Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 32 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 52 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.39% 6.56% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 7.15% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45 81 61
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £23,100 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,250 £85,000 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.11% +18.67% -11.76%

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 754 1,077 1,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.63% 91.74% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 663 991 1,049
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £24,775 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,750
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
3 18 (34.62%) PHP
4 16 (30.77%) Web Services
4 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (26.92%) OO
6 13 (25.00%) C#
7 12 (23.08%) Spring
8 11 (21.15%) Symfony
8 11 (21.15%) .NET
8 11 (21.15%) RESTful
8 11 (21.15%) Microservices
9 10 (19.23%) REST
9 10 (19.23%) HTML
9 10 (19.23%) Scrum
10 9 (17.31%) TDD
10 9 (17.31%) C++
10 9 (17.31%) SOAP
10 9 (17.31%) OOP
10 9 (17.31%) CSS
10 9 (17.31%) Finance
10 9 (17.31%) SaaS
10 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
11 8 (15.38%) Node.js
11 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
11 8 (15.38%) Fintech
11 8 (15.38%) MySQL

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 5 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.85%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) SaaS
3 5 (9.62%) npm
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) LAN
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.54%) Maven
3 6 (11.54%) Subversion
4 5 (9.62%) Bower
4 5 (9.62%) JUnit
5 4 (7.69%) Ant
5 4 (7.69%) Gradle
5 4 (7.69%) TestNG
6 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.92%) Grunt
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) NUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Software Engineer
2 21 (40.38%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Java Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) PHP Software Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Junior
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Software Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Web Services
2 12 (23.08%) Spring
3 11 (21.15%) .NET
3 11 (21.15%) RESTful
3 11 (21.15%) Symfony
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
4 10 (19.23%) REST
5 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
5 9 (17.31%) CSS
5 9 (17.31%) SOAP
6 8 (15.38%) Node.js
7 6 (11.54%) LAMP
7 6 (11.54%) Laravel
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.62%) Kafka
8 5 (9.62%) Spring Boot
8 5 (9.62%) Thymeleaf
9 4 (7.69%) XML
9 4 (7.69%) XML Schema
10 2 (3.85%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Fintech
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Android
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) OO
3 11 (21.15%) Microservices
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 9 (17.31%) OOP
5 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.46%) Machine Learning
6 7 (13.46%) Web Development
7 6 (11.54%) SDLC
7 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) User Stories
9 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
1 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) PHP
3 13 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) C++
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) Go
7 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) C
7 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) Erlang
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Ansible
2 5 (9.62%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle