13 (17.33%) Varnish
12 13 (17.33%) Puppet
12 13 (17.33%) WordPress
12 13 (17.33%) ZABBIX
12 13 (17.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (17.33%) Content Management

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 (17.33%) WordPress
2 6 (8.00%) CMS
2 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (5.33%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) npm
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Slack
5 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) LAN
2 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.33%) Modbus
3 1 (1.33%) RS-232
3 1 (1.33%) RS-485
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) MySQL
2 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (25.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.00%) JUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Ant
4 5 (6.67%) Gradle
4 5 (6.67%) Maven
4 5 (6.67%) TestNG
5 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.67%) Bower
6 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.67%) JIRA
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.33%) JMeter
7 1 (1.33%) NUnit
7 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.67%) Banking
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Software Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Lead DevOps
4 10 (13.33%) Quality Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (9.33%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) PHP Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) LAMP
2 14 (18.67%) Spring
3 11 (14.67%) Web Services
4 9 (12.00%) XML
5 8 (10.67%) REST
6 7 (9.33%) .NET
6 7 (9.33%) HTML
6 7 (9.33%) SOAP
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.67%) Kafka
8 5 (6.67%) RESTful
8 5 (6.67%) Spring Boot
9 4 (5.33%) Ajax
9 4 (5.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.33%) Node.js
9 4 (5.33%) XML Schema
10 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.00%) JSON
10 3 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Fintech
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) DevOps
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 17 (22.67%) TDD
5 15 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.67%) High Availability
6 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
6 14 (18.67%) OO
7 13 (17.33%) Content Management
7 13 (17.33%) Scrum
8 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.33%) Case Management
10 9 (12.00%) Microservices
10 9 (12.00%) OOP
11 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (6.67%) People Management
12 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.67%) User Stories
12 5 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
1 26 (34.67%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) PHP
3 19 (25.33%) Python
4 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
4 14 (18.67%) C#
5 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
6 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.00%) C++
8 8 (10.67%) C
9 6 (8.00%) Go
10 5 (6.67%) Ruby
11 4 (5.33%) Embedded C
12 3 (4.00%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.33%) Perl
14 1 (1.33%) R
14 1 (1.33%) RPG
14 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) PhD
3 2 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.67%) CITP
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Varnish
2 3 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (17.33%) Puppet
1 13 (17.33%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.00%) Ansible
2 3 (4.00%) Terraform
3 1 (1.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.33%) Apigee
4 1 (1.33%) Mashery
4 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.33%) Perforce
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk