Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 70 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.75% 5.08% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 5.73% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 76 64
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +18.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,850 £28,125 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,750 £85,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +25.00% -1.37%

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 749 1222 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.68% 88.61% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1107 1124
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) C#
3 15 (31.91%) Finance
4 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) .NET
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
5 13 (27.66%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) OO
6 10 (21.28%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
7 9 (19.15%) SDLC
7 9 (19.15%) PHP
8 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.02%) SOAP
8 8 (17.02%) TDD
8 8 (17.02%) Degree
8 8 (17.02%) REST
9 7 (14.89%) RESTful
9 7 (14.89%) Symfony
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.89%) Advertising
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.77%) CSS
10 6 (12.77%) OOP
10 6 (12.77%) HTML

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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) HPCC
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Bower
5 1 (2.13%) Gradle
5 1 (2.13%) Grunt
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) TestNG
5 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Advertising
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Welsh Language
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.02%) PHP Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Junior
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Principal Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
1 13 (27.66%) Spring
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.02%) REST
2 8 (17.02%) SOAP
3 7 (14.89%) RESTful
3 7 (14.89%) Symfony
4 6 (12.77%) CSS
4 6 (12.77%) HTML
5 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.51%) Kafka
6 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
6 4 (8.51%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) Java EE
7 3 (6.38%) JPA
7 3 (6.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.26%) Fintech
2 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Scrum
3 10 (21.28%) OO
4 9 (19.15%) SDLC
5 8 (17.02%) TDD
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Microservices
7 6 (12.77%) OOP
7 6 (12.77%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.38%) Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.26%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.26%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (4.26%) Functional Programming
10 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 10 (21.28%) C++
6 9 (19.15%) PHP
7 4 (8.51%) Go
8 3 (6.38%) Python
9 2 (4.26%) C
9 2 (4.26%) Erlang
9 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.26%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) Haskell
10 1 (2.13%) Lisp
10 1 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.38%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Zend